Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Series by Laurell K. Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight, Vickie Taylor

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  • Strange Candy (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #0.5)
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    Strange Candy (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #0.5)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 26 ratings · published 2007

    #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... more

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  • Guilty Pleasures (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #1)
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    Guilty Pleasures (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #1)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 44 ratings · published 2002

    Published over ten years ago by Ace, Guilty Pleasures marked the debut of a series that was destined to grow from cult favorite to a major New York Times bestseller. Now, for long-time Anita Blake junkies and newfound fans, Guilty Pleasures makes its trade paperback debut. Readers will learn how Anita Blake started raising the dead-and killing the undead. And how she met Jean Claude, the master vampire destined to become not only her biggest nemesis, but her greatest lover...

  • The Laughing Corpse (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #2)
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    The Laughing Corpse (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #2)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 41 ratings · published 2002

    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...

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

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 41 ratings · published 2002

    In Circus of the Damned 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.

  • The Lunatic Cafe (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #4)
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    The Lunatic Cafe (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #4)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 40 ratings · published 2002

    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 shapeshifters.

  • Bloody Bones (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #5)
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    Bloody Bones (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #5)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 41 ratings · published 2002

    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... more

  • The Killing Dance (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #6)
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    The Killing Dance (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #6)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 41 ratings · published 2002

    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.

  • Burnt Offerings (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #7)
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    Burnt Offerings (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #7)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 40 ratings · published 2002

    "You can't trust anyone who sleeps with the monsters." That's what I've always said. That's what I've always believed. But now I'm the one sharing a bed with the Master Vampire of the City. Me, Anita Blake. The woman the vampires call the Executioner. From part of the solution, I've become part of the problem. So it hits close to home when an arsonist begins to target vampire-owned businesses all over town -- an arsonist who seems to want to destroy more than just property... more

  • Blue Moon (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #8)
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    Blue Moon (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #8)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 37 ratings · published 2002

    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…

  • Bite (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #8.5)
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    Bite (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #8.5)

    Laurell K. Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight, Vickie Taylor

    · 25 ratings · published 2004

    Feel the Touch of Darkness. . . Follow a vampire who can be as deadly as her prey. Meet a down home southern girl who's found out, much to her chagrin, that vampires are her type. Feel the euphoria of fear in the shadow of a reluctant Queen of the Undead. Step closer to the hot-blooded edge of passion as a strange new mythology of the night is unveiled. The bite is back in vampire fiction as today's most provocative authors of vampire fiction cast their irresistible spells on you . . more

  • Obsidian Butterfly (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #9)
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    Obsidian Butterfly (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #9)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 40 ratings · published 2002

    The Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter backlist takes flight with a whole new look.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.

  • Narcissus in Chains (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #10)
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    Narcissus in Chains (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #10)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 37 ratings · published 2002

    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... more

  • Cerulean Sins (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #11)
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    Cerulean Sins (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #11)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 39 ratings · published 2004

    Cerulean Sins, the eleventh entry in the hugely-popular Anita Blake series, finds everyone’s favorite vampire hunter keeping house and kicking butt. Anita Blake is trying to get her life back to “normal” after a break-up with her werewolf lover. She has settled into a pattern of domesticity, which means that the new man in her life, the leopard shapeshifter Micah, has no problem sharing her with Jean-Claude, Master Vampire of the City... more

  • Incubus Dreams (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #12)
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    Incubus Dreams (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #12)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 37 ratings · published 2005

    In the latest New York Times bestselling Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series, Anita's life is more complicated than ever, as she is caught between her obligations to the living and the undead. A vampire serial killer who preys on strippers is on the loose. Called in to consult on the case, Anita fears her judgment may be clouded by a conflict of interest. For she is, after all, the consort of Jean-Claude, the ever-intoxicating Master Vampire of the City... more

  • Micah (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #13)
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    Micah (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #13)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 35 ratings · published 2006

    "RAISING THE DEAD IS EASY. LOVE IS HARD..." There are lots of reasons to raise the dead-some private, some public. In this case, the feds have a witness who died before he could speak on the record. They want him raised so his testimony can be taken. So here I am, on a plane to Philadelphia, flying off to do my job. But I'm not alone. Micah is with me. Micah, head of the St. Louis wereleopard pard. King to my Queen... more

  • Danse Macabre (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #14)
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    Danse Macabre (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #14)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 35 ratings · published 2007

    These days, Anita Blake is less interested in vampire politics than in an ancient, ordinary dread she shares with women down the ages: she may be pregnant. And, if she is, whether the father is a vampire, a werewolf, or someone else entirely, he knows perfectly well that being a Federal Marshal known for raising the dead and being a vampire executioner, is no way to bring up a baby.

