26 Best Vampire Books Series For Adults Update 05/2022

Vampire Books Series For Adults

Trends come and go, only to reappear at some point in the future. When it comes to the undead, this is especially true. As long as vampires remain popular, vampire novels will always find a place in the hearts of fans. What makes it so appealing is that vampires have been used in so many different ways, from literary and terrible to campy and obviously sexy, that there’s something for everyone. Here are 28 fantastic adult vampire books to quench your need for bloodsucking.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith

Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith

To avenge the death of his mother, young Abraham Lincoln vows to devote both his mind and body to learning about vampires. That person in history and his ax have so built a path for him to the White House, where he will be subjected to the most trying of personal sacrifices.

Bitten By the Beast by Alexa Riley

College girl Juliet finds herself in a perilous predicament when she breaks into the eerie home near her university. Vampire Kane Viscardi is hiding in there, and she’s determined to kill him. It’s fortunate for her that Kane isn’t like the other vampires.

Carmilla By Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Vampire stories have been popular for more than a century, although they’re often eclipsed by Dracula. Carmilla, a young woman, is tempted by a female vampire in this gothic tale of forbidden love and society norms.

Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett

Discworld author Terry Prachett turns his sarcastic eye to vampires in this, his 23rd book in the series. For all intents and purposes, Uberwald’s undead seem to be settling in the castle permanently after being welcomed to celebrate the birth of King Verence’s daughter. Even if they enjoy the sunlight, these modern vampires’ appetite for savage clothes and craving for blood are undesirable.

Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

As a young man living on the streets of Mexico City, Domingo is captivated by the gorgeous Ati, a descendant of the Aztec blood drinkers. In the end, Ati is only able to survive on the scavenging of the young. However, escaping the rival narco-vampire family in South America is her number one priority right now.

Dark Genesis by A.D. Koboah

Dark Genesis by A.D. Koboah

When Luna’s master impregnates her, the slave seeks out a witch for help. She is ready to do whatever is required to terminate the situation. After that, however, she is kidnapped by a bloodthirsty creature. In the first book of the Darkling Trilogy, Luna believes her life is gone, but she is surprised to meet a tormented creature who helps her rediscover her humanity.

Dark Lover by J.R. Ward

Caldwell, New York, is a battlefield for vampires and slayers. The Black Dagger Brotherhood is a group of six vampire fighters. Wrath’s desire for vengeance against the slayer who killed his parents is a new level of passion for killing. A warrior is killed in the meantime and his half-breed daughter is drawn into the undead’s various joys.

Dead Until Dark By Charlaine Harris

Novel that spawned a TV series based on it, True Blood Her ability to read minds makes dating difficult for Sookie, but she’s delighted when she discovers attractive vampire Bill’s mind is free of thoughts. When people start dying and a group of vicious vampires start pursuing Bill, dating a vampire presents a new set of issues.

Descent by Gabrielle Estres

The murder of a Cambridge professor has been confirmed. After that, his protégé, Dr. Andrea Hendrickson, receives a package containing letters from the early 20th century, along with the secret her buddy died trying to keep hidden. For years, the Catholic Church has worked with international leaders to keep a secret about the tale of Vlad the Impaler, who…as of this writing…is still alive and well.

Dhampir by Barb Hendee, J.C. Hendee

It’s about time Magiere, the most known vampire slayer, was married to her half-elf sidekick Leesil. There were only a few seconds left before the three vampires, who know Magiere’s actual identity and are on the lookout for revenge, discovered him.

Dracul by Dacre Stoker, J.D. Barker

Dracul by Dacre Stoker, J.D. Barker

Bram and his sister first became suspicious of their caretaker’s odd conduct when residents of a nearby village went missing. As children, the caretaker disappears from their lives, only to reemerge several decades afterward. This prequel to Dracula follows Bram Stoker as he faces off against the most terrible of monsters in his own words. One of the most feared and revered vampires has a fascinating backstory to tell.

Fevre Dream by George R.R. Martin

It’s clear to Abner March that Joshua York, a wealthy and pale man, has hired him to take him on a riverboat ride up the Mississippi River. But the prospect of a new boat made the danger worthwhile. This terrifying view on immortality comes from the author of Game of Thrones.

