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Without the evil vampire Bishop ruling over the town of Morganville, the resident vampires have made major concessions to the human population. With their newfound freedoms, Claire Danvers and her friends are almost starting to feel comfortable again… Now Claire can actually concentrate on her studies, and her friend Eve joins the local theatre company. But when one of Eve’s castmates goes missing after starting work on a short documentary, Eve suspects the worst. Claire and Eve soon realize that this film project, whose subject is the vampires themselves, is a whole lot bigger - and way more dangerous - than anyone suspected.

Издательство: "Penguin Group" (2009)

ISBN: 978-0-451-22866-6

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Rachel Caine

Infobox Writer
name = Roxanne Longstreet Conrad



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pseudonym = Rachel Caine Julie Fortune
birthdate = birth date and age|1962|04|27
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occupation = Writer
nationality = USA
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genre = fantasy, suspense, mystery, science fiction, romance, young adult
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website = http://www.rachelcaine.com/

Rachel Caine is a pen name of Roxanne Longstreet Conrad, an American writer of science fiction, fantasy, mystery, suspense, and horror novels. She also publishes media tie-in novels as Julie Fortune.

Rachel Caine has been writing and publishing novels and short stories since 1991. She is a former professional musician who has the distinction of having played with such musical legends as Henry Mancini, Peter Nero, and John Williams. [cite news |last=Bexte |first=Martina |url=http://www.bookloons.com/cgi-bin/Columns.asp?type=Interview&name=Rachel%20Caine |title=Rachel Caine e-interviewed |work=BookLoons |date=February 2004] She's also an avid movie buff, a TV-holic, and says she "prefers a good stout Guinness to wimpy American beers."

Caine does most of her writing in a coffee shop near her home. [cite news |last=Warner |first=Bethany K. |url=http://bkwriter.blogspot.com/2006/04/author-answers-with-rachel-caine.html |title=Author Answers with Rachel Caine |work=Word Nerd |date=2006-04-11] She says she finds Caramel Mocha "very inspirational." Caine listens to music while she writes, the playlist changing from project to project.

Published works

The "Weather Warden" series

# "Ill Wind" (December 2003, Roc Books, ISBN 0-451-45952-0)
# "Heat Stroke" (August 2004, Roc Books, ISBN 0-451-45984-9)
# "Chill Factor" (January 2005, Roc Books, ISBN 0-451-46010-3)
# "Windfall" (November 2005, Roc Books, ISBN 0-451-46057-X)
# "Firestorm" (September 2006, Roc Books, ISBN 0-451-46104-5)
# "Thin Air" (August 2007, Roc Books, ISBN 0-451-46163-0)
# "Gale Force" (August 2008, Roc Books, ISBN 0-451-46223-8)
# "Cape Storm" (TBD 2009, Roc Books)

The "Red Letter Days" series

# "Devil's Bargain" (August 2005, Silhouette Bombshell, ISBN 0-373-51367-4)
# "Devil's Due" (January 2006, Silhouette Bombshell, ISBN 0-373-51387-9)


=The "Morganville Vampires" series (Young Adult)=

# "Glass Houses" (October 2006, Signet Books, ISBN 0-451-21994-5)cite news |work=Victoria Advocate |title=Recommended books in young adult series |date=2007-07-22 |first=Barry |last=Halvorsen |accessdate=2008-07-24]
# "The Dead Girls' Dance" (April 2007, Signet Books, ISBN 0-451-22089-7)
# "Midnight Alley" (October 2007, Signet Books, ISBN 0-451-22238-5)
# "Feast of Fools" (June 2008, Signet Books, ISBN 0-451-22463-9)
# "Lord of Misrule" (January 6, 2009, Signet Books, ISBN 0-451-22572-4)
# "Carpe Corpus" (TBD 2009, Signet Books)

;Glass Houses: Is the first book in the series. College freshman Claire Danvers has had enough of her nightmarish dorm situation. Being two years younger at sixteen and already smarter than most in the party college, TPU (or better known as TPEWWWW) life was never going to be easy. Monica Morell, Jennifer and Gina, or better known as the Monikettes beat her up and make her life hell. Monica is the most popular girl in the college and she has connections. The popular girls never let her forget just where she ranks in the school's social scene: somewhere less than zero. After a violent confrontation Claire is threatened that she will "get what's coming to her" by Monica. She begins to really believe that they are attempting to kill her and that if she stays in the dorm they will. When Claire heads off-campus however, the imposing old house where she finds a room may not be that much better. Her new roommates, Eve, Shane and Michael all have their secrets, but the biggest secret of all isn't really a secret at all - well, only to Claire. But Claire and her new friends come out fighting when the town's deepest secrets come crawling out, hungry for fresh blood.

