Hunted by the Others

Hunted by the Others

eBook - 2010
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They are the Others--the vampires, mages, and werewolves once thought to exist only in our imaginations. Now they're stepping out of the shadows, and nothing in our world will ever be the same again. . .

In A Town Like This, Being A P.I. Can Be Murder

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. . .

"Fresh and snappy, dark and sexy, Hunted By The Others is a paranormal treat you'll gobble down in one eager sitting. Jess Haines is a talent to watch!" --Lara Adrian, New York Times bestselling author

"Take a sarcastic, likable heroine out of her depth with a mysterious, seductive vampire, add lots of scheming bad guys, and you've got a delightful romp of a book. Jess Haines just became my autobuy!" --Angela Knight, New York Times bestselling author

"A fun, high octane ride with a take charge heroine who will leave you wanting more." --Alexandra Ivy, New York Times bestselling author

"Haines' fresh, feisty and fast-paced debut is full of litigious vampires, sexy shapeshifters and a mage sidekick akin to Bond's Q, what more could you want?" --Mark Henry, author of Battle Of The Network Zombies

"Fresh, hilarious, and action-packed. I loved every minute of it." --Lilith Saintcrow, author of Flesh Circus

"A sexy, bruising tango of supernatural fun and vampiric mayhem."--Mario Acevedo, author of Jailbait Zombie

Don't Miss The Next Shiarra Waynest Novel: Taken By The Others
Publisher: New York : Zebra ; Godalming : Melia [distributor], 2010.
ISBN: 9781420119411
1420119419
9781420119404
1420119400
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC RESOURCE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (346 p.)

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smynahan
Feb 21, 2013

Had a hard time getting started but once in it couldn't put it down. Great story and starting the second book.

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20KBT10
Aug 02, 2011

Quirky, with a sarcastic and understated sense of humour, a both personal and societal conflicts. It's a good tale, with some of what sci-fi and fantasy does best: addresses issues through a paranormal lense: this one: racism and tolerance.

If you like a book about how family drives you crazy, how friends (the good ones) are there for you, and how a single decision snowballs into something you've never expected: well, it's for you!

Jess_library Jan 19, 2011

A great first book! Shiarra Waynest is a private investigator who get's blackmailed into working for the witches. They want her to help them find a artifact that could start a war between the Other races. The witches think that the oldest vampire in the city, Alec Royce, has the artifact. But when Shia starts investigating, people start dying and various groups try to recruit her into the war. Shia just wants to be left alone and it will take some fancy moves, both legal and martial, to get out of this. Good thing she's got some awesome friends.

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