-SIMON & SCHUSTER AUTHOR-
JODY R. LaGRECA
Forever In Vein
In1895 — Ludwing Von Vanderblatt, a one-hundred-fifty year old vampire — attends Becky Williams’ Debutante Ball at Lakeview. The handsome stranger charms Becky and her parents, before luring Becky outside for his just desserts, which bind Becky to Ludwing for all eternity. Just as Ludwing is beholden to the beguiling Gretchen Talbot, a vampire from the cursed hamlet of Dudleytown, known for its compilation of British and American history with ties to King Henry VIII. Becky’s father takes a journey to the Vanderblatt farmhouse in Quakertown, Pennsylvania searching for answers — when a chain of events unfurl dark secrets …
Daniel Peck is a modern-day vampire, over a century old. He succumbs to his transformation on the Lusitania when the beautiful and ancient Veronica beguiles him. Daniel survives the sinking of the Lusitania, and when the Hindenburg explodes. Years later Daniel is a middle school substitute teacher in Baltimore, Maryland. He feeds off the energy of four students and turns them into zombie-like creatures who subsist on human remains. Daniel kills people for his thralls to devour, but the students prove difficult to control. Meanwhile Daniel encounters Annie Julliard, a lovely motel proprietor, and changes her into a white vampire. They marry and Daniel brings home the four thralls as his adopted children. From then on, things become very complicated…
Psychic vampire, Daniel Peck, lives on with vengeance and movie star madness in this sequel to BLOODLESS. Witness the illicit saga which leads to Marilyn Monroe’s untimely demise and more in this twisted tale of glamour and seduction. Uncover the mystery of The Stardust Inn and the love triangle between Daniel, hotel proprietor, Annie Julliard, and her sister Vicki — while the Omni powerful Veronicahas her own agenda. Meanwhile, FBI agent, Ronald Barrett, has been chasing Daniel down for over three decades for slaughtering his mother. Not your cookie cutter vampire tale, BLOODLUST is infused with horror, history and romantic suspense. It will illuminate your senses and take you to uncharted worlds beyond the imagination.
In the swinging 1960s, over one-hundred-year-old vampire, Daniel Peck, meets the fetching young artist named Georgia "Gigi" Carrington. She is just his type: Blood type that is. Their hot romance solders into flames when they vow never to see each other again after a blowup. The old vampire is now settled down with motel proprietor, Annie Julliard, at the Stardust Inn with his tween daughter Clarice, and infant son Louis. The vampire family faces a crisis when Annie's infamous house next to the motel is going to be repossessed. Annie vows to turn "Wall Street into Blood Street" to get her home aka "Vampire Ville" back. After a dispute regarding their finances Annie forces Daniel out. He reconnects with his old flame, Gigi. After a half-a-century apart, their reunion enfolds into an explosive connection and bloodcurdling conclusion to the "Bloodless Series" ...
In the dead of winter an isolated farmhouse in rural Pennsylvania becomes the setting of classic horror with a grisly edge. Fifty-year-old Richard Handler is a charming man with a dark side. Richard meets Christine Adams, a beautiful thirty-year-old blonde, in a shelter for battered women where she is hiding out from her ex-husband, Rex. Richard invites her to stay at his family farmhouse set on 250 acres until she becomes stabilized enough to be on her own. He ultimately charms Christine into getting married and they now have a baby on the way. Then during the most brutal winter in Wyoming since 1900, Richard’s abusive mother, Claire Handler, invades their love nest when she unexpectedly moves back home after being released from Twin Oaks asylum after a nervous breakdown. Claire is critical, overbearing, highly medicated and impossible to live with. Old anger spirals out of control, dark secrets are revealed and the consequences that unravel are unparalleled in WINTER HORRORLAND.