Rainbow Snippets – 23/10/16 – Shades of Sepia

I haven’t posted in Rainbow Snippets for a while as I’ve been busy with deadlines, so it’s great to be back. I’m in the mood for vampires today so this week’s snippet is from Shades of Sepia. I need more hours in the day so I can write my spinoff series for The Sleepless City.

He didn’t need to be close in order to find out what he needed, as his senses were much more refined than those of a human.

In this case, it was more of a curse than an advantage. The reek of blood hit him first, as he’d known it would. He felt his breathing speed up and his fangs start to descend. Just the smell of it was enough, a temptation of something he couldn’t allow himself to taste. Not again.

About Anne Barwell

Anne Barwell lives in Wellington, New Zealand. She shares her home with a cat with “tortitude” who is convinced that the house is run to suit her; this is an ongoing “discussion,” and to date, it appears as though Kaylee may be winning. In 2008, Anne completed her conjoint BA in English Literature and Music/Bachelor of Teaching. She has worked as a music teacher, a primary school teacher, and now works in a library. She is a member of the Upper Hutt Science Fiction Club and plays violin for Hutt Valley Orchestra. She is an avid reader across a wide range of genres and a watcher of far too many TV series and movies, although it can be argued that there is no such thing as “too many.” These, of course, are best enjoyed with a decent cup of tea and further the continuing argument that the concept of “spare time” is really just a myth. She also hosts and reviews for other authors, and writes monthly blog posts for Love Bytes. She is the co-founder of the New Zealand Rainbow Romance writers, and a member of RWNZ. Anne’s books have received honorable mentions five times, reached the finals four times—one of which was for best gay book—and been a runner up in the Rainbow Awards. She has also been nominated twice in the Goodreads M/M Romance Reader’s Choice Awards—once for Best Fantasy and once for Best Historical. Anne can be found at https://annebarwell.wordpress.com
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6 Responses to Rainbow Snippets – 23/10/16 – Shades of Sepia

  1. Intriguing, how it’s a ‘reek’, as well as a temptation.


  2. AM says:

    I love the title, and I like the vivid description of his reaction.


  3. P.T. Wyant says:

    Love the “not again” — it really makes me want to know more.


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