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Nice Girls Don't Live Forever

(Jane Jameson #3)

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4.17  ·  Rating details ·  13,571 ratings  ·  587 reviews
Nothing sucks the romance out of world travel like a boyfriend who may or may not have broken up with you in a hotel room in Brussels. Jane Jameson’s sexy sire, Gabriel, has always been unpredictable. But the seductive, anonymous notes that await him at each stop of their international vacation, coupled with his evasive behavior over the past few months, finally push Jane ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 324 pages
Published December 29th 2009 by Pocket Star (first published December 7th 2009)
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Jilly
Oh no! A vampire break-up? Vampires are angsty enough without the break-up drama, so this was gunna be gud!

"I hope all your books keep you warm at night!" he yelled, stomping toward the door.

"Hey, you're room temperature at best, buddy. You never kept me that warm to begin with!" I shouted back.


Sing it, sister!!

Jane is awesome in this one as she deals with Gabriel being an ass. She doesn't get all clingy, she doesn't go into a deep depression, she doesn't try to win him back. Nope. She stand
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Kat
Jan 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: library-1
Completely loving the Jane Jameson series set in Half Moon Hollow. As this starts out, Jane and Gabriel are off in Europe for some much-needed alone time, but Gabriel, who has been mysteriously disappearing for weeks at a time over the course of the last two books, begins receiving strange letters at every hotel they arrive in. So once again he pulls his vanishing act and won’t tell Jane the truth about what’s going on.

I rather enjoy the push/pull between Jane and Gabriel. Jane doesn’t take any
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Ian
Apr 08, 2012 rated it really liked it
Another very good installment from Molly Harper's "Nice Girls Don't..." series. An intelligent and witty book about vampires, ghouls, werewolves, ghosts and maybe even witches. Never thought I'd be describing a book about vampires as intelligent and witty. ...more
Karla

4.5 Stars! It just keeps getting better

It’s like a sitcom in my ears!! Filled with funny, heartwarming scenes, this book is a winner! Jane and Gabriel work out their problems…love, love, love Gabriel...and they move forward in their relationship. Jolene and Zeb, await the birth of their children and deal with her overbearing werewolf family…and Jane intervenes on their behalf, and with all her new vamp power…watch out! But hands down my favorite moments involve Jane and Richard ‘Dick’ Cheney. He
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UniquelyMoi ~ BlithelyBookish

Audio Book Review

The Story:

Nice Girls Don’t Live Forever is the third book in Molly Harper’s Jane Jameson series, which is a cross between Contemporary and Paranormal Romance, with the slightest hint of Chick-lit.

As is always the case with Molly Harper, the storytelling is brilliant. My earlier slight disappointment in the world building is gone, and this story is romantic, funny, sexy, fast paced, and at times poignant. The story takes place in the quirky small town of Half Moon Hollow where va
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Erin *Proud Book Hoarder*
3.5

Angsty vampires are...well, angsty.

This book seemed shorter and a quicker read than the disappointing second. Not sure why, since there wasn't non-stop action or anything, but it was more enjoyable. There is a small background of danger and mystery throughout most of the story, focusing on an issue of doubt Jane is having with her sire Gabriel. I must say I was surprised when the villains were unveiled at the end. Unrealistic one of them wouldn't have been noticed, very, but with this kind of
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✨Susan✨
The third in the series and the best so far. When I started my next book in a different, darker series I found myself missing Jane and her crazy cast of funny friends and family. In this addition someone is trying to kill Jane and there are absolutely no suspects. While characters reveal more about themselves, some things come into perspective and her belief in people's basic good nature may be returning. All of her friends and even some unexpected family members rally around her to help root ou ...more
Wanda
Another fun Friday night spent with Jane Jameson. I’m glad I left a few months between #2 and this installment—Jane is best enjoyed in small doses. Especially as this book tips the scales much further towards paranormal romance than to regular urban fantasy.

