The New York Times bestselling novel of sword, sorcery -- and vampyres! From New York Times bestselling and Bram Stoker award-winning author Douglas Clegg comes a heart-pounding heroic epic of gothic dark fantasy in The Priest of Blood, Book One of The Vampyricon.
In a medieval world, within a forgotten century where dark and dangerous magic lies hidden among lost cities of legend, Aleric the Falconer finds his unique and terrible destiny in the bloody embrace of the beautiful vampyre, Pythia.
Set in a dangerous world of ancient forests and buried kingdoms, of gods and monsters, of love that crosses centuries, and vengeance beyond lifetimes, <em>The Priest of Blood</em> is the tale of Aleric, Falconer, of his quest for the legendary priest-king within whose tomb the secrets of the ancient, immortal race of vampyres reside.
Be sure to get the rest of the Vampyricon trilogy:
The Lady of Serpents, Book Two
The Queen of Wolves, Book Three
“Astonishing. Douglas Clegg writes of…nightmares with such clarity and passion you don’t end up reading his books; you end up drinking them in. The Priest of Blood is a bloody gem.”
Christopher Rice, New York Times bestselling author of The Vines and Heaven's Rise.
"A dark tale of swords, sorcery, and vampires." -- Christine Feehan, NY Times bestselling author.
"Douglas Clegg has accomplished a rarity in the horror vein...This book will sink its teeth into you" -- The Kansas City Star
"Richly layered, beautifully rendered foray into a past filled with sorcery and mystery -- and a rousing good story." -- Kelley Armstrong, New York Times bestselling author
Stunning...gives the iconic vampire a massive makeover. -- Publishers Weekly, starred review.
Discover Douglas Clegg's fiction:
The Children’s Hour
The Halloween Man
You Come When I Call You
The Hour Before Dark
Dark of the Eye
The Nightmare Chronicles
The Priest of Blood
The Lady of Serpents
The Queen of Wolves