In this nineteenth installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, Finding out that Anita, Richard and Jean-Claude have a price on their head and that someone is out to kill them isn’t quite new to them. With all the power attacks going on from not just one person but many, the men in Anita’s life start to act like children. You would think they might pick a safer time to make people bleed. When Anita’s own blood is spilled she has to decide if she is a lover or a fighter. You might be surprised like I was.
In this eighteenth installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, Anita gets kidnapped by a client who didn’t like the answer they got. Anita has to overextend her powers and do the worst possible thing she has ever done in order to stay alive. While injured not only does she have to protect herself from the enemy but from herself as well. What usually happens when Anita is forced to defend herself? Bodies start hitting the floor and the Calvary arrives just in time to clean up the mess.
In this seventeenth installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, Anita receives a bloody gift that sends her to Las Vegas to investigate. When word gets around to Edward he insists on meeting her there with back up. When Anita struggles with her powers the last thing she needs is to have to deal with a psycho who thinks she is him un-up girl. On top of all that in order to solve the crime Anita has to go play weretiger politics. In the end it comes down to who fears who more.
In this sixteenth installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, Anita and Jason travel to Jason’s hometown to see his father in the hospital. As Jason tries to get his Hallmark moment, Anita is trying to deflect relationship questions for the media. When the media runs with false information it causes trouble back home in the vampire community. Because of family secrets Jason’s life is also put in danger. Not only is the media a hindrance but also the local security. When someone who is supposed to be keeping them safe betrays them things go for bad to worse. Anita shows off her survival skills and powers in order to keep Jason alive until help arrives.
In this fifteenth installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, fear and panic take hold of the vampires in the city. The Vampire Council may have sent the Harlequin to investigate. But something just isn’t right. When Edward comes to town he also brings psycho back up and a love sick teenage stepson. In order to save the city and her monsters Anita must choose between them or her badge. During the fight Anita hears hard truths from Richard and the battle ends with blood on the floor and not all of it the enemies.
In this fourteenth installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, Anita worries that she might be pregnant. The visiting vampires start trouble and make finding a Pom De Sang more difficult. With all this hitting Anita at once, a mental breakdown is inevitable. But if Anita runs away she will lose everything she holds dear.
In this thirteenth installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, Anita takes a case out of state. Because of the limitations of her powers she has to take Micah along. After realizing this is the first chance they have had alone together, Anita’s issues get in the way. Micah’s past is brought up when the FED that saved him after his attack is there to meet them at the airport. Problems arise when the investigation leaves our a few details. By the time the mystery is solved Anita has already raised the zombie and the blood on the floor isn’t just the murderers.
In this twelfth installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, Anita’s dear friend presents Anita with a series of very important questions. Before Anita gets a chance to answer those questions her powers answer them for her. Problems arise because of the new power spike around Anita. A case involving murdered strippers takes Anita away from home and teaming up with SWAT. Other parts of Anita’s life collide when she finds a dead body at the same strip club she is at to save Ronnie from. With a case that hits so close to home Anita starts to question herself.
In this eleventh installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, Asher interrupts at night of raising zombies to inform Anita that Musette has come to town unannounced. From one event to the next Anita’s night goes for frustrating to hellishly dangerous. While dealing with vampire politics Anita learns that she is not as useless at politics as she thought. With assassin attempts and the city going up in a series of blazing infernos, Anita has a lot on her plate. In the end the culprit is found and Anita didn’t have to use a bullet.
In this tenth installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, One of her wereleopards becomes unruly just in time with the newcomers who are starting trouble with the shifter community. Anita has to save one of her shifter and may also have become one of them. Anita has to find her place within the wolves again, but that is made more difficult when the new members reject her as their Lupa. Leaders of the shifter community start to disappear and the body count starts to go up. How does Anita Blake solve a problem? With a bullet, but she may not have enough fire power this time.
In this ninth installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, Edward calls on Anita to fulfill a favor. Anita gets to travel New Mexico to see Edward in his home town. Edward Isn’t just asking for her help with the investigation. He is also asking her to be his conscience. Edward introduces Anita to his real life and his backup. Anita gets to show off her knowledge and kick butt powers.Some of which get her her some wary looks from people she should be able to trust. Being called a zombie queen and witch are not the only problems Anita has to face to solve to case. A sadistic Alpha werewolf and delusional vampires is just the tip of the creepy iceberg.
