Best Vampire Horror Books

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1. The Final Girl Support Group

Author: by Grady Hendrix
Berkley (July 13, 2021)
English
352 pages

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The horror masterputs his unique spin on slasher movie tropes. USA TodayA can’t-miss summer read, selected by The New York Times, Oprah Daily, Time, USA Today, The Philadelphia Inquirer, CNN, LitHub, BookRiot, Bustle, Popsugar and the New York Public LibraryIn horror movies, the final girls are the ones left standing when the credits roll.

They made it through the worst night of their livesbut what happens after? Like his bestselling novel The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires, Grady Hendrix’s latest is a fast-paced, frightening, and wickedly humorous thriller. From chain saws to summer camp slayers, The Final Girl Support Group pays tribute to and slyly subverts our most popular horror filmsmovies like The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and Scream.

Lynnette Tarkington is a real-life final girl who survived a massacre. For more than a decade, she’s been meeting with five other final girls and their therapist in a support group for those who survived the unthinkable, working to put their lives back together.


2. The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires: A Novel

Author: by Grady Hendrix
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April 7, 2020
English

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The New York Times Best SellerA Barnes & Noble Best Fiction Book of 2020A Goodreads Choice Awards FinalistSteel Magnolias meets Dracula in this ’90s-set horror novel about a women’s book club that must do battle with a mysterious newcomer to their small Southern town, perfect for murderinos and fans of Stephen King.

Bonus features: Reading group guide for book clubs Hand-drawn map of Mt. Pleasant Annotated true-crime reading list by Grady Hendrix And more! Patricia Campbell’s life has never felt smaller. Her husband is a workaholic, her teenage kids have their own lives, her senile mother-in-law needs constant care, and she’s always a step behind on her endless to-do list.

The only thing keeping her sane is her book club, a close-knit group of Charleston women united by their love of true crime. At these meetings they’re as likely to talk about the Manson family as they are about their own families.

One evening after book club, Patricia is viciously attacked by an elderly neighbor, bringing the neighbor’s handsome nephew, James Harris, into her life. James is well traveled and well read, and he makes Patricia feel things she hasn’t felt in years.


3. 'Salem's Lot

Author: by Stephen King
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Anchor
May 6, 2008

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Ben Mears has returned to Jerusalem’s Lot in hopes that exploring the history of the Marsten House, an old mansion long the subject of rumor and speculation, will help him cast out his personal devils and provide inspiration for his new book.

But when two young boys venture into the woods, and only one returns alive, Mears begins to realize that something sinister is at workin fact, his hometown is under siege from forces of darkness far beyond his imagination. And only he, with a small group of allies, can hope to contain the evil that is growing within the borders of this small New England town.

With this, his second novel, Stephen King established himself as an indisputable master of American horror, able to transform the old conceits of the genre into something fresh and all the more frightening for taking place in a familiar, idyllic locale.


4. The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires: A Novel

Author: by Grady Hendrix
Quirk Books
English
424 pages

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The New York Times Best SellerA Barnes & Noble Best Fiction Book of 2020A Goodreads Choice Awards Finalist Now in paperback, Steel Magnolias meets Dracula in this ’90s-set horror novel about a women’s book club that must do battle with a mysterious newcomer to their small Southern town, perfect for murderinos and fans of Stephen King.

Bonus features: Reading group guide for book clubs Hand-drawn map of Mt. Pleasant Annotated true-crime reading list by Grady Hendrix And more! Patricia Campbell’s life has never felt smaller. Her husband is a workaholic, her teenage kids have their own lives, her senile mother-in-law needs constant care, and she’s always a step behind on her endless to-do list.

The only thing keeping her sane is her book club, a close-knit group of Charleston women united by their love of true crime. At these meetings they’re as likely to talk about the Manson family as they are about their own families.

One evening after book club, Patricia is viciously attacked by an elderly neighbor, bringing the neighbor’s handsome nephew, James Harris, into her life. James is well traveled and well read, and he makes Patricia feel things she hasn’t felt in years.


5. Serpentine (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 26)

Author: by Laurell K. Hamilton
B077LY8MJ3
Berkley (August 7, 2018)
August 7, 2018

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Vampire hunter Anita Blake has always managed to overcome everything she faces. But this time there’s a monster that even she doesn’t know how to fight… A remote Florida island is the perfect wedding destination for the upcoming nuptials of Anita’s fellow U.S.

