Chloe Neill is the author of the Chicagoland Vampires Novels, including Dark Debt, Blood Games, and Biting Bad, and Dark Elite novels, including Charmfall, Hexbound, and Firespell. She was born and raised in the South but now makes her home in the Midwestjust close enough to Cadogan House and St. Sophia’s to keep an eye on things. When not transcribing Merit’s and Lily’s adventures, she bakes, works, and scours the Internet for good recipes and great graphic design. Chloe also maintains her sanity by spending time with her boysher favorite landscape photographer (her husband) and their dogs, Baxter and Scout. (Both she and the photographer understand the dogs are in charge.)
If you loved Nancy Drew but always wished she was an undead sword-wielding badass, Merit is your kind of girl.”Geek Monthly
Times are hard for new vampire Merit. Since shapeshifters announced their presence to the world, humans have been rallying against supernaturals, and inside Cadogan House, things between Merit and her Master, Ethan Sullivan, are...tense. Worst of all, a violent vampire attack has left three women missing, and the mayor of Chicago has a simple demand for Merit and Ethan: Get your House in order. Or else.
Merit needs to get to the bottom of the crime, but, unable to tell who’s on her side, she calls in a dangerous favor from a member of an underground vamp group that may have intel on the attack. Merit soon finds herself in the dark heart of Chicago’s supernatural societya world ready to fulfill the protesting humans’ worst fears, and a place where she’ll learn that being a vampire means getting a little blood on your hands....
Hard Bitten is...
“A fast and exciting read.”—Fresh Fiction
“Enough action, plot twists, and fights to satisfy the most jaded urban fantasy reader.”—Monsters and Critics
“Roughly fantastic from beginning to end, with one of the best endings in urban fantasy history.”—RT Book Reviews
Praise for Chloe Neill’s Chicagoland Vampires Novels
“The pages turn fast enough to satisfy vampire and romance fans alike.”—Booklist
“Neill creates a strong-minded, sharp-witted heroine who will appeal to fans of Charlaine Harris’s Sookie Stackhouse series and Laurell K. Hamilton’s Anita Blake.”—Library Journal
“With her wonderfully compelling reluctant vampire heroine, and her careful world building, I was drawn into Some Girls Bite from page one and kept reading far into the night.”—USA Today bestselling author Julie Kenner
“Smart, sexy, and delightful. A must read.”—Candace Havens, author of Dragons Prefer Blondes
“A fun cast of quirky characters and smoking-hot sexual tension...a stunning combination.”—Tate Hallaway, author of Precinct 13