In this eighth installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, Anita finds Richard has gotten into a bit of a mess and is now behind bars for rape. in order to find the true culprit Anita has to get threw corrupt cops, territorial vampires, shifter politic, and an out of town group that includes a sorcerer. On top of all that Anita has to deal with her on/off relationship with Richard. If that isn’t enough she also has to deal with being the new leader of a bunch of wereleopards.
In this seventh installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, Anita finds out just how hard it is to deal with vampire politics. Richard and Anita are still struggling with their relationship. Can they forgive the betrayals of their past? In the mean time she has to solve a city-wide attack against the shifter and vampire communities. From arson, assassination attempts and saving her new wereleopards, Anita has her hands full. To top it off the Vampire High Council comes to town to seek punishment for the death of the Earthmover. Anita is thrust into vampire politic in order to save her people. After all is said and done, Anita learns just how much she is willing to do for her loved ones.
In this sixth installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, Anita finds out Richard is still keeping secrets. Being on someone’s hit list and fending off assassination attempts, fending off a very determined Jean-Claude and trying to stay out of jail is just the beginning. The story comes to a head with Richard going against the Alpha in The Killing Dance.
In this fifth installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, being the most sought after Animator in the country has it’s drawbacks. Anita and Larry travel out of state to raise and entire cemetery. Complications arise when the local vampires are made aware the the Executioner is in town. Anita and Larry are also brought into a missing person case that could have been a vampire abduction. To top it off the land owner of the cemetery has an agenda and the town is the home to scarier things then vampires. After all is said and done Anita finds out just how vulnerable she is to the monsters.
In this forth installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, Anita learns more about the shifter community in the pursuit of a case involving missing shifters. Having to deal with an aggressive alpha wolf is only one of the problems she encounters. With all this looming in the forefront Anita also has some issues with Richard keeping secrets from her. In steps Edward Anita’s one time mentor. Edward brings with him an even more scary case then hers. When there cases collide Edward decides to stick around and and help Anita hunt down the shifter’s kidnappers. How does an Anita Blake story usually end? You got it! Gunfire and bloodshed.
Guilty Pleasures By Laurell K. Hamilton
In this first installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, Anita is starting to find her stride within the Regional Preternatural Investigation Team, R.P.I.T. or RIP for short. Anita in currently working as their consultant, but that is only one of her day jobs. At night she raises zombies for Animators Inc. She is also “the Executioner,” for the State of Missouri. In the pursuit of crime solving Anita is forced to work with the “beautiful corpse,” Jean-Claude. It’s a good thing Anita carries her own arsenal with her because solving this crime might create a few problems. How does Anita Blake Vampire Executioner handle problems? The Executioner prefers bullets!
In this third installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, we meet Anita’s new apprentice Larry. On Larry’s first night on the job they have a run in with activists and vampires. Along with the arrival of new vampires in town there is also a rise in vampire attacks. In walks the Earthmover to solve all of Anita’s problems, or will he? Along with all this action we also meet a potential new flame for Anita, Richard Zeeman. But is Richard all that he appears to be? A story isn’t complete without an epic battle scene, but will Anita survive?
Man Love seems to be one of Lynn’s specialties. The Brac Pac Collection is a great start for someone looking for short reads. Each book is great as a stand alone, but is even better if you plan to continue on in the series. These characters are heartwarming and leave you with a sense of family. Action, adventure, hot sexy moments and a bit of mischief are par for the course of everyday life in the Brac Pac Village. Vampires, wolves, tigers and bears of my! From Vampires to blue fairies this collection has a bit for everyone. Let Lynne know what you think at her Blog and check out the other books she’s written as well as free reads at BookStrand.
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Mercy Thompson the V.W. mechanic? She is a coyote in the world of werewolves, vampires and fairies. Though she has the support of all her friends she never knows who truly is friend or foe. Mercy is forever falling into crazy situations, and struggling to find a way out of it. This great series even has a spin-off of the Alpha and Omega. Both series run in the same world and along similar time lines. Both of these series have amazing action and great characters. Check it out and don’t forget to let the author know what you think.
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Other Works By Patricia Briggs