Dark Thirst

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Simon and Schuster, Oct 30, 2004 - Fiction - 320 pages
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A haunting anthology of vampire fiction -- one that brings a colorful new dimension to one of the world's most erotic and enduring myths.

FEATURING STORIES FROM SOME OF TODAY'SMOST POPULAR AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITERS

OMAR TYREE
writing as The Urban Griot
The Old South falls prey to a handsome young vampire with a real taste for the ladies. Love at first bite never hurt so good.

ANGELA C. ALLEN
The mafia is no match for the wicked charms of a beautiful young vampire once she's let loose on the New York City streets.

MONICA JACKSON
Can a pair of fangs help a sister burn more calories? A full-figured woman goes on a thirst-quenching search for the perfect low-carb diet.

LINDA ADDISON
It's a matter of life and the living dead for a half-vampire whose greatest wish is to save lives...and become human again.

DONNA HILL
A sensuous vampire thirsts for something more...but can she find it without getting a dagger in her own heart?

KEVIN S. BROCKENBROUGH
A vengeful vampire pushes one woman to the edge, unaware that her family secret gives her the power to fight back.

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Angela C. Allen, the editor of Dark Thirst, is a twin and a native of Texas. A graduate of Howard University, she is a veteran journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Post, the Washington Post, the Indianapolis Star, the Sun (London), and Honey magazine. She lives in New York City.

New York Times bestselling author Omar Tyree is the winner of the 2001 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work—Fiction, and the 2006 Phillis Wheatley Literary Award for Body of Work in Urban Fiction. He has published more than twenty books on African-American people and culture, including five New York Times bestselling novels. He is a popular national speaker, and a strong advocate of urban literacy. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. Learn more at OmarTyree.com.

Essence bestselling author Donna Hill began her career in 1987 with short stories and her first novel was published in 1990. She now has more than seventy published titles to her credit, and three of her novels have been adapted for television. Donna has been featured in Essence, the New York Daily News, USA TODAY, Black Enterprise and other publications.
Donna lives in Brooklyn, NY with her family.

Monica Jackson is the award-winning author of numerous novels and short stories. Her first novel, Midnight Blue, was produced as a BET television movie of the week. She lives in Topeka, Kansas. Visit her website at www.monicajackson.com.

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