Babysitting a Vampire

Young Adult - Horror
32 Pages
Reviewed on 10/30/2019
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Author Biography

Albert Einstein once said - Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions. It also allows us to think outside the box and escape the confines of our world.

Glenn is a native of Chicago who grew up watching Dark Shadows. It is with Barnabas Collins his passion for vampire stories first hatched. The more romantic and erotic vampire stories like Dracula and the many films by Hammer nurtured that passion.

Vampires - such seductive, intelligent, powerful and attractive creatures with particular needs and weaknesses - perfect characters in any novel, especially around Halloween, Glenn's favorite time of the year.

To fill his need for more seduction, suspense, romance, sex, realism, and especially more bite scenes, Glenn set out to write his own flavor of vampire stories. Some of his tasty treats can be found on Amazon in eBook, paperback and audio-book formats. If you're like Glenn, maybe you too are searching for something more in vampire stories. If you are, please take a look at what Glenn has written so far. Hope you enjoy what you find!

Thank you.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Astrid Iustulin for Readers' Favorite

What would you do if your eccentric neighbors asked you to take care of their son while they are away for the night? Karen does not hesitate and decides it is something she can manage without difficulty. However, Johnny is not a child like others. Even though he looks sick, he does not have a disease – he is a vampire, and Karen is irresistible to him. It will be a long night for the young girl. Will she be able to see the morning light? You will discover what happened to her at the end of Glenn Stevens' short story, Babysitting a Vampire.

Babysitting a Vampire is a delightful read for a young adult audience. Even though the adventure is just a few pages long, Stevens is able to entertain his readers. His way of writing is engaging, and the story flows smoothly. Even though the plot is simple, the bizarre events of the night make this story unusual and invite you to discover more. You feel a strange atmosphere throughout the story, starting from the descriptions of Johnny's parents. I considered the ending weird and hilarious at the same time, and it is the best you can imagine for this story. The characters are well developed overall, especially the two protagonists, Karen and Johnny. The young girl appears as a normal teenager at the beginning, while the child is shy and even scared. I like that this adventure soon shows them in a different light. Babysitting a Vampire is a story that you will enjoy – and that you will read more than once.