“Lee Markham’s The Truants is a welcome and memorable addition to the vampire subgenre, full of original ideas and some nightmarishly vivid imagery.”
It is the mid-1930s. Rumania has been invaded by Germany; SS officers are in control of Brasov and surrounding towns. Townspeople are brutalized and arrested, disappearing, never to return.
What can cure can kill, but can it also impart immortality?
“one comes away with a sense of futility and a loss of sleep from reading on to the bitter end.”
Ten years have passed since Sophie Keane walked out of Jake Carter's life. Once Special Forces partners and lovers, all that is over.
“Is Those Across the River readable? Emphatically yes!
“A sad tale’s best for winter.”—The Winter’s Tale (II.i.25), by William Shakespeare