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Skin Trade
AuthorLaurell K. Hamilton
CountryUnited States
SeriesAnita Blake: Vampire Hunter
GenreHorror, Mystery, Erotic novel
PublisherBerkley Books (Berkley edition)
Publication date
June 2, 2009 (Berkley edition)
Media typePrint
Pages486 p. (Berkley edition)
ISBN978-0-425-22772-5 (Berkley edition)
813/.54 22
LC ClassPS3558.A443357 S55 2009
Preceded byBlood Noir 
Followed byFlirt 

Skin Trade is the seventeenth book in the Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series of horror/mystery/erotica novels by Laurell K. Hamilton.

Plot introduction

While Anita Blake remains one of the most effective "legal vampire hunters" in the country, her personal life is in turmoil because of her close personal relationship with some vampires. Amid this backdrop, Blake goes to Las Vegas to investigate a vampire's serial murder spree.

Plot summary


Vittorio has resurfaced in Las Vegas. Anita receives a head of one of the officers in Las Vegas, and sets out to pursue this vampire serial killer. Anita is joined by Edward (aka Ted Forrester), Bernardo Spotted Horse, and Olaf (aka Otto Jefferies).

Anita becomes bound to two other tigers, Cynric (blue) and Domino (black and white).

Characters in Skin Trade

Major characters

Minor characters

Recurring characters include:

Other characters

New characters include: