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P.N. Elrod Books In Order

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Publication Order of Her Majesty's Psychic Service Books

The Hanged Man (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Jonathan Barrett, Gentleman Vampire Books

Red Death (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death and the Maiden (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death Masque (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dance of Death (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Lord Richard, Vampire Books

with Nigel Bennett
Keeper of the King (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
His Father's Son (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Quincey Morris, Vampire (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Siege Perilous (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Vampire Files Books

Lifeblood (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bloodlist (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bloodcircle (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Art in the Blood (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fire in the Blood (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood on the Water (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Chill in the Blood (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Dark Sleep (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lady Crymsyn (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cold Streets (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Song in the Dark (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Many Bloody Returns (With: Jim Butcher,Carolyn Haines,Kelley Armstrong,Charlaine Harris,Bill Crider,Sandra Burr,,,Elaine Viets,Rachel Caine,Toni L.P. Kelner,Christopher Golden,Jeanne C. Stein,Tanya Huff) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Devil You Know (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Road Rising (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Adventures of Myhr (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Ravenloft Books

Knight of the Black Rose (By:James Lowder) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vampire of the Mists (By:Christie Golden) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dance Of The Dead (By:Christie Golden) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Heart of Midnight (By:J. Robert King) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Carnival of Fear (By:J. Robert King) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Enemy Within (By:Christie Golden) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mordenheim (By:Chet Williamson) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales of Ravenloft (By:Brian M. Thomsen) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Scholar of Decay (By:Tanya Huff) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death of a Darklord (By:Laurell K Hamilton) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
King of the Dead (By:Gene DeWeese) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lord of the Necropolis (By:Gene DeWeese) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
I, Strahd (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spectre of the Black Rose (By:Voronica Whitney-Robinson,James Lowder) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Crusade (By:Ari Marmell) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Heaven's Bones (By:Samantha Henderson) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The War Against Azalin (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Stargate SG-1 (ROC) Books

Stargate SG-1 (By:Ashley McConnell) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stargate SG 1 (By:,Ashley McConnell) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Price You Pay (By:Ashley McConnell) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The First Amendment (By:Ashley McConnell) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Morpheus Factor (By:Ashley McConnell) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stepping Through the Stargate (With: Roxanne Conrad) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Kolchak: The Night Stalker Books

The Night Strangler (By:Richard Matheson) (1974)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fever Pitch (By:Stuart M. Kaminsky) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lambs to the Slaughter (By:) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Devil in the Details (By:Stefan Petrucha) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Get of Belial (By:) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kolchak the Night Stalker Volume 1 (By:Stuart M. Kaminsky) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Terror Within (By:C.J. Henderson,Stefan Petrucha) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bare Bones (By:) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kolchak the Night Staker Casebook (With: Robert J. Randisi,Christopher Golden) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Lovecraftian Horror (By:C.J. Henderson) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Kolchak Papers: The Original Novels (By:) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sound of Fear (By:) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Rise & Fall of Carl Kolchak (By:) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sherlock Holmes & Kolchak the Night Stalker (By:) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sherlock Holmes & Kolchak The Night Stalker: Cry Of Thunder (By:Nancy Holder) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Lost World (By:C.J. Henderson) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Compendium (By:Stuart M. Kaminsky,Christopher Golden) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Night Strangler Files (By:Richard Matheson,Chris Mills) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kolchak (By:C.J. Henderson) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Necronomicon (By:C.J. Henderson) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Big Book of Kolchak the Night Stalker (By:) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Night Stalker Chronicles (With: Stuart M. Kaminsky,Max Allan Collins) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Smart Pop Books

