The Vampire HunterBakkeid, Heine T.: Vampyrjegeren
The Plague is ravaging Europe, and as most of his family is dead, young Vlad has no choice but to flee from his village. After a long and difficult journey, he reaches a church located by the foothills of the Transylvanian Alps and hopes he is safe, but inside he meets vampires. Vlad manages to kill the vampires, and is saved by his uncle, who is a vampire hunter. For many years Vlad is an apprentice with his uncle, but one day the uncle is kidnapped by vampires. Once again, Vlad is alone in the world. So he sets out on a dangerous and toilsome hunt for his uncle’s kidnappers …
This is the first book out of three. The story is based on thorough research on European history and vampires.
First published: 2010, Aschehoug
Heine T. Bakkeid: Biography and bibliography