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Jacob Proffitt Jacob at Proffitt.com
Fri Feb 15 15:27:19 EST 2002


---Original Message From: Dorian E. Gray
> > I *was* a *huge* fan of Laurell K. Hamilton.  I *love* the Anita
> books.
> > Unfortunately, though, she started believing her own hype.  I blame
> all
> > the sex-craved fanz who bought "Kiss of Shadows".
>
> I bought that book.  I was disgusted.  I wanted a novel with
> faeries and politicking and magic and PIs.  I got a
> thinly-disguised piece of porn.  It's not that I necessarily
> mind porn (I read slash-fic!), but I object to its
> masquerading as real fiction.  I'll probably read a few more
> Anita Blake books from the library (I've only read the first
> 3 or 4), and then stop on Hamilton altogether.

Yup.  About how I reacted to "Kiss of Shadows".  I highly recommend
sticking with Anita until "Obsidian Butterfly".  It is, IMO, her very
best work.  Which just increases my frustration with her new
direction...

Jacob Proffitt


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