32 Fangs: A Final Vampire Tale (Vampire Tales) by David Wellington

By David Wellington

Now not marking this as retail as in line with the principles as I didn't buy it myself, however it definitely seems to be retail. additionally importing a duplicate of the epub if you'd desire that.

The ultimate Reckoning

Laura Caxton's battles opposed to the traditional vampire Justinia Malvern have rate her approximately everything—her badge, her freedom, her family and friends . . . perhaps even her humanity.

And as she hides out within the inner most backwoods of Pennsylvania, pursued through the law enforcement officials who have been as soon as her colleagues, Laura definitely seems to be crushed. yet as Laura sees it, what little is left of her soul is completely tailored to the task of ridding the area of its final vampire. and because of the bad readability she's stumbled on, Laura's get a hold of a plan—one that might end Malvern as soon as and for all.

But the ever-wily Malvern has a number of final aces left to play and is quietly dealing a hand that would contain a bad destiny for the few pals Laura's bought left. whilst the 2 adversaries meet for the final time of their such a lot epic conflict, the vampires will strength Laura to pay a value a long way past something she's sacrificed ahead of.

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Vittorio, the Vampire (Vampire Chronicles: New Tales of the by Anne Rice

By Anne Rice

With Pandora, Anne Rice begun a powerful new sequence of vampire novels. Now, within the moment of her New stories of the Vampires, she tells the enchanting tale of Vittorio, a vampire within the Italian Age of Gold.

Educated within the Florence of Cosimo de' Medici, knowledgeable in knighthood at his father's mountaintop fort, Vittorio inhabits an international of courtly attractiveness and nation pleasures—a global all at once threatened while his complete family members is faced through an unholy power.

In the midst of this upheaval, Vittorio is seduced via the vampire Ursula, the main attractive of his supernatural enemies. As he units out in pursuit of vengeance, getting into the nightmarish court docket of the Ruby Grail, an increasing number of enchanted (and pressured) through his love for the mysterious Ursula, he reveals himself dealing with demonic adversaries, conflict and political intrigue.

Against a backdrop of the wonders—both sacred and profane—and the sweetness and ferocity of Renaissance Italy, Anne Rice creates a passionate and tragic legend of doomed younger love and misplaced innocence.

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The Science of Vampires by Katherine Ramsland

By Katherine Ramsland

The concept that of the vampire has advanced from Bram Stoker's supernatural creature of the evening to the popular culture anti-hero of today's television exhibits, hit videos, and bestselling novels. the place have been those legends born? In what methods have they developed? How a lot is basically actual? This revealing ebook solutions those questions and extra:

* Are any vampire myths according to fact?
* what's Vampire character Disorder?
* what's the polysexual international of the vampire?
* may well a vampire disguise in today's complicated global of forensic science?
* What occurs to the mind of the vampire's sufferer?

in keeping with interesting interviews with forensic specialists, artistic artists, and real-life bloodsuckers, this can be a vampire e-book like no different.

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From Demons to Dracula: The Creation of the Modern Vampire by Matthew Beresford

By Matthew Beresford

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 historical past 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 japanese Europe to the foggy streets of Victorian England to Hollywood, as he investigates the portrayal of the vampire in historical past, literature, and artwork. beginning with the unique Dracula, Vlad the Impaler, and his prestige as a countrywide hero in Romania, he endeavors to winnow out truths from the advanced 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 resembling Anne Rice’s Interview with a Vampire and Elizabeth Kostova’s The Historian.  Beresford additionally seems on the common effect of reveal vampires from tv exhibits, vintage videos starring Bela Lugosi and Christopher Lee, and more moderen movies akin to Underworld and Blade.  Whether as a demon of the underworld or a light-fearing hunter of people, the vampire has persisted in the course of the centuries, the e-book finds, as powerfully symbolic determine for human issues with lifestyles, 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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Love is Darkness (The Valerie Dearborn Trilogy, Book 1) by Caroline Hanson

By Caroline Hanson

Valerie Dearborn desires a cotton sweet existence, yet it’s extra like a puffer fish: pointy, strange, and—if now not ready precisely right—deadly.

