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Children of the night

In a desolate orphanage in what remains of post-Communist Romania, a desperately ill infant is given the wrong blood transfusion, and flourishes when he's supposed to die. The discovery of his unique immune system may hold the key to the long-awaited cure for cancer and AIDS. For a dedicated American doctor, he promises the medical breakthrough of a lifetime, as well as a very special love she's never been able to find.

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  • "In a desolate orphanage in what remains of post-Communist Romania, a desperately ill infant is given the wrong blood transfusion, and flourishes when he's supposed to die. The discovery of his unique immune system may hold the key to the long-awaited cure for cancer and AIDS. For a dedicated American doctor, he promises the medical breakthrough of a lifetime, as well as a very special love she's never been able to find."@en
  • ""Simmons writes like a hot-rodding angel." 'Stephen King An evil legacy comes to life in this classic and ultimately human novel about believable vampires, featuring a brand-new introduction by Dan Simmons. Children of the Night will take you to a place that no one knows'yet all of us fear. In a desolate orphanage in post-Communist Romania, a desperately ill infant is given the wrong blood transfusion'and flourishes rather than dies. For immunologist Kate Neuman, the infant's immune system may hold the key to cure cancer and AIDS. Kate adopts the baby and takes him home to the States. But baby Joshua holds a link to an ancient clan and their legendary leader'Vlad Tepe, the original Dracula ' whose agents kidnap the child. Against impossible odds and vicious enemies' both human and vampire ' Kate and her ally, Father Mike O'Rourke, steal into Romania to get her baby back. "A mesmerizing tour through the ghostly, gray tatters of Romania." 'Publishers Weekly "Simmons gives a chilling description of post-Ceausescu Romania and neatly ties the vampire legend into political history to create a new and clever twist to the idea of the vampire's craving for blood." 'Library Journal "His best novel ever' Toothsomely well written." 'Kirkus "Brilliant ideas' The most rigorous and interesting scientific rationale for vampirism I've ever seen' You keep turning the pages." 'Locus."@en
  • "In Romania to help treat rare blood ailments, hematologist Kate Neuman adopts a child whose body is capable of accepting any type of blood, and soon she is tracked by superhuman members of a Romanian underground."
  • "A Romanian infant who flourishes when given the wrong blood transfusion could hold the key to a cure for AIDS and cancer, but he also shares an intimate link to a clan of vampires."@en
  • "In a desolate orphanage in what remains of post-Communist Romania, a desperately ill infant is given the wrong blood transfusion -- and flourishes when he's supposed to die. The discovery of his unique immune system may hold the key to the long-awaited cure for cancer and AIDS. For a dedicated American doctor, he promises the medical breakthrough of a lifetime, as well as a very special love she's never been able to find. But he also conceals a shockingly intimate link to a clan of vampires and their legendary leader -- the fiend the world calls Vlad Dracula, who, for centuries, has triumphed over countless rival tyrants, including death itself ..."

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  • "Fiction"
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  • "Electronic books."@en
  • "Vampire"
  • "Horror fiction."
  • "Horror tales."
  • "Horror tales."@en
  • "Horror tales"
  • "Fiction."
  • "Fiction."@en

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  • "Children of the night"@en
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  • "Children of the night."