The Vampire Chronicles Series by Anne Rice

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  • Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles #1)

    Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles #1)

    Anne Rice

    · 53 ratings · published 1993

    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. It is a novel only Anne Rice could write.

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  • The Vampire Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles #2)

    The Vampire Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles #2)

    Anne Rice

    · 40 ratings · published 2014

    Once an aristocrat in the heady days of pre-revolutionary France, now Lestat is a rockstar in the demonic, shimmering 1980s. He rushes through the centuries in search of others like him, seeking answers to the mystery of his terrifying exsitence. His story, the second volume in Anne Rice's best-selling Vampire Chronicles, is mesmerizing, passionate, and thrilling.

  • The Queen of the Damned (The Vampire Chronicles #3)

    The Queen of the Damned (The Vampire Chronicles #3)

    Anne Rice

    · 36 ratings · published 1993

    In 1976, a uniquely seductive world of vampires was unveiled in the now-classic Interview with the Vampire . . . in 1985, a wild and voluptous voice spoke to us, telling the story of The Vampire Lestat .  In The Queen of the Damned , Anne Rice continues her extraordinary "Vampire Chronicles" in a feat of mesmeric storytelling, a chillingly hypnotic entertainment in which the oldest and most powerful forces of the night are unleashed on an unsuspecting world... more

  • The Tale of the Body Thief (The Vampire Chronicles #4)

    The Tale of the Body Thief (The Vampire Chronicles #4)

    Anne Rice

    · 33 ratings · published 1993

    In another feat of hypnotic storytelling, Anne Rice continues the extraordinary Vampire Chronicles that began with the now classic Interview with the Vampire and continued with The Vampire Lestat and The Queen of the Damned . Lestat speaks.  Vampire-hero, enchanter, seducer of mortals.  For centuries he has been a courted prince in the dark and flourishing universe of the living dead. Lestat is alone... more

  • Memnoch the Devil (The Vampire Chronicles #5)

    Memnoch the Devil (The Vampire Chronicles #5)

    Anne Rice

    · 30 ratings · published 1997

    Memnoch the Devil (1995) is the fifth novel in Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles series, following The Tale of the Body Thief. Some of the themes of this novel and in large part the title are re-borrowed from the old Irish gothic novel Melmoth the Wanderer. In this story, Lestat is approached by the Devil and offered a job at his side.

  • The Vampire Armand (The Vampire Chronicles #6)

    The Vampire Armand (The Vampire Chronicles #6)

    Anne Rice

    · 32 ratings · published 2000

    Armand until now has played a small role in the Vampire Chronicles. Here he assumes center stage, relating his five hundred years of life to fledgling vampire David Talbot, who plays amanuensis to Armand as he did to Lestat ... It's not just the epic plot but Rice's voluptuary worldview that's the main attraction ... Elegant narrative has always been her hallmark .. more

  • Merrick (The Vampire Chronicles #7)

    Merrick (The Vampire Chronicles #7)

    Anne Rice

    · 28 ratings · published 2001

    In this mesmerizing new novel, Anne Rice demonstrates once again her gift for spellbinding storytelling and the creation of myth and magic, as she weaves together two of her most compelling worlds? those of the Vampire Chronicles and the Mayfair witches.

  • Blood And Gold (The Vampire Chronicles #8)

    Blood And Gold (The Vampire Chronicles #8)

    Anne Rice

    · 26 ratings · published 2002

    Here is the gorgeous and sinister story of Marius, patrician by birth, scholar by choice, one of the oldest vampires of them all, which sweeps from his genesis in ancient Rome, in the time of the Emperor Augustus, to his meeting in the present day with a creature of snow and ice. Thorne is a Northern vampire in search of Maharet, his 'maker', the ancient Egyptian vampire queen who holds him and others in thrall with chains made of her red hair, 'bound with steel and with her blood and gold'... more

  • Blackwood Farm (The Vampire Chronicles #9)

    Blackwood Farm (The Vampire Chronicles #9)

    Anne Rice

    · 27 ratings · published 2003

    Lestat is back, saviour and demon, presiding over a gothic story of family greed and hatred through generations, a terrifying drama of blood lust and betrayal, possession and matricide. Blackwood Farm with its grand Southern mansion, set among dark cypress swamps in Louisiana, harbours terrible blood-stained secrets and family ghosts. Heir to them all is Quinn Blackwood, young, rash and beautiful, himself a 'bloodhunter' whom Lestat takes under his wing... more

  • Blood Canticle (The Vampire Chronicles #10)

    Blood Canticle (The Vampire Chronicles #10)

    Anne Rice

    · 24 ratings · published 2004

    Lestat is back with a vengeance and in thrall to Rowan Mayfair. Both demon and angel, he is drawn to kill but tempted by goodness as he moves among the pantheon of Anne Rice's unforgettable characters... more

  • Prince Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles #11)

    Prince Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles #11)

    Anne Rice

    · 27 ratings · published 2014

    The vampire world is in crisis – their kind have been proliferating out of control and, thanks to technologies undreamed of in previous centuries, they can communicate as never before. Roused from their earth-bound slumber, ancient ones are in thrall to the Voice: which commands that they burn fledgling vampires in cities from Paris to Mumbai, Hong Kong to Kyoto and San Francisco. Immolation, huge massacres, have commenced all over the world... more

  • Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis (The Vampire Chronicles #12)

    Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis (The Vampire Chronicles #12)

    Anne Rice

    · 18 ratings · published 2016

    At the novel's center: the vampire Lestat de Lioncourt, hero, leader, inspirer, irresistible force, irrepressible spirit, battling (and ultimately reconciling with) a strange otherworldly form that has somehow taken possession of Lestat's undead body and soul. This ancient and mysterious power and unearthly spirit of vampire lore has all the force, history, and insidious reach of the unknowable Universe... more

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