Book review of vampires, werewolves and the moon

2015-07-02 06:01
‘Dark Moon Rising’ can be bought online.

‘Dark Moon Rising’ can be bought online.

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“When the Dark Moon Rises for the second timeGemini will be turnedOne dark, One lightTogether forever.”

A WRITER from Oslo Beach has released a gripping science fiction novel about vampires, werewolves, the moon and a riddle.

Dark Moon Rising is about a next-generation vampire world within a human one. Michelle Dekker says it was seven years ago when the riddle that birthed the novel came seemingly “out of nowhere”. “I don’t even know where it came from, I was just staring at traffic and out of nowhere it was just floating in my hands and I was like ‘okay, let’s see where this is going’.”

From there a alter universe emerged. The action-packed plot features supernatural beings unimagined and explores an idea of the confused line in between the natural and supernatural. “Alex Hernandez has everything except her freedom. When the dark moon rises

for the second time, Alex and her twin brother Xander are bitten by Raven, a powerful supernova. Xander turns full supernova while Alex gets stuck between two worlds.”

The reader is then invited to a 345 paged journey of adventure with the protagonist as she gets challenged mentally and physically. “It is not enough that she has to navigate her heart through a stormy vampire and werewolf love triangle. She faces her inner demons and saves the human race from a fate worse than death.”

Without giving too much away, it is safe to second the beta reviewers’ sentiments that “the book is in the twilight league and beyond”. The book was published on 27 June and is available in most online stores including

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