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Subject: Good vampire series???
Date Posted: 6/23/2010 3:00 AM ET
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Besides, BDB, Sookie, Vampire Diaries and Anne Rice series. What are some good series? I've heard that the Anita Blake series is pretty good so I'm looking to get that.

 

Any suggestions? Thanks!

Date Posted: 6/23/2010 10:54 AM ET
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Some authors to check out are Tanya Huff and Jeaniene Frost. The Anita Black series by Laurell K. Hamilton starts of great but her latest book has a lot of fans annoyed by the content. 

I also enjoy the YA series House of Night series by P.C. and Kristin Cast and the Morganville Vampires by Rachel Caine. I just got the first book of the Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead after hearing that this series was pretty decent.   

Date Posted: 9/1/2010 11:01 AM ET
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I recomend Sookie Stackhouse series and also the House Of Night series.  They are very different from each other, but very addicting.

Date Posted: 9/1/2010 8:50 PM ET
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I just finished the first Anita Blake and loved it. I also recommend the house of night novels. If you like a little tougher vampire story, I have heard Ghost Road Blues is good.

Date Posted: 9/2/2010 8:36 PM ET
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Lara Adrian's midnight breed series is real good, Kresley cole has a goodseries but it has werewolves and other paranormal creaTURES too. but there aRE VAMPIRES TO THE FIRSt IN THAT SERIES IS CALLED A HUNGER LIKE NO OTHERi relly enjoyed all the anita blake series even the ones that are later in  the series. if i think of anymore i will let u know

Date Posted: 9/7/2010 12:22 AM ET
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I like Stephen Dedman's two.  The Art of Arrow Cutting and Shadows Bite.

And Sunshine by Robin McKinley.  It's a stand alone.  But wonderful. 



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Date Posted: 9/14/2010 10:04 AM ET
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I really, really love the early Anita Blake novels but lost interest when Laurell started putting in all that ardeur stuff in which Anita has to copulate on every other page or go crazy. I mean, I'm no prude (by a long shot) but the books seemed to lose their "spooky" factor and began to be more and more just about sex. I love Jeaniene Frost, Kelley Armstrong and Kim Harrison. You can't go wrong with any of these authors if you like vampires & the supernatural. Not a big fan of Christine Feehan though... her books tend to be a little too mushy for my taste and written with very flowery dialogue. But I'm a guy and I'm pretty sure she wrote her vampire series just for women.

People tell me J.R. Ward is good, though I haven't read one yet.

Date Posted: 9/14/2010 11:22 PM ET
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Michael Romkey has a series out called I Vampire. I really liked hem, and they kinda reminded me of Anne Rice.

Date Posted: 1/21/2011 2:46 AM ET
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House of night series is very addicting. I couldn't put it down after only reading a few pages. Its creepy in parts too. Check it out.

Date Posted: 2/8/2011 4:54 PM ET
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I have to say that the creepiest vampire series I have read is Necroscope by Brian Lumley. Other series that I liked (but not mentioned above) were by Fred Saberhagen, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro and P. N. Elrod. These three series are not as creepy as Necroscope, but are far better than most of the other vampire series that I have read.

Date Posted: 5/7/2011 2:54 AM ET
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Necroscope is a Excellent series on Vamps...they are keepers on my shelf..If you like the romance part of the vampy world check out Christine Feehan's Dark Series (Carpathians) I second Jeanine Frost's Night Huntress world. The Jane Yellowrock series by Faith Hunter has Vamps in it but not main character.  I find I like books with strong female characters in the paranormal range to be excellent reads.  Check out the paranormal forum as well  if you are looking for some suggestions.

Date Posted: 5/7/2011 5:38 PM ET
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The Strain triolgy by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan is really good. Third book due out this fall.

Date Posted: 5/28/2011 10:59 AM ET
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I reccomend Chicagoland Vampires by Chloe Neill and The Morganville Vampires by Rachel Caine and Undead series by MaryJanice Davidson and The Argeneau Vampires by Lynsay Sands.