Download E-books The Science of Vampires PDF

By Katherine Ramsland

·         Are any vampire myths in accordance with fact?

·         Bloodsucking villain to guilt-ridden loner—what has encouraged the redemption of the vampire in fiction and film?

·         what's Vampire character affliction? What reasons a actual dependancy to a different person’s blood?

·         Are there any obstacles within the polysexual international of vampires?

·         How may perhaps a vampire cover in today’s international of complex forensic science?

·         what's the psychopathology of the vampire?

·         What occurs within the mind of a vampire’s victim?

 

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Download E-books Vampire Zero: A Gruesome Vampire Tale PDF

By David Wellington

One guy stood among them and us.

U.S. Marshal Jameson Arkeley—the country’s leading authority on vampires—taught police investigator and vampire fighter Laura Caxton every little thing she is familiar with approximately monsters. After a bloody battle visited upon Gettysburg via a military of vampires, Arkeley gave up his personal existence to save lots of others. other than he didn’t precisely die . . .

Arkeley accredited the curse and is now a vampire himself. What’s worse, he’s the savviest vampire ever—he understands all of the methods higher than someone. Caxton is now confronted with the duty of destroying him. yet Arkeley understands all her strategies too; in the end, he taught them to her. Caxton realizes she needs to end Arkeley sooner than he succeeds in his quest to exterminate his circle of relatives, one member at a time. yet much more vital, she has to avoid him from changing into a beast exponentially extra dangerous—a Vampire Zero.

The writer of 13 Bullets and 99 Coffins, David Wellington takes the Laura Caxton sequence to an entire new point during this action-packed 3rd quantity.

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Download E-books This Side of the Grave (Night Huntress, Book 5) PDF

By Jeaniene Frost

The hugely expected continuation of Jeaniene Frost's manhattan occasions and united states at the present time bestselling evening Huntress sequence, within which Cat and Bones face an enemy in contrast to any they have met before.

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 courting. yet simply whilst they have triumphed over the most recent conflict, Cat's new and unforeseen talents threaten to disappointed a long-standing balance...

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 possibly develop into collateral harm. Now Cat and Bones are compelled to hunt aid from a deadly "ally"--the ghoul queen of recent Orleans herself. however the fee of her suggestions may perhaps turn out extra treacherous than even the specter of a supernatural battle. ...to say not anything of the repercussions Cat by no means imagined.

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Download E-books Vampire Hunter D: Volume 2 PDF

By Saiko Takaki, Hideyuki Kikuchi

Towering above the sleepy village of Tepes are historic ruins as soon as erected by way of the the Aristocracy. at some point, 4 of the town's little ones wander into the ruins and vanish with out a hint, in basic terms to mysteriously reappear a couple of weeks later. yet basically 3 go back, bearing no reminiscence of what had occurred to them.

Ten years later, a brand new breed of vampire emerges; one that can doubtless hunt throughout the sunlight hours. wasting the protection sunlight deals, panic and mass hysteria starts off to grip the townspeople—inciting riots and lynch-mobs. Amidst the turmoil, the enigmatic vampire slayer recognized in simple terms as "D" is named in to enquire. Can he resolve the secret of the strolling dead's newfound powers and resolve the reality at the back of the lacking children's connection to the secrets and techniques of the ruins?

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Download E-books Celluloid Vampires: Life After Death in the Modern World PDF

By Stacey Abbott

In 1896, French magician and filmmaker George Méliès introduced forth the 1st celluloid vampire in his movie Le manoir du diable. The vampire is still one in every of film's most well liked gothic monsters and actually, this day extra humans turn into accustomed to the vampire via movie than via literature, resembling Bram Stoker's vintage Dracula. How has this lengthy legacy of celluloid vampires affected our figuring out of vampire mythology? and the way has the vampire morphed from its folkloric and literary origins?

In this enjoyable and soaking up paintings, Stacey Abbott demanding situations the normal interpretation of vampire mythology and argues that the medium of movie has thoroughly reinvented the vampire archetype. instead of representing the primitive and folkloric, the vampire has come to embrace the very event of modernity. not in a cape and coffin, latest vampire is living in significant towns, listens to punk song, embraces know-how, and adapts to any scenario. occasionally she's even female.

With case experiences of vampire classics equivalent to Nosferatu, Martin, Blade, and Habit, the writer strains the evolution of the yank vampire movie, arguing that vampires are greater than simply blood-drinking monsters; they mirror the cultural and social weather of the societies that produce them, in particular in periods of severe switch and modernization. Abbott additionally explores how self sufficient filmmaking thoughts, lighting tricks make-up, and the lovely and ultramodern computer-generated results of modern movies have affected the illustration of the vampire in film.

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