20 Apr Hamilton’s 17th Anita Blake novel draws the vampire hunter into a game of cat- and-mouse with a particularly monstrous vampire named Vittorio. Skin Trade is the seventeenth book in the Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series of horror/mystery/erotica novels by Laurell K. Hamilton. While Anita Blake remains. Skin Trade. When a vampire serial killer sends Anita Blake a grisly souvenir from Las Vegas, she has to warn Sin City’s local authorities what they’re dealing.

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I also love Wicked and Truth. I couldn’t go all lycanthrope, because it wouldn’t help me. Then all of the other characters present can utter their own mundane and inane reactions skin trade laurell k hamilton whatever that thought might be.

Oct 16, Shelley rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Jun 02, Pages. Without a doubt, this is better than the skn “Incubus Dreams”, the plotless “Danse Macabre”, and the pointless “Blood Noir”. Max and Bibi were too easy to deal with.

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Olaf is creepy and his interactions with Skin trade laurell k hamilton are always interesting. Hamilton seems to have had a major writing injury, but this book does hold out hope that she’s recovering.

It starts out feeling very much like her first six novels in that Anita will be The Executioner tracking down a serial-killer Vampire, Vittorio. You need to feed. And, to my even-in-retrospect disbelief, in almost pages I bet there is less that 20 pages devoted to gratuitous sex btw – I love sex, just not poorly written sex that is used as a substitute for a plot.


In “Skin Skin trade laurell k hamilton the author has backed away from nothing but sex for plot progression But also things that we would have expected a few books back are missing.

Naturally with Anita, she takes hamiilton flight out to Las Vegas ha,ilton track him down. Skin Trade Book 17 18 66 Jan 10, Edward, the sexy hot stuff Olaf, and Bernardo are just part of the team that is searching for a monster that is beyond twisted. This is book 17 in the series — enough with the Stand Alone Stuffing! Or at least, don’t let it dominate the story. I can’t remember how many times, but Vittorio threatens to break the marks and make her his skin trade laurell k hamilton servant in this one too.

She has spent the last 3 books, dropping in being scary then disappearing. And, you know, I thought I was pretty well innoculated from the name issue thanks to JR Ward, but something about her screaming “Wicked” during sex still made me laugh out loud. Anita Sue continues to remain the puerile adolescent in adult clothing she’s been since book 1. Anita, either go furry or don’t. Reading about her just wasn’t fun anymore, and the plots themselves had turned from gorey police procedurals into excuses for increasingly shameless porn.

I really wanted to love this book as Skin trade laurell k hamilton invested in this series and these skin trade laurell k hamilton. Otto was enjoyably creepy. Hamilton comes up with some good ideas; she just doesn’t always execute them very well.

I hope that, in the most egregious case of anticlimax syndrome, the “end” is not as final as it seems. And I’m probably forgetting a power laurelo two. She needs to move on already- either stop having sex and die or accept the idea.

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Some decent writing and a return to the good storytelling of the original books would be great.

Skin Trade by Laurell K. Hamilton

So, Anita has to go to Nevada to give chase. Jun 11, Minutes.

We get the same damn “why don’t you think I’m sexy” scene with Bernardo that we did with Jason in the last book. First, we just had one in the last book and that one at least had some lead up to it and some skin trade laurell k hamilton behind it even though it really wasn’t necessary.

We will totally stand by you and take back all skin trade laurell k hamilton reservations we had about a human servant of a vampire and her integrity with the police.

View all 4 comments. I wanted to shout at the characters to just go solve the crime already.

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Mercy is the only Walker she knows. Preferably in a derogatory way. Suddenly, she’s back in St. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

It must be awful to be female and have this low of an opinion of women. I just wish Anita had changed even a tiny bit.