Dracula Cha Cha Cha – Anno Dracula * Kim Newman

A gothic romance set in Rome 1959, in which Bram Stoker’s fictional spawn meet Fellini’s paparazzi and a host of other hybrids who you may or may not recognise. Rome 1959 and Count Dracula is about to marry the Moldavian Princess Asa Vajda. Journalist Kate Reed flies into the city to visit the ailing CharlesContinue reading “Dracula Cha Cha Cha – Anno Dracula * Kim Newman”

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 Way – Mary E. Twomey

Blue Anders lives in a world not separated by race, creed or color, but by blood type. She must fight against and alongside her brother to free their people and end the slavery forced upon her family. Standing up to her sociopath brother will be difficult, but admitting what she wants when she meets anContinue reading “The Way – Mary E. Twomey”

Long Live Dead Reckless – Safari Spell DNF

Generations of families festered in their own echoes, repeating the same lives over and over again. I couldn’t be one of them, that much I knew. There’s nothing here for anyone with dreams, and I have days and nights full of them. Oh, my. What a promising start. “I’m Talor. What’s your name?” He ignoredContinue reading “Long Live Dead Reckless – Safari Spell DNF”

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”

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown * Holly Black Book Review

The first outbreak happened in Caspar’s birthplace, the smallish city of Springfield, Massachusetts, around the time Tana turned seven. Springfield was only fifty miles from her house, so it was in the local news before it went national. Initially, it seemed like a journalist’s prank. Then there was another outbreak in Chicago and another inContinue reading “The Coldest Girl in Coldtown * Holly Black Book Review”

Penny Dreadful Comics

I’ve ran across these as it has nearly been 6 months since I’ve seen the last of the show and I’m going through some Supernatural & Penny Dreadful withdrawal. I loved the speeches, Penny dreadful – My Scars are my own and Penny Dreadful season 3 ep 1 – Best character description ever and when I saw the comics,Continue reading “Penny Dreadful Comics”

The inside of Dracula’s castle

Very recently I was lucky enough to go on a roadtrip through Europe which started in my home town of Cluj-Napoca, Romania and ended back in Northampton, England. While in Romania, I decided to go on a trip to visit Bran Castle or Dracula’s Castle. Taking the trip involved a bit of stamina as theContinue reading “The inside of Dracula’s castle”