A Novel by Lorelei Bell
- Paperback: 324 pages
- Publisher: Copperhill Media Corporation (December 2, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0983977534
- ISBN-13: 978-0983977537
- Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.7 inches
Lorelei Bell has created another unique and mesmerizing mystery masterwork that tops its prequel Vampire Ascending in drama, fast-paced action, love, passion, heartache, and devastation.
New friends, new adventures, shocking revelations, and harrowing experiences make for riveting reading in this second installment of the Sabrina Strong Series.
Sabrina learns more details - through Vasyl's recounting of his human and vampire life – of what her role as a sibyl means and how the past and the future will come together. She finally learns what role Vasyl has played in his search for the next sibyl and why she is so tremendously important.
As Sabrina’s partner Dante puts himself at risk to help all of mankind, Sabrina learns why newcomer Bill Gannon is so interested in her, and she works to protect Bjorn Tremayne from losing it all. Sabrina’s past catches up to her, and she discovers that not everyone is, or was, what she thought. New characters, some kind and trustworthy and some not, contribute to a captivating story line, and Sabrina finds herself on a journey she never thought possible.
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About Lorelei Bell
For more information on Lorelei Bell and her work, please visit her website at http://loreleismuse-lorelei.blogspot.com/. Also, see her Facebook Page and her section on this website.
A Review of 'Vampire's Trill' by Lorelei Bell
Seriously folks, I truly enjoyed Lorelei's books - the first one I won, the second I bought - and am looking forward to reading more of Sabrina Strong's adventures. Without further ado...
'Vampire's Trill' continues where 'Vampire Ascending' leaves off, but fear not, you need not have read the first book to follow the plot and understand what's at stake (pardon the pun) in Sabrina' s life -- though I highly recommend it. 'Vampire Ascending' was an exciting and fun read from beginning to end, and this book is no different.
What's it like to be Sabrina Strong? She's one tough cookie. She's struggled all her life against the world's stereotypes of her -- you see, she's a Touch Clairvoyant -- but the predicament she finds herself in 'Vampire's Trill' really raises the bar. And for someone who can't even get a date, Sabrina is awfully popular these days. Everyone wants her, but why? There's Bjorn Tremayne the handsome master Vampire who first hired Sabrina to uncover some nefarious goings-on in his organization, but who now desperately needs help of his own, and Vasyl, the Rogue Vampire who has been unknowingly lurking in Sabrina's life but will soon reveal his true intentions. Sabrina finds that the fate of the world is in her hands. Is she the sybil Bjorn's enemies fear? The mystery deepens -- no one's life is safe from danger -- and there's plenty of romance too, as the once untouchable Sabrina is suddenly in hot demand.
Lorelei Bell makes the incredible, credible - a mark of a great story teller - and what a world she's created: Vampires, Shape Shifters, and Werewolves as they cohabitate with the human race, and sometimes it's difficult to tell who is the most inhuman.
In short, 'Vampire's Trill' is fun, exciting and entertaining, filled with mysterious twists as Sabrina uncovers the evil plot afoot. I am not into Vampire fiction as a rule, but Lorelei Bell has made a believer out of me. I love Lorelei's blend of mystery, romance and humor and most important, her inventiveness. She has fashioned an incredible, fresh new world. I can't wait for the next installment in the Sabrina Strong series.
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Excerpt from Vampire's Trill
The origin of the Mystic Ring is debatable, but it is now on Sabrina's finger. This is part of a discussion between Sabrina and Bill Gannon about the ring and Sabrina’s relationship to it.
“I never asked for this! Why would they care?” I felt the tears rush to my eyes again. I couldn't hold them back as I looked up at him. Maybe that dark-winged angel had been there, after all.
“You wear the mystic ring of King Solomon.” He gestured with his eyes toward my hand.
“What?” Too rattled to catch on, I didn't understand what he meant.
“The ring,” he explained, his tone still moderate, his expression unreadable. “It is thousands of years old, and has many powers.”
I looked down at my right hand and found that my glove was missing — I didn't remember it coming off, and couldn't see where it had gone. I gazed at the wide band of dull silver on my middle finger, but knew it wasn't silver, or it would have burned me. It was extremely dense. In the butter-soft lighting of the room, I could see there was strange-looking writing around the band — nothing I'd ever seen before, and clearly, nothing I could decipher.
“The mystic ring was once owned by King Solomon, the magician,” Bill explained. “He used it to help him rule demons. He collected a variety of magical things in his lifetime, but it wasn't his to keep. It is very ancient.”
I stood staring at him with my mouth open trying to comprehend this. It was like he was trying to explain physics to me, and so, naturally, it went over my head.
“It was hidden on a higher plane until the next sibyl was born. You.” He pointed at me. “They had to wait until you were born, and then find you through the cosmos.”
“I don't understand. You're saying that, supposedly, I was around during Solomon's time?”
“No. You are born in this lifetime. You are the only known sibyl in the world, now. Until only recently, your birth was a secret from us all. How fortunate that my grandmother happens to live across from you.”
I slitted my eyes at him, “Yeah, real fortunate.”
VAMPIRE ASCENDING - Part I of the Sabrina Strong Series
by Lorelei Bell
Exciting Hunt For A Vampire Serial Killer in Chicago
Sabrina Strong is a Touch Clairvoyant who knows a secret. She knows her mother was turned into a vampire when Sabrina was ten. Now that she is grown up, a powerful magnate in the Chicago business world hires her to reveal the identity of who relentlessly murders vampires in his ultra-modern stronghold of a hotel.
Sabrina is not thrilled about the aspect of working for vampires, but she needs the money, and she wants to find the gorgeous and mysterious vampire who has been turning up in her dreams. Is he the one who bit her when she was ten, marked her for his own, and turned her mother so long ago?
Little does Sabrina know that her whole life is about to change when her best friend becomes a victim, too, and Sabrina is the only one who can find her. Her friend’s fate intensifies the desperate need to find the murderer and, consequently, brings her into contact with a rogue vampire.
Sabrina is quickly immersed in romantic trysts and dangerous situations involving scheming vampires, shift changers, and werewolves.
With “Vampire Ascending”, Lorelei Bell has created a unique and mesmerizing mystery blending intricately detailed fantasy and romance within a contemporary setting. Her story features strong character development and provides new insights on a vampire’s life including love, passion, heartache, hope, devastation, lust, and longing. Moreover, “Vampire Ascending” is an action-packed plot full of surprises. Bell delivers a well-written and satisfying story that will leave the reader wanting more. [Read More...]
Vampire Ascending is available at Amazon.Com, Amazon.co.uk, Barnes & Noble, and any other good bookstore.