New PDF release: Rebel Fay (The Noble Dead, Book 5)

By Barb Hendee, J. C. Hendee

ISBN-10: 1101212705

ISBN-13: 9781101212707

Magiere the Dhampir used to be created through a shadowy, long-forgotten enemy of many names-an enemy who the elf Leesil used to be informed from youth to kill. They have been introduced jointly through the Fay to forge an alliance that will have the ability to face opposed to the forces of darkish magics. yet as Magiere and Leesil discover the reality, they notice simply how shut the enemy has continuously been...

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New PDF release: Who Was Dracula?: Bram Stoker's Trail of Blood

By Jim Steinmeyer

ISBN-10: 1101602775

ISBN-13: 9781101602775

An acclaimed historian sleuths out literature’s most renowned vampire, uncovering the resource fabric – from folklore and background, to personas together with Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitman – at the back of Bram Stoker’s bloody creation.

In greater than a century of vampires in popular culture, just one lord of the evening actually sticks out: Dracula. although the identify could conjure up photographs of Bela Lugosi lurking approximately in a cape and white pancake make-up within the iconic 1931 movie, the nature of Dracula—a robust, evil Transylvanian aristocrat who slaughters repressed Victorians on a visit to London—was created in Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel of an identical identify, a piece so renowned it has spawned unlimited reinventions in books and film.
But the place did literature’s undead icon come from? What assets encouraged Stoker to craft a monster who could proceed to hang-out our desires (and wants) for generations? Historian Jim Steinmeyer, who printed the boys in the back of the myths within the final maximum Magician on the planet, explores a query that has lengthy involved literary students and the studying public alike: used to be there a real-life notion for Stoker’s count number Dracula?

Hunting via data and letters, literary and theatrical heritage, and the relationships and occasions that gave form to Stoker’s existence, Steinmeyer unearths the folk and tales at the back of the Transylvanian legend. In so doing, he exhibits how Stoker drew on fabric from the careers of literary contemporaries Walt Whitman and Oscar Wilde; reviled personas equivalent to Jack the Ripper and the notorious fifteenth-century prince Vlad Tepes, in addition to little-known yet major figures, together with Stoker’s onetime boss, British level big name Henry Irving, and Theodore Roosevelt’s uncle, Robert Roosevelt (thought to be a version for Van Helsing).

Along the way in which, Steinmeyer depicts Stoker’s lifestyles in Dublin and London, his improvement as a author, involvement with London’s brilliant theater scene, and production of 1 of horror’s maximum masterpieces. Combining ancient detective paintings with literary examine, Steinmeyer’s eagle eye presents a charming travel via Victorian tradition and the intense literary monster it produced.

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The Night Voice (The Noble Dead Saga III, Book 5) - download pdf or read online

By Barb Hendee, J. C. Hendee

ISBN-10: 0698154452

ISBN-13: 9780698154452

The long island Times bestselling authors of First and final Sorcerer current the ultimate breathtaking bankruptcy of their epic Noble useless saga....

With a lot aid, Magiere, Leesil, and Chap arrange to conceal the final of the robust orbs. as soon as this final nice job is done, Magiere can take Leesil domestic to a lifetime of peace.

Then, rumors achieve them horde of undead creatures, slaughtering every thing of their wake, are accumulating within the a long way east areas of the Suman wasteland. This accumulating might in simple terms be attributable to the traditional Enemy awakening.

With no different selection, Magiere tells Leesil they can not move domestic but. they have to visit the barren region and search to benefit if the rumors are true... and if that is so, face an awakening evil: The evening Voice.

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Baited Blood (A Madison Rose Vampire Mystery, Book 2) - download pdf or read online

By Sue Ann Jaffarian

ISBN-10: 0738723126

ISBN-13: 9780738723129

Who's murdering vampires in la and throwing the our bodies into the Dedhams' pool? each one sufferer has been branded, a different mark that's the calling card of femme fatale vampire Ann Hayes. The contemptuous undead good looks proclaims her innocence, yet can the vampires think her? Has Ann again to reclaim Doug Dedham, whom she as soon as enjoyed? Or is she being framed?Complicating concerns are Madison's burgeoning emotions for either horny vampire Colin Reddy and fellow "beater" detective Mike Notchey. The stakes have by no means been larger as Madison and the vampires race to resolve the secret and prevent the killer.

Praise: "Sexy repartee, brisk plotting, and luxurious supernatural scene-setting... a decidedly clean spin on vamp lit."--Sophie Littlefield, Anthony Award-winning writer of a nasty Day for Sorry

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The Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women - download pdf or read online

ISBN-10: 0786709189

ISBN-13: 9780786709182

That includes the one vampire brief tale via Anne Rice, the undisputed queen of vampire literature, and an autobiographical creation by means of Ingrid Pitt, celebrity of the movies The Vampire fanatics and Countess Dracula, this enormous assortment brings jointly thirty-four uncanny and erotic stories by way of girls who've redefined the style of vampire fiction.

