The Strain is a trilogy of Vampire books written by the very talented writer and director of films including Pan's Labyrinth - Guillermo del Toro and popular thriller author Chuck Hogan.

The story follows a prolific strain of virus infecting New York that turns people into bloodthirsty Vampires.

The Strain

They have always been here. Vampires. In secret and in darkness. Waiting. Now their time has come.

In one week, Manhattan will be gone. In one month, the country.

In two months--the world.

You can see the trailer for the first novel in the series here...