Vampires of Orange County Vol. One

Vampires of Orange County Vol. One

John Bankston

Biographies & Memoirs / Young Adult / Horror

Like many girls in Newport Beach, California, Morgan spray tans, night surfs and parties. She even has a purse dog named Bambi. But Morgan also has a secret. She's endured black-outs ever since her mother's death. Following a black-out during an attack at the tanning club she manages, Morgan learns she killed her attacker. It may not be the first time.Set in and around Newport Beach, Vampires of Orange County takes place over one week in Morgan’s life as she looks for answers. Is the ex-boyfriend she never really left behind responsible for her blackouts, her sun-sickness and even her sudden craving for very rare steak? Or is it instead the friend with benefits who may have turned her Chihuahua into a vicious killer?Newport Beach, California-based author, John Bankston is the author of over eighty nonfiction books for young adults. Vampires of Orange County, is his first novel for an adult audience. Vampires of Orange County subverts this popular sub-genre by offering a protagonist who is a humorous and independent young woman who isn't seeking rescue. Volume One Morgan is attacked by an intruder at the Newport Beach tanning club she manages. After blacking out, she awakens in a hospital and learns she killed her attacker. Fifteen-year-old Stephanie has always been the good girl, but now she’s dating a man who’s not only older, but also her sister Morgan’s ex-boyfriend. Meanwhile, Morgan –– a vegetarian since she was eight –– orders a very rare steak. Fifteen-year-old Stephanie has always been the good girl, but now she’s dating a man who’s not only older, but also her sister Morgan’s ex-boyfriend. Meanwhile, Morgan –– a vegetarian since she was eight –– orders a very rare steak.
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