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Dracula (Wild & Wanton Edition) by Lucy Hartbury

By Lucy Hartbury

Solicitor Jonathan Harker is fortunate to flee along with his lifestyles after he's duped into traveling Dracula's fortress. yet whereas recuperating from his ordeal, he doesn’t detect that his enemy is vacationing to England, the place his younger wife-to-be and her pal, Lucy, stay. while Lucy is struck down by means of an unknown affliction that takes a sinister flip, her good friend and health professional, John Seward is compelled to name in his outdated instructor, Van Helsing, to unravel the secret. Van Helsing's frightening conclusions throw all of them right into a determined conflict opposed to one in every of man's so much crafty and terrifying foes: count number Dracula.

Always a highly spiced novel, this model contains scenes that Victorian prudery stopped Bram Stoker from writing himself. have you puzzled what fairly occurred within the citadel among Jonathan Harker and Dracula's girls? Or in regards to the doomed courting among Arthur and Lucy? here's the recognized horror vintage printed in all its sensual glory.

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Why? Because from dawn till dusk, whatever the time of year, a vampire is clinically dead. If you examine me during the day, you’ll see no movement whatsoever: no heartbeat, no brain activity – nothing. I look like an extremely fresh corpse. As for what I feel like . . well, it’s exactly like being anaesthetised. Exactly.

Silver bullets over the Internet, for fifteen dollars each plus postage. ‘Here it is,’ said Dave. ‘Here’s the trademark. ’ It troubled me that the demand for silver bullets was big enough to sustain a viable business. ’ ‘Of course not,’ Horace rejoined. For a moment I actually thought that he might have something insightful to contribute. But then he drawled, ‘Most of these people must be after werewolves. Though they probably wouldn’t draw the line at shooting the odd vampire. ’ Horace has an irritating habit of teasing people as a form of stress relief.

Nobody knew. Not even Father Ramon. Horace began to claw at his hair. ‘This is bad,’ he shrilled. ’ Dave was getting antsy. ’ If he hadn’t started jerking me out of the room, I would have agreed. For all we knew, Casimir’s killer was in the neighbouring apartment, waiting to pick us off, one by one, as we made our exit. For all we knew, Bridget and Gladys and George were already dead. But I hate the way people assume that I’m brainless, just because I look like a kid. I hate the way they keep pushing me around.

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