Download E-books Reading the Vampire (Popular Fictions Series) PDF

By Ken Gelder

Insatiable bloodlust, risky sexualities, the horror of the undead, uncharted Trannsylvanian wildernesses, and a morbid fascination with the `other': the legend of the vampire keeps to hang-out well known imagination.
Reading the Vampire examines the vampire in all its numerous manifestations and cultural meanings. Ken Gelder investigates vampire narratives in literature and in movie, from early vampire tales like Sheridan Le Fanu's `lesbian vampire' story Carmilla and Bram Stoker's Dracula, the main recognized vampire narrative of all, to modern American vampire blockbusters by means of Stephen King and others, the vampire chronicles of Anne Rice, `post-Ceausescu' vampire narratives, and flicks comparable to FW Murnau's Nosferatu and Bram Stoker's Dracula.
Reading the Vampire embeds vampires of their cultural contexts, exhibiting vampire narratives feeding off the anxieties and fascinations in their occasions: from the 19th century perils of tourism, problems with colonialism and nationwide identification, and obsessions with intercourse and dying, to the `queer' id of the vampire or present vampiric metaphors for harmful exchanges of physically fluids and AIDS.

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Download E-books Harvest Hunting (Sisters of the Moon, Book 8) PDF

By Yasmine Galenorn

Three sisters ridding the Otherworld of evil-one monster at a time.

We're the D'Artigo sisters: horny, savvy operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence supplier. yet being half-human, half-Fae capacity our supernatural skills can cross haywire at any time. My sister Camille is a depraved reliable witch whose lifestyles lately took a drastic flip. Menolly's a vampire who is nonetheless getting the cling of being undead. And me? i am Delilah, a werecat with a really fascinating love lifestyles. yet existence is not all enjoyable and video games. we are at the path of the demon normal who has made up our minds that we have now develop into rather a nuisance...

it is Samhain, and the fall Lord has referred to as for my education first of all the loss of life Maidens...and i locate that i love it. yet we have now difficulties: werewolves are going lacking and a brand new magical drug, "Wolf Briar," is getting used as a weapon. My expensive Chase and i've come to a fragile crossroads. And most deadly of all: Stacia Bonecrusher has placed a bounty on our heads. Now it is a race to take out the demon common prior to she realizes the 6th Spirit Seal is inside her reach...

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Download E-books First Kill (The Slayer Chronicles) PDF

By Heather Brewer

The 1st ebook within the magnificent new sequence from the writer of The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod--now in paperback!

Over 1000000 readers have heard Vlad Tod's tale; now it is time to pay attention Joss's. while Joss McMillan witnesses his sister's murder--at the fingers of a vampire--his entire existence adjustments. He learns that not just is his relatives a part of the Slayer Society, a gaggle whose project is to rid the area of vampires, yet he's their new recruit. As Joss trains he discovers powers which could make him the youngest, most powerful Slayer in background. yet there's a traitor within the Society, one whose identification may shake Joss to the middle . . . if the traitor does not kill him first.

Written from the point of view of Vlad's former buddy grew to become mortal enemy--vampire slayer Joss McMillan--this is the 1st in a sequence of 5 books that may be learn along Vlad Tod or solely on their lonesome.

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Download E-books Revealed: A House of Night Novel (House of Night Novels) PDF

By P. C. Cast, Kristin Cast

Revealed is the spellbinding 11th and penultimate installment within the number 1 New York Times bestselling vampyre sequence via workstation and Kristin Cast.

Drastically altered after her fall on the finish of Hidden, Neferet is now extra harmful than ever―and her quest for vengeance will wreak havoc on people, in addition to Zoey and her pals. Chaos is loosed in Tulsa and the home of evening is blamed. Can Zoey cease Neferet in time to maintain her anger from escalating to full-on conflict? Or will another person need to step in to take the fall?

The condo of evening sequence is a global phenomenon, attaining no 1 on united states, German, and united kingdom bestseller lists, and ultimate a fixture on The ny occasions Children's sequence bestseller record for almost one hundred fifty weeks and counting. With greater than 12 million copies in print, rights offered in thirty–eight nations up to now, and relatable, addictive characters, this sequence is unstoppable. Now, within the 11th and penultimate installment of the sequence, the motion is extra severe and the stakes even larger as Zoey and her neighbors conflict to guard their college and residential from devastating evil―all whereas balancing romances, precarious friendships and the day-by-day drama of the home of Night's halls.

