By Harrison Geillor
A small town... a plucky heroine, a glittery vampire, and a hunky local American rival with a mystery. yet all isn't really because it turns out in Lake Woebegotten. allow Harrison Geillor exhibit what lies underneath the probably placid floor. You''ll snort. We promise. while Bonnie Grayduck relocates from sunny Santa Cruz California to the small city of Lake Woebegotten, Minnesota, to dwell together with her estranged father, leader of the neighborhood two-man police division, she thinks she''s leaving her issues in the back of. yet she quickly turns into fascinated with one other pupil - the brooding, appealing Edwin Scullen, whose reclusive family members hides a poor mystery. (Psst: they''re truly vampires. yet they''re the type who don''t consume humans, so it''s okay.) as soon as Bonnie realizes what her new lover quite is, she isn''t afraid. as a substitute, she sees capability. simply because whereas Bonnie turns out to her family and friends to be a regular, a little bit clumsy, easily-distracted woman, she''s quite manipulative, calculating, strength hungry, and never above committing homicide to get her method - or maybe simply to amuse herself. it is a love tale approximately monsters... however the vampire isn''t the monster.
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The Twilight of Lake Woebegotten SC by Harrison Geillor