Nancy A Collins

Biography

Nancy A. Collins is the author of several novels and numerous short stories. In addition, she served a two-year stint for DC Comics’ Swamp Thing series. She is a recipient of the Horror Writers Association’s Bram Stoker Award and The British Fantasy Society’s Icarus Award, as well as a nominee for the Eisner Award, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, and an International Horror Guild award. Best-known for her groundbreaking vampire character, Sonja Blue, Collins's works include Dead Man’s Hand, Knuckles and Tales, and Sunglasses After Dark. Her most recent work is the Vamps series, published by HarperCollins. Collins makes her home in Cape Fear, North Carolina, appropriately enough.

Books

Absalom's Wake Part 6-Eye Of Tangaroa
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Series: Absalom's Wake, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by Biting Dog Publications. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The final chapter Once the truth about Koro is revealed, the crew turn against his best friend, Padgett. Labelled a "Jonah" and warlock, Padgett finds himself exiled to Absalom's wake, with nothing but a small amount of bread and water. It is from this vantage point he observes the final days of the Absalom and witnesses the wrath of the monster whale known a
Absalom's Wake Part 3-The Whale Rider
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Series: Absalom's Wake, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Biting Dog Publications. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Young Jonah Padgett signed onto the whaler Absalom with romantic notions of traveling to far-flung exotic lands and meeting strange and wondrous natives. And they don't get much stranger than the ship's new harpooner, Koro, who claims that their fates are bound by the mystery of the dolphin amulet Padgett wears about his neck.
Absalom's Wake-Part 4 Terror Comes Aboard
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Series: Absalom's Wake, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013 by Biting Dog Publications. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The whaling ship Absalom is plagued by the inexplicable disappearance of three men in the middle of the night, in the middle of the ocean. Suspicions arise that the crew might be harboring a crazed killer. But the truth of what happened to the missing sailors is far more horrible than anyone could have imagined.
Absalom's Wake Part-5-The Ocean Born
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Series: Absalom's Wake, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013 by Biting Dog Publications. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Following the midnight attack by the shark-men, lead by the murderous One-Eye, the crew of the Absalom must first bury their dead, then come to grips with their new captain. As the Absalom continue in pursuit of King Jim’s harem, Padgett learns of a strange race of undersea gods known as the Ocean Born, and the truth about Koro is revealed at last.
Absalom's Wake-Part 1-3
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Price: Free! Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013 by Biting Dog Publications. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Young Jonah Padgett, fascinated by the romance of the open sea, signs on to the whaler Absalom. Upon rounding the Horn, the crew hears stories of a whale said to be as big as a mountain with skin as black as a bible. Captain Solomon wagers that his crew will be the one to make its fortune hunting down the elusive, so-called King Jim.
Absalom's Wake - Part Two - Blood On The Beach
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Series: Absalom's Wake, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012 by Biting Dog Publications. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Young Jonah Padgett signed onto the whaler Absalom with romantic notions of traveling to exotic lands full of beautiful, half-naked native girls. His dreams are realized upon arriving at Nuka Hiva, a veritable island paradise in the South Pacific--only to have them become a nightmare when, on shore leave, he and his shipmate, Santo, are attacked by fearsome cannibals.
Absalom's Wake-Part One Gone A' Whaling
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Series: Absalom's Wake, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Biting Dog Publications. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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Young Jonah Padgett, fascinated by the romance of the open sea, signs on to the whaler Absalom. Upon rounding the Horn, the crew hears stories of a whale said to be as big as a mountain with skin as black as a bible. Captain Solomon wagers that his crew will be the one to make its fortune hunting down the elusive, so-called King Jim.
Tender Tigers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012 by Biting Dog Publications. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Sonja Blue discovers that the family that preys together, stays together--especially if that family is composed of ogres. Contains bonus Part One Absalom's Wake-Gone A' Whaling!
Vampire King Of The Goth Chicks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,910. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by Biting Dog Publications. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Vampire slayer Sonja Blue investigates rumors concerning a blood cult recruiting members from the Goth nightclub scene. Her investigation leads her to an abandoned church, where a vampire called Lord Rhymer conducts Black Masses and oversees blood orgies amongst his followers. Another hardboiled tale of terror starring Sonja Blue, the tough-as-nails punk vampire/vampire slayer.
Cold Turkey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Biting Dog Publications. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Vampire hunter Sonja Blue has battled everything from the undead to ogres. But her greatest enemy is The Other, the demonic entity that dwells within the darkest recesses of her mind and battles for control of their shared body. For years there has been an uneasy truce between the two--until The Other pushes Sonja over the edge by endangering the man who loves her. Bonus Absalom's Wake Part One!
Some Velvet Morning
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,380. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Biting Dog Publications. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Once upon a time there was an Contessa who kept herself eternally beautiful by bathing in the blood of those she butchered. For years and years she traveled around the world, luring innocent and sinner alike to their doom in order to feed her monstrous vanity, with no one to stop her. Then, one day, the Contessa met the dreaded vampire hunter, Sonja Blue. Contains bonus Part One Absalom's Wake!
Search And Destroy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,470. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Biting Dog Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
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Sonja Blue is back! In a world full of sparkling vampires, it's time someone finally brought the hurt! Before there was Sookie Stackhouse, Anita Blake, or even Buffy, there was Sonja Blue, the Stoker Award-winning tough-as-nails, wisecracking vampire/vampire slayer. And now she's back with a vengeance in Search And Destroy, her first original short story in 10 years. Contains bonus Absalom's Wake!
A Dozen Black Roses: Revised Edition
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,860. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by Biting Dog Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In the urban No Man's Land known as Deadtown two equally matched vampire bosses are locked in a cold war: the foppish drug kingpin Lord Sinjon, and the brutal Lord Escher, who traffics in black magic as well as firearms. Things heat up when the punk vampire/vampire-slayer Sonja Blue arrives, and she begins to play the rival factions against each other in order to cleanse Deadtown of its undead.
Knuckles And Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,200. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by Biting Dog Publications. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Knuckles and Tales is a collection of atmospheric, disturbing, spooky, and downright weird Southern Gothic short stories by award-winning author Nancy A Collins, best known for her edgy novels featuring the punk vampire/vampire slayer Sonja Blue. The stories on display in Knuckles and Tales range from suspense and psychological horror to dark fantasy and black comedy. Bonus Absalom's Wake!

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