teen fiction http://kut.org en The Lair: The Story Behind the Story of the Teen Vampire Series http://kut.org/post/lair-story-behind-story-teen-vampire-series <p>Imagine a book about the future – a future where children are groomed to feed wild vampire-like beasts. A book with good guys who are bad guys, bad guys who retain a touch of humanity, and a few characters primed to save the world.</p><p>“<a href="http://www.escapethefarm.com/">The Lair</a>”&nbsp;is the second in a series of young adult books from Round Rock author <a href="http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/876105.Emily_McKay">Emily McKay</a>. The first was&nbsp;“The Farm.”&nbsp; Both are set in a post-apocalyptic future, in which adults have failed young people, and young people have adulthood thrust upon them.</p><p>McKay's vampires are neither glamorous nor elegant, but they are smarter, stronger and faster than humans. And in both&nbsp;“The Farm”&nbsp;and “The Lair,”&nbsp;human children are farmed to feed human/vampire Ticks.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/119040021" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 22:35:18 +0000 Emily Donahue 9137 at http://kut.org The Lair: The Story Behind the Story of the Teen Vampire Series