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Download E-books Dracula's Daughters: The Female Vampire on Film PDF

Almost so long as cinema has existed, vampires have seemed on reveal. Symbolizing an unholy union among intercourse and demise, the vampire—male or female—has represented the libido, a “repressed strength” that fed on its sufferers. Early iconic representations of male vampires have been noticeable in Nosferatu (1922) and Dracula (1931), yet now not till Dracula’s Daughter in 1936 did a feminine “sex vampire” imagine the lead. different girl vampires undefined, might be such a lot provocatively within the Hammer movies of the Fifties, ’60s, and ’70s. Later incarnations, in such movies as Near Dark (1987) and From nightfall until eventually Dawn (1996), provided sleek takes in this now iconic figure.

In Dracula’s Daughters: the feminine Vampire on Film, Douglas Brode and Leah Deyneka have assembled a different selection of essays that discover this cinematic kind that at the same time frightens and seduces audience. those essays tackle a few concerns raised through the feminine vampire movie, comparable to violence perpetrated on and by way of ladies; reactions to the style from feminists, antifeminists, and postfeminists; the consequences of lady vampire motion pictures for audiences either homosexual and instantly; and the way motion pictures mirrored the interval within which they have been created. different themes comprise lady vampire movies in dating to vampire fiction, fairly by way of girls corresponding to Anne Rice; the connection of the vampire fable to sexually transmitted ailments like AIDS; problems with race and misogyny; and the original phenomenon of teenybopper vampires in younger grownup books and flicks equivalent to Twilight.

Featuring greater than thirty pictures spanning numerous a long time, this assortment bargains a compelling overview of an archetypal figure—an enduring illustration of darkish desires—that maintains to captivate audiences. This e-book will attraction not just to students and scholars but additionally to any lover of transgressive cinema.

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Download E-books Dragon Wytch PDF

By Yasmine Galenorn

The D?Artigo sisters are half-human, half-Fae operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence corporation. Camille is doing her most sensible to juggle magic, males, and the demonic battle into which they?ve been thrust?until she discovers a mystery which may switch all their lives.

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Download E-books Bloodlines: The Hidden (Vampire: The Requiem) PDF

By John Goff, Christopher Kobar, Chuck Wendig

Foul Ancestry

"In the darkish corners we stay, still-born Kindred for whom your clans haven't any that means. Our blood is your blood, but diverse. it's been willed, strained and stricken until eventually it has taken a distinct path in our veins. we're your worst nightmare, childer who defy your designs to forge our personal veiled destinies. Placate us, serve us and we would provide you with a style of our secrets."

Horrors of the fashionable evening

Bloodlines: The Hidden is the 1st in a brand new Vampire sequence that specializes in the refinements and abuses of undead blood. Drawn from the shadows are 12 bloodlines from all 5 clans, lineages that diverge from the clans and that experience committed the a long time to retaining their lifestyles mystery, or to lurking at the edges of discovery, devising their very own inscrutable machinations. And you can now play them. Hardcover.

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Download E-books The Lake of Souls (Cirque Du Freak #10) PDF

By Darren Shan

"If you step via after Harkat, chances are you'll by no means come again. Is your buddy worthy such an important risk?"

Darren and Harkat face significant stumbling blocks on their determined quest to the Lake of Souls. Will they live on the savage trip? And what awaits them within the murky waters of the useless? be cautious what you fish for...

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Download E-books The Fiery Heart PDF

By Richelle Mead

Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, certainly one of a bunch of people who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of people and vampires. They shield vampire secrets—and human lives.

In The Indigo Spell, Sydney used to be torn among the Alchemist lifestyle and what her center and intestine have been telling her to do. And in a single breathtaking second that Richelle Mead fanatics won't ever fail to remember, she decided that surprised even her. . . .

however the fight isn't really over for Sydney. As she navigates the aftermath of her life-changing determination, she nonetheless reveals herself pulled in too many instructions straight away. Her sister Zoe has arrived, and whereas Sydney longs to develop towards her, there is nonetheless a lot she needs to preserve mystery. operating with Marcus has replaced the best way she perspectives the Alchemists, and Sydney needs to tread a cautious course as she harnesses her profound magical skill to undermine the lifestyle she was once raised to guard. ate up via ardour and vengeance, Sydney struggles to maintain her mystery existence lower than wraps because the danger of exposure—and re-education—looms higher than ever.

Pulses will race all through this smoldering fourth installment within the New York Times bestselling Bloodlines sequence, the place no secret's secure.

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