Murder in Vein by Sue Ann Jaffarian
(A Madison Rose Vampire Mystery)

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The sight of the blood covered fangs exploded from her deep memory like a ball
through a plate glass window. The man had bitten Bobby, torn into him like a barbequed rib on the Fourth of July.

Vampires. Vam-pires. Real live—er, dead (undead?)—bloodsucking vampires, living in the City of Angels. Madison Rose, a street-smart twenty-something waitress would never have believed it—until a vampire thwarts a vicious attack against her by appearing in the nick of time and finishing off her assailant in one tasty bite.

Madison has been saved by the vampires—or has she? She learns that women have been going missing; their lifeless bodies turning up drained of blood. Now the murderer is after her. As the violence escalates, Madison, LAPD Detective Notchey, and a cadre of alluring and dangerous vampires search for the true killer—while Madison keeps a wary eye on the skittish and thirsty vampires. Will she survive to see the light of day?


"Like Stuart Kaminsky, Jaffarian juggles her franchises deftly, giving each a unique voice and appeal. Her latest series kickoff may be her best yet, blending supernatural sexy with down-to-earth sassy."
Kirkus Reviews

"Though Madison is no Sookie Stackhouse, she's definitely a keeper."
Publishers Weekly

"It will no doubt appeal to many paranormal mystery fans. . .[Murder in Vein] is recommended for its likable characters and intriguing plot."
Library Journal



About Sue Ann Jaffarian

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Sue Ann Jaffarian is a full-time paralegal who lives and works in Los Angeles. A member of Mystery Writers of America and Sisters In Crime, Sue Ann is the author of three mystery series-Odelia Grey, Ghost of Granny Apples, and Madison Rose-and also writes general fiction and short stories. She is widely sought after as a motivational and humorous speaker.For the most up-to-date list of all Sue Ann's activities, visit the calendar page at*** "Sue Ann Jaffarian never fails to make me chuckle with her three mystery series starring paralegal Odelia Grey, ghost Granny Apples, and now Murder in Vein , starring friendly, and not-so-friendly, neighborhood vampires." - Joanne Fluke , New York Times bestselling author of the Hannah Swensen Mysteries
Published September 8, 2010 by MIDNIGHT INK. 318 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Odelia Gray (Corpse on the Cob, 2010, etc.) and Granny Apples (Ghost à la Mode, 2009) have a new cousin: Madison Rose, a human living in Los Angeles’s twilight world of vampires.

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As soon as the main character stands up for herself and starts engaging the events she’s found herself in the middle of on her own terms, the whole book improves greatly.Fans of Sue Ann Jaffrian’s chubby heroine of the Odelia Grey Mystery series might find the too-frequent mentions of how young a...

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Reviewing the Evidence

Madison interacts with a wide variety of people, some vampires and some wanna-be vampires.

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Buried Under Books

Somehow, helping vampires catch a rogue of their own isn’t quite what Madison Rose had in mind when she left Boise for L.A.

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