Edge of Dawn : Midnight Breed

  • by Lara Adrian
  • Narrated by Hillary Huber
  • Series: Midnight Breed
  • 11 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In this pulse-pounding and thrillingly sensual novel, New York Times best-selling author Lara Adrian returns to the mesmerizing world of the Midnight Breed, following new characters into a dark future where an uneasy peace can unravel into war - and a great betrayal can mask an all-consuming love.
Twenty years after the terror of First Dawn - when mankind learned that vampires lived secretly among them - the threat of violence reigns as the two species struggle to coexist. The only group preserving the fragile harmony is the Order, an elite cadre of Breed warriors dedicated to protecting humans and vampires alike. And in this precarious world of torn loyalties and shattered trust, Mira, a fiery squad captain, finds that every fight bears an intensely personal cost.
Raised among the Order, Mira has always believed in the warrior’s code of swift - and even lethal - justice. But the one thing she desires more than the Order’s hard-won acceptance is Kellan Archer, a sexy but troubled Breed fighter. In love with him since childhood, Mira once broke through his tough exterior during an unexpected night of rapture, but the next day he mysteriously disappeared, never to return.
Kellan didn’t think he would ever see Mira again - or have to confront the truth of why he left. After abandoning the Order years ago, he now leads a band of human rebels intent on carrying out their own vigilante rule of law. Yet a high-profile kidnapping assignment brings him face-to-face with the past he sought to avoid, and the striking woman he has tried desperately to forget. And as tensions mount and the risk of bloodshed grows, Kellan and Mira must take sides - between the competing missions that dominate their lives, and the electrifying passion that claims their hearts.

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What the Critics Say

"Evocative, enticing, erotic." (J. R. Ward, best-selling author of Lover Mine)
"A riveting novel that will keep readers mesmerized.... If you like romance combined with heart-stopping paranormal suspense, you’re going to love this book." (BookPage, on Darker After Midnight)
"A fast-paced tale of romantic suspense and intense realistic characters.... Adrian compels people to get hooked on her storylines." (Romance Reviews Today, on Shades of Midnight)

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Next Gen Breeds - Blew Me Away!!!

After reading Darker After Midnight (book 10) I was completely satisfied with the "series ending" but was sad to say good-bye to the Breed. I didn't think there were anymore stories left to tell and I was happy the author decided to end it before it got old and too tired.

So when I saw Lara Adrian wrote another Midnight Breed book, I thought "what the heck, this can't be good". Boy was I wrong! Edge of Dawn and the next generation of Breed Warriors BLEW ME AWAY! This book was non-stop action from start to finish. Despite all the old familiar faces and characters we've come to love, this book had a whole new twist.

I won't give away any spoilers for the die-hard fans, but there is a huge bombshell in this book that just made my heart stop! This is how you take a great series into a whole new and exciting direction. Just brilliant!!

I can't wait until the next installment!
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- Katheryne "Busy mom who loves to read but doesn't always have the time. I enjoy YA, Romance and the occasional Best Seller."

MIDNIGHT BREEDS THE NEXT GENERATION - WOW x 3

As an avid fan of the hunky vampire Breed Warriors I was completely shocked and blown away as I started listening to this story as BAM it's set two decades forward from the last book and we see The Order, made up of the Breeds together with their new generations of fighters, as they have to face an even deadlier enemy in a darker more hostile world. If you're expecting the 'same ol same ol' story then you'd be wrong so hold on..... because (if you download this) then you are about to be blown away by a 'can't stop - just one more chapter' listen.

Ms Adrian's gifted writing has taken the entire cast of characters and catapulted them (and us) into an exciting, thrilling, emotional and altogether more sinister world which unfolds before us and is made up of humans v vampires. We find Mira fighting but still broken hearted years after, Kellan her friend and first love's death, only to discover that things were not as they seemed. There's shock, betrayal, anger, and disbelief coupled with forgiveness, passion, sexual desire, heartbreak, sorrow, redemption and undying love but the inevitable prophecy shown in Mira's eyes must play out and the ultimate sacrifice has to be made.

All the old familiar loveable characters are there but they are joined now by their offspring and there's a glimpse of exciting new ones still to come as The Order continue to entertain and thrill us paranormal fans as together they fight for the good of the planet against unseen new deadlier evil enemies - and long may they continue to do so.

Worth a credit? Yes definitely, and the previous books are a good foundation to this new world, but this could be a stand alone start of a whole new series as we see the deadliest of vampire wars begin.

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- CAROLYN "I love being swept away by a new romance and thankfully Audible's ever growing Library means I get to indulge myself over and over again"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-26-2013
  • Publisher: Random House Audio