One human. One dhampir. Seventy-two hours where anything goes.
Shameless vampire addict Eli spends every waking moment chasing pleasure, securing invites to vampire den after vampire den via the vampire/human social network FangFinder. This weekend, he’s signed up for his most extreme adventure yet, a 72-hour party where a legal contract serves as his voluntary consent to anything and everything the den members decide to do to him…
Strong and silent type Orion is the only member of his den without fangs, a dhampir who wears metal points on two fingers so he can give the human guests what they crave. What he craves is a release for the savage half of his nature; he wants to force a human into submission. When his fellow den members inform him that Eli has signed up for just this treatment, Orion lays claim to him for the weekend.
But Eli would never have agreed to spend three days with a half-breed, and he’ll fight Orion’s touch every chance he gets. Even if the pleasure he finds in the dhampir’s grip is more intense than anything he’s ever felt with a vampire…
Eli is a Junkie, but not in the usual sense that he needs drugs or alcohol. Eli is a fangjunkie, as the title of the book already tells you. He needs the pain and the high of the bites to keep his constant anxiety at bay. He does in a way use the bites to self-medicate his anxiety.
Eli is homeless, drifting from one party to the next, seeking one high after the other.
When he signs a no-holds-barred contract for the next party he’s more than surprised to find that Orion, his owner for the next 72 hours, is a dhampir.
Orion doesn’t have real fangs, instead he uses metal ones, so Eli can’t get the high he desperately seeks. Not going to spoil anything but this makes up for an interesting read.
When I finished it I had no idea what to rate it, and I’m not sure I do now because I did enjoy it. It definitely kept me entertained and but the story takes place in the course of 72 hours and I feel like it was a too short time period to get a feel for the characters. For the first half of the book Eli wasn’t particularly likeable, though that changed later on, but I found that this made it harder for me to relate to him. I quite liked Orion though and basically would have liked more of everything.
*an arc of this was provided by Signal Boost Promotions
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About the Author:
Lyssa Dering is an author of queer erotic romance. She writes about damaged characters in impossible situations who, despite often horrifying struggles, will always get their happy ending.