Hello and welcome to my Book Review of “A Perilous Thirst” by Rhani D’Chae.
Meet Rhani D’Chae.
Rhani D’Chae is a visually disabled writer who was born and raised in Tacoma, WA. Because of her failing eyesight, she no longer reads as much as she used to, but she does enjoy falling into the worlds created by other Indie authors as often as her vision will allow. Shadow of the Drill is her first published novel, and is the first in a series that revolves around an unrepentant enforcer and the violent life that he leads.
She enjoys chatting with readers and fellow writers via Social Media sites, and loves getting comments and other input from those who have read her work. She is on Facebook, and also on Twitter, @rhanidchae. Also, if you have the time, please stop by her blog: rhanidchae.wordpress.com.
A short story about a gay vampire in the early days of the AIDS epidemic
MY BOOK REVIEW 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Dark and Intimate. A portrayal I will long remember.
Having read and enjoyed this author’s previous work ‘Shadow of the Drill’ I was more than a little curious to see how she handled the Paranormal genre. I am not a fan of Vampire’s, with the exception of Anne Rice’s classic Le Stat series. So I read this purely out of my prior knowledge and enjoyment of this authors work.
The first person narrative is difficult to pull off successfully, some authors tend to preach rather than invite you in to their world through the mind of their character.
This author doesn’t make that mistake. It took only a few minutes before I was caught up in the story. I was captured by the need to learn more about this Vampire, this intriguing, brutally honest, and yet somehow intensely vulnerable defiance of all things human.
This author creates empathy, a difficult and often overlooked skill in the short story genre. She paints the canvas with rich color, and dark shadow, allowing us to visualize this creature of the night clearly. We are made the confessional for his thoughts and feelings, we are invited to understand his inability to love. Ultimately we are invited to sit in judgement, and render a verdict on his desire to continue an existence devoid of hope.
Author Rhani D’Chae has a gifted pen. Her writing inspires thought and characterizes pain.
I will seek out more of her work, because of that gift.
I no longer care about the ‘other’ sparkling depictions of Vampire’s for this one has me converted. Many reviewers have asked for more of this story. I found that surprising in some ways. For me this tale is complete, and its shortness only adds to the intensity.
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