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The becoming
Jeanne C. Stein
Adult Fiction STEIN

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Anna Strong can't face herself in the mirror not because she left her teaching career to become a bounty hunter or because she's torn between her boyfriend and a new suitor, but because she's been turned into a reflection-deficient vampire. After being savagely attacked by one of her marks, Anna is left for dead only to become, surprise surprise, undead. Helping her come to terms with her new, nocturnal lifestyle is an attractive doctor and vampire by the name of Grant Avery. Anna's new assignment is to find and destroy the rogue vamp that turned her and who is leaving a path of violent destruction in his wake. With plot twists, engaging characters and smart writing, this first installment in a new supernatural series has all the marks of a hit. Anna Strong lives up to her name: equally tenacious and vulnerable, she's a heroine with the charm, savvy and intelligence that fans of Laurell K. Hamilton and Kim Harrison will be happy to root for. As Anna tries to temper her new bloodlust with her lingering humanity, the trauma of her "becoming" is as compelling as the action-packed story line. If this debut novel is any indication, Stein has a fine career ahead of her. (Dec.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved

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main characters Anna Strong
Left her teaching career to become a bounty hunter for vampires; torn between her boyfriend and Grant; attacked by a vampire and made undead; determined to kill the one who turned her.
Bounty hunter

Grant Avery
Helping Anna come to terms with her new lifestyle.

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