Dead Girls dance:Is the second in the series and continues from the cliffhanger of the first. It marks the arrival of Shanes' Vampire hunting dad, who has come to town at the end of the previous book at his sons request, hellbent on destroying every vampire he can find. This, as well as other strange happenings end up landing Shane in trouble, resulting in Eve and Claire having to go undercover at a local fraternity's annual party, the Dead Girls Dance. And when that happens all hell is really going to break loose.

The "Athena Force" series

# "Line of Sight" (August 2007, Silhouette Special Releases, ISBN 0-373-38972-8) [cite web |url=http://www.eharlequin.com/storeitem.html?iid=15266&cid= |title="Athena Force" page |publisher=eHarlequin.com]

The "Outcast Season" series

# "Undone" (February 3, 2009, Roc, ISBN 0-451-46261-0)

as Julie Fortune

* "Sacrifice Moon (Stargate SG-1)" (September 2004 (UK)/July 2006 (US), Fandemonium, ISBN 0-9547343-1-9) [cite web |url=http://www.stargatenovels.com/sacrificemoon.shtml |title="Sacrifice Moon" page |publisher=Fandemonium Ltd.]

Title changes

On August 8, 2007, Caine reported on her blog that the seventh novel of her Weather Warden series was "finished and submitted" as "The Friction Layer". She noted that this title was likely to change before publication, and this was ultimately proven correct, as the novel was released as "Gale Force" on August 5, 2008. [cite web |last=Caine |first=Rachel |url=http://rachelcaine.livejournal.com/93173.html |title=Ouch. That's gonna leave a mark |work=The Weather Report |date=2007-08-08]

Upcoming works

On August 24, 2007, Caine announced on her mailing list and her blog that she has sold a four-book series called "Outcast Season" to Roc Books. Describing the upcoming series, she said "This series is a spin-off of the Weather Warden series, and will follow the story of a Djinn who's been cut off from her fellows, and must rely on the goodwill of a Warden partner for her very existence. Along the way, she has to face enemies and challenges that the Djinn can't, or won't face themselves." [cite web |url=http://rachelcaine.livejournal.com/93495.html |last=Caine |first=Rachel |title=Outcast Season! And upcoming cake-serving events! |work=The Weather Report |date=2007-08-24] The first book in the series will be titled "Undone" and is due out in February 2009.

On May 26, 2008, Caine announced on her blog that the fifth novel in the Morganville Vampires series, "Lord of Misrule", is expected to be released in December 2008 or January 2009. Signet Books subsequently announced a January 6, 2009 release date for the novel.

It has also been announced on the author's website that the rights to a Morganville Vampire film/tv series or any other multimedia production from the people behind the popular series Red Dwarf.

Personal life

Caine grew up in west Texas and graduated from [http://schools.sisd.net/soh/ Socorro High School] in El Paso, Texas, in 1980. She is a 1985 graduate of Texas Tech University with a bachelor's degree in accounting (with a minor in music).

In addition to a daunting writing schedule, she returned in September 2008 to a full-time job as a Director of Corporate Communications for a large multinational company, having taken an eight-month hiatus for most of 2008 to complete pressing deadlines. [cite web |work=Cynsations |title=Author Interview: Rachel Caine on Glass Houses |url=http://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2006/10/author-interview-rachel-caine-on-glass.html |last=Smith |first=Cynthia Leitich |date=2006-10-09] She lives in north Texas with her husband, artist Cat Conrad.

References

External links

* [http://www.rachelcaine.com/ Rachel Caine official site]
* [http://www.myspace.com/rachelcaine Rachel Caine's MySpace page]
* [http://www.livejournal.com/users/rachelcaine/ Rachel Caine's LiveJournal]
* [http://www.artistsinresidence.com/ Roxanne Longstreet Conrad site]
* [http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/c/rachel-caine/ Bibliography at Fantastic Fiction]
* [http://www.purplepens.com/interviews/rachelcaine.htm Interview by Lola Sparks at "Purple Pens"]

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