Happy Hour at Casa Dracula

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Gallery Books, Jul 4, 2006 - Fiction - 320 pages
117 Reviews
Latina Ivy League grad Milagro de Los Santos can't find her place in the world or a man to go with it. Then one night, at a book party for her pretentious ex-boyfriend, she meets an oddly attractive man. After she is bitten while kissing him, she falls ill and is squirreled away to his family's estate to recover. Vampires don't exist in this day and age -- or do they? As Milagro falls for a fabulously inappropriate man, she finds herself caught between a family who has accepted her as one of their own and a shady organization that refuses to let the undead live and love in peace.

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It's a fun love story. - Goodreads
Very slow pace somewhat predictable. - Goodreads
The plot lacked depth but was easy to follow. - Goodreads
Intereesting premise and chatacters. - Goodreads
... and a local writer to boot! - Goodreads

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User Review  - skirret - LibraryThing

A thoroughly enjoyable chick-lit vampire story with a sharp, witty and voluptuous Latina for a heroine. A quick but juicy kiss with a handsome stranger ends suddenly as they trip and tumble to the ... Read full review

Review: Happy Hour at Casa Dracula (Casa Dracula #1)

User Review  - Julia Horton - Goodreads

I am surprised that I liked this book as it is so different to what I would normally read. It was fun, easy to read and I liked the interaction between the main characters. I would definitely try the next in the series but at a time when I am looking for a bit of light relief. Read full review

About the author (2006)

Marta Acosta received a degree in English literature and creative writing from Stanford University. She is a regular contributor to The San Francisco Chronicle and the Contra Costa Newspapers. Her debut novel, Happy Hour at Casa Dracula, was a Book Sense Pick.

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