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#BookReview Moon Dance by J.R.Rain #Paranormal #Romance

#BookReview Moon Dance by J.R.Rain

Author: J.R. Rain

Category: Paranormal Romance

My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Moon Dance


I’ve been reading quite a few crime novels recently and seem to have developed a taste for who-dunnits. When I read the blurb and spotted the strap line for Moon Dance – A Vampire for Hire Novel – I was instantly intrigued.

Moon Dance is an easy read, full of poignant mummy moments that tug on the heart strings. Samantha Moon is not your normal vampire but she has a methodical way of dealing with her unique ‘disease’. She is also a Private Detective, conveniently able to work the night shift! She is a devoted mother and sister. There is also a well-developed relationship between her and the detective running the case. She never admits what she is to anyone, although they have their suspicions, and it makes for a fun tale at times.

There is more to this book than fangs. It’s got a decent story line where Sam needs to find a potential killer and ends up discovering more about her client than she expected. There is also plenty of romance and intrigue. I found it highly entertaining.

If you’re a Vampire Diaries fan then this would appeal to you. Fortunately, there are twelve books in the series so I’m all set for a reading marathon over the next few months.


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 in Moon Dance, 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, Samantha discovers Kingsley isn’t exactly what he appears to be; after all, there is a reason why he survived five shots to the head…

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4 thoughts on “#BookReview Moon Dance by J.R.Rain #Paranormal #Romance”

  1. Congratulations on finding a new series! I really need a new zombie apoc one, I’m fed up with re-reading all the ones I already have. Trouble is, so many of them are badly written crap, or Walking Dead rip offs. Need to read some book review blogs….!!!

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  2. I started this series once, and somehow, I forgot about it. I remember I thought it was entertaining, and offbeat. I’m going to go back and find the book I have, and see about continuing it. I’ve only got one or two vampire series I still read, as some of them “lost their way,” and others are just too formulaic. Fangs for the reminder! (See what I did there? Hahahaha.)

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