Friday, January 28, 2011

Review: Kiss Of Midnight

“What’s your business? You know, aside, from being a diseased, bloodsucking leech." "World domination, of course. Really, is there anything else worth fighting for?”

Title: Kiss of Midnight
Series: The Midnight Breeds #1
Author: Lara Adrian
Source: Library
Date Finished: January 17th, 2011

Summary of Book:
He watches her from across the crowded dance club, a sensual black-haired stranger who stirs Gabrielle Maxwell’s deepest fantasies. But nothing about this night—or this man—is what it seems. For when Gabrielle witnesses a murder outside the club, reality shifts into something dark and deadly. In that shattering instant she is thrust into a realm she never knew existed—a realm where vampires stalk the shadows and a blood war is set to ignite. Lucan Thorne despises the violence carried out by his lawless brethren. A vampire himself, Lucan is a Breed warrior, sworn to protect his kind—and the unwitting humans existing alongside them—from the mounting threat of the Rogues. Lucan cannot risk binding himself to a mortal woman, but when Gabrielle is targeted by his enemies, he has no choice but to bring her into the dark underworld he commands. Here, in the arms of the Breed’s formidable leader, Gabrielle will confront an extraordinary destiny of danger, seduction, and the darkest pleasures of all. . . .

Here's what I thought..

Characters: I think all the characters' names, attitudes, personalities and everything about them were unique and they pretty much resemble everything I'd think they'd be like. Gabrielle and Lucan are good names. Their not common, but they are not uncommon either. They work perfectly for this book!

Settings: I loved that they had their own "lab". Or pretty much something LIKE a lab. The "scenery" is practically perfect too. They had a park, apartments, a lab with a hideaway place, and pretty much anything you'd see every day. So, in my opinion, it was kind of real.

Plot: I loved all the twists and turns in the story. All the traitors giving them enemies information, stalkers stalking Gabi on the street, vampires drinking from humans throats, humans freaking out about them, all of it!

Other: I liked the wording too. It is a little bit too descriptive for younger people. I can see why it's marked Adult instead of Young Adult, but I still liked it :)

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  1. I won the first 3 books so definitely want to read this Hannah, nice review. It is out of my norm but I have it on my to read list this year for sure.

  2. @Marce - Definitely! I think you'll enjoy it!


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