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My Blood Runs Blue

(My Blood Runs Blue #1)

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“I’m still a cop, and my blood runs blue.” Officer Kristin Greene has always felt that something was missing from her life. Even though her job with the Fawn Hollow Township Police Department keeps her busy, she continues to feel as if there is something else out there she is meant to be doing. Kristin finds herself investigating a homicide where a young woman has had her ...more
Paperback, 210 pages
Published December 30th 2014 by Nitewolf Novels (first published April 1st 2011)
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✰ Liz ✰
"The sky right now is like your eyes. The deep dark sapphire of night glistening with stars."

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My Blood Runs Blue is another winner for PRN lovers! There is a dash of action, vampires, some decent steam, and I can now say that I have experienced my first genuine PRN love triangle.

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Kristin is a cop who loves her job. When the read begins, Kristin has been pulled into a murder investigation. While investigating the murder of a local girl, she experiences some supernatural feelings for a mysterious
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Laura (Kyahgirl)
I bought this years ago and I am trying to clear out my backlog of books bought but never read.
The most annoying thing about this book was the style of writing. The story was told from one point of view in one chapter, then the same scene was told from another person’s POV in the next chapter. I didn’t really find the story too compelling but it was a good first effort. I think this is this author’s first book.
Sandi *~The Pirate Wench~*
The story opens with Police Officer Kristin Greene patroling on the dark roads on the night shift.
Told in the first person,we get to know Kristin the "Officer" and also the woman. An Officer dedicated to her job and in tune to all that is around her."Sometimes I had mission in mind as to where I needed to go or what I needed to do".As the woman: "Many times,I thought I was trying to find myself,like someone was out there that I should be with..like there was a true purpose for my soul,and I had
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Donna Brown
My Blood Runs Blue is a paranormal suspense novel from Stacy Eaton and introduces the reader to Kristin, a strong-willed independent cop whose life begins to take some startling turns when a murderer appears in Fawn Hollow. Though it seems Fawn Hollow is facing its worst nightmare in the form of a serial killer, the reality is actually much more shocking and the discoveries that lie ahead for Kristin will have reverberations that affect her for the rest of her life.

Eaton writes well with a smoot
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Tim O'Rourke
Jul 30, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was an excellent first book by author Stacy Eaton. The book gripped me from the start and I liked the easy prose and the way each character was devleoped. Unlike other vampire tales that I have recently read, the main female lead in 'My Blood Runs Blue' was strong, willful minded and not some sad and disgruntled girl who falls in love at the very first instance. This was so refreshing! All of the characters were well drawn and they were characters that I could believe in. Alex and Julian we ...more
Tracey
I liked the storyline, but the PoV from 3 characters was a little too much for me. I love dual points of view, they normslly don't go over the same scene again and just move on, but in this book they seem to recap everything.

As I mentioned, storyline good, characthers good, new world building good.

I'm giving it 3 stars it was an ok read, but I admit I skipped bits as had read in previous chapter!

**i received an arc via Netgalley for an honest review**
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Michelle
Oct 09, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My Blood Runs Blue was a love triangle at its finest. I really enjoyed the struggle of choosing between the two guys. Plus it didn't hurt that I totally loved her choice in the end! She chose the right one :)

The thing that I love about vampire books, is even though there are tons of them out there, there are always some different nuances in each of their descriptions of the creatures. I love reading about all the various descriptions of vampires.

I liked how Stacey depicted them. I thought the
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Abigail
Jun 03, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My Blood Runs Blue alternates narratives between Kristin, a police officer, and Julian, who is both a vampire and part of a security team that keeps watch over not only humans but his own kind. Another vampire named Alex adds narration later on. Things start when a girl whose parents Kristin knows is found with her throat gored open, one of several who have been found in neighboring towns. The girl's parents have a strange reaction to their daughter's death, and seem to know more than they let o ...more
Nookmom (Courtney)
Wow. What a fantastic start for a new series and new author. This novel is written in first person. While reading the same scene from each person's point of view can be a bit tiresome, it also adds a level of understanding for each character you would not have gotten otherwise. Julian and Alex's friendship ended years ago when they both loved the same woman, Calista. After her death, they both dealt with loss and guilt. Thirty five years later, Kristin is the reincarnation of Calista. Now the lo ...more
Sheila
A clever blend of authentic police procedural and paranormal romance, Stacy Eaton’s My Blood Runs Blue tells a fascinating tale with excellent timing and a truly intriguing use of different points of view. The plot is pleasingly complex—no simple romance or simple mystery here. And the strange backstory is introduced in nicely manageable pauses for memory. Telling the tale from three different points of view provides a satisfying feel for the characters’ complexity and adds depth to their emotio ...more
M.A. Stacie
May 14, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a really solid first book! It was very clear throughout this author knew about law enforcement. It shone through and made the novel that little bit more realistic! Wonderful!

