By Marjorie M. Liu

“Readers of early Laurell ok. Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, and the simplest thrillers available in the market should still attempt Liu now.”
Publishers Weekly

“Anyone who loves my paintings may still love [Lui’s].”
—Christina Feehan

Award-winning, New York Times bestselling writer Marjorie M. Liu’s fabulous Dirk and Steele novels are the most fulfilling of paranormal romance fiction. Stepping in brief clear of her precise detective enterprise of shapeshifters, psychics, and notable beings, Lui enters the damaging shadows of purple urban with A style of Crimson. Set in a dismal and twisted model of Los Angeles—a “City of Angels” from which the angels have lengthy due to the fact fled—A flavor of Crimson has a stunning creature of the evening teaming up with an enemy, a slayer, to get to the basis of an drawing close disaster that threatens to shatter a tentative peace among people, vampires and werewolves. a panoramic mix of sensuous romance with stronger city myth within the bestselling vein of Jeaniene Frost and Nalini Singh, A flavor of Crimson is a delightful ceremonial dinner for each paranormal fan. might be Booklist placed it top: “If you've but so as to add Liu on your must-read record, you’re doing your self a disservice.”

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He looked nervous. ” Michael said. Jenkins glanced around, making sure they were alone. “There’s some bad shit going on in the department. No one’s saying anything, certainly not on paper, but the word is that we’re supposed to be completely hands off when it comes to crimes committed against nonhumans. More than usual. If a vampire or werewolf turns up dead, we’re not even supposed to look into it. ‘Just let it pass,’ they’re saying. Pass into what, I don’t know. ” Michael said nothing. He was not surprised.

And a good old case of hate could be motivation enough in some circles. Of course, the first of the murders had begun well be-fore any discussion of an alliance between vampire and werewolf. Doesn’t matter who started it, or when—the result will be just the same. If this keeps up, not getting an alliance will be the least of our problems. Someone wants to start a street war between werewolves and vampires. And with certain humans on the sidelines, waiting for their moment to bring down the curtain… well, something had to be done.

Everyone in the underground knew about the attack on the vampires. Rumor called it a rogue element of the human military, but that was shit, just some lame excuse. Keeli didn’t imagine for one instant the humans wanted the vampires around. Nor did she think they would stop at just attacking the vampires. The only surprise was that the werewolves hadn’t been targeted first. When it came to pure visceral reaction by humans, wolves usually got the boot up the ass before the fangs. We just aren’t sexy enough.

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