Horror Anthology: Dark Thirst

Horror Short Stories

Sorry I’m late to my own party but I had a little trouble with my website — mostly it didn’t want to let me in.

Today we’ll look at an older horror anthology which is still available in trade paperback and in e-book format.

In this collection, you’ll find several prominent African-American authors taking a stab at horror fiction as well as one author who had already won her first Stoker Award before this book came out and would go on to win two more: Linda Addison.

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Dark Thirst: An Anthology is an African-American horror anthology edited by Angela C. Allen  

Dark Thirst: An Anthology

Editor: Allen, Angela C.
Format: Trade Paperback
Page Count: 320pp.
Pub. Date: October 5, 2004
Publisher: Pocket Books

 
Publisher’s Summary:
A haunting anthology of vampire fiction — one that brings a colorful new dimension to one of the world’s most erotic and enduring myths. Featuring stories from some of today’s most popular African American writers:

Omar Tyree, writing as The Urban Griot: The Old South falls prey to a handsome young vampire with a real taste for the ladies. Love at first bite never hurt so good.

Angela C. Allen: The mafia is no match for the wicked charms of a beautiful young vampire once she’s let loose on the New York City streets.

Monica Jackson: Can a pair of fangs help a sister burn more calories? A full-figured woman goes on a thirst-quenching search for the perfect low-carb diet.

Linda Addison: It’s a matter of life and the living dead for a half-vampire whose greatest wish is to save lives . . . and become human again.

Donna Hill: A sensuous vampire thirsts for something more . . . but can she find it without getting a dagger in her own heart?

Kevin S. Brockenbrough: A vengeful vampire pushes one woman to the edge, unaware that her family secret gives her the power to fight back.

Table of Contents:

  • The Ultimate Diet by Monica Jackson
  • Vamp Noir by Angela C. Allen
  • Human Heat: The Confessions of an Addicted Vampire by The Urban Griot
  • Whispers During Still Moments by Linda Addison
  • The Touch by Donna Hill
  • The Family Business by Kevin S. Brockenbrough
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