Narcissus in Chains
Returning to St. Louis after a tough case in New Mexico, work is the last thing that Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, wants to think about. The woman the vampires call The Executioner is still no closer to choosing between her two lovers and after months of celibacy, she craves them like never before.
But when a wereleopard is abducted from a seedy club, Anita is plunged once more into the dark world of shapeshifter crime and werecreature power struggles. A sinister force seems to be targeting the lycanthropes and Anita may be their only hope - but only if she can survive herself.
Laurell K. Hamilton is one of the leading writers of paranormal fiction. A #1 New York Times bestselling author, Hamilton writes the popular Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novels and the Meredith Gentry series. She is also the creator of a bestselling comic book series based on her Anita Blake novels and published by Marvel Comics. Hamilton is a full-time writer and lives in the suburbs of St. Louis with her family.
Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter consists of thirty primary works, and includes one additional book that complement the series but is not considered mandatory reads, and the series is set to expand with the upcoming release of one more book. The current recommended reading order for the series is provided below.