Books by L.A. Banks

L. A. Banks lives in Pennsylvania, a paranormal hotspot. Her unforgettable vampire characters, she says, are drawn from past experience, but she isn't naming names. But if you look closely you may be able to figure out who they are.


THE FORBIDDEN by L.A. Banks
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2005

"Wow. Gripping. But smoke Lilith? Not likely. Next: The Damned. "
Fifth in the Afro-American hip-hop Damali Richards Vampire Huntress series. Read full book review >
THE BITTEN by L.A. Banks
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"In fantasy, anything can be saved. "
Fourth entry featuring destiny-driven Damali Richards, Vampire Huntress (The Awakening, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >
THE AWAKENING by L.A. Banks
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Strong improvement for Banks, who found herself attacked by Internet fans of Laurel K. Hamilton, Anita Blake, and Buffy's Joss Whedon, vampiricists who make no reflections in mirrors."
Second and shorter trade paperback entry in the Afro Vampire Huntress rock 'n' roll trilogy rip-off of Blade, Buffy, and Lestat, following Minion (2003). Read full book review >
MINION by L.A. Banks
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2003

"A pulsating blood-booster for raw adolescents—nobody over 20 should buy this."
Blade meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer in this first of a trilogy about a no-nonsense guerrilla leader of a rock-'n'-roll vampire-killer band. A girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do to make Rolling Stone. Read full book review >