The Anne Rice Vampire Lestat Fan Club welcomed Rice and her son, Christopher Rice, to the 26th annual Vampire Ball at The Republic. Anne Rice’s new book, “Prince Lestat,” debuts at No 3. on Nov. 16 on The New York Times bestseller list, and Christopher Rice’s supernatural thriller, “The Vines,” has just been released by Amazon Publishing. Elaborate costumes brought vampires and werewolves eerily to life.