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Boxed set of nine #1 bestselling "Vampire for Hire" mystery novels. MOON DANCE 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 vampirBoxed set of nine #1 bestselling "Vampire for Hire" mystery novels. MOON DANCE 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 the world at large thinks Samantha has developed a rare skin disease, a disease which forces her to quit her day job and stay out of the light of the sun. Working the night shift as a private investigator, Samantha is hired by Kingsley Fulcrum to investigate the murder attempt on his life, a horrific scene captured on TV and seen around the country. But as the case unfolds, Sam discovers Kingsley isn't exactly what he appears to be; after all, there is a reason why he survived five shots to the head. VAMPIRE MOON Samantha 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. AMERICAN VAMPIRE Samantha receives a heartbreaking phone call from a very unlikely source: a five-year-old girl who's been missing for three months. Now on the hunt, Sam will use her considerable resources—including her growing supernatural abilities—to locate the missing girl before it's too late. And as she gets closer and closer to the horrible truth, she receives devastating news on the home front. Now with her world turned upside down, Samantha Moon is forced to make the ultimate choice of life and death. MOON CHILD Samantha is faced with an impossible decision—a decision that no mother should ever have to make. A decision that will change her life, and those she loves, forever. And through it all, Sam finds herself in a lethal game of vampire vs. vampire as a powerful—and desperate—enemy will stop at nothing to claim what he most desires. CHRISTMAS MOON Now with Christmas just around the corner, Samantha finds herself taking on a very strange case. A mysterious family treasure has been stolen, something priceless that's been passed down through the generations, something buried in secrets. VAMPIRE DAWN Someone is leaving victims drained of blood, and all signs point to the killer not being a vampire. Meanwhile, Sam can't help but notice the changes coming over her son...fantastical changes that will leave her searching desperately for answers. As Sam tracks down a ruthless killer, and as her own humanity slips further and further away, an ancient relic holds a secret that will rock her world...and open up a whole new one. VAMPIRE GAMES Samantha is hired to look into the suspicious death of a popular fighter—and quickly discovers there’s far more to the story than meets the eye. As she uncovers clues into the boxer’s past, she will come face-to-face with something unexpected...and something only whispered about. Additionally, Samantha must confront the growing supernatural powers of those closest to her—and a betrayal that will rock her world. MOON ISLAND Samantha is hired to look into the mysterious drowning of a super-rich hotel tycoon. The death occurred exactly one year ago, at the family's annual retreat on a private island in the Pacific Northwest. Now, as the family gathers again, Sam is asked to find a ruthless killer—all while a massive storm bears down upon the small island....

Title : Samantha Moon: First Eight Novels, Plus One Novella
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Samantha Moon: First Eight Novels, Plus One Novella Reviews

  • Charlotte
    2019-04-07 13:17

    Interesting take on the whole vampire and supernatural genre. I see shades of several other authors in her writing but also new takes on the supernatural and vampire theme. Overall a good read.

  • Nan Carder
    2019-04-02 17:17

    Awesome as alwaysIt's difficult anymore to find a good series that has meat to it and not just gratuitous sex but here is one. Plot, good storyline and an author that keeps going. Highly recommended to all....

