Annette Curtis Klause





Annette Curtis Klause

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in Bristol, England, The United Kingdom
June 20, 1953

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Annette Curtis Klause broke new ground in young adult literature with The Silver Kiss, a book that is at once "sexy, scaring, and moving," according to Roger Sutton writing in the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. A vampire love story, Klause's first novel is a darkly seductive thriller with heart and message.

Born in Bristol, England, in 1953, Klause became fascinated with grisly things at an early age. "My mother read and sang to me," Klause explained. "But my daddy used to sit me on his lap and tell me the plots to gangster and monster movies. I knew all about Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Jimmy Cagney, and Edward G. Robinson before I ever saw any of their movies." Her father also let her speak to Willoughby, an imaginary little
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Blood and Chocolate
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The Silver Kiss
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Freaks: Alive, on the Inside!
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“I'd like to give you my heart, but since that might be inconvenient, I've brought you someone else's.”
Annette Curtis Klause, Blood and Chocolate

“Why me?" she asked, holding on to him.

"Because you cared," he whispered. "You cared so much for your people, it broke your heart to see the pack in ruins. You cared so much for your mother, you risked your life for hers. You cared enough to save someone who wanted you dead. And because you walk like a queen.”
Annette Curtis Klause, Blood and Chocolate

“He was raw and sharp and rich and throbbing with life. He was sweet blood after a long hunt. How could she have mistaken Aiden's kisses for this? They had been delicious and smooth like the brief comfort of chocolate, but they had never been enough.”
Annette Curtis Klause, Blood and Chocolate

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Which is your favorite love triangle?

Dimitri/Rose/Adrian (Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead)
 
  8 votes, 30.8%

Other (leave a comment below with your trio)
 
  7 votes, 26.9%

Zsadist/Bella/Phury (Lover Awakened by J.R. Ward)
 
  3 votes, 11.5%

Edward/Bella/Jacob (Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer)
 
  3 votes, 11.5%

Acheron/Tory/Artemis (Acheron by Sherrilyn Kenyon; Love-Hate Triangles count, too!)
 
  2 votes, 7.7%

Sookie/Bill/Eric/Quinn (Dead Until Dark series by Charlaine Harris; Okay, so this is a Love Square but I couldn't leave out Quinn)
 
  2 votes, 7.7%

Vivian/Gabriel/Aiden (Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause)
 
  1 vote, 3.8%

Georgina/Seth/Maddie (Succubus Heat by Richelle Mead)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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