The Mummy or Ramses the Damned * Anne Rice

Ramses the Great lives! But having drunk the elixer of live, he is now Ramses the Damned, doomed forever to wander the earth, desperate to quell hungers that can never be satisfied—for food, for wine, for women. Reawakened in opulent Edwardian London, he becomes Dr. Ramsey, expert in Egyptology. He also becomes the close companionContinue reading “The Mummy or Ramses the Damned * Anne Rice”

The Master of Rampling Gate * Anne Rice Review

Rampling Gate. It was so real to us in the old pictures, rising like a fairy-tale castle out of its own dark wood. A wilderness of gables and chimneys between those two immense towers, grey stone walls mantled in ivy, mullioned windows reflecting the drifting clouds. But why had Father never taken us there? And why, on hisContinue reading “The Master of Rampling Gate * Anne Rice Review”

The Queen of The Damned * Anne Rice

After Interview with a Vampire and The Vampire Lestat and the auto-biographical rise to fame, Lestat finds that he has gone a bit soft and unnoticed. Not even the Tale of the Body Thief could bring him back to his notorious ways. So he releases a rock album into the world (which causes one ofContinue reading “The Queen of The Damned * Anne Rice”

The Tale of the Body Thief * Anne Rice

Miami, 1992, a tropical garden of a city where corruption pulses beneath the lush surface – the perfect city for a vampire. Yet Lestat – hero, rock star, incorrigible seducer and the most powerful and sensual vampire of them all – prowls this savage garden in desperate misery. Restlessly pursuing the mystery of his darkContinue reading “The Tale of the Body Thief * Anne Rice”

The Vampire Lestat * Anne Rice Book Review

Lestat. The vampire hero of Anne Rice’s enthralling new novel is a creature of the darkest and richest imagination. Once an aristocrat in the heady days of pre-revolutionary France, now a rock star in the demonic, shimmering 1980s, he rushes through the centuries in search of others like him, seeking answers to the mystery ofContinue reading “The Vampire Lestat * Anne Rice Book Review”

Beauty’s Punishment * Anne Rice

The claiming of the sleeping beauty was the first book of this sex-filled trilogy and I must say, when it comes to BDSM and really explicit sex scenes, Anne Rice is way better than E.L. James with her 50 Shades of Wayyy no. Writing under a pseudonym (A. N. Roquelaure), Anne Rice went through andContinue reading “Beauty’s Punishment * Anne Rice”

Blood Canticle (The Vampire Chronicles) by Anne Rice

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. Julien Mayfair, his tormentor; Rowan, witch and neurosurgeon, who attracts spirits to herself, casts spells on others and findsContinue reading “Blood Canticle (The Vampire Chronicles) by Anne Rice”

Anne Rice * Blackwood Farm Book Review

From the Vampire Chronicles comes this wonderful book about Tarquin Blackwood, the last heir to the Blackwood fortune and young master of Blackwood farm and how he’s become a vampire, in love with one of the Mayfair witches and tortured by a spirit called Goblin. The book is wonderful (maybe because of its narcissism, self-obsessionContinue reading “Anne Rice * Blackwood Farm Book Review”

Blackwood farm -Why I loved Tarquin Blacwood from the mouth of Lestat

“All right,” he said. “Here comes the litany of reasons I didn’t kill you. I like you. I like that you have a woman’s lineaments and a man’s body, a boy’s curious eyes and a man’s large easy gestures, a child’s frank words and a man’s voice, a blundering manner and an honest grace.”

I am Ophelia once again * Quote

She lay back on the pillows next to me. ‘I am Ophelia once again,’ she said. ‘I am floating in the water, with only “nettles, daisies and long purples” to hold me up, and I will never sink to “muddy death.” You can’t imagine how it is with me.’ ” ‘How so?’ I asked. ‘IContinue reading “I am Ophelia once again * Quote”