Bullet

Bullet

Book - 2010
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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, school programs to attend. In the midst of all the ordinary happiness a vampire from Anita's past reaches out. She was supposed to be dead, killed in an explosion, but the Mother of All Darkness is the first vampire, their dark creator. It's hard to kill a god. This dark goddess has reached out to her here-in St. Louis, home of everyone Anita loves most. The Mother of All Darkness has decided she has to act now or never, to control Anita, and all the vampires in America.

The Mother of All Darkness believes that the triumvirate created by master vampire Jean-Claude with Anita and the werewolf Richard Zeeman has enough power for her to regain a body and to immigrate to the New World. But the body she wants to possess is already taken. Anita is about to learn a whole new meaning to sharing her body, one that has nothing to do with the bedroom. And if the Mother of All Darkness can't succeed in taking over Anita's body for herself, she means to see that no one else has the use of it, ever again. Even Belle Morte, not always a friend to Anita, has sent word: "Run if you can..."
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, c2010.
ISBN: 9780425234334
0425234339
9780515149494
Characteristics: 356 p. ;,24 cm.

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Raynam
Apr 25, 2017

The author is to carried away with sex.There is to much second quessing every move that is made by the main characters.Not that good.Hope the next book is about more of her police work and exploes more character depth.

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nessmr89
Jun 11, 2014

Amazing book!

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Ubalstecha
May 15, 2012

When I read Skin Trade, one of the previous instalment of the series, I marvelled at how author Hamilton had rediscovered plot. But that appears to be a short term flirtation with that literary device as she dives back into the eroticism that characterizes her stories.

In Bullet, Marme Noire appears to not be dead, but is instead possessing the bodies of the European master vampires. She seems to be intent on setting them against Jean-Claude and Anita, in her bid to take over the necromancer's body. Jean-Claude and Anita try to fight back, by further consolidating their power with the were-tigers. The plan is to set up Jean-Claude as the leader of proposed North American coucil.

This book is full of the cliches that permeate this series. Anita has sex with everything and everyone, while beating herself up over being a monster. She continues to gain power over new species of were-animals. The only change here is that Richard, Anita's former boyfriend and the third member of the triumvirate, seems to have made peace with the situation and works with Jean-Claude and Anita to protect the various communities they lead.

This is an OK book when you need something naughty on a cold, Friday night. But beyond that, a little disappointing.

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Speed_Demon_Reader
Mar 11, 2011

This the 19th book of a 20 book series...just when I thought I was going to write this author off, she did OK..emphasize on okay. Though you would have to read the rest of the series (which I do not recommend) to enjoy. If you haven't started this series don't start. This author gets way too much credit. She can write, but she has no clue on how to tell a story. I head she's doing comics now maybe those are better cuz she can't drag them out like she does in her novels. Hate to talk ill on people, but just being honest.

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cat_the_dragonfly
Jan 26, 2011

We get it, LKH. Supernatural creatures have a LOT of sex in all different flavours. Could you get back to telling the story?

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Blueeyetea
Dec 23, 2010

A good read, but the amount of sex is getting old.

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peacockore
Oct 07, 2010

I couldn't put this one down, much like the others. The characters can still surprise you after 19 books! I cannot wait for the next one. I miss Anita Blake already.

Sam_tt Jul 25, 2010

I Just finished reading it and as always, can’t wait for the next one. This new twist with the bad guys is thrilling and anything can happen. It’s great to see a series where the characters continue to grow and evolve.

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