Title: One Grave at a Time
Author: Jeaniene Frost
Series: Night Huntress #6; Night Huntress Universe #8
Cat and Bones are back and this time they are hunting a ghost who is on a witch hunt. This was an interesting story because it is about ghosts and doesn’t involve any vampire politics, which is a first for this series.
This was a very fascinating ghost hunt. Heinrich Kramer was a witch hunter and while he is a ghost, on Halloween he is able to take physical form and kill. Cat is determined to stop him and save the women he targets. Kramer was a very interesting villain because for a lot of the book he was incorporeal but he was powerful enough to do damage to Cat and Bones, they just couldn’t do anything to him.
I enjoyed this story a lot but I did have one issue with it. I was disappointed that we didn’t get to see the final containment of Kramer. The battle was interesting and I really enjoyed seeing Cat and Bones take Kramer down, but I want to see the actual ritual aspect of how they bound him to.
Cat and Bones’ relationship just keeps getting strong with every book. They really trust each other now and I love how supportive they are of each other. Spade and Denise are also a part of this book, which I was very excited about. I love how Denise seems to have embraced her demon side and really is getting creative with the shifting aspect of it. I also found Tyler, the medium that is helping them, a wonderful side character. He was flirty, fun, and had a wonderful sense of humor. I also love how he was always hitting on the guys.
There were also a lot of changes that were happening at the compound now that Cat’s uncle Don had passed. This caused a lot of people to be unhappy, especially Tate. It will be interesting to see what happens with it in the next book.
Overall, this was a fun book. I enjoyed everything that happened and really can’t wait to see what the last book will bring for Cat and Bones.
Trigger Warnings: attempted rape, stalking, witch burnings, death of pets, mental and physical abuse
Previous books and reviews for the series:
#1 Halfway to the Grave
#1.1 The Other Half of the Grave
#1.5 Happily Never After
#2 One Foot In The Grave
#3 At Grave’s End
#3.5 Devil to Pay
#4 Destined For An Early Grave
#4.5 One for the Money
#5 This Side of the Grave