ANNA DRESSED IN BLOOD
Anna Dressed in Blood will grab you from the first sentence. Kendare Blake has made a masterpiece with perfectly matching her hero Cas’ smooth narration with a deliciously haunted plot. The story is also full of sharp wit and terrifying chills that will keep readers will be enthralled right up until the last page.
Cas Lowood is not your average seventeen-year-old. He spends his days traveling from town to town with his mother and inherited athame, killing the dead. All is going smoothly, until they meet Anna. A long-dead girl dripping in blood (and prone to killing any who enter her house), she is a situation Cas is unprepared for. Surprised to find that Anna is something different, will Cas and his companions be able to defeat an evil unlike any they have ever seen … and survive? (TOR TEEN, September 2011, 316 pp., $17.99, HC, 13 & Up)