In this series' second installment, NO DOMINION, Vampyre
sleuth Joe Pitt reluctantly gave up his life as an
independent Rogue to work as security chief for the Society
Clan of Manhattan. He didn't have much choice, since he
found cash and blood were in short supply as a Rogue, and
caring for his HIV-infected (human) girl-friend required he
be physically powerful with some extra change in his
Joe now has all the blood and money he needs, but the steep
price he's paying is hard for this hard-nosed Vampyre to
Now, Joe has been ordered to cross the bridge into Brooklyn
and deal with the weird undead clans that are threatening
havoc on the Society. But is Joe really the best Vampyre to
send to handle this problem? After all, he's not known for
being the most diplomatic at doing anything.
Charlie Huston's impressive writing skills make this
dark, moody, action-packed novel move along at a rapid
pace, immersing the reader in all its gory, bloody horror.
It's brilliant vampire crime fiction that needs to be read
starting with the first entry, ALREADY DEAD, and then NO
There’s only so much room on the Island, only so much
blood, and Manhattan’s Vampyre Clans aren’t interested in
sharing. So when the Vyrus-infected dregs of New York’s
outer boroughs start creeping across the bridges and
through the tunnels, the Clans want to know why.
Bad luck for PI and general hard case Joe Pitt.
See, Joe used to be a Rogue, used to work off his own dime,
picked his own gigs, but tight times and a terminally ill
girlfriend pushed him into the arms of the renegade Society
Clan. Now he has all the cash and blood he needs, but at a
steep price. The price tonight is crossing the bridge,
rolling to Coney Island, finding the Freak Clan, and
figuring out what’s driving that bunch of savages to
scratch at the Society’s door. No need to look far. The
answer lies around the corner in Gravesend. Convenient, all
From uptown to the boardwalk, war drums are beating.
Murderous family feuds and personal grudges are being drawn
and brandished, along with the long knives. Blood will
spill and, big surprise, Joe’s in the middle. But hey, why
should this night be different from any other?
Sunset to sunrise: put off a war, keep your head attached
to your neck, and save your girl. Check. Joe’s on the case.