Best-selling author Laurell K. Hamilton's heroine is back! Animator Anita Blake's search for a serial killer takes her to a dangerous after-hours joint in St. Louis. But things go from bad to worse when a visit to the morgue turns into a bloodbath! Larry Kirkland, St. Louis' newest animator, has bitten off than any novice animator can chew. Anita Blake is on call to pull his fat out of the fire, but a series of vampire attacks are keeping her hands full. Can Anita and Larry triumph over the venomous Mr. Oliver, or will the vampire pack hounding Anita for the Master of the City's identity cost them dearly? Laurell K. Hamilton's beloved heroine turns up the heat in a story that will leave fans begging for more! Collecting ANITA BLAKE: CIRCUS OF THE DAMNED - THE INGENUE #1-5.
Anita Blake is back in this the second adaptation of the Circus of the Damned collecting Anita Blake: Circus of the Damned - The Ingenue #1-5.
Anita's search for the master vampire continues, and she discovers that she doesn't know everything about the undead. A body that should have remained dead rises into a powerful vampire that can resist Anita's control.
Anita also investigates a second victim who is bloodless, but with multiple bite wounds, which shows that more than one vampire fed of the body, and when the body rises she finds out what she thought she knew about mass feeding was wrong as well.
Anita is now set with the task of staking the first multiple-bite victim before it rises.
Anita is also tasked this volume with mentoring the new addition to Animators, Inc. a rookie animator named Larry Kirkland who is 20 years old and proves he has the ability to raise three zombies in one night, but doesn't have the experience to control them all.
- Hardcover - September 7, 2011
- Softcover - March 28, 2012