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Wamphyrie

Brian Lumley’s “Necroscope” series pretty much serve as an antidote to anyone disgusted by syrupy sweetness in tales of the undead. Imagine vampires not as fallen angels. Not as darkly mysterious creatures of the night. Imagine vampires as mutated (and mutating) demons. The undead as imagined by H.P. Lovecraft crossed with the more disturbing sexuality…

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Exclusive Interview with Joanne Valiukas

Joanne Valiukas is a new author on the scene that had the brilliant idea of taking two of today’s most beloved beings – vampires and angels – and placing them together in her novel Danann Frost Falls from Grace. Check out the interview I did with the author on her debut novel: Can you tell…

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Are Angels the New Vampires? Plus! Book Review and Giveaway!

Angels have always been closely linked with vampires; after Christianity’s hostile takeover of most of the world, other beliefs and mythologies became a solid amalgamation, creating the complex theology surround Catholicism and Judaism. Gods, goddesses, monsters, and creatures, became angels, saints, and demons, –even vampires can be easily incorporated into the theology of angels, as…

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Skyler White’s “and Falling, Fly” Review

Vampires and angels may seem like an unlikely pairing, but in the Skyler White’s new novel, and Falling, Fly, it’s nothing less than brilliant perfection. “Olivia is a vampire bored with modernity. Tattooist, boyfriend, black-metal singer: everyone you don’t love tastes the same. Since the fall from Eden, she has hungered for love, but fed…

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Exclusive Interview with Melissa de la Cruz… PLUS! Huge Contest!

One of my favorite authors of all time is Melissa de la Cruz; she’s got a very realistic way of describing cities like New York, and L.A. that make you feel as if you’ve known the urban geography all your life, and at the same time, make you wish you were there, –almost like homesickness…

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