01 April 2019

New Book and Free Short Story

Dark fantasy novel by Aspasia S. Bissas

What happens when a predator loves its prey?

Centuries-old Mara is dying a slow death when she meets Lee, a young man whose life has never belonged to him. Thrown together, they're forced to fight those who would destroy them and survive a slew of enemies they never expected, even as Mara falls into a downward spiral of delusion and obsession. Will she make a devil's deal to save both their souls? With pasts like theirs, can they ever have a future?

Read reviews of Love Lies Bleeding here.

Available in paperback and ebook at Amazon, iBooksBarnes and Noble, Booktopia, Kobo, Indigo, and other booksellers, including indie shops.

Free dark fantasy ebook by Aspasia S. Bissas

On the run from both vampires and hunters, Mara and Lee are forced to confront the bleak reality of their future together. But an unexpected turn of events offers Mara the chance to shift things in her favor--at a cost. Will she walk away or will she embrace the magic?

Blood Magic is a standalone short story that takes place within the novel Love Lies Bleeding by Aspasia S. Bissas. You don't need to read Love Lies Bleeding to enjoy Blood Magic (but it doesn't hurt)

Read a review of Blood Magic here.

Available as a FREE download at Smashwords, iBooksBarnes & Noble, Indigo, Kobo, and other online booksellers.

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02 July 2017

New book and Website!


I'm thrilled to announce the publication of my first novel, Love Lies Bleeding. You can get it in paperback or Kindle here. What happens when a predator falls in love with its prey? Click to find out...

In other news, this site has moved to AspasiaSBissas.com: follow me there for exclusive content, deals, and news. You can also find me on FacebookGoodreads, or Twitter. Cheers.


02 December 2015

Of Fangs and Math


What happens when mathematicians start talking about vampires? You get debates about how long the human race could survive a vampire onslaught. And people say math isn't fun. Read more here.

27 June 2014

London Film & Comic Con

July, while not a vampire-event-heavy month, does at least host the London Film & Comic Con. Although vampire-specific content is somewhat low in 2014, this is still a great con to attend. Buffy/Angel fans might find it worth stopping by to see Juliet Landau aka Drusilla; Summer Glau (who made her debut as the Prima Ballerina in the "Waiting in the Wings" episode of Angel); and T.J. Thyne (spotted as a lawyer/employee at Wolfram & Hart). All three will be available for autographs.


Beyond Angel alum, there are plenty of interesting classes on offer, many relating to the writing and art of comics. There are also classes on creating a graphic novel and storytelling. In addition you can look forward to Q&A with various guests (some free), zones for specific interests (books, anime, comics, video games...), cosplay, and an extensive marketplace.

London Film & Comic Con 2014 takes place from 11 to 13 July. More info here.

16 June 2014

Vampire Burial in Poland

Vampire burial
A body recently exhumed in northwestern Poland is thought to have undergone a vampire burial. A rock was found inserted between the teeth, some of which had been removed post-mortem. A stake was also inserted into the thigh (originally stakes weren't used to kill suspected vampires, but rather to secure them in place to prevent them going walkabout among the living). The stone in the mouth may have been intended to keep the vampire from eating its own flesh and burial garments, a trait specific to Polish vampire mythology.

More info here.