By Charlaine Harris
As anyone with so few residing kin, Louisiana cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse relatively hated to lose one. yet she by no means guessed that it'd be her cousin Hadley—a consort of the Vampire Queen of latest Orleans. finally, technically conversing, Hadley used to be already lifeless. And now, as unforeseen inheritor to Hadley’s property, Sookie discovers the inheritance certainly comes with a risk.
Someone doesn’t wish Sookie having a look too deeply into Hadley’s past—or for that topic, Hadley’s possessions. And they’re ready to do whatever of their energy to prevent her. yet who? the variety of suspects runs from the Rogue Weres who reject Sookie as a pal of the Pack to the Vampire Queen herself, who might be operating via a very susceptible subject—Sookie’s past love, Bill.
Whoever it's, they’re certainly dangerous—and Sookie’s lifestyles is well at the line…
With HBO's launching of an all-new exhibit, True Blood, in line with the Southern Vampire novels, the call for for Charlaine Harris and Sookie Stackhouse is greater than ever.
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Winn Jackson is not attracted to looking nightmares around the Wild West - no matter if it is the relatives company. in contrast to his rakehell brothers, Winn believes in ideas. As sheriff of Bodie, California, he in simple terms shoots genuine legislations breakers. that is what he is doing while he rescues the Contessa Drossenburg, Alexandra Porter, a woman with the entire beauty of the previous international - grace, good looks, and sophistication. after which he sees her fangs.
Alexandra is not just a few bloodsucking damsel in misery, even though. She's on a project to save lots of her humans - and she's lifeless definite that Winn's relations legacy is the single means. fortunately, other than grace and sophistication, she additionally has a obdurate streak a mile vast. So love it or no longer, Winn goes again together with her to the mountains of Transylvania, and whereas he is at it, swap his evaluations approximately vampires, demon-hunting, and who precisely merits capturing. And if she has her means, he'll do his darnedest to avoid wasting the area. . .
By David Wellington
Laura Caxton vowed by no means to stand them back. The horror of what the vampires did is just too shut, the injuries too clean. but if Jameson Arkeley, damaged and infrequently recognizable, involves her with an unfathomable, unholy discovery, her get to the bottom of crumbles.
Arkeley leads Caxton to a tomb in Gettysburg lately excavated by way of an area archaeology professor. whereas town, with its mythical position within the Civil War’s worst conflict, is not any stranger to cemeteries, this one is remarkably, eerily diversified. In it lie a hundred coffins—99 of them occupied by means of vampires, who, fortunately, are lacking their hearts. yet one of many coffins is empty and smashed to items.
Who is the lacking vampire? Does he have entry to the ninety nine hearts that, if put again within the our bodies in their proprietors, may perhaps reanimate a complete bloodthirsty military? How did the vampires prove there, undisturbed and undiscovered for a hundred and fifty years? the reply lies in Civil conflict files that comprise sinister secrets and techniques in regards to the newly chanced on coffins—secrets that Laura Caxton is ready to discover as she is thrown right into a lethal, ugly venture of saving a complete city from a mass invasion of the undead. . . .
By Aubrey Clark
The best threats are those unseen….
For what feels like the 1st time, Elena and her buddies are chuffed. Elena and Stefan have outfitted a house for themselves in Dalcrest, and all of Elena’s neighbors are as in love as she and Stefan are. Even Damon is having fun with traveling his favourite previous haunts in Europe, and is extra shocked than someone that he’s touring with Katherine. yet in recent years, Elena’s father or mother senses are on facet, and she or he can’t forget about the sensation that threat is coming.
When a brand new danger arrives in Dalcrest, Elena’s worst fears turn into a truth. quickly, she and Stefan are fighting a vicious outdated person who is often simply out in their achieve. And whilst Damon and Katherine are faced with an odd and mysterious enemy, Elena concerns the assaults are associated.
