Review of The Homecoming Masquerade (Girls Wearing Black: Book One) by Spencer Baum
The vampires have created a game where any girl wearing a black dress at the Homecoming, enters herself into a contest. The winner of the Coronation contest will become a vampire and the loser will be the first victim of this new immortal. It is expected that only the most connected and wealthiest girls stand a chance to win. Everyone was surprised when the new girl, Nicky Bloom, also arrived in a black dress. Does she have a death wish or is there more to her than meets the eye?
What a refreshing change – not your typical swoon worthy vampire-lead story line. The book immediately starts with the first event of the Coronation contest – the homecoming masquerade – and the story is told from the view of the two main characters, Jill and Nicky. The plot is flowing and evolving, and kept me engaged. Lots of background information was provided which set the scene for the next instalment. Well, I was suitably intrigued to continue with the next book to follow the contest and hidden agendas of all parties involved.
Totally satisfying read and a surprising new author find!
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