Vampire half sisters and archrivals Cally and Lilith pursue high-stakes careers and even higher-stakes romance in the glamorous world of New York's vampire elite.
Collins's short tales are star examples of the "sensation fiction" so beloved by the Victorians. Considered inferior to his brilliantly plotted novels with their probing psychological portraits, the stories are nonetheless worth reading. Usually mysteries, frequently incorporating supernatural elements, they anticipate more modern elements, such as the witty British detective, the female sleuth, and the canine detective.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Fiction + Literature Themes
Subgenre: Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Social Issues / Dating + Sex, Social Issues / Friendship, Science Fiction + Fantasy + Magic