  • Norman Council
    2019-04-18 14:23

    Maybe it's me. Maybe I am obsessive compulsive, but I have two perspectives on this series. The first is that the character, plot, flow varied, I can care about Samantha Moon, what happens to her (well less so as the series goes on Samantha talks to God, is cheeky and sarcastic in speaking to the ultimate Judeo/Christian entity and gives him shit... Really?) More later. I like many of the other characters, and find the suspense and drama compelling. However- you knew there was going to be one - the writing or rather the editing of these books is horrible. It reads like a high school creative writing exercise. You know the scene in Amadeus where them Emperor comes to Mozart's first opera and complains that it has too many notes. Well it's kind of like that. First, if you took all of the redundancies that Rain commits in these first eight works you could use that number to make a 9th book. There are the traditional "3:00 AM in the morning"and "continue on" kinds of mistakes that seem ubiquitous these days, but these are only a small portion of the redundancies, many so blatant ("descended down the stairs")one wonders how the cannot have jumped off the page and screamed "fix me, stupid!" I tried to track them for a while but finally just quit because the constant stopping made it impossible to read. The use of "myself" instead of "me"', the unnecessary superlatives, the clichés scattered all through "naked as the day I was born" etc,,the unnecessary adjectives and adverbs; the word seemingly is seemingly used on every page, if not in every paragraph; these errors become excruciating after a while. Sometimes Rain combined the errors "rows upon rows of aisles that seemed endless" and even the occasional trifecta "row after row of endless shelving that stretched as far as the eye could see" cause cringe moments that almost make you feel sorry for the author they are so embarrassing.The thing is, these errors may be acceptable (barely) for an author to make, Rain should be attending to the plot etc., but the idea that these books made it through an editing process is beyond belief. At the beginning of each book Rain acknowledges several people, three of whom he identifies as his editors. I'm thinking he should be less thankful. And then there is the simple wrongness; for instance Rain consistently refers to blood as hemoglobin, which is only a component of that vital fluid. Worst of all is when Samantha Moon refers to her "super-secret identity" Finally, good fantasy requires the suspension of disbelief. This is a commodity and cannot be abused by the author. Rain flogs it. First there are the basic questions: why, after six years, does all of this stuff kick off. It took her husband six years to get disgusted, why do her abilities start showing up now? Why has it taken Fang six years to fall in,live with her and look her up? Why after all of this time is she just know running into Sherbert? Why has she know nothing about the supernatural community. The bigger issues are in the later books. SPOILER ALERT: Her son is apparently a special creature watched over by some ethereal host. Samantha herself begins to look like she will become some supernatural messiah. The plot lines that were at first what drew the reader in become ever more fantastical - her bat self is really a creature from another dimension.. Really? Sam becomes a cartoon character: indestructible and tied in closely with the heavens - a guardian angel? In these things Rain has moved well beyond the suspension of disbelief. In doing so Sam is turned into someone or something I am no longer engaged by. She is no longer human she walks among the gods. There is a difference between writing fantasy and simple fantasizing. Rain seems to have lost this idea and doing so he has undermined huis characters in fatal ways.

  • Martin Council
    2019-03-30 20:26

    Maybe it's me. Maybe I am obsessive compulsive, but I have two perspectives on this series. The first is that the character, plot, flow varied, I can care about Samantha Moon, what happens to her (well less so as the series goes on Samantha talks to God, is cheeky and sarcastic in speaking to the ultimate Judeo/Christian entity and gives him shit... Really?) More later. I like many of the other characters, and find the suspense and drama compelling. However- you knew there was going to be one - the writing or rather the editing of these books is horrible. It reads like a high school creative writing exercise. You know the scene in Amadeus where them Emperor comes to Mozart's first opera and complains that it has too many notes. Well it's kind of like that. First, if you took all of the redundancies that Rain commits in these first eight works you could use that number to make a 9th book. There are the traditional "3:00 AM in the morning"and "continue on" kinds of mistakes that seem ubiquitous these days, but these are only a small portion of the redundancies, many so blatant ("descended down the stairs")one wonders how the cannot have jumped off the page and screamed "fix me, stupid!" I tried to track them for a while but finally just quit because the constant stopping made it impossible to read. The use of "myself" instead of "me"', the unnecessary superlatives, the clichés scattered all through "naked as the day I was born" etc,,the unnecessary adjectives and adverbs; the word seemingly is seemingly used on every page, if not in every paragraph; these errors become excruciating after a while. Sometimes Rain combined the errors "rows upon rows of aisles that seemed endless" and even the occasional trifecta "row after row of endless shelving that stretched as far as the eye could see" cause cringe moments that almost make you feel sorry for the author they are so embarrassing.The thing is, these errors may be acceptable (barely) for an author to make, Rain should be attending to the plot etc., but the idea that these books made it through an editing process is beyond belief. At the beginning of each book Rain acknowledges several people, three of whom he identifies as his editors. I'm thinking he should be less thankful. And then there is the simple wrongness; for instance Rain consistently refers to blood as hemoglobin, which is only a component of that vital fluid. Worst of all is when Samantha Moon refers to her "super-secret identity" Finally, good fantasy requires the suspension of disbelief. This is a commodity and cannot be abused by the author. Rain flogs it. First there are the basic questions: why, after six years, does all of this stuff kick off. It took her husband six years to get disgusted, why do her abilities start showing up now? Why has it taken Fang six years to fall in,live with her and look her up? Why after all of this time is she just know running into Sherbert? Why has she know nothing about the supernatural community. The bigger issues are in the later books. SPOILER ALERT: Her son is apparently a special creature watched over by some ethereal host. Samantha herself begins to look like she will become some supernatural messiah. The plot lines that were at first what drew the reader in become ever more fantastical - her bat self is really a creature from another dimension.. Really? Sam becomes a cartoon character: indestructible and tied in closely with the heavens - a guardian angel? In these things Rain has moved well beyond the suspension of disbelief. In doing so Sam is turned into someone or something I am no longer engaged by. She is no longer human she walks among the gods. There is a difference between writing fantasy and simple fantasizing. Rain seems to have lost this idea and doing so he has undermined huis characters in fatal ways.

