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Motherless Child (Reissue) (Paperback) (Glen Hirshberg)

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In his powerful novel, Motherless Child, Bram Stoker Award-nominee Glen Hirshberg, author of the International Horror Guild Award-winningAmerican Morons, exposes the fallacy of the Twilight-style romantic vampire while capturing the heart of every reader.

It's the thrill of a lifetime when Sophie and Natalie, single mothers living in a trailer park in North Carolina, meet their idol, the mysterious musician known only as "the Whistler." Morning finds them covered with dried blood, their clothing shredded and their memories hazy. Things soon become horrifyingly clear: the Whistler is a vampire and Natalie and Sophie are his latest victims. The young women leave their babies with Natalie's mother and hit the road, determined not to give in to their unnatural desires.

Hunger and desire make a powerful couple. So do the Whistler and his Mother, who are searching for Sophie and Natalie with the help of Twitter and the musician's many fans. The violent, emotionally moving showdown between two who should be victims and two who should be monsters will leave readers gasping in fear and delight.

Originally published in a sold-out, limited edition, Motherless Child is an extraordinary Southern horror novel that Tor Books is proud to bring to a wider audience.

Fleeing the families they might unwittingly harm after being transformed into vampires by a mysterious musician they once idolized, Sophie and Natalie prepare for a violent showdown with their enemy, who uses his adoring fan base to counter their efforts. By the award-winning author of The Snowman's Children. 25,000 first printing.
Edition: Reissue
Number of Pages: 269
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Motherless Children Trilogy
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Tor Books
Author: Glen Hirshberg
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2015
TCIN: 24002515
UPC: 9780765370990
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-9599
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