V Wars

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 1,121 ratings

V Wars Publisher's Summary

They are hunting us.

In this sweeping, threaded narrative of the global phenomenon known as the Vampire Wars, mankind is unwittingly infected by a millennia-old bacteria unknowingly exhumed by a scientific expedition in Antarctica. Now, in some rare cases, a person’s so-called junk DNA becomes activated. Depending on their racial and ethnic heritage, they begin to manifest one of the many diverse forms of the "others" that are the true basis for the legends of supernatural creatures. These aren’t your usual vampires and werewolves - it goes much deeper than that.

Conceived by Jonathan Maberry, V Wars features stories from various frontlines as reported by such contributors as Nancy Holder, Yvonne Navarro, James A. Moore, Gregory Frost, John Everson, Keith R. A. DeCandido, and Scott Nicholson - as well as Maberry himself, of course. The result is a compelling series of tales that creates a unique chronicle of mankind’s response to this sudden, hidden threat to humanity.

©2012 Idea and Design Works, LLC (P)2012 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • V Wars

    • A Chronicle of the Vampire Wars
    • By: Jonathan Maberry, Nancy Holder, John Everson, and others
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Gabrielle de Cuir, Roxanne Hernadez, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 678
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 626
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 627

    In this sweeping, threaded narrative of the global phenomenon known as the Vampire Wars, mankind is unwittingly infected by a millennia-old bacteria unknowingly exhumed by a scientific expedition in Antarctica. Now, in some rare cases, a person’s so-called junk DNA becomes activated. Depending on their racial and ethnic heritage, they begin to manifest one of the many diverse forms of the "others" that are the true basis for the legends of supernatural creatures. These aren’t your usual vampires and werewolves - it goes much deeper than that.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Ringside Seat for the Vampire Wars

    • By Flavius on 03-19-13

    Regular price: $24.47

  • Book 2

    • V Wars: Blood and Fire

    • New Stories of the Vampire Wars
    • By: Jonathan Maberry
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle de Cuir, Jamye Grant, Richard Gilliland, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228

    It's been one year since a virus triggered junk DNA and people all over the world started changing, becoming something else, craving blood. It's been 10 months since the word vampire stopped being something from old monster stories and Hollywood movies. It's been six months since our world and theirs erupted into war, two since an uneasy peace was signed, and one hour since that peace was shattered. The war is here again - the vampire war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Even better than the 1st, mostly

    • By Aziz on 06-30-15

    Regular price: $24.47

  • Book 3

    • V Wars: Night Terrors

    • New Stories of the Vampire Wars
    • By: Jonathan Maberry - contributor
    • Narrated by: full cast, Cassandra Campbell, Gabrielle de Cuir, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172

    The war is tearing our world apart. Instead of big armies with tanks in the field, the Vampire War is fought in the streets, neighbor against neighbor, family against family. Anyone can turn at any time. The blood hunger can suddenly appear in the middle of a kiss. The person who sleeps next to you every night could wake up in the dead of night... hungry. So hungry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great collection!

    • By Todd Clapton on 12-25-17

    Regular price: $24.47