JANE LOVERING was born in Devon, England but, following extradition procedures, now lives in Yorkshire. She has five children, four cats, two dogs and doesn’t believe in housework so the bacteria and dust are approaching sentience and now rank among the pets. Incidentally, she doesn’t believe in ironing either, and the children all learned self-defensive cookery at early ages. She works in a local school and also teaches creative writing, which are extreme ways of avoiding the washing up. Jane is a member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association and has a first class honours degree in creative writing. Jane writes romantic comedies which are often described as ‘quirky’. One day she’s going to find out what that means.
Vampire State of Mindby Jane Lovering
Jessica Grant knows vampires only too well. She runs the York Council tracker program making sure that the Otherworlders are all where they should be, keeps the filing in order and drinks far too much coffee. To Jess, vampires are annoying and arrogant and far too sexy for their own good, particularly her ex-colleague Sil, who's now in charge of Otherworld York. But when a demon turns up and threatens not just Jess but the whole world order, she and Sil are forced to work together, and when Jess turns out to be the key to saving the world it puts a very different slant on their relationship. The stakes are high. They're also very, very pointy and Jess isn't afraid to use them, even on the vampire that she's rather afraid she's falling in love with... Jane's UK debut, Please Don't Stop the Music won the 2012 Romantic Novel of the Year and Romantic Comedy awards.
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Vampire State of mind is a new and inventive on the vampire genre. I really was impressed with this book! A time-slip opens in Wales and it is a door way to other dimensions filled with supernatural beings. They start filtering through to our world and cause havoc. The themes are very Lovecraftian as well as being alternative history at its best. I can't remember when I highlighted so many paragraphs in a book before. There were so many funny lines, I couldn't help but laugh out loud. There was one line about using the television show "Buffy the vampire slayer" as an instructional video, that kept me giggling al day. Jessica and Sil have a bizarre romance. At times it is more hate than love- but it adds another dimension to Sil's demonic symbiot. There is a lot of the man left behind in their to make an impact. There are some very tender scenes about redemption and salvation towards the end. Vampire State of mind is a roller coaster ride of excitement with added pithy retorts. It is a must read for Anita Blake and Kelly Armstrong fans. Jessica Grant is fierce heroine that can not be missed. She is the Yorkshire version of Buffy. This is Urban Fantasy at it finest and a new chapter in British Vampire Mythology. Jane Lovering injects her trademark humour and plenty of kickass.
I hope Jane continue this story line as a series. I would like to read a love story for Zan.