A Touch of Midnight (Midnight Breed, Book 0.5) by Lara Adrian

By Lara Adrian

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Savannah Dupree is a freshman learning at Boston collage on an entire scholarship. yet educational excellence is just one of her presents. Savannah possesses anything much more notable than her speedy brain and insatiable interest for studying. With an easy contact, she will see an object's past--a ability that places her lifestyles at risk, while her reviews deliver her into touch with a centuries-old English sword and the poor mystery hidden in the blade's heritage.

In all his 300 years of dwelling as one of many Breed, vampire warrior Gideon by no means dreamed he'd see the blade back that spilled his younger brothers' lives a while in the past in London. Ever because the boys' deaths, Gideon's been on a private quest to rid the realm of Rogue vampires, yet now he can't aid thinking about if the brutal slaying used to be whatever extra sinister--an act perpetrated by way of an unknown enemy. An enemy who's it appears residing in hiding someplace in Boston. There's one yes method to turn out Gideon's suspicion, however it will suggest utilizing blameless, talented Savannah to aid discover the entire truth--a fact that would shatter every little thing she understands approximately herself and the realm round her. And with risk ultimate in from either side, the fervour that ignites among Gideon and Savannah will tempt them to chance their hearts and lives for a love that would simply final an eternity....

(This 40,000-word novella, a prequel to the dead night Breed sequence, used to be formerly released in its entirety in The hour of darkness Breed sequence Companion, additionally on hand now in book and paperback.)

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Cedric was still drinking Red Stuff and seemed even more unhappy, and Glenda, now completely healed, glowered at Dahlia. 24 ■ CHARLAINE HARRIS But they joined the throng with the rest. Even Don and his enforcer rose to join the crowd when Taff y did. “That was an excellent strategy to distract the police,” Joaquin said. ” “We found a bundle of bloody clothes hidden in the base of the fountain,” Dahlia said, and a ripple ran through the crowd. “If we hadn’t had to hide the body, if no one had called the police, we might never have found them.

Didn’t seem likely. I thought about putting the record on, listening to it again, but I couldn’t stomach the thought. The fact that I held it in my hand made me uncomfort­ able. It was like holding a bomb about to go off. I had thought of it like a snake once. Alma May had thought of it like a hit-and-run car driven by the devil. And now I had thought of it like a bomb. That was some kind of feeling coming from a grooved-up circle of wax. 45 in the glove box, a razor in my coat pocket, and the record up front on the seat beside me, I tooled out toward Dallas, and the Hotel Champion.

That sound,” I said. “You get used to it,” Tootie said, “but the thing can’t. ” I looked at the wall. There was no alleyway. It was just a wall plastered in paint designs and spots of blood. ” I said. “I fall asleep,” Tootie said. ” For a moment I didn’t know anything to say. I finally got off the floor and sat on the bed. I felt my cheek where the tentacle hit me. It throbbed and I could feel blisters. I also had a knot on my head where I had fallen. “Almost got you,” Tootie said. “I think you can leave and it won’t come after you.

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