BookBrowse Reviews The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix

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The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires

by Grady Hendrix

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The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix
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    Apr 2020, 408 pages

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Grady Hendrix is back with another suspense-filled horror novel set in the American South.

Grady Hendrix's novel The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires revolves around Patricia Campbell, a 1990s small-town matriarch. The stay-at-home mother of two lives an unremarkable existence, going about her day driving the kids to school, cleaning house, catering to the whims of her successful husband and caring for his elderly mother. Her social circle consists of other women living similarly constrained lives who get together once a month to ostensibly discuss true-crime books (but really to drink white wine and gossip). Their predictable world is disrupted by the arrival of James Harris, a handsome, charismatic stranger who quickly insinuates himself into their community. As bizarre attacks occur and children from the poor section of town start dying, Patricia begins to wonder if James could be responsible or if, as her husband insists, she has simply been reading too many ...

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