Life in Dullsville has become far from dull for goth-girl Raven. After meeting Alexander Sterlinga night-thriving, shadowy dream guyher dark world suddenly has a bright glow. But as in her favorite movie, Kissing Coffins, Raven knows that love always has its complications. And Alexander has a secreta secret she must quietly guard. When he mysteriously disappears, Raven finds herself on a dangerous chase to find him. What she encounters is more terrifying than she could have imaginedincluding a life-transforming decision she may not be ready to sink her teeth into. In Kissing Coffins Ellen Schreiber presents a chilling and suspenseful sequel to her popular tale of an unusual teen romance, Vampire Kisses.
©2005 Ellen Schreiber (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers
In her small town, dubbed Dullsville, 16-year-old Ravena vampire-crazed goth-girlis an outcast. But not for long. The intriguing and rumored-to-be haunted mansion on top of Benson Hill has stood vacant and boarded-up for years. That is, until its mysteriously strange new occupants move in. Who are these creepy peopleespecially the handsome, dark, and elusive Alexander Sterling? Or rather, what are they? Could the town prattle actually ring true? Are they vampires? Raven, who secretly covets a vampire kiss, both at the risk of her own mortality and Alexanders loving trust, is dying to uncover the truth. Ellen Schreibers spooky and stirring romance tells the story of two outsiders who fall in love in a town where conformity reigns, and ends with a shocking surprise.
©2003 Ellen Schreiber (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers
For goth-girl Raven, dating her dream boyfriend is complicated, especially because Alexanders secret means that they can see each other only at night. And now the pair must be extra wary in the dark with Alexanders archrival, Jagger, appearing around town. As if Jagger isnt enough cause for worry, Luna, his strikingly pale sister, has also surfaced and seems to have her sights set on Ravens longtime nemesis, Trevor. Together, Raven and Alexander must begin a terrifying search for Jagger and Lunas hideout to drive them awaythat is, if its not already too late to save Dullsville from becoming Vampireville. In the latest installment of her popular Vampire Kisses books, Ellen Schreiber continues the startling story of two teen outsidersshe from the mortal world and he from the Underworldwho share a thrilling, extraordinary romance.
©2006 Ellen Schreiber (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers
Theres a new vampire in town. His name is Valentine Maxwell. Goth-girl Raven knows this latest intruder can only mean troublehes the younger sibling of two vampires she fought to drive out of Dullsville. But when her brother, Billy, befriends this dangerous tween night prowler, the stakes are suddenly higher. Though torn by the excitement of every teen girls fantasyattending the prom with her boyfriendRaven must do everything she can to protect Billy. Valentines appearance may pose even further threats. Could he somehow know Ravens innermost feelings about becoming immortal for her true love, Alexander? The far-from-ordinary romance of these two teen outsiders takes another surprise-filled spin in the fourth book of Ellen Schereibers applauded Vampire Kisses series.
©2007 Ellen Schreiber (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers
The morbidly monotonous Dullsville has finally become the most exciting place on earth, now that Raven is madly in love with her hot vampire boyfriend, Alexander, and a crew of vampires has taken residence in Dullsville's old mill. Raven discovers Jagger's plan to open a new club, the Crypt, right here in Dullsville. But is it her dream come true or her worst nightmare? Raven and Alexander have to figure out what the nefarious vampire has in store for Dullsville's teen and vampire population. Can Raven convince Jagger to listen to her plans to make the Crypt the morbidly magnificent dance club it could be? Will it be safe for mortals and vampires alike? And as Sebastian and Luna's relationship heats up, Raven wonders about her own amorous fate: Will Alexander ever turn her? Does he crave her and does he want to spend eternity together? And what does she really want? With cryptic secrets and cravings, this eighth installment in the Vampire Kisses series is a romantic and mysterious thrill ride.
©2011 Ellen Schreiber (P)2011 HarperCollins Publishers
Whats a reluctant viscount to do when the woman he cant have becomes the woman he cant live without?
©2020 Tracy Sumner (P)2020 Tracy Sumner
The main character in this short story is Gabriel Conroy and the entire short story takes place during his attendance at a holiday party, annually thrown by his aunts. Near the end of the party Gabriel sees his wife, Gretta, in a new and expanded way at the same moment when she is reminiscing on a song being sung at the party. Listen as James Joyce weaves harsh realities back into this story, as is characteristic with other stories in this series, "Dubliners".
©2018 James Joyce (P)2018 AB Books
Theres a hot new underground club in town
but membership lasts an eternity. Its summer break, and Raven knows she should stay put in Dullsville until her immortal love returns. But when she decides to go after Alexander, she cant resist a visit to her favorite Goth-spot, The Coffin Club. Sneaking inside, Raven is shocked to discover a secret door that leads to the entrance of another hidden club. Theres something peculiar about this cryptic hangoutand its too enticing for Raven to resist. Soon a dangerous battle for the clubs rule erupts between Alexanders old nemesis and a mysterious new guy. Can Raven avoid the clash before her curiosity lands her in serious trouble?
©2008 Ellen Schreiber (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers
Summer break is over, and Raven is hardly eager to be returning to Dullsville High. Not only does school mean daily interaction with preppy pest Trevor Mitchell, but her sleep-filled days and romantic nights with her immortal boyfriend, Alexander, must come to an end. Plus the shock of morning classes isn't the only change in store. An unexpected letter turns up at Alexander's mansion, announcing his parents will be coming to town. And once they arrive, just about everyone has had a sighting of the macabre couple except Raven. What could be delaying Alexander from introducing Raven to them? Could Alexander be hiding something about his parents' homecoming? When Raven is finally invited to the most thrilling dinner party of her life, the next turn of events could transform her entire future with Alexander. The sixth book in Ellen Schreiber's best-selling Vampire Kisses series takes an unusual twist in the continuing romance of Raven and Alexander.
©2009 Ellen Schreiber (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers
As a mortal girl dating a vampire, Raven knows that love isn't always easy. Now that Alexander's parents have returned to Romania, Raven and her dreamy vampire boyfriend are happy to resume their cryptic romance. But soon another visitor comes knocking: Sebastian, Alexander's best friend, arrives for a stay at the mansion. At first Raven is wary, then thrilled, this is the perfect chance to learn more about her darkly handsome boyfriend and his past. Raven has been wondering whether Alexander will ever bite her and make their love immortal, and Sebastian could be her guide to the love habits of Alexander and his kind. But when Sebastian falls for a particular Dullsvillian, will another mortal beat Raven to the bite? With suspense, danger, and a fabulous vampire party, this seventh book in the bestselling Vampire Kisses series continues the exciting nocturnal romance of Raven and Alexander.
©2010 Ellen Schreiber (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers