Book Review: Cerulean Sins by Laurell K. Hamilton

Cerulean Sins (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 11)

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Warning: Violence, vampires, wereanimals, rape, abuse, child vampires, and vampire politics

Rating: MA15+

Length: 416 pages (novel)

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Synopsis

With her “New York Times” bestselling Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novels, Laurell K. Hamilton wraps readers up in stories of suspense and sensuality. Cerulean Sins is no exception. Now, Anita learns what it’s like to be at the new end of a centuries-old bloodline-and just how far she’ll let herself get pushed around by one of the oldest vampires alive…or should we say dead?

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Book Review: Narcissus In Chains by Laurell K. Hamilton

Narcissus in Chains (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 10)

Author: Laurell K. Hamilton

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Warning: Violence, vampires, wereanimals, panwere (shifter who can shift into multiple forms), a bad guy with a dissociative identity disorder, torture, forced shifting, BDSM themes, and general badassery

Rating: MA15+

Length: 424 pages (novel)

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Synopsis

Hamilton’s vampire-hunting Anita Blake faces a plethora of foes in her tenth outing. Just returned to St. Louis after six months away, Anita is still no closer to choosing between her lovers–Jean-Claude, a vampire, and Richard, a werewolf. But she has to rely on both for help after two of the wereleopards that she has been watching are abducted at a seedy club called Narcissus in Chains. Anita and her boyfriends rescue the wereleopards from the sinister people holding them, but Anita is wounded in the fight and put at risk of becoming a wereleopard herself. Richard angrily captures the wereleopard he believes is responsible and threatens to execute him. Anita must now rescue that wereleopard from Richard and the werewolves he leads, even as she mourns the apparent end of her relationship with him. Then she realizes that those who kidnapped the first two wereleopards are targeting other lycanthropes. Maybe she will be next. With plenty of steamy sex and graphic violence, this is engaging reading for vampire cultists.

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Book Review: Blue Moon by Laurell K. Hamilton

Blue Moon (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 8)

Author: Laurell K. Hamilton

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Warning: Violence, vampires, zombies, animators, werewolves, rotting vampires, night hags (moras), necromancers, demons, torture, mutilation, and a creepy eunuch sorcerer

Rating: MA15+

Length: 418 pages (novel)

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Synopsis

When she chose master vampire Jean-Claude over her ex-fiancé, alpha werewolf Richard Zeeman, Anita learned that sometimes love is not enough. But though she and Richard won’t be walking down any aisles, she can’t turn her back on him when he’s arrested on a rape charge in Tennessee. Anita knows firsthand that Richard has the morals of a saint—or at least a boy scout. But his guilt or innocence is not the issue. He’s behind bars, and in five days a full moon will rise…

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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)

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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.

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Book Review: Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton

Bloody Bones (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 5)

Author: Laurell K. Hamilton

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Warning: Violence, vampires, zombies, animators, werewolves, fairies, Rawhead and Bloody Bones, rotting vampires, and pedophiles

Rating: MA15+

Length: 336 pages (novel)

Related Posts: Book Review: The Lunatic Cafe by Laurell K. Hamilton (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 4); Book Review: Circus of the Damned by Laurell K. Hamilton (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 3)

Synopsis

In Laurell K. Hamilton’s New York Times bestselling novels, Anita Blake, vampire hunter and animator, takes a bite out of crime-of the supernatural kind. But even someone who deals with death on a daily basis can be unnerved by its power… 

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 is an expert-in just the kinds of preternatural goings-on that have everyone spooked. And she’s got an “in” with just the kind of creature who can make sense of the slayings: a sexy master vampire known as Jean Claude.

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Book Review: The Lunatic Cafe by Laurell K. Hamilton

The Lunatic Cafe (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 4)

Author: Laurell K. Hamilton

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Warning: Violence, vampires, zombies, animators, shape-shifters, witches, nagas, bigoted policemen, wererats, shifter hunting, and skinning

Rating: MA15+

Length: 352 pages (novel)

Related Posts: Book Review: Circus of the Damned by Laurell K. Hamilton (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 3); Book Review: The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K. Hamilton (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 2)

Synopsis

In Laurell K. Hamilton’s New York Times bestselling novels, Vampire Hunter and zombie animator Anita Blake is an expert at sniffing out the bad from the good. But she’s about to learn that nothing is ever as it seems-especially in matters of the not-so-human heart…

Dating a werewolf with self-esteem issues is stressing Anita out. Especially when something-or someone-starts taking out the city’s shape-shifters.

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Book Review: Circus of the Damned by Laurell K. Hamilton

Circus of the Damned (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 3)

Author: Laurell K. Hamilton

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Warning: Violence, vampires, zombies, animators, giant snakes, lamia, and shape-shifters

Rating: MA15+

Length: 320 pages (novel)

Related Posts: Book Review: The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K. Hamilton (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 2; Book Review: Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 1)

Synopsis

In Circus of the Damned-now in trade paperback for the first time-a rogue master vampire hits town, and Anita gets caught in the middle of an undead turf war. Jean-Claude, the Master Vamp of the city, wants her for his own-but his enemies have other plans. And to make matters worse, Anita takes a hit to the heart when she meets a stunningly handsome junior high science teacher named Richard Zeeman. They’re two humans caught in the crossfire-or so Anita thinks.

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