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Teaser: “O-Negative”, Chapter One (Sequel To “Rhesus A”)

Posted in O-Negative, Rhesus A - a Vanguard Newborn, Update with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 22, 2013 by Kaden Brown

Things are beginning to roll here Down Under, where winter is setting-in and work is consuming if not all, then most of my waking hours. Thankfully I do get some time off (for good behavior?) therefore getting time to write is not completely impossible.

Productive I have been, and in the probably rather prolonged build-up to the sequel to my first novel, “Rhesus A”, (which is about newborn vampire Ashley Zetterburg’s attempts to adjust to life as a Ward of the Vampyre Council and new member of the Vanguards, the secretive Black Society which specializes in spying and infiltrating human and vampire groups) maybe excuses for delays have niggled and eaten at me.

“O-Negative” carries-on our heroine’s journey as she returns from overseas and starts her training as a spy. She is in for a mighty shock, not only at what profession she chose to become, but upon discovering secret human farms and a way of life she had never believed true, she realizes her own hypocrisy and tragic ethical choices.

Ashley may not be able to change the Black Society, but her importance gives her something even her new friends can never imagine – influence and the power to lead.

Without any further delay, here is Chapter One of “O-Negative” (Ashley Zetterburg book 2):

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Vanguard LA

Posted in Rhesus A - a Vanguard Newborn, Uncategorized, Vanguard - Coven with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 2, 2012 by Kaden Brown

One of the Vampire Societies is that of the Vanguards… so it is with some bemusement that Zetty is sent to the Vanguard Club to work, alongside fellow vamp, Arkady. It is Ashley’s first job and one that she grows to love. It’s the launching pad for some of the adventures and events that almost overwhelm her.

So, I thought I would show you what the Vanguard Club looks like. Yep, it is a real club, right in the heart of LA…

It is a pretty big club, much larger than what it looks like from outside. Plus, it is a favourite of the stars – performers and patrons alike – who want to be seen out and about, with the beautiful people. Hollywood at its best! If or when you visit the City of Angels, this a club you have got to experience.

If You’ve Ever…

Posted in Rhesus A - a Vanguard Newborn, Uncategorized with tags , , , on January 30, 2012 by Kaden Brown

For anyone who has wandered up Hollywood Blvd and come across this place:

You will probably know where Vanguard Club is (incidentally, Vanguard Club is also known as ‘Angel’). Zetty hasn’t realized (in VN) that the Museum of Death is like, next-door to the club where she works.  And a little further up in the other direction is… Atomic TatooLA where they do great vamp style tats. Maybe Zetty will get one…

Ten Things Zetty Likes

Posted in Rhesus A - a Vanguard Newborn, Update with tags , , , , on March 18, 2011 by Kaden Brown

Hmm, Zetty sometimes lives a pretty lively and hectic life. Apart from her petty hates (such as stuck-up bigots) she has a number of, ahem, adult loves. Here’s a quick list of her top ten:

10. Guys and girls (Jessica, Mig)
9. Vampiric walking
8. Combat gear
7. Vodka
6. Cigarettes
5. Sex
4. Chunky black boots
3. Dancing
2. Red Cossacks (blood with a shot of vodka in a highball glass)
1. Lustre A Positive (blood, heated to 37 degrees C)

High up there somewhere is coffee and the cafe lifestyle also. She would probably rate it either 11 or 10 – as her sexuality is a ‘given’.

Zetty’s work shoes (at Vanguard).

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