Cold In California
Cold in California by Deborah Riley Magnus
What happens to a vampire after he finally dies? Heaven? Hell? Nope, purgatory in a West Hollywoodwarehouse. Go figure.
Cold in California playfully proposes that even the worst of the supernatural world gets one more chance at redemption. Twice-baked vampire, Gabriel Strickland, learns this when he’s whisked from his final demise and into a holding tank of sorts tucked secretly inWest Hollywood. Sixty creatures, including other dead vampires, pixies, a legendary Navaho stick man and bothersome leprechauns, struggle together to earn brownie points (against their natures) and wait out possible centuries of purgatory. Gabriel receives dubious advice from Crudo Cushman, a controlling troll who runs the place, but there are always bugs in the pudding and he faces them all. Enter, the beautiful Dori Gallagher, who not only knocks Gabriel off his feet, but also an evil warlock who has designs on her.
His life after double death is all about balance, but when menacing forces gather against Gabriel and everything he’s come to respect, it’s a fiery clash of supernatural verses supernatural in one heroic effort to save his new reality.
“…blend of action, love story and humour. The author has managed to create a story which feels real and exciting but which can also laugh at itself from time to time.” Nicki J. Markus – Author & Reviewer
“Spend some time with twice-baked vampire, Gabriel and you will discover not only a new mythology, but a new world called COLD IN CALIFORNIA.” Joe Wilson – Writer/Director of Vampire Mob
“I would highly, HIGHLY recommend this novel to anyone who is looking for something unique and different and loves a good paranormal book.” Full Moon Bites