Spotlight feature (& giveaway) of Stalking the Other by Jess Haines

Stalking the Others

(H&W Investigations #4)

Release day July 3, 2012
Vampires, werewolves, mages–the Others are very real, and wreaking havoc in Shiarra Waynest’s life. But now, she’s returning the favor…Once, she was one of the good guys–or as close as a New York P.I. can get. Then Shiarra Waynest was drawn into the world of the Others. Every faction has its own loyalties and agenda. And Shia’s recent betrayal by her ex-boyfriend means that she may be on the verge of becoming a rogue werewolf at the next full moon.Of course, with all the threats against her, Shia’s not sure she’ll live long enough to find out. The enigmatic vampire Royce wants her back in his clutches, as do two powerful werewolf packs, along with the police. Instead of going into hiding, Shia is enlisting the aid of her enchanted hunter’s belt and every dirty P.I. trick she knows. If she’s going down, she’ll take out as many of her enemies as she can–and hope that in the process, she keeps whatever humanity she has left


“Shiarra, I didn’t think I’d ever see you again.  Not in daylight.”

I forced a thin smile.  “No need to worry about that. I’m not planning on turning into a walking corpse anytime soon.”  No, I just might turn into something else. Something worse.

“Why are you here?”

“I’m here to ask for your help.  There isn’t an easy way for me to say this, and I’m too tired for tact.  There’s a chance I might become a Were at the next full moon.”

Nikki stared.  Jack said nothing, a tic starting in his cheek.

“I came here because someone from my ex’s pack might have infected me.  I want to find him.  I want to make him and the rest of the Sunstrikers pay.”  I left out the part about what Chaz had done.  He might have been the alpha of the Sunstriker pack, but he was a poor decision maker, and I wanted cheating on me to be the last mistake he ever made.  “There are people after me, including police.  If I do turn into one of… into an Other at the end of the month, I know I can trust you to end it.  Until then, I need a place to stay, and someone to work with me to find where the Weres are hiding.  Will you help me?”

Nikki’s wide-eyed stare grew into a rather unbecoming gawp that made me want to walk over to shut her mouth, if only my feet didn’t hurt so much.

For his part, Jack wasn’t showing any emotion.  His only reaction was to lift one hand to rub at the pale stubble on his jaw.  I think it’s the first time I’d ever seen him anything but clean-shaven.

He edged around Nikki and rested both palms flat on the display case as he loomed over it.  The intensity of his gaze was a bit much, and I found I couldn’t meet his eyes directly as he examined me.

“You realize what you’re asking?  You know what we’ll do if you turn?”

That question gave me enough courage to meet his eyes again.  “Yes, I know.  I’m counting on it.”

His smile, white and shark-like, sent a shiver down my spine.  “Welcome to the White Hats.”

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Giveaway details {1 winner will get a copy of Hunting the Others, Taken by the Others, & Deceived by the Others.  US/Canada only, Kensington Publishing}

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35 Responses to Spotlight feature (& giveaway) of Stalking the Other by Jess Haines

  1. nurmawati djuhawan June 27, 2012 at 7:18 am #

    i haven’t read that…but i want to ^^
    thx 4 the giveaway….

  2. Nora-Adrienne Deret June 27, 2012 at 7:28 am #

    I’ve read all three of the other books, I got them from the library… which is funny since I usually get a bunch of books every month from Jess’s publishers. LOL

    I’d love to win copies of the series to add to my burgeoning home library.

  3. kerryjcj June 27, 2012 at 7:43 am #

    I have not read Jess yet, but she has gone to the top of the list :) this sounds like a great series!!

  4. Betty Hamilton June 27, 2012 at 7:50 am #

    …sounds great!! I am adding all three books to my TBR list!

  5. Andie Wardlow June 27, 2012 at 8:12 am #

    I haven’t read any of her books but these look good!

  6. Maria D. June 27, 2012 at 8:32 am #

    I love this series and can’t wait for “Stalking the Others” to be released! I already have the books so not entering the contest. Thanks for the highlight:)

  7. erinf1 June 27, 2012 at 8:47 am #

    thanks for the fantastic giveaway! I just borrowed the first two books from a friend and I can’t wait to read them :)

  8. Joanne B June 27, 2012 at 8:50 am #

    I haven’t read any of Jess’s books yet. She is a new author to me. Thanks for the great excerpt and giveaway. This book sounds fantastic. Can’t wait to read it.

