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Kim Newman’s Anno Dracula: Johnny Alucard is Coming

Another book in the Anno Dracula series is on the way! An all new novel in Kim Newman’s popular Anno Dracula series, Anno Dracula: Johnny Alucard, brings the series Stateside to Andy Warhol’s New York and Orson Welles’ Hollywood. Coming out June 25, 2013, Johnny Alucard is the fourth book in this unique series. Check…

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Review of The Bloody Red Baron by Kim Newman

The year is 1918.  Allied and Central European powers grind away at each other, a hideous war unlike any before.  Mata Hari, the convicted spy, receives a visitor on the eve of her execution — an elderly member of British Intelligence who hopes she’ll reveal something in her last hours about the military commander-in-chief of…

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What if Dracula had Won?

“It is 1888 and Queen Victoria has remarried, taking as her new consort Vlad Tepes, the Wallachian Prince infamously known as Count Dracula. Peppered with familiar characters from Victorian history and fiction, the novel tells the story of vampire Geneviève Dieudonné and Charles Beauregard of the Diogenes Club as they strive to solve the mystery…

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Exclusive Interview with Kim Newman, Author of ‘Anno Dracula’

Kim Newman is the brilliant man behind the innovative novel Anno Dracula, a book which not only earned high praise from Neil Gaiman himself but also won the Dracula Society’s Children of the Night Award, the Lord Ruthven Assembly’s Fiction Award, and the International Horror Guild Award for Best Novel, and was even short-listed for…

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Make Believe

Shoulda Woulda Coulda… Make believe is fun. In fact without it this delightful thing we call fiction simply would not exist. So let us now make-believe–as in “let us create a belief”–some beloved or well-known characters to be undead. Why not? For one, Sherlock Holmes. Leaving aside that the physical description of him is perilously…

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