A Bite to Remember (Argeneau, #5)
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A Bite to Remember (Argeneau #5)

4.23 of 5 stars 4.23  ·  rating details  ·  12,055 ratings  ·  288 reviews
Rule #1: Never get involved with someone who won't be there for you when the sun comes up.

Once bitten, twice shy, and sexy PI Jackie Morrisey wasn't going there again. Vincent Argeneau may be the hottest guy she's ever met, living or dead, but she's here to stop a killer from turning this vampire into dust, not to jump into bed with him.

Rule #2: Never kiss a vampire . . ....more
ebook, 384 pages
Published March 17th 2009 by HarperCollins e-books (first published January 1st 2006)
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Jennifer
May 07, 2009 Jennifer rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition Recommends it for: Evanovich fans who like a Morreli/Ranger with fangs.
YAY! Another book that was hard to put down.

This book centered around Vincent Argeneau whom we were introduced to in the last book. He is an actor and heads his own production company to oversee all his plays. When one too many accidents happen that force him to close down play after play - he realizes these might not be accidents after all. He contacts his cousin Bastien who sends out the P.I. his company uses on a regular basis. (I assume Vampires need P.I.'s more often than us normies - so I...more
Natasha
What a great book!
A Bite to Remember is the fifth installment in the Argeneau series. The Argeneau's are turning out to be very interesting and fun!
Honestly, I enjoy Lynsay Sands, but this book is my favorite by far.
It has even more action, romance, mystery and suspense than the other books combined. The other books I've read by her are still great but I find they are a bit simple and straightforward. But she does have a interesting twist on the creation of vampires that hearkens back to the tim...more
Pixie
I believe I read this in 2007 or maybe early 2008? I can't remember exactly, so I've just left the date to "not set". I know it's been a few years since I've read it. Haha. But the interesting thing is... I didn't forget that I did enjoy this book.
I believe I've already stated in one review before that I don't read much erotica in general. It's not much my genre type. I don't have anything against it... I just have never been a huge fan, with the exception of The Black Dagger Brotherhood series...more
Francesca the Fierce (Under the Covers Book Blog)
3.5 Stars

Even though I feel this book was better than the last one, I did not get the same feeling I was expecting from this series.

There was an ok connection between Jackie and Vincent, which was completely lacking in the last book, it just wasn't anything special. I still like Margarite. Tiny was a cute character too (please tell me that's not who Margarite will end up with!).

The plot development felt like it was just going around in circles, nothing ever really happening! And I missed the hu...more
Anne
It's an Argeneau book. They all seem to have basically the same sort of plot...ish. It's not a bad thing necessarily, but if you've read one, you've kind of read them all.
Still, I'll be the first one to admit that I find them a fun way to pass the time, and A Bite to Remember is no exception.
It's got a halfway decent mystery and a cute romance (although I did get a bit bored with the love scenes and had to start skimming).
I'd recommend it for the beach, but not for a book club. Well, unless it's...more
Jenn
It's been about four years or so since I've read Lynsay Sands. I was going through my boxes of books this past weekend in advance of our upcoming move and I rediscovered her books. Instantly, I was reminded how much I'd loved her world and vampire mythos — one of the most unique I've come across — and quite eagerly purchased the ebooks for A BITE TO REMEMBER and BITE ME IF YOU CAN.

I was a little worried, truthfully, that four years away from the world she'd created would dampen my enthusiasm for...more
Bernadette
I've been reading the Argeneau Series for 2 weeks now and I love the series but it was not exceptional, I love the concept of a new vampire breed... This is the 5th book and by far this is the book that really caught my attention. I also dig the 3rd book maybe because I'm a book lover by heart. In the 4th installment, Vincent made me laugh so I'm expecting so much for his story and it did not disappoint...

Vincent is a happy-go-lucky vampire but deep inside he is losing everything, the love of li...more
Amyiw
Sad, sad day. I always could rely on Sands, always, always... but this was a disappointment.

Wow, I really hate to give a book of Sands a bad review and maybe it should get one and a half stars for the quick story at the end but this was bad, and I don't understand the 5 star reviews.

