New Orleans author Anne Rice is best known for her popular series The Vampire Chronicles.  Her first novel, Interview with the Vampire, was made into a film in 1994 starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt.
In the mid-2000s, following a publicized return to Catholicism, Rice published the novels Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt and Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana, fictionalized accounts of certain incidents in the life of Jesus. Several years later she distanced herself from organized Christianity, citing disagreement with the Church's stances on social issues but pledging that faith in God remained "central to [her] life." However, she now considers herself a secular humanist.
Rice's books have sold nearly 100 million copies, placing her among the most popular authors in recent American history. While reaction to her early works was initially mixed, she became more popular with critics and readers in the 1980s. Her writing style and the literary content of her works have been deeply analyzed by literary commentators. She was married to poet and painter Stan Rice for 41 years, from 1961 until his death from brain cancer in 2002 at age 60. She and Stan had two children, Michele, who died of leukemia at age five, and Christopher, who is also an author.


Click on a series below for a list of titles in order from newest to oldest.


The Vampire Chronicles

Blood Communion cover image
Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis cover image
Prince Lestat cover image
Blood Canticle cover image
Blackwood Farm cover image
Blood and Gold cover image
Merrick cover image
The Vampire Armand cover image
Memnoch the Devil cover image
The Tale of the Body Thief cover image
The Queen of the Damned cover image
The Vampire Lestat cover image
Interview with the Vampire cover image
The Vampire Chronicles Collection cover image

New Tales of the Vampires

Vittorio the Vampire cover image
Pandora cover image

Sleeping Beauty

Beauty’s Kingdom cover image
Beauty's Release cover image
Beauty's Punishment cover image
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty cover image

Ramses the Damned

Ramses the Damned: The Passion of Cleopatra cover image
The Mummy cover image

The Wolf Gift Chronicles

The Wolves of Mid-Winter cover image
The Wolf Gift cover image

Christ the Lord

Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana cover image
Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt cover image

Lives of the Mayfair Witches

Taltos cover image
Lasher cover image
The Witching Hour cover image

Songs of the Seraphim

Of Love and Evil cover image
Angel Time cover image

Stand Alone Novels

Violin cover image
Servant of the Bones cover image
Exit to Eden cover image
Cry to Heaven cover image
The Feast of All Saints cover image

Stand Alone Non-Fiction

Called Out of Darkness cover image