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The Vampire Companion: The Official Guide to Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles
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The Vampire Companion: The Official Guide to Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles

By Ramsland, Katherine; Rice, Anne

New York: Ballantine Books, 1995-08-01. Revised, Updated, Subsequent. Paperback. Very Good. edge wear; Interview with the Vampire. The Vampire Lestat. The Queen of the Damned. The Talc of the Body Thief Memnoch the Devil. With her bestselling, epic saga, Anne Rice has reinvented the legend and literature of one of fiction's most popular and captivating archetypes. Now, Katherine Ramsland, Anne Rice's biographer, has completely revised and updated the ultimate reference guide to the world, history, and adventures of these haunting characters, from the unforgettable Lestat to Rice's newest chilling creation, Memnoch the Devil. Written with the full cooperation of Anne Rice -- and now with more than 1,200 entries -- The Vampire Companion offers an insightful exploration, appreciation, and interpretation of all the characters and events, names and places, symbols and themes in the five volumes of The Vampire Chronicles, including more than one hundred pages of new entries on Rice's latest vampire novel, Memnoch the Devil. Everything that readers might want to explore further is annotated and analyzed in this entertaining and enlightening work: the unforgettable characters of Louis, Lestat, Claudia,Akasha, Armand, and Memnoch; the important points of interest on Lestat's fascinating tour through Heaven and Hell; ancient lore; Rice's unique contributions to the mythos of vampires; the literary inspirations that echo through the novels; Rice's own reflections and revelations about her work and about the movie Interview with the Vampire; and much more. Richly illustrated with new photos, drawings, maps, and a complete time line of events in The Chronicles, The Vampire Companion is as captivating as the phenomenal saga it explores. It is a guidebook that no visitor to the world of Anne Rice should be without.

$2.99

The Unwanted
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The Unwanted

By Saul, John

New York: Bantam Books, 1987. Book Club. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. light edge wear to jacket and boards; Set in New England, this horror story tells about a girl who goes to live with the father she barely knows, after she loses her mother in an accident. Strange and unsettling dreams mark the start of her new life and it soon becomes clear that nothing can ever be the same for those who live with her.

$2.99

The Reckoning
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The Reckoning

By Monteleone, Thomas F

New York: Forge, 1999-11-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. light edge wear to boards and jacket; The previous pope died in his arms, blessing him with his last breath. He can perform miracles. His mother was a virgin. His DNA came from the Shroud of Turin. Peter Carenza is the fulfillment of an ancient prophecy and a secret, Vatican-sponsored experiment. But is he the Second Coming, or something far, far worse?

$2.99

The Croquet Player
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The Croquet Player

By Wells, H. G

New York: The Viking Press, 1937. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. jacket has small edge tears and chips, light edge wear to boards, corners bumped; This allegorical satire about a man fleeing from his evil dreams was written under the influence of the Spanish Civil War. The croquet player, comfortably sipping a vermouth, listens to the strange & terrible tale of the haunted countryside of Cainsmarsh--a horror which broadens & deepens until it embraces the world.Wells' modern ghost story of a remote English Village, Cainsmarsh. Dark events are plaguing its people. A terrified farmer murders a scarecrow. Family pets are being bludgeoned to death. Loving couples are turning on each other in vicious rage. People are becoming suspicious of every move each other makes. Children are coming to school with marks on them. One observer thinks there's evil underground scattered all over the marsh, invading villagers' minds, & it's spreading. A well bred, affable & somewhat effeminate croquet player is told the strange story of Cainsmarsh & it's impending doom as if its plight was the beginning of the end of civilization

$3.00

Shadowfires
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Shadowfires

By Koontz, Dean

New York: Berkley, 2008-08-05. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear, creasing to back cover; A woman’s relief over the death of her husband gives way to mind-numbing terror in this shockingly suspenseful thriller.Rachael’s request for a quick and clean divorce enraged her husband. She had never seen Eric so angry, so consumed by pure and terrifying hatred. Then, in the heat of the moment, Eric was struck down in a traffic accident. His death was instantaneous. Shocked and relieved, Rachael had nothing left to fear. Until Eric’s body disappeared from the morgue—and Rachael was stalked by someone who looked like her dead husband…

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Wolffile
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Wolffile

By Woods, Jack

Novato, CA: Pageant Books, 1988-09-01. Mass Market Paperback. Fair. heavy spine creasing, edge wear, cover creases, soiling to page ends;

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The Longest Night

By Williamson, J. N

New York: Leisure Books, 1988-11-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear, some soiling to page ends; Before the night is over they are destined to die again...and again...and again... More than half a century ago, the women died, victims of a crazed and hideous killer. But even in death they found no rest, for night after night they die again. And now the horror grows, as death reaches out to claim new victims and fresh blood...

$3.00

Cat's Eyes

By Jordan, Lee

New York: New American Library, 1982. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/Good. edge wear to boards and jacket, small edge tears in jacket;

$1.49

The Dead Zone
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The Dead Zone

By King, Stephen

New York: Signet, 1980-08-01. Mass Market Paperback. Fair. spine creasing, edge wear, heavy cover creasing, some page tanning; Meet Johnny Smith. A young man whose streak of luck ends dramatically in a major car crash. Followed by blackness. A long, long time in cold limbo.When he wakes up life has been turned upside down. His fiancee has met someone else. And Johnny is cursed with the power to perceive evil in men's souls. He's had these hunches since he had an ice-skating accident as a child. Now he has an ability to see into the future. An ability which will bring him into a terrifying confrontation with a charismatic, power-hungry and dangerous man ...

