Shining in Crimson: Empire of Blood Book One

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Oct 2, 2011 - Fiction - 234 pages
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Set in a dystopian, religiously-demented American Empire, the city of Las Vegas is no longer a city of sin. Now called Necropolis, it is a city that eats sin. The vampires of Necropolis wait patiently for the Empire's weekly drop off of guilty Penitents; sinners and criminals full of fresh blood.

Hank Evans is one of those Penitents and he would gladly let the vampires take every drop of his blood if it weren't for one detail: Toby. Toby is Hank's only son. Now, Hank must do whatever it takes to escape the city of the dead and save his son from an Empire as bloodthirsty as the vampires it uses to keep its people in line.

"A big-scale vampire thriller that changes the rules."–Scott Nicholson, author of Liquid Fear, The Red Church, and They Hunger

"One of the best surprises I've had in a long while. Writing with a smart, self-assured ease, Robert S. Wilson has given us a gift with Shining in Crimson. Part Underworld, part Escape From New York, Shining in Crimson is genuinely frightening, genuinely thrilling, but above all, first-rate storytelling. I'm a Robert S. Wilson fan from now on!"–Joe McKinney, author of Flesh Eaters and Apocalypse of the Dead

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Review: Shining in Crimson (Empire of Blood #1)

User Review  - Jeff Beesler - Goodreads

I don't know what it is about vampire stories that intrigues my reader curiosity. There's just something about such tales of which I can't ever seem to get enough. Such is the case with Robert Shane ... Read full review

Review: Shining in Crimson (Empire of Blood #1)

User Review  - Shah Wharton - Goodreads

I loved this. I enjoyed the vampires and humans alike, both showed equal potential for light and dark, and even those who I hated to begin with - Simon - evolved positively. There was a lot of history ... Read full review

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Sonoma State University

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