Vampires & Monsters
Articles, book reviews, and links about our favorite monsters. Vampires, werewolves, zombies, giant spiders and other literary monsters keeping us awake at night will be found here. Book reviews have
Zombies are currently top dog in the world of horror literature. What is it about the walking dead that causes endless fascination and volumes of writing for their fans?
Born of the Sea by Victor Kelleher
The story is based on Madeleine Sauvage, the creature Dr Frankenstein created to afford his monster a bride. Kelleher lubricates the Frankenstein tale into a well oiled story which had me hooked in the first few pages.
Dissension by Adrienne Monson – Book Review
For fans that enjoy a bit of paranormal suspense, romance, and adventure blending into a tale of blood-thirsty vampires, Adrienne Monson is sure to please.
Frankenstein - Lost Souls by Koontz Book Review
People in the town of Rainbow Falls, Montana are being duplicated and replaced with intruders engineered by the evil Victor Helios (i.e. Dr. Frankenstein). Lost Souls is Book 4 in the Frankenstein series by Dean Koontz.
Frankenstein's Confessional - Book Review
A collection of short horror stories from the monster's point of view.
Ghouls in Horror Literature
Ghouls – they just don’t get any respect. They are the scavengers of the dead, vultures of the graveyard, and consumers of the flesh. Zombies are getting all the attention these days, but ghouls are the real deal.
Origins of the Werewolf
Specific origins of the werewolf legend are buried in history but there are stories and speculation that help us understand the superstitions and fears behind the folklore.
Queen of the Damned – Anne Rice – Book Review
Most prolific readers know Anne Rice writes vampire novels. She’s been writing them for years and her titles are classics in the vampire genre. If you aren't already a fan, you might want to give her a try. You may become a fan yourself.
Under The Dome by Stephen King Book Review
If you're a Stephen King horror fan, be sure and check out my review of "Under the Dome".
Vampire Folklore – The Origins Horror Literature Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Horror Literature Site Map
Vampires, the irresistible creatures of Dracula fame, proudly flaunt their fangs through today’s pop culture. But where did the legend of the vampire originate?
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