Nov 12, 2008

Web Sites of Paranormal Interest

Does this man think he's a vampire?

by Tom Zytaruk, Surrey Now (Oct. 31,2008)

The question seems to be inevitable, considering the extent in which the mythic monster and its lore has consumed Robert Eighteen-Bisang's life.

"Today, at age 61, Eighteen-Bisang is looking back at a life strangely spent, at least by conventional standards. Affectionately known by some of his fans as "the doctor," Eighteen-Bisang runs a local publishing house called Transylvania Press and is considered the world's foremost authority on vampire literature and lore...." Read more

[Robert Eighteen-Bisang is also the co-author (with Elizabeth Miller) of the outstanding reference book Bram Stoker's Notes for Dracula: A Facsimile Edition. McFarland & Company, 2008.]

Bite Me by Blue Parker. Bell Bridge Books (September 30, 2008)
From the publisher: "An edgy book for teens that spans the gap between YA and adult fiction. Life after high school is tough enough without having to go 15 rounds with your inner demon. Val Shapiro is just your ordinary, part-demon, teenaged vampire hunter with a Texas drawl. And a pet hellhound named Fang. Soon enough she finds herself deep in the underbelly of the city, discovering the secrets of the Demon Underground and fighting to save those she loves. Whether they love her back or not."
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White Witch, Black Curse (The Hollows, Book 7), Kim Harrison's newest book in the Rachel Morgan series will be out in Feb 2009.

Real Men Have Fangs

Wall Street Journal Oct. 31, 2008

Pulp genres interbreed as wantonly as alley cats. The vampire novel, once strictly relegated to the horror section, has in recent years infiltrated the romance, science-fiction, fantasy and young-adult shelves of bookstores. Individual authors may specialize in anything from gothic swooning to crime-fighting, globe-spanning action, high-school intrigues, chicklit-style shenanigans and Southern-fried humor. Read more...


Twilight the Movie will open Nov. 21. Anticipate lllonnnnnnnnggggg lines!

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