Savannah Dupree is a freshman studying at Boston University on a full scholarship. But Savannah possesses something even more remarkable than a quick mind and an insatiable curiosity for learning. With a simple touch, she can see an object's past - a skill that puts her life in danger when her studies bring her into contact with a centuries-old English sword and the terrible secret hidden within the blade's history. In all his 300 years of living as one of the Breed, vampire warrior Gideon never dreamed he'd ever again see the blade that ended his young brothers' lives ages ago in London. There's one certain way to prove Gideon's suspicion, but it will mean using Savannah to help uncover the truth. With danger closing in from all sides, the passion that ignites between Gideon and Savannah will tempt them to risk their hearts and lives for a love that might just last an eternity.
Contains mature themes.
©2013 Lara Adrian, LLC (P)2014 Tantor
Single mom, devoted reader, dedicated IT nerd :)
The narrator did a horrible job narrating the male lead character Gideon. He was supposed to be British but having lived in Boston for many many decades. You'd expect a toned down English accent, right? Nope. She was all over the place, sometimes sounding Scottish, sometimes Australian, some Irish, and maybe even a little Canadian. There was some English accent in there, but it wasn't consistently from one area in England either. It was distracting enough to pull me right out of the story, which was really good on its own.
I loved this story and love the series. The narration is outstanding. I would have given this story all five stars (as I have for the other books in this series that I have listened to) if the story was longer. I enjoyed the storyline and interaction between Gideon and Savannah so much that I wanted their relationship and story to be explored and developed a bit more.
I loved this book. It was exciting from start to finish. I liked Savannah and the gift she has. It was like having the Midas touch with a twist. The narrators Voice was just the right pitch and aided me in engaging with the characters and not the narrators Voice. The Breed Series is awesome!
I enjoy crime & mystery thrillers fiction, some fantasy and futuristic. Favorite authors, JD Robb, Evanovich, Tom Wood, Adrian, Robards, etc
I started this series after book #7 was written. Although I did read book #1 first and kept reading in order I was always curious how Savannah and Gideon met. This book is their story and it is exciting and fast pace book, just wish it was longer.
I enjoyed finding out how Savannah's gift worked. Also enjoyed listening to how the couple met..
When the couple was at Amelie's house together and bonded
I've listened to or read all of Lara Adrian's Midnight Breed series and I really love the series. I am excited to finally know Savannah and Gideon's story.
Ancient organization of 'good' vampires vs. bad vampires and rogues. Young human girl attracts forbidden interest of one of the protectors. Yadayadayada. Nothing particularly unique about the story. The narration was better than most. Not a series that I will continue.
Missouri Mom with lots of Opinions! Love to listen to Audio Book Series!
Those of you familiar with the Midnight Breed series will know Savannah and Gideon. This is their story. The narrator is the same as in previous books.
This was a nice short listen.
All of Lara Adrian's Midnight Breed stories are among my favorites, A Touch of Midnight, is now added.
The references to the emerging computer technologies. I often laughed aloud at work, good thing I'm in my own office.
The bathtub scene...
Absolutely. As I do with ALL of the Midnight Breed stories.
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