1. The Private Investigator is incompetent. (view spoiler)...more
OctoberWoman
Very good entry in the series. While I've enjoyed all the books so far, the previous books were starting to feel very similar, i.e., the heroes and heroines after the first book were all alike and interchangeable, and I was feeling just a tad bored by the end of Book 4. But Book 5 shook it up a little bit. Our hero this time, Vincent, is a cousin to the previous heroes, and he's much less serious than they are, and more at ease in dealing with mortals and their world. The heroine is a mortal, bu...more
Inara
Vincent Argeneau has a problem. Someone is sabotaging his business and doesn´t even shrink back anymore from hurting people to succeed. As Vincent is at a loss to figure out who could hate him so much, his cousin Bastien sends him Jackie Morrisey a private investigator and her partner Tiny McGraw to help him track the person down. What complicates matters in Vincent´s opinion is that his aunt Marguerite is also on her way to check on him and maybe "cheer him up" because he hasn´t found his lifem...more
t'irla ~The Bookslayer~ t'irla's Talk Book Blog
I adore Vincent, funny, quirky one of the Argeneau's best heroes to date.

Description:

The bestselling author of "A Quick Bite" continues her popular vampire series. Sexy private eye Jackie Morrisey admits Vincent Argeneau is the hottest guy she's ever met--dead or alive--but she's supposed to protect him from a killer, not fall in love with him

My Thoughts:

LS stepped outside of her nucleus of the Argenteau family has introduced a whole new cast of characters and I for one find them more entertaini...more
Julie Paugh
Vincent was a fun and upbeat character which is a welcome change from most of the brooding vampires we meet. Overall an okay read but I'm growing tired of the series...all the plots follow the same formula and the story tied up without me caring much one way or the other. I already know how it ends-happily of course. I swear, by the end, if I'd read the word, "sabotuer" one more time, I would have happily cracked my own head. And once you've read a few of these in the series, the repetitiveness...more
Amethyst
Vincent is a refreshing characters after reading all about the brooding, serious Argeneaus. He is unable to drink bagged blood which is a refreshing change from the usual. Jackie to me seems kind of annoying because she is unable to get Vincent's fun personality and seems kind of drab. I connected to Jackie's friend Tiny the best. I gave it a 5 but honestly you can skip this.
Nicole Jacob
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Raina
I just love how all of the books in this series are so intertwined you feel as if the stories are almost all occuring simultanously...or at least pretty darn closely so you really aren't missing out on anything.
Brenda (b)
I liked that the plot wasn't just revisiting the same premise as the previous books in this series. Jackie and Vincent were likeable characters and I enjoyed meeting Tiny and the Notte cousins from Italy.
Samantha (Book Lover's Cozy Cafe)
this is an awesome series! butso far this is my favorite out of the series vincent is just too adorable and jackie with all she knows about vampires she was still quite naive it was great. lol
Tilequa
I read about vincents dad in accidental vampire and loved it, it was the first book i picked up of lynsay sands. I can't wait to read about him now!!!!!!!!!!
Lydia
So predictable! I also found that i skipped a few pages because it went into too much lengthy detail about the saboteur.
Sabine
Nachdem die vier Geschwister Lissianna, Bastien, Lucern und Etienne ihre Gefährten in den ersten vier Sands Romanen gefunden haben, geht es hier um ihren Cousin Vincent, den man bereits im 3. Band kennenlernt. Vincent hat das Problem, dass er sein Blut nicht aus dem Beutel trinken kann sondern wegen irgendwelcher Enzyme einen lebenden "Spender" braucht. Im Prinzip knüpft die Geschichte an die Nebengeschichte aus dem vorherigen Band an: Vincent ist Schauspieler und hier lernt man ihn und seine Ar...more
Blodeuedd Finland

Plot:

Someone is sabotaging Vincent's plays and to his rescue comes a female PI, sexy, mortal, and with a bit of grudge against immortals. Then his aunt shows up too afraid that he is lonely and depressed.


