"Chicagoland Vampires" is a series of novels, short stories and novellas by author Chloe Neill. The stories circle around the heroine, Merit, a graduate English Literature student who describes her initiation into the Chicago vampire underworld.
The books in this series have received positive reviews from numerous sources. The first in the series is called "Some Girls Bite." It introduces the character of Merit as an average mortal graduate student who is attacked by a rogue vampire. She is saved from this attack by another vampire, Ethan, who takes her to live at his Hyde Park, Chicago vampire hangout known as Cadogan House. From here, her story is one of learning to fit into this new world of the undead.