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Vampire Books Coming March 2014

Here are this months vampire novels coming out! Enjoy! :) Kindred of Darkness: A vampire kidnapping (James Asher Vampire Novel) by Barbara Hambly (Mar 1, 2014) When James Asher and his wife Lydia’s baby daughter Miranda is kidnapped by the Master Vampire of London, the stakes are high: blindly follow the Master Vampire’s instructions, keep out of the…Continue readingVampire Books Coming March 2014

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Review: Kiss of the Butterfly

“I sense it even now. People thirst for it; the entire country is mad with desire for it…” A dying man’s cryptic letter catapults California college student Steven Roberts on a mystery-shrouded quest into the labyrinth of the war-torn Balkans. Singled out for the task by an enigmatic professor, Steven overcomes his doubts and plunges…Continue readingReview: Kiss of the Butterfly

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When Vampire Dogs Attack!

Us humans are such a superstitious bunch, even today in the age of science and logic you can find countless people who believe in age-old superstitions. But these beliefs in supernatural occurrences were most common hundreds of years ago, back when everyone believed in the undead and other wicked beings. They had folktales for nearly…Continue readingWhen Vampire Dogs Attack!

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The Curious Case of Jonathan Harker

Bram Stoker seems like a such a conservative. He pursued a career as a government clerk until a better opportunity in entertainment presented itself. As manager of a hugely successful actor and theatre, he and his primly beautiful wife reveled as they walked amid high society. His novels abound with staunchly Victorian ideas and prejudices.…Continue readingThe Curious Case of Jonathan Harker

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Bauhaus plus Twilight News

In 1978 a group of friends in Northampton, England decided to get together and form a band. The group of friends consisted of a young guitarist named Daniel Ash and brothers David J (bass) and Kevin Haskins (drums). Before the band could be considered complete they needed to find a lead singer. It took some…Continue readingBauhaus plus Twilight News

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Lovely, but Deadly

Time to travel to the green forests and white cliffs of Britain to visit one of the best known folktales of all, The Green Lady (aka the glaistig). The Green Lady is known throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland – but in each area in each country the myth is a bit different. For example,…Continue readingLovely, but Deadly

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The Highgate Vampire

History time! Today’s post won’t be about vampire lore though, but rather a vampire event that happened a while back …and by a while back I mean 1970. Today you’ll learn about a modern case of vampire hysteria, the Highgate Vampire. There have been loads of vampire hysteria cases throughout history, where there was a…Continue readingThe Highgate Vampire

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Vampires In The British Isles

Sadly, this part of the world does not have many vampire myths. While the rest of Europe is full to the brim with vampire stories there are very few from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. But there are some… Ireland: Here we find the vampire known as the dearg-due, who’s name means “Red Blood Sucker”…Continue readingVampires In The British Isles