Download E-books The Twilight of Lake Woebegotten SC PDF

By Harrison Geillor

A small town... a plucky heroine, a glittery vampire, and a hunky local American rival with a mystery. yet all isn't because it turns out in Lake Woebegotten. permit Harrison Geillor exhibit what lies underneath the possible placid floor. You''ll snicker. We promise. while Bonnie Grayduck relocates from sunny Santa Cruz California to the small city of Lake Woebegotten, Minnesota, to reside along with her estranged father, leader of the neighborhood two-man police division, she thinks she''s leaving her issues at the back of. yet she quickly turns into thinking about one other pupil - the brooding, attractive Edwin Scullen, whose reclusive kinfolk hides a bad mystery. (Psst: they''re really vampires. yet they''re the sort who don''t consume humans, so it''s okay.) as soon as Bonnie realizes what her new lover quite is, she isn''t afraid. as an alternative, she sees power. simply because whereas Bonnie turns out to her family and friends to be a typical, a little bit clumsy, easily-distracted lady, she''s rather manipulative, calculating, energy hungry, and never above committing homicide to get her means - or maybe simply to amuse herself. this can be a love tale approximately monsters... however the vampire isn''t the monster.

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Download E-books Let the Right One In (Devil's Advocates) PDF

By Anne Billson

Audiences cannot get adequate of fang fiction. Twilight, True Blood, Being Human, The Vampire Diaries, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Blade, Underworld, and the novels of Anne Rice and Darren Shan―against this glut of bloodsuckers, it takes a massive movie to make a reputation for itself. Directed via Tomas Alfredson and tailored for the display via John Ajvide Lindqvist, The Swedish movie Làt den rätte komma in (2008), identified to American audiences as Let definitely the right One In, is the main interesting, subversive, and unique horror construction because the genre's best-known works of the Seventies. Like Twilight, Let the suitable One In is a love tale among a human and a vampire―but that's the place the resemblance ends. Set in a snowy, surburban housing property in Nineteen Eighties Stockholm, the movie combines supernatural parts with social realism. It positive factors Oskar, a lonely, bullied baby, and Eli, the lady round the corner. "Oskar, i am not a girl," she tells him, and she's no longer kidding―she's a vampire. the 2 forge an severe dating that's right now blameless and annoying. outsiders opposed to the area, this type of outsiders is, basically, a serial killer. What does Eli wish from Oskar? uncomplicated companionship, or whatever else? whereas startlingly unique, Let the suitable One In couldn't have existed with out the close to century of vampire cinema that preceded it. Anne Billson experiences this historical past and the film's inheritence of (and new twists on) such classics as Nosferatu (1979) and Dracula (1931). She discusses the genre's early fliration with social realism in motion pictures corresponding to Martin (1977) and Near Dark (1987), in addition to its version of mythology to the fashionable global, and he or she examines the altering courting among vampires and people, the position of the vampire's assistant, and the long-lasting determine of vampires in renowned culture.

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Download E-books Blood Drive (The Anna Strong Chronicles, Book 2) PDF

By Jeanne C. Stein

Anna robust used to be a tough-as-nails bounty hunter, until eventually the evening she was once attacked-and replaced ceaselessly.

Now a vampire, Anna discovers that her long-dead brother could have had a daughter-and the girl's in deep trouble. There are a few very harmful humans after her, yet they are approximately to profit that to a bounty hunter with an unnatural thirst for blood, even the deadliest human predators are effortless prey.

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Download E-books Dracula's Daughters: The Female Vampire on Film PDF

Almost so long as cinema has existed, vampires have seemed on display. Symbolizing an unholy union among intercourse and demise, the vampire—male or female—has represented the libido, a “repressed strength” that fed on its sufferers. Early iconic representations of male vampires have been noticeable in Nosferatu (1922) and Dracula (1931), yet now not till Dracula’s Daughter in 1936 did a feminine “sex vampire” imagine the lead. different woman vampires undefined, possibly such a lot provocatively within the Hammer motion pictures of the Nineteen Fifties, ’60s, and ’70s. Later incarnations, in such movies as Near Dark (1987) and From nightfall until Dawn (1996), provided glossy takes in this now iconic figure.

In Dracula’s Daughters: the feminine Vampire on Film, Douglas Brode and Leah Deyneka have assembled a different choice of essays that discover this cinematic variety that concurrently frightens and seduces audience. those essays tackle a few matters raised by way of the feminine vampire movie, comparable to violence perpetrated on and by way of ladies; reactions to the style from feminists, antifeminists, and postfeminists; the consequences of girl vampire movies for audiences either homosexual and directly; and the way motion pictures mirrored the interval within which they have been created. different themes contain woman vampire motion pictures in courting to vampire fiction, relatively by means of ladies resembling Anne Rice; the connection of the vampire delusion to sexually transmitted ailments like AIDS; problems with race and misogyny; and the original phenomenon of juvenile vampires in younger grownup books and flicks corresponding to Twilight.

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

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Download E-books Legacy (Anna Strong Vampire Chronicles, Book 4) PDF

By Jeanne C. Stein


Anna has struggled to conform to her supernatural prestige whereas clinging to the vestiges of her humanity. Now she needs to care for her legacy. The sinister vampire who reworked her is lifeless, and Anna is entitled to his significant fortune. yet a predatory werewolf comes ahead, claiming the inheritance as her own?and she?ll kill to get what she wishes so much: blood and cash.

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Download E-books Retribution (Dark-Hunter Novels) PDF

By Sherrilyn Kenyon


Sherrilyn Kenyon

Orphaned as a toddler and raised via vampires, Abigail Yager lives for one objective, and one goal purely: To avenge the deaths of vampires in every single place. To damage the cruel Dark-Hunters who stalk and kill her adoptive race. yet so much of all, to discover the only guy liable for brutally murdering her family members: the ex-gunslinger Jess "Sundown" Brady…

Resurrected from loss of life through a vengeful Greek goddess, Jess needs to hunt and ruin the creature who is assassinating Dark-Hunters. the very last thing he expects to discover is a human face in the back of the killings―and in particular one similar to the human who'd murdered him centuries in the past. Jess is aware he isn't the one that slaughtered Abigail's mom and dad. yet now he needs to persuade her of his innocence―and pass the abyss among human and vampire―before the darkest of powers rises to damage them both…

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Download E-books Real Vampires Don't Diet (Glory St. Claire, Book 4) PDF

By Gerry Bartlett

Real readers love this sequence and its "vampire to die for"(Kimberly Raye, USA Today bestselling writer of lifeless finish Dating)-from the writer of Real Vampires Get Lucky.

Gloriana St. Claire-curvy, fashionable, and undead-is spending New Year's Eve by myself. And it is all simply because her boyfriend, Jeremy Blade, is traipsing off to components unknown to rescue his intended daughter from the clutches of "dangerous radicals." yet simply as Glory settles in for the night, a telephone name from the bodyguard of a under the influence of alcohol, newly-undead rock celebrity may perhaps finish her 12 months on a loopy notice.

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