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8 Scariest Vampires in Literature

The horror genre's oldest characters continue to spook, so keep the garlic handy.

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Those Who Hunt the Night

Those Who Hunt the Night

By Barbara Hambly

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Interview with a Vampire

By Anne Rice

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Let the Right One In

By John Ajvide Lindqvist

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Fevre Dream

By George R.R. Martin

The Vampyre

The Vampyre

By John William Polidori

Carmilla

Carmilla

By J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Dracula

Dracula

By Bram Stoker

A Thirst for Blood

A Thirst for Blood

By Lt. Ray Biondi and Walt Hecox