I love any book that drops 'breadcrumbs' - revealing the truth little by little, and the author does a great job this! I was thoroughly intrigued as to why the death of a stranger would have some importance to Kristen...

The memory of Julian and Calista was beautiful! And instant mating. And Kristen's reaction to Al
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Amy Manemann
Sep 19, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My Blood Runs Blue was an enjoyable read from start to finish. I had a hard time knowing which direction I should root for as both Julian and Alexander sounded quite yummy, but I was pleased with the outcome. All the characters were well developed from street tough cop Kristin to vampires Julian and Alexander. An excellent story line that entails a captivating mystery, a past forgotten and a love to last an eternal lifetime all inevitably intwined when the human and vampire species find themselv ...more
Keith Weaver
Oct 04, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My Blood Runs Blue is brilliantly written by Stacy, and includes all the elements in a crime drama you could ask for: think the drama of SVU with the passion of a day time soap opera mixed in with The Vampire Diaries. There's a little something for everyone in this story, and you won't be disappointed at all.

The detail that Eaton uses is tremendous in My Blood. The characters are great and really take on their own lives in this book. One of my favorite lines from the book that sums it up, "He ki
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Samantha Warren
May 16, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Eaton does an amazing job at developing the characters and background for this exceptional novel. The plot is fresh and exciting and the action moves along swiftly. I found myself engrossed in the lives of the players and though my pony didn't win the love-triangle race, I still finished the book very content in the outcome with a smile on my face. I'm looking forward to book #2 ...more
Laura Wolf
I liked the story and I liked the characters. What I didn't like was that after each scene, the author repeated it almost verbatim from the next characters point of view. Which becomes very repetitive. I found myself skimming through a lot of the book trying to get to the to the story itself. I bought the 2 box set so I'll be reading the next part. I am still interested. :-) ...more
Robin
Oct 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
I haven't read PNR for awhile and this story sounded interesting. It was solid with some unusual twists. I am all over the love triangle trope and when you add in some of the other surprises (not saying much - no spoilers), I was shocked. As with most triangles, a choice is often made and I am so disappointed with this choice. I want to say so much more, but I want everyone who reads this book to go in fresh and not have my big mouth ruin it. I will just go quietly to the corner and nurse my sad ...more
Eva Millien
Aug 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
Even though her job with the Fawn Hollow Township police keeps her busy, Officer Kristin Greene has always felt that something was missing from her life. While investigation a homicide where a young woman’s throat was brutally ripped out, she’s thrown into a world she never knew existed and when Julian and Alexander crash into her life, she finds herself being pulled into a love triangle that been going on longer than she’s been alive.

The characters are quite strong, forceful and easily grab the
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Naturalbri (Bri Wignall)
My Thoughts:

From the beginning, I could tell that Eaton was going to make this a detailed and brilliant read. He knowledge and time as a police officer, meant that her main character was completely real. She had all the mannerisms, slang and attitude of a true police officer. She followed the path we often see officers of the law take - the law became her life. She was consumed by her love of the job, often closing off the outside and focusing on work.

The level of knowledge Eaton had also showe
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Pat
Jun 03, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My Blood Runs Blue….By Stacy Eaton

This was a book given me by the author, through World Literacy Cafe for review.

This was a very exciting book, but would be hard to put into a specific Genre. It’s about a policewoman, it has Vampires, romance, re-incarnation, and oh yes…A Serial Killer!
Kristin, our heroine, is a cop in the small town she grew up in. She was married to the love of her life, until he was killed in the line of duty. Now, a widow, trying to put her life back together. She is assign
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Ghostleegirl
Mar 31, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I do my best not to read reviews posted by others before I read a book because I worry it will affect what I think. So I read the synopsis of this book, and then bought it. I have to say that I really enjoyed it!

