The best and most influential female Vampires of the Victorian era. For many years these ladies were in the shadow of the men, Ruthven, Varney and Dracula, but even in the modern era no writer has really surpassed the images of these ladies as the ultimate 'vamps.' They are seminal creations in both horror and popular culture and sadly have taken a backseat to long. Now they are back.
I'm a book seller who has been at it all his adult life. Along the way I have been a book, magazine, ezine and newspaper editor and writer. I have purposely avoided the publishing establishment, because I have known many of them, and their incompetence and ignorance of literature as an art form is frightening. I write because it is a part of understanding what I have made my profession and i have done it for forty years now.read more