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Bitter Blood (The Morganville Vampires #13)

4.26 of 5 stars 4.26  ·  rating details  ·  8,839 ratings  ·  804 reviews
For years, the human and vampire residents of Morganville, Texas, have managed to co-exist in peace. But now that the threat to the vampires has been defeated, the human residents are learning that the gravest danger they face is the enemy within…

Thanks to the eradication of the parasitic creatures known as the draug, the vampires of Morganville have been freed of their us
Kindle Edition, 352 pages
Published November 6th 2012 by NAL (first published October 24th 2012)
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Can't wait for this book. I seriously hope that in some way Rachel can bring in a love triangle with Clair, Shane, and Myrnin! Myrnin is my most favorite character please Rachel bring the drama!!!

A lot of people hate how this series isn't ending but I LOVE it. I never want it to end...I love the anticipation and waiting for the next one.

Also so people know that's Claire on the cover. it seems to always change to Claire to eve then maybe Claire and Shane or Michael
Abby :}
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Feb 01, 2014 Cece marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: waitlist, wishlist
NNNOOOOOO!!!! Do you know how FREAKIN' long I've been waiting to finish reading these BLASTED AMAZING books!!! Then I learn I have to wait SEVEN more FREAKIN' MONTHS to read them all!!! WWHHHYY!!! Why do this to me!!! Why don't I learn my lesson and simply refuse to start a series that isn't complete!?! This is driving me batshit Fucking INSANE!!!!

More Myrnin! :)

But good book. The ending... hmm, see where that goes.
Ta§chima Cullen
How can I possibly explain how utterly awesome this book was? I devoured it. It had everything I was hoping for, which means it had Myrnin, Claire/Myrnin, Claire, Amelie, Amelie/Oliver, Eve, Eve/Michael, adventure, shocking events, constant danger... It was so nice getting to once again re visit these great characters... with the exception of Shane of course (I am an avid supporter of the "let's kill Shane" fan club; there's more of us than you think). Bitter Blood was pretty much Morganville on ...more

Like the last few books in the series, the plot was dull and uninspired. It was the same old rubbish:

Claire moaned about something or other.
There was a new threat of some sort.
Vampires = Bad times.
Eve and Claire fangirled over Michael's fit body and beautiful face.
Michael brooded about being a vampire.
Amelie acted like a bitch.
Oliver acted like a bitch.
Shane bitched about the vampires and his twagic life.
Myrnin acted crazy and wore silly clothes.
There was a misunderstanding or two.
I like it, I love it, i want some more of it!!!! and I want this book to be out now!! Please! and Thank you.

I think how Rachel Caine plots this series could go on forever, it's just fantastic. Even though the plots may be repetitive but to me the character growth is just wonderful and how most of us seem sort of connected to the characters in some way (view spoiler)
Amy Jacobs
Oh Morganville, how I have missed you. This series is addictive and never fails at nonstop action and adventure. Please forgive me for being so vague in this review, but if I were to say to much it would give away so much of the story. We can't have all the secrets spilled like blood in one review!

Bitter Blood is again told from multiple POV's from all our favorite characters. The one that excited me the most was Myrnin though! We get to glimpse into his crazy mind and the author did a wonderful
Joan{missing the vampire bunny slippers!}
Oh this was kind of weird but good! :D
Morganville is finally moving towards some place and I like it. The characters are growing up and the grown ups are defined more clearly.
You can't read a Rachel Caine book and expect anything else than an action packed, intense and cleverly written plot. Bitter Blood delivered all those things and left me waiting for the next book one more time! There aren't many series that can keep readers hooked after that many sequels... So what's more to say?
I love the
Finally gave in and ordered this online... I try to shop locally but the wait for them to get it in was KILLING me!

Can't wait to finally get my hands on it :D <3
Apr 18, 2012 Katrina marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
I'm expecting more of Myrnin and Claire interactions! Myrnin. Myrnin. YUM
Bitter Blood is the thirteenth installment to the Morganville Vampire series. I wish I could say that I adored this just as much as I did the others, but I just can't. I found myself rather disappointed with this one. You don't know how hard it is to give this book a 3 star and not a 5 like the rest of them. Don't get me wrong, I didn't hate it and I still had a good time being in this world again, but it felt very off compared to the rest.

I can't quite place the why's but maybe it's cause it fe
Connie Hebenton
I found this book very disappointing. Even more so than the last one, which I found VERY DISAPPOINTING. This series is probably (here read definitely) a little immature for me to still be reading now, but I'm a little in love with Myrnin, so.....
I can't understand a lot of the rave reviews on here. To my mind, the series has been going steadily downhill for a few books, now.
With this latest installment, not only are there dismal plotholes which I would have thought it impossible for any reader
I'm very intrugued by the name........;)
All Things Urban Fantasy
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The blood hits the proverbial fan in BITTER BLOOD and the fallout makes it one of the most daring Morganville books to date. I’ve long had a number of ‘what if’ questions floating around in my head involving certain Morganville residents that I honestly never expected to actually happen, but Rachel Caine completely shocked me in BITTER BLOOD by letting not one, or two, but three HUGE game changing events play out (one
♥ Ashleigh ♥  contrary to popular belief im not actually mad!
I have to say i quiet enjoy this book, its been one of the better ones out of the last few.

