Rainbow Snippets: Six Sentences from “Sweeter Than Blood”


In celebration of Halloween and the harvest, my contribution this week to the Rainbow Snippets meme comes from “Sweeter Than Blood,” a story about Keith, a disgruntled vegan vampire trying to find meaning in his unlife. It appears this month in Blood in the Rain 2: Nineteen Stories of Vampire Erotica from Cwtch Press:

When John finishes his night shift at the hospital, we usually meet at the gay district’s twenty-four–hour juice bar. That’s where we are now, at a table by the window, John counseling me on how to be a less miserable vampire.

He sets his glass down with a flourish, as if he’s about to make a pronouncement. “Keith, you’re a masochist to work in a barbershop.”

“Am I?”

He nods and widens his eyes. “The temptation must be agonizing with all those razor blades around.”

Blood in the Rain is available for pre-order on Amazon and other retailers. It comes out on Oct. 25!

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