Goodreads Monday is hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners. All you have to do is show off a book from your TBR that you’re looking forward to reading.
I hope everyone has had a good start to the week so far. I have so many books lined up to read at the moment there is no way I will get them all read before the end of the year so I think the list will have to go into next year as well.
One of these books is the one I have chosen for today.
I am returning to The Vampire Chronicles series by Anne Rice as I read a lot of them when I was a teenager but have not read the last two. I really enjoyed this series so I am hoping I will continue to enjoy it.
In this spellbinding novel, Lestat, rebel outlaw, addresses the tribe of vampires, directly, intimately, passionately, and tells the riveting story of the formation of the Blood Communion and how he became Prince of the vampire world, the true ruler of this vast force, and how his vision for all the Children of the Universe to thrive as one, came to be.
The tale spills from Lestat’s heart, as he speaks first of his new existence as reigning monarch–and then of his fierce battle of wits and words with the mysterious Rhoshamandes, proud Child of the Millennia, reviled outcast for his senseless slaughter of the legendary ancient vampire Maharet, forever wise and loving and twin to Mekare the Keeper of the Sacred Core; Rhoshamandes, a force who refuses to live in harmony at the Court of Prince Lestat and threatens all that Lestat has dreamt of.
As the tale unfolds, Lestat takes us from the towers and battlements of his ancestral castle in the snow-covered mountains of France to the verdant wilds of lush Louisiana with its lingering fragrances of magnolias and night jasmine; from the far reaches of the Pacific’s untouched islands to the 18th-century city of St. Petersburg and the court of the Empress Catherine . . .
Hopefully, I will get to read this soon as I have just started Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis and I am really enjoying it so far.
Please drop me a comment if you have read this book as I would love to hear your thoughts. Also please drop me a comment with your link to your Goodreads Monday and I will head over for a visit.