Bullet (novel)

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AuthorLaurell K. Hamilton
CountryUnited States
SeriesAnita Blake: Vampire Hunter
GenreHorror, Mystery, Erotic novel
PublisherBerkley Books (Berkley edition)
Publication date
June 1, 2010 (Berkley edition)
Media typePrint
Pages368 p. (Berkley edition)
ISBN978-0-7553-5258-6 (Berkley edition)
Preceded byFlirt 
Followed byHit List 

Bullet is the nineteenth book in the Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series of horror/mystery/erotica novels by Laurell K. Hamilton. It debuted at #2 on The New York Times Best Seller List for Hardcover Fiction.[1]

Plot introduction[edit]

Anita Blake is back in St. Louis and trying to live a normal life-as normal as possible for someone who is a legal vampire executioner and a U.S. Marshal. There are lovers, friends and their children, school programs to attend. In the midst of all the ordinary happiness a vampire from Anita's past reaches out. She was supposed to be dead, killed in an explosion, but the Mother of All Darkness is the first vampire, their dark creator. It's hard to kill a god. This dark goddess has reached out to her here in St. Louis, home of everyone Anita loves most. The Mother of All Darkness has decided she has to act now or never, to control Anita, and all the vampires in America.

The Mother of All Darkness believes that the triumvirate created by master vampire Jean-Claude with Anita and the werewolf Richard Zeeman has enough power for her to regain a body and to immigrate to the New World. But the body she wants to possess is already taken. Anita is about to learn a whole new meaning to sharing her body, one that has nothing to do with the bedroom. And if the Mother of All Darkness can't succeed in taking over Anita's body for herself, she means to see that no one else has the use of it, ever again. Even Belle Morte, not always a friend to Anita, has sent word: "Run if you can..."[2]

Characters in Bullet[edit]

Major characters[edit]

Other characters[edit]

  • Damian
  • Nicky, one-eyed werelion, a "Bride" of Anita's rather than an Animal-to-call, he is completely loyal to her because of being deep rolled by Anita in Flirt
  • Haven, a would-be werelion Rex to Anita's Regina, violent and very possessive of her in front of other werelions.


  1. ^ "Hardcover Fiction". The New York Times. June 11, 2010. Retrieved July 19, 2010.
  2. ^ "Bullet by Laurell K Hamilton". Ma Petite Enterprises, L.L.C. June 11, 2010. Retrieved July 19, 2010.