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A novel new kind of vampire ebook

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A castle, nestled deep in the forests of Stiria. A lonely girl living with her father. Laura ... More

Editor's review Page 1 of 3

Published 24 May 2013

Despite the fact that ebooks have taken off to the extent that Amazon's ebooks now sell more digital books than paper ones, I still feel that there is something missing with the format. It's just not the same as picking up a book and reading it from cover-to-cover. The ebook needs to deliver more to convince the rest of us non believers that it has something else to offer besides a kindle. And this iOS application could well be the kind of thing to convince me. Carmilla is a new app by DraculApps (yep, you heard it right) that not only gives you the story of a young vampire girl but also illustrates our imagination with maps, original creepy music and beautiful illustrations that turn the humble ebook concept into something far more interesting.
 
Carmilla begins in a castle that is nestled deep in the forests of a magical world called Stiria. Our heroine Laura is a lonely girl living with her father. She longs for the company of someone of her own age and, after a sudden scary crash in the middle of the night, a new and mysterious friend enters the house - the very beautiful and quite fascinating Carmilla. The two girls bond quickly and easily but a dark shadow looms over the seemingly peaceful valleys of Stiria and an unknown sickness is dragging young boys and girls to an early death. Laura, meanwhile, is  experiencing strange and disturbing dreams as well as episodes of...