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Edmund Fitz Clare has kept his vampire nature a secret from his family-and Estelle Berenger, the woman he loves. But a vampire war threatens to expose him and destroy all he holds dear.


  • ISBN-13: 9780425223390
  • ISBN-10: 0425223396
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • Publish Date: June 2009
  • Dimensions: 6.58 x 4.44 x 0.85 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.34 pounds
  • Page Count: 320
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP

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The erotic and eerie combine in Emma Holly’s Kissing Midnight, an installment of the Fitz Clare Chronicles. In 1930s London, Edmund Fitz Clare is keeping something big from his children and the young woman, Estelle Berenger, who has come to live with them. Edmund’s a shape-shifting vampire and he’s sworn that his secret won’t affect or harm the happy family that he’s built. But as his children reach adulthood he finds it harder to keep his vow, and keep away from the lovely Estelle. She’s been in love with Edmund since she was a teenager and now she senses that he’s not immune to her either. His defenses battered by desire, Edmund reaches for Estelle just as a vampire from a rival bloodline becomes his enemy. While that vampire works to turn his son against him, Edmund and Estelle fall more deeply in love. But a commitment to each other doesn’t forestall the gathering danger. The book ends with a cliffhanger and a question as to whether the bond of the hero and heroine can survive the trial to come. Holly’s writing brims with sexy scenes and haunting emotion, and readers will clamor for next month’s subsequent installment in the series.

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