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Laurell K Hamilton

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Laurell K. Hamilton is a paranormal thriller writer and is a regular on the New York Times Bestseller List through titles in her two series Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter and Meredith Gentry: Fairy Princess/Private Eye.

She was born Laurell Kaye Klein in Heber Springs, Arkansas but grew up in Sims, Indiana with her grandmother Laura Gentry. Her education includes degrees in English and biology from Marion College (now called Indiana Wesleyan University), a private Evangelical Christian liberal arts college in Marion, Indiana that is affiliated with the Wesleyan Church denomination.
She resides in St. Louis County, Missouri, with her husband and partner Jonathon Green, her daughter, and their pug.

Genres: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Fantasy, Science Fiction
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Short stories
House of Wizards (1989)
Stealing Souls (1989)
A Token for Celandine (1989)
Winterkill (1990)
The Cursemaker (1991)
Geese (1991)
A Clean Sweep (1994)
The Girl Who was Infatuated with Death (2004)

Laurell K Hamilton recommends
Hotel Transylvania (1978)
(Saint-Germain, book 1)
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
"Nobody does historical vampire fiction better."
The Monster of Minnesota (1997)
(News from the Edge, book 1)
Mark C Sumner
"If the Cat who... books could meet The X-Files, the adventures of Savvy McKinnon would be the result."
Hunter's Moon (2004)
(Tales Of The Sazi, book 1)
C T Adams and Cathy Clamp
"I read the book in one sitting. This book has some twists in the werewolf's tail that were very cool."
Key to Redemption (2008)
(Gillian Key, ParaDoc, book 3)
Talia Gryphon
"A unique idea in the paranormal genre."
Dust (2010)
(Resurgam Trilogy, book 1)
Joan Frances Turner
"Dust is a thoughtful, poignant, and frightening book... and may make you change sides in the next war between zombies and humans."

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