The Best Anne Rice Books

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Vote for the Anne Rice novels you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.

List of the best Anne Rice books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Anne Rice is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Her most famous book, Interview with the Vampire, was turned into a massively successful movie that helped launch Tom Cruise's career. If you're a huge fan of her work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Anne Rice who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out her work if you're a big reader.

This list has a variety of books, like The Vampire Lestat and The Queen of the Damned, in it. What are Anne Rice's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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  • The Vampire Lestat
    1
    138 votes
    • First Published: 1985
    • Subjects: Literary, Vampire, Occult
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Horror Film, Fiction, Gothic fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Interview with the Vampire
    2
    131 votes
    • First Published: 1976-04-12
    • Subjects: Ghost, Vampire
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Fiction, Gothic fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Witching Hour
    3
    107 votes
    • First Published: 1990-10-19
    • Subjects: Louisiana
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Mystery, Fiction, Gothic fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Queen of the Damned
    4
    89 votes
    • First Published: 1988-10
    • Subjects: Vampire
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Supernatural, Horror Film, Fiction, Gothic fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Blood and Gold
    5
    45 votes
    • First Published: 2001-10-16
    • Subjects: Literary
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
    • First Published: 1989-05-06
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Horror Film
    • Original Language: English Language