Carpathia by Matt Forbeck

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It's Titanic meets 30 Days of Night.

When the survivors of the Titanic are picked up by the passenger steamship Carpathia, they thought their problems were over.

But something's sleeping in the darkest recesses of the ship. Something old. Something hungry.

File Under: Fantasy [ Bump In The Night | Unthinkable | Rescue Remedy | 1912 Overture ]

e-book ISBN: 978-0-85766-203-3

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About Matt Forbeck

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Matt Forbeck has worked full-time on fiction and games since 1989. Frankly, he is a creative machine, and thus utterly perfect for Angry Robot. He has written novels, comic books, short stories, non-fiction (including the acclaimed Marvel Encyclopedia), magazine articles and computer game scripts. He has designed collectible card games, roleplaying games, miniatures and board games. His work has been published in at least a dozen different languages.He lives in Beloit, Wisconsin, USA, with his wife Ann and their children: Marty, and the quadruplets: Pat, Nick, Ken and Helen. (And there's a whole other story.) The author lives in Beloit, WI.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Published February 28, 2012 by Angry Robot. 336 pages
Genres: History, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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Love Vampires

(In real life the Carpathia was the first rescue ship to arrive for the Titanic but what a great name for a ship with a cargo of vampires!) Abe and Quin are reunited with Lucy but then mysterious passenger disappearances on the Carpathia lead to the eventual discovery that vampires are feedin...

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Fantasy Literature

While I suppose it’s good to see writers like Forbeck coming along in the post-Twilight era to save vampire fiction from emo sparkle-boys and reclaim it for the gorehounds among us, the fact remains that I draw a blank when it comes to examples of vampire fiction that offer anything in the way of...

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Grasping For The Wind

Posted in: Adventure, Bryan Thomas Schmidt, Columns, Comics, Gaming, Interviews, Nonfiction, Publishers, Publishing, Science Fiction, Uncategorized, Writing.Tagged: Amortals · angry robot · Brave New World · bryan thomas schmidt · Business of Writing · Carpathia · Comics · Complete Idiot's Guides...

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The main reason it all occasionally works so well is unfortunately mostly not due to the story itself but due to the circumstances of the Titanic sinking which is fascinating in itself even without the vampires (first third of the story).

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Sci-Fi Bulletin

And once these triangles start to overlap, as they inevitably do when vampires are let loose on humanity, the problems really begin for all parties… There’s plenty of gore and horrifying incidents for those who like their vampire fiction to reflect the ‘reality’ of the situation, rather than the...

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