My thoughts:

Shall I state my do not worry OCD peeps message again, ok. I read book 1 and now I read this one. Were there books in between yes, Vincent's aunt mentioned that his cousins had found life mates but that was it. And the nano thing was explained again and some other things. This book w...more
Nairabell
Vincent Argeneau is in trouble. His production company has been struggling with plays closing down due to freak accidents, random bad luck and at the latest - contagious anaemia. Before people start pointing the finger at his fanged self he asks his family for help and gets PI Jackie Morrisey on his doorstep. Jackie is determined to track down the culprit but she is uncomfortable near Vincent having sworn off vampires years ago. This culprit will need her full attention though as the attacks are...more
Jenifer
I can't put these books down, they are just so good that to put them down is physically difficult. I just have to know what happens next.

We met Vincent, an actor immortal with a problem drinking blood from a bag, in Tall, Dark, and Hungry. This is his story.

Someone is trying to destroy Vincent's career, his empire that he built himself, and possibly try to kill him. After the saboteur forces him to all but shut down production of all his plays, he decides he needs help, because he doesn't know o...more
Bridget
I accidentally read this out of order. I have been underwhelmed with Lindsay Sands so far, although I like the premise of the "vampire" being a survivor of Atlantis, their children and subsequent made vampires, Nanos have been developed in the far distant past that protect the host from aging, illness and less than perfect health. The unseen side effect of this technology is that the host, although requiring normal food for proper growth and strength, requires more blood than they can produce, a...more
Sofia Grey
This was my first venture into the Argeneau vampires and it was a lot of fun. Some mystery (a few red herrings and twists), some lovin’ and quite a few laughs.

Jackie Morrisey runs the Private Eye business she inherited from her father – one that specialises in work for vampires, or immortals as they prefer to be known. She hates them, due to an unfortunate affair in her youth, but when Vincent Argeneau hires her she can’t say no. His theatre and film business is being targeted by a vicious sabot...more
Tara
This is Lynsay Sands 5th book in the Argeneau series. This book follows Vincent Argeneau, whom we met in the last book. Vincent is 400 years old and an actor, but as with all the Argeneaus when we meet them, he is bored with living. In addition someone has it in for him. They are sabotaging his business and hurting people in the process. So with the help of his cousin, Bastien, he hires Jackie Morrisey, a private investigator, to help him find the culprit. Of course Marguerite shows up to play m...more
Lover of Romance
Private Investigator Jackie Morrisey once suffered in a relationship where she was controlled by a Immortal/Vampire, and ever since she has never been the same. She is wary of any vampires and she knows of their world. The only one she can be around is Bastien Argenau who has treated her with respect. Now she is to help Vincent in solving a case, since she is the best at what she does. However when she meets him she never expected him to be the most handsome man she has ever come across, yet her...more
Martina the Book Fairy
This series is vampire PNR with a twist. The "vampires" are actually Atlanteans! These books are middle of the line when it comes to intensity - they aren't super funny/witty, but neither are they terribly dark. However, that doesn't detract from the story.

In this particular book, actor, Vincent Argeneau (whom we met in the last book) is having some trouble. Someone is sabotaging all his productions. From the theater being set on fire to the leading roles having accidents, everything is going w...more
Allison
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Wickedshizuku
Sep 28, 2012 Wickedshizuku rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition Recommends it for: Paranormal fans, Urban Fantasy fans
Recommended to Wickedshizuku by: fantasticfiction.cc
Shelves: 2012, paranormal, reviewed
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Hmmm... I'm not seeing much of a difference between book 4 and book 5. This is absolutely romantically predictable. Maybe the mystery will be worth the time I'm spending on this series.

Uggghhh. WHY? I honestly can not stand the meddling aunt. She really was hysterical in the first few books, but now it's just plane annoying. I don't think I'll be able to continue with this series much longer. Either that I'll have to take another break from it.

This writer drops to many clues, and I figured out...more
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Lynsay Sands is the nationally bestselling author of the Argeneau/Rogue Hunter vampire series, as well as numerous historicals and anthologies. She's been writing stories since grade school and considers herself incredibly lucky to be able to make a career out of it. Her hope is that readers can get away from their everyday stress through her stories, and if there are occasional uncontrollable fit...more
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