The list author says: "Used to be people liked being scared. Couple guys even made a career out of it. Stephen King? Dean Koontz? Sound familiar? But then vampires got all sparkly and sexy; zombies went camp; no one wanted to use the "H" word any more-they started calling it "urban fantasy." Thanks heavens for these guys...what? Oh, right...not 'heavens'...the other place."
"Jerusalem, 33 A.D. The vampires of the era have long sought to gain a foothold into Israel. When one of their own betrays them to follow a strange young rabbi from Galilee, the elders of the vampire race dispatch Theron, a nine hundred year old assassin, to kill them both...The rabbi's name is Jesus. Killing him should be easy."