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By Paul Meehan

Vampires were a well-liked topic for writers for the reason that their inception in nineteenth century Gothic literature and, later, turned well liked by filmmakers. Now the classical vampire is extinct, and instead are new vampires who embody the hi-tech worlds of technology fiction.

This ebook is the 1st to check the historical past of vampires in technological know-how fiction. the 1st half considers the position of technological know-how and pseudo-science, from past due Victorian to fashionable instances, within the construction of the vampire, in addition to the "sensation fiction" of J. Sheridan Le Fanu, Bram Stoker, Arthur Conan Doyle and H.G. Wells. the second one half makes a speciality of the background of the technological know-how fiction vampire within the cinema, from the silent period to the current. greater than sixty movies are mentioned, together with movies from such acclaimed administrators as Roger Corman, David Cronenberg, Guillermo del Toro and Steven Spielberg, between others.

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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 ?

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By Gail Carriger

Woman Alexia Maccon, soulless, is at it back, in basic terms this time the difficulty isn't really her fault. whilst a mad ghost threatens the queen, Alexia is at the case, following a path that leads her deep into her husband's earlier. most sensible that off with a sister who has joined the suffragette circulation (shocking!), Madame Lefoux's most recent mechanical invention, and an epidemic of zombie porcupines and Alexia slightly has time to recollect she occurs to be 8 months pregnant.

Will Alexia be able to be certain who's attempting to kill Queen Victoria sooner than it truly is too overdue? Is it the vampires back or is there a traitor lurking approximately in wolf's garments? And what, precisely, has taken up place of abode in Lord Akeldama's moment most sensible closet?

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By Steven Vivian

The useless too have hopes...

And one of the hopeful useless is Alex Resartus: obtuse professor, imprecise novelist, schizophrenic...and vampire.

As an obtuse professor, he bewilders and frustrates his bored scholars; as an imprecise novelist with a once-promising popularity, he wants to recuperate his artistic powers, yet his shattered brain stands within the approach. As a schizophrenic, Alex's brain is "broken", and during this most unique novel, A SELF-MADE MONSTER, Alex plans to reorganize his damaged brain with complete blood. For Alex's particular quirk - either his blessing and his curse - is that he is taking at the features of his sufferers in such a lot fabulous ways.

Alex sees the bright and socially backward scholar, Edward Head, as his savior: Edward's disciplined and robust brain is simply the tonic Alex must rejuvenate his artistic powers. yet Alex isn't the just one with hopes. The dwelling between him have their very own hopes. Edward¿s hopes are carnal. He wants either Holly Dish, an amalgam of sweaty undergraduate daydreams, and Claire candy, a returning grownup coed who's either cool and mysterious. Holly and Claire too have their very own hopes, as does the quick and cynical Jimmy Stubbs, who hates to review and likes to drink beer and scheme. The hopes of every personality intersect and at last violently knot - generating a twisting climax that leaves a few characters useless and others approximately to have fun with an magnificent monetary windfall.

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From the bestselling writer of Blue Bloods and Witches of East finish comes a brand new novel that explores the conflict among strong and evil, within the urban that by no means sleeps...VAMPIRES OF long island: the hot Blue Bloods Coven

You'll consume Melissa de los angeles Cruz's scorching new grownup novel, during which her Blue Bloods immortals have matured and are actually uncovered to new demanding situations, new loves, new threats, and a haute, scorching hipster way of life.

It is ten years after the good battle with Lucifer, and the Coven has rebuilt. chief of the Fallen, Oliver Hazard-Perry, plans to have fun this prosperity through throwing a four hundred 12 months Ball-and all Blue Blood society might be there.

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By Jennifer Rardin

Now, jointly in a single position for the 1st time, Quick Bites combines Jennifer Rardin's brief tales right into a wild experience of vampires, zombies, and voodoo that's most unlikely to place down. This omnibus variation contains the tales "Scouting Jasmine," "The Golem Hunt," "An night For Jaz and Vayl," "Paul and Brady Get Hoodoo with the Voodoo," and "Zombie Jamboree."

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In a feat of virtuoso storytelling, Anne Rice unleashes Akasha, the queen of the damned, who has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to set free the powers of the evening. Akasha has a marvelously devious plan to "save" mankind and ruin the vampire Lestat—in this terribly sensual novel of the complicated, erotic, electrifying international of the undead.

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By Jeaniene Frost

Danger waits on either side of the grave.

Half-vampire Cat Crawfield and her vampire husband Bones have fought for his or her lives, in addition to for his or her dating. yet simply whilst they've triumphed over the newest conflict, Cat's new and unforeseen skills threaten to disappointed a long-standing stability . . .

With the mysterious disappearance of vampires, rumors abound species conflict is brewing. A zealot is inciting tensions among the vampires and ghouls, and if those robust teams conflict, blameless mortals may develop into collateral harm. Now Cat and Bones are compelled to hunt aid from a perilous "ally"; the ghoul queen of recent Orleans herself. however the fee of her counsel may perhaps turn out extra treacherous than even the specter of a supernatural battle . . . to assert not anything of the repercussions Cat by no means imagined.

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The ruthless and really good brother Vishous possesses a harmful curse and a daunting skill to work out the longer term. As a member of the Brotherhood, he has no real interest in love or emotion, purely the conflict with the Lessening Society. but if a mortal harm places him within the care of a human health practitioner, Dr. Jane Whitcomb compels him to bare his internal ache and style real excitement for the 1st time-until a future he didn't decide on takes him right into a destiny that doesn't comprise her...

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