I received this book for free from the Publisher. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.The Other Half of the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
Series: Night Huntress
Published by NYLA on April 26, 2022
Genres: Fiction / Fantasy / Urban, Fiction / Romance / Paranormal / Vampires
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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Night Huntress series comes a thrilling new look at the iconic origin story of Cat and Bones, as experienced by Bones...from the other half of the grave.
There are two sides to every story–and the sizzling British alpha vampire, Bones, has a lot to say...
Ever wondered what Bones was thinking and feeling when he and half-vampire Cat Crawfield first met? Or how their story might differ if he were the one telling it? Now, relive the beginning of Cat and Bones' bestselling love story through Bones' point of view, which reveals a darker, sexier take on their early days, as well as a deeper dive into Bones' past, the vampire world, and other things that Cat didn't see when their story was told only through her eyes in Halfway to the Grave.
Cat had her say. Now, it's Bones' turn.
I loved this book! It is no secret that I am a huge fan of the Night Huntress series. I have read all of the books and I have read most of them more than once. I adore this group of characters but as much as I love Cat, my heart belongs to Bones. When I found out that there was a book coming out from Bones’s point of view, I was almost giddy with excitement. I am here to tell you that this book is just as good as I had hoped it would be.
The basic story is one that I was already familiar with. Cat is half-vampire and has made it her mission to kill as many vampires as she can. In her quest to rid the world of vampires, she runs into Bones and realizes that she has met her match. They eventually team up and things only get more exciting from there. In Halfway to the Grave, we see the same basic story from Cat’s point of view but it turns out that Bones has a lot to add.
I absolutely loved seeing things from Bones’s point of view. It is great to see just what he was thinking about during certain pivotal parts of the story. I think that I like Bones even more than I did now that I know exactly when he fell for Cat and how he was looking out for her even when she didn’t realize it. Cat is not a fan of vampires and her hate for all of them is a lot for Bones to overcome but he is up to the job.
I would highly recommend this book to others. This is part of the Night Huntress series and I would recommend reading at least the first book in that series before starting this one so you can experience Cat’s point of view first. I am very hopeful that we will see more books from Bones’s perspective or really any additional books set in this much-loved world.
I received a digital review copy of this book from NYLA via NetGalley.