  • Tia
    2019-04-01 14:27

    Best Vampire Series Ever!!!Being a huge vampire nerd I loved the perspective J.R Rain brought to this series with Samantha Moon. Page after page and book after book I was drawn in and couldn't stop. This isn't one of those series where you like the first three and then lose interest. The story kept momentum and I just had to know what happened to Samantha next. These 8 books were definitely worth the read. I will be moving on to 9 and beyond.

  • S.H.
    2019-04-02 13:31

    I love this series! Every book of this series & even the short stories are simply brilliant. I've read all of it... in this collection & beyond.There's so much to love & to praise about the Samantha Moon books, that I don't know where to begin. I love the intelligence, the humor, wit & sarcasm. The characters have depth & "feel" so real to me. They are easy to relate to, even when they aren't human. I also love that ethical issues are explored. There are heart-wrenching situations that have simply floored me. I can see different points of view & I have battles within. I really think & feel when reading Moon.The bad guys are seriously evil... the kind you just love to hate. I wanted, no NEEDED, justice to be served. The good guys are amazing! I laugh with them & really love them. The mysteries are wonderful. There's an emotional depth that's surprising and wonderful. There's spiritual aspects to these stories that cause me to question, think & really wonder. There's a wisdom. It's so interesting, positive & enlightening. This means something, coming from me. I tend to shy away from reading anything with religious overtones.I cannot recommend this series strongly enough. Wonderful author, wonderful books!

  • Lasciel
    2019-04-17 16:30

    The Samantha Moon novels are awesome, why? Because they don't focus on the traditional vampire theme of romance, lust and generally being a dick because you have superpowers. Even though the lead character is a vampire, she is still a mother and that theme runs heavily through the stories. Also the spiritual but not Christian aspects of the novels are unique and beautiful. The plot is not the strongest point of these novels, but it is enough to catch your attention. The humour and the drama are the key features. They're not perfect novels, there's a few points in which the depth could be increased, but these are damn fun and charming, and at times heartbreaking. Really good reads. Now to buy the next one.

  • Lisa Lawson
    2019-04-23 19:25

    Samantha Moon 1-8 box setSamantha Moon: detective, vampire, and Mom extraordinaire. Samantha was a once FBI agent out for a late night run whom was attacked and turned into a vampire. As her mortal life indeed her immortal life just begins.A great series that all ages of paranormal fans can enjoy. My first of J. R. Rain's writings but definitely not my last. J. R. puts a twist on vampires making them part the cliche with his added twist giving them a higher meaning and purpose.I hope I would do half the stuff she does for her clients, family, and most of all her kids.

  • Suzanne Cotton
    2019-04-15 19:25

    Super greatJR Rain tells a story of a housewife named Sam, who was attacked by a Vampire, betrayed by her Guardian Angel, ex-husband and fights to be a normal person. Sam, is a private eye, a mom and vampire. She loves being a PI, and a mom she hates being a vamp. Follow Sam through years of battling the bad guys and helping the good guys. Great series, Mr Rain finally tells the story of the vampire who just wants her life back and will do whatever it takes to protect what she loves. A mom just like you or me but with one exception.

