One femme on the list:
CarmillaRead about all ten femmes fatales on Mullan's list.
Sheridan Le Fanu's tale of a female vampire predates Dracula and established the character of the supernaturally beautiful young woman who is after your blood – literally. Living in a castle with her father, lonely Laura is befriended by the moody, mysterious Carmilla, who seems to sleep most of the day. Bad dreams and bite marks follow. Will Laura discover her lovely companion's true identity in time?
Carmilla also made Lisa Tuttle's critic's chart of top vampire books.