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Publisher Comments:

VAMPIRE FOR HIRE

 

Raylene Pendle (AKA Cheshire Red), a vampire and world-renowned thief, doesn’t usually hang with her own kind. She’s too busy stealing priceless art and rare jewels. But when the infuriatingly charming Ian Stott asks for help, Raylene finds him impossible to resist—even though Ian doesn’t want precious artifacts. He wants her to retrieve missing government files—documents that deal with the secret biological experiments that left Ian blind. What Raylene doesn’t bargain for is a case that takes her from the wilds of Minneapolis to the mean streets of Atlanta. And with a psychotic, power-hungry scientist on her trail, a kick-ass drag queen on her side, and Men in Black popping up at the most inconvenient moments, the case proves to be one hell of a ride.

Review:

"Steampunk and gothic author Priest (Boneshaker) dives into urban fantasy with this entertaining conspiracy thriller. When blind vampire Ian Stott hires thief Raylene Pendle to steal medical documents that may help restore his sight, Raylene learns about Bloodshot, a government-sanctioned project that involved performing cruel experiments on vampires. With the proverbial men in black closing in on her, Raylene follows the Bloodshot document trail from Seattle to Atlanta, where she teams up with a deadly drag queen whose sister was one of the project's victims. Then she heads to Washington, D.C., to confront the people who have revived the Bloodshot project and want to make Raylene their next experiment. Raylene's breezy, first-person voice and quirky views on life add plenty of bite to the story, but the lack of a clear-cut resolution may grate on readers used to Priest's self-supporting steampunk novels. (Feb.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)

Synopsis:

The acclaimed author of the Nebula Award-nominated "Boneshaker" delivers the first book in a new series that combines the appeal of Lara Adrian's bestselling vampire series with the thrills of TNT's "Leverage."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345520609
Author:
Priest, Cherie
Publisher:
Spectra Books
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Fantasy - Urban Life
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy-Contemporary
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.5 x .7 in .6581 lb

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Product details 384 pages Spectra Books - English 9780345520609 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Steampunk and gothic author Priest (Boneshaker) dives into urban fantasy with this entertaining conspiracy thriller. When blind vampire Ian Stott hires thief Raylene Pendle to steal medical documents that may help restore his sight, Raylene learns about Bloodshot, a government-sanctioned project that involved performing cruel experiments on vampires. With the proverbial men in black closing in on her, Raylene follows the Bloodshot document trail from Seattle to Atlanta, where she teams up with a deadly drag queen whose sister was one of the project's victims. Then she heads to Washington, D.C., to confront the people who have revived the Bloodshot project and want to make Raylene their next experiment. Raylene's breezy, first-person voice and quirky views on life add plenty of bite to the story, but the lack of a clear-cut resolution may grate on readers used to Priest's self-supporting steampunk novels. (Feb.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)
"Synopsis" by , The acclaimed author of the Nebula Award-nominated "Boneshaker" delivers the first book in a new series that combines the appeal of Lara Adrian's bestselling vampire series with the thrills of TNT's "Leverage."
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