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Actual Factual: Dracula - A Compendium of Vampires


One-of-a-kind reference book for authors, publishers, game designers, researchers, vampire enthusiasts, and historians worldwide

"An amazing collection of vampires and vampire lore, and a fantastic resource for fans, researchers, and writers. I love it!"
-Rosemary Ellen Guiley
Author, The Encyclopedia of Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Monsters

"This book is EXACTLY the kind of inspirational material I love to dig into when I write my own stories. Bane serves up a delicious mix of vampires, demons, spooks, and ghouls that revels in the phenomenon of the vampire in folklore across the entire spectrum of humanity. This one is going on my keeper shelf. It is a veritable gold mine of inspiration. No one who enjoys reading, writing, or watching supernatural fiction should pass up a chance to read this book."
-Jim Butcher
NY Times Best-Selling Author, The Dresden Files and Codex Alera Series

"Finally a vampire reference that is worthy enough to sit on my bookshelf next to the works of Montague Summers."
-J. Scott
Paranormal Radio Show Host, World of the Unexplained

About the author
Vampirologist Theresa Bane has been featured on the Discovery Channel's documentary "Twisted History: Vampires" for her knowledge and expertise on the subject. She is the author of Haunted Historic Greensboro (Schiffer Publishing) and Encyclopedia of Vampire Mythology (McFarland Publishing.)

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Timothy B. [Featured Reviewer]
October 2nd, 2014
Actual Factual: Dracula - A Compendium of Vampires is an unassuming book. The cover is stock art (I am guessing, not sure) and the preview is text with a small amount of art. That and the $40 price tag (sale price $18) might scare some people off. [...]
February 8th, 2013
"Actual Factual" is a decent, solid and highly detailed compilation of what seems like pretty much every folklore vampire from pretty much everywhere on Earth. The details are clear and easily understood, providing great ideas for anyone look [...]
Shane O. [Featured Reviewer]
October 27th, 2009
I’m not sure why, but it’s a truism that people like myself (nerds/geeks/gamers) love lists. We’re never so happy as when we’ve created or acquired a large collection of information, especially in a cross-indexed, easy to reference form. Making [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on October 06, 2009.