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Blood Pressure

A Vampire Testament

Vampire Testaments

Terence Taylor

St. Martin's Griffin

The secret war between vampires and humans escalates and the world will never be the same again…Christopher Jude Miller – fully grown and still human – has returned to New York to seek answers about his past.  It is there he meets Joie, a young woman connected to his past, and falls into a twisted love triangle. He and Joie also realize that the magical forces that made both their lives possible have unexpected side effects, as they discover that united they have abilities neither knew of before - including the power to cure vampires.Created after the incidents that brought in the National Guard to contain the vampire zombie plague on the Lower East Side, Clean Slate Global is a covert ops organization formed to rid the world of vampires, run by ex-deputy mayor Jonathan Richmond.  But Richmond unleashes an ancient evil with darker motives.  It plots to use Christopher and Joie’s power to eliminate all vampires from the Earth…with the exception of its own new and improved indestructible army of the undead.

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CHAPTER 1
 
3:32 P.M.—East Village, 19 July 2007
Christopher had never been sick a day in his life.
It was a running joke in the family. There wasn’t one kid or parent they hadn’t carried to the emergency room in the middle of the night, at one time or another, except Christopher. They’d made jokes about his good health all through his childhood, had even accused him of bringing a few family pets back to life before they could be buried. They made jokes, the neighbors made jokes, teachers made jokes, but beneath all the laughter was something darker.
There
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Praise for Blood Pressure

"Taylor's New York is a chillingly familiar world filled with new and deadly possibilities.  More than just a vampire novel, Blood Pressure is a story that keeps you up at night long after you've turned the last page." –Karin Slaughter, New York Times bestselling author of Undone

 

"I've never read anything like it." --Whoopi Goldberg on Bite Marks

 

 "Truly enjoyable and imaginative, this thrilling, convoluted yarn is sure to delight any vampire fan." --Publisher's Weekly (Starred Review) on Bite Marks

 

"Terence Taylor delivers masterful world-building, edge-of-your-seat prose, and characters to die for--his is an exciting fresh voice in vampire literature." -- LA Banks, New York Times Bestseller and author of The Vampire Huntress Legends Series

 

" Bite Marks is a  must-read for fans of vampires and well-crafted paranormal fiction--just in the nick of time." --Tananarive Due, American Book Award-winning author of Blood Colony

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Terence Taylor

  • TERENCE TAYLOR, author of Bite Marks, is also an award-winning children's television writer, whose work has appeared on PBS, Nickelodeon, and Disney, among many others. After a career of comforting young kids, he's now equally dedicated to scaring their parents.  His short horror stories have been published in all three Dark Dreams anthologies.  He lives quietly in Brooklyn and laughs a lot between acts of literary carnage. 

     

    Visit DoYouBelieveInVampires.com and terencetaylor.com for more on The Vampire Testaments.

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A Vampire Testament

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