Following his Being Human 12-step program, 200-year-old vampire Christian Young bites off more than he can chew when he "makes contact" with neighbor/bar owner Jolee Dugan. As Christian's humanly urges return stronger than any vampire urge he's ever known, he engages in a relationship with Jolee. They struggle side by side to overcome painful, shameful pasts to come together as one.

Love successfully entwines two separate worlds in a believable story of love and strife. This book will leave readers smiling, yet all the while wondering what's really out there. (Feb., 320 pp., $14.00)
Reviewed by: 
Jennifer Madsen