By Charlotte Brontë, Sherri Browning Erwin
" READER, I BURIED HIM . "
A undying story of love, devotion . . . and the undead.
Jane Slayre, our plucky demon-slaying heroine, a brave orphan who spurns the detestable vampyre family members who raised her, units out at the suggestion of her ghostly uncle to hone her talents because the fearless slayer she's intended to be. while she takes a task as a governess at a rustic property, she falls head-over-heels for her new grasp, Mr. Rochester, in simple terms to find he's hiding a violent werewolf within the attic--in the shape of his first spouse. Can a menagerie of bloodthirsty, flesh-eating, savage creatures-of-the-night hold a swashbuckling nineteenth-century woman from the gentleman she intends to marry? Vampyres, zombies, and werewolves rework Charlotte Brontë's unforgettable masterpiece into an eerie paranormal experience that might satisfaction and terrify.
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Had he seen me run? "But where to seek the training? You speak of family. " The light grew dim. The room, silent. " I called to him. " I must have shouted in my sleep, for surely it had been a dream. Upon opening my eyes, I saw Bessie and Abbot leaning over me, their faces bathed in candlelight. Bessie checked my wound and pressed a hand to my forehead. " said Bessie. "You were making a fuss," Abbot intoned. "I want to go to my chamber," I said. " Bessie demanded. " The servants all believed in ghosts, and why shouldn't they?
She held me by the collar with toes where her fingers should have been and pulled me away from John. I heard, "He's going to eat her, Mama! " "No, no, dears! Her common blood will bring on fevers, maybe apoplexy! " Mrs. Reed's insistence on purity of blood kept the servants feeling safe in her presence, but John Reed had occasionally shown that his appetite could overcome even this prejudice. "But she smells tolerable," Eliza said. I imagined her inching closer, fangs extended. "She laughed," Georgiana pointed out, as if to add to her mother's argument about my disgusting common nature.
No, no, dears! Her common blood will bring on fevers, maybe apoplexy! " Mrs. Reed's insistence on purity of blood kept the servants feeling safe in her presence, but John Reed had occasionally shown that his appetite could overcome even this prejudice. "But she smells tolerable," Eliza said. I imagined her inching closer, fangs extended. "She laughed," Georgiana pointed out, as if to add to her mother's argument about my disgusting common nature. " This from Abbot, monotone as ever but dutifully indignant on her mistress's behalf.
Jane Slayre by Charlotte Brontë, Sherri Browning Erwin