Happy Hour at Casa Dracula

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Gallery Books, Jul 4, 2006 - Fiction - 320 pages
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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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User Review  - jmourgos - LibraryThing

The book is written by a San Francisco local, Marta Acosta, who also contributes to the San Francisco Chronicle and The Contra Costa Times. She's also Latina, which coincidentally is her main ... Read full review

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User Review  - ninadangelo - LibraryThing

This book filled me with mixed feelings. It felt like it was written clumsily and in some parts I literally cringed but in others I laughed hard. The plot was strange to say the least and went in a ... Read full review

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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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