Seven Seasons of Buffy: Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Discuss Their Favorite Television Show (By:Scott Westerfeld,Charlaine Harris,Chelsea Quinn Yarbro,Kevin Andrew Murphy,Christie Golden,Sherrilyn Kenyon,Nancy Holder,Lawrence Watt-Evans,David Brin,Jacqueline Lichtenberg,Jean Lorrah,Laura Resnick,Sarah Zettel,Nancy Kilpatrick,Michelle West,,,,,Roxanne Longstreet Conrad,Jennifer Crusie) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and Religion in The Matrix (By:David Gerrold) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Five Seasons of Angel: Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Discuss Their Favorite Vampire (By:Chelsea Quinn Yarbro,Peter S. Beagle,Laura Anne Gilman,Sherrilyn Kenyon,Nancy Holder,Jacqueline Lichtenberg,Jean Lorrah,Josepha Sherman,Laura Resnick,Michelle Sagara West,Candace Havens,,Steven Harper,,,Roxanne Longstreet Conrad,,Jennifer Crusie) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stepping through the Stargate: Science, Archaeology and the Military in Stargate SG1 (With: Roxanne Conrad) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
What Would Sipowicz Do? Race, Rights and Redemption in NYPD Blue (By:) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Anthology at the End of the Universe: Leading Science Fiction Authors on Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (By:Stephen Baxter,John Shirley,,Lawrence Watt-Evans,Adam Roberts,Susan Sizemore,,Jacqueline Carey,Vox Day,Cory Doctorow,A.M. Dellamonica,,,,Maria Alexander) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Finding Serenity: Anti-heroes, Lost Shepherds and Space Hookers in Joss Whedon's Firefly (By:) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The War of the Worlds: Fresh Perspectives on the H. G. Wells Classic (By:Connie Willis,Mercedes Lackey,H.G. Wells,Mike Resnick,Stephen Baxter,Lawrence Watt-Evans) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Navigating the Golden Compass: Religion, Science & Daemonology in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials (By:) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alias Assumed: Sex, Lies And SD-6 (By:) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Farscape Forever! Sex, Drugs and Killer Muppets (By:) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Flirting With Pride And Prejudice: Fresh Perspectives On The Original Chick Lit Masterpiece (By:,Jennifer Crusie) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revisiting Narnia: Fantasy, Myth and Religion in C. S. Lewis' Chronicles (By:) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
King Kong Is Back! An Unauthorized Look at One Humongous Ape! (By:David Brin) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Totally Charmed (By:Maggie Shayne,Rebecca York,Jody Lynn Nye,Evelyn Vaughn,Tanya Huff,Vera Nazarian,Jennifer Crusie) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mapping the World of Harry Potter (By:Mercedes Lackey) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Man from Krypton: A Closer Look at Superman (By:) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Star Wars on Trial (By:David Brin) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Battle for Azeroth (By:Bill Fawcett) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Getting Lost (By:Orson Scott Card) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Boarding the Enterprise (By:Robert J. Sawyer,David Gerrold) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
James Bond in the 21st Century: Why We Still Need 007 (By:Leah Wilson) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Investigating CSI: Inside the Crime Labs of Las Vegas, Miami and New York (By:Leah Wilson) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
So Say We All: An Unauthorized Collection of Thoughts and Opinions on Battlestar Galactica (By:) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Earth's Last Days (By:Vox Day) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Literary Cash: Unauthorized Writings Inspired by the Legendary Johnny Cash (By:) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Webslinger: Unauthorized Essays On Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-man (By:Leah Wilson) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Halo Effect: An Unauthorized Look at the Most Successful Video Game of All Time (By:) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mind-Rain (By:Scott Westerfeld) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Serenity Found: More Unauthorized Essays on Joss Whedon's Firefly Universe (By:Alex Bledsoe) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Through the Wardrobe (By:Herbie Brennan) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A New Dawn: Your Favorite Authors on Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Series (By:Ellen Hopkins) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Secrets of the Dragon Riders: Your Favorite Authors on Christopher Paolini's Inheritance Cycle: Completely Unauthorized (By:) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Secrets of the Dragon Riders (By:) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
You Do Not Talk About Fight Club: I Am Jack's Completely Unauthorized Essay Collection (By:Chuck Palahniuk) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Dungeon #1: Adventures for TSR Role-Playing Games(1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vampire Detectives(1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dracula in London(2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kolchak the Night Staker Casebook(2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kolchak: The Night Stalker Casebook(2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark and Stormy Knights(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chicks Kick Butt(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hex Appeal(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

P.N Elrod is an urban fantasy, mystery, romance, and bestselling historical author. She’s also an editor having worked for DAW, Benbella Books, Ace science fiction and St Martin’s Griffin. The author self-published a limited edition novel under her imprint, Vampire Books.

