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Review/Giveaway of Dhampyr Heritage by E.G. Gaddess (CONTEST CLOSED)


Dhampyr Heritage is a old-school vampire book. These vampires are not the sexy and sweet ones that you find in novels these days. They are evil. This is also a YA book. It is set in the early 1900’s. It starts with Christian and Gideon as young boys of around 12. Christian has a secret to share with Gideon, a secret that he is not supposed to tell anyone. He tells Gideon because they are best friends and share everything, and tells him to meet him out by the pear tree. This is no juvenile secret though, as it has dire consequences. Gideon witnesses Christian being turned into vampire. In an effort to keep Gideon safe and twart the rumors that Gideon had something to do with Christians death, his family sends him away to his grandmothers.

Fast forward four years and the vampires have found Gideon. Gideon realizes that his family has known all along that vampires exist. His family is actually a family of vampire hunters! Deciding to journey home, Gideon meets a girl, Zola, on the boat that takes him home. Zola has many secrets of her own. (I know something you don’t know!) 🙂 Once home, Gideon realizes that Christian is indeed a vampire, and that he still looks twelve years old. Christian is trying to fight his vampire nature and it is an eternal struggle.

The book centers around a variety of secrets, lies and danger. Gideon is on a journey that no teenage boy should ever have to go through. At times funny and sweet, with a clean YA budding romance, it also has the added edge of page-turning anticpation to know what is going to happen next.. This is a new twist on vampires and is very well-written. I really enjoyed this book even though it is not my usual type of book. I prefer more modern books but this made me think I should give more books like this a chance. I give this book 4 stars!

Quotes from the Book:

“A man. A powerful man. He is going to share his power with me, and then I will share it with you.”

“Never be ashamed of those tears. To feel sorrow at another’s pain or death is not a weakness. What is weak is to let it pull you into your own despair. There is always hope. Remember that.”

“Because, yes, being with Zola made him feel like he could toss a pear core clear across the meadow and beyond.”

Once again, if I have talked you into reading this book, please leave a review where you bought it. Every review helps the author. I am inserting a link for the book below.

Dhampyr Heritage  (Kindle E-Book)
Dhampyr Heritage  (Paperback)


THE GIVEAWAY! (1 Signed Paperback of Dhampyr Heritage)

The Giveaway is simple. You get three chances to enter.

1) The first one is MANDATORY. You must leave a comment on this post that has something to do with this review. That will get you in the running!

2) Like E.G. GADDESS on facebook for a second entry.  Click HERE to like her. Make sure you leave a comment here saying you did. If you already have, just leave a comment on here saying you already did.

3) If you would like to up those odds, like ME on facebook for a third entry. Click HERE to like me on facebook. Make sure you leave a comment saying you liked me for a chance to win! If you already liked me on facebook before, just leave a comment telling me you already did and you will get your third entry.

Easy-Peasy! The names will go in a random name generator. I will put all the names in there 1, 2, or 3 times depending on the number of times you entered. I will hit the button and it will give us a winner! The contest closes at 8 a.m CST 7/12. Winners will be announced shortly afterwards. GOOD LUCK!

Upcoming Events!

Now that I have Gehenna’s review posted, there is more to look forward too! My interview with Jason Brant will be posted on 6/18 and I am super excited for everyone to read that. Jason is a great author and a funny guy. The interview went so well and Jason’s answers are a must read! I don’t think I did too bad on the interview questions myself =)
My next book up for review is: Willow Pond by Carol Tibaldi. I am planning on starting that book today. Willow Pond review will be posted on or before 6/19. The fun doesn’t stop there though. Coming up for review is Fayth Devlin’s Blood Lust, Shalini Boland’s Outside, Silvano William’s Spoon Fed Addiction, E.G. Gaddess’s Dhampyr Heritage, a book by Joanne Clancy (Haven’t decided which one yet), D.S. Hellen’s Chasing Evil’s Shadow, a stop at my blog by The Waiting for Daybreak Blog Tour (guest post), and much, much more. I hope everyone stops by often to check out these great authors!

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