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Publication Order of Night Huntress Books

Halfway to the Grave (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
One Foot in the Grave (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
At Grave's End (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Destined for an Early Grave (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
This Side of the Grave (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
One Grave at a Time (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Magic Graves (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Home for the Holidays (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Up from the Grave (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Grave Girls’ Getaway (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Other Half of the Grave (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Both Feet in the Grave (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Night Huntress World Books

Happily Never After (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Devil to Pay (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Reckoning: From Unbound (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
First Drop of Crimson (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Eternal Kiss of Darkness (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
One for the Money (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon

The night Huntress is an urban fantasy book series. The book is about romance and the interaction between vampires, humans, half vampires, and ghouls. The story is about a heroine called Catherine Crawfield and Bones. Bones is a master vampire hero. He is an undead who hunts the rouge undead. Catherine also known as Cat is looking for vengeances for her mother who was humiliated by her vampire father. She is half-vampire.

Cat is portrayed in the book as a woman with both human and vampire feelings. She has vampire instincts that help her hunt for her father. She is also human in various ways. The fiction series is about these two characters pursuit for a happy ending as they come across various challenges. The two unique characters find that they need each other in every challenging situation that comes their way. In various occasions, Cat needs the help of Bones to survive a life-threatening situation similarly Bones needs the help of Cat to survive danger that is directed towards him.

The story demystifies the common notion of the undead to be enemies of humans to create a situation where by the undead finds comfort and companionship in a half-vampire Cat. The story is also about the conflict between the various creatures with some exception in situations when one fights his kind to protect the half vampire. All this is told in seven books.

The first book is about how Bones and Cat meet. The two meet after Bones who is a vampire hunter captures Cat. Ordinarily, he would have been destroyed by Cat but he lets her live. The book titled Halfway to the Grave tells the reader more about the character of Cat and Bones. Instead of destroying her, Bones forms a partnership with Cat. The undead are not bad after all. Bones agrees to train with Cat until her skills are good enough to fight the vampires.

Cat finds herself in a dilemma. After a group of killers attack them, she has to decide whether to go with the killers who are human or stay with Bones. She leaves Bones and goes with the killers. While she is away, she becomes a government special detective getting rid of vampires. As she is away, she still loves Bones.

The second books titled One foot in The grave brings out the passion and romance in the characters. Cat, who was earlier portrayed as a focused hunter, turns out to be romantically influenced with Bones. She discovers a plan to assassinate her and goes back to Bones. With Bones, the character of Cat changes from the serious agent to a romanticized woman. Her emotions are awakened around Bones. She indulges into reckless passion that she cannot control because her survival relies on her teaming with Bones. Her desires are stronger and take the better of her ability to make decisions. Bones swears l not to let her get away again. She is stuck in romance with an undead man.

In the third book, Cat faces a fate more terrible than the grave. In the book, Bones relationship with Cat is the center of conflict between the half vampires and the undead. Cat’s identity is discovered as her disguise is blown. The undead want to destroy Cat. On the other hand, a woman form Bones past appears with a promise to destroy him. The love between the two is put to test. Will it is be resilient to the emerging challenges.

Cat stands behind Bones and protects him form the danger that comes their way. Her character is transitioned from the loving partner to a vicious protector. She takes advantage of her unnatural vampire instincts and stands firm to defend their relationship. The union of love is stronger that sharing a heritage.

Like other romantic books, the idea of competition for love is brought out in the series. Gregory a stronger and more ferocious undead compared to Bones appears in Cat’s nightmares. He wants Cat but Cat loves Bones. Gregory is driven by a belief that Cat belongs to him and promises to destroy Bones to take Cat because he stands in his way. However, it is upon Cat to defend Bones against the more powerful Gregory. Gregory is described as the baddest bloodsucker in the book and it is upon Cat to break the hold that Gregory has on her.

Cat wins the battle against Gregory. The fact that vampires are likely to fight over a half-vampire, shows that level of attraction between vampires and Cat’s kind is stronger that ordinarily perceived. Gregory finding attraction in Cat also shows that the relationship is not unique as other undead can find attraction and interest in loving Cat’s kind. From the story, Cat is portrayed to be ready to fight to the grave to salvage her relationship with Bones.

The book this side of the grave is about the evolved character of Cat. After she turned out to be more powerful than Bones because she defeated Gregory, their relationship is earlier balance has been disturbed. The long-standing relationship is upset. The author attempts to bring out that the relationship between Cat and Bones is alike a normal human relationship. The reality of trouble in conventional relationships when the woman has more power than the man is manifested in this episode. However all this is clouded with the impending war between vampires and ghouls.

The books bring out a cycle of challenges between two kinds. However, the fact that love holds them together tells a different story and gives an unexpected ending. The authors’ description of the fantasy world is as comprehensive as it could. The pictures are painted with detail to describe a world that does not exist. The geography is familiar but the creatures and their behaviors are different. However, the challenges are common to the normal life challenges. The tribulations of finding love in a species or a person that is not of your kind are similar to what ordinarily happens in the conventional world. The fiction series would make a good television show in production. However, it has not been produced by any production company.

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