L. A. Banks
St. Martin's Griffin
The final story in the now cult favorite Vampire Huntress series.
The entire Neteru Guardian team is on the run, having now been labeled as America's most-wanted terrorists following the gruesome demon battle that felled the Washington Monument and crashed the front doors of the White House. The Anti-Christ is positioned for emergence, the powers of darkness have released the pale horse of the apocalypse, and half the Neteru team is pregnant. Plagues from hell that ravage the country are being cited as stemming from bio-terrorism. The nation is under martial law. The Neterus and their team are underground. If things weren't bad enough the Dark Realm breaks the sixth Biblical seal, which plunges the world into perpetual darkness…and irrevocably into the Armageddon.
Damali rolled up her jeans legs, absently ran her fingers over the stones in her silver divining necklace as she gripped it tightly in her left hand, then opened the deck doors and walked barefoot out toward the deserted beach. Even with a lightweight, white tank top on, the early morning sun beat down hot rays on her scalp, face, and shoulders. She squinted toward the beach and lifted her dread locks up higher in a ponytail scrunchie, searching for Carlos, then let out a
"Wow! As usual, Banks blows your mind. This book is exciting from the first page, as all hell has broken loose in the conclusion to the Vampire Huntress series. World religions, vampiric lore and myths come into play, and overlying it all is a wonderful spirituality, as people of different cultures join forces to fight a pervasive evil. This powerful story makes you watch current events and wonder." --Romantic Times on The Thirteenth (Top Pick!)
“This “end of days” scenario is a wild amalgam of Christianity, vampire lore, world myth, functional morality, street philosophy and hot sex. Three double page line drawings...perfectly illustrate Banks’s over the top supernatural characters and scenes. As long as neither the world nor the series is ending, fans couldn’t ask for more.”--Publishers Weekly on The Cursed
“Banks's sizzling eighth Vampire Huntress Legend (after The Forsaken) explodes...In her inimitable combination of street and baroque language, Banks offers more dramatic sex, action-packed good vs. evil adventure and multicultural mythology to reinforce ethical lessons.”--Publishers Weekly on The Wicked
“The action is non-stop in this tale and totally engrossing...Ms. Banks has created a complex mythology...this book is not to be missed by any lover of paranormal/vampire romance! Absolutely fabulous and highly highly recommended!”--Love Romances and More on The Wicked