Readers haven't seen anything yet-new in the "fabulously imagined series" (Publishers Weekly) from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. 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,... show more
Readers haven't seen anything yet-new in the "fabulously imagined series" (Publishers Weekly) from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. 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. Shapeshifters Nathaniel and Micah will have to step up their support. And then there's Edward. In this situation, Anita knows that she needs to call the one man who has always been there for her...
Publish date: June 5th 2007
Publisher: Berkley Hardcover
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
, Urban Fantasy
, Adult Fiction
, Paranormal Romance
Series: Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter (#15)
The Harlequin, the deadly and secret Wild Hunt of the Council, the ultimate police force and nightmare of the vampire world, has arrived in St. Louis. Ostensibly there to examine Malcolm after his refusal to Blood Oath his followers, they are casting their eyes on Jean-Claude And they are not play...
This is a series I've stopped waiting for and I'm just borrowing from the library. It's just not making me want the books, it's more curiousity that's driving me these days. Edward was the driving force behind my reading this one and he does appear. However if I was him I'd be very tempted to run...
For once, I actually can relate something resembling a PLOT that occurs in this book! YIPPEE!Anita Blake is at her workplace (don't faint!) and meets up with Malcolm, the leader of the Church of Eternal Life. Two of his vampire followers have Execution Hits out for them - executions that Anita is ...
This is my 2nd read, 1st review of this book and i enjoyed it a great deal. What i loved most was the church scene with the harlequin and break up with Richard. But also the new changes in the ardeur was pretty nifty.