The Books of Blood combine the ordinary with the extraordinary while radiating the eroticism that has become Barker´s signature. Weaving tales of the everyday world transformed into an unrecognizable place, where reason no longer exists and logic ceases to explain the workings of the universe, Clive Barker provides the stuff of nightmares in packages too tantalizing to resist. Never one to shy away from the unimaginable or the unspeakable, Clive Barker breathes life into our deepest, darkest nightmares, creating visions that are at once terrifying, tender, and witty. The Books of Blood confirm what horror fans everywhere have known for a long time: We will be hearing from Clive Barker for many years to come. This first volume contains the short stories : ´´The Book of Blood,´´ ´´The Midnight Meat Train,´´ ´´The Yattering and Jack,´´ ´´Sex, Death, and Starshine,´´ and ´´In the Hills, the Cities.´´ 1. Language: English. Narrator: Simon Vance, Dick Hill, Peter Berkrot, Jeffrey Kafer, Chet Williamson, Chris Patton. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/006491/bk_acx0_006491_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A war is coming. A war of blood. And the world will never be the same... Ben is building an army. They come from far and wide, each with living weapons flowing in their veins. All ready to take on those hunting them down. But the Squad is ready too. When the battle takes from Ben, he will wreak unholy vengeance on those who cross him. Whether they be friend or foe. As he takes the final steps towards becoming the kind of monster he always feared. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lee Isserow. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/089200/bk_acx0_089200_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Ben Graham dreams of monsters. He has done ever since he witnessed his mother´s murder as a child. All too soon, Ben will become such a monster, as he plots to kill the man who took her life. But Ben will discover that not only are there real monsters out there.... He will learn that he is uniquely qualified to destroy them. Because Ben´s blood is not like everyone else´s. It´s alive. And it has a ravenous hunger that can´t be sated. In The Blood is a serialized novel, told in four parts. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lee Isserow. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/080924/bk_acx0_080924_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Revenge is a dish best served raw, and bloody as hell. Ben is in hiding, on the run with other escapees, and they have a plan. They´re going to find his father, find the truth. Wherever that takes them, however far they have to go.... They´re running out of time, as the Squad is hot on their tail. And they´ll do whatever it takes to capture Ben and his comrades. The only way they´ll survive is if they trust the blood. But after what they´ve seen it do - how many it´s killed - can they truly trust it? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lee Isserow. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/085393/bk_acx0_085393_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A ghost has invaded Henry Fitzroy´s home, beginning a dangerous nightly game in which Henry is allowed to ask a single question. If the answer is no, an innocent and unsuspecting person is killed. Henry soon comes to the horrifying realization that this wraith - and the others who join it - is using him to wreak vengeance on the people it holds responsible for its death. Henry can’t find the source of these murders on his own, so he calls on the one person he trusts to help - private investigator Vicki Nelson - with the small hope that they can stop these otherworldly forces, without losing their lives. Blood Debtalso includes a brand-new short story featuring Vicki and Henry! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Justine Eyre. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/003425/bk_adbl_003425_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Vicki Nelson, formerly of Toronto’s homicide unit and now a private detective, witnesses the first of many vicious attacks that begin plaguing the city of Toronto. As death follows unspeakable death, Vicki, in an attempt to stop these forces of dark magic, is forced to renew her tempestuous relationship with her former partner, Mike Celluci - along with another, unexpected ally…. Henry Fitzroy, the illegitimate son of King Henry VIII, has learned over the course of his long life how to blend with humans; how to deny the call for blood in his veins. Without him, Vicki and Mike would not survive the ancient force of chaos that has been unleashed upon the world - but in doing so, his identity may be exposed, and his life forfeited. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Justine Eyre. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/003421/bk_adbl_003421_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Vicki Nelson has received the call that no daughter ever wants to receive - that her mother has died. Marjory Nelson’s coworkers at the Queen’s University Life Science Department told her that she suffered a heart attack, and that they’d be waiting for Vicki to arrive in Kingston to make the funeral arrangements. But what begins as a personal tragedy turns into the most terrifying case of Vicki’s career, when her mother’s body disappears mysteriously from the funeral home. Someone at the University is determined to learn the secret of life after death… and they’ve decided to make Vicki’s mother part of their horrifying experiments. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Justine Eyre. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/003424/bk_adbl_003424_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
For centuries, the werewolves of Toronto have managed to live in peace and tranquility, hidden quietly away on their London, Ontario farm. But now, someone has learned their secret - and is systematically massacring this ancient race. The only one they can turn to is Henry Fitzroy, Toronto-based vampire and writer of bodice rippers. Forced to hide from the light of day, Henry can’t hunt the killer alone so he turns to Vicki Nelson for help. As they race against time to stop the murderer, they begin to fear that their combined talents may not be enough to prevent him from completing his deadly plan. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Justine Eyre. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/003422/bk_adbl_003422_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
An evil being has been sealed away for centuries in a sarcophagus never meant to be opened, waiting patiently for his chance to rise again. Now, brought to the Egyptology Department of Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum, the seals and spells that imprisoned him chipped away from his discoverers, he has reached forth to claim the minds and souls of Toronto’s unsuspecting citizens. And only three people have any sense that something is wrong…. For Henry Fitzroy, it begins with terrifying images of the sun, a marker of death for a vampire. Fearing for his sanity, he turns to his sometimes-lover, private investigator Vicki Taylor, for help. As the two struggle to cope with Henry’s obsession, Vicki’s closest friend and former partner, Mike Celluci, is following up on two mysterious deaths at the museum, certain that a force from beyond the grave is responsible for everything. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Justine Eyre. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/003423/bk_adbl_003423_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.