Anne Rice ( born Howard Allen Frances O'Brien) is a best-selling American novelis of gothic, supernatural, historical, erotica, and later religious themed books. Best known for Vampire Chronicles
, her prevailing thematical focus is on love, death, reincarnatio, existentialism, and human condition. She was married to write Stan Rice
for 41 years until his death in 2002. Her essay have sold nearly 100 million copies, making her one of the most widely read uthors in modern history.
She combine the pseudonym Anne Rampling
for adult-themed fiction ( i.e., erotica) and A.N. Roquelaure
for fiction featuring sexually explicit sado-masochism.