I couldn’t post an entire page of Chapter 22 without giving away spoilers. There are 8 gazillion “vampire stories” and “vampire novels” out there. I didn’t want this to be pigeon-holed as one of those. I never used the word “vampire” once in this novel. There are undead characters who live on blood, who can only appear at night. I found other ways to describe them without using the ‘v-word.’ I prefer paranormal or gothic when describing what genre this novel fits. I don’t even like the word “horror” though I’m sure it will be used by some.