Carmilla: A Vampyre Tale
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: January 2013
Duration: 3 hours 0 minutes
This was the very first vampire thriller, eventually becoming inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula, as well classics by Robert Louis Stevenson. In this tale of blood and terror, pure innocence becomes the target of age-old evil. Virtuous Laura has grown up in a solitary castle and longs for a close friend. Her wish seems granted with the arrival of a beautiful and mysterious stranger named Carmilla. A friendship develops between them, but the brooding mood and sexual overtones mar Laura's happiness. Will she escape with her life and spirit?Megan Follows' brilliant reading perfectly evokes the dramatic atmosphere of this gothic Victorian tale.