Ava doesn't know how she came to be in Kosovo, or what is wrong with her. Released by the vampire elite, who believes she is immune to vampirism, she must fend for herself in the freezing Balkan winter. When she falls for a boy who works in the circus, she thinks things are finally going her way - but terror is only ever one step behind her. Edgy and exciting, this book is a fantastic addition to the vampire genre. Part of the clever Vampire Dawn series, this story intertwines fascinating historical (vampire) figures with the contemporary world a group of smartphones and the internet. After reading the first book, Die Now or Live Forever, the books can be read in any order. This book is ideal for reluctant readers who want to delve into the world of vampires.
Anne Rooney, children's and teens' author, does not eat meat in case the taste of blood becomes too appealing. When not writing books, she haunts the cemeteries and catacombs of Paris and Venice and raises non-vampiric daughters and chickens in Cambridge. She studied at a haunted college and her first car was a haunted van; the undead hold no fears for her.