Abraham "Bram" Stoker (November 8, 1847 – April 20, 1912) was an Irish novelist and short story writer, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula. During his lifetime, he was better known as personal assistant of actor Henry Irving and business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London, which Irving owned.

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The Dracula Tape

Count Dracula tells his own version of his fateful journey to England in 1891, presenting a surprising revision to the well-known tale.










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The Holmes-Dracula File

Sherlock Holmes faces a terrible crisis: a ring of criminal masterminds has threatened to loose thousands of plague-infected rats into the streets of London. Meanwhile a lone killer sows the city of corpses, drained of blood to the last drop.









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An Old Friend of the Family

The Southerland family left the old world to start anew in America, but little did they know that a blood-feud, older than history itself, would follow them through the generations to come. Kate Southerland, the first born of the latest generation of Southerlands, has been murdered, but she is not dead. Her little brother, Johnny, has also vanished, a severed, bloody finger the only clue. But the Southerlands have no clue what they've fallen into. Their enemy is no mortal madman, but the undying mistress of evil enchantment, Morgan Le Fay, and the Southerlands are not her true target. She seeks to do battle with their protector, the only man who is capable of saving this mortal family from a war they've never realized was waged.




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Thorn

The immortal Count Dracula, Vlad Tepes Prince of Wallachia, hunts the murderous art thieves who have stolen the portrait of his lost love. But the thieves are after more than art. From the Master Vampire they would steal the very secrets of life and death








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Dominion

When two ancient, ruthless beings, locked in a struggle for the ultimate magic Weapon, bring their blood feud to New York, Vlad Tepes races to hide the coveted weapon.








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A Matter of Taste

After more than a decade, the Chicago-based Southerland family again finds itself involved with the 500-year-old fiend who loved their great-great-grandmother in Bram Stoker's original story. Finding the Count (now known as Uncle Matthew) poisoned and comatose in his upscale condo, John Southerland and his fiancee try to nurse him to health while defending the apartment against various living and "undead" foes. They also discover a tape-recorded autobiography telling of the Count's early bloodsucking days and his encounters with 15th-century legends Cesare and Lucretia Borgia, who may be masterminding the current attack.





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A Question of Time

Sixty years after Conservation Corps worker Jake Rezner disappeared without a trace into the Grand Canyon. Private detective Joe Keogh is hired to locate a missing girl in that area and stumbles upon an ancient mystery.








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The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Seance for a Vampire

A seance held in an aristocratic London home goes horribly awry when one of the undead nosferatu appear. The resulting chaos leaves one of the fraudulent spiritualists dead, Sherlock Holmes missing, and Dr. Watson alone and mystified. With time running out, Watson has no choice but to summon the only one who might be able to help: Holmes' vampire cousin, Prince Dracula.






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A Sharpness on the Neck

In 1790s France, Philip Radcliffe, an illegitimate son of Benjamin Franklin, befriends Vlad Dracula, thereby incurring the enmity of Vlad's brother, Radu. Two hundred years later, a Radcliffe descendant and his bride are kidnapped and imprisoned by one Mr. Graves. For their own protection, he says. In fact, Radu is on the prowl again, and the Dracula version of a family feud has caught up with the young couple.








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Matthew Maule has seen many horrific things in his five hundred years as one of the most powerful vampires in the world. But even his formidable talents cannot predict the unthinkable acts about to occur within his own home. When the vampire Dickon and his human partner appear in the middle of the night frightened for their lives, Matthew offers them protection. They carry with them a small Egyptian statue of great value and many secrets. By morning, Matthew has woken from a mysterious trance to discover that Dickon’s human friend has been brutally murdered, the vampire has gone missing, and their statue has been smashed to pieces. Matthew has also made a dangerous new enemy, one who possesses strength even Matthew may be no match for. For the statue is no ordinary artifact, but one of six replicas. However, only one contains a gem in the center, a stone of unimaginable magical power that could spell the end of humanity if it ever fell in the wrong hands.

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