Friday, August 12, 2011

Hunted by the Others by Jess Haines

Hunted by the Others
by Jess Haines

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Published: 2010
Publisher: Zebra
Genre: Magic, Paranormal, Romance, Vampires
Paperback: 352 pages
Rating: 5

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Shiarra Waynest's detective work was dangerous enough when her client base was strictly mortal. But ailing finances have forced her to accept a lucrative case that could save her firm - if it doesn't kill her first. Shiarra has signed on to work for a high-level mage to recover an ancient artifact owned by one of New York's most powerful vampires.

As soon as Shiarra meets sexy, mesmerizing vamp Alec Royce, she knows her assignment is even more complicated than she thought. With a clandestine anti-Other group trying to recruit her, and magi being eliminated, Shiarra needs back-up and enlists her ex-boyfriend - a werewolf whose non-furry form is disarmingly appealing - and a nerdy mage with surprising talents.

But it may not be enough.

In a city where the undead roam, magic rules, and even the Others aren't always what they seem, Shiarra has just become the secret weapon in a battle between good and evil - whether she likes it or not...

Zombie sighting:
I felt especially cheesy for getting Damien a gift card and a movie, but I figured he'd get a laugh out of Zombie Cheerlieaders from Outer Space and might forgive me if I gave him something cool later.
- page 126, chapter 18

Hunted by the Others
Deceived by the Others
Taken by the Others

My two-bits:
In-a-word(s): belt
Fun ride with a mix of vampires, werewolves and magic in the modern day.

What really grabs me with this book is the amusing cast of characters and how they interact. Despite differences the good guys come together to solve the mystery.

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  1. I have heard nothing but good things about this series. I'm off to make sure it's on my wishlist.

  2. I love this series! It's fun and full of action and great characters

  3. I think I'm the only one who had trouble with this book. I have it on my kindle, and it was a dnf for me...however everyone loves it so much I have to give it another try.

  4. I love your zombie sightings!!!! I've put this one on my TBR list!

  5. I am so glad you liked it! I love Jess Haines' flowing and incredibly witty writing! The banter between the characters always makes me chuckle and couldn't believe you even found a zombie sighting in there lol! :-D

  6. Haven't read any of this series yet - but by golly, anything with a zombie sighting has to be great :D


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