In London for graduate college, Val is familiar with she's ultimately loose. Her father and ex-almost-boyfriend are again in California and she's out of the Vampire looking biz for stable. Or is she?

She attracts the eye of Lucas, a 1600 yr outdated Vampire, and King to his sort. He’s additionally depraved scorching. As golden as Lucifer, and simply as tempting, he makes Valerie a proposal she can't refuse— support him discover if the Others (Empaths, Fey and Werewolves) nonetheless exist or he'll cease retaining these she loves.

Lucas tells her that Empaths have been a Vampire’s largest weak point sooner than going extinct thousands of years in the past. whereas the Fey or a Werewolf may perhaps kill a Vampire, an Empath may enslave them, seducing or harming with feelings at will. the single element he leaves out? Valerie is an Empath.

And after 1600 years of an impassive life, Lucas wishes Valerie like a getting better alcoholic wishes a wine cooler.

Can she hold these she loves alive, cease Lucas from munching on her, continue to exist a fanged revolution and nonetheless have the opportunity to have that dull, general existence she’s constantly sought after? not really, yet boy is she gonna try!

This is a whole size novel and includes grownup content material.

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A Self Made Monster by Steven Vivian

By Steven Vivian

The lifeless too have hopes...

And one of the hopeful lifeless is Alex Resartus: obtuse professor, vague novelist, schizophrenic...and vampire.

As an obtuse professor, he bewilders and frustrates his bored scholars; as an vague novelist with a once-promising acceptance, he wants to get well his artistic powers, yet his shattered brain stands within the means. As a schizophrenic, Alex's brain is "broken", and during this most unique novel, A SELF-MADE MONSTER, Alex plans to reorganize his damaged brain with complete blood. For Alex's specific quirk - either his blessing and his curse - is that he's taking at the characteristics of his sufferers in such a lot fabulous ways.

Alex sees the bright and socially backward pupil, Edward Head, as his savior: Edward's disciplined and robust brain is simply the tonic Alex must rejuvenate his inventive powers. yet Alex isn't the just one with hopes. The dwelling between him have their very own hopes. Edward¿s hopes are carnal. He wants either Holly Dish, an amalgam of sweaty undergraduate daydreams, and Claire candy, a returning grownup coed who's either cool and mysterious. Holly and Claire too have their very own hopes, as does the quick and cynical Jimmy Stubbs, who hates to review and likes to drink beer and scheme. The hopes of every personality intersect and at last violently knot - generating a twisting climax that leaves a few characters lifeless and others approximately to savour an magnificent monetary windfall.

By turns violent and humorous, A SELF-MADE MONSTER is among the most unique vampire novels ever released. It strips away the drained clichés and pink prose of the vampire tale and replaces them with dead-on characterizations, a galloping plot, and a brand new belief of the vampire itself.

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Demon Mistress (Otherworld, Book 6) by Yasmine Galenorn

By Yasmine Galenorn

Menolly, Camille, and Delilah are the D'Artigo Sisters-half-human, half-Faerie operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence company. Their most up-to-date project is to root out the key society chargeable for unleashing chaos magic opposed to the city-and to prevent a demon from devouring Delilah's soul.

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Darkling (Les Soeurs de la Lune, Tome 3) by Yasmine Galenorn

By Yasmine Galenorn

Nous sommes les soeurs D'Artigo : mi-humaines, mi-fées, brokers qualifiés et attractive de los angeles CIA d'Outremonde. Quand elle est stressée, Delilah se transforme en chat. l. a. magie de ma soeur Camille est aussi imprévisible que l. a. météo de Seattle. Moi ? Je suis Menolly, une acrobate devenue vampire et je donnerais ma canines droite pour me venger de mon Sire.
Partout dans Seattle, des humains disparus réapparaissent avec des dogs plus longues que nature : signe queun vampire renégat se promène dans les parages. Tout porte à croire que Dredge, celui qui est à leorigine de mes cicatrices, y est pour quelque selected et qu'il s'est allié à l'Ombre Ailée. Si c'est le cas, l. a. Terre et d'Outremonde sont dans de revenues draps !

