Breeder: A Novel of Supernatural Horror

Alkemara Press

They once called it the Screaming House. A place of voodoo and murder. What a perfect place to raise a family. As soon as Rachel and Hugh Adair move into the old townhouse in Washington D.C., the nightmares begin: chilling visions, dark secrets... and the scraping sound of an even greater terror lurking within the shadows. From bestselling author Douglas Clegg comes a novel of supernatural horror and haunting, “a white-knuckle read from beginning to end!” (John Saul).

For fans of Stephen King, Dean Koontz, and Guillermo del Toro.

“The tension seldom flags as this tale builds to a grisly, suspense-filled climax. As in Goat Dance, his first book, Clegg pulls out the stops of terror...a chilling story.” – Publisher’s Weekly.


Praise for Douglas Clegg’s Fiction

“Douglas Clegg knows exactly what scares us, and he knows just how to twist those fears into hair-raising chills...”
– Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author of the Rizzoli & Isles series.

“Clegg is the best horror writer of the post-Stephen King generation.”
— Bentley Little, author of The Policy

“Clegg delivers!”
— John Saul, bestselling author of Faces of Fear and The Devil’s Labyrinth.

“A master of the genre. Absolutely thrilling! Douglas Clegg is the future of dark fantasy.”
— Sherrilyn Kenyon
New York Times bestselling author of the Dark-Hunters.

“Douglas Clegg has become the new star in horror fiction.”
— Peter Straub NY Times bestselling author of Ghost Story and The Talisman (with Stephen King)

“Clegg is one of the best!”
— Richard Laymon

“Douglas Clegg is a weaver of nightmares!”
— Robert R. McCammon
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With ancient sorceries unleashed, this game of thrones and vampires begin anew as a dark adversary holds Aleric, the Falconer, prisoner -- and prey. In this, the second book of The Vampyricon, New York Times bestselling author Douglas Clegg continues the epic dark saga of Aleric, the newly-anointed priest-king of the tribe of vampyres. 

The kingdom is home of the shadow-priests of the Veil, who whisper dark secrets to their new queen as white towers rise and forests fall. Heretics burn on the Illumination Nights and an enormous arena houses endless gladiatorial blood-fights between vampyre and shapeshifter, and somewhere in the bowels of the castle sits an infernal machine for the torment of the vampyre race -- called the Red Scorpion.

In a medieval world, within a forgotten century where dark and dangerous magic lies hidden among lost cities of legend, Aleric the Falconer must escape his prison and find the vampyre Pythia, who has been taken prisoner herself halfway across the world.

Be sure to get the rest of the Vampyricon trilogy: 

The Queen of Wolves, Book Three 

Praise for The Vampyricon:

"If you like Game of Thrones and vampires, you're going to love The Vampyricon." - Robert Swartwood, USA Today bestselling author of The Serial Killer's Wife and New Avalon.

“Astonishing. Douglas Clegg writes of…nightmares with such clarity and passion you don’t end up reading his books; you end up drinking them in. The Priest of Blood is a bloody gem.” 
Christopher Rice, New York Times bestselling author of The Vines and Heaven's Rise. 

"A dark tale of swords, sorcery, and vampires." -- Christine Feehan, NY Times bestselling author. 

"Douglas Clegg has accomplished a rarity in the horror vein...This book will sink its teeth into you" -- The Kansas City Star 

"Richly layered, beautifully rendered foray into a past filled with sorcery and mystery -- and a rousing good story." -- Kelley Armstrong, New York Times bestselling author 

Stunning...gives the iconic vampire a massive makeover. -- Publishers Weekly, starred review. 

Discover Douglas Clegg's fiction: 

Lights Out 
Neverland 
The Children’s Hour 
The Halloween Man 
You Come When I Call You 
The Hour Before Dark 
Nightmare House 
Bad Karma 
Goat Dance 
Breeder 
Afterlife 
Purity 
Dark of the Eye 
The Words 
Wild Things 
Red Angel 
Night Cage 
Mischief 
The Infinite 
The Abandoned 
The Necromancer 
Isis 
Naomi 
The Nightmare Chronicles 
The Attraction 
Night Asylum 
The Priest of Blood 
The Lady of Serpents 
The Queen of Wolves
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Publisher
Alkemara Press
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Published on
Mar 6, 2017
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Pages
386
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ISBN
9780979686276
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Horror
Fiction / Occult & Supernatural
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