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A Nightshades Novel

Nightshades (Volume 3)

Melissa F. Olson


Melissa F. Olson's thrilling FBI vampire procedural Nightshades series concludes with Outbreak

The Chicago field office of the Bureau of Preternatural Investigation is facing its deadliest challenge, yet—internal investigation! Alex and Lindy are on the hook, and on the run.

But when all of the BPI’s captive vampires are broken free from their maximum security prison, and Hector finally steps out of the shadows, Alex must use every trick to stay ahead of both the BPI and the world’s most dangerous shade.

Confrontation is inevitable. Success is not.

Praise for Outbreak


"Melissa F. Olson writes with razorblades made of moonlight, cutting through shadows to share with us the beating heart of her characters and story. My only problem with being immersed in Nightshades is that I had to keep coming up for air. If I could breathe words, they’d be hers." — Charles de Lint, World Fantasy Award Winner

“A page burner that left me wanting to be able to one click that next book! You will not be able to turn away from Nightshades”! — Shannon Mayer, USA Today bestselling author of the Elemental series

"Nightshades is a fast-paced, action-filled clash between federal agents and vampires. For anyone looking for a new twist on the old mythology of bloodsucking fiends, Melissa F. Olson knows how to deliver the sharp end of the stake.” — Christopher Farnsworth, author of The President's Vampire and Killfile

"Nightshades is a tautly written paranormal mystery, and Melissa Olson’s bloodsuckers don’t screw around. This is a suspenseful, fast-paced, enjoyable read—a bloody-knuckled X-Files with a dash of Silence of the Lambs, featuring the scariest vampires this side of Peter Watts’ Blindsight." —Marko Kloos, author of the Frontlines series

Melissa F. Olson

MELISSA F. OLSON is the author of the Scarlett Bernard series of urban fantasy novels for Amazon's 47North, the Nightshades series, and the mystery The Big Keep.

She lives in Madison, WI, with her family and two comically oversized dogs.

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