Servant of the Bones is quite different from how you would percieve a typical Anne Rice book... no vampires for one thing... but I loved it! It details the life of Azriel, born in biblical times and his belief in a god that leads up to him being sacrificed for a faith he doesn't follow ... it's extremely moving, very sad story, but that's just the beginning of the book! The novel goes on to describe how Azriel becomes a spirit, the servant of the bones, for whoever owns his bones has mastery over him. Over many centuries and many countries serving many different masters, the tale finally concludes in modern-day New York. It's a great book, and I would recommend it to everyone!