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Author: Otto Penzler Narrator: Allyson Ryan, Fred Sanders, Marc Cashman, Mark Deakins, Simon Vance, Stephen Hoye, Susan Duerden Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Vampire Archives Release Date: November 2010 ISBN: 9780307912268
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The Vampire Archives is the scariest, hungriest, undeadliest collection of vampire stories ever assembled. Dark, stormy, and delicious, once you’re in its clutches there's no escape. From the first to last bite, it's a bloody good read.

Including Stephen King, Tanith Lee, Dan Simmons, Bram Stoker, and Many Many More

Featuring:

·        The macabre dens of the immortal
·        Unexpected guests
·        Shadowy figures
·        Ancient mysteries Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Maggie | 11/3/2013

    " A wonderful compilation of short stories! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Vickiek | 7/31/2013

    " This was a book I could have passed over. It isn't very original. Basically, all the vampires contained in the stories are the old fashioned type...evil and without any depth. The writing is bland and charcters one dimensional. Don't bother with this book. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Francisco | 4/14/2013

    " I only read "Dracula's Guest", and I have to say that it was interesting enough to capture my attention, and remind me of how evil Dracula really is. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 TeraD | 1/31/2013

    " Several vampiric stories not all about the creatures, but some short stories concerning other types of vampirism. I really enjoyed some stories and others made me want to gouge my eyes out... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jennifer | 1/23/2013

    " I enjoyed reading this "old" vampire stories. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sadye | 11/20/2012

    " great collection of vampire tales. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Julie | 10/23/2012

    " I liked the variety of vampire literature. 'The Replacements' was awesome. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Karen | 8/22/2012

    " A collection of vampire stories. Some were good, some were boring...Never really enjoyed reading this book..Glad im done with this.. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Nancy | 4/19/2012

    " This was an okay read. I read stories by several authors that I haven't read before. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Max | 7/29/2011

    " It was a wonderful selection that I would fully recommend to a lot of young folk who are still under the impression that vampires sparkle. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Francisco | 5/8/2011

    " I only read "Dracula's Guest", and I have to say that it was interesting enough to capture my attention, and remind me of how evil Dracula really is. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Faby | 3/8/2011

    " i think some of the tales, are really great, some are not.i has a very funny way of thelling , some of they methaphors are GREAT and some are just...plain
    my fav tale was douglas, the young boy that knows he make a good investion, jaja is so o great but still, something when missing "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Nancy | 3/7/2011

    " This was an okay read. I read stories by several authors that I haven't read before. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Vickiek | 12/2/2010

    " This was a book I could have passed over. It isn't very original. Basically, all the vampires contained in the stories are the old fashioned type...evil and without any depth. The writing is bland and charcters one dimensional. Don't bother with this book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jennifer | 11/8/2010

    " I enjoyed reading this "old" vampire stories. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 TeraD | 11/5/2010

    " Several vampiric stories not all about the creatures, but some short stories concerning other types of vampirism. I really enjoyed some stories and others made me want to gouge my eyes out... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Maggie | 8/19/2010

    " A wonderful compilation of short stories! "

About the Author

Otto Penzler is the proprietor of the Mysterious Bookshop in New York City. He was publisher of The Armchair Detective, the founder of the Mysterious Press and the Armchair Detective Library, and created the publishing firm Otto Penzler Books. He is a two-time Edgar Award–winner and the recipient of the Ellery Queen Award. A New York Times bestselling editor of numerous anthologies, his work includes Murder for LoveMurder for RevengeMurder and ObsessionThe 50 Greatest Mysteries of All Time, and The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century. He lives in New York City.

About the Narrators

Allyson Ryan is an Earphones Award–winning voice actress who can be heard in commercials, promos, animation, and audiobooks. She has extensive experience on stage and television. In New York, she acted in and directed more than thirty plays. Her television credits include roles on Eleventh Hour, Law & Order, and One Life to Live. She has also appeared as “Mom” in several television commercials. Advertising Age nominated her for a Bobby Award in the best actress category for her work as the Duracell mom.

Fred Sanders, an actor and Earphones Award–winning narrator, has received critics’ praise for his audio narrations that range from nonfiction, memoir, and fiction to mystery and suspense. He been seen on Broadway in The Buddy Holly Story, in national tours for Driving Miss Daisy and Big River, and on such television shows as Seinfeld, The West Wing, Will and Grace, Numb3rs,Titus, and Malcolm in the Middle. His films include Sea of Love, The Shadow, and the Oscar-nominated short Culture. He is a native New Yorker and Yale graduate.

Marc Cashman, Earphones Award–winning narrator, was named one of the “Best Voices of the Year” by AudioFile magazine. His voice can be heard on radio, television, film, and video games. He also instructs voice actors through his classes, The Cashman Cache of Voice-Acting Techniques, in Los Angeles.

Mark Deakins is an AudioFile Earphones Award–winning narrator and actor whose television appearances include Head Case, Star Trek: Voyager, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. His film credits include Intervention, Star Trek: Insurrection, and The Devil’s Advocate. He wrote, directed, and produced the short film The Smith Interviews.

Simon Vance (a.k.a. Robert Whitfield) is an award-winning actor and narrator. He has earned more than fifty Earphones Awards and won the prestigious Audie Award for best narration thirteen times. He was named Booklist’s very first Voice of Choice in 2008 and has been named an AudioFile Golden Voice as well as an AudioFile Best Voice of 2009. He has narrated more than eight hundred audiobooks over almost thirty years, beginning when he was a radio newsreader for the BBC in London. He is also an actor who has appeared on both stage and television.

Stephen Hoye has worked as a professional actor in London and Los Angeles for more than thirty years. Trained at Boston University and the Guildhall in London, he has acted in television series and six feature films and has appeared in London’s West End. His audiobook narration has won him fifteen AudioFile Earphones Awards.

Susan Duerden is an actress and an Earphones Award–winning audiobook narrator. Her reading of The Tiger’s Wife by Téa Obreht earned her an AudioFile Best Voice Award and a Booklist Editors’ Choice Award. She has won ten AudioFile Earphones Awards. Here career spans film, television, theater, voice-overs, and animation. She has played critically acclaimed and award-winning theatrical roles on London’s West End and Off Broadway; acted in the features Lovewrecked and Flushed Away; and held a recurring role on ABC’s Lost.