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Circus of the Damned Audiobook

Circus of the Damned: Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

In Circus of the Damned, a rogue master vampire hits town, and Anita gets caught in the middle of an undead turf war.

Love in vein: listen to more tales of Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter.

©2009 Laurell K. Hamilton; (P)2009 Penguin

What the Critics Say

"The third novel of Hamilton's Anita Blake series has the petite necromancer fighting a giant cobra and a rogue vampire, Alejandro, who wants her for his human servant. Anita is still resisting the advances of Jean-Claude, St. Louis's master vampire, but she does need him on her side, if not in her bed. Anita's reluctant involvement in the odd goings-on at the supernatural Circus of the Damned introduces her to Richard, the werewolf of her dreams, and Larry, her powerful but nervous partner in zombie-raising. Mystery fans will love the tightly plotted, Paretsky-esque action, and horror fans will love just about everything in this unusual series." (Amazon.com review)
"One of the most fascinating fictional heroines since Scarlett O'Hara-and a hell of a lot more fun than most." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Jeanette Jacksonville, NC, United States 01-05-10
    Jeanette Jacksonville, NC, United States 01-05-10 Member Since 2011
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    "Vampires, Werewolves and Snake gods...oh my"

    This book was fun. Since I have read all of the older books first and then came back to the first books I enjoyed this book for a few reasons. I love how Anita is confused by the monsters and the more confused and scared she gets the more aggressive and violent she gets. How Jean-Claude is clumsy and really pushes her but it seems to always back fire on him. I like how he is not sure how to handle her. I like that she is learning that Jean-Claude is not nearly as bad as most of the other Vamps. I also like to see that Richard was even blind to her back in the beginning of this series. He couldn’t swallow her out there fighting the bad guys and risking her life. He still is trying to find a way to wrap her in cotton and take away who and what she is. She is one tuff cookie our little necromancer is !!!!! :)

    7 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Patsy G. 10-08-10
    Patsy G. 10-08-10 Member Since 2009
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    "great"

    can do with out the music....... book as the story of Anita goes on, you grow to love her, and want to know more.... get them all...

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Emese 03-16-17
    Emese 03-16-17 Member Since 2017
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    "I love Anita Blake"


    The story is fascinating, and Anita is amazing as ever. She is the toughest and strongest female character ai have to ever read about, and it's so good, I couldn't stop listening to it, I wanted to go slow, but I finished it in few days.

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    Bullagator 12-23-16
    Bullagator 12-23-16 Member Since 2015
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    "The narrative only got four start because of name mispronunciation"

    Stephan is pronounced with the ph sounding like an f not a v, if his name was pronounced with a v it would be spelled Steven!!!! I have read these books a number of times and I was freaking out thinking I had forgotten a long dead character. Please fix your pronunciation of names in future books. You are a fabulous narrator and I really don't like being irritated by a single mispronounced name but he and his brother are among my favorite characters.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Elizabeth R. Lord NY 07-26-16 Member Since 2017

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    "Its was better than I thought. Good Performance!"

    The only sucky part was Anita blake acting more macho than necessary. We get it already. Other then than it w as Good.

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    Romamce addict 💖💖 03-28-16
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    "Classic Anita"

    I love it when she meets Richard, even though she was always meant for Jean Claude. I have re-read every story. I still love this series.

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    Angelia 03-28-16
    Angelia 03-28-16 Member Since 2013

    Living my life like it's GOLDEN!

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    "This book had me Enthralled, mesmerized..."

    I couldn't put it down. I'm an original fan from the 90's, I'm hooked again!

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    Lisa D. Cooper 02-27-16

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    "Not As Thrilling As Previous Books"

    The Narrator, Kimberly Alexis, is brilliant. I truly love her voice as Anita Blake.
    This story was a bit predictable. I knew better than to let the snake lady take Anita anywhere. I know Anita would not have been that foolish. Anita being so resistant to Jean Claude, but has no problem turning him over to another master vamp that could be worse? Especially after the snake lady fiasco? I just think this book made Anita seem a little too stupid. We all know she's way smarter than what she does in this book. Just my opinion.

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    Bernadette 02-24-16
    Bernadette 02-24-16
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    "great listen"

    I absolutely love this series. The narrator is great. I get swallowed up by this series every time.

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    Colleen Johnson Claussen Connecticut 01-31-16
    Colleen Johnson Claussen Connecticut 01-31-16 Member Since 2016

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    "One of the better performers..."

    I really loved the performer, she's one if the best I've heard.
    I can't help it though, I root for Jean- Claude...

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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