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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Vampires

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2002

    Serious omission in this book. Where is Lori Herter?

    I was so excited to see this book in the store. I have been a fan of vampire lore for as long as I can remember. I was even more excited to see the chapter entitled 'Grave Plots and Toothsome Tales' and in this chapter on page 238 the heading 'Passion Parasites'. Here the author mentions the genre of vampire romances, along with many of the talented authors that write these great tales. I was however, very dismayed to see that, author LORI HERTER was left out of this list of writers. Ms. Herter's Obession series, which included four titles, Obsession, Possession, Confession and Eternity pioneered the modern day vampire romance genre. The authors mentioned in Mr. Stevenson's book are all authors with their vampire romances still on the shelves, while Ms. Herter's series is out of print. But, I feel, with the proper research, Mr. Stevenson would have seen, that Lori Herter's name and contribution to the world of vampire romance literature would have been a 'must mention' in his book. This omission leaves me to wonder, what and/or who else did Mr. Stevenson omit simply because it would have required more detailed research. Hopefully, in the future, other books and guides dealing with this subject, will not only mention and feature Lori Herter, but they will interview Ms. Herter and use that interview as their opening to the introduction of the world of vampire romance.

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  • Posted January 18, 2010

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    Great Background Information

    Easy to understand, great guide compiled with background information, impressive facts. Educational book for the current fiction trend.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 7, 2013

    Vampires

    Vampires are sooooo cool. I wish i could be one

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 9, 2012

    Love Love Love!

    I have always been a fan of vamps, but this book made me even more of a fan! It is sooo easy to understand and a great guide too.

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