Category: Vampires

City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments, Book 6) by Cassandra Clare

By Cassandra Clare

I'm coming.

Darkness returns to the Shadowhunter international. As their society falls aside round them, Clary, Jace, Simon and their associates needs to band jointly to struggle the best evil the Nephilim have ever confronted: Clary’s personal brother. not anything on the planet can defeat him — needs to they trip to a different international to discover the opportunity? Lives might be misplaced, love sacrificed, and the entire international replaced within the 6th and final installment of the Mortal tools sequence!

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Definitely Dead (Southern Vampire Mysteries, Book 6) by Charlaine Harris

By Charlaine Harris

The hot Sookie Stackhouse novel from the New York Times bestselling writer of Dead as a Doornail.

Spiked with a "frothy fusion of romance, secret, and fantasy" (Publishers Weekly), this "deliciously fiendish...increasingly riotous series" (Dallas Morning information) sends the supernaturally talented cocktail waitress to New Orleans, the place she has to house the legacy of 1 of her family and a number of doubtless risky characters.

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Fevre Dream by George R. R. Martin

By George R. R. Martin

While suffering riverboat captain Abner Marsh gets a proposal of partnership from a prosperous aristocrat, he suspects something’s amiss. but if he meets the hauntingly faded, steely-eyed Joshua York, he's yes. For York doesn’t care that the icy wintry weather of 1857 has burnt up all yet certainly one of Marsh’s dilapidated fleet. Nor does he care that he won’t earn again his funding in a decade. York has his personal purposes for eager to traverse the strong Mississippi. and they're to be none of Marsh’s concern—no topic how strange, arbitrary, or capricious his activities may perhaps end up.

Marsh intended to show down York’s provide. It used to be too filled with secrets and techniques that spelled chance. however the promise of either gold and a grand new boat that may make historical past beaten his resolve—coupled with the negative strength of York’s spell binding gaze. now not till the maiden voyage of his new sidewheeler Fevre Dream might Marsh detect he had joined a undertaking either extra sinister, and maybe extra noble, than his most lovely nightmare...and mankind’s so much most unlikely dream.

Here is the spellbinding story of a vampire’s quest to unite his race with humanity, of a garrulous riverman’s dream of immortality, and of the timeless legends of the steamboat period and an imposing, historic river.

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The Unauthorized True Blood Drinking Guide by Chris-Rachael Oseland

By Chris-Rachael Oseland

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Need a bit liquid braveness sooner than you face The Authority? The Unauthorized actual Blood consuming consultant exists to respond to the immortal query of WWED - What could Erik Drink?

For that subject, what approximately Russell Edgington and Talbot? candy Eddie Fournier or loopy Franklin Mott? invoice, Lorena, or Pam?

These days, the most obvious resolution is blood. even if, again once they have been purely mortal people, your favourite vampires have been already heavy drinkers - of booze. sooner than sleek water purification strategies got here alongside, their terrible, vulnerable human our bodies couldn't have survived otherwise.

The Unauthorized real Blood ingesting consultant takes you on a heady journey of the ingesting tradition that will have motivated every one vampire’s attitudes in the direction of the darkish, wealthy, intoxicating drinks that make existence worthy dwelling. beginning with babyvamp Jessica Hambly and finishing with the traditional Russell Edgington, you’ll not just examine what your favourite real Blood vampires would’ve inebriated whereas they have been nonetheless human, but additionally easy methods to combine these beverages for yourself.

From the foolish to the chic to the seductive, those genuine interval cocktail and combined drink recipes offers you another reason to like Sunday night

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Dracula's Daughters: The Female Vampire on Film by Douglas Brode, Leah Deyneka

By Douglas Brode, Leah Deyneka

Virtually so long as cinema has existed, vampires have seemed on reveal. Symbolizing an unholy union among intercourse and demise, the vampire—male or female—has represented the libido, a “repressed force” that ate up its sufferers. Early iconic representations of male vampires have been visible in Nosferatu (1922) and Dracula (1931), yet now not till Dracula’s Daughter in 1936 did a feminine “sex vampire” suppose the lead. different girl vampires undefined, maybe such a lot provocatively within the Hammer movies of the Nineteen Fifties, ’60s, and ’70s. Later incarnations, in such movies as close to darkish (1987) and From nightfall until eventually sunrise (1996), provided glossy takes in this now iconic figure.

In Dracula’s Daughters: the feminine Vampire on movie, Douglas Brode and Leah Deyneka have assembled a diversified choice of essays that discover this cinematic sort that at the same time frightens and seduces audience. those essays tackle a few concerns raised by way of the feminine vampire movie, resembling violence perpetrated on and via ladies; reactions to the style from feminists, antifeminists, and postfeminists; the consequences of woman vampire movies for audiences either homosexual and directly; and the way movies mirrored the interval in which they have been created. different issues comprise woman vampire movies in dating to vampire fiction, quite by means of ladies corresponding to Anne Rice; the connection of the vampire delusion to sexually transmitted ailments like AIDS; problems with race and misogyny; and the original phenomenon of stripling vampires in younger grownup books and flicks equivalent to Twilight.

Featuring greater than thirty images spanning a number of many years, this assortment bargains a compelling review of an archetypal figure—an enduring illustration of darkish desires—that keeps to captivate audiences. This booklet will attraction not just to students and scholars but additionally to any lover of transgressive cinema.

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Harvest Hunting (Sisters of the Moon, Book 8) by Yasmine Galenorn

By Yasmine Galenorn

Three sisters ridding the Otherworld of evil-one monster at a time.

We're the D'Artigo sisters: attractive, savvy operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence organization. yet being half-human, half-Fae ability our supernatural abilities can move haywire at any time. My sister Camille is a depraved reliable witch whose existence lately took a drastic flip. Menolly's a vampire who's nonetheless getting the dangle of being undead. And me? I'm Delilah, a werecat with a truly attention-grabbing love lifestyles. yet existence isn't all enjoyable and video games. We're at the path of the demon common who has determined that we've develop into rather a nuisance...

It's Samhain, and the fall Lord has referred to as for my education to start with the dying Maidens...and i locate that i love it. yet we've acquired difficulties: werewolves are going lacking and a brand new magical drug, "Wolf Briar," is getting used as a weapon. My expensive Chase and i've come to a fragile crossroads. And most threatening of all: Stacia Bonecrusher has positioned a bounty on our heads. Now it's a race to take out the demon basic sooner than she realizes the 6th Spirit Seal is inside of her reach...

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The Secret Portal (The Secret Portal, Book 1) by Reno Charlton

By Reno Charlton

Room 13 could be the smallest bed room at Earls Boarding university, yet rookies Jack and Simon quickly detect that there's way more to their new room than meets the attention once they find a hidden portal – a portal which ends up in one other tuition within the 5th measurement! the lads speedy locate themselves fascinated with various terrific and fascinating adventures once they begin utilizing the portal and meet a number of the other-worldly scholars who're learning there. They make many new and weird pals together with a clumsy witch, a scholar from Venus, ghosts, a nutty gnome or even an angel. notwithstanding, issues take an unforeseen – and scary – flip whilst a ruthless and bloodthirsty vampire from the choice universe additionally discovers the portal and threatens to convey terror to the human race. it's left to Jack, Simon and their new associates to discover a manner of saving the realm from the wrath of the vampire, the fearsome Gladstone Gore. but how will they manage...when the invisibility potion is operating dry, the apprentice Witch spells catastrophe by way of turning pals into mice, and trainee form shifters simply can't appear to grasp their abilities? And on best of all this the 2 resident bullies at Earls are consistently prowling the corridors! Reno Charlton casts a spell that may go away you breathless from suspense on one web page and from laughter at the subsequent.

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

By Anne Rice

In a feat of virtuoso storytelling, Anne Rice unleashes Akasha, the queen of the damned, who has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to set free the powers of the evening. Akasha has a marvelously devious plan to "save" mankind and break the vampire Lestat—in this terribly sensual novel of the complicated, erotic, electrifying global of the undead.

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