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Bloodchild

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There's a new addition to the Hamilton family. The adoptive parents couldn't love Baby more if he was their own flesh and blood.

But isn't it strange for an infant to have such sharp teeth? And what nourishment makes Baby grow so big and strong so fast? Not mother's milk...

Now, Mommy's so pale and weak, so drained, as if she's being bled dry. Daddy's entranced by his wif's...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published September 1st 1990 by Berkley (first published 1990)
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Elke
I've read about a lot of different kinds of vampires, but never before encountered a story about a baby vampire.
So there is a couple who after a miscarriage adopt a baby who for some mysterious coincidence is available for adoption at the clinic right that moment. However, the people giving away the child are adamant about it being breast-fed, which is what Dana had in mind for her own child anyway.

The one thing that really got on my nerves while reading this book was the fuss everyone made abou...more
Adam Wilson
Bloodchild by Andrew Neiderman is very similar to the other works of his that I've read because of its structure. The story itself is quite intriguing and it caught my interest almost immediately. To give a simple explanation for a simple little horror novel, Bloodchild explores what a family might go through if the wife of that family loses her baby in childbirth only to have another's baby offered directly afterward and accept it. After developing an oddly aggressive breast-feeding habit, oth...more
Payal
I was surfing through my book collection and clicked on it to know whether its paranormal or not. I started reading and was really caught up with the story and kept reading till the last page. So it was really a page turner, but the story is pretty simple. Hamilton family after losing their child, adopts another child at the hospital on same day. They believed in breast-feeding, which is I think must be uncommon where the author lives. Since in India, its pretty common.
So the baby sucked blood...more
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Andrew Neiderman is the author of over 44 thrillers, including six of which have been translated onto film, including the big hit, 'The Devil's Advocate', a story in which he also wrote a libretto for the music-stage adaptation. One of his novels, Tender Loving Care, has been adapted into a CD-Rom interactive movie.

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