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One Foot in the Grave Audiobook

One Foot in the Grave: Night Huntress, Book 2

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Publisher's Summary

You can run from the grave, but you can't hide. Half-vampire Cat Crawfield is now Special Agent Cat Crawfield, working for the government to rid the world of the rogue undead. She's still using everything Bones, her sexy and dangerous ex, taught her. But when Cat is targeted for assassination, the only man who can help her is the vampire she left behind.

Being around him awakens all her emotions, from the adrenaline kick of slaying vamps side by side to the reckless passion that consumed them. But a price on her head—wanted: dead or half-alive—means her survival depends on teaming up with Bones. And no matter how hard she tries to keep things professional between them, she'll find that desire lasts forever and that Bones won't let her get away again.

Jeaniene Frost, New York Times and USA Today best-selling author, lives with her husband and their very spoiled dog in Florida. Although not a vampire herself, she confesses to having pale skin, wearing a lot of black, and sleeping in late whenever possible. And while she can't see ghosts, she loves to walk through old cemeteries. She also loves poetry and animals, but fears children and hates to cook.

Love in vein: listen to another Night Huntress novel.

©2008 Jeaniene Frost (P)2010 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

“Proving that her first book was no fluke, Frost ratchets up the action and stirs up the suspense big time in her second Night Huntress novel. That said, it's the sizzling passion of her star-crossed lovers that really makes this book a genuine keeper!” (Romantic Times)

“This series is only getting better…between the exciting action scenes and the rekindled romance between Cat and Bones, I did not put this one down until the last page.” (Coffee Time Romance)

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    Amazon Customer severna park, MD, United States 09-27-12
    Amazon Customer severna park, MD, United States 09-27-12 Member Since 2014

    I'm actually a day old tart, filled with maple custard. Perhaps, this reads as a rational introduction to others, and you are deliberately misreading it, because, come on, maple custard.

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    "Help, I'm dating a caricature."

    It is well written with it's own style, and a good story arc. I don't usually buy this genre of books, and unfortunately, I do regret using a credit for this one. I'd just read Angelfall, and was looking for another love-hate relationship book, not a romance. There might have been a love-hate in the first book, but THIS book in the series doesn't have a love-hate relationship like it advertised on Goodreads, and it's definitely a romance. It's more like the main character hates herself for being in love, and feels realistically awkward about a veterinarian. Some of the one liners are funny. Something I'd want to see in an 80's B movie.

    Cat is the center of attention to ALL men, like you see in a lot of YA novels, and vampire novels, come to think of it, and most things cycle back to her. Even centuries old undead break propriety to proposition Cat in the most inappropriate situations. "I know you're stabbing me, through the heart, but while you're down there..." (okay, it was never that bad, but it was close.)

    The characters gets very English, men call her 'poppet' a lot. The dialogue can go over the top, and become a cameo; stylized. Like the situations you might dream up in your head before sleep, to explain why seven ninjas would attack you in a back alley, and what cliche lines they would serve up in the scenario. That said, it IS a good read, especially for people who appreciate Laurell K. Hamilton or Charlaine Harris, and it IS well-written, and fun.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    anne Phoenix, AZ, United States 09-11-12
    anne Phoenix, AZ, United States 09-11-12 Member Since 2016

    I Love a great supernatural tale, a Love story, PNR, a Cool Mystery and Most Sci-Fi....if there are vampires, weres or witches in it, that's a plus! Basically I am a 40+ y/o young at heart woman rediscovering the wonderful world of books and am now addicted! Lol I LOVE AUDIBLE!!!!!

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    "So good I listened to it in 1 night!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yep!! I love Cat and Bones.....there Awesome!!! really good characters and this 2nd book is almost better than the 1st!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    This time it's Cat.... :)


    What does Tavia Gilbert bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    The accents and feelings are displayed brilliantly!!!!


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Uh Oh Vamps.....She's Back!


    Any additional comments?

    love this series....starting number 3 now!

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Arwen BOISE, ID, United States 04-20-12
    Arwen BOISE, ID, United States 04-20-12 Member Since 2011

    I am a book junkie...I read and enjoy a variety of stories, so please don't "define me" by one book or review! :)

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    "Second episode in a great series!"

