Book Review: Strange Candy by Laurell K. Hamilton

Strange Candy (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Book 0.5)

Author: Laurell K. Hamilton

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Warnings: Vampires, ghosts, demons, & supernatural baddies of all kinds

Rating: M

Length: 257 pages

Related Posts: Anita Blake Book Challenge

For the purposes of my Anita Blake Book Challenge, I only reviewed the three Anita Blake related short stories that are part of this collection.

Synopsis

#1 New York Times bestselling author’s Laurell K. Hamilton’s first short story collection-including an all new Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter story.

Known for her darkly violent, stunningly erotic Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novels, New York Times bestselling author Laurell K. Hamilton reveals new dimensions of her talent in these fantastical fairy tales and lush parables as she welcomes readers to the far corners of her fertile imagination.

From a woman who marries into a family of volatile wizards to a couple fleeing a gang of love-hungry cupids, from a girl who seeks sanctuary in the form of a graceful goose to the disgruntled superhero Captain Housework, readers will revel in the many twists and turns of fortune in these unique, sometimes surreal visions. Hardened vampire hunter and zombie animator Anita Blake gets blindsided by the disturbing motives of her clients in the never-before-published “Those Who Seek Forgiveness” and in “The Girl Who Was Infatuated with Death.”

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