Elrod was nominated for the RT Book Reviews Careers Achievement Award in Urban fantasy in 2010 and won the RT Book Pioneer Achievement Award in for crafting best Vampire fiction in 2011. Beach Girl won Ellery Queen’s Mystery Award in 2011. Elrod began her professional writing at TSR while doing gaming modules, and since then she has published more than twenty books her first being an urban fantasy series, Vampire Files. Elrod’s book, My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding was listed in USA Today bestseller list and won P.E.A.R.L Awards for best anthology in 2006.


Bloodlist in the debut novel in Vampire Files series about adventures of a Jack a news reporter in Chicago newly turned into a vampire. Jack Flemming wakes up dead on the beach after someone attempted to kill him, but due to his past affair with a female vampire, instead of dying he turns to be a vampire. He can’t remember what happened in the past few days after waking up with torn clothes and can’t see clearly in the dark. Jack can’t remember who killed him and with the assistance of a curious private investigator, Charles Escott they start tracking Jack’s history to find who murdered him and the reason behind it. Charles takes him as his client while solving his murder case since he is interested in his condition.

The whole book setting is in Chicago in the 1930s and has a lot of gangsters who troubled people during that time of depression. If Jack uses his powers to protect himself and Charles from being killed, then they will win the battle.

The story is more of a crime than a horror packed with many actions making it fun to read. It is a detective novel based on the fact that vampires do exist. Although Jack mostly makes good use of his powers, there are times he doesn’t use them well. He is an incredibly fun character with a resourceful way of living throughout the tale. His characterization provides a lot of fun counterpoints in the whole story which is very dark and complicated.

There are plenty of twists and turns and actions throughout the story with likable characters and a well-drawn and exciting plot. The author writes well, and the plot is interesting to read. There are many vampire elements, and he shows how Jack uses his powers to investigate his death and how he deals with his new diet and the sensitivity to light.


Lifeblood is the second book in Vampire Files series where we come across Jack and Escott once more. Jack has been looking for his lost love vampire, Maureen for the past five years but his new affair with a lady named Bobbi, a lady he saved from the mob has made him give up on the search. They appear to be in a relationship and spend most of the time together though jack still spends sometime assisting Escott with the investigations.
He then withdraws the personal advertisements from the newspapers and the absence of the posters brings attention, and things get worse when some vampire hunters appear to him together with Maureen’s elder sister. He realizes that he can’t just give up the search that easily and he has to do whatever it takes to find Maureen or find out what might have happened to her after they parted ways. The search is complicated by an old lady who appears to know more about his vampire powers, and she is trying to capture him. Jack finds himself followed by a number of the bad guys and he has to investigate why they want to kill him and the reason for that.

Both Jack and Escott decide that it would be good if some of Jack’s home earth to be kept t Escott’s place so that in case he does not find it easy returning to the hotel room, he can drive to Escott’s home to pick it. On the way to pull it, he realizes the vampire hunters are following him, but he manages to escape them.

After he collects the earth, he passes through his parent’s home only to find the Vampire hunters waiting for him there. He chases them away and returns to Chicago but still worried about his parents fearing that the vampires might harm them. Thinking that he has escaped the vampires, they begin following him again while in Chicago. He becomes anxious about his lover Bobbi afraid that the vampire hunters might decide to go after her.

His attention is diverted by an old lady, Gaylen Dumont, who responds to his advertisements in the papers and requests him to contact her to get information about Maureen. The old lady appears to be Maureen’s sister and gives Jack some information that which might be of help in the search for Maureen. However, there is more to Gylen than Jack realizes at first, and there is more danger to his girlfriend Bobbi that the vampire hunters. Jack faces a complicated situation that makes him realize that Maureen found herself in and it’s only through the help of his friend Escott that he can survive
The story is gravelly and has more emotional engagement from Jack than in the first book. Being a vampire makes him bombproof though he is still vulnerable because of the friends he has made and because of his own family. The story has some humor, and Jack is a very appealing character. The author uses gangsters and mobsters to create an intriguing crime story. The previous book explained Flemming’s death and how he coped with his new Vampirism. The remaining mystery of the woman who turned him into a vampire you find it in this second book though it doesn’t answer all the secrets, it helps in explaining her disappearance.

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