Category: Vampires

  • The Fallen Blade: Act One of the Assassini (The Vampire Assassin Trilogy)

    By Jon Courtenay Grimwood

    Venice within the early 15th century is on the top of its strength. In thought Duke Marco instructions. yet Marco is a simpleton so his aunt and uncle rule in his stead. in the Serene Republic, their notice is legislation, yet for all their impact, Venice's destiny nonetheless lies in different palms . . .

    Lady Giulietta is the Duke's cousin. She enjoys larger privilege than many may dream of, yet her prestige will call for a bad price.

    Atilo Il Mauros is head of the Assassini, the shadow military that enforces Venice's will - either at domestic and abroad.

    Prince Leopold zum Bas Friedland is the bastard son of the German emperor and chief of the krieghund - the one strength in Venice extra feared than Atilo's assassins.

    And then there's Atilo's angel-faced apprentice. just a boy, Tycho is already more desirable and swifter than any guy has a correct to be. He can see at nighttime, yet sun burns him. it truly is acknowledged that he beverages blood.

    Award-winning writer Jon Courtenay Grimwood seamlessly blends heritage, politics and darkish delusion in a compelling imaginative and prescient of a Venice that may were.
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  • Dark Reunion (Vampire Diaries, No 4)

    By L. J. Smith

    the ultimate Conflict...The final lethal Kiss

    Elena

    Now she rises from the useless to recreate the strong vampire trio.

    Stefan

    Summoned by way of Elena, he retains a promise to her and fights the main terrifying evil he is ever faced.

    Damon

    Joining the brother he as soon as referred to as enemy, Damon battles this new horror with energy, crafty, and lethal appeal.

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  • One Grave at a Time

    By Jeaniene Frost

    Having narrowly avoided an (under)world struggle, Cat Crawfield desires not anything greater than a bit downtime along with her vampire husband, Bones. regrettably, her reward from New Orleans' voodoo queen simply retains on giving-leading to a private want that sends them into conflict once more, this time opposed to a villainous spirit.

    "Cat and Bones are flamable together."  no 1 bestselling writer Charlaine Harris.

    "The Frost identify promises quality!" Romantic occasions.
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  • Who Was Dracula?: Bram Stoker's Trail of Blood

    By Jim Steinmeyer

    The acclaimed writer of The final maximum Magician on the planet sleuths out literature's iconic vampire, uncovering the resource material—from folklore and historical past, to personas together with Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitman—behind Bram Stoker's lord of the undead.

    Praise for Who was once Dracula?

     
    “A impressive, well-documented story.” —Library Journal (starred review)
     
    “[A] well-researched and interesting tackle Dracula’s beginning story.” —Publishers Weekly
     
    Who was once Dracula? chronicles the misadventures of Bram Stoker and his various acquaintances and co-workers, either well-known and imprecise, hoping to unearth the recipe for a really iconic character.” —San Francisco publication Review
     
    Who used to be Dracula? is a ebook you’ll are looking to sink your tooth into.” —“The Bookworm Sez”
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  • From Demons to Dracula: The Creation of the Modern Vampire Myth

    In blood-soaked lore passed down the centuries, the vampire is a monster of never-ending fascination: from Bram Stoker’s Dracula to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, this seductive lover of blood haunts pop culture and inhabits our darkest imaginings. The cultural background of the vampire is a wealthy and sundry story that's now ably documented in From Demons to Dracula, a compelling research of the vampire fable that unearths why this creature of the undead fascinates us so.

    Beresford’s chronicle roams from the mountains of jap Europe to the foggy streets of Victorian England to Hollywood, as he investigates the portrayal of the vampire in heritage, literature, and paintings. establishing with the unique Dracula, Vlad the Impaler, and his prestige as a countrywide hero in Romania, he endeavors to winnow out truths from the complicated legend and folklore. From Demons to Dracula tracks the evolution of the vampire as an icon and supernatural creature, drawing on classical Greek and Roman myths, witch trials and medieval plagues, Gothic literature, or even modern works corresponding to Anne Rice’s Interview with a Vampire and Elizabeth Kostova’s The Historian.  Beresford additionally appears to be like on the common effect of reveal vampires from tv exhibits, vintage videos starring Bela Lugosi and Christopher Lee, and more moderen motion pictures comparable to Underworld and Blade.  Whether as a demon of the underworld or a light-fearing hunter of people, the vampire has continued during the centuries, the booklet finds, as powerfully symbolic determine for human issues with existence, dying, and the afterlife.

    A wide-ranging and engrossing chronicle, From Demons to Dracula casts this blood-thirsty nightstalker as a remarkably advanced and telling totem of our nightmares, actual and imagined.
     
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  • My Immortal: The Vampires of Berlin

    By Lee Rudnicki

    She used to be appealing. Her excessive cheekbones and completely directly burgundy hair gave her a particular jap ecu glance. Her face gave away no secrets and techniques; her far-off glance made it appear as though not anything else within the universe existed. Her garments was once minimum; she wore an ankle-length white nightgown and was once barefoot, even though a lot of the floor in Berlin was once coated with damaged glass. the lads remained nonetheless, their guns pointed at their unannounced visitor. "They are coming for me," she whispered. The younger vampire used to be truly fearful of something...
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  • Vampire Mountain (Cirque du Freak, Book 4)

    By Darren Shan

    During this fourth e-book within the bestselling Saga of Darren Shan, Darren Shan and Mr. Crepsley embark on a deadly trek to the very center of the vampire international. yet they face greater than the chilly on Vampire Mountain?the vampaneze were there earlier than them.

    Will a gathering with the Vampire Princes fix Darren's human aspect, or flip him additional towards the darkness? just one factor is certain?Darren's initiation into the vampire extended family is extra lethal than he can ever have imagined.
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  • The Reluctant Vampire Omnibus

    By Eric Morecambe

    An e-book omnibus of Eric Morecambe's vintage children's books, THE RELUCTANT VAMPIRE and THE VAMPIRE'S go back, illustrated by way of Tony Ross.

    A stunning statement from the Vampire Prince -- that he doesn't like blood yet prefers chips and a tumbler of pink wine -- starts off a story of ghoulish intrigue and hilarious horror.
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