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Strigoi Audiobook

Strigoi: The First Family

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Publisher's Summary

Not all monsters are made. Some are born. And sometimes, history gets it wrong.

A freelance writer is invited to an elderly man's home to witness his telling of the family history to his sons. The patriarch's reason for requesting a stranger into his home as he shares his tale is a simple one. He wants the young man to write the true history of Family Dracul, to trace the lineage back to the very first member of a family cursed. But, the old man has another agenda. He wants to warn humanity; what happened in the past was nothing compared to what is to come.

©2016 Stitched Smile Publications (P)2016 Stitched Smile Publications

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    loved the story like the characters and the narrative was well done and very well over all want to get more by this author and narrator

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    Merlinfan 07-20-16
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    "Watergate reporter meets Vlad Dracula..."
    Would you listen to Strigoi again? Why?

    Yes, probably. It's an easy listen at first, but then the plot becomes complex and a bit muddled, with vampires begetting other vampires and I'd probably want to listen at least once more because I'm sure I missed some character connection along the way.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The story line is almost like an eyewitness account of the evolution of the family Dracu... You know that some of it is based on truth and some fiction... making it a "legend" more than a documentary... but the line between what's true and what's not... is very thin and hazy. Is this the real story of the legendary "Impaler", Vlad Dracula? Who knows?


    Which character – as performed by A. T. Al Benelli – was your favorite?

    Definitely the old man... Is he 90... or 900 years old? The voice is spooky and the Eastern European accent conjures up images of Bella Lugosi and the original Dracula movies. Not something you want to be listening to if and when you find yourself in a dark, Victorian mansion or anything else that could suffice as a haunted house.


    Who was the most memorable character of Strigoi and why?

    Again... the old man. The story is primarily a third person narrative... It's the old man telling the story of generations of night walkers as though he were one himself (Spoiler Alert!). The other characters in the room are place holders as the old man describes the events taking place over many prior generations with uncanny clarity. The old man goes into some pretty graphic descriptions as though he were delivering eyewitness testimony. (Spoiler Alert #2).


    Any additional comments?

    There's lots of blood, gore and fairly descriptive, hot steamy sex. Not a book for the kiddies!

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