"Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter: Guilty Pleasures Handbook" is an informational handbook that goes with the Guilty Pleasures comic books.

After its initial printing, the handbook was also included with the First Death collection.

Publisher's Blurb Edit

Everything you ever wanted to know about Anita Blake! This is your chance to learn all about the Laurell K. Hamilton's famous vampire hunter in the first Anita Blake novel in the series, Guilty Pleasures. Meet all the creatures and characters who appeared in Guilty Pleasures and learn about their power, origins and place in the Anita Universe. This very first guide book into the world of Anita Blake is written in the tradition of the Marvel handbook and featuring the wonderful art of fan favorite Brett Booth.

Contents Edit

Main (full-page) sections:

Shorter (half-page) sections:


  • Other Dramatic Personae
  • Glossary
Anita Blake Series
Novels Guilty PleasuresThe Laughing CorpseCircus of the DamnedThe Lunatic CafeBloody BonesThe Killing DanceBurnt OfferingsBlue MoonObsidian ButterflyNarcissus in ChainsCerulean SinsIncubus DreamsMicahDanse MacabreThe HarlequinBlood NoirSkin TradeFlirtBulletHit ListKiss the DeadAfflictionJasonDead IceCrimson DeathSerpentine
Short Stories Magic Like Heat Across My SkinBlood Upon My LipsThe Girl who was Infatuated with DeathThose Who Seek ForgivenessSelling HousesBeautyDancingShutdownA Girl, a Goat, and a ZombieWounded
Comics The First DeathGuilty Pleasures & HandbookThe Laughing CorpseCircus of the Damned