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Blood Canticle (Vampire Chronicles #10)
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Blood Canticle (Vampire Chronicles #10)

By Rice, Anne

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003-10-28. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. light edge wear to boards and jacket; Welcome back to Blackwood Farm. Here are all of the brilliantly conceived characters that make up the two worlds of vampires and witches: Mona Mayfair, who's come to the farm to die and is brought into the realm of the undead; her uncle, Julian Mayfair, guardian of the family, determined to forever torment Lestat for what he has done to Mona; Rowan Mayfair, brilliant neurosurgeon and witch, who finds herself dangerously drawn to the all-powerful Lestat; her husband, Michael Curry, hero of the Mayfair Chronicles, who seeks Lestat's help with the temporary madness of his wife; Ash Templeton, a 5,000-year-old Taltos who has taken Mona's child; and Patsy, the country-western singer, who returns to avenge her death at the hands of her son, Quinn Blackwood. Delightfully, at the book's centre is the Vampire Lestat, once the epitome of evil, now pursuing the transformation set in motion with Memnoch the Devil. He struggles with his vampirism and yearns for goodness, purity and love, as he saves Patsy's ghost from the dark realm of the Earthbound, uncovers the mystery of the Taltos and unselfishly decides the fate of his beloved Rowan Mayfair.

$3.75

Night Life
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Night Life

By Garton, Ray

New York: Leisure Books, 2007-04-01. Advanced Reading Copy. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; Advance Copy; Davey Owen is a man with a death sentence. Nearly 20 years and a lifetime ago, Davey battled a circle of vampires and survived, but was forever changed. Many of the vampires were destroyed, but the ones who escaped have been hunting Davey ever since. Now they've found him.

$3.00

Dark Channel

By Garton, Ray

New York: Bantam, 1992-04-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; In Northern California, there's a new religious force on the rise--one whose calling is to rob people of their paychecks. Investigators looking into the case soon realize that not only is the channeled entity called Orrin real, but also far more evil than they could possibly have imagined.

$2.24

Interview With the Vampire

By Rice, Anne

Toronto: Ballantine Books, 1979-11-12. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine and cover creasing, edge wear; Here are the confessions of a vampire. Hypnotic, shocking, and chillingly erotic, this is a novel of mesmerizing beauty and astonishing force—a story of danger and flight, of love and loss, of suspense and resolution, and of the extraordinary power of the senses.

$1.33

The Wolfen

By Strieber, Whitley

New York: Bantam Books, 1978-01-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear, some cover creases; The savage killing of two New York City policemen leads two detectives, a man and a woman bound together by a strange, tough passion, to hunt down the wolfen, called werewolves in former days.

$1.49

The Trap
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The Trap

By King, Tabitha

New York: Scribner, 1985-04-01. Hardcover. Good/Good. edge wear to boards and jacket; There were three of them - breaking into the isolated Maine cottage where Livia Russell had fled with her four-year old son to figure out why her marriage had gone wrong. Three animal-like youths, burning with lust, bent on destruction, and totally without conscience. Now they held her child hostage and her in their power. And even she could not guess how far she would submit to survive, and how far she would go to triumph, in a winter world where the last shreds of civilization had been stripped away.

$1.49

Nathaniel
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Nathaniel

By Saul, John

New York: Bantam, 1984-07-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; For 100 years, the people of Prairie Bend have whispered Nathaniel's name in wonder and fear. Some say he is a folktale, created to frighten children on cold winter nights. Some swear he is a terrifying spirit returned to avenge the past. But soon, very soon, some will learn that Nathaniel lives still--that he is darkly, horrifyingly real

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Candles Burning
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Candles Burning

By King, Tabitha; McDowell Ph.D., Michael

New York: Berkley Hardcover, 2006-05-01. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. edge wear, some scuffing to paper over boards; King picks up the late McDowell's unfinished manuscript, weaving a Southern gothic fabric of murder, guilt, innocence, corruption, and survival told in the voices of the living and the dead.

$1.49

Gates of Paradise (The Casteel Family)
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Gates of Paradise (The Casteel Family)

By Andrews, V.C

New York: Pocket, 1989-06-01. Book Club. Mass Market Paperback. Good/Good. edge wear to boards and jacket. Jacket is creased, torn, and taped on lower spine edge; In this fourth volume in the "Casteel" series, Heaven's daughter, Annie Casteel Stonewall, is swept off to Farthinggale Manor after her mother's death. Once ensconced in the shadowy mansion, Annie is curious to delve into her family's secret past, unaware of the frightening deceptions and sinister horrors that lurk in every dark corner.

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Nightmares and Dreamscapes
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Nightmares and Dreamscapes

By King, Stephen

New York: Signet, 1994-09-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; A national bestseller, this collection of 23 short stories contains something for everyone--from classic horror stories to vampire thrillers, from gripping tales of suspense to brilliant imitations of the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Also includes a Castle Rock story that serves as an epilogue to the bestselling Needful Things.

$1.49

Effigies

By Wells, William K

New York: Dell, 1980. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/Good. edge wear to jacket and boards;light soiling to jacket and page ends; slight spine lean;

$1.49

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