Stalking the Vampire

  • by Mike Resnick
  • Narrated by Peter Ganim
  • 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

It's Halloween, and John Justin Mallory's partner, Winnifred Carruthers, has been so busy preparing for the biggest holiday of the year (in his Manhattan, anyway) that she seems short of energy and pale. Mallory is worried that she's been working too hard. Then he notices the two puncture marks on her neck....On this night when ghosts and goblins are out celebrating, detective Mallory must stalk the vampire who has threatened Winnifred and killed her nephew. With the aid of Felina, the catgirl, Mallory and Carruthers investigate clubs and lairs that only seem to exist on this one night of the year.His hunt takes him to Creepy Conrad's Cut-Rate All-Night Mortuary, where he questions the living and the dead; to the Annual Zombies' Ball, to learn more about the undead; to the Hills of Home Cemetery, where the vampire sleeps by day; and to Battery Park, where all of Manhattan's bats come to feed and sleep.Along the way, he meets a few old friends and enemies, and a host of strange new inhabitants of this otherworldly Manhattan.Locked in an intriguing battle of wits with the millennia-old vampire, Mallory has until dawn if he is to save his trusted partner.

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What the Critics Say

"Readers with a taste for supernatural whimsy will find much to enjoy." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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funny

If you liked the first book in this series, Stalking the Unicorn, you will love this sequel. It is filled with humor and creates a great world in the alternate New York.

The narrator has a unique voice and is well suited for the book.

I look forward to the third book in the series, Stalking the Dragon, I just wish the other John Justin Mallory short stories were collected and released in audio format...
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- Amazon Customer

a good stab

A fun read a little long in parts and full of corny humor but a nice blend of fantasies tong and check, and throw back to the old 40’s detective novel
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- Patrick A.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-12-2008
  • Publisher: Audible Studios