Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter is a series of urban fantasy novels by American author Laurell K. Hamilton. In this universe, vampires, shapeshifters, werewolves and more run rampant. Blake is a necromancer who can control physical dead beings such as vampires and zombies, but not ghosts. There has also been a comic book adaptation of the series.

The Anita Blake series began in 1993 with Guilty Pleasures. There has pretty much been a new book added annually, putting the series at over 20 books. Below is the order of Laurell K. Hamilton’s Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter books in order of publication and chronology:

Publication Order of Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Books


Guilty Pleasures(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Laughing Corpse(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Circus of the Damned(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lunatic Cafe(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bloody Bones(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Killing Dance(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Burnt Offerings(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blue Moon(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Obsidian Butterfly(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Narcissus in Chains(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cerulean Sins(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Incubus Dreams(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Micah(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Danse Macabre(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Harlequin(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Noir(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Skin Trade(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flirt(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bullet(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hit List(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kiss the Dead(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Affliction(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Short Stories


Beauty(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dancing(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Collections


Strange Candy(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Graphic Novels


The First Death(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Guilty Pleasures(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Laughing Corpse(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anita Blake: Circus of the Damned Graphic Novels


The Charmer(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ingenue(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Scoundrel(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Notes: The First Death is co-authored with Jonathon Green. The graphic novels Guilty Pleasures and The Laughing Corpse are co-written by Jessica Ruffner and Stacie Ritchie. Circus of the Damned: The Charmer was co-authored with Jessica Booth.