One Foot in the Grave

Night Huntress Series, Book 2
Release Date: April 29, 2008
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Begins late April (right before Cat’s birthday) four years after HTTG.


You can run from the grave, but you can’t hide . . .

Half-vampire Cat Crawfield is now Special Agent Cat Crawfield, working for the government to rid the world of the rogue undead. She’s still using everything Bones, her sexy and dangerous ex, taught her, but when Cat is targeted for assassination, the only man who can help her is the vampire she left behind.

Being around him awakens all her emotions, from the adrenaline kick of slaying vamps side by side to the reckless passion that consumed them. But a price on her head—wanted: dead or half-alive—means her survival depends on teaming up with Bones. And no matter how hard she tries to keep things professional between them, she’ll find that desire lasts forever . . . and that Bones won’t let her get away again.


“You are so arrogant.”

Bones came closer. “I’m very powerful. That is truth, not arrogance. Every member of your team combined couldn’t protect you as well as I can, and you know it. Whether you want my help or not, you’re getting it.”

“Don’t worry about me, I can take care of myself.”

I was suddenly gripped in Bones’s arms. Maybe that was my own fault and not just due to his speed. I’d been so busy keeping up my emotional shields, I’d forgotten about my physical ones. And truth be told, I never expected him to bite me.

Yeah, I’d let my usual vampire guards down all the way with Bones.

His fangs buried deep into my neck. The strangest kind of heat flooded all through me. Bones tightened his arms around me, tilting me back, and licked my neck before sinking his teeth in again.

My fists thumped on his back. It was all I was capable of doing to tell him to stop, since my mouth only seemed good for making little ecstatic noises.

I found myself thinking if I were going to die, at least I’d die happy.

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“Oh, Ms Russell,” Bones called out. “Would you be a luv and get me a drink? You remember my preference, I’m sure.”

“I’ve been looking for you everyday since you left me, Kitten, and I’m sick of being without you. You’ve had your shot at things, now let me have mine.” –Bones

“I’ve wanted to kill you more than I’ve ever wanted anything in my whole twisted, subnormal, dysfunctional life!” –Cat

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Character Bios

Ian (we’re working on it!)


Jeaniene has been very involved in this fansite and has graciously shared plenty of behind-the-scenes tidbits. Here’s some of the extras she shared with us about One Foot in the Grave.

Deleted Scenes

Original opening scene of One Foot in the Grave.

Deleted scene from One Foot in the Grave.

Bones’ reaction to Cat’s Tattoo.

Find more deleted scenes on the frostfans forum under Missing Limbs.

Question for Jeaniene

Q:   In OFITG, who trashed the cave? Was it Bones after Cat left him or Lazarus and his gang?

A: Bones trashed the cave out of frustration after Cat left. It would have still smelled like her and held so many memories that it seemed to me it would have almost been like a taunt to Bones.

Media Extras

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What Others Are Saying

“Cat will have you staked in five seconds flat.”
–Cheyenne McCray, USA Today bestselling author

“Frost delivers sexy, non-stop thrills.”
–Melissa Marr, New York Times bestselling author

“Jeaniene Frost…makes the genre her own with a winning blend of humor, sex, and real emotion that will leave readers eager for more.”
–Kathryn Smith, USA Today bestselling author of Taken By the Night

“Frost immediately establishes a world filled with undeniably gritty danger and tasty forbidden romance.”
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“A new twist on the classic vampire mythos…Jeaniene Frost has a winner on her hands.”
–Yasmine Galenorn, USA Today bestselling author of Changeling

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