Pearls & Ashes is a roller coaster ride of emotions and experiences of horror, humor, sexuality, and sadness. It is not your typical vampire story and it is sure to entertain a variety of readers. The erotic situations, fears, and emotional pains are all explored through one man's journey. This novelette is sure to draw you in deeper with each turn of the page and will cause you to become a life-long fan of writer D.T. Kram.