Covenant with the Vampire

Covenant with the Vampire

Written in diary form as Dracula is, this compulsively readable book has revelations that will shock and delight readers of the original. More erotic than Anne Rice, Kalogridis is a major new voice in vampire fiction.

Author: Jeanne Kalogridis

Publisher: Dell

ISBN: 9780307804617

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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A sensual, terrifying, incredibly accomplished first novel, this fascinating prequel to the classic and most popular horror novel of all time, Dracula, focuses on Dracula's great-nephew, who inherits the job of managing his great-uncle's estate...and his appetite. Written in diary form as Dracula is, this compulsively readable book has revelations that will shock and delight readers of the original. More erotic than Anne Rice, Kalogridis is a major new voice in vampire fiction. The first chilling tale in an exciting new trilogy is a rich and terrifying historical novel set fifty years before the opening of Bram Stoker's Dracula. At the castle of Prince Vlad Tsepesh, also known as Dracula, Vald's great-nephew Arkady is honored to care for his beloved though strange great-uncle...until he beings to realize what is expected of him in his new role. It seems that either he provides his great-uncle with unsuspecting victims to satisfy his needs, or Vlad will kill those Arkady loves. He is trapped into becoming party to murder and sadistic torture. And it is in his blood. When Arkady learns that his newborn son is being groomed one day to follow in his footsteps, he knows that he must fight Dracula, even if it means death.
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Children of the Vampire

Children of the Vampire

In this terrifying, brilliantly imagine novel, Jeanne Kalogridis returns the same dark, sensual territory she visited in Covenant with the Vampire.

Author: Jeanne Kalogridis

Publisher: Dell

ISBN: 9780307804624

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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In this terrifying, brilliantly imagine novel, Jeanne Kalogridis returns the same dark, sensual territory she visited in Covenant with the Vampire. Once again she explores the breathtaking battle waged in the hart of the Family Dracul—as the innocent take up arms against the monster. In the flickering gaslights of Vienna a brother watches—as a woman of alabaster beauty, his sister, takes two lovers at once. Then she pours her passion into the most forbidden act of all . . . In the streets of Amsterdam a young man, the secret lover of his brother’s wife, is whisked into a waiting carriage for a long journey into darkness and reunion with his father . . . They are a family bound my an ancient curse, one generation pitted against another, taboos shattered, their firstborn’s blood sipped from a silver chalice. In his stony fortress waits Vlad the Impaler, while his heir, Arkady, cries out to his sons: “Let the curse end with me!” “Jeanne Kalogridis has launched a vampire hero who will haunt my nights for decades—or lifetimes—to come.”—Jacqueline Lichtenber, author of Those of My Blood
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The Vampire Covenant

The Vampire Covenant

Also included are short stories and a never before published sample of the upcoming prequel novel: The Birth of the Vampire: The Journal of Kersey Avonwood.From the Vampires of Hope's Covenant:In the far reaches of Mystyria lies Hope's ...

Author: Hubert Mullins

Publisher:

ISBN: 1718059779

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Page: 828

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For the first time ever, the Vampire Covenant in one volume. Included in this omnibus is all three novels (The Vampires of Hope's Covenant, Rage of the Vampire, and War of the Vampire). Also included are short stories and a never before published sample of the upcoming prequel novel: The Birth of the Vampire: The Journal of Kersey Avonwood.From the Vampires of Hope's Covenant:In the far reaches of Mystyria lies Hope's Covenant, a small, coastal town at the foot of the world. Beneath a mansion in the outskirts, a powerful treasure is buried. A secret treasure. One that Dyne, a three-hundred year old vampiress will stop at nothing to claim. With her vampiric army in tow, Dyne steps foot on the Birchlock Estate with Hannah, the small child she stole away from a torn family. But in Hope's Covenant, Tranas Anvaar arrives to bring justice to the vampiress-to make her pay for the lives she's destroyed. Once a peaceful man, Tranas now chases her across the world in an attempt to avenge his wife and daughter. But their meeting in Hope's Covenant is no accident. An ancient evil has brought them together. An evil that is trying to resurrect something long forgotten-something of true horror. Dyne and Tranas, immortal enemies, soon learn that they are merely pawns in a much larger game.From Rage of the Vampire:Kersey is afraid. After years of hiding away from Mydian, a vengeful god, she has been pushed to her limit-to her threshold of anger and resentment. A powerful vampire with the uncanny ability to control the dead, Kersey is a force to be reckoned with. But Mydian is not dissuaded. From the ashes of death, he sends Dyne back to the world of the living-to Mystyria to hunt her down. In the shackles of a human body, she will struggle against all odds-mortal inadequacies, rivalry, jealousy and deceit. Their quests will run parallel across the realms in pursuit, in fear, and in quiet deception while the gods watch on. Unknowing to both, their actions will change the face of Mystyria and ignite a brewing conflict. An angry god started the first war,An angry god started the second,The rage of a woman will start the third . . .From War of the Vampire:War is ravaging Mystyria. As his unholy capital of Bloodgate is torn apart by traitors and feuding gods, Mydian must abandon his Underworld and reclaim it. Hidden within a mortal body, he seeks out his enemies' spies while preparing for a monstrous army of undead bound for his city. With the aid of a fellow god, he devises a plan to conceal the sun-to create a safe haven for his ravenous vampires. Only one person stands in his way . . .Far to the north, Dyne struggles to flee from Mydian and his servants. Now a traitor and facing the same persecution as Kersey, she's been forced to stay hidden in hopes of avoiding a torturous afterlife. With the keys to his domain in her possession, she grows empowered to stand against him. But Mydian is not the only one who chases her. Another soul, an innocent face from the past has returned to punish her for bad things long forgotten. All souls will unite to bring an end to the third and most deadly conflict in Mystyrian history. In Dyne's final adventure across the realms, will she find the peace and comfort she's sought for over three-hundred years? From vampire, to victim, to legend . . . the War of the Vampire will decide . . .
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Fire Blood and the Fang

