The Vampire Book

The Encyclopedia of the Undead

Author: J Gordon Melton

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 1578593506

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 944

View: 7343

The Ultimate Collection of Vampire Facts and Fiction Death and immortality, sexual prowess and surrender, intimacy and alienation, rebellion and temptation. The allure of the vampire is eternal. The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead, Third edition, explores the historical, literary, mythological, biographical, and popular aspects of one of the world's most mesmerizing paranormal subject. This vast reference is an alphabetical tour of the psychosexual, macabre world of the soul-sucking undead. In the first fully revised and updated edition in a decade, Dr. J. Gordon Melton (president of the American chapter of the Transylvania Society of Dracula) bites even deeper into vampire lore, myths, reported realities, and legends that come from all around the world. From Vlad the Impaler to Dracula and from modern literature to movies and TV series like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, True Blood, Twilight, and The Vampire Lestat, this exhaustive guide furnishes more than 400 essays to quench your thirst for facts, biographies, definitions, and more.
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Interview with the Vampire

Author: Anne Rice

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0307575853

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 7593

#1 New York Times Bestselling author - The spellbinding classic that started it all - Book I of the Vampire Chronicles Here are the confessions of a vampire. Hypnotic, shocking, and chillingly erotic, this is a novel of mesmerizing beauty and astonishing force—a story of danger and flight, of love and loss, of suspense and resolution, and of the extraordinary power of the senses. It is a novel only Anne Rice could write. Praise for Interview with the Vampire “A magnificent, compulsively readable thriller . . . Rice begins where Bram Stoker and the Hollywood versions leave off and penetrates directly to the true fascination of the myth–the education of the vampire.”—Chicago Tribune “Unrelentingly erotic . . . sometimes beautiful, and always unforgettable.”—Washington Post “If you surrender and go with her . . . you have surrendered to enchantment, as in a voluptuous dream.”—Boston Globe “A chilling, thought-provoking tale, beautifully frightening, sensuous, and utterly unnerving.”—Hartford Courant
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The Vampire Book

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405354321

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

View: 4135

Get your teeth into all things vampire with this gruesome ebook Does your child love vampires? Then bring them face to fang with these evil beings. From how to kill a vampire, to famous profiles including Vlad the Impaler, they'll find out everything they every wanted to know about the world's most evil bloodsuckers. Packed with tons of creepy vampire facts and chilling illustrations - no vampire-lover should be without one.
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The Everything Vampire Book

From Vlad the Impaler to the vampire Lestat - a history of vampires in Literature, Film, and Legend

Author: Barb Karg,Arjean Spaite,Rick Sutherland

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440501696

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 304

View: 2096

• An affordable, accessible companion to vampire literature, films, and TV • Several vampire movies are due out in 2008 and 2009: Twilight, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, and The Historian • Vampire communities are flourishing on the Internet—a simple “vampire societies” search on Google yields over 580,000 results • Everything reference books have sold more than 575,000 copies! Bram Stoker’s Dracula Anne Rice’s Lestat Stephenie Meyer’s Edward Who can resist these erotic, exotic creatures of the night? And who wants to? In The Everything® Vampire Book, readers unearth all the secrets of this beautiful, terrible underworld, including: • How vampires live, hunt, and endure • Why they refuse to die • How to destroy a vampire—from holy water to decapitation • The best—and worst—vampire books, TV shows, and films • What constitutes the “vampire lifestyle” and blood fetish practices • All the incarnations of vampires—from the Greek Lamia to the Indian Churel • Real-life encounters with vampires Vampire aficionados will enjoy sinking their teeth into the notorious history and bewitching tales in The Everything® Vampire Book!
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Gespräch mit dem Vampir


Author: Anne Rice,Karl Berisch

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442410156

Category: Vampires

Page: 287

View: 6867

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Naked Came the Vampire

Book One of the Hypernaturals

Author: Cj Stevens

Publisher: [email protected]

ISBN: 1717816819

Category: Fiction

Page: 608

View: 4543

When Adrian meets Jessica, he is utterly devastated by her. He has never met anyone like her He has no idea how true that is. Soon he is dragged into another world. A world hidden in plain sight by a people that will kill to keep their secret, and that who have a specialized hit squad just for that task. Vampires are real. They are not magic. They evolved to be the Apex predator upon those who think they are the Apex predator. Vampires are few. They are old. They are powerful. For the most part, they are women. In the secret world of the Vampire’s, Adrian is a second class citizen, and his entering that world means he has to keep the secret of their existence or die. Unfortunately for him, that won't be that easy, as he is the target of a literally insanely jealous person who has their sights set on Jessica. Their deranged desire for her risks exposure of everything. Adrian has more than just psychotic stalkers to deal with. Jessica’s occasional lover Helen has no use for him either, and would just as soon see him dead. Helen is over five-hundred years old, and is on the Vampire Council. She is rich, powerful, and in love with the same woman Adrian is. The Hypernaturals: Naked Came The Vampire is book one of a new series. Book two, Siren Song, is also now published. Book three, Conclave, is scheduled to be out in September of 2018. Book four, Purity should also arrive in 2018.
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Eternally Bound

