Books With Bite

Dead Until Dark

By Charlaine Harris

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Sookie Stackhouse is a cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana, but she keeps to herself and doesn't date much because of her "disability" to read minds. When she meets Bill, Sookie can't hear a word he's thinking. He's the type of guy she's waited for all of her life, but he has a disability, too--he's a vampire with a bad reputation. When one of Sookie's coworkers is killed, she fears she's next.
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Dracula

By Bram Stoker

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This classic vampire novel will hold you in suspense and keep your heart pounding to the very end.

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From the Dust Returned: A Family Remembrance

By Ray Bradbury

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"...he takes us to a most wondrous destination: into the heart of an Eternal Family. They have lived for centuries in a house of legend and mystery in upper Illinois -- and they are not like other midwesterners. Rarely encountered in daylight hours, their children are curious and wild; their old ones have survived since before the Sphinx first sank its paws deep in Egyptian sands. And some sleep in beds with lids. Now the house is being readied in anticipation of the gala homecoming that will gather together the farflung branches of this odd and remarkable family.

"In the past-midnight stillness can be detected the soft fluttering of Uncle Einars wings. From her realm of sleep, Cecy, the fairest and most special daughter, can feel the approach of many a welcome being -- shapeshifter, telepath, somnambulist, vampire -- as she flies high in the consciousness of bird and bat. But in the midst of eager anticipation, a sense of doom pervades. For the world is changing. And death, no stranger, will always shadow this most singular family..."

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Interview with the Vampire

By Anne Rice

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"The time is now.

We are in a small room with the vampire, face to face, as he speaks--as he pours out the hypnotic, shocking, moving, and erotically charged confessions of his first two hundred years as one of the living dead. . ."

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Lord of the Dead: The Secret History of Byron

By Tom Holland

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Rebecca Carville is on the trail of a manuscript written by Lord Byron and said to be buried in a crypt. When she gains access to the crypt she finds Byron alive and ends up involved in much more than she expected.
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Monster

By Frank Peretti

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Miles away from the hectic city, Reed and Rebecca hike into the beautiful Northwestern woods. They're surrounded by gorgeous mountains, waterfalls, and hundreds of acres of unspoiled wilderness. But something - or someone -begins closing in on them. Something no human has ever seen. And it's killing everyone in its path without remorse. (Book Description)
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Mr. Darcy, Vampyre

By Amanda Grange

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A delightfully thrilling, paranormal Pride and Prejudice sequel, full of danger, darkness and deep romantic love.

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Real Vampires Have Curves

By Gerry Bartlett

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"What-did you think all vamps were pale, thin and brooding? Don't I wish." Gloriana St. Clair is an eternally "full-figured" vampire-she just happened to be bloating when a sexy Scotsman sank his teeth into her. (Summary)
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Sharp Teeth

By Toby Barlow

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It's a dog's life-and death-in the canine underworld of Los Angeles. Barlow unfolds a tale of romance and rival gangs using the form of epic poetry, the beat of rock 'n' roll lyrics, and the pace of a poetry slam. (BookList)
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Tall, Dark and Dead

By Tate Hallaway

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What's a girl to do if she's hot for a dead man walking? Recovering witch Carnet Lacey, manager of Wisconsin's premier occult bookstore, is about to find out. (Summary)
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