Laurell K. Hamilton is a full-time writer and mother. Her bestselling Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novels include "Narcissus in Chains," "Obsidian Butterfly," "Blue Moon," "Burnt Offerings," "The Killing Dance," "Bloody Bones," "The Lunatic Cafe," "Circus of the Damned," "The Laughing Corpse," and "Guilty Pleasures." She is also the author of "A Kiss of Shadows" and "A Caress of Twilight." She lives in a suburb of St. Louis with her family."
Those who like a plot that moves at the pace of a runaway locomotive will be delighted with this 20th installment of the Anita Blake series. As punchy as her first foray Hamilton goes back to basics and delivers a sleek, hard-boiled page-turner. "