Sometimes the past really bites.
Niccolo, a vampire-turned-private detective, is living peacefully in New York with his lover, Felix—until, on the eve of a certain holiday, a late-night visitor from his past comes calling…
Sanguineous is a 5,000-word paranormal horror/gay romance short story in celebration of Halloween.
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Publisher: Extasy Books
Heat Level: 4
Romantic Content: 3
Ending: Click here to reveal
Character Identities: Gay
Protagonist 1 Age: Ageless/Immortal
Protagonist 2 Age: 26-35
Protagonist 3 Age: Ageless/Immortal
Tropes: Hurt / Comfort
Word Count: 5451
Setting: Present-day New York
Languages Available: English
“Ignoring me so easily? And the night before Halloween, too—tut tut.”
“Show yourself!” Niccolo shot up from his chair, the harsh squeal of the wheels underscoring his alarm. He could protect himself well enough, but Felix—
“Perhaps I will show myself, if only you would agree to do the same…oh, very well.” The other vampire materialized with no further fanfare. Then again, it was not as though he needed it.
Shock had Niccolo’s body prickling. He was suddenly cold. His mouth felt clumsy, his words were nowhere near as authoritative as he would have liked. “What do you want?”
“My, what a foolish question. I did say I would be back to fetch you, did I not?”