We’ve had the best and the worst so, now, I’d like to draw attention to an overlooked vampire novel which deserves more credit than it gets.
The characters are allowed a lovely amount of development, the setting is appropriately desolate and, for once, the vampires aren’t the bad guys. There’s a much bigger monster in Penance, Ohio, and I won’t dare spoil it for you.
That’s the short version. Here’s the long version.