A simple mission turned deadly. Nineteen-year-old vampire Dawn has led a sheltered life within the confines of her father’s presidential headquarters. Upon being sent on a mission to revamp four goofy misfits into guardians of a peaceful little town of Angel Creek, Dawn believes that all her dreams have finally come true. What starts off as a simple task, turns into something unexpected, changing Dawn’s life forever and leading the action-loving, thrill-seeking vampire teen on a path of mystery, danger and intrigue. When a human girl is kidnapped by a group of rogue vamps, Dawn discovers that there is more going on in Angel Creek than meets the eye. And it all connects to Ethan, the cute newcomer who seems too perfect to be true, Sebastian, the mysterious vampire with a turbulent past, and even Dawn herself. Dawn must not only succeed in revamping the troubled recruits, but must also prevent the vampire race from being overtaken by a malevolent villain who has a strange and obsessive fascination with her. As threat escalates, romance blooms, and ghosts from her past begin to surface, Dawn is sure of only one thing: her life will never be the same.
I guess I need to admit this right now. I have been telling myself that I am not a huge fan of vampire books, because they are not all done well and the concept is overdone- but I can’t lie to myself, or you guys, anymore. I really like vampire books! Yes, some of them are not executed well, but the good ones- I really like them! And this is one of the good ones. It kind of reminded me of the YA version of True Blood. Vampires had come out to the world and people were fascinated with them. They even have a sort of drug made from vamp blood. But I also really liked that some of the small towns had vampire protectors. That made them seem more human- protecting and watching over the town. The guys in this book confused me a little. I couldn’t really get a hold on either of them until pretty late in the book. I liked both of them well enough. I know that by the end, I like Sebastian more. I wouldn’t really call ReVamped a love triangle because romance was not really the focus at all. There were just two guys in the story that played pretty big roles. Now I think a love triangle might pop up in the next book. In fact, I would be shocked if it didn’t but ReVamped kind of just set the stage for it. Dawn is a cool girl. I liked that she was all badass but still kind of shy. And the mystery surrounding her was pretty neat too. I kept trying to guess what it was about her birth that was different, but I didn’t even come close to getting it right! I love that! I love that reVamped kept me guessing and then wasn’t predictable at all. I would recommend this book to anyone that liked True Blood (now this is def. the YA version, so it will be different in some regards) or anyone that appreciates a good vampire book.
About the Author:
“Many people sing in the shower. I, on the other hand, write scenes in my head and act them out.”
At age five, Ada read her first chapter book – Pippi Longstocking. Ever since that moment, she developed an intense passion for the stories and characters found within the pages of literature.
In her career as an actress and a writer, Ada currently spends most of her days immersed in imaginary worlds. Much like the characters she enjoys playing and writing about, Ada is a martial artist with a Black Belt in Shotokan Karate. She is also a big proponent of lifelong learning, and has attained Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (it aids in creating characters with unique quirks!) as well as a Master’s of Science in Education.
Ada strives to bring a fresh voice and perspective to fiction. She has been writing creatively for many years. “ReVamped” is her debut novel.
She lives in Toronto, Canada, and enjoys adventurous nature hikes with her adorable puppies Cara and Oreo.