Fledgling By Octavia E. Butler

A young woman battles to reclaim her memory only to learn that she is actually a 53-year-old vampire with no recollection of her past life. Other recollections of her past existence fill the reader with racism, misogyny, and other sorts of stupidity, leading them into the depths of her former life.

Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton

Anita spends the day reanimating the dead and the night hunting down the living dead. But when she has to work with Jean-Claude, a master vampire, to investigate a string of murders, she finds herself drawn to him. In this debut Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novel, romance and horror collide in steamy escapades.

Insatiable by Meg Cabot

Insatiable, the first book in the Insatiable series by the author of The Princess Diaries, features a unique take on vampires. Meena, the heroine of the story, is as sick of vampires as the rest of us, but she has to write about them every day because of her profession. When Meena meets Prince Lucien Antonescu, she is forced to reevaluate her stance on the undead due to his sinister side.

Let the Right One In By John Ajvide Lindqvist

Let the Right One In By John Ajvide Lindqvist

Oskar’s school enemy has finally received his punishment—murder—as a mystery new female moves into his Swedish village. It’s clear to Oskar that there’s something wrong with the girl down the street, yet he can’t keep his distance.

Minion Vampire Huntress by L.A. Banks

Hunter of vampires and demons Damali is up against a gang of renegade vampires intent on slaying the musicians signed to Damali’s label. Vampire bites usually indicate a need for blood, but the wounds they inflict on their victims aren’t what you’d expect, and the bodies they leave behind are disfigured beyond recognition. It’s not a regular vampire that’s behind it all. Damali had never encountered somebody as powerful and enticing as him.

Morrigan’s Cross by Nora Roberts

One of romance’s most acclaimed authors brings us an epic quest. The soul-stealing kiss of Vampire Lilith has seduced countless men to their deaths. He was Hoyt’s identical twin. Hoyt, a simple mortal, is impotent in the face of her, but the goddess Morrigan gives him an opportunity to level the playing field. The Circle Trilogy’s first book is here.

My Soul to Keep By Tananarive Due

In the days following his marriage to Jessica, David makes a shocking admission: He was a member of an Ethiopian cult that gave up their humanity in order to avoid death 400 years ago. And now the group has come after him, intent on removing him from his happy new life in Miami.

‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King

Ben Mears, the author of this Stephen King classic, returns to the township where he grew up. A youngster has gone missing, and an unimaginable evil has been converting the residents of ‘Salem’s Lot into vampires, but he meets old acquaintances and falls in love again.

Shades of Wicked by Jeaniene Frost

Shades of Wicked by Jeaniene Frost

It’s safe to say that Ian is a top-notch vampire, and he’s got the power to back it up. Even though Dagon is after his soul, he has made an enemy of the demon.

Veritas, on the other hand, is a force for good in their universe, and she’s on a personal vendetta against Damon. Ian and Veritas discover a passionate romance in this first novel of the Night Rebel trilogy, in which they join forces to defeat him.

Skinwalker by Faith Hunter

This wicked vampire is the reason for Jane’s journey to the Crescent City. This leads her into a hot vampire community and reveals key details about her Cherokee past as a skinwalker.

The Strain by Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan

The tarmac at JFK comes to a halt when a flight comes to a halt. Canary, a team that specializes on biological threats, is dispatched to the area by the CDC in order to deal with the unnerving situation at hand. A vampire virus spreads throughout the country as a result of this and subsequent instances.

Storm Front by Jim Butcher

The first book in Jim Butcher’s hugely popular Dresden Files series, released in 1997. One of the first stories in the Harry Dresden series depicts a murder committed with black magic by Chicago’s only wizard detective. Harry sees nothing but a golden opportunity to grow his company.

Vampire Hunter D by Hideyuki Kikuchi, Yoshitaka Amano

In the distant future, a race of vampires known as the Nobility has taken control of the human race and left civilization in ruins. Vampires and genetically modified demons and werewolves pose a threat to villages, therefore they’re looking for Hunters to protect them. There are, however, some Hunters that pose a different kind of threat.

Vlad by Carlos Fuentes

An unidentified European refugee seeks out a home that can accommodate his eccentric requirements, including darkened windows and an escape tunnel, with the help of Yves and his wife. The Impaler, still undead after all these years, is revealed to be the refugee Vladimir Radu as the story progresses

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