By Laurell K. Hamilton
Nowadays, Anita Blake is much less drawn to vampire politics than in an historical, usual dread she stocks with ladies down the a while: she could be pregnant. And, if she is, even if the daddy is a vampire, werewolf, or whatever else fullyyt, it's transparent that being a Federal Marshal recognized for elevating the lifeless and being a vampire executioner is not any solution to elevate a child.
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