A fantastic collection of cutting edge vampire stories! Featuring Anne Rice's "The Master of Rampling Gate." Nineteen stories total.
An excellent compendium of Vampire lore. Various authors give each tale a new spin on old legends. A must for the Vampire follower in all of us..
A beautiful young woman is chosen for an evening alone with a sort of vampirical evangelist...
A doctor establishes a small clinic to help the people of Haiti, and discovers that what he believed to be mere superstition is based on dark reality...
On the set of the landmark horror film that would make him famous, Bela Lugosi is unexpectedly reminded of the difference between the fear he inspires and true terror...
From Ann Rice comes the story of a brother and sister who promise their dying father that they will destroy the family's ancestral home-a promise impossible to keep once the young woman meets the seductive, ageless true master of Rampling Gate.
Lawrence Watt-Evans offers a tale of 15th-century Transylvania, where Prince Vlad Tepes, known as the Impaler, terrorizes Turkish invaders and his own people-until he himself meets horror on a dark, lonely hilltop.
Dan Simmons writes of a 1989 international contigent investigating conditions in Romanian orphanages-unaware of the sinister purpose behind the childrens misery.
Other stories by Mike Resnick, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Ed Gorman, John Betancourt, Janet Asimov, Karen Robards and others.
Short stories about vampires.
My copy is Hardcover, everything else is the same.