Shades of Midnight by Lara Adrian
Date Read: 2009
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Lara Adrian's Taken by Midnight.In a frozen wilderness steeped in darkness, the lines between good and evil, lover and enemy, are never black or white but drawn in Shades of Midnight. Something inhuman is stalking the frigid Alaskan wilds, leaving unspeakable carnage in its wake. For bush pilot Alexandra Maguire, the killings stir memories of a horrific event she witnessed as a child and evoke in her the inexplicable sense of otherness she has long felt within herself but never fully understood . . . until a darkly seductive stranger with secrets of his own enters her world. Sent from Boston on a mission to investigate the savage attacks and stop the slaughter, vampire warrior Kade has his own reasons for returning to the frigid, forbidding place of his birth. Haunted by a secret shame, Kade soon realizes the stunning truth of the threat he faces–a threat that will jeopardize the fragile bond he has formed with the courageous, determined young woman who arouses his deepest passions and most primal hungers. But in bringing Alex into his world of blood and darkness, Kade must confront both his own personal demons and the even greater evil that could destroy all he holds dear.
Publisher: Random House LLC
Series: Midnight Breed #7
Also by this author: Kiss of Midnight, Veil of Midnight, Midnight Rising, Midnight Awakening, Kiss of Crimson, Ashes of Midnight, Crave the Night br> br>
Also in this series: Kiss of Midnight, Veil of Midnight, Midnight Rising, Midnight Awakening, Kiss of Crimson, Ashes of Midnight, Crave the Night
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Overall Rating: 4.50
Story Rating: 4.50
Character Rating: 4.50
Shades of Midnight by Lara Adrian: This has to be my 2nd favorite book in the series. I really loved Kade which surprised me because before this he really didn’t grab my attention. Granted he was a late character introduction into the series but his friend Brock stood out more (BTW his book will be coming out in Fall 2010 I found out). So it was a pleasant surprise that I was able to get into this book almost from the beginning.
Without giving anything away this book was set in Alaska, which after being able to visit that beautiful state was much more vivid to me in the book. She did a great job of flushing out the characters and having a back story that seemed to really fit. She was able to weave in the on-going Ancient and Dragos storyline without letting it take over the book. I was a little disappointed that the rest of the guys were in it so little and that the rest of the breedmates were not in it at all.
Overall this was a very enjoyable read! Great escapism and I can’t wait for Brock’s story. I wouldn’t be disappointed if he ended up with Jenny 🙂
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