Fire  Blood and the Fang

(Nattal Fureal) This is the Covenant of Oros, the original covenant of the vampire nations. These are the rules of every nation hence made. All nations will abide by the Laws of Oros or be destroyed by Oros and Tirfina the father and ...

Author: Jacob Sockness

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781365120404

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Vinori Studies

Vinori Studies

(Nattal Fureal) This is the Covenant of Oros, the original covenant of the vampire nations. These are the rules of every nation hence made. All nations will abide by the Laws of Oros or be destroyed by Oros and Tirfina the father and ...

Author: Jacob Sockness

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781329967472

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Blood

Blood

Everything and everyone who she thought she once knew, including herself, now seem so different. A twisted story about love, betrayal, sex and blood! Sometimes we are unaware of things that are right in front of us!

Author: Sydney Ledger

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 1502890275

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Page: 208

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How does an innocent teenage girl, in the quiet suburban town of Roystone Valley, not know about her father's bloodline and the dark family secret that made him flee town when she was six? Thinking that she suffers from Cutaneous Porphyria, Aveline became an anti-social, disparager on life longing for excitement until HE showed up - a mysterious, handsome vampire with seemingly good intentions and a dark, sexual demeanour. Her life turned upside down when he introduced her to the truth about herself, taking her on a whirlwind adventure into a mystical world unbeknownst to her, giving her life and love. Or at least, so she thought.... Join Aveline as she transforms into her true intimidating nature as the supernatural world unfolds before her eyes - a place where vampires and demons war against each other in attempts to claim rights to Earth and Channel, the supernatural world. Everything and everyone who she thought she once knew, including herself, now seem so different. A twisted story about love, betrayal, sex and blood! Sometimes we are unaware of things that are right in front of us!
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The Best New Horror 6

The Best New Horror 6

FredSaberhagen's Séance for a Vampire was the eighth inhis popular “Dracula” series, which alsofeatured the inimitable Sherlock Holmes. Covenant with the Vampire: TheDiaries ofthe Family Dracul was the first in a proposed trilogy by ...

Author: Stephen Jones

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781472113603

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

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The Best New Horror has established itself as the world's premier annual, showcasing the talents of the very best writers working in the horror and dark fantasy field today. In this latest volume, the multi-award winning editor has chosen razor-sharp stories of suspense and disturbing tales of terror by writers on the cutting edge of the genre. Along with a comprehensive review of the year and a fascinating necrology, this is the book no horror fan can afford to miss.
Categories: Fiction

The Horror Readers Advisory

The Horror Readers  Advisory

Titles in series : Covenant of the Vampire , 1994 ; Children of the Vampire , 1995 ; Lord of the Vampires , 1996 . King , Stephen . Salem's Lot . 1975 . The streets of a small Maine town are empty by day because the citizens of ...

Author: Becky Siegel Spratford

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838908713

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 161

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It's a dark and scary world. Pans are tabid. Blood, guts, and gore are the norm. Welcome to the horror genre. Horror classics have been scaring people for years. Nowadays, who doesn't know about Stephen King, Anne Rice, and Dean Koontz? Profiled in a special section, the Big Three have turned horror into best-sellers. For all the horror fans that haunt your library, this is the must-have guide. Readers' advisors and reference librarians will appreciate the key tools provided to expand upon this genre, including listings of top books, authors, and award winners within eleven horror subgenres - like mummies, biomedical, monsters, and splatterpunk. Clear descriptions of characteristics within subgenres are provided throughout. To further help you engage new renders, expert horror mavens Spratford and Clausen draw a savvy connection between film and horror as a potent reminder that the scariest movies have been adapted from novels. Their classic and contemporary recommendations like Rebecca, The Shining, and Rosemary's Baby reinforce activities between readers' advisors and library programming and open up the (cellar) door for further patron involvement. Readers' advisors and referen
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines