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From modern suburbia to the baking deserts of Africa, from the foggy streets of old London to the grand homes of Antwerp, from an alternative world where vampires have ‘come out’ to vampirism among a society of sentient insects, from ravening hordes of the undead to skulking haunters of the night… Here There Be Vampires!

Seventeen original tales of vampires as you’ve never
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Paperback, 320 pages
Published March 26th 2010 by NewCon Press
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I didn't like all the stories, I bought it mainly for Kelley Armstrong's short story in it but also cause it was a celebration of the Vampire genre with all different takes on Vampires from different writers. The two that stood out for me were Kelley Armstrong's 'Young Bloods' story which had a nice twist in it and Nancy Kilpatrick's story 'Traditions in Future Perfect' about how Vamps find their place in the world eventually by offering a euphanasia service to the dying, it was a nice take on v ...more
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Ian Whates lives in a comfortable home down a quiet cul-de-sac in an idyllic Cambridgeshire village, which he shares with his partner Helen and their pets – Honey the golden cocker spaniel, Calvin the tailless black cat and Inky the goldfish (sadly, Binky died a few years ago).

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