The latest installment of the Anita Blake series will leave
new readers intrigued and long-time fans panting for more.
The bite-size novella depicts what happens when out of town
shapeshifters are hired to kidnap Anita Blake for some
decidedly non-shapeshifter business. In one minute, the
professionals wish they had never heard the name "Anita
Blake." However, Anita is no slouch when she determines to
use every power at her command to save herself and those
Filled with the kind of storytelling Hamilton is known for,
the tale is interesting and moves the plotlines forward in
a fascinating way that will have readers of all types
looking for the release date of the next installment.
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 necromancer
isn't the miracle he thinks he needs. The creature that
Anita could coerce to step out of the late Mrs. Bennington's
grave would not be the lovely Mrs. Bennington. Not really.
And not for long.