Blood & Chocolate
a novel by
First Giant Publishing Edition June 2006
Smashwords Edition © 2010 by Mark Zero
This book is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to actual events or to any persons living or dead is purely coincidental.
Jeremiah’s Pipe Smoke
Thick and blue and bittersweet with a nutty pungence mingling the acrid and the saccharine in equal parts, the smoke from Jeremiah Grayson’s bulbous amber pipe clung to his body like an aura. It was unclear which people objected to more: his constant smoking or the attitude it represented.