Laurell Kaye Hamilton is an American fantasy and romance writer. Hamilton is generally considered one of the most influential writers in the history of paranormal fiction. Several media outlets, including USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, and Time have identified her works as significant contributions to the development of the urban fantasy genre. The Merry Gentry series is a series of urban fantasy novels. The series follows Princess Meredith NicEssus aka "Merry Gentry." Danse Macabre is the fourteenth book in the Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series of horror, mystery and erotica novels. Anita has a pregnancy scare in, as the ardeur's control over her made it difficult to consistently use birth control during each feeding. She also discovers that her ardeur is seeking out people powerful enough to be "food" and has the potential to shape personalities to be more compatible relationship-wise. Anita gains the ability to pass the need to shape-shift onto others, although she can only pass the need on to others of the same strain of lycanthropy. During the novel, Anita begins to accept that she has become a succubus, with her powers resembling that of a vampire. During this time, Anita is frequently visited and harassed by Marmee Noir, the Mother of All Darkness that has been sleeping for years… Just push the play button and enjoy the free online English audiobook “Danse Macabre” on our website!