Tribes of the Vampire Book 3

Author: Michelle M. Pillow

Publisher: The Raven Books LLC

ISBN: 1625010370

Category: Fiction

Page: 618

View: 8376

Dark Paranormal Vampire Romance by NYT and USAT Bestselling author, Michelle M. Pillow Tatiana Sinclair has lived a perfect noblewoman’s life, until the night her brother forces her to cover up a horrible crime. Haunted by the only witness to their deeds, the intensely sensual Count Spoleti, Tatiana is led into a world she never dreamed existed. Count Marcello Spoleti is intrigued by the female who dares to try to control the vampire. But, he also knows there is more to Tatiana than just a pretty face–much, much more. Forcing her father to give her to him, lest he tell of his children’s crimes, Marcello plans on keeping the strong-minded Tatiana under his complete command. Tribes of the Vampire series: Redeemer of Shadows The Jaded Hunter Eternally Bound In Her Shadows Genres: Vampire Romance, Urban Fantasy, Dark Paranormal, Fantasy, Paranormal, nobility, regency, victorian, historical, time travel, alpha male, immortal, sorcery romance, Demons & Devils, action and adventure, bad boy hero, Damaged Hero, dark romance, demons, fantasy romance, gothic, hea, kick ass heroine, kick butt chick, myths, romantic adventure, romantic suspense, shapeshifter romance, shifter, vampire, Wizards & Witches, witch romance, witches Wizards & Witches
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The Vampire Book of the Month Club

Author: Rusty Fischer

Publisher: Medallion Media Group

ISBN: 1942546394

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 312

View: 4646

At the age of seventeen, Nora Falcon is already a best-selling author of vampire lit, with fans lining up around the block to read the next installment of her Better off Bled series. So it might seem like she’s something special. But at the Nightshade Preparatory Academy for Exemplary Boys and Girls in Beverly Hills, Nora is just another student. One day a handsome stranger shows up at one of Nora’s book signings. Reece Rothchild is not only tall, dark, and handsome—he’s downright irresistible, and he has recently transferred to Nightshade Academy. But Reece is not just eye candy: he’s an actual vampire who wants Nora to write a book specifically for vampires—and he’s very persistent. So persistent he kidnaps Nora’s friends to get her to comply. Nora is torn. If she does what Reece wants, thousands of vampires will converge on an unsuspecting town and use its inhabitants as a human snack bar. If she doesn’t, her friends will die. Now Nora must find a way to defeat Reece and save her friends—all while juggling a full course load!
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The Lure of the Vampire

Gender, Fiction and Fandom from Bram Stoker to Buffy

Author: Milly Williamson

Publisher: Wallflower Press

ISBN: 9781904764403

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 213

View: 8993

This title explores the enduring myth of Dracula and vampires and just why it has remained so popular for so long.
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The Vampire Gallery

A Who's who of the Undead

Author: J. Gordon Melton

Publisher: Visible Ink Press


Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 500

View: 3344

Presents profiles of famous vampires since the 18th century, including Barnabas Collins, Count Dracula, Lord Ruthven, and Graf Orlock
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The Vampire eBook Collection

Author: Lynsay Sands

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0575129115

Category: Fiction

Page: 2150

View: 5765

The first six ARGENEAU VAMPIRES books, collected in one bundle Contains six fantastic novels: A QUICK BITE, LOVE BITES, SINGLE WHITE VAMPIRE, TALL, DARK & HUNGRY, A BITE TO REMEMBER and BITE ME IF YOU CAN
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The Original Mona the Vampire Book

Author: Sonia Holleyman

Publisher: Orchard Books

ISBN: 9781841211916

Category: Children's stories

Page: 30

View: 2084

Mona''s up to mischief again. She''s off to the swimming pool with both Fang the cat and her shark''s fin. Fang is a bit worried, he''s never been swimming before, but with Mona the champion swimmer what could possibly go wrong?'
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The Vampire

A Casebook

Author: Alan Dundes

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 9780299159238

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

View: 1886

Vampires are the most fearsome and fascinating of all creatures of folklore. For the first time, detailed accounts of the vampire and how its tradition developed in different cultures are gathered in one volume by eminent folklorist Alan Dundes. Eleven leading scholars from the fields of Slavic studies, history, anthropology, and psychiatry unearth the true nature of the vampire from its birth in graveyard lore to the modern-day psychiatric patient with a penchant for drinking blood. The Vampire: A Casebook takes this legend out of the realm of literature and film and back to its dark beginnings in folk traditions. The essays examine the history of the word “vampire;” Romanian vampires; Greek vampires; Serbian vampires; the physical attributes of vampires; the killing of vampires; and the possible psychoanalytic underpinnings of vampires. Much more than simply a scary creature of the human imagination, the vampire has been and continues to haunt the lives of all those who encounter it—in reality or in fiction.
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Supernatural Enforcement Bureau, The Dragon and The Vampire

