Anne Rice

Anne Rice

Anne Rice (born Howard Allen Frances O'Brien, 1941) is an American author of gothic fiction, Christian literature, and erotica. She is perhaps best known for her popular and influential series of novels, The Vampire Chronicles, revolving around the central character of Lestat. Books from The Vampire Chronicles were the subject of two film adaptations, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles in 1994, and Queen of the Damned in 2002.

Born in New Orleans, Rice spent much of her early life there before moving to Texas, and later to San Francisco. She was raised in an observant Roman Catholic family, but became an atheist as a young adult. She began her professional writing career with the publication of Interview with the Vampire in 1976, while living in California, and began writing sequels to the novel in the 1980s. In the mid-2000s, following a publicized return to Catholicism, Rice published the novels Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt and Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana, fictionalized accounts of certain incidents in the life of Jesus. Several years later she distanced herself from organized Christianity, citing disagreement with the Church's stances on social issues but pledging that faith in God remained "central to [her] life."

Rice's books have sold nearly 100 million copies, placing her among the most ... (more)

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Speculative Fiction Novels (30)
2018  Blood Communion: A Tale of Prince Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles, #13)
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2017  Ramses the Damned: The Passion of Cleopatra (Ramses the Damned, #2)
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2016  Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis (The Vampire Chronicles, #12)
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2015  Beauty's Kingdom (The Sleeping Beauty Quartet, #4)
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2014  Prince Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles, #11)
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2013  The Wolves of Midwinter (The Wolf Gift Chronicles, #2)
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2012  The Wolf Gift (The Wolf Gift Chronicles, #1)
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2010  Of Love and Evil (Songs of the Seraphim, #2)
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2009  Angel Time (Songs of the Seraphim, #1)
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2003  Blood Canticle (The Vampire Chronicles, #10)
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2002  Blackwood Farm (The Vampire Chronicles, #9)
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2001  Blood and Gold (The Vampire Chronicles, #8)
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2000  Merrick (The Vampire Chronicles, #7)
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1999  Vittorio the Vampire (New Tales of the Vampires)
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1998  Pandora (New Tales of the Vampires)
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1998  The Vampire Armand (The Vampire Chronicles, #6)
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1997  Violin
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1996  Servant of the Bones
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1995  Memnoch the Devil (The Vampire Chronicles, #5)
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1994  Taltos (Lives of the Mayfair Witches, #3)
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1993  Lasher (Lives of the Mayfair Witches, #2)
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1992  The Tale of the Body Thief (The Vampire Chronicles, #4)
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1990  The Witching Hour (Lives of the Mayfair Witches, #1)
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1989  The Mummy or Ramses the Damned (Ramses the Damned, #1)
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1988  The Queen of the Damned (The Vampire Chronicles, #3)
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1985  Beauty's Release (The Sleeping Beauty Quartet, #3)
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1985  The Vampire Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles, #2)
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1984  Beauty's Punishment (The Sleeping Beauty Quartet, #2)
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1983  The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty (The Sleeping Beauty Quartet, #1)
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1976  Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1)
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Others non-spefi books (4)
2008  The Road to Cana (Christ the Lord, #2)
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2005  Out of Egypt (Christ the Lord, #1)
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1982  Cry to Heaven
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1979  The Feast of All Saints
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