CRRL Picks: Books With Bite
Annotation:Livia Pietro receives instructions: she must find a Jesuit priest recently arrived in Rome, and join his search for a document that contains a secret so shocking it has the power to destroy not only the Catholic Church, but Livia's people as well.
Annotation:The Eternal Family...have lived for centuries in a house of legend and mystery in upper Illinois -- and they are not like other Midwesterners.
Annotation:In a small room with the vampire...as he pours out the hypnotic, shocking, moving, and erotically charged confessions of his first two hundred years as one of the living dead.
Annotation:Jacob Marlowe has lost the will to live. For two hundred years he has wandered the world, enslaved by his lunatic appetites and tormented by the memory of his first and most monstrous crime. Now, the last of his kind, he contemplates suicide -- until a violent murder and an extraordinary meeting plunge him straight back into the desperate pursuit of life -- and love.
Annotation:Rebecca Carville is on the trail of a manuscript written by Lord Byron and said to be buried in a crypt...(where) she finds Byron alive and ends up involved in much more than she expected.
Annotation:Miles away from the hectic city, Reed and Rebecca hike into the beautiful Nothwest woods. But something - or someone - begins closing in on them. Something no human has ever seen.
Annotation:A security breach at a secret U.S. government facility unleashes the monstrous product of a chilling military experiment that only six-year-old orphan Amy Harper Bellafonte can stop.
Annotation:Alexia Tarabotti is laboring under a great many social tribulations. First, she has no soul. Second, she's a spinster whose father is both Italian and dead. Third, she was rudely attacked by a vampire, breaking all standards of social etiquette.
Annotation:When vampire Marty decides to end his endless life of soul-crushing ennui...a three-foot blonde obstacle is thrown in his path: Isuzu Trooper Cassidy, a refugee from a human hunting preserve.
Annotation:After centuries of war and blood shortages in Eastern Europe, an undead Vlad the Impaler moves to Mexico and offers eternal life to the only child of Yves and Asunción Navarro in exchange for their legal and real estate services.
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Werewolves and vampires and assorted other bitey night creatures - you are sure to find a title that will keep you up nights.