Author(s): Anne Rice
After 6000 years of stillness, Akasha, mother of vampires and Queen of the Damned has risen from her sleep. Her monstrous plan of ruling the worlds of the living and the undead must be stopped. The challenge is left to the vampire Lestat, for it was he who woke her from her sleep.
'By filtering staple mythic conventions through her own gothic sensibility, Anne Rice is able to create an entertaining legend of her own' - NEW YORK TIMES 'The text pulses with menace, mystery and violence, and with sensuality verging on erotica' - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 'Imaginative ... intelligently written ... This is popular fiction of the highest order' USA TODAY
Anne Rice is the author of the celebrated series of gothic novels featuring the vampire Lestat. As Anne Rampling and A.N. Roquelaure she is one of the best contemporary writers of erotic fiction.