  • The Harlequin (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #15)
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    The Harlequin (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #15)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 34 ratings · published 2008

    Anita Blake is about to face the challenge of her life. Into her world-a world already overflowing with power-have come creatures so feared that powerful, centuries-old vampires refuse to mention their names. It is forbidden to speak of The Harlequin unless you've been contacted. And to be contacted by The Harlequin is to be under sentence of death. Long-time rivals for Anita's affections, Jean-Claude, Master Vampire of the City, and Richard, alpha-werewolf, will need to become allies... more

  • Blood Noir (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #16)
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    Blood Noir (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #16)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 34 ratings · published 2009

    A favor for a friend puts Anita Blake in the center of a full-blown scandal that threatens master vampire Jean- Claude's reign-and makes her a pawn in an ancient vampire queen's new rise to power.

  • Skin Trade (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #17)
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    Skin Trade (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #17)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 32 ratings · published 2010

    A proven series with a hot new look. The #1 bestselling author returns with her most anticipated novel yet. When a vampire serial killer sends Anita Blake a grisly souvenir from Las Vegas, she has to warn Sin City's local authorities what they're dealing with. Only it's worse than she thought. Ten officers and one executioner have been slain-paranormal style. Anita heads to Vegas, where's she's joined by three other federal marshals, including the ruthless Edward... more

  • Flirt (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #18)
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    Flirt (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #18)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 30 ratings · published 2011

    The "New York Times" bestselling series. When Anita Blake meets with prospective client Tony Bennington, who is desperate to have her reanimate his recently deceased wife, she is full of sympathy for his loss. Anita knows something about love, and she knows everything there is to know about loss. But what she also knows, though Tony Bennington seems unwilling to be convinced, is that the thing she can do as a necromancer isn't the miracle he thinks he needs... more

  • Bullet (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #19)
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    Bullet (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #19)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 29 ratings · published 2011

    Watch a video The music came back up and the next group of little girls, slightly older, came out. There was a lot of that in the next hour and change. I liked dance, and it was no reflection on the kids, but my will to live began to seep away on about the fifth group of sequined children... Anita Blake is back in St. Louis and trying to live a normal life-as normal as possible for someone who is a legal vampire executioner and a U. S. Marshal... more

  • Hit List (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #20)
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    Hit List (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #20)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 30 ratings · published 2012

    A serial killer is hunting the Pacific Northwest, murdering victims in a gruesome and spectacular way. The local police suspect “monsters” are involved, and have called in Anita Blake and Edward, U.S. Marshals who really know their monsters, to catch the killer. But some monsters are very real—and even to speak their name can earn you a death sentence. The bogeymen of the vampire world, The Harlequin, are here in America hunting weretigers and human police... more

  • Beauty (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #20.5)
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    Beauty (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #20.5)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 18 ratings · published 2012

    The steamy outtake that takes readers even further into Laurell K. Hamilton’s bestselling novel, Kiss the Dead. You’d think I’d get used to seeing such a beautiful man and knowing he was mine, but it never grew old, as if his beauty and the fact that he was mine, and I was his, would forever surprise me. With a vampire like Jean Claude around, it’s far too easy for Anita Blake to doubt her own appearance—and the hold it has on those who love her... more

  • Kiss the Dead (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #21)
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    Kiss the Dead (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #21)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 27 ratings · published 2013

    When a fifteen-year-old girl is abducted by vampires, it’s up to U.S. Marshal Anita Blake to find her. And when she does, she’s faced with something she’s never seen before: a terrifyingly ordinary group of people—kids, grandparents, soccer moms—all recently turned and willing to die to avoid serving a master. And where there’s one martyr, there will be more… But even vampires have monsters that they’re afraid of. And Anita is one of them…

  • Dancing (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #21.5)
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    Dancing (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #21.5)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 18 ratings · published 2013

    For most people, summer barbecues are nothing to be afraid of. But Anita isn’t exactly plain vanilla—and neither is her love life. So it takes a special kind of courage to attend a barbecue thrown by her friend Sergeant Zerbrowski... more

