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Mercy Brown (United States)

Within Chestnut Hill Cemetery in Newport, Rhode Island lies Mercy Brown, a young girl who died on Jan. 18, 1892. Her gravestone had been inscribed "Killed by Vampyres."

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From the Library

Vampirism in Self Defense
James Riva claimed to hear the voice of a vampire in April, 1980, before he shot his grandmother four times with bullets that he had painted gold. He then tried to drink her blood from the wound in order to get eternal life. Finally, he set her corpse on fire. Carol Page documents his tale and includes her interview with Riva in Bloodlust: Conversations with Real Vampires.

Recent Attacks
In San Francisco in 1998, Joshua Rudiger, 22, claimed to be a 2,000-year-old vampire and went about the city slashing the necks of vulnerable homeless people with a knife. He hurt three men and killed a woman sleeping in a doorway, and when one victim's identification led to his arrest, he claimed that he needed to drink human blood. The woman indeed died from a lack of blood.

Lore of the Vampire
The vampire has held its place in superstition as long as any other creature. The vampire of today is, for the most part, quite different from the one of ancient times. In researching the vampire lore, I attempted to find out just how different they are. I wondered what people thought of them now compared to yesteryear.

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October 5, 2008 (St. Petersburg Times / Colette Bancroft) -- The elegant suite at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel is flooded with sunlight. Before a huge window looking out on luxuriant gardens, a small figure sits at a desk, writing intently, her back to the room. Then Anne Rice puts down her pen and rises to greet a guest.
March 31, 2007 (The Border Mail / Austrailia) - A woman dubbed the "lesbian vampire killer," who was jailed for life after murdering a father-of-five and drinking his blood, may soon be transferred to lower security. Queensland's Chief Justice Paul de Jersey yesterday ordered authorities to promptly hand down a decision on whether self-proclaimed vampire Tracey Avril Wigginton should be transferred to a Gold Coast prison farm.
September 10, 2007 (Comingsoon.net) -- ShockTillYouDrop.com reports that former "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star Anthony Stewart Head has landed the lead role in Darren Lynn Bousman's horror musical Repo! The Genetic Opera.

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As One Dead
As One DeadSynopsis courtesy Nancy Kilpatrick, submitted on 9-Oct-2001 As One Deadby Nancy Kilpatrick and Don Bassingthwaite.
Vampire, His Kith and Kin, The
The Vampire, His Kith and Kin
Balthazar by Claudia Gray
And so the story goes, an ordinary girl finds herself in trouble, but is miraculously saved by a handsome vampire with a soft spot for humanity. That's how Claudia Gray begins her newest installment to her "Evernight" series, "Balthazar."Skye, the book's main character, has always had an unexplainable connection to the supernatural. She used to live in a haunted house and made friends with its ghost, and then unknowingly transferred to a high school filled with supernatural beings, Evernight Academy.