Few things could frighten a vampire. After all, they dealt in human terror and bloodshed on a daily basis. In his younger days, Niles Gule had brutally murdered hundreds of people without a qualm. This situation, however, caused the vampire’s long, lithe body to quiver.
“A dental convention?” he demanded to his partner, Mariella Cruz of the Baltimore PD. “Someone just had to murder someone else at a dental convention?”
Cruz shrugged as she ducked under the police tape that surrounded the crime scene near a display booth featuring invisible braces. “It happens.” She glanced over her shoulder then hesitated when she saw the vampire’s utterly white face. Being a night creature, Niles was normally pallid. Today he was positively ghostly. “Is there a problem?”
“I hate dentists.” Niles ran his tongue over his ever-growing fangs. In order to pass as a human, once a month he visited Dr. Luca…
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