  • Shutdown (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #21.75)
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    Shutdown (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #21.75)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 13 ratings · published 0201

    This story is for all my readers who have been impacted by the current political SNAFU – and for anyone else who might need to enjoy a free story in these difficult times. “Shutdown”, will be available free for the duration of the government shutdown. Once the government is back in business then the short story will no longer be available on line, at least not until my publisher and I figure out what we might want to do with it... more

  • Affliction (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #22)
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    Affliction (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #22)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 29 ratings · published 2014

    Some zombies are raised. Others must be put down. Just ask Anita Blake. Before now, she would have considered them merely off-putting, never dangerous. Before now, she had never heard of any of them causing human beings to perish in agony. But that’s all changed. Micah’s estranged father lies dying, rotting away inside from some strange ailment that has his doctors whispering about “zombie disease.” Anita makes her living off of zombies—but these aren’t the kind she knows so well... more

  • Jason (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #23)
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    Jason (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #23)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 21 ratings · published 2014

    "Enjoying pain with your pleasure is something you either get, or you don't. If you get it, then you don't really need it explained, because you know how good it feels, and if you don't get it then no amount of talking is going to convince you it makes sense." But sometimes you have to explain the unexplainable, especially if the love of your life needs to understand, or she'll leave you. Jason Schuyler is one of Anita Blake's best friends and favorite werewolves, with benefits. J.J... more

  • Dead Ice (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #24)
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    Dead Ice (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #24)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 23 ratings · published 2015

    Anita Blake has the highest kill count of any vampire executioner in the country. She’s a U.S. Marshal who can raise zombies with the best of them. But ever since she and master vampire Jean-Claude went public with their engagement, all she is to anyone and everyone is Jean-Claude’s fiancée. It’s wreaking havoc with her reputation as a hard ass—to some extent. Luckily, in professional circles, she’s still the go-to expert for zombie issues... more

  • Wounded (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #24.5)
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    Wounded (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #24.5)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 16 ratings · published 2016

    Be proud of Life’s battle scars, it means you were stronger than whatever hurt you, and you didn’t die—and Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter and U.S. Marshal will be the first to show you hers in this sweet and sexy story of celebration and connection from #1 New York Times bestselling author Laurell K. Hamilton. Anita attends the wedding of her close friend but finds that even on the happiest of days there are wounds that need healing... more

  • Crimson Death (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #25)
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    Crimson Death (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #25)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 20 ratings · published 2016

    In her twenty-fifth adventure, vampire hunter and necromancer Anita Blake learns that evil is in the eye of the beholder... Anita has never seen Damian, her vampire servant, in such a state. The rising sun doesn’t usher in the peaceful death that he desperately needs. Instead, he’s being bombarded with violent nightmares and blood sweats. And now, with Damian at his most vulnerable, Anita needs him the most... more

  • Serpentine (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #26)
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    Serpentine (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #26)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 18 ratings · published 2018

    Vampire hunter Anita Blake has managed to overcome everything she faces. But this time there's a monster that even she doesn't know how to fight...A remote Florida island is the perfect wedding destination for the upcoming nuptials of Anita's fellow U.S. Marshal and best friend Edward. For Anita, the vacation is a welcome break, as it's the first trip she gets to take with wereleopards Micah and Nathaniel. But it's not all fun and games and bachelor parties.. more

  • Sucker Punch (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #27)
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    Sucker Punch (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #27)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 18 ratings · published 2020

    A brutal murder, a suspect in jail, and an execution planned, but what if the wrong person is about to be killed?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀When a fellow U.S. Marshal asks Anita Blake to fly to a tiny community in Michigan's Upper Peninsula on an emergency consult, she knows time is running short. When she arrives, there is plenty of proof that a young wereleopard killed his uncle in the most gruesome and bloody way possible... more

  • Rafael (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter) (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #28)
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    Rafael (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter) (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #28)

    Laurell K. Hamilton

    · 16 ratings · published 2021

    Rafael, king of the wererats, must fight to the death to defend his crown. He wants Anita Blake, one of his closest allies, with him as he faces an opponent unlike any he’s faced before. He will ask Anita to risk everything to be at his side.… But some of the wererats fear that Rafael depends too much on Anita and her ties to the vampires. They believe that there is only room in America for one supernatural king, and Rafael will turn them into nothing more than food for the bloodsuckers... more

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