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Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Reading on the Dark Side: Night Huntress

Night Huntress
by Jeaniene Frost

It's that time of the month again!  We are featuring another favorite series of ours that, if you haven't read you need to get to it immediately, and if you've read it, then you'll love what we've put together.


Name: Crispin Russell
Vampire Name: Bones
Books: The Night Huntress Series by Jeaniene Frost
Appearance: Brown eyes, pale perfect skin, naturally has slightly curly brown hair but keeps it short and platinum blonde. Sharp cheekbones and drop dead (haha) sexy
Previous Employment: Man whore and more recently Mercenary
Species: Vampire
Sire: Ian
Quote: "There is only one way to fight, and that's dirty. Clean gentlemanly fighting will get you nowhere but dead, and fast. Take every cheap shot, every low blow, absolutely kick people when they're down, and maybe you'll be the one who walks away."

Name: Catherine Crawfield aka Cat
Affectinately known as... The Red Reaper
Books: The Night Huntress Series by Jeaniene Frost
Appearance: Red hair and grey eyes that when pissed turn vampire green, clear pale skin and a killer body
Species: Half Vampire, Half Human
Family: Her mother Justine Crawfield, her father she has no idea but when she finds him, she is gonna kill him.
Quote: "I'm saying that I'm a moody, insecure, narrow-minded, jealous, borderline homicidal bitch, and I want you to promise me that you're okay with that, because it's who I am, and you're what I need."

Name: Baron Charles De Mortimer
Vampire Name: Spade
Book: Appears in the Night Huntress Series regularly but also has his own book: First Drop of Crimson (Night Huntress World #1)
Species: Vampire
Past: When they were human Spade, Ian and Bone's were all sent in the same convict ship to Australia.
Apperance: Inky black shoulder length hair, dark amber eyes and the pale perfect skin of a vampire.
Quote: "I wanted you to watch, so I stomped around the room to wake you before I got in the shower. Didn't you wonder why the light was on? It wasn't for me, I can see in the dark. And then I kept the water cold so the glass wouldn't fog."

Name: Denise MacGregor
Book: Appears in the Night Huntress Series but also has her own book: First Drop of Crimson (Night Huntress World #1)
Appearance: Hazel eyes and mahognany hair with a roses and cream complexion
Species: Human
Friends & Family: Became best friends with Cat after Cat saved her from a vampire attack, and she was married but her husband was viciously attaked and killed by zombies.
Quote: "A vibrator can last all night too Vampire!"


Name: Mencheres
Book: Apears in the Night Huntress Series frequently but has his own book: Eternal Kiss of Darkness (Night Huntress World #2)
Appearance: SEXY!!! Egyptian looking with golden skin and long black hair and coal coloured eyes he appears like he is in his mid 20's
Species: Vampire, one of the oldest
Classic Quote: "The shit’s gonna splatter, start buggin’, yo,"
Quote: Dead or not, you must be bored with women telling you how you look like the hottest, most exotic wet dream they’ve ever had. No wonder the thought of you, grapes, and some scented massage oils crossed my mind – and if you drop that towel again, I’m going to need a cold shower."

Name Kira Graceling
Book: Eternal Kiss of Darkness (Night Huntress World #2)
Appearance: Pale green eyes, curly shoulder length hair which is golden at the tips, slender body.
Profession: She is a Private Investigator, but she wanted to be a cop.
Species: Human, one of the rare humans that Vampires cannot read or control their mind.
Family: She has a sister called Tina who is terminally ill and a brother.
Quote: "First bubble baths. Now Disney parks. You're shattering every creep vampire myth I've ever heard."


Name: Vlad
Also known as...Dracula!
Appearance: Brown hair, and has a goate cooppery green eyes. Not exactly handsome but intriguing.
Books: He is the Night Huntress series BUT he is also getting his own series, the first book is Once Burned and is due out March 2012
Species: Vampire
Special Powers: He is a pyrokinetic, he can cast and control fire.
Quote: "You arrogant, overpublicized, showy old bat, what are you waiting for? Aren't you the king of all bogeymen? The legend children fear will devour them if they misbehave? Come on Vlad, live up to your reputation! If you can't burn to death one Egyptian vampire chained to a wall how did you ever drive the Turks from Romania?"
"Premature inflammation,” he replied. “Happens sometimes. Very embarrassing. I don’t like to talk about it."


Name: Ian
Appearance: Pale skin vampire skin, chestnut hair and turquoise eyes
Species: Vampire
Sire: Mencheres
Books: Ian is in the Night Huntress series from One Foot in the Grave (Night Huntress #2) but is mentioned from the first book
Quote: Ian laughed. “Charles, mate, you fret too much. I’m a grown man, I am, and I can blood my handle.”
"Handle your blood?” Bones offered dryly.
Ian grinned. “Exactly."

"Before you go, mate, turn on the telly. Something raunchy, too. Think I’ll rub one off before I sleep."


