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Nancy Kilpatrick Books In Order

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Publication Order of The Darker Passions Books

Dracula (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Frankenstein (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Fall of the House of Usher (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Pit and the Pendulum (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Picture of Dorian Gray (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Carmilla (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Jason X Books

Planet of The Beast (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
To The Third Power (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Power of the Blood Books

Near Death (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Child of the Night (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Reborn (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bloodlover (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Thrones of Blood Books

Revenge of the Vampir King (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sacrifice of the Hybrid Princess (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Abduction of Two Rulers (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Savagery of the Rebel King (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anguish of the Sapiens Queen (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Classic World of Darkness Fiction Books

Vampire Diary (By: Robert E. Weinberg) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Caravan of Shadows (By: Richard Lee Byers) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
On a Darkling Plain (By: Richard Lee Byers) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Conspicuous Consumption: Werewolf (By: Stewart von Allmen) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
On a Darkling Plain (By: Richard Lee Byers) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wyrm Wolf (By: Edo Van Belkom) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mage: Such Pain (By: Don Bassingthwaite) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Netherworld (By: Richard Lee Byers) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vampire (By: Richard Lee Byers) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
House of Secrets (By: James A. Moore) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Breathe Deeply (By: Don Bassingthwaite) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beyond the Shroud (By: Doug Gregory) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Ebon Mask (By: Richard Lee Byers) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Road to Hell (By: Robert E. Weinberg) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vampire (By: Doug Murray) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hell Storm (By: James A. Moore) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Call To Battle (By: Doug Murray) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
As One Dead (With: Don Bassingthwaite) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Ascension Warrior (By: Robert E. Weinberg) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Watcher (By: Charles L. Grant) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
War in Heaven (By: Robert E. Weinberg) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Kingdoms (By: Richard Lee Byers) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Eternal Hearts (By: Lucy Taylor) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Haunting the Dead (By: Seth Lindberg,Stefan Petrucha,Allen Rausch) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Orpheus Haunting the Dead (By: Seth Lindberg,Stefan Petrucha,Allen Rausch) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Orpheus Haunting the Dead (By: Seth Lindberg,Stefan Petrucha,Allen Rausch) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Dracul (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cold Comfort (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Eternal City (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Farm Wife (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wild Hunt (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vampyre Theatre (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Collections

The Vampire Stories of Nancy Kilpatrick (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vampyric Variations (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nancy Kilpatrick's Vampyre Theater (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Goth Bible (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of World of Darkness Books

Mister Magick (By: Edo Van Belkom) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Black Wings Books

Black Wings (By: S.T. Joshi) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Wings of Cthulhu 2 (By: S.T. Joshi) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Wings III: New Tales of Lovecraftian Horror (By: S.T. Joshi) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Wings of Cthulhu (By: S.T. Joshi) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Wings of Cthulhu (By: S.T. Joshi) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Wings V (By: S.T. Joshi) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Wings of Cthulhu (By: S.T. Joshi) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Best New Zombie Tales Books

with Jonathan Maberry, Bev Vincent, David Niall Wilson, Joe McKinney, Ray Garton, Tim Lebbon, Tim Waggoner, Steven A. Roman, Mort Castle, Harry Shannon, John Everson, Simon Wood, Kealan Patrick Burke, Gary McMahon, Nate Southard, Jeff Strand, Cody Goodfellow, Rio Youers, James Newman, Paul Kane, Nate Kenyon, Jeremy C. Shipp, Robert Swartwood, Kim Paffenroth, James Roy Daley, JessicaBrown, Derek Gunn, Narrell M. Harris
Best New Zombie Tales Vol. 1 (By: James Roy Daley,JessicaBrown) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Zombie Tales Vol. 2 (By: David Niall Wilson,Tim Waggoner,Steven A. Roman,Mort Castle,John Everson,Cody Goodfellow,James Newman,Nate Kenyon,James Roy Daley,Derek Gunn) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Zombie Tales Vol.3 (With: Joe McKinney,Nate Southard,Paul Kane,Jeremy C. Shipp) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Zombie Tales Trilogy (With: Jonathan Maberry,Bev Vincent,David Niall Wilson,Joe McKinney,Ray Garton,Tim Lebbon,Tim Waggoner,Mort Castle,Harry Shannon,John Everson,Simon Wood,Kealan Patrick Burke,Gary McMahon,Jeff Strand,Cody Goodfellow,Rio Youers,Paul Kane,Nate Kenyon,Jeremy C. Shipp,Robert Swartwood,Kim Paffenroth,James Roy Daley,Narrell M. Harris) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Mammoth Book of... Books

The Mammoth Book of 20th Century Science Fiction (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of 20th Century Science Fiction, Volume I (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anthology series.

Publication Order of Anthologies

The Mammoth Book of Vampires(1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sinistre: An Antholgy of Rituals(1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deathport(1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
100 Vicious Little Vampire Stories(1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Northern Frights III(1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Dracula(1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Northern Frights IV(1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Arrowdreams: An Anthology of Alternate Canadas(1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Horrors!: 365 Scary Stories(1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In the Shadow of the Gargoyle(1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Whispered from the Grave(1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Terrors 5(2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Graven Images(2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Queer Fear(2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unnatural Selection of Darwinian Nightmares(2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women(2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Terrors 6(2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Seven Seasons of Buffy: Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Discuss Their Favorite Television Show(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vivisections(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Outsiders(2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mondo Zombie(2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bits of the Dead(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hellbound Hearts(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Campus Chills(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vampires: Dracula and the Undead Legions(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Vampire Tales, Vol. 1(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Zombie Tales Vol.3(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Evolve Two: Vampire Stories of the Future Undead(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Evolve 2(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Halloween(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Necro Files(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Danse Macabre(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Zombie Tales Trilogy(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Devil's Coattails(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Slices of Flesh(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Extreme Zombies(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories by Women(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stamps, Vamps & Tramps(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Expiration Date(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Sisters: Vampire Stories By Women(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
nEvermore! Tales of Murder, Mystery and the Macabre(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In the Shadow of Frankenstein(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In the Footsteps of Dracula(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Voices: A Lycan Valley Charity Anthology(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fright Into Flight(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revisiting the Undead(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lovecraft Mythos New & Classic Collection(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Alchemy Press Book of Horrors 2(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Pulp Horror Book of Phobias, Vol II(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Horror Zine’s Book of Werewolf Stories(2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

A Canadian horror writer, the author Nancy Kilpatrick is one that has been making her mark for a number of years now, having developed her craft and gift for building suspense and fear for quite some time, drawing her readers in, and creating a foreboding sense of terror that keeps readers on the edges of their seats. She does this in a manner that is completely idiosyncratic to her too, creating a style that is entirely her own, whilst also staying true to and respecting the roots of the genre. This is done with both wit and intelligence, whilst also not forgetting to scare the reader, something which she manages thanks to her unpredictable nature, leaving the reader only guessing as to what could possibly come next. Her characters are also extremely well written too, as they really bring the story to life, as she really understands the concept of relating her readers to the action in order to create chills. Creating a sense of empathy with her leading protagonists, she allows the reader to form a connection with her characters, something which is massively beneficial for her style of story-telling, as she leaves them feeling frightened.

Not only that, but she also manages to get her message across too, as she always has something to say, using brevity to get her ideas across in the most direct manner possible. She also uses elements of erotica in many of her stories and series too, something which really manages to take her work up to another level for her many readers worldwide. Drawing upon a variety of different ideas and concepts, she really allows her readers to feel a part of the action too, something which also helps to create a sense of dread in her audience. This goes some way towards explaining how she has come to be such a worldwide sensation, with both the critic and the general public alike singing her many praises. Winning many awards too, she has also gained the ‘Arthur Ellis Award’ for best short story, along with her being finalist for the ‘Bram Stoker Aurora Award’ on multiple occasions too. Going under the name of Amarantha Knight too, she has worked at building her brand on a global scale, with readers from all backgrounds discovering something within her work. With her many successful series and franchises too, this is something that’s expected to continue on into the foreseeable future for some time to come.

Early and Personal Life

Growing up in Canada, the future author to be Nancy Kilpatrick would focus upon her love and passion for writing from a very early age. This would progress throughout the years, as she would continue to nurture this love of her craft as time went on, leading to her becoming one of the biggest voices within the horror genre to date. Still writing and traveling the world on a regular basis, she enjoys visiting catacombs and tombs for new ideas and inspiration, as she writes from her home in Montreal with her calico cat Felix.

Writing Career

Bringing out her first full novel in 1994, she would make her debut with the title ‘Near Death’, which would also go on to be chronologically the second in the ‘Power of the Blood World’ series of novels. She would later go on to create the ‘Thrones of Blood’ series in 2017, with a whole range of books released prior to then as well, including a number of anthologies too. Prior to her first book, she would make a contribution to the anthology ‘The Year’s Best Horror Stories XX’ in 1992, something which would lead to her name becoming widely recognized. With a lot more planned in the years to come, she is continually maintaining her presence both online and off, as she doesn’t seem to be stopping any time soon.


This would be the third title in the now much loved ‘Power of the Blood World’ series of novels, as it would carry on in much the same vein as the previous novels. Originally brought out in 1994, it would be released not long after the first, with it being published through the Mosaic Press publishing label to an already eagerly awaiting audience. With tales of terror and horror, this heads straight for the fear factor, as it conjures up an extremely terrifying vision of true horror for the reader.

Creating a fun and vivid portrait of vampires, this is one book and series that isn’t afraid to shy away from some of the darker aspects of the genre. The characters themselves are also extremely well drawn, something which presented something new for the genre as, up until then, they had typically been cardboard caricatures. Set in a dark unlit underworld too, it really manages to turn many of the conventions on their head, creating something entirely new and different in the process.

Looking at vampires in tombs, this heads into a dark and shadowy underworld, taking the reader on a journey into the darker recesses of the human psyche. Featuring stories of vampires that the audience find themselves relating to and even empathizing with, it takes a look at what lurks deep within the shadows. Avoiding the cliches of the genre, it creates a fully vivid portrait of these vampires lives, loves and losses, as it really brings them into the light. What will the reader find? Can they escape the terror that awaits them? Who will be reborn?

The Darker Passions: Frankenstein

Initially released through the ‘Crossroad Press and Macabre Ink Digital’ publishing outlet, this would mark the third title in ‘The Darker Passions’ series. Working as a stand-alone, it would follow on thematically from the others. Released on the 2nd of September, it was originally published in 2012.

Telling the traditional story of Doctor Frankenstein, this approaches the story from a more erotic angle, taking into account the rising passions of the scientist. Creating experiments that go against the very fabric of nature, he creates monstrosities that also look into the nature of both man and woman. This then incorporates a number of sexual aspects into it as well, as he finds out what lust and love are really all about. What will he discover? Can he keep his sanity intact? What will become of the darker passions and Frankenstein?

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