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Modern Vampire Fiction

Modern Vampire Fiction

Are you looking for a modern vampire story to really sink your teeth into?

  • The Nymphos of Rocky Flats: A Novel by Mario Acevedo. PI Felix Gomez, an ex-soldier who became a vampire while serving in Iraq, uses his supernatural powers to solve mysteries that befuddle mere mortals.
  • Minion by L.A. Banks. Damali Richards is the most important vampire hunter in a millennium. Dark forces strive to slay Damali before she comes of age and gains her full powers.


What is it about vampires that so enthralls us? Vampire films continue to rise in popularity and it seems their stardom truly immortal. Which vampire film is your favorite?

Vampires on TV

The international fascination with vampires has impacted TV programming as much as it has movie production. The most popular job for a TV vampire? Private Detective. Can you pick out the three TV shows listed that feature a vampire gumshoe?

Vampire Hunters

Legend says that as long as there have been vampires, there have been vampire hunters. At least in the movies it is true. Buffy the Vampire Slayer may be the most popular of the vampire hunters, but many other films portray the dark side of vampires and those who fight them.

Dracula on Film

Count Dracula was introduced to the world by Bram Stoker in his 1891 work, Dracula. In 1931, Bela Lugosi embodied the horrific role. Dracula remains the king of the vampires, as the number of films that include a reference to "Dracula" is well over 200, according to the Internet Movie Database.

Comedy with Bite

As the vampire craze rages on, spoofs continue to poke fun at the stereotypes and scenarios common to horror films. These funny films feature vampires in comedic situations.

Fat vampire : a never coming of age story

by Adam Rex

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Want something a little different than the vampire romance novels that seem to be everywhere these days? Want to know what happens when the geek you've never noticed is the one who's the vampire (pretty much by accident)? Doug isn't drinking cow blood because he's a noble vampire who doesn't...

The lost

by Jonathan Aycliffe

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Tired of wasting your time on formulaic, poorly-written and unnecessarily erotic vampire novels? Let The Lost restore your faith in the gothic horror genre. Short journal entries, transcripts, news clippings and correspondence relate the tale of a contemporary Englishman's journey to reclaim his birthright in post-Ceauşescu Romania. Michael Feraru navigates...

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