✶ Still Life Epub ✹ Author Michael Montoure – Lalaweek.us

Still Life With The Suicide Of Her Best Friend, Burned Out Rock Star Nikki Velvet Came Face To Face With Death, And She D Do Anything Not To Face It Again When A Mysterious Stranger Offers Her Immortality, She Believes She S Found What She S Been Searching For, But It S Nothing Like She S Imagined Sylvan, The Beautiful Stranger Who D Promised To Make Her A Vampire, Turned Out To Be All Too Human He Keeps His Promise But Only To Leave Her Weak, Helpless, And Addicted To His Blood Now, Trapped In Her New Life With Him And With Paul, The Vampire She S Replaced As Sylvan S Favorite Nikki Struggles To Rise Above Sylvan S Control And Paul S Jealousy, And To Find A Way Out With The Help From The Ghosts Of Her Past But It Might Not Be So Simple When Sylvan Risks The Retribution Of The Enigmatic Shadow Market, Nikki Has To Find Her Own Fate, Before Time Runs Out For All Of Them STILL LIFE Is A Story Of Loss, Isolation, The Things We Mistake For Love, And The Way Back Out Of The Dark.

    10 thoughts on “✶ Still Life Epub ✹ Author Michael Montoure – Lalaweek.us


  1. says:

    Interesting idea, but not very original at all, and often Still Life just came across as self indulgent and overdramatic That being said, I love the author s prose and style, which is, in and of itself, very unique and makes this book well worth checking out.


  2. says:

    Michael is one of my favorite authors because of how he excells at creating empathy and interest in his characters, building worlds that are just as entertaining, and keeping me from guessing what will happen next All of these qualities are present in Still Life, his first novel, creating a quick, enjoyable read.Nikki Velvet was first introduced in the short story, One Last Sunset, from his anthology, Slices, which I loved, and reviewed here She is a guitarist from a popular rock group who Michael is one of my favorite authors because of how he excells at creating empathy and interest in his characters, building worlds that are just as entertaining, and keeping me from guessing what will happen next All of these qualities are present in Still L...


  3. says:

    This book deserves four stars The author, a talented wordsmith, makes his words flow for the reader His mechanics of good writing are excellent.This book is a dark story about Nikki, a girl who wants to become a vampire and thus live forever She has lost to death the only people who had ever loved her and she had loved in return Sylvan takes her in and facilitates her desire through Paul, a vampire Sylvan controls Nikki and Paul by feeding them his own blood They are totally dependent upon This book deserves four stars The a...


  4. says:

    I read about this book on the Gothic Charm School blog, and it turned out to be exactly what I expected an interesting twist on the vampire mythos, as well as an effective exploration of the damage grief can do to those left behind I picked it up in the middle of the night in a ...


  5. says:

    Nikki Velvet was bereft after the suicide of Gabe.She could not get past it It haunted her and pissed her off.Nothing glamorous about it You just looked like a fucking idiot I found a way out, a way to beat the game Nikki said to herself.She had no idea the price to be paid for her decision The cover captured me immediately Nice work, Michael The blurb did not prepare me for the story Michael did an excellent job of writing from a woman s perspective The story contained Nikki Velvet was bereft after the suicide of Gabe.She could not get past it It haunted her and pissed her off.Nothing glamorous about it You just looked like a fucking idiot I found a way out, a way to beat the game Nikki said to herself.She had no idea the price to be paid for her decision The cover captured me immediately Nice work, Michael The blurb did not prepa...


  6. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here My Take Warning, there will be some spoilers The author takes a very interesting approach to vampires His vampires don t have fangs They have regular human teeth When Nikki is turned, she becomes a pet to a human who cuts himself and feeds her through the wound in her neck that was made when she was turned, and the experience is described like a drug I have to admit, I didn t care for this interesting new take on vampires Not because I think vampires should be sexy Anyone who has My Take Warning, there will be some spoilers The author takes a very interesting approach to vampires His vampires don t have fangs They have regular human teeth When Nikki is turned, she becomes a pet to a human who cuts himself and feeds her through the wound in her neck that was made when she was turned, and the experience is described like a drug I have to admit, I didn t care for this interesting new take on vampires Not because I think vampires should be sexy Anyone who has ever read The Hunters knows I am think vampire should be killed not kissed But these vampires as pets are just tragic It is just so bizarre I get how he wove the story, and I thought he did an amazing job with that But this type of tragic vampire just isn t my cup of tea If I want to read tragic vampires, Anne Rice did a wonderful job of that This type makes it too easy for the vampire posers that he references in the begin...


  7. says:

    When I first read the short story One Last Sunset in Michael s anthology called Slices, I was dying to knowabout Nikki Velvet So I was super excited to see she was going to get her very own novel and I was finally going to getback story and find out what happened to herand this gave it to me It s an interesting take on the whole making of a vampireyou could really feel the need and desire and the love hate relationship involved in any kind of addictionthe I hate you wi When I first read the short story One Last Sunset in Michael s anthology called Slices, I was dying to knowabout Nikki Velvet So I was super excited to see she was going to get her very own novel and I was finally going to getback story and find out what happened to herand this gave it to me It s an interesting take on the whole making of a vampireyou could really feel the need and desire and the love hate relationship involved in any kind of addictionthe I hate you with a passion, but I can t seem to see a way...


  8. says:

    STILL LIFE grew from the seed of the story One Last Sunset in the collection SLICES It is a deeper,nuanced look at the circumstances and results of Nikki Velvet s world weary choices on the night she finally succeeds in meeting a vampire In seeking to avoid death she may have cut herself off fromthan she expected, and as she navigates the consequ...


  9. says:

    I received this book as part of the first reads giveaway and while I enjoy a good vampire tale I thought how different could it be I was surprised The book is a spin on the vampire tale that I hadn t seen before Most vampire novels that I have read portray vampires as beautiful, affluent, sometimes shiny individuals whose lives are solitary but otherwise amazing From Twilight to True Blood we see vampires whose lives we envy This book takes a look at the darker side of the tale What it ...


  10. says:

    This is a full length novel with a different take on the vampire stories The author has an amazing ability to pull you in and keep you turning the pages It was easy to read and the storyline was well developed I am looking forward to readingfrom this author.

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