“ Be prepared to lose sleep!” — James Rollins , international bestselling author of The Devil Colony
“ I love this!” — Piers Anthony , bestselling author of Xanth
“ J.R. Rain delivers a blend of action and wit that always entertains. Quick with the one-liners, but his characters are fully fleshed out (even the undead ones) and you'll come back again and again. ” — Scott Nicholson , bestselling author of The Red Church
“ Dark Horse is the best book I’ve read in a long time!” — Gemma Halliday , award-winning author of Spying in High Heels
“ Moon Dance is absolutely brilliant!” — Lisa Tenzin-Dolma , author of Understanding the Planetary Myths
“ Powerful stuff!” — Aiden James , bestselling author of Plague of Coins
“ Moon Dance is a must read. If you like Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum, bounty hunter, be prepared to love J.R. Rain’s Samantha Moon, vampire private investigator.” — Eve Paludan , author of Letters from David
“ Impossible to put down. J.R. Rain’s Moon Dance is a fabulous urban fantasy replete with multifarious and unusual characters, a perfectly synchronized plot, vibrant dialogue and sterling witticism all wrapped in a voice that is as beautiful as it is rich and vividly intense as it is relaxed.” — April Vine , author of The Midnight Rose
OTHER BOOKS BY J.R. RAIN The Lost Ark The Body Departed
VAMPIRE FOR HIRE SERIES Moon Dance Vampire Moon American Vampire Moon Child Vampire Dawn
SAMANTHA MOON NOVELLAS Christmas Moon
SAMANTHA MOON CASE FILES Vampire Blues: Four Stories Vampire Games: Four Stories (coming soon)
THE JIM KNIGHTHORSE SERIES Dark Horse The Mummy Case Hail Mary
ELVIS MYSTERY SERIES Elvis Has Not Left the Building You Ain’t Nothin’ But a Hound Dog (coming soon)
THE SPINOZA SERIES The Vampire With the Dragon Tattoo The Vampire Who Played Dead The Vampire in the Iron Mask (coming soon)
THE GRAIL QUEST TRILOGY Arthur Merlin (coming soon)
WITH SCOTT NICHOLSON Cursed! Ghost College The Vampire Club
WITH PIERS ANTHONY Aladdin Relighted Aladdin Sins Bad
WITH SCOTT NICHOLSON AND H.T. NIGHT Bad Blood
SHORT STORIES The Bleeder and Other Stories Teeth and Other Stories Vampire Nights and Other Stories Vampires Rain: Four Stories
SCREENPLAYS Judas Silver Lost Eden
SHORT STORY ANTHOLOGIES Vampires, Zombies and Ghosts, Oh My!
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About the Author
Dedication Once again, to my sister Bekky. Thank you for all the love. You are easily in my top three sisters. Love you!
Acknowledgments Once again, a big thank you to Eve Paludan and Sandy Johnston for all their wonderful help.
Vampire Blues A Samantha Moon short story
On the way to Kingsley’s, just as I passed under a massive billboard of Judge Judy smiling down warmly—yet judgmentally—my cell phone rang. I glanced at the faceplate. Caller unknown. I clicked