Hold onto your hats. Laurell K. Hamiltons feisty vampire slayer Anita Blake shows up in hardcover in OBSIDIAN BUTTERFLY (4.5) as she answers a call for help from the mysterious Edward to deal with an unspeakable evil that fills even his icy soul with dread. Ms. Hamilton proves herself definitely ready for prime time with this highly addictive mixture of snappy wit, imaginative plotting and mesmerizing characterization.

Reviewed by: 
Melinda Helfer