From vintage tales of the undead by way of writers like Edith Nesbit, Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman, and Mary Elizabeth Braddon to the paintings of such acclaimed modern authors as Poppy Z. Brite, Nancy Kilpatrick, Tanith Lee, Caitlin R. Kiernan, and Pat Cadigan, this terrifying and tantalizing quantity turns the conventions of vampire fiction on their head and inside of out because it refashions, and revamps, Bram Stoker's urbane count number Dracula in clever, smooth, horny phrases.

Original and artistic, the stories during this anthology supply a large and sundry variety of undead heroines and doomed heroes, from the tormented stable to the unspeakably evil. At huge between them within the gardens of literature's longest evening are Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's Byronic vampire Saint-Germain, Nancy A. Collins's "Vampire King of the Goth Chicks," Tanya Huff's vampiric detective Vicki Nelson, and Freda Warrington's age-old enthusiasts Karl and Charlotte. In all, the hunt continues—for blood to drink, for souls to scouse borrow, for all times one of the undead.

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23 Hours: A Vengeful Vampire Tale by David Wellington PDF

By David Wellington

ISBN-10: 0307452778

ISBN-13: 9780307452771

In the following 23 hours, there'll be no reprieve,
no mercy, and no day off for strong behavior.

When vampire hunter Laura Caxton is locked up in a maximum-security legal, the cop-turned-con unearths herself surrounded through numerous murderers and death-row inmates with not anything to lose . . . and lots of time to kill.

Caxton’s continually been in a position to watch her personal back–even while it’s opposed to a cell-block wall–but quickly she learns that a fair larger danger has slithered at the back of the bars to hitch her. Justinia Malvern, the world’s oldest residing vampire, has taken up place of dwelling, and her power grows via the instant as she raids the inmate inhabitants like an open bar with an all-you-can-drink provide of unpolluted blood. The artful outdated vampire is familiar with simply the way to pull Caxton’s strings, too, and she's issued an ultimatum that Laura can’t refuse.

Now Laura has simply 23 hours to struggle her means via a gauntlet of vampires, cons, and killers . . . 23 hours to make one final, determined try out at keeping the area from Justinia’s evil.

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New PDF release: Unseen (The Vampire Diaries: The Salvation, Book 1)

By Aubrey Clark

ISBN-10: 1477809678

ISBN-13: 9781477809679

The best threats are those unseen….
For what feels like the 1st time, Elena and her associates are chuffed. Elena and Stefan have outfitted a house for themselves in Dalcrest, and all of Elena’s buddies are as in love as she and Stefan are. Even Damon is having fun with vacationing his favourite outdated haunts in Europe, and is extra stunned than somebody that he’s touring with Katherine. yet in recent times, Elena’s father or mother senses are on facet, and she or he can’t forget about the sensation that risk is coming.
When a brand new probability arrives in Dalcrest, Elena’s worst fears develop into a fact. quickly, she and Stefan are fighting a vicious previous person who is often simply out in their achieve. And while Damon and Katherine are faced with a wierd and mysterious enemy, Elena concerns the assaults are associated.
As darkish forces shut in, Elena, Stefan, and Damon fight to outlive the single means they be aware of how—together. yet their lives are striking within the stability, and each second they proportion may be their last…

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The Slayer (The Legend Chronicles) - download pdf or read online

By Theresa Meyers

ISBN-10: 1420121251

ISBN-13: 9781420121254

Brothers Winchester, Remington and Colt recognize the legends--they have been proficient from youth to wreck demon predators, wielding the newest steam-powered gadgetry. It's a satan of a role. yet occasionally your destiny chooses you. . .

CHASING TROUBLE

Winn Jackson isn't drawn to looking nightmares around the Wild West--even if it's the kinfolk enterprise. not like his rakehell brothers, Winn believes in ideas. As sheriff of Bodie, California, he in simple terms shoots real legislation breakers. That's what he's doing whilst he rescues the Contessa Drossenburg, Alexandra Porter, a woman with the entire splendor of the previous World--grace, attractiveness and sophistication. after which he sees her fangs.

Alexandra isn't just a few bloodsucking damsel in misery, even though. She's on a undertaking to save lots of her people--and she's lifeless definite that Winn's relatives legacy is the single manner. fortunately, apart from grace and sophistication, she additionally has a obdurate streak a mile large. So love it or now not, Winn goes back together with her to the mountains of Transylvania, and whereas he's at it, swap his reviews approximately vampires, demon-hunting, and who precisely merits capturing. And if she has her means, he's going to do his darnedest to save lots of the area. . .

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