By Tim Powers
Michael Crawford is compelled to escape whilst discovers his bride brutally murdered of their marriage ceremony mattress. but it's not the revengeful townspeople he fears however the lethal include of the malignant spirit that's claiming him as her bridegroom.
Crawford won't shuttle by myself; quickly he's aided through his fellow sufferers, the best poets of his day—Byron, Keats, and Shelley. jointly they embark upon a determined trip, crisscrossing Europe and struggling with the vampiric fiend who seeks her final excitement of their ravaged our bodies and imperiled souls.
Telling a mystery background of ardour and terror, Tim Powers (The Anubis Gates, Declare, Three Days to Never) masterfully recasts the tragic lives of the Romantics right into a uniquely scary story. again in print for the 1st time given that 1994, this newly revised variation of The tension of Her Regard will thrill either Powers fanatics and newbies to this gripping Gothic journey de force.
By Stephenie Meyer
If you happen to enjoyed the one that was once killing you, it left you no innovations. How may you run, how might you struggle, while doing so might damage that liked one? in case your lifestyles used to be all you needed to provide, how may well you no longer provide it? If it was once somebody you really loved?
To be irrevocably in love with a vampire is either delusion and nightmare woven right into a dangerously heightened fact for Bella Swan. Pulled in a single course via her extreme ardour for Edward Cullen, and in one other by means of her profound connection to werewolf Jacob Black, a tumultuous 12 months of temptation, loss, and strife have led her to the final word turning element. Her approaching option to both subscribe to the darkish yet seductive international of immortals or to pursue a completely human existence has develop into the thread from which the fates of 2 tribes hangs.
Now that Bella has made her determination, a startling chain of remarkable occasions is ready to spread with in all likelihood devastating, and unfathomable, effects. simply while the frayed strands of Bella's life-first came upon in Twilight, then scattered and torn in New Moon and Eclipse-seem able to heal and knit jointly, may possibly they be destroyed... forever?
The excellent, breathlessly expected end to the Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn illuminates the secrets and techniques and mysteries of this spellbinding romantic epic that has entranced hundreds of thousands.
By David Wellington
Laura Caxton s'était juré de ne plus jamais affronter de vampires. On sait ce que valent les bonnes résolutions... À Gettysburg reposent cent cercueils. Quatre-vingt-dix-neuf contiennent des vampires dont on a ôté le coeur. Le dernier est vide. Ces coeurs ont le pouvoir de ramener à l. a. vie une armée de soldats assoiffés de sang. Le dernier vampire s'en est-il emparé ?
By Ken Gelder
Insatiable bloodlust, risky sexualities, the horror of the undead, uncharted Trannsylvanian wildernesses, and a morbid fascination with the `other': the legend of the vampire maintains to hang-out renowned imagination.
Reading the Vampire examines the vampire in all its numerous manifestations and cultural meanings. Ken Gelder investigates vampire narratives in literature and in movie, from early vampire tales like Sheridan Le Fanu's `lesbian vampire' story Carmilla and Bram Stoker's Dracula, the main recognized vampire narrative of all, to modern American vampire blockbusters by way of Stephen King and others, the vampire chronicles of Anne Rice, `post-Ceausescu' vampire narratives, and movies equivalent to FW Murnau's Nosferatu and Bram Stoker's Dracula.
Reading the Vampire embeds vampires of their cultural contexts, displaying vampire narratives feeding off the anxieties and fascinations in their occasions: from the 19th century perils of tourism, problems with colonialism and nationwide identification, and obsessions with intercourse and dying, to the `queer' identification of the vampire or present vampiric metaphors for risky exchanges of physically fluids and AIDS.
By Aubrey Clark
The best threats are those unseen….
For what sounds like the 1st time, Elena and her associates are satisfied. Elena and Stefan have outfitted a house for themselves in Dalcrest, and all of Elena’s acquaintances are as in love as she and Stefan are. Even Damon is having fun with vacationing his favourite previous haunts in Europe, and is extra stunned than somebody that he’s touring with Katherine. yet in recent years, Elena’s parent senses are on side, and he or she 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 struggling with a vicious outdated person who is usually simply out in their succeed in. And whilst Damon and Katherine are faced with an odd 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 putting within the stability, and each second they proportion might be their last…
By J.R. Ward
New York Times bestselling writer J.R. Ward gives you a behind-the-scenes examine her ?to die for?( Publishers Weekly) Black Dagger Brotherhood series?and a brand-new brief tale starring Zsadist and Bella.
This is a e-book no Black Dagger Brotherhood fan may still miss?an insider?s advisor that would seduce readers as powerfully because the horny band of Brothers and the realm they stay in. and likewise incorporated is an unique brief tale approximately stars Zsadist and Bella!
This finished consultant beneficial properties insider info at the Brotherhood, their dossiers, stats, and exact presents. Readers will delight in interviews with their favourite characters, deleted scenes, intriguing fabric from the J.R. Ward message board and the solutions to their burning questions. They?ll examine what it?s like for J.R. Ward to jot down every one installment of the sequence, and in a desirable twist, learn an interview with the author?conducted by way of the Brothers. Plus readers gets a sneak peek on the a lot expected subsequent publication within the Black Dagger Brotherhood sequence, Lover Avenged.
By Anne Rice
Educated within the Florence of Cosimo de' Medici, knowledgeable in knighthood at his father's mountaintop fort, Vittorio inhabits a global of courtly beauty and kingdom pleasures—a international abruptly threatened while his complete relations is faced via an unholy power.
In the midst of this upheaval, Vittorio is seduced through the gorgeous and sinister vampire Ursula—setting in movement a chilling chain of occasions that would mark his existence for eternity. opposed to 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.
This is often the tale of Elisabeth Bathory, a 17th-century Transylvanian countess. She was once attempted as a vampire and have become an proposal for wicked murderers as much as the current day. in response to study performed at records in japanese Europe, this account comprises either the recorded fact and the legend that has grown up round her. Tony Thorne is the writer of the "Bloomsbury Dictionary of Slang".
By Barbara Hambly
It’s 1911. struggle is coming, and in accordance with one of many vampires of St. Petersburg, the Kaiser is attempting to recruit vampires. James Asher, Oxford don and previously on His Majesty’s mystery provider, is compelled to workforce up back along with his vampire companion Don Simon Ysidro for a trip to the subarctic Russian capital. Are they at the path of a rogue vampire with a plan to accomplish the facility to stroll in sunlight? Asher wonders. Or is Ysidro’s actual schedule to hunt the lady he as soon as enjoyed? . . .