Book Review-Veil of Midnight by Lara Adrian

Posted November 11, 2015 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 8 Comments

Book Review-Veil of Midnight by Lara Adrian

Book Review-Veil of Midnight by Lara AdrianVeil of Midnight by Lara Adrian
Also in this series: Kiss of Midnight, Kiss of Crimson, Midnight Awakening, Midnight Rising, Ashes of Midnight, Shades of Midnight, Taken by Midnight
Series: Midnight Breed #5
Published by Dell on December 30th 2008
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 355
Format: Paperback
Source: Library
ISBN: 0440244498
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Bound by blood, addicted to danger, they'll enter the darkest—and most erotic—place of all.
A warrior trained in bullets and blades, Renata cannot be bested by any man—vampire or mortal. But her most powerful weapon is her extraordinary psychic ability—a gift both rare and deadly. Now a stranger threatens her hard-won independence—a golden-haired vampire who lures her into a realm of darkness…and pleasure beyond imagining.
A combat-loving adrenaline junkie, Nikolai dispenses his own justice to enemies of the Breed—and his latest quarry is a ruthless assassin. One woman stands in his way: the seductive, cool-as-ice bodyguard, Renata. But Renata’s powers are put to the test when a loved one, a child, is threatened and she’s forced to turn to Niko for help. As the two join forces, as desire fans the flames of a deeper hunger, Renata’s life is under siege by a man who offers the exquisite pleasure of a blood bond—and a passion that could save or doom them both forever.…

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My Review

Summary 

Nikolai is searching for a certain assassin, a vampire that is a “gen one”. On his hunt he comes across a woman of mystery but one that draws him into a trap, a trap where he finds himself a prisoner because of her unique power. But Nikolai is drawn into a different world that is Renata’s reality. He learns that Sergei is not what he appears to be. What he learns he decides that its time to return back to his brethren of warriors and find a way to get the bigger enemy of theirs. But Renata is put in a bad place. Renata has a unique gift and she was taken off the streets and kept prisoner and only keeps her loyalty due to her love for a young girl Mira,  who is innocent and has special gifts and considers her like family. But when Mira is sold, and she learns that Niko has been taken to a vampire facility. Renata must rescue Niko and in the process Niko and Renata will undergo a journey where they will discover the truth behind the bigger picture and discover a passionate love.

Plot and Story Line 

Veil of Midnight is such a truly wonderful addition to the midnight breed series. This story was a bit different than the previous books. What was fun was the heroine…she is totally kick ass. She is not afraid of using her gift of causing intense pain in the head to her advantage. She is sassy and spirited and a fighter. She is strong and has to learn to fight on her own and not depend on anyone. She grew up on the streets, but we see what she is willing to do to protect those that she loves.

There are many misunderstandings that happen between Niko and Renata and they have a difficult time learning to trust in each other. But they have a spark, and there are passion and a certain resilience these two to keep fighting for what they have no matter what difficulties they come across. We see secrets happen, but we also find a love that is tough and full of spine.

When I look into your eyes, one word leaps to my mind every time: Forever.

I really grew to admire these two. Even though they both make mistakes with each other, and in certain decisions that they choose to make. But they also have something so real in ways that any reader could easily relate with. What is most fun about Lara Adrian is how she can make each story come alive and I was flipping through this book as fast as I could. I just couldn’t get enough of this couple or the Midnight Breeds. What a thrilling addition that had me hooked!!

The Cover 

This cover is very interesting, quite different from the others, but one aspect I really like is how much it relates with the story.

Overall View 

Veil of Midnight is an exhilarating ride of desire, adventure, dangerous scenarios and characters that will spell bind you. A STIMULATING ADVENTURE!!

Series Order

Kiss Of MidnightKiss of CrimsonMidnight AwakeningMidnight RisingVeil of MidnightAshes of MidnightShades of MidnightTaken by MidnightDeep Than MidnightDarker After MidnightEdge of DawnCrave the NightBound To Darkness

About Lara Adrian

LARA ADRIAN is a New York Times and #1 internationally best-selling author with nearly 4 million books in print and digital worldwide and translations licensed to more than 20 countries. Her books have been named among Amazon’s Top Ten Romances of the Year, and have also been nominated by readers multiple times as finalists for the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Romance of the Year. Reviewers have called Lara’s books “addictively readable” (Chicago Tribune), “extraordinary” (Fresh Fiction), “strikingly original” (Booklist), and “one of the best vampire series on the market” (Romantic Times).

Writing as TINA ST. JOHN, her historical romances have won numerous awards including the National Readers Choice; Romantic Times Magazine Reviewer’s Choice; Booksellers Best; and many others. She was twice named a Finalist in Romance Writers of America’s RITA Awards, for Best Historical Romance (White Lion’s Lady) and Best Paranormal Romance (Heart of the Hunter). More recently, the German translation of Heart of the Hunter debuted on Der Spiegel bestseller list.

With an ancestry stretching back to the Mayflower and the court of King Henry VIII, the author lives with her husband in New England, where she is working on her next novel.

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  • That is what makes a great author one who can produce a different book than her others. I just read a 2nd book by a new author to me and she used two of the same drama/issues she used in her first book.

  • i keep collecting her books but still unable to find time to read them 🙁

  • Where the heck have I been? I need to read this series! Great review 😀

  • Ugh. I read book one and loved it. I really need to focus on catching up..your reviews have been wonderful for them.

  • I remember really liking Renata in this one. The Gen Ones are very cool villains. I’m glad you are enjoying this series.

  • I have only read the very first book in this series, and I don’t really have any excuse for not continuing with it, Renee. It seems like I’m missing out!
    Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews

  • I’m getting a revisit to these older stories through your good reviews. I loved reading them for the first time, but a nostalgic revisit is great, too.

  • Karen

    I think this is the last book I read from the series. I took a break from PNR and totally lost track of where I was lol

    Karen @For What It’s Worth