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The Dracula Papers, Book I: The Scholar's Tale by Reggie Oliver

By Reggie Oliver

Bram Stoker's immortal Dracula instructed us approximately count number Dracula as an undead vampire. yet how did this grow to be? Who used to be Dracula in genuine existence? There has constantly been hypothesis, however the Dracula Papers now bargains the final word solution. It takes us again to the 12 months 1576, to the wild land of Transylvania and to the youth of Prince Vladimir who got here to be the horror often called Dracula. the result's a narrative as striking and awesome because the Bram Stoker vintage. Battles, intrigues, sorcery, sexual ardour, hauntings, a mechanical tortoise and a burning rhinoceros all have their half to play in an exhilarating narrative that however plunges deep into the secret of Evil. With The Dracula Papers Reggie Oliver offers a grand travel of the 16th century, and of each number of occult lore surrounding the vampire fable, that's rollicking, clever, macabre, yet constantly unforeseen. The Scholar's story is the 1st quantity of a scholarly and picaresque Gothick Extravaganza.

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The Queen of the Damned (Vampire Chronicles, Book 3) by Anne Rice

By Anne Rice

In 1976, a uniquely seductive global of vampires was once unveiled within the now-classic Interview with the Vampire . . . in 1985, a wild and voluptous voice spoke to us, telling the tale of The Vampire Lestat.  In The Queen of the Damned, Anne Rice keeps her outstanding "Vampire Chronicles" in a feat of mesmeric storytelling, a chillingly hypnotic leisure during which the oldest and strongest forces of the evening are unleashed on an unsuspecting world.

Three brilliantly coloured narrative threads intertwine because the tale unfolds:

- The rock celebrity referred to as Vampire Lestat, worshipped by means of hundreds of thousands of spellbound fanatics, prepares for a live performance in San Francisco.  Among the audience--pilgrims in a blind swoon of adoration--are 1000s of vampires, creatures who see Lestat as a "greedy fiend risking the key prosperity of all his style simply to be enjoyed and obvious by way of mortals," fiends themselves who hate Lestat's energy and who're made up our minds to spoil him . . .

- The sleep of definite males and women--vampires and mortals scattered round the world--is haunted via a brilliant, mysterious dream: of twins with fiery pink hair and piercing eco-friendly eyes that suffer an unspeakable tragedy.  It is a dream that slowly, tauntingly finds its intending to the dreamers as they make their manner towards every one other--some to be destroyed at the trip, a few to stand a fair extra terrifying destiny at journey's finish . . .

- Akasha--Queen of the Damned, mom of all vampires, rises after a 6,000 yr sleep and places into movement a heinous plan to "save" mankind from itself and make "all myths of the area real" by way of raising herself and her selected son/lover to the extent of the gods: "I am the achievement and that i shall from this second be the cause" . . .

These narrative threads wind sinuously throughout an unlimited, richly special tapestry of the violent, sensual global of vampirism, taking us again 6,000 years to its beginnings.  As the tales of the "first brood" of blood drinkers are published, we're swept around the a while, from Egypt to South the US to the Himalayas to the entire shrouded corners of the globe the place vampires have left their mark. Vampires are created--mortals succumbing to the feeling of "being enptied, of being gobbled, of being nothing." Vampires are destroyed.  Dark rituals are performed--the rituals of old creatures prowling the fashionable world.  And, ultimately, we're dropped at a second within the 20th century while, in an magnificent climax, the destiny of the residing dead--and maybe of the dwelling, the entire living--will be determined.

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