CRRL Picks: Books With Bite

Blood of the Lamb
Blood of the Lamb A Novel of Secrets By Cabot, Sam Book - 2013 FICTION Cab Available in some locations

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.

Dead Until Dark
Dead Until Dark By Harris, Charlaine Book - 2009 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:When Sookie meets Bill, he seems like the man of her dreams -- she can't hear a word he's thinking. Too bad he's a vampire with a bad reputation.

Dracula By Stoker, Bram Book - 2009 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:The classic vampire novel will hold you in suspense and keep your heart pounding to the very end.

From the Dust Returned
From the Dust Returned A Family Remembrance By Bradbury, Ray Book - 2001 FICTION Bra Available in some locations

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.

Interview With the Vampire
Interview With the Vampire By Rice, Anne Book - 1992 FICTION Ric All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:In a small room with the he pours out the hypnotic, shocking, moving, and erotically charged confessions of his first two hundred years as one of the living dead.

The Last Werewolf
The Last Werewolf By Duncan, Glen Book - 2011 FICTION Dun Available in some locations

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.

Lord of the Dead
Lord of the Dead The Secret History of Byron By Holland, Tom Book - 1996 FICTION Hol Available in some locations

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.

Monster By Peretti, Frank E. Book - 2005 FICTION Per Available in some locations

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.

Mr. Darcy, Vampyre
Mr. Darcy, Vampyre By Grange, Amanda Book - 2009 FICTION Gra Available in some locations

Annotation:a delightfully thrilling, paranormal Pride and Predjudice sequel, full of danger, darkness and deep romantic love.

The Passage
The Passage A Novel By Cronin, Justin Book - 2010 FICTION Cro Available in some locations

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.

Sharp Teeth
Sharp Teeth By Barlow, Toby Book - 2008 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:It's a dog's life-and-death in the canine umderworld of Los Angeles. In the form of epic poetry.

Soulless By Carriger, Gail Paperback - 2009 Available in some locations

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.

The Strain
The Strain By Toro, Guillermo del Book - 2009 FICTION Tor Available in some locations

Annotation:Abraham Setrakian, a former professor and survivor of the Holocaust, joins forces with CDC specialist Eph Goodweather to battle a vampiric virus that has infected NewYork.

Tall, Dark & Dead
Tall, Dark & Dead By Hallaway, Tate Book - 2006 FICTION Hal Available in some locations

Annotation:What's a girl to do if she's hot for a dead man walking? Recovering with Carnet about to find out.

The Tooth Fairy
The Tooth Fairy By Joyce, Graham Book - 1998 FICTION Joy Available in some locations

Annotation:When 7-year-old Sam loses a tooth, he's visited that night by a sinister, rank-smelling, foul-mouthed, mercurial Tooth Fairy.

Twilight By Meyer, Stephenie Book - 2009 FICTION Mey Available in some locations

Annotation:Bella.... meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for who she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human.

Undead And Unwed
Undead And Unwed By Davidson, MaryJanice Paperback - 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:First Betsy Taylor loses her job, then she's killed in a car accident. But what really bites is that she can't seem to stay dead.

Vamped A Novel By Sosnowski, David Book - 2004 FICTION Sos Available in some locations

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.

Vlad By Fuentes, Carlos Book - 2012 FICTION Fue Available in some locations

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.

You Suck
You Suck A Love Story By Moore, Christopher Book - 2007 FICTION Moo Available in some locations

Annotation:A raunchy slapstick comedy of young vampires in loves

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