Vampires and Werewolves
The Secret History of Vampires
Their Multiple Forms and Hidden Purposes
Paperback ISBN: 1594773254
Anciently, not all vampires were blood suckers. They included shroud-eaters, nightmares, stirges, and ghouls. Claude Lecouteux looks back to a time when vampires were understood differently from the child of the night depicted in modern movies and books.
Tracking the Chupacabra
The Vampire Beast in Fact, Fiction, and Folklore
Paperback ISBN: 0826350151
Originating in Latin America yet known worldwide, the chupacabra is a blend of vampire and shapeshifter, changing its appearance and characteristics depending on when and where it is seen. Radford explores-- and tries to solve-- the decades-old mystery of the chupacabra.
The Complete Guide to the World of the Undead
Hardcover ISBN: 0670846643
An erudite collection of myth and folklore, literature and popular culture, gathers cautionary tales, firsthand encounters, diagrams, and tips on caring for or avoiding the blood-sucking, black angels that stalk the night. 50,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo.
Paperback ISBN: 0738714569
Do vampires exist among us? Of course. For centuries, an underground society of vampires has thrived in darkness, hidden from the public gaze and forever shrouded in secrecy—until now. Plunge deep into the heart of vampirism as renowned vampire expert Arlene Russo dispels centuries-old myths and unearths shocking revelations, from the startling discovery that Prince Charles is a direct descendant of Vlad the Impaler to the fascinating evidence that Robin Hood was a vampire. Be entranced by dozens of true accounts, real-life stories, and candid interviews with actual vampires who reveal their strange rituals and intriguing practices. Sink your teeth into the truth as you learn how modern-day vampires feed on blood and psychic energy, how they awaken to their true nature, where they live, and a horde of other chilling facts that will leave you beguiled and begging for more. "We vampires are here. And we have been watching you humans for quite some time . . ."
The Occult Truth
Paperback ISBN: 1567183808
Discover the strange world of the undead and the proof that creatures of the night exist when you read Vampires by Konstantinos. The facts about vampires are stranger than anything you may have read, heard, or imagined before. In Vampires you''ll learn the truth about the undead. It rips away the myth and exposes the habits and lifestyles of these beings. Vampires reveals the occult truths about these creatures including actual first-person encounters with vampires of all typesthe ancient undead of folklore, contemporary mortal blood drinkers, and the most dangerous creatures of all: psychic vampires who intentionally drain the life force from their victims. - Learn about the four types of vampires - Read about vampire legends from around the world - Discover vampires from history, including: - Arnold Paole of Serbia - Peter Plogojowitz and the Count de Cabreras of Hungary - The vampire of Croglin Grange, Cumberland, England - Countess Elizabeth Bathory, responsible for up to 650 deaths - Gilles de Rais - Fritz Haarman, of Germany, from ninety years ago - John Haigh of Yorkshire, England, from just before WWII - And of course, the real Vlad Dracula - Present-day blood drinkers - How to protect yourself from vampires Included are letters from contemporary vampires. You will be shocked and surprised as you discover what these people are really like. Besides learning about the psychic vampire that unintentionally drains you of your energy as well as the intentional psychic vampire, you''ll learn rituals for protection and methods to avoid falling into their clutches. Vampires finally reveals the truth about the undead. You will be fascinated when you discover who they were and what they are now, and you''ll be grateful when you learn how to protect yourself from them. This is not a book of fantasy and imagination, but of science, history, and spirituality.
Vampires in Their Own Words
An Anthology of Vampire Voices
Paperback ISBN: 0738712205
"There's no book available on the vampire culture today with the range, depth, and diversity of Belanger's Vampires in Their Own Words." —Katherine Ramsland, author of Piercing the Darkness and The Science of Vampires "Belanger gives empathetic access to an emergent new magical-religious community . . . An important sourcebook for both the scholar and inquiring public." —J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion, and author of The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead The code of silence has been broken For this anthology, vampire Michelle Belanger convinced nearly two dozen real-life vampires to break the code of silence that has kept their fascinating subculture shrouded in secrecy. Sometimes provocative, sometimes surprisingly down-to-earth, these candid firsthand accounts come from both psi vampires who feed on energy and sanguine vampires who drink actual blood. Their true stories shed light on a variety of topics, including awakening to vampirism, the compulsion to feed and feeding practices, donor ethics and etiquette, and vampire traditions and codes of behavior.
The Lexicon of the Living Vampire
Paperback ISBN: 1578634806
Since the dawn of civilization the vampire has danced through the dreams and nightmares of every culture, expressed in folklore, literature, and art. Today, this fascination resonates in popculture, through hit television shows and movies and bestselling books. But what does it mean to be a vampire, a living and modern vampire? What many do not realize is that the Living Vampire is on a serious, lifelong spiritual path. Best known as Strigoi Vii, the Living Vampire is one who has embarked on a serious and lifelong spiritual path. Not just "kids in capes," the members of this magickal community seek to live in glamour and ritual every day. The Vampyre Sanguinomicon provides a profound perspective on the Vampyre culture, traditions, movement and philosophies, which are intended to challenge and inspire your views. Chapters include Vampyre Ritual, Vampyre Sensuality, Beginning Vampyrism, and The Vampyre Wedding.