Publisher: Penrefe Publications
Series: Blood of Ages Prequel
For a simple eternity, all Michael Roman has to do is let it all go: the mystery surrounding his maker’s murder, the memory of his mortal life, and the basic idea that killing is wrong.
“From the Ashes” chronicles Michael’s early vampire life spent fighting on the Tournament circuit and falling for another vampire’s familiar.
This is a Blood of Ages Companion Novel. It can be read independently of or in addition to the Blood of Ages series by K.L. Kerr; if reading as part of the series, it is advised to read at any point after "The Genesis (Blood of Ages, #1)"
If you've read "The Genesis" the first of the "Blood of Ages" series, you'll recognize some characters. And as usual, K.L. Kerr did an amazing job with her character development. I had a great time learning and relearning about the people and vampires from Dayson city. Vincent was especially fascinating and she didn't skimp on his details. He's very much an old-school vampire with a lack of morale while Michael, in his newly awakened life, still clings to his.
There are masterful action scenes that are rife with suspense.
If you haven't read the first book "The Genesis", don't fret, you can go into this one blind and still have a great read.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
She loves Tumblr and Twitter in equal measure. She also loves "Game of Thrones", "Sherlock" and "Supernatural" (though she doesn't think as much of Supernatural after Season Five; just her opinion, but she thinks they should've ended it at five, as the original writers intended). She hasn't actually read all of RR Martin's books, but she has bought them (well, they were a Christmas present) and she intends to read them at some point before the TV series catches up.
She wrote the first draft of "The Genesis" thirteen years ago, when she was just sixteen (it wasn't good), and she re-wrote the entire thing from scratch for NaNoWriMo 2011. She released it in September 2012. There are a total of three books planned for the Blood of Ages trilogy, and two additional "companion novels". She intends to release a book a year until it's done, and then she can die happy.
Kerr currently lives in the North West of England with housemates reminiscent of college years and two cats who think they’re people.
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