More humor and sexy shenanigans explode from McCarthy's second Las Vegas vampire novel. Sure to bring a smile to your face, these characters, with their endearing foibles and their attempts to do the right thing, make this a fun and highly satisfying book.

Cara Kin has to be the only virgin stripper working in Las Vegas. Alas, her plans to become a veterinarian are placed on hold when she meets a sexy man after a show and ends up dead -- or undead, as it were.

Seamus Fox is the campaign manager for the president of the Vampire Nation. With a highly nasty campaign in full swing, he doesn't have time for distractions, but innocently sexy Cara is the first woman in 200 years to tempt him. When Cara is endangered, he feels he must save her. What Seamus doesn't count on is also having to move Cara's three dogs and two cats in with him. Seamus has learned the hard way not to trust women, but can Cara change his mind? First, they're all going to have survive the coming election. (BERKLEY SENSATION, Dec., 304 pp., $14.00)
Reviewed by: 
Jill M. Smith