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Vampire Themed Literature
1940s to Now
 

The amount of vampire literature has increased geometrically with time; this is far from being all-inclusive. The lists below are mainly popular or influential works and a few personal favorites.

Fiction Series

* Elaine Bergstrom's Austra Vampires series (1989)
* Michelle Clay's "Blood Donor/Blood Lust" paranormal romance series (20042006)
* Nancy A. Collins's Sonja Blue series (1989)
* Raven Dane's Legacy of the Dark Kind series (2005)
* MaryJanice Davidson's Undead series (2004)
* P. N. Elrod's Vampire Files series (1990)
* Sherri Erwin's "TO HELL WITH LOVE"
   and "NAUGHTY OR NICE" Series (20072009)
* Christine Feehan's Dark series (1999)
* Christopher Golden's Saints and Shadows Saga (19942003)
* Laurell K. Hamilton's Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series (1993)
* Charlaine Harris' Sookie Stackhouse (Southern Vampire) series (2001)
* Kim Harrison's Hollows series (2004)
* Susan Hubbard's "Society of S" series (2007)
* Tanya Huff's Blood Books series (19911997)
* Charlie Huston's Joe Pitt casefiles series (2005)
* E. E. Knight's Vampire Earth series (2003)
* Karen Koehler's Slayer series (2002)
* Brian Lumley's Necroscope series (1986)
* Sienna Mercer's My Sister the Vampire series
* Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Series (20052008)
* Christopher Moore's A Love Story series (19952007)
* Kim Newman's Anno Dracula series (1992)
* Caridad Pineiro's The Calling series (2004)
* Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles series (19762003)
* Marilyn Ross's Barnabas Collins series (19661971)
* Fred Saberhagen's Vlad Tepes series (19752002)
* Lynsay Sands's Argegneau family series (2003)
* Maggie Shayne's Wings in the Night series (1993)
* Whitley Strieber's Hunger series (19812002)
* Freda Warrington's Bloodwine series (1992)
* White Wolf's "Vampire the Masquerade" series of 13 novels, based on the 13
   vampire clans of their gaming world. (1991-2004)
* Gene Wolfe's Urth: Book of the Short Sun trilogy (19992001)
* Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's Saint-Germain series (1978)


Stories and Novels

Asterisked* items can be found on-site.

1942: Asylum (story) - A.E. van Vought
1946: There Were No Asper Ladies (novella) - Eugene Ascher
1949: The Girl With the Hungry Eyes (story) - Fritz Lieber
1955: Mindworm (story) - C M Kornbluth *
1954: I Am Legend (novel) - Richard Matheson

1960: Doctors Wear Scarlet (novel) - Simon Raven
1961: Some of Your Blood (novel) - Theodore Sturgeon
1965: Progeny of the Adder (novel) - Leslie H. Whitten
1967: The Living Dead (novel) - Robert Bloch
1975: Salem's Lot (novel) - Stephen King
1975: The Dracula Tape (novel) - Fred Saberhagen
1976: Interview With the Vampire (1st Vampire Chronicles novel) - Anne Rice
1978: Hotel Transylvania (novel) - Chelsea Quin Yarbo
1979: Interlude With the Undead (story) - Anne Rice *

1980: The Vampire Tapestry - Suzy McKee Charnas
1982: Fevre Dream (novel) - George RR Martin
1984: The Vampire Lestat (novel) - Anne Rice
1987: Blood Hunt (novel) - Lee Killough
1988: The Night Flier (story) - Stephen King
1988: Necroscope (novel, first in series) - Brian Lumley
1988: Those Who Hunt by Night (novel) - Barbara Hambly
1989: Sunglasses After Dark (novel) - Nancy Collins
1989: Carrion Comfort (novella) - Dan Simmons
1990: Out of the House of Life (novel) - Suzy McKee Charnas
1992: Lost Souls (novel) - Poppy Z. Brite
1992: Tale of the Body Thief (novel) - Anne Rice
1993: Guilty Pleasures (1st Anita Blake novel) - L.K. Hamilton
1997: Dracula the Undead (novel) - Frieda Warrington
1998: The Vampire Armand (novel) - Anne Rice
1998: Carpe Jugulum (novel) - Terry Pratchett

2000: Obsidian Butterfly (novel) - L.K. Hamilton
2003: Blood Canticle (novel) - Anne Rice
2004: What Big Teeth You Have, A Vampire Tale (novel) - Jim Autrey
2005: Fledgling (novel) - Octavia Bulter
2005: The Historian (novel) - Elizabeth Kostova
2007: Fangland (novel) - John Marks
2008: Blood Noir (novel) - L.K. Hamilton
2008: Death by the Drop (novel) - Timothy Massie


Anthologies

1988: The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories: - ed. Allen Ryan
1992: Weird Vampire Tales: 30 Stories from the Weird Fiction Pulps - ed. Robert Weinberg
1993: Daughters of Darkness: Lesbian Vampire erotica - ed. Pam Keesey
1995: Dark Angles: A Second Anthology of Lesbian Vampire stories - ed. Pam Keesey
1995: The Vampire Omnibus: Vampire Stories Anthology - ed. Peter Haining
1994: Love in Vein: Twenty Original Tales of Vampire erotica - ed. Poppy Z. Brite
1997: Blood Thirst : 100 Years of Vampire Fiction - ed. Leonard Wolf
1998: Twice Bitten: Love in Vein II - ed. Poppy Z. Brite
1998: The Kiss of Death : An Anthology of Vampire Stories - ed. Thomas J. Strauch
1998: Epiphanies of Blood : anthology - ed. Bill Congreve
2004: The Time of the Vampires : anthology - ed. P.N. Elrod and Martin Greenburg



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