The Laughing Corpse (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 2)
Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Warning: Violence, vampires, voodoo priests, vaudun priestesses, zombies, animators, death, and human sacrifice
Length: 301 pages
Harold Gaynor offers Anita Blake a million dollars to raise a 300-year-old zombie. Knowing it means a human sacrifice will be necessary, Anita turns him down. But when dead bodies start turning up, she realizes that someone else has raised Harold’s zombie–and that the zombie is a killer. Anita pits her power against the zombie and the voodoo priestess who controls it.
In The Laughing Corpse Anita will learn that there are some secrets better left buried-and some people better off dead…