The Last Vampire by Whitley Strieber
The Number One New York Times bestselling author returns to the world of The Hunger with the long-awaited sequel to the cult classic. Whitley Strieber's vampire classic, The Hunger, reinvented the genre and created a truly eternal heroine in Miriam Blaylock. Now, after two decades of mounting anticipation, The Last Vampire finally steps back into Miriam's shadow and weaves a tale of stunning invention and mounting suspense. Miriam Blaylock's insatiable hunger has never ceased. Her incomparable beauty has made her a legend among the Keepers. She knows the secret of civilisation, and the mysteries of life. In the hollow soul of her mother she has witnessed the agony of undeath. For centuries she has gained the wisdom of God and the wit of the Devil. For centuries she has felt safe. Until now. For Miriam Blaylock, immortality is a thing of the past. He watches, Interpol agent Paul Ward knows of them. The undead. He has battled them, cleansed entire continents of their exquisite poison. He possesses their sacred Book of Names. He knows their weaknesses...and fears his own: Miriam Blaylock. Elusive and toxic, she has escaped his complex network of hunters for years. Seductive and cunning, she has become his obsession. And now each has set a trap for the other. Now, predator is about to become prey. Killer is about to become lover. As good and evil are rendered indistinguishable, the endgame begins. The Last Vampire will take readers as deep into the dark as a nightmare.