Lives of the Mayfair Witches

7 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 8,648 ratings

The Witching Hour Publisher's Summary

Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding storytelling, Anne Rice makes real for us a great dynasty of four centuries of witches - a family given to poetry and incest, murder and philosophy, a family that over the ages is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous, and seductive being called Lasher who haunts the Mayfair women....

Moving in time from today's New Orleans and San Francisco to long-ago Amsterdam and the France of Louis XIV, from the coffee plantations of Port-au-Prince to Civil War New Orleans and back to today, Anne Rice has spun a mesmerizing tale that challenges everything we believe in.

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  • Book 1

    • The Witching Hour

    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 50 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,020
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,764
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,772

    Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding storytelling, Anne Rice makes real for us a great dynasty of four centuries of witches - a family given to poetry and incest, murder and philosophy, a family that over the ages is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous, and seductive being called Lasher who haunts the Mayfair women....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Greatest Supernatural Thriller of the 20th Century

    • By Liberty on 11-06-15

    Regular price: $63.00

  • Book 2

    • Lasher

    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 28 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,465
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,327
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,327

    Rowan's attempt to escape Lasher and his pursuit of her and their child are at the heart of this extraordinary saga. It is a novel that moves around the globe, backward and forward through time, and between the human and demonic worlds. Its many voices - of women, of men, of demons and angels, present and past - haunt and enchant us. With a dreamlike power, the novel draws us through twilight paths, telling a chillingly hypnotic story of occult and spiritual aspirations and passion.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lasher's story continues...

    • By Bob-o on 11-21-15

    Regular price: $45.50

  • Book 3

    • Taltos

    • Lives of Mayfair Witches
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 22 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,047
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 942
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 937

    It's centuries since I've seen one single other member of my own species. Oh, there have been others. I've heard of them, chased after them, and in some instances almost found them. Mark, I say almost. But not in centuries have I touched my own flesh and blood, as humans are so fond of saying. Never in all this time....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not the best of Rice's work, but still quite good

    • By Bob-o on 11-23-15
    • Lives of Mayfair Witches
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 22 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 11-10-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,047 ratings

    Regular price: $42.00

  • Book 4

    • Merrick

    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 950
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 684
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 689

    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

  • Book 5

    • Blackwood Farm

    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: David Pittu
    • Length: 20 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,234
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 835
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 835

    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

  • Book 6

    • Blood Canticle

    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: David Pittu
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 932
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 654
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 661

    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

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