Marshal and best friend, Edward. For Anita, the vacation is a welcome break, as it’s the first trip she gets to take with just wereleopards Micah and Nathaniel. But it’s not all fun and games and bachelor parties In this tropical paradise, Micah discovers a horrific new form of lycanthropy, one that has afflicted a single family for generations.

Believed to be the result of an ancient Greek curse, it turns human bodies into a mass of snakes. When long-simmering resentment leads to a big blow-up within the wedding party, the last thing Anita needs is more drama. But it finds her anyway when women start disappearing from the hotel, and worse, her own friends and lovers are considered the prime suspects.

There’s a strange power afoot that Anita has never confronted before, a force that’s rendering those around her helpless. Unable to face it on her own, Anita is willing to accept help from even the deadliest places. Help that she will most certainly regretif she survives at all, that is


6. Sucker Punch: Anita Blake 27 (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Novels)

Author: by Laurell K. Hamilton
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Headline (August 4, 2020)
August 4, 2020

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Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, embarks on a race against time in the name of justice. If you love Charlaine Harris and Anne Rice, you won’t be able to resist the new novel from Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Laurell K.

Hamilton.’I’ve never read a writer with a more fertile imagination’ Diana GabaldonMy name is Anita Blake and I thought nothing could surprise me. But what if the wrong man is about to be executed?When a fellow U.S.

Marshal flies me in on an emergency consult, I know time is running short. Evidence is mounting against a young wereleopard who stands accused of killing his uncle in the most gruesome and bloody way possible. In this tiny Michigan town, the pressure from the cops is escalating, the victim’s family want retribution and a warrant of execution is already under way.

But something feels off about the murder – the evidence doesn’t add up. With the locals up in arms and their fear of supernatural beings growing, I must race to uncover the truth. I cannot let the authorities kill an innocent man.


7. The Elder Scrolls Online – Volumes I & II: The Land & The Lore (Box Set): Tales of Tamriel

Author: by Bethesda Softworks
Titan Books
English
144 pages

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There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights. Bram Stoker, DraculaDracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula’s attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread undead curse, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing.

Dracula has been assigned to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction, the gothic novel and invasion literature. The novel touches on themes such as the role of women in Victorian culture, sexual conventions, immigration, colonialism, and post-colonialism. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, he defined its modern form, and the novel has spawned numerous theatrical, film and television interpretations.

All time bestseller Classics!


9. Guilty Pleasures: An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Novel

Author: by Laurell K. Hamilton
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September 24, 2002
English

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Meet Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, in the first novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series that blends the genres of romance, horror and adventure with stunning panache(Diana Gabaldon).Laurell K. Hamilton’s bestselling series has captured readers’ wildest imaginations and addicted them to a seductive world where supernatural hungers collide with the desires of the human heart, starring a heroine like no other…

Anita Blake is small, dark, and dangerous. Her turf is the city of St. Louis. Her job: re-animating the dead and killing the undead who take things too far. But when the city’s most powerful vampire asks her to solve a series of vicious slayings, Anita must confront her greatest fearher undeniable attraction to master vampire Jean-Claude, one of the creatures she is sworn to destroy…

What The Da Vinci Code did for the religious thriller, the Anita Blake series has done for the vampire novel.USA Today

10. Rafael (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter)

Author: by Laurell K. Hamilton
Berkley (February 9, 2021)
English
272 pages

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Rafael, king of the wererats, must fight to the death to defend his crown. He wants Anita Blake, one of his closest allies, with him as he faces an opponent unlike any he’s faced before. He will ask Anita to risk everything to be at his side….

But some of the wererats fear that Rafael depends too much on Anita and her ties to the vampires. They believe that there is only room in America for one supernatural king, and Rafael will turn them into nothing more than food for the bloodsuckers.

Among his enemies, a new challenger has arisen who is younger, hungrier, and has dark secrets that could destroy both the wererats and the vampires. Rafael will go into the magical heart of his people to find the power and violence that he needs to save them all, or die trying.

11. The Vampire Chronicles Collection: Interview with the Vampire, The Vampire Lestat, The Queen of the Damned

Author: by Anne Rice
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Ballantine Books
May 25, 2011

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The hypnotic, deeply seductive novels of Anne Rice have captivated millions of fans around the world. It all began a quarter of a century ago with Interview with the Vampire. Now, in one chilling volume, here are the first three classic novels of The Vampire Chronicles.

INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIREWitness the confessions of a vampire. A novel of mesmerizing beauty and astonishing force, it is a story of danger and flight, love and loss, suspense and resolution, and the extraordinary power of the senses. A magnificent, compulsively readable thriller …

Anne Rice begins where Bram Stoker and the Hollywood versions leave off and penetrates directly to the true fascination of the myththe education of the vampire. Chicago TribuneTHE VAMPIRE LESTATOnce an aristocrat from pre-revolutionary France, now a rock star in the decadent 1980s, Lestat rushes through the centuries seeking to fathom the mystery of his existence.

His is a mesmerizing storypassionate and thrilling. Frightening, sensual … A psychological, mythological sojourn … Anne Rice will live on through the ages of literature…. To read her is to become giddy as if spinning through the mind of time. San Francisco ChronicleQUEEN OF THE DAMNEDAkasha, the queen of the damned, has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to let loose the powers of the night.

12. Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, Book 1)

Author: by Anne Rice
B004AM5R20
Ballantine Books
English

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The spellbinding classic that started it all from the #1 New York Times bestselling author A magnificent, compulsively readable thriller … Rice begins where Bram Stoker and the Hollywood versions leave off and penetrates directly to the true fascination of the myththe education of the vampire.

Chicago TribuneHere are the confessions of a vampire. Hypnotic, shocking, and chillingly sensual, this is a novel of mesmerizing beauty and astonishing forcea story of danger and flight, of love and loss, of suspense and resolution, and of the extraordinary power of the senses.

It is a novel only Anne Rice could write.

13. Books of Blood, Vols. 1-3

Author: by Clive Barker
Berkley
English
507 pages

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Rediscover the true meaning of fear in this collection of horror stories from New York Times bestselling author Clive Barker. The most provocative tales of terror ever published. The Washington PostEverybody is a book of blood; wherever we’re opened, we’re red…

With the publication of Books of Blood, Clive Barker became an overnight literary sensation. His tour de force collection of brilliantly disturbing tales demonstrated a genius for dark invention that rivaled Poe and Sade. He was hailed by Stephen King as the future of horror, and won both the British and World Fantasy Awards.

Now, with his numerous bestsellers, graphic novels, and hit movies like the Hellraiser films, Clive Barker has become an industry unto himself. It is his powerful writing style and arresting imagery that have made Books of Blood a classicand Clive Barker a cult phenomenon.

14. Definitely Dead (Sookie Stackhouse Book 6)

Author: by Charlaine Harris
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Ace (May 2, 2006)
May 2, 2006

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Supernaturally gifted waitress Sookie Stackhouse is pitted against the legacy of her own undead bloodline in this novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling seriesthe inspiration for the HBO original series True Blood. Since Louisiana cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse has so few living relatives, she hates to lose oneeven her cousin Hadley, undead consort of the vampire queen of New Orleans.

Hadley’s left everything she had to Sookie, but claiming that inheritance has a high risk factor. Some people don’t want her looking too deeply into Hadley’s past or Hadley’s possessions. And they’re prepared to do anything in their power to stop her…

15. Supernatural: Bobby Singer's Guide to Hunting

Author: by David Reed
0062103377
It Books
English

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My name is Bobby Singer. In twenty-four hours I’m gonna lose my memory. So here’s everything you need to know. Monsters, demons, angels, vampires, the boogeyman under your bed: I’ve seen it, I’ve hunted it, I’ve killed it. I’m not the only hunter out here, but there aren’t as many as there used to be.

Not near as many as there need to be. I’ve learned everything I can about every damned critter that walks, crawls, or flies, and I’m not gonna let that all be for nothing. I’m not going down without a fight.

I’m not letting everything I’ve learned disappear. So that’s what you’re holding in your handseverything I know. Anything that’d be useful for Sam, Dean, and the hunters that come after me. It’s a guide to hunting…It’s a guide to me.

My last will and testament.Ya idjits.

16. I Am Legend

Author: by Richard Matheson
0765357151
Tor Books
English

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Robert Neville may well be the last living man on Earth … But he is not alone. An incurable plague has mutated every other man, woman, and child into bloodthirsty, nocturnal creatures who are determined to destroy him. By day, he is a hunter, stalking the infected monstrosities through the abandoned ruins of civilization.

By night, he barricades himself in his home and prays for dawn….