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New review of The Beast Without!

Just had to repost this lovely review of The Beast Without, which happens to come from Canadian author Jeffrey Round, who won Best Gay Mystery at this year's Lambda Literary Awards for his book Lake on the Mountain. Thanks Jeffrey!

's review
Jul 15, 13
4 of 5 stars Read in July, 2013
I'd never seen True Blood or read a vampire novel. Never wanted to. Not out of snobbishness, but simply lack of desire. The only vampire film I ever enjoyed was Andy Warhol's Dracula (which is actually Paul Morrissey's Andy Warhol's Dracula, but I won't belabour that.)

After a recent Pride reading, however, I was approached by an attractive young man. He complimented me (I like being complimented by attractive young men) and said he'd just published his first novel, a supernatural fiction story. I said I would read it. (Yup, that's all it takes. Sorry.) Happily, surprisingly, I enjoyed it. In the hands of a born storyteller lik…