|"Imagining vampires at the heart of the social struggles of 1920s, "Moonshine "blends a tempestuous romance with dramatic historical fiction, populated by a lively mythology inhabiting the gritty New York City streets |
"Zephyr Hollis is an underfed, overzealous social activist who teaches night school to the underprivileged of the Lower East Side. Strapped for cash, Zephyr agrees to help a student, the mysterious Amir, who proposes she use her charity worker cover to bring down a notorious vampire mob boss. What he doesn''t tell her is why. Soon enough she''s tutoring a child criminal with an angelic voice, dodging vampires high on a new blood-based street drug, and trying to determine the real reason behind Amir''s request--not to mention attempting to resist his dark, inhuman charm.