Anne Rice

po_Rice-AnneAnne Rice (born Howard Allen Frances O’Brien; October 4, 1941) is an American author of gothic fiction, Christian literature, and erotica.

She is perhaps best known for her popular and influential series of novels, The Vampire Chronicles, revolving around the central character of Lestat. Books from The Vampire Chronicles were the subject of two film adaptations, Interview with the Vampire in 1994, and Queen of the Damned in 2002.