The second installment in the Laws of the Blood series by Susan Sizemore, PARTNERS (4) is a gritty, fast-paced read, like its predecessor. Char is a novice Enforcer assigned her first Council-sanctioned killJebel Havena vampire killer out of Arizona. But she postpones the execution and goes to Seattle to locate a missing child. When Haven turns up in Seattle too, Char struggles to balance her growing attraction with her obligation to the Law. This is a powerful story, with strong primary and secondary character developmentanother fascinating entry into the chronicles of vampire lore. (Oct.)

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Kelly Rae Cooper