Blood Society

Blood Society

by Jeffrey Thomas


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781889186894
Publisher: Necro Publications
Publication date: 10/11/2011
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.53(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jeffrey Thomas (born 1957[) is a prolific writer of science fiction and horror, best known for his stories set in the nightmarish future city called Punktown, such as the novel Deadstock (Solaris Books) and the collection Punktown (Ministry of Whimsy Press), from which a story was reprinted in St. Martin's The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror #14. His fiction has also been reprinted in Daw's The Year's Best Horror Stories XXII, The Year's Best Fantastic Fiction and Quick Chills II: The Best Horror Fiction from the Specialty Press. He has been a finalist for the Bram Stoker Award (Best First Novel) for Monstrocity, and a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for Deadstock.

Other books by Thomas include the novels Letters from Hades (Bedlam Press) and Monstrocity (Prime Books), and the novella Godhead Dying Downwards (Earthling Publications). The German edition of Punktown has cover art by H. R. Giger.

Jeffrey Thomas lives in Massachusetts.

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Blood Society 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Al Capone meets Raziel (LEGEND OF KAIN: SOUL REAVER). Historically accurate to the detail and the characters are well-fleshed out. It is hard to find a unique vampire story of late, but BLOOD SOCIETY is just that. A fresh spin on vampires and the supernatural in general (and no they don't sparkle!). One of the most intriguing aspects of this story is the amount of metaphysical spec that Mr. Thomas puts into it. For anyone that has enjoyed the alter reality of games such as SOUL REAVER and SILENT HILL, this is a real treat. For the historian, the Part I is incredibly accurate down to the first recorded drive-by shooting that made Hymie Weiss so popular in his heyday before Capone's chopper squads finally got to him. On the literary side, the book is very well written both grammatically and in terms of pacing. Great dialogue, a plot that maintains momentum and interest, and a once-cliche theme becomes so twisted in Jeffrey Thomas's hands that it lures you in like a meat market train wreck. He makes an already vile concept very disturbing at times. Without spoiling, one of my favorite themes is that of circus romance embraced with true Jeffrey Thomas flair between his horrendous Two-Face mobster and a most unlikely bride. Well worth the read!
Tara_Florida More than 1 year ago
Very very COOL novel. Highly recommended. From the sicilian catacombs to Capone-era Chicago, follow a very original vampire from the early 1900s Sicilian catacombs to Capone-era Chicago to modern-day run-ins with demonic Asian gangs. Violent, sexy, elegant horror, and like I said, just a very COOL read.