The Vampire Chronicles

22 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 17,585 ratings

Interview with the Vampire Publisher's Summary

Here are the confessions of a vampire. Hypnotic, shocking, and chillingly erotic, this is a novel of mesmerizing beauty and astonishing force - a story of danger and flight, of love and loss, of suspense and resolution, and of the extraordinary power of the senses. It is a novel only Anne Rice could write.

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  • Book 1

    • Interview with the Vampire

    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 14 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,915
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,499
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,508

    Here are the confessions of a vampire. Hypnotic, shocking, and chillingly erotic, this is a novel of mesmerizing beauty and astonishing force - a story of danger and flight, of love and loss, of suspense and resolution, and of the extraordinary power of the senses. It is a novel only Anne Rice could write. From the Paperback edition.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unabridged at last - First class

    • By Hilary on 08-16-11

    Regular price: $33.60

    • Interview With The Vampire

    • The Vampire Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    In a darkened room a young man sits telling the macabre and eerie story of his life - the story of a vampire, gifted with eternal life, cursed with an exquisite craving for human blood. Anne Rice's compulsively readable novel is arguably the most celebrated work of vampire fiction since Bram Stoker's Dracula which was published in 1897.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • pretty good story i liked it

    • By Lana on 05-04-15

    Regular price: $20.24

  • Book 2

    • The Vampire Lestat

    • The Vampire Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 21 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,468
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,225
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,225

    Once an aristocrat in the heady days of pre-revolutionary France, now Lestat is a rockstar in the demonic, shimmering 1980s. He rushes through the centuries in search of others like him, seeking answers to the mystery of his terrifying exsitence. His story, the second volume in Anne Rice's best-selling Vampire Chronicles, is mesmerizing, passionate, and thrilling.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Finally unabridged! Excellently read, great listen

    • By Patricia on 06-29-11

    Regular price: $33.60

  • Book 3

    • The Queen of the Damned

    • The Vampire Chronicles, Book 3
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 20 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,806
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,626
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,636

    In a feat of virtuoso storytelling, Anne Rice unleashes Akasha, the queen of the damned, who has risen from a 6,000-year sleep to let loose the powers of the night. Akasha has a marvelously devious plan to "save" mankind and destroy the vampire Lestat in this extraordinarily sensual novel of the complex, erotic, electrifying world of the undead.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simon Vance is Perfect for This

    • By Sephethus on 06-26-12

    Regular price: $33.60

  • Book 4

    • The Tale of the Body Thief

    • The Vampire Chronicles, Book 4
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 18 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 780
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 702
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 704

    Lestat speaks. Vampire-hero, enchanter, seducer of mortals - for centuries he has been a courted prince in the dark and flourishing universe of the living dead. Lestat is alone. And suddenly, all his vampire rationale - everything he has come to believe and feel safe with - is called into question. In his overwhelming need to destroy his doubts and his loneliness, Lestat embarks on the most dangerous enterprise he has undertaken in all the danger-haunted years of his long existence.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Rice Turns Toward What It Is To Be Human

    • By R. Campbell on 11-09-15

    Regular price: $38.50

  • Book 5

    • Memnoch the Devil

    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 15 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 962
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 884
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 876

    "[ Memnoch] is one of Rice's most intriguing and sympathetic characters to date. . . . Rice ups the ante, taking Lestat where few writers have ventured: into heaven and hell itself. She carries it off in top form."( The Seattle Times)

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You'll question everything you ever believed!

    • By Paisley on 11-13-14

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Memnoch the Devil

    • The Vampire Chronicles 5
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 15 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In this terrifying novel from the phenomenally successful Anne Rice, the illustrious vampire Lestat makes a Faustian pact with devil. Satan has come to New Orleans with an enticing proposition. Under the name Memnoch, this lord of darkness takes Lestat on a tour through the boundaries of space and time, offering an alternative and personalised account of the Bible, exploring the events which shaped our world.

    Regular price: $25.58

  • Book 6

    • The Vampire Armand

    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Marosz
    • Length: 15 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 765
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 561
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 560

    In this installment of The Vampire Chronicles, Anne Rice summons up dazzling worlds to bring you the story of Armand - eternally young, with the face of a Botticelli angel. Armand first appeared in all his dark glory in the now-classic Interview with the Vampire. Also available abridged.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • New narrator needed...

    • By Christine on 03-15-09

    Regular price: $35.93

    • The Vampire Armand

    • The Vampire Chronicles 6
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Marosz
    • Length: 15 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Mesmerising, darkly erotic, terrifying, The Vampire Armand is an historic instalment to Anne Rice's internationally best-selling Vampire Chronicles. Magnificent and electrifying, The Vampire Armand tells the tale of the mesmerising leader of the vampire coven the Theatre des Vampires in Paris. This angel-faced killer was snatched from the steppes of Russia as a child and sold as a slave in Renaissance Venice.

    Regular price: $25.58

  • Book 7

    • Merrick

    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 901
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 639
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 644

    Anne Rice's richly told novel weaves an irresistible story of two worlds: the witches' world and the vampires' world, where magical powers and otherworldly fascinations are locked together in a dance of seduction, death, and rebirth.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator killed the story!

