Thanks to its unique combination of human and vampire residents,
Morganville, Texas, is a small college town with big-time problems. When
student Claire Danvers gets the chance to experience life on the
outside, she takes it. But Morganville isn’t the only town with vampire
Claire never thought she’d leave Morganville, but when she gets accepted into the graduate program at MIT, she can’t pass up the opportunity. Saying good-bye to her friends is bittersweet, especially since things are still raw and unsettled between Claire and her boyfriend, Shane.
Her new life at MIT is scary and exciting, but Morganville is never really far from Claire’s mind. Enrolled in a special advanced study program with Professor Irene Anderson, a former Morganville native, Claire is able to work on her machine, which is designed to cancel the mental abilities of vampires.
But when she begins testing her machine on live subjects, things quickly spiral out of control, and Claire starts to wonder whether leaving Morganville was the last mistake she’ll ever make...
Rachel Caine is a pen name of Roxanne Longstreet Conrad (born 1962), who also writes as Roxanne Longstreet. She's an American writer of science fiction, fantasy, mystery, suspense, and horror novels. She also publishes media tie-in novels as Julie Fortune.
Rachel Caine is a former professional musician who has the distinction of having played with such musical legends as Henry Mancini, Peter Nero, and John Williams. She's also an avid movie buff, a TV-holic, and says she "prefers a good stout Guinness to wimpy American beers."
Rachel Caine does most of her writing in a coffee shop near her home. She says she finds Caramel Mocha "very inspirational." She listens to music while she writes, the playlist changing from project to project.
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