By Amanda Hocking
For her eighteenth birthday, Alice Bonham takes a holiday to Australia purely to have her journey minimize brief through an unforeseen homicide. whereas Alice attempts to appreciate what occurred, she regrets the various offerings she's made, specially the extra everlasting ones.
By Darren Shan
Darren Shan, Vampire Prince and "vampaneze" killer, faces his worst nightmare yet--school. yet homework is the least of Darren's difficulties. our bodies are piling up. Time is working out. And the previous is catching up with the hunters quickly.
By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
In The Palace, Renaissance Florence offers the historical past for this tale of the cave in of the inventive and literary lifetime of the town after the loss of life of San Germano’s pal, Lorenzo the terrific, via the increase of the fanatical Savonarola.
By Alan Goldsher
Maria von Trapp is good, blameless, and will sing like an a ngel. Oh, and she's additionally a bloodthirsty vampire.
while Maria is kicked out of the zombie-infested Abbey the place she's been living for the prior 612 years, she's compelled to maintain the relatives von Trapp, a rowdy extended family short of a few critical discipline...or vampirification. After Maria turns the von Trapp young children into teenagers of the evening and marries the von Trapp patriarch, the relatives turns out destined for everlasting (really, fairly everlasting) bliss. however the Nazi Undeath Squads are at the march, motive on ridding Europe of bloodsuckers. And Maria should do every little thing in her energy -- supernatural or another way -- to save lots of her vampire brood.
Reading the Vampire Slayer: The Complete, Unofficial Guide to 'Buffy' and 'Angel' (Tauris Parke Paperbacks)
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 visible in Nosferatu (1922) and Dracula (1931), yet no longer till Dracula’s Daughter in 1936 did a feminine “sex vampire” think the lead. different girl vampires undefined, might be so much 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 eventually 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 assorted number of essays that discover this cinematic variety that at the same time frightens and seduces audience. those essays tackle a couple of matters raised via the feminine vampire movie, akin to violence perpetrated on and via girls; reactions to the style from feminists, antifeminists, and postfeminists; the results of girl vampire motion pictures for audiences either homosexual and immediately; and the way movies mirrored the interval in which they have been created. different issues comprise girl vampire motion pictures in courting to vampire fiction, really by way of girls akin to Anne Rice; the connection of the vampire fable to sexually transmitted ailments like AIDS; problems with race and misogyny; and the original phenomenon of youth vampires in younger grownup books and movies equivalent to Twilight.
Featuring greater than thirty pictures spanning numerous many years, this assortment bargains a compelling evaluation of an archetypal figure—an enduring illustration of darkish desires—that keeps to captivate audiences. This booklet will allure not just to students and scholars but additionally to any lover of transgressive cinema.
By James Kiley, Ellen Kiley
As rogues and wanderers, the Gangrel have consistently put themselves except different Kindred. The Outlanders haven't any want for the petty Jyhads and lifeless sniping of the undead - they're vampires, the top order of beasts! Now, extended family Gangrel prowls the evening unfettered by way of the traditions of the crumbling Camarilla. they've got eventually known as the evening their own.
Or Savages Unbound?
As the 1st access in an formidable sequence of revised clanbooks, Gangrel expands upon the clan's visual appeal within the revised variation of Vampire: The Masquerade. All-new info accompanies a re-evaluation of prior strategies, permitting you so as to add as a lot intensity on your personality as you're keen on. also, the sheer quantity of knowledge inside the new clanbooks (each with 32 extra pages than the first-edition books) allows Storytellers to around out their chronicles.
By Stephenie Meyer
Bella, dix-sept ans, quitte l?Arizona ensoleillé où elle vivait avec sa mère pour s?installer chez son père. Elle est certaine qu?elle ne s?habituera jamais à cette nouvelle vie. Mais elle rencontre Edward, un lycéen de son âge, d?une inquiétante beauté. Quels mystères cache cet être insaisissable, aux humeurs si changeantes ? À l. a. fois attirant et hors d?atteinte, Edward Cullen n?est pas humain. Il est plus que ça, Bella le sent.Maïa Baran prête l. a. souplesse et le charme de sa voix aux problems et aux indécisions de l. a. jeune Bella. Prix du livre audio Plume de Paon 2010
By Hideyuki Kikuchi
While a quartet of robbers leaves a path of slaughter via a city, the mayor seems to rent a couple of bounty hunters to carry them to justice. yet their direction is blocked through a military of infantrymen! in the event that they are looking to live on the adventure, they need to enlist assistance from the Vampire Hunter identified merely as D.
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 really because it turns out in Lake Woebegotten. enable Harrison Geillor display what lies underneath the possible placid floor. You''ll chortle. We promise. whilst 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 in the back of. yet she quickly turns into desirous about one other pupil - the brooding, attractive Edwin Scullen, whose reclusive relatives hides a poor mystery. (Psst: they''re truly vampires. yet they''re the sort who don''t consume humans, so it''s okay.) as soon as Bonnie realizes what her new lover particularly is, she isn''t afraid. in its place, she sees capability. simply because whereas Bonnie turns out to her family and friends to be a normal, a little bit clumsy, easily-distracted woman, she''s quite manipulative, calculating, energy hungry, and never above committing homicide to get her approach - or maybe simply to amuse herself. it is a love tale approximately monsters... however the vampire isn''t the monster.