Book 1

Author: A K Michaels

Publisher: A K Michaels


Category: Fiction

Page: 270

View: 1524

A Dragon on the run…hunted for its magical essence and quickly running out of time. As Director of the Supernatural Enforcement Bureau, powerful Vampire Ronan thought he had seen it all...until he discovers that Dragons actually exist. And there’s one being hunted on his patch. Can he find it in time to help…or not? After seeing the magnificent beast with his own eyes, he can't turn from the task, even if he wanted to. Especially as his Sire, Josef, gives him a direct command to find the Dragon and keep it safe. No matter the cost. With rogue Vampires and Witches on the Dragon’s trail, it's only a matter of time before they capture it. That's not something Ronan will allow...not on his watch. He will do whatever it takes to find and save the Dragon, using every powerful being at his disposal, including the dark and dangerous Creed. Can Ronan find and keep safe, the Dragon being hunted? With the weight of the Supernatural Enforcement Bureau behind him, he hopes so. With rogues of all species on its tail, he must fight to save the beautiful beast he thought were mere myths, and in doing so, it will change his destiny forever. The Dragon and The Vampire, Book 1 in New York Times and USA Today bestselling author A K Michaels’ Supernatural Enforcement Bureau series, a thrilling and fast-paced paranormal story that’s filled with action and romance to keep you turning the pages into the wee hours of the night.
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Betrayed (Book #3 in the Vampire Journals)

Author: Morgan Rice

Publisher: Morgan Rice

ISBN: 0982953747

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 326

View: 1640

Caitlin Paine awakes from a deep coma to discover she has been turned. Now a true, full bred vampire, she marvels at her new powers, including her ability to fly, and her superhuman strength. She finds that her true love, Caleb is still by her side, waiting patiently for her to recover. She has everything she could dream of.
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Midnight, Texas


Author: Charlaine Harris

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 364122084X

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 2472

Die Bewohner Midnights haben diesen Ort allesamt aus einem Grund zu ihrem Zuhause gewählt: Das texanische Städtchen ist klein und ruhig. Und damit ein perfektes Versteck. Doch wovor verstecken sie sich? Allein Bobo Winthrop, der Besitzer des Pfandhauses, scheint von jedem in der Stadt etwas zu wissen. Da ist Bobos neuer Untermieter, der seine Wohnung nur nachts verlässt. Oder die Esoterik-Lady, die behauptet, eine Hexe zu sein. Als Bobos Freundin Aubrey verschwindet, fangen die Einwohner an, Fragen zu stellen. Zu viele Fragen, denn plötzlich drohen Geheimnisse ans Tageslicht zu kommen, die besser verborgen geblieben wären ...
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The Witch and the Vampire

Books 1, 2, 3 and 4

Author: Fawn Lowery

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781554870882

Category: Fiction

Page: 424

View: 9894

Vampires, Witches, Demons and Humans... Love, Magic, Bloodlust, and Desire THE WITCH AND THE VAMPIRE - Book 1 - Modern-day witch, Ronna Gentry doesn't ride a broom-but she can cast spells-and break them as well. Her touch can awaken vampires. And the amulet she wears around her neck can allow her to travel back in time. JARHARIS - Book 2 -The darkness is filled with strange things-vampires, fairies, visions of doom, and undead creatures that want to steal your soul. DUELLA - Book 3 - A vampire walks at night, stalking the unsuspecting, attacking without warning to sate his bloodlust. CHANDLER - Book 4 - Chandler resists the urge to sate his bloodlust with Jada, but then he realizes he is falling in love with her. The only way for them to be bound together forever, is if he turns her into a vampire.
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The Witch, the Wolf and the Vampire, Book 2

Author: A. K. Michaels

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781542497602


Page: 238

View: 9193

Peri has finally stopped running and found safety with Gabe and Josef ... her Wolf and her Vampire. Now she is getting strong, physically and magically, and she is ecstatic with her two mates. She is not about to let anyone take that away and she surprises even herself with her power. However, a psycho sect has been hunting her for over six years, and they are closing in. Her own father is the leader of this sect, but she is more than willing to do whatever she can to take him down. Destroy him for everything he is, everything he does, before he does to others what he did to her. With an ancient Vampire and a powerful Wolf by her side she just can't fail ... can she? Book 2 in The Witch, The Wolf and The Vampire Series by Ava K Michaels, another Hot Paranormal Romance/Urban Fantasy.
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A Vampire's Book of Knowledge by Hectar

Author: J. A. Laughlin

Publisher: Descendants Publishing

ISBN: 1452336288

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 8875

Hectar is a very old vampire, by his own standards. He is also very knowledgeable about his kind, in his own opiniion. This book was written by Hectar to alleviate the problem of young vampires seeking him out to ask questions that most young vampires have. Barring his ego and that some of his "knowledge" is flawed, it's a rather enjoyable read.
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Dawn of the Vampire

Author: William Hill

Publisher: Pinnacle Books

ISBN: 9780786013913

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 1703

Arising from the underwater depths, an ancient evil, armed with new power and an unquenchable thirst, awakens and vows to seek vengeance on the human race for trapping the vampires in a watery grave. Reissue.
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