The Summoning [paperback] by Bentle Little
— Publishers Weekly
The Summoning by Bentley Little
About the Book:
Darkness is descending on the small town of Rio Verde, Arizona. An evil older than time is rising from the desert, waiting for night to fall and a reign of terror to begin...
Brad Woods has performed a lot of autopsies, but never one like this. The body is purged of all blood.
Fear has made Sue Wing run from the darkened school and into night, a fear so powerful she can only name it using the Cantonese myths of her grandmother: Cup-hu-girngsi... the corspe who drinks blood.
Reporters like Rich Carter don't believe in the supernatural, but all the signs are pointing to the same conclusion: a vampire is stalking the streets of Rio Verde.
No, Rich Carter doesn't believe in such things. Not yet. But he will come to believe with a faith borne of horror after horror...
Published as a trade paperback:
• Printed on 60# acid-free paper
• Featuring full color cover artwork