|About the Author
Christopher F. Benson, author of: VAMPYRE 2000 Life to the Lifeless
Chris grew up in Idaho Falls, ID. And he has always had a fascination with vampire stories and folklore. As a child, he was an avid reader of science fiction and fantasy, some of his favourite authors were H.G. Wells, Isaac Asimov, Peers Anthony, Anne McCaffrey, J.R.R. Tolkien, Stephen R. Donaldson and Terry Brooks. Finding an appreciation for the classics in college, Chris enjoyed Paradise Lost, Dr. Faustus, Beowulf, Dante's Purgatorio, Inferno and The Iliad. He studied Architecture and History and acted extensively including several Shakespearean plays. After graduating from Texas Tech, he began working as an Architectural Designer in San Francisco, CA. and later, San Antonio, TX. Several years ago, in 2004, Chris began keeping his ideas for a modern vampire story in a writing journal and after returning to Idaho, in 2008 he began to write his first novel. After 16 months of careful writing, rewriting and editing, he finished VAMPYRE 2000:Life to the Lifeless and was published in July of 2010.