Book Reviews

Blood Canticle (The Vampire Chronicles) by Anne Rice

Lestat is back with a vengeance and in thrall to Rowan Mayfair. Both demon and angel, he is drawn to kill but tempted by goodness as he moves among the pantheon of Anne Rice’s unforgettable characters. Julien Mayfair, his tormentor; Rowan, witch and neurosurgeon, who attracts spirits to herself, casts spells on others and finds herself dangerously drawn to Lestat; Patsy, country and western singer, who was killed by Quinn Blackwood and dumped in a swamp; Ash Templeton, a 5,000 year old Taltos whose genes live on in the Mayfairs.…

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Violin * Anne Rice – Book review

I usually like Anne Rice books and I was truly enthralled by the Chronicles of the Vampires and the Mayfair witches series. I even liked one of her older books – Belinda. I can’t say I liked “Violin”. Written in 1996, it cannot be seen as a timeless book as some of the issues are specific from that era – fear of AIDS, death from AIDS, fear of losing the body shape and growing old.…