Similarly, many notable book series that sold very widely are poorly documented or consist of multiple sub-series. I like series where we follow one main set of characters, throughout the main stories. Eric weaned me off of Twilight. In this series, Betsy Taylor wakes up dead after being mowed down by a car. Gorgeous, sexy, lustful and ferocious; these are the words used to describe a vampire.
A motion picture, starring Brad Pitt as Louis, Tom Cruise as Lestat, and Kirsten Dunst as Claudia was made on the novel. After this discovery, strange things begin to happen to her. This is the tale of Laura, a young lady who is slowly seduced into friendship by the enchanting Carmilla who begins to drain her life. At the time of the transformation, Louis was an indigo plantation owner in New Orleans. Just finished the by Jeaniene Frost and loved it.
The Castle of Otranto has everything that one would expect to see in a gothic novel: the hero, the villain, the distressed virgin, and accidental and murderous death, all set across the backdrop of an eerie castle. The figure of 150 million is a 2007 estimate of copies of the full story sold, whether published as one volume, three, or some other configuration. One of the strangest couple of friends, a twelve-year-old boy called Oskar and a two-hundred-year-old vampire become friends with each other. Many authors have the reputation of writing the best vampire fiction. When a party sets out to find more survivors, Amy joins them but will she be able to keep them alive? The Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs is great.
This love-hate relationship between the two comes to a head when Merit has to protect Ethan from an unknown and mysterious entity who is hell-bent on killing him. If you're a fan of graphic novels, you'll find plenty of vampire stories in that format as well:. She loves Tarantino's dark humor and Kafkaesque endings, but would like a fairy tale relationship for herself. No vampires or werewolves, but plenty of magic, goddesses, and even a sexy centaur! I have been unable to put them down! Blending authentic historical fiction and the darkest of fantasy, Queen of Kings is a spectacular and spellbinding feat of imagination. And so, without further ado, here are the ten best vampire films of all time! It is an enticing, spine-tingling novel that portrays the passion, bonding and trust shared by its protagonists. In any case, with the whole vampire establishments out there, for example, Twilight, Underworld and so on.
The novel is written as a series of letters and journal entries supplemented by accounts from newspapers. This book belongs more in the science fiction genre than something that feeds on supernatural fantasies of people. It is about Ever, the protagonist and the narrator of the story, who lost her entire family in a tragic accident and is still unable to cope with the loss. A debut novel by Kostova, she wrote it 10 years before selling it to her publishers. The story then spans his life and the many life-changing incidents he experiences including the death of his adopted daughter, Claudia. I needed a breather before I start the last Voyager novel by Diana Galbaldon. The first book, Cirque du Freak, received such good reviews, that it metamorphosed into a series of 12 books, about a young boy, who is forced by a vampire to become his assistant.
. It really deserves to be at the top for me, because of all I have gained from this series. The evil that seeps out of the Marsten House turns neighbours and family members against one another, resulting in a fantastically chilling novel that remains quite possibly the greatest vampire book ever written. She quickly becomes embroiled in the hunt herself as she realises the forces of darkness are alive and well. In Vampire War, Darren learns about the role he needs to play to decide the fate of vampires, and in the final trilogy, Vampire Destiny, Darren faces his nemesis, the Lord of the Vamapnzee, sworn enemies of the vampire clan. Here are ten of the best bloodsucker tales to sink your teeth into. In the book, Louis de Pointe du Lac, tired of his 200-year-long unlife, seeks an end to his existence as tells his story to an all too eager reporter.
My co-worker also told me about several others you have on this list. Some are likable, some are loathsome, and some are described so well that the reader will actually mourn their passing. Maybe you could add it to this list? Northanger Abbey tells the tale of 17 year old Catherine Morland, a tomboy from a family of ten children, who is very fond of reading gothic novels, including The Mysteries of Udlpho by Ann Radcliffe. The story was just too good, and by the last book she finally had it down and I was much happier. Anyway hope to check in again! However, if you're interested in the more unusual vampires, you can check out:.
Smith that came out way before Twilight ever was thought of. And just think…I started with Twilight…. To Maryse, Have you had a chance to read the Lords of the Underworld yet by Gena Showalter? Deeply romantic and extraordinarily suspenseful, Twilight captures the struggle between defying our instincts and satisfying our desires. It takes place in Madrid, Spain, and explores the archetypical tale of evil and weak clergymen. When he befriends his new neighbour Eli, he discovers the rewards and the dangers of counting on somebody else. Vampire fiction in its totality is not just about shock and awe.