Halfway to the Grave is the first novel in Ms. Frost’s Night Huntress series. Catherine Crawfield has not had an easy life. For starters she has always been different than other people and she has know that most of her life. But she got a big shock when on her sixteenth birthday her mother told her that she was actually the result of her mother being raped by a vampire. Cat is shocked, horrified, and just plain ticked off! While it explains a lot about her special abilities and eccentricities it’s also not much fun to know that she is half vampire. From that moment on her mother begins a relentless torrent of how all vampires are evil and should be exterminated for the good of all mankind. So, to avenge the wrongs that were done to her mother and to assuage some of the anger inside herself as well she declares war on the undead! Cat goes on stake out after stake out both literally and figuratively luring vampires into what they think is going to be a free meal before she sends them to their grave for good! What she never counted on was that one very sexy vampire would turn the tables on her and give her much more than she ever bargained for by making her a deal she cannot refuse if she wants to live.
Bones is a vampire that has walked the earth for over 240 years and when he kidnaps Cat and starts to interrogate her about her vampire slaying activities his is stunned to find out that Cat is a half-breed, which is almost unheard of. He offers an allegiance that would help Cat do the very thing she wants more than anything to kill as many of the undead as possible with conditions of course.
Can Cat trust Bones at what she considers at first to be an unholy bargain? And can she fight not only the undead and her growing feelings for her captor? Or is she herself destined for a quick meeting with the grave? I won’t give anymore away but I have to say I highly recommend this series for anyone that loves a good paranormal or any vamp lover! Jeaniene Frost knows how to keep you uninterrupted attention from the first page to the last. Once I started this one I could not put it down! She kept me on the edge of my seat waiting to see what she would throw at Cat next and believe me there was quite a bit! She also surprised me several times as well, which is kind of hard to do, as well as having me laugh out loud at some of the snarky humor and situations that Cat finds herself in. Her first experience with a ghost is priceless! And Bones is nothing short of drool worthy, although at times it was hard to decide whether I would have slugged him or kissed him lol. I immediately went out and got the rest of the series and have been engrossed in them since I finished this one! (Those reviews coming soon promise.)
So two big fangs up for this wonderful series! I can’t wait to see what Jeaniene comes up with for future books!
Flirting with the Grave… Half-vampire Catherine Crawfield is going after the undead with a vengeance, hoping that one of these deadbeats is her father – the one responsible for ruining her mother’s life. Then she’s captured by Bones, a vampire bounty hunter, and is forced into an unlikely partnership. In exchange for help finding her father, Cat agrees to train with the sexy night stalker until her battle reflexes are as sharp as his fangs. She’s amazed she doesn’t end up as his dinner – are there actually good vampires? Pretty soon Bones will have her convinced that being half-dead doesn’t have to be all bad. But before she can enjoy her status as kick-ass demon hunter, Cat and Bones are pursued by a group of killers. Now Cat will have to choose a side…and Bones is turning out to be as tempting as any man with a heartbeat. A Night Huntress novel