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Mother, wife, private investigator... vampire. Six years ago, federal agent Samantha Moon was the perfect wife and mother, your typical soccer mom with the minivan and suburban home. Then the unthinkable happens, an attack that changes her life forever. And forever is a very long time for a vampire.

Now, in Vampire Moon, sequel to Moon Dance, private investigator Samantha Moon finds herself hunting down a powerful crime lord and protecting an innocent woman from her ruthless ex-husband—all while two very different men vie for her heart. And as the stakes grow higher and her cases turn personal, Samantha Moon will do whatever it takes to protect the innocent and bring two cold-blooded killers to justice—her own brand of justice.

©2010 J.R. Rain (P)2011 Audible, Inc.

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  • Karen K
  • 10-09-2011

Series continues in fine form

I am enjoying the continued character development in this series. Since the books are shorter than some, there is a lot of room for more discoveries. It is nice for Samantha to find others to lean on and share her woes with as her family life alters, rearranges and adapts to her vampiric life. I appreciate the fact that there is some explanation to vampire legend as it explores what is truth and what is "myth." I also like the fact that the author gives us a slightly new take on vampires, as this author has determined. A fresh outlook is often welcome. The book sort of leaves us hanging at the end so we can look forward to the next book giving us more focus on that. Dina Pearlman "is" the voice of Samantha Moon. I hope that all future books are read by her. She does an outstanding performance and, I think, gives it just the right touch.

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  • Patricia
  • 04-02-2012

Wow

What did you love best about Vampire Moon?

I am so engrossed in this series only after ready books 1 and 2 I HAVE to read the rest!

What did you like best about this story?

Moondance meeting Fang

What about Dina Pearlman’s performance did you like?

The way she changes her voice

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

Moondance

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  • mary
  • 26-01-2012

Better than the first

Where does Vampire Moon rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

this book drew me in and I couldn't wait to get to the end to see who she was meeting

What did you like best about this story?

that sam was finally going to meet fang

Which character – as performed by Dina Pearlman – was your favorite?

fang

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

yes when she punched her ex husbands girlfriend in the facee and she got her kids back

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  • Tracy
  • 10-09-2012

Good, Light Reading

I am a fan of this series, but it's a bit like a good bowl of popcorn; you enjoy it while you're eating it, and you're certainly sorry when it's done, but if something else exciting comes along, you can easily put it down. That said, I have purchased every book and will continue to do so. The writing is smooth, although I felt something was 'off' on the interpersonal relationships until I discovered JR Rain is a man-- then it made sense. Don't get me srong, he is a good writer and makes a great story and an easy read, but the women's inner voice seems like a man's version of a woman's inner voice if you know what a mean. This is a good combo of supernatural and mystery, reminded me of Dresden Files a little. Overall, a good, solid easy to digest series that I will stick with.

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  • girorv
  • 26-01-2012

Can't wait to get to #3

Samantha Moon...what a vamp... this one was... better than the first ...made me crave the next. Dina Pearlman does a wonderful job.

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  • Jeff
  • 28-07-2020

great story

This is a fun and witty story about things that go bump in the night. Add in a great detective mystery story and this is a hit. This is one of my favorites books. The narrator really brings a lot to this book that is perfect for the different characters. Can't wait to jump right into the next one. Very highly recommended.

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  • 357gunchick
  • 25-07-2020

I hate cliff hangers!

I like the Vampire for Hire series, but I really hate cliffhangers. This book lands on a big one.

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  • Tina Hoefs
  • 13-05-2020

I hate cliffhanger endings

More world building and vigilante crime fighting. Lover's spat and a blind date ending without telling us anything :(

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  • Jessica Reyer
  • 24-02-2020

Continues well

The story picks up seemlessly. I find myself more into her personal life than the cases she works. Usually it is reversed... I get board with the on going personal drama and can't wait for the next case. I want to know more about Fang and Kingsly. I like when she sticks it to her ex. I really want her to figure things out.

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  • Mistifaery
  • 14-01-2020

I thought I was over Vampires.

Such a fun twist on vampires. Where has this series been all my life. It’s as good as the Charley Davidson series. I’m excited to keep reading.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-05-2015

Delightful Listen

Would you consider the audio edition of Vampire Moon to be better than the print version?

Don't know I have never read the papaer version

What other book might you compare Vampire Moon to, and why?

Perhaps Darkness Haunts by Susan Illene. It's an emotional story, lots of inner anks and well rounded characters

What does Dina Pearlman bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

I feel she demonstrates the inner feelings and character of Sam Moon so well.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I did and it is short enough

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I loved the way she fought for her family and the feelings involving the son are, I am sure, ones I could have felt myself. It is possible to see her abilities grow with each book. Not too many detailed fight scenes, which I hate, and the sex is not overly graphic which is something I can find difficult to read.

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  • Meera
  • 10-02-2018

Repetative

Is there anything you would change about this book?

Whilst I can occasionally enjoy the story of the books the over description, the need to endlessly repeat to the reader what has been told once, twice or many many times before that in book 1 as well makes it a hard read. It has an interesting idea with a very stereotypical vampire that is boring to imagine makes this book a bit of a let down. The problem is that the cliffhangers at the end of each book makes it stop abruptly where you need to read the next one to find out what will happen.
I had hopes she would be less self focused in this book and actually less man obsessed but that did not happen. I zoned out a lot whilst reading the book. I will continue only because I still have questions that have been left unanswered since book 1 and hate cliffhangers.

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