Not all vampires shun sunlight and not all drink blood. In A Whisper of Blood you will encounter thirty-five of the most horrifying vampires you are ever likely to meet: monsters who often walk by day, look and think very much like you, and differ from ordinary people primarily by the zeal with which they prey upon others. You won’t know them when you see them – and you may not even recognize their appetite for our destruction.
More insidious than the fanged bloodsuckers of folklore and film, these predators take their sustenance in unorthodox ways and victimize the vulnerable through the most unusual relationships:
How do you protect yourself against vampires who don’t play by the usual rulesand who can’t be vanquished with the traditional stake and cross? Read these modern horror tales and learn the scary truth about vampires for whom blood is not enough.
Ellen Datlow (US, born 1949) is one of the most respected anthologists of modern fantasy and science fiction. The former fiction editor of Omni magazine, Event Horizon, and Scifiction.com, she is a multiple winner of the World Fantasy Award and the Bram Stoker Award. She has coedited The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror.
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