Saturday, October 27, 2007

Book #34 - Vampirates: Demons of the Ocean

ISBN: 1428110836
Format: Audiobook, 6 CDs, 7.25 hrs
Pub. Date: June 6, 2005
Genre: Teen Fantasy
Series: #1 in the Vampirates series
Borrowed from New Albany library, though the actual book was here on Mt. TBR purchased from

From the Publisher

What could be worse than a vampirate? Half vampire, half pirate - shiver me timbers, how terrible they must be! Thankfully, most people will never have the misfortune of meeting a vampirate.

It's the year 2505 and the world's oceans have risen dramatically. In this new age, the vile practie of piracy is gaining ground, threatening seafarers of all types. During a mighty storm, twins Connor and Grace are separated when their boat is smashed. Each is rescued by a different ship. Connor is captured by a notorious band of pirates and forced to become one of them. Facing a different fate, Grace winds up on a ship of dark mysteries, imprisoned by its captain.

My Opinion of the Book

This was definitely not my favorite teen read, but still an enjoyable story. I'm actually looking forward to book 2 in order to see what happens next in the story. I do think it could have been a bit better written though and am hoping the author improves in the future books.

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