Anita Blake may be small and young, but vampires call her the Executioner. Anita is a necromancer and vampire hunter in a time when vampires are protected by law–as long as they don't get too nasty. Now someone's killing innocent vampires and Anita agrees–with a bit of vampiric arm-twisting–to help figure out who and why.
Trust is a luxury Anita can't afford when her allies aren't human. The city's most powerful vampire, Nikolaos, is 1,000 years old and looks like a 10-year-old girl. The second most powerful vampire, Jean-Claude, is interested in more than just Anita's professional talents, but the feisty necromancer isn't playing along–yet.
There are twelve books in the series (which means lots and lots of characters), but the overlying plot thread involves Anita's romantic relationships with various men (vampires, werewolves, wereleopards), and her growing acceptance (or reluctance) of being a magnet for supernatural activity. The books are packed with sex, violence, and lots of great tension and emotion.
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