Best-selling author Anne Rice announced on Sunday that her next novel will see the return of the vampire Lestat de Lioncourt in Prince Lestat: The Vampire Chronicles, and will be a sequel to her first five vampire books through the fifth novel, 1995’s Memnoch the Devil and is a “true sequel” to 1988’s Queen Of The Damned.
The new book, which will be released on October 28, 2014 by Alfred A. Knopf, will be part The Vampire Chronicles, Rice’s book series which began with 1976’s Interview With The Vampire. The author broke the news on The Dinner Party with Christopher Rice and Eric Shaw Quinn, a podcast co-hosted by her son and fellow author Christopher Rice.
Below is an audio clip from the podcast along with video of when Rice revealed the news about Prince Lestat.
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