Book Review: Obsidian Butterfly by Laurell K. Hamilton

Obsidian Butterfly (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 9)

Author: Laurell K. Hamilton

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Warning: Violence, vampires, shape-shifters, werejaguars, animators, serial killer, rape, mutilation, violence against children, and a deluded vampire who likes to wear human body parts as clothing accessories

Rating: MA15+

Length: 596 pages (novel)

Related Posts: Book Review: Blue Moon by Laurell K. Hamilton (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 8); Book Review: Burnt Offerings by Laurell K. Hamilton (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 7)

Synopsis

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.

Continue reading “Book Review: Obsidian Butterfly by Laurell K. Hamilton”

Book Review: The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton

The Killing Dance (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 6)

Author: Laurell K. Hamilton

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Warning: Violence, vampires, zombies, animators, werewolves, and a vampire with progressive virulent disease that mimics the rotting vampire phenomenon (due to trying to go cold turkey and living like a Cullen)

Rating: MA15+

Length: 368 pages (novel)

Related Posts: Book Review: Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 5); Book Review: The Lunatic Cafe by Laurell K. Hamilton (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 4)

Synopsis

Dating both a vampire and a werewolf isn’t easy. But just to complicate Anita’s already messy life, someone has put a price on her head. Love cannot save her this time, so she turns to Edward, hitman extraordinaire, for help. But finding the person behind the threat won’t be easy, because as both a vampire hunter and zombie reanimator, Anita has made a lot of enemies-both human and otherwise.

Continue reading “Book Review: The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton”

Book Review: Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton

Guilty Pleasures (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 1)

Author: Laurell K. Hamilton

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Warning: Violence, vampires, wererats, blood play, pain play, zombies, animators, and ghouls

Rating: MA15+

Length: 355 pages

Related Posts: Book Review: Strange Candy by Laurell K. Hamilton (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 0.5)Anita Blake Book Challenge

Synopsis

Anita Blake may be small and young, but vampires call her the Executioner. Anita is a necromancer and vampire hunter in a time when vampires are protected by law—as long as they don’t get too nasty. Now someone’s killing innocent vampires and Anita agrees—with a bit of vampiric arm-twisting—to help figure out who and why.

Trust is a luxury Anita can’t afford when her allies aren’t human. The city’s most powerful vampire, Nikolaos, is 1,000 years old and looks like a 10-year-old girl. The second most powerful vampire, Jean-Claude, is interested in more than just Anita’s professional talents, but the feisty necromancer isn’t playing along—yet. This popular series has a wild energy and humor, and some very appealing characters—both dead and alive.

Continue reading “Book Review: Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton”