Are there any books with a female vampire love interest?

Kiinoh

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Heya

I hace looked but have not found any. Are there any fantasy books / series with a male protagonist (or male and female) with a female love interest whom is supernatural?

E.g a vampire?

If not are there any where the the female love interest is a considerably stronger, more assured individual than the main protagonist?
 

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michael anderle kuetherian gambit; laurell hamilton anita blake, etc... there are many
 

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Try the Horror section of the bookshop/library. It's chock full of vampire/werewolf type romance novels. I don't know why detective werewolves and vampires and such get put in there because they really aren't "horror" but for some reason they do.
 

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Yes -- George MacDonald's powerful weird novel Lilith, published in 1895, two years before Dracula.

"...the female love interest is a considerably stronger, more assured individual than the main protagonist" -- indeed.

From some study notes on the book: --H. G. Wells wrote a letter to MacDonald (24 Sept. 1895) in which he praised Lilith. He too was fascinated by the idea that "assuming more than three dimensions, it follows that there must be wonderful worlds nearer to us than breathing and closer than hands and feet." ---- The book seems to have influenced David Lindsay in the writing of A Voyage to Arcturus -- another classic. Not a book for the reader who wants generic vampire thrills; it's pretty strong meat for the imagination. Mara the "cat woman" is another impressive female figure in the novel.

It was reprinted in the classic Ballantine Adult Fantasy series, which you might know about:
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Yes -- George MacDonald's powerful weird novel Lilith, published in 1895, two years before Dracula.

"...the female love interest is a considerably stronger, more assured individual than the main protagonist" -- indeed.

From some study notes on the book: --H. G. Wells wrote a letter to MacDonald (24 Sept. 1895) in which he praised Lilith. He too was fascinated by the idea that "assuming more than three dimensions, it follows that there must be wonderful worlds nearer to us than breathing and closer than hands and feet." ---- The book seems to have influenced David Lindsay in the writing of A Voyage to Arcturus -- another classic. Not a book for the reader who wants generic vampire thrills; it's pretty strong meat for the imagination. Mara the "cat woman" is another impressive female figure in the novel.

It was reprinted in the classic Ballantine Adult Fantasy series, which you might know about:
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There's been some study of it:

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I read George MacDonald's Lilith a long time ago . I had that edition as well. Superb book.:cool:(y)
 

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Thanks, guys. Yet another one to pull out and put higher on the Mount TBR.

Randy M.
 

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