  9. Patsy Hagen June 27, 2012 at 9:28 am #

    Jess Haines is a new author to me. Her books sound really good. I will have to read them.

  10. Tamara Hoffa June 27, 2012 at 9:46 am #

    Hven’t read any of her books yet, but I will add her to my long TBR pile!

  11. Denise Z June 27, 2012 at 9:47 am #

    I have read book one and two and really enjoyed them. It is definitely time to revisit the series and continue on. I am one who enjoys rereading a good series over and over again and H&W Investigations certainly falls in that category :)

  12. Yadira A. June 27, 2012 at 9:57 am #

    I’ve so been wanting to read this authors work, but haven’t yet… hopefully this is my chance:) Thanks for the giveaway!

  13. Library Lady June 27, 2012 at 10:37 am #

    I’ve read all the books in this series. The last book was my favorite even though Chaz made me so mad I could scream. I can’t wait to see what happens next!

  14. Brandy @After Dark June 27, 2012 at 11:01 am #

    I have read the first book in this series and just haven’t gotten around to getting the others. It was great though! Thanks for the chance!

  15. Natalia J June 27, 2012 at 11:12 am #

    Oh what an interesting series I will most diffidently read it now. I will put it on my books to read.

  16. Viki S. June 27, 2012 at 11:27 am #

    I have one in my TBR pile but haven’t read it yet.

  17. Maria pronounced Mariah June 27, 2012 at 12:22 pm #

    Not yet! But they sound terrific!

  18. donnas June 27, 2012 at 12:41 pm #

    I have only read the first so far. Looking forward to the others.

  19. Victoria Zumbrum June 27, 2012 at 3:22 pm #

    No I haven’t read her books but I would like to. They sound very good.

  20. Heather (Shoe Girl) June 27, 2012 at 5:58 pm #

    I haven’t read one yet, but a couple are on my TBR!

  21. Amy@ReadtomyHearts June 27, 2012 at 9:31 pm #

    I have read the first one and I really liked it. I always wanted to get the other books but I haven’t got around to it. I would love to win this so I could read the rest of the books in the series! Great giveaway!

  22. Tracie Runge June 28, 2012 at 12:51 am #

    I have read

    Hunted by the Others
    Spark of Temptation (Nocturnal)
    Taken by the Others
    Deceived by Others

    and I loved every one of them


  23. Kathy Webb June 28, 2012 at 5:24 am #

    I haven’t read these books and I really really want too!! I know Jess is gonna be at AAD and I am too.. I would love to read them before…I can’t wait to meet all the authors and read more of their books!!

  24. Erin Theiss June 28, 2012 at 5:56 am #

    I haven’t read them yet but they have been on my list. I’ve heard nothing but good things :)

  25. Carin W June 28, 2012 at 6:59 am #

    This is a new series for me but it looks and sounds wonderful. I need to add it to my birthday shopping list at Amazon

  26. aurian June 28, 2012 at 8:04 am #

    I have read the series, and as I think each book is better than the last one, book 3 is my favourite of the moment. Thanks for this wonderful giveaway!

  27. Ericka Spivey June 28, 2012 at 9:06 am #

    I haven’t read any yet. This one sounds great. I’ll have to pick up the first one 😉

  28. Linda June 28, 2012 at 1:43 pm #

    I´ve had Jess Haines on my TBR list for a long time and i can´t wait to start reading

    best wishes, Linda xo

  29. bn100 June 28, 2012 at 11:52 pm #

    I haven’t read any of her books yet, but would like to.

  30. Audra Holtwick June 29, 2012 at 12:39 pm #

    I love her books–I want these books

  31. karen p July 1, 2012 at 7:53 am #

    I want these! Great give-away

  32. Vanessa July 3, 2012 at 7:30 am #

    Great books. Thanks for the interview and contest.

  33. Vanessa July 3, 2012 at 7:32 am #

    I discovered you in an anthology and then added your other books to my must read list. I enjoyed your short in The Real Werewives anthology.

  34. Beth July 3, 2012 at 7:15 pm #

    would love to read the newest book:)

    • Beth July 3, 2012 at 7:16 pm #

      The heroine from the first book:)

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