    • By CARLOS A MALAGON on 12-08-15

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Merrick

    • The Vampire Chronicles 7
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    When last the vampire Lestat was seen, he was rising from the dead in present-day New Orleans to walk again among Anne Rice's unforgettable undead. Now Lestat lives again but in a twilight world of music and memory. His charismatic friend Louis de Pointe du Lac is tortured by the memory of the child vampire, Claudia, whom he loved and lost. He calls on Merrick, a young and gorgeous mixed-race by-blow of the rich New Orleans Mayfair clan. To save Louis' sanity, Merrick must use her black witchcraft to call up the ghost of Claudia - however dangerous this may be.

    • The Vampire Chronicles 7
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 10-20-16
    • 5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: $23.44

  • Book 8

    • Blood and Gold

    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Roger Rees
    • Length: 18 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 942
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 621
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 627

    Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles continue with the return of Marius - true child of the millennia, once mentor to the vampire Lestat, always and forever the conscientious foe of the evil doer - who reveals the secrets of his 2,000-year existence.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 100% Anne Rice

    • By Ron on 12-18-02

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Blood and Gold

    • The Vampire Chronicles 8
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Roger Rees
    • Length: 18 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Here is the gorgeous and sinister story of Marius, patrician by birth, scholar by choice, one of the oldest vampires of them all, which sweeps from his genesis in ancient Rome, in the time of Emperor Augustus, to his meeting in the present day with a creature of snow and ice. Thorne is a Northern vampire in search of Maharet, his maker, the ancient Egyptian vampire queen who holds him and others in thrall with chains made of her red hair, 'bound with steel and with her blood and gold'.

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  • Book 9

    • Blackwood Farm

    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: David Pittu
    • Length: 20 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,175
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 786
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 785

    A story of youth and promise, of loss and the search for love, of secrets and destiny, Blackwood Farm brings together the Vampire Chronicles and the story of the Mayfair Witches, and is Anne Rice at her mesmerizing best.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Blackwood Farm: A Strange and Lovely World

    • By Julia on 09-09-13

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Blackwood Farm

    • The Vampire Chronicles 9
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: David Pittu
    • Length: 20 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    The ninth novel in Anne Rice's best-selling Vampire Chronicles. Mystery and magic combine in this masterpiece from the mistress of the vampire genre. A terrifying drama of bloodlust and betrayal is unravelling within the Blackwood Farm family. Their grand Southern mansion, set among dark cypress swamps in Louisiana, harbours terrible, blood-stained secrets. Heir to them all is the young, rash and beautiful Quinn Blackwood.

    Regular price: $27.71

  • Book 10

    • Blood Canticle

    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: David Pittu
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 886
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 612
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 617

    Anne Rice continues her astonishing Vampire Chronicles with the story of Lestat's passionate quest for redemption, goodness and the love of Rowan Mayfair. Here are all the brilliantly conceived principal characters that make up Anne Rice's world of vampires and witches. And here is the spirit of Julien Mayfair, guardian of the family, determined to torment Lestat eternally for what he has done to Mona.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable

    • By Marc S on 11-09-03

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Blood Canticle

    • The Vampire Chronicles 10
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: David Pittu
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The 10th novel in Anne Rice's internationally best-selling Vampire Chronicles is an erotic tale of immortal love. The dazzling vampire Lestat was once the epitome of evil. But now he struggles with his immortality, yearning for a more saintly path. His chance comes when he rescues a witch from death by turning her into a vampire. But the repercussions are swift as the powerful Mayfair family rally to punish Lestat for creating a killer from one of their flock.

    Regular price: $23.44

  • Book 11

    • Prince Lestat

    • The Vampire Chronicles
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 18 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,756
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,616
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,615

    The novel opens with the vampire world in crisis… vampires have been proliferating out of control; burnings have commenced all over the world, huge massacres similar to those carried out by Akasha in The Queen of the Damned… Old vampires, roused from slumber in the earth are doing the bidding of a Voice commanding that they indiscriminately burn vampire-mavericks in cities from Paris and Mumbai to Hong Kong, Kyoto, and San Francisco.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • There is Wonderous Power in The Blood - I loved it

    • By Bruce on 11-02-14

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Prince Lestat

    • The Vampire Chronicles 11
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 18 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    The vampire world is in crisis – their kind have been proliferating out of control and, thanks to technologies undreamed of in previous centuries, they can communicate as never before. Roused from their earth-bound slumber, ancient ones are in thrall to the Voice: which commands that they burn fledgling vampires in cities from Paris to Mumbai, Hong Kong to Kyoto and San Francisco. Immolations, huge massacres, have commenced all over the world. Who – or what – is the Voice?

    Regular price: $25.68

  • Book 12

    • Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis

    • The Vampire Chronicles, Book 12
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 17 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,098

    At the novel's center: the vampire Lestat de Lioncourt, hero, leader, inspirer, irresistible force, irrepressible spirit, battling (and ultimately reconciling with) a strange otherworldly form that has somehow taken possession of Lestat's undead body and soul. This ancient and mysterious power and unearthly spirit of vampire lore has all the force, history, and insidious reach of the unknowable universe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not her best, but still very good.

    • By Bob-o on 12-02-16

    Regular price: $31.50

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