Hellbent

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Spectra/Ballantine Books, 2011 - Fiction - 338 pages
37 Reviews
BAD TO THE BONE
 
Vampire thief Raylene Pendle doesn’t need more complications in her life. Her Seattle home is already overrun by a band of misfits, including Ian Stott, a blind vampire, and Adrian deJesus, an ex-Navy SEAL/drag queen. But Raylene still can’t resist an old pal’s request: seek out and steal a bizarre set of artifacts. Also on the hunt is a brilliant but certifiably crazy sorceress determined to stomp anyone who gets in her way. But Raylene’s biggest problem is that the death of Ian’s vaunted patriarch appears to have made him the next target of some blood-sucking sociopaths.  Now Raylene must snatch up the potent relics, solve a murder, and keep Ian safe—all while fending off a psychotic sorceress. But at least she won’t be alone. A girl could do a lot worse for a partner than an ass-kicking drag queen—right?
 

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User Review  - blatherlikeme - LibraryThing

This is the second in this series and I look forward to the next one eagerly. The plot is fast paced and makes for an quick and fun read. Priest manages character conversations with such natural ... Read full review

Review: Hellbent (Cheshire Red Reports #2)

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Another fluffy, easy read. As in the first book, I liked Raylene's OCDness and the way she was just so matter of fact about it. I liked her side kick. I liked her family-building, as well as the fact ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
3
Section 3
23
Section 4
37
Section 5
56
Section 6
83
Section 7
119
Section 8
136
Section 10
178
Section 11
197
Section 12
246
Section 13
277
Section 14
318
Section 15
324
Section 16
334
Section 17
339

Section 9
158

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About the author (2011)

Cherie Priest was born in Tampa, Florida on July 30, 1975. She received a B.A. from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee in 1998 and an M.A. in rhetoric/professional writing from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2002. She is the author of the Eden Moore series, The Clockwork Century series, and Borden Dispatches series. She won the PNBA Award and the Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel for Boneshaker.

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