I knew it was a crime type story, but that's pretty much it. It's a crime story and so much more! I really enjoyed all the characters in the book, and I have to say that at no point was i bored or even a little tired of any of them. I found all the characters to be well rounded and belie
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James P.
Oct 30, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I need to let everyone know up front that I am not really a fan of vampire stories, nor am I a fan of romance novels. With that said, I also have to admit that I really enjoyed My Blood Runs Blue. The story is well written, with lots of good description and character development. Even though I am not really into vampires, the story weaves the vampire aspect into the story in an almost plausable way, that made me think that their might actually be vampires walking among us. Although this is clear ...more
Sultry Steamy Reading
I received a copy of this book from Reading Addiction Blog TOurs in exchange for an honest review and as part of the book's blog tour promotions.

Normally, paranormal romance is not my thing. As I keep saying, a lot of paranormal romances have the same premise these days. I took a chance on this book because it sounded like it had a kickass heroine who may put a new spin on the book and its characters.

All in all, this wasn't a bad book at all. It had the makings of a great plot with interesting c
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Jenn Green
May 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Kay, let me start off with I LOVE THIS NEW SERIES!! I dont know what it is about it but I just loved it!! There wasnt quite as much action & blood as I normally like in my Vampire books but that didnt really seem to matter. Maybe its 'cause its charaters really drive this story. You really get to know them & feel for them & cry for them. Such strong charaters you cant help but get attached to them. The new take on vampires being born (and sometimes re-born) instead of turned, I found quite inter ...more
Tatiana Lammers
I received the book for free through Goodreads First Reads.

My Blood Runs Blue is a true page turner! The story is very exciting and differs from the rest the supernatural action/romance books I have read before. The action moves along very naturally and swift. The fact that Stacy Eaton knows about the work of the police shows on every page and gives the readers a great opportunity to learn more about the everyday work of the policemen as it is. I really liked the way the events were described fr
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Tatiana Lammers
Feb 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
I received the book for free through Goodreads First Reads.

My Blood Runs Blue is a true page turner! The story is very exciting and differs from the rest the supernatural action/romance books I have read before. The action moves along very naturally and swift. The fact that Stacy Eaton knows about the work of the police shows on every page and gives the readers a great opportunity to learn more about the everyday work of the policemen as it is. I really liked the way the events were described fr
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Jennifer Varnadore
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Katryne
Aug 20, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It's a really great book! Sooooooooooooooo awesome! I loved the way it change of point of view, so that you know what the other characters are thinking, it's really nice in this book. Normally I don't like it but for My Blood Runs Blue I didn't care. And the story is really fast paced, when I began to read it I couldn't put it back until it was finished! lol! Definitly a MUST-READ!!!!!!!!!

I can't wait to read the book two!!!!!!!

So I recommend it to everyone who love a good story with love and ac
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Theresa Stillwagon
It took me a while to get into this book because I don't usually read vampire stories. It started getting interesting when Alex came into town and saw the heroine. (I'll admit I was hoping he'll win her.)I loved that he did.
One thing I didn't particularly like was that a few scenes were rewritten almost word to word, but in a different point of view. The first time that happened it really confused me for a few paragraphs until I realized what the author was doing. (I believe one scene was writte
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Emerald Barnes
Oct 06, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My Blood Runs Blue follows Kristin, a tough cop who knows how to handle tough situations. That is until she meets Julian and Alexander. Then, her world is turned upside. She is introduced to a whole new world, and as she learns more about that new world, she learns more about who she really is. She's still tough, determined Kristin, but she's also something else.

It's steamy and the story behind it is well written and will keep you reading well on until you know you should stop reading and get s
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Moon Shine Art Spot ~ Lisa
I loved this book, I love vampires, & this was a different twist to an old story. There was just the right amount of action, romance, suspense, and back story to keep me interested.

I liked that the story was told from different points of view, but it did bring up a lot of repetition, hearing the same scene over & over was kind of strange & time consuming. It would have been good to know each person's (vampire's) feelings without rehatching scene after scene.

I really loved the way the story ende
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Stacy Eaton is a USA Today Best Selling author and began her writing career in October of 2010. Stacy took an early retirement from law enforcement after over fifteen years of service in 2016, with her last three years in investigations and crime scene investigation to write full time.

Stacy resides in southeastern Pennsylvania with her husband, who works in law enforcement, and her teen daughter.
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