vampire lovers

November 11, 2009

Vampire Love Stories

The thrill of Twilight: New Moon opening is beginning to rev to a fever pitch. I like vampires. I like the story choices that different authors make. I like twists to the legends such as Kelley Armstrong’s vampires that must kill one person a year to sustain their existence. Romance and vampires is hardly a new concept, it has been around since Bram Stoker’s original monster pursued Mina Harker with ardent passion. In Interview with a Vampire, there were multiple layers of passion – the passion of Lestat for Louis’ depth of feeling and the passion of Louis for Claudia, […]
August 21, 2009

Mr. Darcy, Vampyre

In Sunday’s Snips and Clips I mentioned picking up Mr. Darcy, Vampyre and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. I have always been a firm believer in don’t knock it until you tried it. So I started reading Mr. Darcy, Vampyre by Amanda Grange and it was slow going at first. Pride and Prejudice: The Dark Sequel The novel is based on the premise that Fitzwilliam Darcy, the hero of Pride and Prejudice is also a vampyre. That’s obvious from the title. The book begins with Elizabeth Bennett’s wedding to Mr. Darcy a joint venture as her sister Jane is marrying […]
August 12, 2009

Vampire Lovers

My affair with my vampire lovers began in 1987. That was the year I first read Anne Rice’s Interview with a Vampire and later, The Vampire Lestat. That was the year I saw The Lost Boys a dozen times in the theater. A year later, I would devour The Queen of the Damned when it was released. Over and over I would re-read the trilogy and eventually when I got my first VCR, The Lost Boys would be one of the first movies I owned. Awaken My Children of the Night In 1990, one of my favorite authors: Mercedes Lackey, […]