I do love the sass and the snark that Molly Harper channels for Jane. And Jane needs them desperately in book 3 as she deals with relationship issues, both her vampire sire/boyfriend, Gabriel and her sister. Not to mention that her best frien
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D Dyer
Apr 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars
The third book in the Jane Jameson series features Jane tackling both relationship and business issues. The book still has the characteristic humor of the series, the chapter – heading quotes from A fictional vampire dating advice guide are a nice touch when paired with what happens in each individual chapter, but the plot here is a bit convoluted. Gabriel and Jane break up explosively and Jane heads back to half moon hollow to lick her wounds and run her newly reopened book shop. The r
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Lexxi Kitty
Barely made 3 stars.

I dislike Gabriel & dislike his relationship with Jane. Especially the part wherein Jane doesn't seem to actually like Gabriel; the sex they have is angry sex; Gabriel keeps forcing himself onto Jane and makes classic rapists comments like: “You can lie to me, Jane, but your body can’t. I can feel how much you’ve missed me, how much you want me right now.”(said as he's pounding his fingers into her outside, in public, her bookstore. And said while licking his fingers. She has
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❤️ Dorsey aka Wrath Lover Reviews ❤️

4 Fun Stars!

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This is the third book in the Jane Jameson series and Jane has settled down somewhat into her new role as Vampire and Business Owner. The only thing she's still unsure of - is her relationship with Gabriel who continues to be secretive and aloof at times.

Jane and Gabriel decide to take a multi-country European vacation, unfortunately things aren’t going as planned. Every country they arrive in, upon checking into their hotels Gabriel has mysterious notes waiting for him upon
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Sana Zameer
The best way to get over a messy break-up is to spend time with a suportive group of friends. The best way to chase off a supportive group of friends is to talk constantly about your messy break-up.
--Love Bites: A Female Vampire Guide to Less
Destructive Relationships



After the disappointing second book of this series I wasn't too keen on reading this one. But it turned out to be fabulous! Jane and her boyfriend/sire is on a romantic vacation in Europe. But it turns into a messy break-up and Jan
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★¸. • * ° * ༺*Blanka*༺*°°*•.¸. ♥★
Jane miserable and obsessive after a bad vacation with Gabriel where he may or may not have ended their relationship in a hotel room in Brussels. She travels back to Half-Moon Hollow where she vents her sob-story on her motley crew of friends. She throws herself into getting her newly renovated book store off the ground, supporting Zeb and Jolene on the impending arrival of the werewolf babies Jolene is carrying, and trying to figure out who has been sending her death threats.
The conflict in thi
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alicat ♡➹♡
Another funny installment in this series! All of the characters just keep getting better and the main mystery/danger of this book was something I didn't expect.

I'm glad that Jane is re-connecting with her family and the whole drama with Gabriel wraps up in the second half. I would probably never be able to date someone who couldn't trust me but she does demand future trust so hopefully that happens for her. I was however proud she didn't spend too much time moping over him.

I really love reading
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Berit☀️✨
May 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
All of Molly Harper's books just leave me with a smile on my face....
Love all the characters in this series.... Jane is awesome and I love her relationships with all her friends Andrea, Dick, Zeb, and Janene.... liked the fact that her family came around in this book especially mom and sister.... some of the best parts of these books were when Jane was at The chamber of commerce meetings with all the Courtneys..... The only part of these books that I struggle with a little bit is the relationshi
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Megan (BookWifeReviews)
I really didn't like this book all that much. Jane is funny but she is also kind of stupid. Gabriel's big secret, the one that almost ruined his relationship because he refused to tell Jane, was ridiculous. He said he didn't want to tell her because he was protecting her and he was embarrassed and thats complete bullshit. I HATED Gabriel in this book. I know I'm in the minority because I have read a few reviews and everyone seems to love him and I'm over here like.. wtf is wrong with people.

Don
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 Lissa Smith Reads'~Bookaholics Bookshelf Reviews
So sad to see this series end. I enjoyed the laugh out loud moments. The hilarious wit from the previous books continued in this book as well despite the nasty situation Jane was in. I cracked up so many times reading this book, and I love the author's ability to make light of even the worst predicaments, so that you don't feel like you are reading something unhappy. MH did a wonderful job of wrapping up this one, with no loose ends. Which makes me worry that rumor to number 4 is nothing but a r ...more
Jessica Frances
Nov 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this book! I felt like Jane really showed some growth, and her family didn't drive me nearly as crazy as they did in the first two books. I love entering this world and cannot wait to find out what happens next to Jane and her awesome gang. ...more
Jennifer
Mar 26, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Originally posted at The Book Nympho


