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Cold Streets (Vampire Files #10)

4.04  ·  Rating Details ·  541 Ratings  ·  13 Reviews
Vampire detective Jack Fleming's latest venture-the Lady Crymsyn nightclub-has become the favorite haunt for Chicago's elite. But amongst his patrons lurk a smarmy blackmailer and a dangerous up-and-coming mobster from New York-both unaware how deadly Jack can be when blood is spilled...
Paperback, 384 pages
Published December 30th 2003 by Ace (first published January 7th 2003)
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Jova
Nov 11, 2013 Jova rated it it was amazing
This is the 10th book in the series and I haven't read any of the previous, so I had no idea what to expect. After a relatively slow start reminescent of some of the TV series where the main character solves a small case at the beginning and then moves on to the major case of the episodes it quite quickly turns into a fast paced, intense, witty story of classic gangster Chicago of the 1930s. With vampires. Loved it. (I should definitely get a hold of the rest, at least the next one, especially i ...more
Julie
Feb 16, 2016 Julie rated it really liked it
These books get better with each book. Lots of fun. It left one plot string not completely resolved, so I'm looking forward to the next book (now on order). I also figured out P. N. Elrod is writing two other series as well, so I may sample them.
Ann C. Arnold
Jan 18, 2016 Ann C. Arnold rated it liked it
Jack Fleming must deal with gangsters who know his secrets and want to destroy him and his friends.
Shelley
Jan 12, 2009 Shelley rated it really liked it
Shelves: paranormal, june
I broke a rule and read this book out of sequence. It was the only one my library had! Shameless of me but I'd heard such good things about the books that I was compelled to try it anyway! If it was easier to find the earlier books, I would read them all in order because this book was well worth the effort to understand everything that had happened before. The vampire myth is very old-school but that is understandable given that the series isn't part of this "new wave" of paranormal.
Alexis Masters
Absolutely awesome. It's not even about the plot - which admittedly wasn't as twisty or mysterious as usual - but all about Jack's character development. The story was so intense that by the time the end came around, I honestly had no idea what he was going to do that hadn't already been done. Cold Streets did not fail to deliver another tense ending, with serious repercussions that aren't so easily dismissed. Very excited to see what this means for the next book!
Kathy Davie
Aug 30, 2010 Kathy Davie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
1930s noir and a vampire with a heart who interacts with the mob.

P. N. Elrod is amazing in her depiction of the time period. You can see, smell, feel, and hear it as you read.
Janet
May 13, 2009 Janet rated it liked it
Nothing especially wonderful about this book to make it stand out in my mind, but nothing especially awful either. Just a good solid middle-of-the-road read.
Janice
Aug 07, 2010 Janice rated it really liked it
Shelves: supernatural, mystery
It's been awhile since I read one of these. It was nice to get back to Jack Fleming's world. You'd like these, Cynthia.
Christine
Nov 16, 2013 Christine rated it liked it
A really different vampire book. I wasn't emotionally invested in it, but it was an interesting read.
Katie
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Shelves: fantasy
Still enjoying this series. I can eat 'em up like candy.
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I am loving this series
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violent but good
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Patricia Nead Elrod is an American fantasy writer specializing in novels about vampires. Her work falls into areas of fantasy and (in some cases) mystery or historical fiction, but normally not horror, since her vampires are the heroes. -Wikipedia
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Vampire Files (1 - 10 of 12 books)
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