Name: Tate Bradley
Appearence: Buzz cut brown hair and navy blue eyes, in his late twenties.
Books: He appears in all the Night Huntress Series book, we are hoping he gets a book of his own!
Species: Human
Profession: He works for the Military on a top secret project on Vampires, Cat is now his commander and they try and protect humans from naughty vampires.
Secret Crush: Okay it isn't so secret, but Cat


Name: Justine Crawfield
Books: Justine is in all the Night Huntress books
Species: Human
Family: Justine is Cat's mother and is Justine's only child.
Pet Hates: She HATES with a burning and fiery passion all vampires; including Bones.



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26 comments:

Ren said...

Ben Barnes... (drool)
Henry Cavill ... (drool)


For me, Henry Cavill can do for Bones, but Matt Bomer have a wicked smiles and eyes, that sometimes remind me of Bones.
Overall? Great job like usual, UTC ladies! *cheers*

Erika said...

I love this series! I came across by mistake and been addicted to it since! Just got her newest short story today!!

Julie said...

I love your casting choices! I haven't started this series yet but of course, I've heard awesome things about it! I would really like to win the first book in the series so I can get started on it:)

Chrisbails said...

I think Henry Cavil would be perfect as bones. But I do not agree with Emma Stone as Cat. I was thinking Jessica Biel with red hair. And great choice for Mencheres and Kira. Also liked Denise and Spade. I did not like Tate's choice. I think it should be Channing Tatum. That would make a great choice.
I am addicted to the series. I would love to have a signed copy. I love Cat & Bones but my favorite character is Vlad and can't wait for his series of books to come out. Also can't wait for a book for Ian and then the new book 7 to come out.
Thanks for the giveaway and the chance to win. Love this blog and keep up with the great book and author recommendations. I recommend this series all the time.
christinebails@yahoo.com

Sophia Rose said...

I love this series and that was fun seeing who you matched up to play the roles.
Can't wait to read the new novella in the Christmas short story.

mnjcarter said...

I love Spade the most in the books, but the pic you have for Mancheres is having me rethink myself!! Yummy!!

Love your series!

mnjcarter@charter.net

wade2121 said...

Love seeing the casting choices. I can't wait for to read this series!

Deea said...

Wooo!<3 I love the cast ideas you came up with! Though I'm not sure I can see Emma Stone as Cat... Then again, I have a hard time picturing anyone as Cat!:))

Oh, Vlad...*dreamy sigh* *drool* Can't wait to read his book! Love the quote, by the way! And Lee! Perfection! *faints*

Hmm...I think I should bookmark this post for further drooling. I mean, further reading. Great job with the feature!

Myth said...

Lee as Vlad, omg my dream has come true!!! I can die now lol.

The Book Vixen said...

I like that pic of Emma Stone; her in that pic makes for a good Cat.

I don't know who Henry Cavil is but he's hot! I think he'd make a good Bones (from what I can see in that pic).

I like Catherine Zeta Jones as Cat's mom!

elizabeth said...

Love the pictures of the characters in the books. Haven't read this series, as I, suprisingly, have just recently heard about it. Can't wait to dive in and start reading.

Elizabeth Gray
elizabethgr@sbcglobal.net

Mandy P. said...

What a great post! Emma and Henry are perfect. Thanks for the awesome giveaway, too!!

marybelle said...

An amazing cast.

marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com

Melissa (Books and Things) said...

YaY! Tried commenting yesterday, but blogger wouldn't let me... :)

I love this series. I just love Bones and Spade! I can't wait for Ian's book tho. It should have lots of snark. Plus to see that rogue in love... LOL!!

Angela said...

Great casting UTC. Vlad and Bones....*sigh*
and Mencheres...*thud*

ML said...

Great cast. I love Emma Stone and I think she'd be a great Cat.

The Book Diva said...

I don't picture Emma Stone as Cat or Catherine Zeta Jones as Cat's mom, but the rest I love. It's hard to find just the right ones that work.

Jess said...

Love your choices! Bones and Cat are perfectly cast! I thought your Ian was too baby faced, but still cute. I could have sworn that when I read Eternal Kiss of Darkness, Kira had auburn hair. And then cat mentions he redish hair when she shows up in This Side of the Grave.

Jolene and Family said...

I've heard so many great things about this series that I felt like I was missing out on something great. I just ordered the first book in the series, can't wait to get started!!!

The Crypt Keeper (PNR/UF) said...

I'm brand spanking new to this series. I agree with your picks too. Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

toni said...

I love Cat and Bones!

Carol L. said...

I know I've been living under a rock because I've yet to read this series and Ive heard nothing but great things about it. So thanks for this opportunity to start reading it.
Carol L
Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

kristia41 said...

I have never heard of this book but I'm just a beginner so I'm trying to read anything I can get my hands on and this will be the beginning.

Niina C said...

Ben and Henry... damn... am I drooling? Sorry about that. * mops up *

I love Frost's books, I still haven't gotten to the Night Huntress World books, hence wanting First Drop of Crimson if I happen to win. :)

Ana Carol said...

Very nice choices for the characters.Love Ben Barnes so much.Also this series is amazing

kayla alldredge said...

oh my gosh i have read every one of the night huntress books and am still addicted to them i have all 6 books eternal kiss o darkness, first drop of crimson, haunted by your touch, bite before Christmas and are getting once burned for Christmas