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Evenings on Dark Island: Another Vampire Spoof?

This time in book form; ‘Evenings on Dark Island’ tells the story of one hell of a day spa. The book was written as a light comedy about vampires by two Florida residents, –people who know the spa life better than anyone else. Evenings on Dark Island has a great plot, and sounds genuinely funny, –unlike 20th Century’s upcoming spoof film, which sounds, well… just embarrassing. Not to mention, insulting to vampire lovers everywhere. It’s hard to find a vampire comedy that really allows even the most dour fans to smile a little, and laugh at the genre some.

The official site for Evenings of Dark Island released a short summary of the book:

“Could rumors be true: Vampires own a Florida resort? One that caters to the rich and famous?

Welcome to the Spa at Dark Island, an exclusive retreat operated by Vincent Bedsloe III, a flamboyant gay party planner turned reluctant vampire, and his rat-faced gardener Arby. The week’s  prestigious clientele include an aging actor, a senator’s wife, and a vamp starlet.  Add to the blend an undercover DEA agent, an ill-tempered undead Chihuahua, and a NASCAR-loving, redneck vampire and his high-maintenance vampiress lover.

Florida authors Rhett DeVane and Larry Rock pull the cloak off a high-end spa in their new fantasy novel, Evenings on Dark Island.

Enjoy a week behind the scenes in this hilarious fang-in-cheek spoof of the vampire genre. Finally, a book you can sink your teeth into!”

The book is available on their official site, Amazon, and possibly eBay, –though not yet widely available in Barnes & Noble, it probably will be eventually. Probably a bunch of other places too; Google for more vendors. Below, we’ve included their ‘book trailer’, –personally, my favorite character so far, is the undead chihuahua.

By annimi

Ashley writes for Vampires.com, Werewolves.com, and other sites in the Darksites Network. She's involved in several seedy and disreputable activities, smokes too much, and spends her late nights procrastinating for work on her first novel.

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