Synopses & Reviews
There are a lot of monsters in Anita Blake's life. And some of them are human. One such individual is the man she calls Edward, a bounty hunter who specializes in the preternatural. He calls her to help him hunt down the greatest evil she has ever encountered. Something that kills and maims and vanishes into the night. Something Anita will have to face alone...
"The gory story line...needs that bit of sustenance, but the book is still a monstrously entertaining read." Publishers Weekly
"As in Hamilton's other novels, this book contains an abundance of thrills, chills, violence, and sexual innuendo. Recommended." Library Journal
"An R-rated Buffy the Vampire Slayer....The action never stops." New York Times Book Review
"Hamilton has created a genuinely interesting alternate world, peopled it with fascinating characters, and given us a protagonist we can really care about." Science Fiction Chronicle
"Another eye-popping blend of hilarious sex, violence, and stuff that makes your hair stand up on end." Diana Gabaldon
"Laurell K. Hamilton sucks you into her fascinating world like a vampire's kiss." J. D. Robb
"Erotic, edgy, red-hot entertainment." Jayne Anne Krente
"Ms. Hamilton's intriguing blend of fantasy, mystery, and a touch of romance is great fun indeed." Romantic Times
#1 New York Times bestselling author Laurell K. Hamilton offers a sexy, suspenseful novel of human and inhuman passions, as vampire hunter Anita Blake must repay a favor to a man almost as dangerous as the ancient evil she's about to face...
Edward is a hit man, specializing in monsters, vampires, shapeshifters, anything and everything.There are people like Anita who do it legal, but Edward doesn't sweat the legalities, or, hell, the ethics. He's an equal opportunity killer.
Anita may be one of the few friends that Edward has, but it s like being friends with a tame leopard. It may curl up on the foot of your bed and let you pet its head, but it can still eat your throat out..."
The Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter backlist takes flight with a whole new look.
In her ninth adventure, vampire hunter Anita Blake owes a favor to a friend-a man almost as dangerous as the ancient evil she's about to face.
About the Author
Laurell K. Hamilton is a full-time writer and mother. Her bestselling Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novels include Narcissus in Chains, Blue Moon, Burnt Offerings, The Lunatic Café, Circus of the Damned, 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.