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X-Rated Bloodsuckers by Mario Acevedo

X-Rated Bloodsuckers

by Mario Acevedo

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OK... I think this deserves a 2.8. I just thought it was a bit too messy, and thrown together too quickly at the end. I'm still going to proceed with the series, because I think it has potential, but I'm going to take a little break from it for a while. ( )
  beertraveler | Feb 5, 2016 |
What happens when you ask a vampire to investigate the murder of a doctor turned porn star, and then put him right in the middle of a large-scale conspiracy that's as dangerous to vampires as it is to humans?

A hilarious noir that ends up being a ridiculously page-turning read. Acevedo's pace is perfect in this mystery, and the characters are simply fun. Absolutely recommended. ( )
  whitewavedarling | Dec 25, 2013 |
Also not as trashy as it sounds, but a good solid private-detective story with bonus supernatural politics. I like this guy. ( )
  JeremyPreacher | Mar 30, 2013 |
This book is fun, its a fast read, interesting characters, but mostly fun. This is not great literature, but a beach read at its finest.

This time around, Felix is asked to work on a case in Los Angeles, involving a murder of a porn star. He manages to anger all sorts of people, from a powerful city council woman, to a group dedicated to promoting vampire-human happiness... He needs to figure out the murder without pissing off the Araneum (the Vampire Council) while staying alive.

The characters are fun, a bit stereotypical. The premise was a bit over the top (but that adds to the fun). Everything is bold. I do like the vampires in this story- they are not sparkly, but not full Dracula either. A nice balance of otherness, scariness, and human-ess. ( )
  TheDivineOomba | Feb 10, 2013 |
I have to start this review just like I started the review for the first book in this series...vampires cannot go out in the sun! i don't care if they have on special contacts and sun block. By my own rules, I should of stopped reading the first book when it happened but I didn't and now i am hooked. I love the way these books are written like old detective novels. The action is good and the dialoge is witty. Alas, I will have to read the next one. ( )
  pat1eiu | Sep 23, 2010 |
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Felix Gomex has survived Operation Desert Freedom, being turned into a vampire, and a ravenous horde of nymphomaniacs. Now, he faces his toughest investigation yet, when he's hired to infiltrate the corrupt world of Los Angeles politics and investigate the murder of a distinguished young surgeon turned porn star. The search pits Felix against renegade vampires colluding with humans in a scheme that would forever alter the supernatural world and cause the extermination of the undead.

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Felix has survived Operation Iraqi Freedom, being turned into a vampire, and a ravenous horde of nymphomaniacs. Now he faces his toughest task ever--navigating the corrupt world of Los Angeles politics to solve the murder of a distinguished young surgeon turned porn star. But both human and vampire alike have reasons to want the secret to stay buried.… (more)

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