By Rachel Caine
With its eclectic mixture of vampire and human voters, Morganville, Texas, has continuously been a dicy position to name domestic. yet with the invasion of the vampire’s deadliest enemy, Morganville isn’t simply in danger—it’s death…
Ever because the draug—mysterious creatures that prey on vampires—took over Morganville, the lives of scholar Claire Danvers and her neighbors were thrown into turmoil. many of the town’s citizens have evacuated, yet Claire, Shane, Eve and Michael have selected to stick and struggle.
Using the city’s water approach to unfold, the draug have quickly accelerated. issues in Morganville glance grim, specially because vampire Amelie—the city founder—has been contaminated by means of the grasp draug’s chew. Now, if Claire and her acquaintances don’t work out easy methods to medication Amelie and defeat the draug, it feels like Morganville becomes little greater than a ghost city…
By Ken Gelder
Insatiable bloodlust, risky sexualities, the horror of the undead, uncharted Trannsylvanian wildernesses, and a morbid fascination with the `other': the legend of the vampire maintains to hang-out well known imagination.
Reading the Vampire examines the vampire in all its numerous manifestations and cultural meanings. Ken Gelder investigates vampire narratives in literature and in movie, from early vampire tales like Sheridan Le Fanu's `lesbian vampire' story Carmilla and Bram Stoker's Dracula, the main well-known vampire narrative of all, to modern American vampire blockbusters via Stephen King and others, the vampire chronicles of Anne Rice, `post-Ceausescu' vampire narratives, and flicks resembling FW Murnau's Nosferatu and Bram Stoker's Dracula.
Reading the Vampire embeds vampires of their cultural contexts, displaying vampire narratives feeding off the anxieties and fascinations in their instances: from the 19th century perils of tourism, problems with colonialism and nationwide identification, and obsessions with intercourse and dying, to the `queer' id of the vampire or present vampiric metaphors for risky exchanges of physically fluids and AIDS.
By Anne Rice
The hypnotic, deeply seductive novels of Anne Rice have captivated thousands of enthusiasts worldwide. all of it all started 1 / 4 of a century in the past with Interview with the Vampire. Now, in a single chilling quantity, listed below are the 1st 3 vintage novels of The Vampire Chronicles.
INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE
Witness the confessions of a vampire. a unique of enthralling good looks and excellent strength, it's a tale of probability and flight, love and loss, suspense and determination, and the intense energy of the senses.
“A great, compulsively readable mystery . . . Anne Rice starts off the place Bram Stoker and the Hollywood models depart off and penetrates on to the real fascination of the myth–the schooling of the vampire.”
THE VAMPIRE LESTAT
Once an aristocrat from pre-revolutionary France, now a rock superstar within the decadent Nineteen Eighties, Lestat rushes in the course of the centuries trying to fathom the secret of his lifestyles. His is a enthralling story–passionate and thrilling.
“Frightening, sensual . . . A mental, mythological sojourn . . . Anne Rice will continue to exist throughout the a long time of literature. . . . To learn her is to turn into giddy as though spinning in the course of the brain of time.”
–San Francisco Chronicle
QUEEN OF THE DAMNED
Akasha, the queen of the damned, has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to let out the powers of the evening. She has a marvelously devious plan to “save” mankind–in this shiny novel of the erotic, electrifying global of the undead.
“With The Queen of the Damned, Anne Rice has created universes inside universes, touring again in time so far as historical, pre-pyramidic Egypt and visiting from the frozen mountain peaks of Nepal to the crowded, sweating streets of southern Florida.”
–Los Angeles Times
By Stephenie Meyer
Isabella Swan's flow to Forks, a small, ceaselessly wet city in Washington, might have been the main dull movement she ever made. yet as soon as she meets the mysterious and welcoming Edward Cullen, Isabella's existence takes an exciting and terrifying flip. Up before, Edward has controlled to maintain his vampire identification a mystery within the small group he lives in, yet now not anyone is secure, in particular Isabella, the individual Edward holds most useful. The fans locate themselves balanced precariously near to a knife-between wish and danger.Deeply romantic and terribly suspenseful, Twilight captures the fight among defying our instincts and gratifying our wants. it is a love tale with chew.
By Darren Shan
Darren Shan, Vampire Prince and "vampaneze" killer, faces his worst nightmare yet--school. yet homework is the least of Darren's difficulties. our bodies are piling up. Time is operating out. And the previous is catching up with the hunters quickly.
By David Wellington
L'agent spécial Jameson Arkeley a transmis ce qu'il savait sur les vampires à l'enquêtrice Laura Caxton. Puis il s'est sacrifié à l'issue d'un strive against sanglant contre ces créatures. Or il n'est pas vraiment mort... il est devenu l'un des leurs ! Caxton comprend très vite que son ancien mentor s'est fixé comme objectif de détruire, un par un, tous les membres de sa propre famille. Elle n'a pas le choix : elle doit l'abattre. Mais plus encore, il faut l'empêcher de devenir un monstre terriblement plus dangereux : un vampire zéro.
By Darren Shan
Darren Shan is simply a standard schoolboy who likes to trip motorcycles and hang around along with his 3 most sensible associates. Then someday Darren and his associates stumble throughout a call for participation to go to the Cirque Du Freak, an odd and mysterious freak express. nearly as though by means of future, Darren wins a price ticket and what follows is his frightening descent into the darkish and bloody global of vampires.
This is Darren's tale.
New motion picture version positive factors the 1st 3 books--Cirque Du Freak, The Vampire's Assistant, and Tunnels of Blood-- sure up in a single quantity!
By Robert Marrero
No different booklet captures the genuine essence of the vampire motion picture in addition to this ebook. From Nosferatu (1922) to Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Dracula, the Vampire Legend On movie is the definitive consultant to the Vampire cinema. thousands of vampire videos are lined and reviewed via movie researcher Robert Marrero, the writer of Vampires, Hammer type, Horrors of Hammer and Nightmare Theatre. the varied studies contain: the common and Hammer classics; the modern and imprecise vampire motion pictures or even the numerous foreign-made flicks. Over a hundred and fifty blood- curdling illustrations captures the frightening essence of the vampire cinema. The vampire movie is the main interesting of all of the motion picture horrors and this publication might be the main in-depth survey at the style. This ebook is a needs to for all lovers of horror and vampire motion pictures. Over a hundred and fifty black-and-white illustrations and an entire movie index make this e-book the definitive advisor to the vampire movie