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The Killing Dance (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 6) (edition 2006)

by Laurell K. Hamilton

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Title:The Killing Dance (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 6)
Authors:Laurell K. Hamilton
Info:Berkley Hardcover (2006), Edition: First THUS Edition, Hardcover, 368 pages
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Finally, some of the freaking tension resolved. Also, Richard still annoys me. ( )
  themjrawr | Dec 1, 2017 |
Let me start by saying that The Killing Dance is not the name of a place. “Somewhere out there, by tomorrow, someone would have my name on a to-do list. Pick up dry cleaning, buy groceries, kill Anita Blake.” Someone has put out a contract to kill Anita Blake. With the help of her friends, she has to stay alive and find out who is trying to kill her. The love triangle between Jean-Claude, Richard and Anita reaches intense levels and this book is very much about the three of them and their bond to each other. Ms. Hamilton does it again, keeping me turning pages as fast as I can to find out what will happen next. ( )
  LiteraryFeline | Nov 25, 2017 |
A mio avviso è uno dei più belli della saga anche se proprio non sopporto chi è eternamente indeciso.
L'amore è amore e siamo franchi, il rapporto che Anita ha con il Master è SEMPRE stato speciale, che lei voglia ammetterlo oppure no.
Il povero Licantropo c'è finito in mezzo solo per dimostrare alla ragazza che non è tutto oro ciò che brilla e che non c'è mai fine al peggio e che mostro non si nasce ma si diventa....Il migliore della Saga... Almeno per ora. Complimenti alla Hamilton! ( )
  Nasreen44 | Jun 8, 2017 |
3.5 stars

In the 6th book in the series, Anita finds out someone is trying to have her killed. She is still caught up in a triangle with vampire Jean-Claude, and werewolf Richard.

Mostly, I liked this one, but I definitely did not like the ending. I still don't like Jean-Claude. I also mostly like the audios of these books, as there are some good sound effects, but I do wonder if it's the narrator's voice for J-C that has me disliking him so much (I'm not sure of that, though). I know that, at least closer to the start of the book, it was easy for me to tune out during scenes with J-C. I am wondering, though, if the next book is where the series starts to go wrong. Not sure if I'll continue on or not. ( )
  LibraryCin | Sep 28, 2016 |
Pretty good. A bit much time spent on pointless bickering, but that seems to be par for the course with these types of books. All the same I still enjoyed it. ( )
  thanbini | Jun 19, 2016 |
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The most beautiful corpse I'd ever seen was sitting behind my desk.
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"THESE DAYS MY LIFE IS A CROSS BETWEEN PRETERNATURAL SOAP OPERA AND AN ACTION-ADVENTURE MOVIE. SORT OF AS THE CASKET TURNS MEETS RAMBO ."

The first hit man came after me at home, which should be against the rules. Then there was a second, and a third. Eventually, I found out that the word on the street was that Anita Blake, preternatural expert and vampire killer extraordinaire, was worth half a million dollars. Dead, not alive. So what's a girl to do but turn to the men in her life for help? Which in my case, means an alpha werewolf and a master vampire. With professional killers on your trail, it's not a bad idea to have as much protection as possible, human or otherwise.

But I'm beginning to wonder if two monsters are better than one...
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Anita Blake, vampire hunter, is now herself a hunted woman. Who put the $500,000 price on her head--a man or a monster? It's not just her own skin she needs to save; the rivalry between her werewolf boyfriend, Richard, and Marcus, the other alpha werewolf in his pack, has come to full boil. And there's always Jean-Claude, the vampire who's been waiting for just the right moment to slip inside Anita's head and heart. Don't assume anything, though--Hamilton's probably got a few more surprises in store.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:08:52 -0400)

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Anita Blake lives a dual life as animator and vampire hunter, with a man she loves on both sides of her life, but when she becomes a wanted woman, she must choose between the two men or risk all their lives.

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