I am really enjoying this series; each book is funnier than the last. And Amanda Ronconi is the prefect person to bring this world and characters to life on audio. There is just enough mystery to the plots to keep you reading/listening to see who the bad guy is in each book. After reading a lot of darker books lately it’s nice to take a step back and enjoy the lightness of Harper’s world she has created in the Nice Girls series.Nice Girls Don’t Live Forever p
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Blodeuedd Finland
This does prove it. I can still do pnr, but, only funny pnr. I have said it before with the Sand books, and it is true.

It was 4 years since I read the last book (I know!), but I could easily jump in even though it is about the same character. I just started reading, I did not remember a thing, and it did not matter.

Instead I learned that Jane is a vamp (well I did remember that), everyone knows about vamps now (still lots of tension). She has a hunky BF called Gabriel (the one who turned her). S
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Thenia
Mar 23, 2019 rated it liked it
Jane's adventures continue and this time she's having trouble in her relationship with Gabriel. He has been keeping secrets and refusing to answer her questions, and what was supposed to be a fun trip for them around Europe, ends with them more or less broken up.

Jane returns home and puts all her energy into getting her shop up and running, and supporting her best friend while he freaks out about impending fatherhood, when she starts receiving threatening letters from a stalker who wants her to
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Megan Riverina Romantics
Rating: 4/5
Heat Rating: 3/5
Narrator: 4.5/5
Alycia
Oct 27, 2009 rated it it was amazing
*review contains spoilers*

I have to say that this third book in the Jane Jameson series is the best so far. Jane Jameson, a newly turned vampire (a year ago) goes to Europe on vacation with her sire/love Gabriel whom she first met in book 1 (Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs) after she was fired from her small town's library as the children's librarian. Only given a coupon for potato skins instead of a last paycheck, Jane goes and get trashed while talking to a handsome stranger (Gabriel). She leaves
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Sharon
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Gwen (The Gwendolyn Reading Method)
This is going to seem weird, but these books now remind me of Penrod - short stories about small town life wrapped up in a larger book. Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed reading it, it was a fun little read, but like many series destined to be practically endless they lose somewhat of a sense of urgency ya know? Still, this series is clever, fun and worth a read! Watch my video review ...more
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Feb 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: vampire, werewolf
I hate, loathe, viciously despise with the fire of a thousand suns BS relationship drama. I also harbor a lifelong aversion to babies and won’t want to hear about pregnancy. So, naturally, the author of one of my favorite series decided to slather one of her books with both. Thankfully, the novel climaxed with a suggestion of HEA, but I really didn’t enjoy the journey.
Kim Howard
Three books in and I'm really enjoying Molly Harper's vampire series. It's a good helping of comedy with touches of romance tied up in a mystery package. Also there are side dishes of awesome supporting characters that are just as funny as the main character. I've been in a reading funk lately and Molly Harper's books have been the perfect remedy. Looking forward to the next book. Highly recommended ...more
Elisa
May 17, 2020 rated it liked it
very cute, silly, easy read. I like Jane and her ridiculousness. The issues with Gabriel are figured out. Craziness ensues.
Mandi Schreiner
Dec 26, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Vampire, Jane Jameson, is on a whirlwind European vacation with her sire, and lover, Gabriel Nightengale. Things are not quite as romantic as Jane wishes them to be though. Towards the end of the second book, Nice Girls Don’t Date Dead Men, Gabriel was always off on suspicious business and getting texts from someone named Jeanine. This behavior continues on their vacation, and Gabriel becomes more distant every day. White envelopes keep showing up at every hotel, and Gabriel becomes more distrau ...more
Gemma
Feb 21, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed
I was kind of debating whether to award this 3 or 4 stars, but I went with 4 in light of the hilarity. =)
I was actually looking forward to this book quite a lot - the sneak peek at the end of the previous one left me curious as to what would happen with Gabriel and Jane.

This book focuses a lot more on their relationship, something I found a little lacking in the previous books. These books pull me more because of the humour than the romance, which has always come across a little flat. I've alway
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