Heart of Venom (Elemental Assassin)

By Jennifer Estep

The hotly expected 9th novel within the highly renowned Elemental murderer sequence reveals Gin Blanco on a perilous undertaking to rescue a friend.

When I say you’re a lifeless guy, take that literally.

To me, killing humans is sort of a day on the salon: minimize and dry. good, extra like rinse and repeat if you happen to moonlight because the murderer the Spider. yet my final spa day ended redder than my freshly painted nails after a twisted fireplace elemental and his goons abducted my shut buddy Sophia Deveraux and approximately killed her sister Jo-Jo within the process.

Up Ashland’s most deadly mountains, and deep into the guts of its blackest woods—I’ll song those thugs irrespective of the place they take Sophia. It doesn’t topic what sorts of elemental magic they fight to throw at me, my Ice and Stone powers can take the warmth after which a few. I will get Sophia again, over their useless bodies.

Because anyone that hurts Gin Blanco’s kin becomes a physique.

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Bitten to Death (Jaz Parks, Book 4)

By Jennifer Rardin

Jaz Parks the following. My most modern undertaking has taken me to the traditional Greek urban of Patras; yet rather than absorbing its elegance, i am the following to infiltrate a Vampere belief. in simple terms vamps have ever escaped the tightly certain groups and lived to inform the story: Edward "The Raptor" Samos, the main reviled felony mastermind in contemporary reminiscence, and Vayl, the CIA's number 1 murderer who additionally occurs to be my boss.

The Raptor is attempting to take over Vayl's former belief. regrettably the Trust's new chief has her personal plans.

This task goes to be the dying of me.

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Changeling (Sisters of the Moon, Book 2)

By Yasmine Galenorn

"The first in an engrossing new sequence, [Witchling used to be] a fantastic reminder of fantasy's significance in existence" (Publishers Weekly). Now comes Changeling-again that includes Camille, the great witch, Menolly, the vampire, and Delilah, a tom cat shapeshifter. they're the D'Artigo sisters, half-human, half-Faerie supernatural brokers who're now enlisted to discover the fiends answerable for slaughtering the weres of Rainier Puma delight.

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Black Dawn: The Morganville Vampires

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…

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Why Buffy Matters: The Art of Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Rhonda Wilcox is the world's preferable authority on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, its characters, and its subject matters. Wilcox argues that Buffy is enduring as paintings by means of exploring its excellence in either long term tale arc development and in generating person episodes which are strong on their lonesome. She examines the bigger styles that reach via all seven seasons: the hero fable, imagery of sunshine, naming symbolism, Buffy's dating with Spike, intercourse, and redemption. Wilcox additionally makes a speciality of acclaimed and memorable episodes, together with the musical *Once extra, with Feeling,* the mostly silent and wordless *Hush,* and the dream episode *Restless.* She examines Buffy's literary narrative, symbolism, visible imagery, and sound. Combining nice intelligence and wit, written for enthusiasts, this is often the important better half to the exhibit that has claimed and stored the minds and hearts of watchers worldwide.

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Reading the Vampire (Popular Fictions Series)

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.

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The Vampire Chronicles Collection, Volume 1

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.”
Chicago Tribune


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

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Twilight (The Twilight Saga, Book 1)

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.

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