A Vampire on the Mat [NOOK Book]

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From the author of the popular books, "The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling" and "Grappling for Newbies" comes the fiction novella, "A Vampire on the Mat."

A tale of Kevin Sable, a ‘man’ who has lost all control while pretending to lead a normal life. His tastes lead him to commit atrocities against others. But not just anyone, his code of honor won’t allow him to prey on the ...
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A Vampire on the Mat

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Overview

From the author of the popular books, "The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling" and "Grappling for Newbies" comes the fiction novella, "A Vampire on the Mat."

A tale of Kevin Sable, a ‘man’ who has lost all control while pretending to lead a normal life. His tastes lead him to commit atrocities against others. But not just anyone, his code of honor won’t allow him to prey on the weak. Therefore, he preys on the strongest people he knows.

Yet, a few people have become suspicious. And even though they don’t know what they are dealing with they aren’t about to stand aside and let him get away with murder. A Vampire on the Mat is about the race against time to stop a killer and the killer’s race to stop them.



--- The action is fast paced, gritty and pulls no punches and even though it was written with the grappler in mind, it can be read by all. It is the first story of its kind and will leave the reader craving more. ---




Length - 10,000+ words
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012318275
  • Publisher: Academic Group Publishing - BRAII
  • Publication date: 3/28/2011
  • Series: A Vampire on the Mat Trilogy , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 293 KB

Meet the Author

Bakari Akil is author of the popular books, "The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling" and "Grappling for Newbies." He has been writing professionally since 2001 and also is an Assistant Professor of Communication and blogs for Psychology Today when he's not slamming people to the mat.
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  • Posted August 31, 2011

    Like a Movie - Action, Mystery, Suspense and Terror

    From the first 'page' I felt as if I were watching a movie. The way the author described the scenes and paced this novella gave it the feeling of an action/horror flick. At times I thought that I was in the middle of the action and even rooted for some of the characters in the fight sequences. I really appreciated the fact that he has included grappling (BJJ) in this book and you could tell that the author knew what he was talking about (even though anyone can read it).

    I have never read a fiction book for grapplers before but I am glad that I did. And even though he used grappling/MMA for much of the fighting techniques, a lot of the action was pure backyard 'brawlin.' Akil kept me guessing on who would make it out alive until the end and I'm looking forward to seeing what happens in the next installment.

    Oh yeah, a lot of it was funny too in a J.A. Konrath kind of way.

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