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Covenant with the Vampire, Kalogridis, Jeanne

Covenant with the Vampire

Authors: Kalogridis, Jeanne
Series: The Diaries of the Family Dracul
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC015000, FIC009070, FIC009050
ISBN: 9780307804617, Related ISBNs: 0307804615, 0385313136, 0440215439, 9780307804617, 9780385313131
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 384
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A sensual, terrifying, incredibly accomplished first novel, this fascinating prequel to the classic and most popular horror novel of all time, Dracula, focuses on Dracula's great-nephew, who inherits the job of managing his great-uncle's estate...and his appetite. Written in diary form as Dracula is, this compulsively readable book has revelations that will shock and delight readers of the original. More erotic than Anne Rice, Kalogridis is a major new voice in vampire fiction. The first chilling tale in an exciting new trilogy is a rich and terrifying historical novel set fifty years before the opening of Bram Stoker's Dracula. At the castle of Prince Vlad Tsepesh, also known as Dracula, Vald's great-nephew Arkady is honored to care for his beloved though strange great-uncle...until he beings to realize what is expected of him in his new role. It seems that either he provides his great-uncle with unsuspecting victims to satisfy his needs, or Vlad will kill those Arkady loves. He is trapped into becoming party to murder and sadistic torture. And it is in his blood. When Arkady learns that his newborn son is being groomed one day to follow in his footsteps, he knows that he must fight Dracula, even if it means death.

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