The Harlequin by Laurell K. Hamilton
Anita Blake is going to confront the test of her life. Into her reality a world officially flooding with power-have come animals so expected that intense, hundreds of years old vampires decline to specify their names. It is prohibited to talk about The Harlequin unless you’ve been reached. Furthermore, to be reached by The Harlequin is to be under sentence of death.
Long-term opponents for Anita’s affections, Jean-Claude, Master Vampire of the City, and Richard, alpha-werewolf, should get to be partners. Shapeshifters Nathaniel and Micah should venture up their support. And after that there’s Edward. In this circumstance, Anita realizes that she needs to call the exclusive who has dependably been there for her…