Award-winning author Nancy Kilpatrick unlocks the crypt's door to reveal the Undead as you've never experienced them--merciless, sensuous, intelligent, loving and cruel. The short stories and novellas in Vampyric Variations shine light on a myriad of hidden agendas, deliciously exposing humanity's favorite predator--the Vampire.
About the author
Award-winning editor Nancy Kilpatrick has published 18 novels, over 190 short stories, five collections of stories and has edited eight anthologies. Much of her body of work involves vampires. Nancy writes dark fantasy, horror, mysteries and erotic horror, under her own name, her nom de plume Amarantha Knight, and her newest pen name, Desiree Knight (Amarantha's younger sister!) besides writing novels and short stories, and editing scripts, a stage play and a non fiction.
"Nancy Kilpatrick infuses her vampires with the hot blood of life and erotic passion. Vampires have never had it so good."
— F. Paul Wilson
"Kilpatrick is the pony express of horror. She's fast and furious and she always delivers."
— Brian Lumley
"Nancy Kilpatrick's writing is both eloquent and erotic--her stories seduce the reader through the mutual attraction of dread and desire."
— Stephen Jones
"Kilpatrick's vampires have a distinctive bite all their own." — Nancy A. Collins "Nancy cuts straight to the heart of the story. She is never afraid to take risks, and her risks pay off."
— Poppy Z. Brite
"Nancy Kilpatrick's command of the language is precise, sensual, and addictive, drawing you sinuously from one page to the next. Do yourself a favor and let her lure you down the less trodden paths of desire and danger!"
— P. N. Elrod
Other titles by Nancy Kilpatrick
Tales of Murder, Mystery and the Macabre. Neo-Gothic fiction inspired by the imagination of Edgar Allan Poe
Close Encounters with the Reaper
Vampire Stories of the Future Undead
Vampire Stories of the New Undead
Chilling Tales of the Great White North
The Vampire Stories of Nancy Kilpatrick
An Anthology of Alternate Canadas