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Vampyric Variations

A collection of stories by

A dark and fascinating collection...

Award-winning author Nancy Kilpatrick unlocks the crypt's door to reveal the Undead as you've never experienced them--merciless, sensuous, intelligent, loving and cruel. The short stories and novellas in Vampyric Variations shine light on a myriad of hidden agendas, deliciously exposing humanity's favorite predator--the Vampire.

Table of Contents:

Introduction by Tanith Lee
Author Foreword
Old School/New School Undead
The Vechi Brbat
Bitches of the Night
Vampire Anonymous
La Diente
Traditions in Future Perfect
Sex and the Mourning After
Lover of Horses
Wild Hunt

About Nancy Kilpatrick:

Award-winning author Nancy Kilpatrick has published eighteen novels, over one hundred and ninety short stories, five collections of stories, and has edited nine other anthologies. Much of her body of work involves vampires. Nancy writes dark fantasy, horror, mysteries and erotic horror, under her own name, her nom de plume Amarantha Knight, and her newest pen name Desiree Knight (Amarantha's younger sister!) Besides writing novels and short stories, and editing anthologies, she has scripted four issues of VampErotic comics. As well, she's penned radio scripts, a stage-play, and the non-fiction book The Goth Bible: A Compendium for the Darkly Inclined (St. Martin's Press - October 2004).

Nancy won the Arthur Ellis Award for best mystery story, is a three times Bram Stoker finalist and a five times finalist for the Aurora Award

Praise for Nancy Kilpatrick:

"Nancy Kilpatrick infuses her vampires with the hot blood of life and erotic passion. Vampires have never had it so good." - F. Paul Wilson

"Kilpatrick is the pony express of horror. She's fast and furious and she always delivers." - Brian Lumley

"Nancy Kilpatrick's writing is both eloquent and erotic--her stories seduce the reader through the mutual attraction of dread and desire." - Stephen Jones

"Kilpatrick's vampires have a distinctive bite all their own." - Nancy A. Collins

"Nancy cuts straight to the heart of the story. She is never afraid to take risks, and her risks pay off." - Poppy Z. Brite

"Nancy Kilpatrick's command of the language is precise, sensual, and addictive, drawing you sinuously from one page to the next. Do yourself a favor and let her lure you down the less trodden paths of desire and danger!" - P. N. Elrod

Genre: Urban Fantasy

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Paperback Editions

July 2012 : Canada Paperback

Title: Vampyric Variations
Author(s): Nancy Kilpatrick
ISBN: 1-894063-94-5 / 978-1-894063-94-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing
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Kindle Editions

November 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Vampyric Variations
Author(s): Nancy Kilpatrick
Publisher: EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publiching
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