Bites: Ten Tales of Vampires (Ten Tales Fantasy & Horror Stories)
Do you like the traditional, blood-sucking, dangerous type of vampire? Then this story collection is for you.Ten authors have created creepy, chilling, funny, thought-provoking and scary stories about dark suckers.Are vampires to be pitied for their vulnerabilities, or envied for their powers?... show more
Do you like the traditional, blood-sucking, dangerous type of vampire? Then this story collection is for you.Ten authors have created creepy, chilling, funny, thought-provoking and scary stories about dark suckers.Are vampires to be pitied for their vulnerabilities, or envied for their powers? How do we know who is a vampire? How do we know what vampires want from us? What if they are expressions of our own forbidden desires?What if the victims give their blood willingly, in return for a boon? What if they drain from their victims not blood, but something more precious - their courage, their faith, their ability to love? Is what they offer a fair exchange for what they take? Do you yearn for thrills, for immortality, for everlasting youth? Would you be willing to pay for this with your blood, your life, your soul?Ten authors probe these questions in their tales. Each story in this book explores a different concept of vampires, a different question, a different danger. To reflect the authors' individual voices, you will find both American and British words and spellings in this book.See which story resonates most with you. Enjoy the tales - but be warned: these vampires are dangerous.1. TANGLED DREAMS by Liv RancourtSometimes it's safer to leave history's secrets alone.2. REALITY BITES! by Jim BernheimerVampires have problems just like the rest of us.3. NIGHT TRAIN by Rayne HallThe train is about to enter a tunnel - and vampires are on board.4. WINTER FLOWER by Jonathan BroughtonDark desires unfurl where shadows thrive.5. IT'S IN YOUR BLOOD by Pamela TurnerBe careful when accepting an invitation.6. THE LAND OF THE RISING SUN by Debbie ChristianaWhen you help someone, it may come back to bite you. 7. THE FLEDGLING DOUBT by Lana BangeWhat if you're one moment too late to protect a victim?8. THE DHAMPIR'S KISS by Carole Ann MoletiCan any vow survive immortal life?9. EXILE by April Grey Death could be just the beginning.10. WHY I WON'T READ SONG OF SOLOMON by Douglas KolackiA vampire may feed off a victim without leaving bite marks on the neck. Some of these stories have been previously published in magazines and e-zines.This story collection is part of the 'Ten Tales' series of anthologies, edited by Rayne Hall.
Publish date: February 15th 2012
Publisher: Scimitar Press
Pages no: 148
Edition language: English
Bites: Ten Tales Of Vampires is a collection of assorted Vampire tales. Each tale uses different versions of vampire lore so not all stories feature the same sorts of vampires. All of these stories are well written and enjoyable in their own way. Some are great the way they are as short stories. Oth...
This collection is a fantastic collection of vampire stories. The stories are long enough so as to feel complete but, at the same time, short enough to finish in one sitting. This is an important feature in a book for me right now; with a toddler who likes to get into stuff when you're not looking...