For centuries, they have lived among us, a secret race as old as time, they have inspired our greatest legends, our grimmest fairy tales, and our grandest nightmares. Changelings by day and slayers at dark, they call themselves People of the Blood. Mankind calls them Dragons. But few have survived to this day, and none have stepped forward to tell their story. Until now….
Here at last are the private confessions of one Peter DelaSangre…of his isolated youth on an island off the coast of Miami…of the pleasure he finds in fortune, fine art and music, and the hunt for human prey…of his lonely balancing act between the worlds of humans and Dragons, neither of which feels like home…and of the overwhelming need that will finally give his life purpose: to find a female of his own kind.
“Brilliant….Troop takes the loneliness, angst, and eroticism so often found in the works of Anne Rice and weaves them into a new kind of misunderstood monster. Push aside the vampires and werewolves…and enter the dragon.”—Christopher Golden, author of Straight On ‘Til Morning
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About Alan F. Troop
Alan F. Troop’s poems, essays, short stories and articles have appeared in Miami’s Tropic magazine, Fort Lauderdale’s Sunshine magazine, and a number of national publications. A lifelong resident of South Florida, Troop lives near Fort Lauderdale with his wife, Susan,… More about Alan F. Troop
Published by Ace Mar 01, 2002| 304 Pages| ISBN 9781101212455