Man the twist and turns in this book!!! i saw none of it coming!! with that Rachel has out done herself!! and thats one decent cliff hanger at the end. i wonder how she's going to do the next book???

well lets start off with claire - she was even MORE badass in this book than in the past! i know hard to believe but she's my hero, gotta love a nerdy chick who kicks ass with the best of them. ;)
Shane is not i
Is this the end? I kinda felt a little lost at the end of this book. Our delightful heroine Claire Danvers has always gone one step more than anyone to try to save the "victim" of either the vampire or human race. All she wants is peace. Not too much to ask of anyone but a Morganville townsperson. Now that other vampires/draug are defeated, it seems like a good time to rebuild the town and relationships between the humans and the vampires residing in Morganville. But when the Founder/Queen turns ...more
Why do I always read these so fast.So frekkn good dude!

Myrnin is still as awesome,crazy,funny as ever.And what the heck was that all about Myrnin?(view spoiler)EEEEPPP!I about died!I loved getting to read from his POV.

Claire and Shane are still so very sweet and cute together,but Shane you know how to piss me off,but you always seem to find a way to wiggle your way back in to my heart.You are on probation buddy-__-

Michael and Eve are married now and both sides,
Savannah (Books With Bite)
It feels so good to be walking down the street of Morganville. The taste of the coffee, the blood mobiles driving by, it never ceases to amaze me of how quickly I fall into this series as if I never left. Meeting up with Claire and the glass gang once again, I adored every step in her shoes.

As always with vampires it's always a power play. It's no surprise that once again Morganville is under attack and this time it's happening all under the nose of Amelie. I have to admit that the plot of the s
As excited as I am for this book to be in my hands right now, I don't ever want this series to come to an end!

It takes a certain kind of diligence to keep a fandom interested for thirteen books-especially with the unfathomable amount of series popping out every so often-but to be able to still surprise a fandom after thirteen books belongs only to Rachel Caine.
Starting this book was like meeting some friends I hadn't seen in a while, and I savored every second of it, until we departed. Like meet
Edrillan (vampire junkie)
just finished it and all i can say is WOW!!my fav. book ever!!!
This book was better than book 12 (thankfully), but it still wasn’t good!

I did like the characters a little more in this book, and I did feel a little sorry for them. They still didn’t help themselves though, and it became clear that Michael marrying Eve had only angered the rest of the Morganville citizens, humans and vampires alike!

The storyline in this was still pretty dull, and I was relieved when it was over. The story just really dragged, and while it had the odd interesting moment, it sti
Nov 10, 2012 Marsha rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Young Adults and Adults
How can an author write 13 books in a series and still manage to hold the fan's interest? In my experience, very few authors can manage this feat; yet, Rachel Caine has managed to do it brilliantly.

Morganville, Texas is no longer the orderly and civilized town it once was. Now that the founder, Amelie has recovered from the Draug attacks and is frenemies with none other than Oliver, humans are fair game. Now, the people must carry identification card that indicate their blood type and their prot
Clare, the girls who seems to be the only one who can solve anything is fixing the vamp town again ! After the last book you would think the vamps would be gracious towards the humans. They would be moving forward to continue the vision for the town ? Nope, silly you, now they want to hunt them, control them, go backwards about 20 steps. She this barely legal girl out matches even the oldest vampire, with her massive brain power. WEll, she is smart in many ways except in her choice of men. Shane ...more
Hannah (Jaedia)
Spoiler Warning: The following review and/or blurb may contain or does contain spoilers for previous books in the series.

What happens when just about every enemy that cowed the vampires has been defeated and as your last act, you piss them off? Well of course you lose favour with the most powerful vampire in Morganville and go back to square one, but worse. Living in fear of what lurks in the dark. And the light. See, Eve and Michael's marriage at the end of Black Dawn didn't just annoy the vamp
WOW! What an ending.

*** Detailed Review***

It always seems that I forget how much I enjoy the Morganville Vampire series until I pick up the next book. I’m always a book behind as I wait to purchase the paperback copy and it seems like I forget about Michael, Eve, Shane and Claire far too easily.

BITTER BLOOD was a really good continuation for me. Is it as perfect as it was at the beginning? No, but a series is supposed to grow and I believe Claire did some MAJOR growing in BITTER BLOOD. I do wis
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...the bunny slippers were soaked and drooped pathetically. Even the fangs seemed robbed of any charm. "Don't worry," I told it. "Someone will pay for your suffering. Heavily. With screaming." I felt I should repeat it for the other slipper, in case there should be any bad feelings between the two. One should never create tension between one's footwear

Oh, the mind of Myrnin! It was awesome to finally get a peek into his thoughts however brief it may have been. The quote above made me giggle ou
This book I found hard to get into for half of it, but towards the end it got better and the way it ended killed me. I'm still not sure what the last line meant. I know that I hope it didn't mean something bad. I still don't like the whole switching points of view-it really annoys me. There was less of it in Bitter Blood though. I don't mind reading from Claire and Shane's perspectives and sometimes Michael and Eve's, but others displease me. Especially Myrnin's. I hate Myrnin most of the time, ...more
Kirsty (Amethyst Bookwyrm)
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It has been a few months since the Draug have been eradicated and everything on the surface seems to be getting back to normal in Morganville. However, with their enemies gone, the vampires are not willing to compromise and are back to hunting and holding humans in contempt. This is causing the humans to take up arms and defend their rights against vampires or anyone who has been allied to them. This causes a proble
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“--I lifted one foot from the brackish water, and the bunny slippers were soaked and drooped pathetically. Even the fangs seemed robbed of any charm.

"Don't worry," I told it. "Someone will pay for your suffering. Heavily. With screaming."

I felt I should repeat it for the other slipper, in case there should be any bad feelings between the two. One should never create tension between ones's footwear.

--POV is Myrnin, page 221”
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