As darkish forces shut in, Elena, Stefan, and Damon fight to outlive the one method they be aware of how—together. yet their lives are putting within the stability, and each second they proportion will be their last…
By Reno Charlton
Room 13 should be the smallest bed room at Earls Boarding university, yet novices Jack and Simon quickly detect that there is way more to their new room than meets the attention after they find a hidden portal – a portal which ends up in one other university within the 5th size! the men speedy locate themselves excited about a number of superb and interesting adventures after they begin utilizing the portal and meet the various other-worldly scholars who're learning there. They make many new and strange acquaintances together with a clumsy witch, a pupil from Venus, ghosts, a nutty gnome or even an angel. although, issues take an unforeseen – and scary – flip whilst a ruthless and bloodthirsty vampire from the choice universe additionally discovers the portal and threatens to convey terror to the human race. it's left to Jack, Simon and their new associates to discover a fashion of saving the area from the wrath of the vampire, the fearsome Gladstone Gore. but how will they manage...when the invisibility potion is operating dry, the apprentice Witch spells catastrophe by way of turning buddies into mice, and trainee form shifters simply can not seem to grasp their abilities? And on most sensible of all this the 2 resident bullies at Earls are always prowling the corridors! Reno Charlton casts a spell that might depart you breathless from suspense on one web page and from laughter at the subsequent.
By Anne Rice
"STARTLING . . . FIENDISH . . . MEMNOCH'S story IS COMPELLING."
--New York day-by-day News
"Like Interview with the Vampire, Memnoch has a half-maddened, fever-pitch depth. . . . Narrated by means of Rice's so much adored personality, the vampire Lestat, Memnoch tells a story as outdated as Scripture's legends and as glossy as modern non secular strife."
"SENSUAL . . . daring, FAST-PACED."
"Rice has penned an bold as regards to this long-running sequence. . . . lovers will without doubt eat this."
--The Washington put up ebook World
"MEMNOCH THE satan bargains PASSAGES OF POETIC BRILLIANCE."
"[MEMNOCH] is one in every of Rice's such a lot fascinating and sympathetic characters thus far. . . . Rice ups the ante, taking Lestat the place few writers have ventured: into heaven and hell itself. She incorporates it off in most sensible form."
--The Seattle instances
By J.R. Ward
The ruthless and tremendous brother Vishous possesses a damaging curse and a daunting skill to determine the long run. As a member of the Brotherhood, he has no real interest in love or emotion, basically 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 soreness and style actual excitement for the 1st time-until a future he did not opt for takes him right into a destiny that doesn't contain her...
By Charlaine Harris
Small-town cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse has had greater than her proportion of expertise with the supernatural—but now it’s quite hitting with reference to domestic. whilst Sookie sees her brother Jason’s eyes begin to switch, she is familiar with he’s approximately to show right into a were-panther for the 1st time—a transformation he embraces extra quite simply than such a lot shapeshifters she is aware. yet her predicament turns into chilly worry whilst a sniper units his lethal attractions at the neighborhood changeling inhabitants, and Jason’s new panther brethren suspect he could be the shooter. Now, Sookie has till the subsequent complete moon to determine who’s at the back of the attacks—unless the killer makes a decision to discover her first…
By Sue Ann Jaffarian
Who's murdering vampires in l. a. and throwing the our bodies into the Dedhams' pool? every one sufferer has been branded, a different mark that's the calling card of femme fatale vampire Ann Hayes. The contemptuous undead attractiveness pronounces her innocence, yet can the vampires think her? Has Ann back to reclaim Doug Dedham, whom she as soon as enjoyed? Or is she being framed?Complicating issues are Madison's burgeoning emotions for either horny vampire Colin Reddy and fellow "beater" detective Mike Notchey. The stakes have by no means been larger as Madison and the vampires race to unravel the secret and forestall the killer.
Praise: "Sexy repartee, brisk plotting, and opulent supernatural scene-setting... a decidedly clean spin on vamp lit."--Sophie Littlefield, Anthony Award-winning writer of a foul Day for Sorry