Synopses & Reviews
For the first time in trade paperback: the fifth novel in the #1 New York Times
When Branson, Missouri, is hit with a death wave? four unsolved murders?it doesn?t take an expert to realize that all is not well. But luckily for the locals, Anita Blake is an expert in the kinds of preternatural goings-on that have everyone spooked. And she?s got an ?in? with the creature that can make sense of the slayings??the sexy master vampire known as Jean-Claude.
“Highly-charged, well-written, no holds-barred… jaw-dropping.”—Denver Post
“Breathtaking.”—St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“What The Da Vinci Code did for the religious thriller, the Anita Blake series has done for the vampire novel.”—USA Today
When three dead teenagers are slaughtered in a way no one had ever seen before, and a girl is found drained of blood in her bed, it's obvious that something is very wrong in and around Branson, Missouri. And Anita Blake is right in the middle of it all.
About the Author
Laurell K. Hamilton is a full-time writer and mother. Her bestselling Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novels include Narcissus in Chains, Obsidian Butterfly, Blue Moon, Burnt Offerings, The Killing Dance, Bloody Bones, The Lunatic Café, Circus of the Damned, The Laughing Corpse, and Guilty Pleasures. She is also the author of A Kiss of Shadows and A Caress of Twilight. She lives in a suburb of St. Louis with her family.