Margaret L. Carter

Marked for life by reading Dracula at the age of twelve, Margaret L. Carter specializes in the literature of fantasy and the supernatural, particularly vampires. She received degrees in English from the College of William and Mary, the University of Hawaii, and the University of California, with her dissertation published as Specter or Delusion? The Supernatural in Gothic Fiction. Her other works include Dracula: The Vampire and the CriticsThe Vampire In Literature: A Critical Bibliography, and Different Blood: The Vampire As Alien. She is also the author of a werewolf novel, Shadow Of The Beast, and four vampire novels, Dark Changeling (2000 Eppie Award winner in Horror), Child Of TwilightSealed In Blood, and Crimson Dreams, along with a fantasy novel, Wild Sorceress, co-written by her husband Les Carter, and a horror novel, From The Dark Places.

Margaret and Les, a retired Navy Captain, have four sons and several grandchildren. For fans of “Vamp Tales”, please do not hesitate to visit her website: The Vampire’s Crypt at:

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Against the Dark Devourer by Margaret L. Carter


Crimson Dreams by Margaret L. Carter

Different Blood by Margaret L. Carter

From the Dark Places by Margaret L. Carter

Heart’s Desires and Dark Embraces by Margaret L. Carter


Passion in the Blood by Margaret L. Carter

Prince of the Hollow Hills by Margaret L. Carter

Sealed in Blood by Margaret L. Carter

Sealing the Dark Portal by Margaret L. Carter

Shadow of the Beast by Margaret L. Carter (Paranormal Romance/mild horror)

Wild Sorceress Series by Margaret L. Carter and Leslie Roy Carter

Windwalker’s Mate by Margaret L. Carter




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