"Sunshine" is what everyone calls her. She works long hours in her family's coffeehouse, making her famous "Cinnamon Rolls as Big as Your Head," Bitter Chocolate Death, Caramel Cataclysm, and other sugar-shock specials that keep the customers coming. She's happy in her bakery--which her stepfather built specially for her--but sometimes she feels that she should have life outside the coffeehouse. One evening she drives out to the lake to get away from her family, to be alone. There hasn't been any trouble at the lake for years.
But there is trouble that night for Sunshine. She is abducted by a gang of vampires who shackle her to the wall of an abandoned mansion, within easy reach of a figure stirring in the moonlight. Sunshine knows that he is a vampire and that she is to be his dinner. Yet when dawn breaks he has not attempted to harm her.
And now he needs her help to survive the day...
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marian_librarian Jun 12, 2011
I've long been a fan of Robin McKinley (since I was a kid, basically), and I was thrilled to learn that she had written this book for adults. She writes such strong, believable female characters, and Sunshine is no exception. I do wish that she had spent a little less time on back-story and more ... Read More »
RenGrrl Jun 11, 2011
A great read!
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Sunshine Seddon meets Count Dracula's handsome cousin in a romp through the shadowy streets of a spooky world.
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