  • Dennis bishop
    2019-04-05 13:36

    This series is awesome!I was despairing of ever finding another series I could read.........without these deep and tangled romances that got in the way of a good vampire story.Well thank goodness I found the Samantha Moon series and tried it on a whim. Excellent plots with lots of folklore I included along with a few other supernatural characters.....my absolute fave. Got for it ....you will love it!

  • Tere Fredericks
    2019-04-13 20:11

    Who Knew I'd Root For Vampires?Samantha Moon is a Special Vampire. She's a great mom (despite what she thinks) with some wonderful friends and powerful enemies. As she learns more of her powers seven years in, she finds more of herself than she would have had she stayed mortal. It means a lot that I immediately downloaded the next three books. Cannot wait to see what her kids get up to next! Humor galore, with a huge side helping of love. Highly recommended.

  • Laurie
    2019-04-10 14:22

    Loved this series, finished book 9& 10 and looking forward to the next book. Yes, it is about vampires, werewolves and witches but not the usual teen wolf/vampire angst. Samantha Moon is just your average mom dealing with daily issues but added to the mix is her also being attacked and turned into a vampire. Lots of humor. I highly recommend.

  • Maryjane
    2019-03-30 15:37

    Samantha Moon - AWESOME!Samantha Moon is the best series I have ever read. Interesting, captivating, moving stories that keep your attention from the beginning to the end of each book. I had to read one right after the other. And they got better with each book, I could not put them down. I give this series a total of FIVE HUGE STARS!

  • Nancy Stump
    2019-04-06 13:34

    EntertaingKept me wanting to read more. Really enjoyed the humor and storyline. Samantha Moon is a down to Earth Mom except she is a good Vampire also. Can't wait to read the next books with her.

  • Deb
    2019-04-09 16:11

    I read this series and it made me care about the character when I did not expect too. It is a great night time reading book. Not really a deep thinking read but takes you into the world of Samantha moon.

  • C.J. Corbin
    2019-03-24 19:17

    I do love Samantha Moon. I have one problem though...and it may only be my own quirkiness ... the character does not sound like a woman. Samantha as a character sounds masculine. I still love the stories and will continue to read them. Did anyone else pick up on this? Or is me?

  • Susan Stumpf
    2019-03-24 16:28

    Pretty good read. Interesting concept. The series repeats itself a lot! Especially when you get into the later novels. The later ones just seem to play catch up on everything that's happened in the previous ones. Its worth reading though.

  • Phoenix
    2019-04-09 20:31

    I started these books a long time ago and I just love them all. The characters are so human and their struggles re relatable. I really cannot speak high enough praises.

  • Marcy A. Vonderwell
    2019-03-27 21:20

    Entertaining readI enjoyed this series. It was an entertaining read that kept me occupied over a cold and snowy week. Give it a try.

  • Lou
    2019-03-31 17:32

    Good stories, waiting for no 9

  • Heather Hamilton
    2019-04-21 13:33

    Nice seriesRead the free preview, and if you enjoy it you will enjoy all of the books combined here. An enjoyable twist to vampire fiction.

  • Patricia Mccammon
    2019-04-15 20:21

    DifferentFrom being a FBI, to being a vampire, Samantha also is a mom. These books are so different from other vampire books.

  • Grace Sain
    2019-04-11 13:15

    I love that it is a normal life of a mom and the supernatural seamlessly involved and the real to life reactions from the characters interactions and reactions.

  • Cheryl Necessary
    2019-04-05 13:21

    I enjoyed these books. It's a different take on the vampire story but that makes it interesting. I look forward to more Samantha Moon stories.

  • Autumn
    2019-04-08 18:07

    WOW! I couldnt put this down. Such a great story.

  • Brandy Hope
    2019-04-19 20:09

    Loved this series. I couldnt put it down! I cant wait to read # 9!!! Fang...what is going to happen with Fang! Ishmal....where did you go? Kingsly...i cant believe you did that.

  • C.M. Lance
    2019-04-14 19:24

    This entire series is great. Fast paced. Witty dialog. Interesting, enjoyable characters. Bad ass bad guys. I read and read and read. I want more.

  • Lisa
    2019-04-14 16:09

    Lots of great reading!The first 8 books, all in one. What's not to like?I love the Samantha Moon books, and this is a great way to read the first ones all at once.