THE UTTERLY UNINTERESTING AND UNADVENTUROUS TALES OF FRED, THE VAMPIRE ACCOUNTANT by Drew Hayes
Some people are born boring. Some live boring. Some even die boring. Fred managed to do all three, and when he woke up as a vampire, he did so as a boring one. Timid, socially awkward, and plagued by self-esteem issues, Fred has never been the adventurous sort.
One fateful night – different from the night he died, which was more inconvenient than fateful – Fred reconnects with an old friend at his high school reunion. This rekindled relationship sets off a chain of events thrusting him right into the chaos that is the parahuman world, a world with chipper zombies, truck driver wereponies, maniacal necromancers, ancient dragons, and now one undead accountant trying his best to “survive.” Because even after it’s over, life can still be a downright bloody mess.
Summary: (No spoilers)
This is more of a collection of short stories that make up a novel. Fred is a nerd turned vampire, but he held onto his quiet, nerdy status. That makes him all the more amazing.
Until the book starts he keeps his lonely boring life, but then things start to happen when he goes home for his high school reunion. Then he defies his title and gets into all sorts of interesting adventures.
Loved it! Seriously. I love vampires and paranormal, and this was jam packed.
I love snark and sass. And, again, this was absolutely full of hilarious snakiness.
Also I have a soft spot in my hear for short stories and uniquely told stories, so this one really sits in my heart. REARVIEW was uniquely told, plus I started my love of writing with shorter tales like poetry and short stories.
I loved the characters. I loved the plots. I loved the fast pace. Really I just had all positive reactions to this book.
Absolutely. If you're vampired out, or not a fan of the sass, you may not love it as much as me. And some people may turn away with the title. But if you aren't in these two categories then I really recommend this book!