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Bullet: Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 19

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Publisher's Summary

The all-new novel in the number-one best-selling Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series.

The triumvirate created by master vampire Jean-Claude, necromancer Anita Blake, and werewolf Richard Zeeman has made Jean-Claude one of the most powerful vampires in the U.S. He's consolidating power in himself and those loyal to him, doing in America what Belle Morte did in Europe when she was at her height of power. She almost owned Europe, and there was those who are determined that Jean-Claude won't do the same in America. Jean-Claude's motives may be kinder, but as any lawyer will tell you: motives matter, but you're just as dead. Assassins are coming to St. Louis to kill them all. Anita knows they're coming, but even being forewarned doesn't mean you can win.

©2010 Laurell K. Hamilton (P)2010 Penguin

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    Diana M Oesterle 06-08-10 Listener Since 2009
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    "Awful"

    This is awful. The narrator is flat and the creepy new age music playing behind certain scenes is at the least distracting and at the most painful to the ears. I can't even get through the whole book because the endless sex scenes are just embarrassing to listen to and the repetitive calling and soothing of Anita's beast bogs the "plot" down so that it moves with the speed of frozen molasses. I'm sorry I used a credit up on this one.

    11 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    Cheri Spring City, TN, USA 06-07-10
    Cheri Spring City, TN, USA 06-07-10
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    "lacking in story"

    I was really disappointed in the story line for this book. Despite the popularity of this series, I won't waste my money on any more.

    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Colin Bieberstein 09-12-10
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    "Plot Lite"

    As others have commented, this 19th installment is particularly homoerotic, if that offends you, you're going to have a hard time with the 3 or 4 chapters of nothing but sex.

    This book had more plot and character development than the last, which I understand was not intended to be a full novel, but unlike early novels in the series, I felt like I'd received a novella not a novel. There was just too little story here. I truly hope the author can put together a more compelling installment for us next time.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Rusty Legend Portland, Maine USA 07-04-10
    Rusty Legend Portland, Maine USA 07-04-10 Member Since 2009
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    "Couldn't even finish it!"

    Hmmm...how many ways can I say TERRRIBLE? This was a waste of my money. I don't need an entire chapter dedicated to the discussion of who sodomizes whom. I like a good vampire/werewolf story...didn't find it here. Terrible, terrible book.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Lilith Mckee 06-19-10 Member Since 2016
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    "End of the line"

    I have loved the first 9 Anita Blake books until the books turned into a maddening decent into drab orgy filled dribble. I had such high hopes after reading Skin Trade (which I enjoyed), but now it seems like we have veered back to weak plot and uninspiring character development. It seems like our old (more interesting) Anita is gone, I miss the paranormal crime work, I miss the romance aspect of the original series... there is a difference between romance and smut, and I love a little sex in my books but seriously these books make all the sexiness into a huge bore. I miss the old Anita... RIP.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Heather Clearlake, CA, USA 06-16-10
    Heather Clearlake, CA, USA 06-16-10
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    "Ugh"

    I was really praying that this book would be another step up after Skin Trade (which I really enjoyed and felt was back to the "old" Anita Blake novels). These books are just devolving into straight porn/erotica and I wish that she would stop before she completely destroys the characters. Spending PAGE AFTER PAGE AFTER PAGE describing clothing and hair is just a waste of space. We get it. Also I don't know what was up with the awful music and sound effects but it made a bad novel into an awful audio book.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Leanna Seattle, WA United States 06-06-10
    Leanna Seattle, WA United States 06-06-10 Member Since 2008

    I love to read, but I am time-limited. Audible allows me to keep up with all my favorite authors while on the hiking trail. Thanks, Audible!

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    "And?"

    This book is one long build up to an orgy with very little plot development.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Michael 05-01-17
    Michael 05-01-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Great!"

    Loved it. It was amazingly done!! Will be relistening and buying the next one in the series!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Angelia 04-20-16
    Angelia 04-20-16 Member Since 2013

    Living my life like it's GOLDEN!

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    "What the HECK did I miss?"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    If Mrs. Hamilton had not changed the Anita Blake character; all the added lovers made the character too promiscuous and changed to tone of the series. Obsidian Butter left me anxious and disappointed that so many of the books in the series were missing (Audible jumps from Obsidian Butterfly to Bullet #19). I couldn't wait, so I order "Bullet". After listening for a while, I was like Huh? What happened to Anita?<br/> I screamed: "Laurell done turned Anita into the Whore of Babylon, lol!"


    What was most disappointing about Laurell K. Hamilton’s story?

    I have purchased and listened to the first 9 books of this series in less than 2 weeks. . Anita a woman of class and strength, who kept us reader on pins and needles waiting to see who would be her first lover, Richard or Jean Claude. I loved that she had moral standards,and that she blushed. I am 3 hours into this book and I find out that her character has multiple sex partners. Dang, I hate that Mrs. Hamilton turned Anita into a slut. The male characters have become too feminine to enjoy. Uggghhhh! I was really enjoying these books!


    Have you listened to any of Kimberly Alexis’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Kimberly Alexis, ROCKS! She made the characters come alive.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    I am returning this book!


    Any additional comments?

    #SooooDisappointed

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Kristi Meridian, MS, United States 01-31-12
    Kristi Meridian, MS, United States 01-31-12 Member Since 2016
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    "the sex isn't even good anymore"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    Where did the plot go? I miss the early books. I am over the whole bondage and orgy and S&M thing. I miss the Anita that we met. I feel that she got lost. I like a good sex scene, but I find myself drifting away even during them now and waiting for everyone to feed the 'ardour' so they can put their clothes back on and find some real action. And seriously if I hear how


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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