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Even hardened vampire hunter and zombie animator Anita Blake gets blindsided by the disturbing motives of her clients in the new "Those Who Seek Forgiveness" and in "The Girl Who Was Infatuated with Death.". The #1 New York Times bestselling author's short story collection-including an all-new Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter story-now in paperback. 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 fantastical fairy tales and lush parables
All rights reserved. Anita Blake aficionados, though, will relish the opener, "Those Who Seek Forgiveness," with its early version of a somewhat naïve vampire hunter. Stories set in the sword-and-sorcery world of Hamilton's first novel, Nightseer—"A Token for Celandine," "Winterkill," "The Curse-maker" and "Stealing Souls"—reveal that she has always had a talent for portraying strong female characters. From Publishers Weekly Fans will best appreciate the 14 often darkly humorous fictions in bestseller Hamilton's first story collection, which includes several unpu
She lives in a suburb of St. Louis with her family. Laurell K. She is also the author of A Kiss of Shadows and A Caress of Twilight. Her bestselling Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novels include Narcissus in Chains, Obsidian Butterfly, Blue Moon, Burnt Offerings, The Killing Dance, Bloody Bones, The Lunatic Café, Circus of the Damned, The Laughing Corpse, and Guilty Pleasures. . Ha
"Well worth your time" according to Amazon Customer. Favorite author. I've been reading her books for years now, and she never fails to satisfy my love for this subject matter.I love everything she writes-and I live near St. Louis. Cool seeing places I know named in her books. I love books on this subject and several other authors, too, . Thoroughly fascinating and mostly fun! Alisha A. Henri When I discovered this book was a compilation of Laurell K. Hamilton's stories mostly other than from Anita Blake's world, I was interested. By the time I finished the first my mind was happily engaged. I'd already read the final story, which was an Anita story (and one that I still fo. Erika Lynn said Always wonderful. As a diehard fan of the Anita Blake series I felt it would be remiss of me not read these short stories as well. I was not disappointed. Laurell K. Hamilton is always a pleasure. She is an extraordinary author with a delicious sense of humor and an amazing imagination.