Genre: Urban Fantasy

🎧︎Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost

🎧Halfway to the Grave

Posted on December 28, 2022 by Nadene @ Totally Addicted to Reading in Reviews / 10 Comments

I have heard nothing but great things about the Night Huntress series.  Although I love the genre I never got around to dabbling my feet into this world.  Now after reading several rave reviews from fellow bloggers on 🎧︎Halfway to the Grave, I felt it was time to give this series a trial run. Final Verdict, awesome! Not sure why I waited so long to visit this world, but now I am glad I did. 

 

🎧︎Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene FrostTitle: Halfway to the Grave (Dramatized Adaptation):
Author(s): Jeaniene Frost
Series: Night Huntress #1
Narrator(s): Chris Davenport, Christopher Graybill, Christopher Walker, Danny Gavigan, Holly Adams, Yasmin Tuazon, Bianca Bryan, Alysia Beltran, David Cui Cui, Alex Hill-Knight, Andrew James Spooner
Published by Graphic Audio LLC on November 1, 2022
Pages: 384
Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
Genre(s): Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy
Source: Purchase
Format: Audiobook
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Series Rating: One StarOne StarOne StarOne StarOne Star
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Half-vampire Catherine Crawfield is going after the undead with a vengeance, hoping that one of these deadbeats is her father—the one responsible for ruining her mother's life. Then she's captured by Bones, a vampire bounty hunter, and is forced into an unholy partnership.
In exchange for finding her father, Cat agrees to train with the sexy night stalker until her battle reflexes are as sharp as his fangs. She's amazed she doesn't end up as his dinner—are there actually good vampires? Pretty soon Bones will have her convinced that being half-dead doesn't have to be all bad. But before she can enjoy her newfound status as kick-ass demon hunter, Cat and Bones are pursued by a group of killers. Now Cat will have to choose a side... and Bones is turning out to be as tempting as any man with a heartbeat.

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🎧︎Halfway to the Grave is the first book in the Night Huntress series. The story features Cat, a twenty -two year old half-vampire, half-human female. In in her spare time, Cat, hunts and kills vampires.  She does this with the hope of finding her father, the vampire who raped her mother. Also at the behest of her mother. Her plan, kill him in the hopes it will end her mother’s pain.  Cat is brave, spunky and determined.  
 
On one of her many hunts, she encounters Bones, a centuries old British vampire. Bones is on a mission to locate the master vampire responsible for several young girls gone missing.  Unaware of Cat’s intentions, Bones thought she worked with the enemy. However, when he discovered her secret after an intense interrogation, he struck a deal with her to have her work with him. 
 
Now I am not going into much details as I don’t believe there is anymore I can say that has not been covered by other readers/bloggers.  However,  I will say this, I enjoyed Halfway to the Grave from start to finish. Its intense, fast paced, action packed and sexy plot kept me on the edge of my seat. There was never a dull moment with this one. 
 
Now if you love audiobooks and never read 🎧︎Halfway to the Grave before (and even if read it already) do yourself a huge favour and listen to the dramatized version. Graphic Audio delivered  a full cast narration performed by Chris Davenport, Christopher Graybill, Christopher Walker, Danny Gavigan, Holly Adams, Yasmin Tuazon, Bianca Bryan, Alysia Beltran, David Cui Cui, Alex Hill-Knight, Andrew James Spooner.
 
There were lots of sound effects. It was like listening to a movie without watching. I had a blast with it. Its my belief that the full cast narration coupled with the sound effects enhanced the beauty of the story and made listening a pleasure.
 
 
Story Evaluation
Plot
4.5
Characters
5
World Building
5
Writing Style
4.5
Pacing
5
Cover
4.5
Narrator (Audio)
5
Enjoyment
5
Ending
4.5
Overall: One StarOne StarOne StarOne StarOne Star

About Jeaniene Frost

Jeaniene Frost is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of paranormal romance and urban fantasy. Her works include the Night Huntress series, the Night Prince series, the Broken Destiny series, and the new Night Rebel series. Jeaniene’s novels have also appeared on the Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal, ABA Indiebound, and international bestseller lists. Foreign rights for Jeaniene’s novels have sold to twenty different countries. Jeaniene lives in Florida with her husband Matthew, who long ago accepted that she rarely cooks and always sleeps in on the weekends. In addition to being a writer, Jeaniene also enjoys reading, writing, poetry, watching movies, exploring old cemeteries, spelunking and traveling – by car. Airplanes, children, and cook books frighten her.

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