By Anne Rice
The hypnotic, deeply seductive novels of Anne Rice have captivated thousands of enthusiasts all over the world. all of it all started 1 / 4 of a century in the past with Interview with the Vampire. Now, in a single chilling quantity, listed here are the 1st 3 vintage novels of The Vampire Chronicles.
INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE
Witness the confessions of a vampire. a singular of spell binding good looks and fantastic strength, it's a tale of hazard and flight, love and loss, suspense and determination, and the extreme strength of the senses.
“A fabulous, compulsively readable mystery . . . Anne Rice starts off the place Bram Stoker and the Hollywood models depart off and penetrates on to the real fascination of the myth–the schooling of the vampire.”
THE VAMPIRE LESTAT
Once an aristocrat from pre-revolutionary France, now a rock megastar within the decadent Eighties, Lestat rushes during the centuries trying to fathom the secret of his lifestyles. His is a spell binding story–passionate and thrilling.
“Frightening, sensual . . . A mental, mythological sojourn . . . Anne Rice will continue to exist in the course of the a long time of literature. . . . To learn her is to develop into giddy as though spinning throughout the brain of time.”
–San Francisco Chronicle
QUEEN OF THE DAMNED
Akasha, the queen of the damned, has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to set free the powers of the evening. She has a marvelously devious plan to “save” mankind–in this vibrant novel of the erotic, electrifying international of the undead.
“With The Queen of the Damned, Anne Rice has created universes inside of universes, touring again in time so far as historic, pre-pyramidic Egypt and visiting from the frozen mountain peaks of Nepal to the crowded, sweating streets of southern Florida.”
–Los Angeles Times
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Her lethal desires depart her in grave dangerSince half-vampire Cat Crawfield and her undead lover Bones met six years in the past, they have fought opposed to the rogue undead, battled a vengeful grasp vampire, and pledged their devotion with a blood bond. Now it is time for a holiday. yet their hopes for an ideal Paris vacation are dashed while Cat awakes one evening in terror.
The “stakes” are excessive and vampires rule whilst mythical writer Jane Austen joins the ranks of the undead in Janet Mullany’s bloody impressive literary mash-up, Jane and the Damned. within the bestselling culture of delight and Prejudice and Zombies; feel and Sensibility and Sea Monsters; and Mr. Darcy, Vampyre, comes a supremely shrewdpermanent and wickedly enjoyable novel that renders the loved author of Persuasion and Emma actually immortal—as Mullany pits a reworked Jane Austen and her vampire pals opposed to savage hordes of invading French!
What if the most popular man on this planet used to be hiding a anonymous evil, and all he sought after was once you? first and foremost of this heart-pounding new installment of the bestselling residence of evening sequence, Zoey and her gang needs to find a option to take care of an unforeseen hazard that may deliver all of them down. Neferet guards her strong new consort, Kalona, who seems to be attractive and has the home of evening below his spell.
THE HILLS ARE ALIVE. .. WITH THE SOUND OF SUCKING! 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 dwelling for the prior 612 years, she's pressured to maintain the family members von Trapp, a rowdy extended family wanting a few critical self-discipline.
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He took the girl’s wrist back, and she or he cried out because the knife lower. She opened her eyes slowly as he held her wrist over the glass. She blinked and strained to maintain them open. It was once as though a veil coated her eyes. ‘You’re drained, aren’t you? ’ he requested her. She gazed at him as though she couldn’t quite see him. ‘Tired! ’ he stated, now leaning shut and staring into her eyes. ‘You are looking to sleep. ’ ‘Yes …’ she moaned softly. And he picked her up and took her into the bed room. Our coffins rested at the carpet and opposed to the wall; there has been a velvet-draped mattress. Lestat didn't positioned her at the mattress; he diminished her slowly into his coffin. ‘What are you doing? ’ I requested him, coming to the door sill. the woman used to be having a look round like a terrified baby. ‘No …’ she used to be moaning. after which, as he closed the lid, she screamed. She persisted to scream in the coffin. “ ‘Why do you do that, Lestat? ’ I requested. “ ‘I love to do it,’ he acknowledged. ‘I get pleasure from it. ’ He checked out me. ‘I don’t say it's good to take pleasure in it. Take your aesthete’s tastes to purer issues. Kill them rapidly in case you will, yet do it! research that you’re a killer! Ah! ’ He threw up his arms in disgust. the woman had stopped screaming. Now he drew up a bit curved-legged chair beside the coffin and, crossing his legs, he checked out the coffin lid. His was once a black varnished coffin, no longer a natural oblong field as they're now, yet tapered at either ends and widest the place the corpse may well lay his palms upon his chest. It advised the human shape. It opened, and the lady sat up astonished, wild-eyed, her lips blue and trembling. ‘Lie down, love,’ he acknowledged to her, and driven her again; and he or she lay, near-hysterical, staring up at him. ‘You’re lifeless, love,’ he acknowledged to her; and he or she screamed and grew to become desperately within the coffin like a fish, as though her physique may well break out in the course of the facets, during the backside. ‘It’s a coffin, a coffin! ’ she cried. ‘Let me out. ’ “ ‘But all of us needs to lie in coffins, eventually,’ he stated to her. ‘Lie nonetheless, love. this can be your coffin. so much folks by no means get to grasp what it sounds like. you recognize what it appears like! ’ he acknowledged to her. I couldn’t inform no matter if she was once listening or no longer, or simply going wild. yet she observed me within the doorway, after which she lay nonetheless, taking a look at Lestat after which at me. ‘Help me! ’ she stated to me. “Lestat checked out me. ‘I anticipated you to consider this stuff instinctually, as I did,’ he stated. ‘When I gave you that first kill, i presumed you are going to starvation for the subsequent and the subsequent, that you'd visit every one human existence as though to an entire cup, the best way I had. yet you didn’t. And all this time i assume I saved from straightening you out since you have been most sensible weaker. I’d watch you enjoying shadow within the evening, gazing the falling rain, and I’d imagine, He’s effortless to control, he’s basic. yet you’re susceptible, Louis. You’re a mark. For vampires and now for people alike. This factor with Babette has uncovered us either. It’s as though you will want us either to be destroyed. ’ “ ‘I can’t stand to observe what you’re doing,’ I stated, turning my again. The girl’s eyes have been burning into my flesh.