Eighth Grade Bites
Eighth Grade Bites
Tragedy hits the family of ten-year-old Vladimir Tod when both his parents are killed in a fire. Tod, now an orphan, is destined to live with his mother’s best friend Nelly. What is unusual about the situation is Tod’s mother was a human, but his father was a vampire. “Aunt Nelly” is O.K. with this and helps out when whenever she can. Vlad continually needs fresh blood. In order to serve this need, Aunt Nelly who is a nurse steals blood that will be thrown away at the hospital. Vlad’s best friend Henry also knows about his condition. Henry supports Vlad as he goes through this trying time.
Vlad, now thirteen, has still another tragedy happen to him. The one teacher he relates to has disappeared and another mysterious teacher has taken his place. Mr. Otis Otis seems to know things about Vlad and he is becoming suspicious. There is some connection between Mr. Otis and Vlad’s father, but Vlad is not sure what it is. With the discovery of Vlad’s father’s journal in the attic, Vlad is hopeful that the mysteries will be unraveled.
Vladimir Todd is thirteen and he lives with his aunt who is human and he goes through many obstacles.
Henry is vlad's best friend. Henry knows vlad's secret and henry is human.
Conflict & Resolution
She hasn’t changed much.
Today, Heather can be found wandering cemeteries, lounging on her coffin couch, devouring every book in sight, and attending renaissance faire in costume (and in character).
When Heather's not writing, dressing up, or reading, she's hanging out with her Minions, whom she adores right down to their lil black hearts.
Heather is the author of The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod, The Slayer Chronicles, and The Legacy of Tril series. She's penned several short stories, consumes entirely too much caffeine, and will not stop until she has achieved world domination in the name of her Minion Horde.