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It had been a well-kept secret for centuries, but now the existence of vampires is all over the news, thanks to Betsy Taylor's half sister (and the frustrated former Antichrist), Laura. Life for the undead will never be the same, and it's up to Betsy to do some damage control. But her interview on the local news doesn't exactly put out the fire. It more or less pours kerosene on it.
With all the added attention on supernatural beings, the werewolves are more than a little agitated (never a good thing) and demand that Betsy gets her interview skills, and her family, in order. And while things go from bad to worse in the world, Hell continues to be hell-especially when Betsy's new parole program becomes about as complicated as you'd expect.
With a PR team launching a vampire-friendly campaign, the devil at large and out to make trouble, and mermaids on hand to see who falls-and how hard-the end isn't just near. It's here. And if anyone knows how to go out with a bang, it's the queen of Hell.
BE PREPARED TO FALL IN LOVE WITH THE UNDEAD ALL OVER AGAIN! Romance Reviews Today
Praise for the Undead series and MaryJanice Davidson:
'Delightful, wicked fun!' Christine Feehan
'Sexy, steamy, and laugh-out-loud funny' Booklist
'If you're a fan of Sookie Stackhouse and Anita Blake, don't miss Betsy Taylor. She rocks' The Best Reviews
'[Davidson's] prose zings from wisecrack to wisecrack' Detroit Free Press
'MaryJanice Davidson's Undead series is laugh-out-loud funny' Heroes and Heartbreakers
'What can you say about a vampire whose loyalty can be bought by designer shoes? Can we say outrageous?'The Best Reviews
'[Davidson] never disappoints, delivering plenty of smart-ass dialogue and wacked-out adventures' RT Book Reviews
'Think Sex and the City only the city is Minneapolis and it s filled with demons and vampires' Publishers Weekly
Readers will celebrate the strong conclusion of Davidson's once-groundbreaking blend of humorous women's fiction and paranormal romance in its 12th volume (after Undead and Unforgiven). Betsy, queen of the vampires and shoe-loving ruler of Hell-as-the-Mall-of-America, is determined not to let her half-sister Laura (the self-righteous former Antichrist) set the terms for the vampires' come-out. She asks Fred the mermaid for assistance, which becomes all the more necessary when the Wyndham werewolves decamp nearby, worried about their anonymity. Betsy proves she's a good deal less vapid than given credit for by turning a theological bee in her bonnet into an innovative parole program for some of Hell's most well-behaved denizens, though her constant mental exposition is deservedly and funnily mocked by her hunky consort Sinclair. For those who once loved the series, which has faltered in recent installments, this provides a proper send-off.