    This story includes Cat dealing with her new "government" job, her feelings and her separation from Bones which does not turn out to be permanent, of course. Their reunion is entertaining, as are the scenes of tension and fights with other vampires. Other characters provide worthy foils, and the fight scenes and drama of vampire politics is quite entertaining. The way Frost writes really makes you care about the characters, because the emotion and heart she so deftly weaves through the fights and intimate scenes resonates so genuinely. Another excellent narrative performance by Tavia Gilbert...she makes Cat and the others characters very real!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    karen Christchurch, New Zealand 11-22-11
    karen Christchurch, New Zealand 11-22-11

    Hot romance/Sci Fi we're so lucky to have Audible to feed our book addictions. I love walking my precious dog Sydney & listening to my books

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    "Outstanding, Perfect carry on to the series"

    Once again Jeaniene Frost has captured my inner vampire and keep me glued to this second book in this amazing series. Just couldn't stop listing to this book. Just love Bones and Cat. The Narrator does an excellent job also. Totally thrilling in every way and can't wait to real the next book. :)

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    Dorothea Willow, AK, United States 09-02-11
    Dorothea Willow, AK, United States 09-02-11 Member Since 2009

    I am a passionate devourer of chocolate and books. I also listen to audiobooks and drink chocolate. When I die, I don't want to be embalmed!

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    "No pussy-footing around!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of One Foot in the Grave to be better than the print version?

    This is the second book in the Night Huntress series. Although you could read this as a standalone, I think it would be hard to relate to what was going on without reading the first book Halfway to the Grave first.

    In this story, we find Cat still hunting vampires, but as a federal agent with a team of guys that act as her backup. When we hear how Cat runs her team, I tend to think of this as more of a Lone Ranger type setup and wonder why she even has a team. When they are facing the bad guys it’s, ‘okay, I’m going in alone boys. Give me 30 minutes and then come in and clean up anything that is left.’ That is not teamwork! Cat is so cocky in this book. It is a good thing that she finally runs into Bones.

    Although we do get into some good fighting scenes with Bones and get to discover some of his newly revealed Master Vampire skills, it is mostly Cat doing all the fighting in this story.

    I really wish Cat had a bit more feeling in this story. She seemed like a walkin-talkin-pissed off-s.o.b. through the whole thing.


    What about Tavia Gilbert’s performance did you like?

    I think Tavia Gilbert did a great job with this book. Each character has a different voice and she does really well keeping them all separate. This is one of those narrators that can make you forget you are listening to just one person and not a whole cast of people.


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    carmela niagara falls, ON, Canada 08-29-11
    carmela niagara falls, ON, Canada 08-29-11 Member Since 2015
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    "Refreshing"

    I came across this author by accident. And she has moved into my top 5 list.

    I don't know if its the way the book is read by Tavia Gilbert, but I have fallen in love with Cat and Bones.

    I enjoy her spin on vampires and ghouls.

    I highly recommend this series.

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    Jan Indiana 08-11-11
    Jan Indiana 08-11-11 Member Since 2015
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    "Love This Series!"

    The second book in the series is as strong as the first. So well done, both the writing and the narration. I have the next two books already downloaded.

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    jennifer hamilton, Ontario, Canada 02-21-11
    jennifer hamilton, Ontario, Canada 02-21-11
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    "Great sexy listen"

    I really enjoyed this book and was surprised to enjoy the sexy scenes. I usually am not interested in romance types at all but this was HOT!
    I listened intently to the book from start to finish and promptly purchased the 2nd in the series.

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    Martha 02-04-11
    Martha 02-04-11 Member Since 2016
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    "Another great one from Jeaniene Frost"

    This is the second book in the series of Cat and Bones. There's lot's of action, great dialogue and of course love. Definitely worth a credit.

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    Tanya Oshkosh, WI, United States 02-01-11
    Tanya Oshkosh, WI, United States 02-01-11
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    "Glad I gave this series another go."

    I'm glad I gave this series another chance. The banter between characters is entertaining and often laugh out loud funny, but doesn't take away from the main plot. This book also had a great mix of steamy sex, romance between Cat and Bones, vamp killing and justice. Just got books 3 & 4 and can't wait to hear them.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful

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