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The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause

The Silver Kiss

by Annette Curtis Klause

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This book got me into vampire stories though this story is nothing like today's vampire stories. More old school not so mainstream like they're today. The two main characters have a connection and seem to fall into each others lives at the right time. The characters are beautifully described. All I can say is just read it. It's a quick read. I've read it twice just because. ( )
  Ahopkinsbibliomaniac | Jan 10, 2015 |
Nonostante sia improntato su note tristi e malinconiche l'ho trovato molto bello. E' la lotta di Zoe per ritovare equilibrio in una vita che stà andando a catafascio. E che infine trova in chi mai si sarebbe aspettata. E' la lotta di Simon che cerca di non perdere se stesso. E si ritrova in Zoe. ( )
  AzureStrawberry | Feb 5, 2014 |
When she meets Simon, a vampire, teenager Zoë finally meets someone who understands facing a mother’s death, and Simon finally finds someone who can give him the strength to face up to his evil brother. ( )
  kayceel | Aug 15, 2013 |
As much as I don't want to describe it as such, I can only really think of this book in terms of its similarity to Twilight. It's not nearly as corny - not by a long shot - but it's kind of the same idea. Zoe's going through big family changes, she doesn't feel like she belongs, and then a pale boy she's instinctively drawn to shows up and they connect on some weird, inexplicable level - despite his protests that he's not good for her. Poor Bella. I mean Zoe.

The fact that this isn't as superficially cheesy as Twilight is the only thing that saved this for me. The ending was a little weird, too. I'm not sure I really understood it, but I won't consider that so harshly. It was still an okay book. ( )
  frozenplums | May 4, 2013 |
This book was on a regular reading schedule in high school, I have to remember to buy a copy so I can dip back into it from time to time. Not quite as beloved as COMPANIONS OF THE NIGHT, this was a great YA vampire book. ( )
  Capnrandm | Apr 15, 2013 |
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To Larry Callen, who talked me into writing a novel; and to the Tuesday Night Writing Group, who kept me going- you know who you are.
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The house was empty.
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Zoe is wary when, in the dead of night, the beautiful yet frightening Simon comes to her house.  Simon seems to understand the pain of loneliness and death and Zoe's brooding thoughts of her dying mother.

Simon is one of the undead, a vampire, seeking revenge for the gruesome death of his mother three hundred years before.  Does Simon dare ask Zoe to help free him from this lifeless chase and its insufferable loneliness?

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A mysterious teenage boy harboring a dark secret helps Zoe come to terms with her mother's terminal illness.

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