With Minion and The Awakening, L.A. Banks broke new ground in the erotic vampire milieu, dazzling readers with her intricately crafted plots and unforgettable characters. Now, Banks returns with another stunning tale featuring the Vampire Huntress Damali Richards...
brings a new Neteru, a vampire huntress whose mission is to vanquish
evil from the world. This millennium's savior has come in the form of
Damali Richards, a hip-hop diva with the heart of a warrior and an
attitude to match. But a war in Hell has cost Damali both her powers
and her past love, Carlos Rivera. Still, Damali can't let her grief
stand in her way. Several gruesome deaths, starting with an American
research team, have come to Damali's attention in Brazil. The nature of
the deaths leads Damali to believe that the killer is anything but
Unknown to Damali, the life of Master Vampire Carlos Rivera was saved by a most unlikely group: a band of monks also dedicated to fighting the Dark Realm. In exchange, they want Carlos to help stop the inhuman murders plaguing Brazil – and they will use Damali as bait if they have to. Reunited, Damali and Carlos give in to the erotic passion they have fought for so long. Together, they are a powerful force. But Damali has made a terrifying enemy who won't rest until the beautiful Neteru is dead...
L. A. Banks (1959-2011) was a pseudonym of Leslie Esdaile Banks.
L. A. Banks was the author of the Vampire Huntress Legend series. She had a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and a master's in fine arts from Temple University. Banks considered herself a shape-shifter. She wrote romance, women's fiction, crime and suspense, and of course, dark vampire huntress lore. She lived with her daughter in an undisclosed lair somewhere in Philadelphia.