Bites Fights – The Contenders

Okay Peeps, the polls closed Tuesday night and I know that some of you must be wondering who the contenders are for the first annual Paranormal Bites Fights. I apologize for the delay in posting the results. I had a busy few days this week and spent yesterday reading Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games (which I highly recommend, by the way).

So, without further ado, here are the official nominees in each category of the Bites Fights:


The Vamps

Laura Wright, Eternal Kiss

D.B. Reynolds, Duncan*

Jeaniene Frost, This Side of the Grave

J.R. Ward, Lover Unleashed

Lara Adrian, Deeper Than Midnight

Chloe Neill, Drink Deep

Lynsay Sands, The Reluctant Vampire

Laurell K. Hamilton, Hit List


The Shifters

Patricia Briggs, River Marked

Alexandra Ivy, Beyond the Darkness

Lora Leigh, Navarro’s Promise

Jennifer Ashley, Primal Bonds

Katie MacAlister, The Unbearable Lightness of Dragons

Lori Handeland, Crave the Moon

Faith Hunter, Mercy Blade

Pamela Palmer, Hunger Untamed

The Angels

J.R. Ward, Envy

Nalini Singh, Archangel’s Consort

Nalini Singh, Archangel‘s Blade

Sylvia Day, A Touch of Crimson

Keri Arthur, Darkness Unbound

Cynthia Eden, Angel of Darkness

Kristina Douglas, Raziel

Adrian Phoenix, Etched in Bone


The Demons

Gena Showalter, The Darkest Surrender

Jacquelyn Frank, Adam

Gena Showalter, The Darkest Secret

Kim Harrison, Pale Demon

Jaye Wells, Green-Eyed Demon

Michelle Rowen, That Old Black Magic

Marjorie M. Liu, The Mortal Bone

Brenna Yovanoff, The Space Between


The Fae

Karen Marie Moning, Shadowfever

Thea Harrison, Storm’s Heart

Julie Kagawa, The Iron Queen

Joey W. Hill, Bound by the Vampire Queen

Anya Bast, Dark Enchantment

Melissa Marr, Darkest Mercy

Seanan McGuire, Late Eclipses

Yasmine Galenorn, Courting Darkness


Ghosts & Others

Kresley Cole, Dreams of a Dark Warrior

Larissa Ione, Eternal Rider

Sherrilyn Kenyon, The Guardian

Darynda Jones, First Grave on the Right

Jim Butcher, Ghost Story

Shannon K. Butcher, Blood Hunt

Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Kendare Blake, Anna Dressed in Blood



Ilona Andrews, Magic Slays

Jennifer Estep, Spider’s Revenge

Deborah Harkness, A Discovery of Witches

Richelle Mead, Iron Crowned

Kelley Armstrong, Spell Bound

Christine Warren, Black Magic Woman

Yasmine Galenorn, Night Veil

Anna Windsor, Captive Heart*



Lora Leigh, Ava Gray, Michelle Rowen, Jory Strong, Primal

Charlaine Harris, Toni L.P. Kelner eds., Home Improvement: Undead Edition

Melissa Marr, Kelley Armstrong eds., Enthralled: Paranormal Diversions

Rachel Caine, Kerrie Hughes et al, Chicks Kick Butt

George RR Martin ed., Down These Strange Streets

Ellen Datlow ed., Naked City: Tales of Urban Fantasy

Justin Gustainis ed., Those Who Fight Monsters

Ellen Datlow ed., Blood and Other Cravings


* Denotes Books nominated by readers via write-in votes.


 March 24th, 2012 at 10:02 am





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