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bloodswell1012D 2Sunlight floods my head and the thought leaps like a bird,
soaring, speeding, singing: together forever.

Anna Wang meets Steel Tang.

They are soulmates who share past lives.

This time round, she's a schoolgirl and he's a wealthy paranormal. Problems with family and friends divide them.

Then Anna's life takes a scary but thrilling turn. Steel awakens her sexuality but their love is thwarted by his bloodlust. It takes murder and a drugs bust for the lovers to discover their destiny, for now.

Bloodswell is a story of dangerous secrets, intense friendships and fatal attraction.

Bloodswell Reviews

  • Asian Review of Books
    About Bloodswell

    Any Hong Kong reader, and outsiders too, will delight in Houng's vivid, mesmerizing, and occasionally unpalatable portrait of her hometown.

  • Mandy Lee
    About Bloodswell

    The paranormal elements, and a murder mystery, are subtly layered into the narrative to provide historical and emotional context rather than blood and gore.

  • Louise Preston
    About Bloodswell

    Houng keenly observes Chinese culture, customs and folklore and the way in which they interact with modern Chinese life.

  • South China Morning Post
    About Bloodswell

    Houng as an impressive understanding of local customs, beliefs and youth culture.

    About Bloodswell

    A raunchy, fast-paced vampire saga infused with the sights, people and atmosphere of Hong Kong.

    About Bloodswell

    I literally could not stop reading it once I had started. I think that the idea for the story is brilliant. I would definitely recommend this book to other people.

    About Bloodswell

    I really enjoyed the novel. I will buy it instantly when it's published.

    About Bloodswell

    Jane Houng not only tells a tale of love, it is also a modern re-telling of a Chinese myth that is breathtakingly fabulous.

    About Bloodswell

    I really love the dark undercurrents in the novel, and the prose, which is brilliant.  Itís just so readable.

  • EMMA
    About Bloodswell

    It captured my attention from the beginning.



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