Aleric the falconer meets his destiny in the bloody clutches of the seductive Pythia, sending him on a quest to unearth the mysteries and mythology of the ancient vampyre race. Set in a medieval world of pagan forests and buried kingdoms, dangerous magic and vengeance beyond lifetimes, The Priest of Blood is historical dark fantasy like none before.
The Lady of Serpents, Book Two
The Queen of Wolves, Book Three
“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.
"A dark tale of swords, sorcery— and vampires." — Christine Feehan, NY Timesbestselling 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:
The Children’s Hour
The Halloween Man
You Come When I Call You
The Hour Before Dark
Dark of the Eye
The Nightmare Chronicles
The Priest of Blood
The Lady of Serpents
The Queen of Wolves
FIC009070 FICTION / Fantasy / Dark Fantasy
FIC009020 FICTION / Fantasy / Epic
FIC009030 FICTION / Fantasy / Historical
FIC015000 FICTION / Horror
FIC024000 FICTION / Occult & Supernatural
Douglas Clegg is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of more than 25 books, including The Hour Before Dark, Neverland and You Come When I Call You. He lives on the coast of New England and is working on his next novel.