23 Hours: A Vengeful Vampire Tale

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Three Rivers Press, 2009 - Fiction - 305 pages
7 Reviews
In the next 23 hours, there will be no reprieve,
no mercy, and no time off for good behavior.


When vampire hunter Laura Caxton is locked up in a maximum-security prison, the cop-turned-con finds herself surrounded by countless murderers and death-row inmates with nothing to lose . . . and plenty of time to kill.

Caxton’s always been able to watch her own back–even when it’s against a cell-block wall–but soon she learns that an even greater threat has slithered behind the bars to join her. Justinia Malvern, the world’s oldest living vampire, has taken up residence, and her strength grows by the moment as she raids the inmate population like an open bar with an all-you-can-drink supply of fresh blood. The crafty old vampire knows just how to pull Caxton’s strings, too, and she's issued an ultimatum that Laura can’t refuse.

Now Laura has just 23 hours to fight her way through a gauntlet of vampires, cons, and killers . . . 23 hours to make one last, desperate attempt at protecting the world from Justinia’s evil.

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User Review  - silversurfer - LibraryThing

Fast paced and fun, as we tag along with our Favorite Vampire Killer, Laura Caxton. This time she is going up against JUSTINIA MALVERN, the world's oldest living Vampire. And Laura has just 23 hours to close out this final chapter in this saga...but is it really over? Read full review

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User Review  - cmwilson101 - LibraryThing

23 Hours is the fourth book in the Laura Caxton series, about a State Trooper who becomes a vampire-hunter. This story takes place in a prison, where Laura is an inmate. The vampires are scary, and ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

DAVID WELLINGTON is the author of the Laura Caxton vampire series, including 13 Bullets, 99 Coffins, and Vampire Zero.

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