Circus of the Damned is by Laurell K. Hamilton. The third book in the Anita Blake series. Anita finds herself caught in the middle of a turf war for control of city among three master vampires. She must involve, fellow vampire hunter, Edward; and her new apprentice Larry. Fans of the series will find this installment thrilling, especially the battle with the giant snakes in an underground cave.
Ratings: Adult - 9 out of 10 - P (profanity) - V (violence) - AC (mature thematic content).