Tag: horror

The Tale Of The Body Thief By Anne Rice

The Tale of the Body Thief In a gripping feat of storytelling, Anne Rice continues the extraordinary Vampire Chronicles that began with the now-classic Interview with the Vampire. For centuries, Lestat—vampire-hero, enchanter, seducer of mortals—has been a courted prince in the dark and flourishing universe of the living dead. […]

The Queen Of The Damned By Anne Rice

The Queen of the Damned In 1976, a uniquely seductive world of vampires was unveiled in the now-classic Interview with the Vampire . . . in 1985, a wild and voluptuous voice spoke to us, telling the story of The Vampire Lestat.  In The Queen of the Damned, Anne Rice continues her extraordinary […]

Out Of The Mirror, Darkness By Garth Nix

Out of the Mirror, Darkness CONTENT WARNING: mention of addiction, allusion to abortion, allusion to homophobia A cynical “fixer” for a silent-film studio must confront the shadows behind the bright lights in this noir-tinged short story by New York Times bestselling author Garth Nix. It’s business as usual […]

The Candles Are Burning By Veronica G. Henry

The Candles Are Burning CONTENT WARNING: death, grief, violence, suicide Amid the modern trappings of 1950s Savannah, an ancient evil threatens a young widow and her daughter in this chilling short story by award-winning author Veronica G. Henry. When her husband dies unexpectedly, Maggie Royal is struck with […]


Undercover CONTENT WARNING: gore, blood, violence When a stranger comes to town, secrets are sure to come out. New York Times bestselling author Tamsyn Muir spins a twisty—and twisted—short story of revenge and survival. A fresh-faced newcomer arrives in an isolated, gang-run town and soon finds herself taking […]

Breakup From Hell

Hi, all! I’m Cait from @functionallyfictional, and I might be popping in here and there with reviews. Without further ado… Breakup From Hell CONTENT WARNING: violence, apocalypse, mild gore, parental death Miguela Angeles is tired. Tired of her abuela keeping secrets, especially about her heritage. Tired of her […]

Interview With The Vampire

Interview with the Vampire This is the story of Louis, as told in his own words, of his journey through mortal and immortal life. Louis recounts how he became a vampire at the hands of the radiant and sinister Lestat and how he became indoctrinated, unwillingly, into the […]

TTT – Rewind

I haven’t been blogging for nearly as long as TTT has been going, so this rewind gives me the time to revisit previous topics that I never got the chance to do. This week I’m going to talk about gateway books. Have you ever read the kind of […]

The Witching Hour

The Witching Hour From the author of the extraordinary Vampire Chronicles comes a huge, hypnotic novel of witchcraft and the occult through four centuries. Demonstrating, once again, her gift for spellbinding storytelling and the creation of legend, Anne Rice makes real for us a great dynasty of witches—a […]