Cherie Priest is the author of nine novels, including the steampunk pulp adventures Dreadnought, Clementine, and Boneshaker. Boneshaker was nominated for both the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award; it was a PNBA Award winner, and winner of the Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel. She presently lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and a fat black cat.
Praise for "Bloodshot" "Even if you've been experiencing some vampire fatigue lately, Cherie Priest's smart-mouth, sticky-fingered protagonist is still worth spending 350 pages with. Instead of trying to reinvent the vampire genre, Priest just gives it new life and potency...This book only needs one thing to be fantastic, and that's Raylene's voice. There's an entertainingly aggressive wackiness about her... She's witty and sharp and excellently lecherous." -- io9 "Witty, fast-paced, and fabulous, Bloodshot is a refreshing addition to the urban fantasy genre. Priest's darkly hilarious tale will leave readers anxious for more adventures with the charmingly neurotic Raylene and her unlikely entourage. A vastly entertaining read!" -- Jeaniene Frost, New York Times bestselling author of this Side of the Grave "A 100-year-old vampire thief runs afoul of secret biological experimenters--first of an urban fantasy series from the versatile author of Boneshaker...Brutallyn