Book 1

Cover of Guilty Pleasures

'I don t date vampires. I kill them.' My name is Anita Blake. Vampires call me the Executioner. What I call them isn t repeatable. Ever since the Supreme Court granted the undead equal rights, most people think vampires are just ordinary folks with fangs. I know better. I ve seen their victims. I carry the scars...But now a serial killer is murdering vampires and the most powerful bloodsucker in town wants me to find the killer.


Book 2

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After a few centuries, the only death 'big enough' is a human sacrifice. I know, because I'm an animator. My name is Anita Blake. Working for Animators, Inc. is just a job - like selling insurance. But all the money in the world wasn't enough for me to take on the particular job Harold Gaynor was offering. Somebody else did, though - a rogue animator. Now he's not just raising the dead ...he's raising Hell. And it's up to me to stop it ...


Book 3

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I'm Anita Blake, expert on creatures of the night. I've dined with shapeshifters, danced with werewolves, and been wooed - but not won - by Jean-Claude, the Master Vampire of the City. And now a darkly dangerous vampire named Alejandro has hit town. He too wants me for his human servant. A war of the undead has begun. Over me. I would be flattered. If my life weren't at stake. Look out for more information on this book and others on the Orbit website at www.orbitbooks.co.uk.


Book 4

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And you don't fall in love with a werewolf. It interferes with your work. Especially when you're a preternatural expert, like me. My business brings me up close and personal with all shapes and sizes of monsters. And not ALL of them want to kill me. Take, for instance, the local pack of lycanthropes - they're werewolves to you. A number of them are missing, and they've come to me for help. Maybe because I'm dating the leader of the pack. I've survived a lot - from jealous vampires to killer zomb...


Book 5

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Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton

Published 1 October 1996

Hired to exhume two-hundred-year-old graves in the wake of a land dispute, Anita Blake becomes involved in local murders involving three dead teenagers and a bloodless corpse that makes her suspect that an evil force is preying upon the town.


Book 6

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The first hit man came after me at home, which should be against the rules. Then there was a second, and a third. Eventually, I found out that the word on the street was that Anita Blake, preternatural expert and vampire killer extraordinaire, was worth half a million dollars. Dead, not alive. So what's a girl to do but turn to the men in her life for help? Which in my case means an alpha werewolf and a master vampire. With professional killers on your trail, it's not a bad idea to have as much...


Book 7

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Burnt Offerings by Laurell K. Hamilton

Published 7 December 2000

'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. It's the monsters who...


Book 8

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Blue Moon by Laurell K. Hamilton

Published 1 November 1998

Unable to forget her fiance, Richard Zeeman, whom she had left when she could not reconcile herself to his werewolf nature, vampire hunter Anita Blake seeks to prove his innocence when he is falsely accused of rape in Tennessee.


Book 9

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Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, has dealt with - and destroyed - a lot of monsters. But her old mentor, Edward - ruthless killer, bounty hunter, assassin - may be worse than any of them. But Edward's got problems. A malevolent and seemingly unstoppable force is mutilating and dismembering the citizens of Albuquerque - and if he is to stop it he'll need all of Anita's firepower and cunning. It may not be enough. Look out for more information about this book and others on www.orbitbooks.co.uk


Book 10

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In her tenth adventure, nothing can save vampire hunter Anita Blake from a twist of fate that draws her ever closer to the brink of humanity.


Book 11

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Anita Blake is back! When Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, is asked to reanimate the body of a long-dead corpse it seems like just another case. But the corpse may hold the secret to an ancient crime that not everyone wants to be remembered . Now an unknown and terrifying menace moves to stop her investigation. Anita must employ all her deadly skill if she is to find the answers she needs and strike her enemies down. Find out more about this title and others at www.orbitbooks.co.uk


Book 12

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Incubus Dreams by Laurell K. Hamilton

Published 28 September 2004

As consultant to the Regional Preternatural Crime Investigation Unit, Anita Blake is called in on what appears to be a case involving a serial killer - a vampire serial killer - who may be preying on strippers. She's sure that none of the local vamps are responsible, but her judgement may be clouded by a conflict of interests. For she is, after all, the consort of Jean-Claude, the ever- intoxicating Master Vampire of the City - something both her human friends and her ex, the alpha werewolf Rich...


Book 13

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MICAH: Phone calls at half-past dawn are never a good omen for Anita Blake. This time she must fly within hours to Philadelphia, her task - to raise a witness from the dead for his testimony. Yet she could be her own worst enemy on this particular job. Accompanied only by her lover Micah, will he be enough to feed the ardeur, the lust-hunger that afflicts her? And, for the first time, they will be truly alone together - with all her fears and emotional doubts. STRANGE CANDY: Both sweet and spicy...


Book 13

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Micah by Laurell K. Hamilton

Published 28 February 2006


Book 14

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It was the middle of November. I was supposed to be out jogging but was at my breakfast table instead, talking about men, sex, werewolves, vampires and that thing that most unmarried but sexually active women fear most...She should be concentrating on a dangerous situation: the ardeur, the sexual power that flows between Anita and Jean-Claude, Master Vampire of the City and Richard, the volatile werewolf who loves her passionately, is reaching new levels, perhaps evolving into something entirely...


Book 15

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The Harlequin by Laurell K. Hamilton

Published 30 November 2002

Into Anita Blake's world-a world already overflowing with power-come creatures so feared that centuries-old vampires refuse to mention their names.


Book 16

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Blood Noir by Laurell K. Hamilton

Published 10 May 2008

Jason is a werewolf. He's also one of Anita Blake's best friends and sometimes her lover. And right now he needs her - not to be a vampire hunter, or a federal marshal, or a necromancer, but because his father is dying. Anita can make him look like an everyday guy, helping him say good-bye to the abusive father he never loved. The fact that Jason is not 'everyday' and Anita is far from being just a pretty woman is something they figure they can keep under wraps for a couple of days in a small to...


Book 17

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Skin Trade by Laurell K. Hamilton

Published 1 June 2009

The sensational new novel from the New York Times bestselling author featuring her vampire-hunting heroine Anita Blake Once you tell someone certain things, like, say, you got mailed a human head in a box, they tend to think you're crazy. Anita Blake's reputation has taken some hits. Not on the work front, where she has the highest kill count of all the legal vampire executioners in the country, but on the personal front. No one seems to trust a woman who sleeps with the monsters. Still, when a...


Book 18

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Flirt by Laurell K. Hamilton

Published 2 February 2010

The sensational new novel from the New York Times bestselling author featuring her vampire-hunting heroine Anita Blake. 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 necroman...


Book 19

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Bullet by Laurell K. Hamilton

Published 1 June 2010

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. There are lovers, friends and their children,...