Marcus Sedgwick is a prize-winning fantasy YA author based in England. A Love Like Blood is his first book for adults. It is due to be published in late March, but you could be one of the first people in New Zealand to read it!
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In 1944, just days after the liberation of Paris, Charles Jackson sees something horrific: a man, apparently drinking the blood of a murdered woman. Terrified, he does nothing, telling himself afterwards that worse things happen in wars.
Seven years later he returns to the city – and sees the same man dining in the company of a fascinating young woman. When they leave the restaurant, Charles decides to follow…