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Gideon (Nightwalkers #2)

4.15  ·  Rating Details ·  12,736 Ratings  ·  438 Reviews
They're called the Nightwalkers - proud, ancient beings who live in the shadows, existing just beyond the human world. But there are also dangerous humans who hunt them - necromancers who use the blackest magic to manipulate them. And for a demon named Gideon, the battle against these evil forces will soon be all too personal.
Paperback, 346 pages
Published 2012 by Piatkus Books (first published 2007)
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Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
4 It took you 9 years to figure that out? Stars


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This is the second book in the nightwalkers series. Gideon is a Ancient healer and the oldest surviving member of his race, the demon. Magdalegna is the Demon King's baby sister. 9 years earlier Gideon caught up in a moment, started making out with Magdalegna in the gardens. He ends up pulling away freaking out over his loss of control and her young age and telling himself it is the madness of the hallowed moons. Calls her a child and t
ilknur a.k.a. iko ◬

kutsal olan her şey aşkına!
kaynamış zebra sütüne döndüğüm için şu an biraz doğru düşünemiyorum.
izninizle, fangirl olma zamanı.


1000 yaşında bir Kadim iblis.
uzun, gümüşi saçlar (göğüs ve karnında yokmuş ama tabi ki benim için var) ve yaşlılığından değil, kendi rengi öyle.
serseri serbest stil.
kibirli ve küstah, duygularını reddeden katı bir herifken, romantik ve seksi herife dönüşüyor. kibir ve küstahlığı ise tatlı bir hale bürünüyor. gerçi benim i
Bu kitaba 3 puan vermemin sebepleri:
1) Tam bir mağara adamı olan Gideon.
2) Duygularını göstermekten korkan Gideon.
3) Daha dokunmadan kızı doyuma ulaştıran Gideon. Tamamen kıskançlık
4) Kızı kaybetcem diye korkup naz yapan ve sevişmeyi uzatan Gideon.
Bonus: yazar kitapta mühürlenmenin çok ender olduğunu söylemesine rağmen, kitapta gördüğünüz karakterlerin birer birer hepsinin mühürlenmesi saçmalığı.

Şunu söyleyerek başlamak istiyorum: ben PNR delisiyim, PNR ile ilgili her şeye tapıyorum hatta tek ba
Jan 29, 2017 Gamze rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Bir Jacob ve Bella değildiniz ama...
Yine çok güzeldiniz be. Nasıl bitti anlamadım.
Tek eksiğim keşke savaş sahnelerini biraz daha uzun tutsaymış yazar :)
Şimdiyse Elijah'ın kitabını deli gibi merak ediyorum :D
Shannon (Giraffe Days)
After a slow, rocky start (the first 2-3 chapters), this second book in the Nightwalkers series really takes off and doesn't slow down for breath. There was too much exposition and re-capping in the beginning, no matter how relevant some of it was, and this lost it a star (it took me two tries to read this). But the chemsitry and development of Gideon and Magdelegna was excellent, and you get to meet the Vampire Prince, Damien, and the Queen of the Lycanthropes, Siena. Bella and Jacob feature pr ...more
2.5/3 stars

Gideon, the second book in the Nightwalkers series, was an okay read. 

Unlike Jacob, the first book, which I loved, this book felt long, analytical, somewhat boring, and very redundant. The author kept reiterating the plot from the first book. These books are meant to be read in order, and it was disappointing that the author didn't treated it as such. 

Also, the two main characters, Gideon and Magdalena, had very little, if any, chemistry between them. I even found myself, toward the e
Carolyn F.
Re-read by audiobook. I'm a little tired of the Romanian-ish accent. And then they threw in a Russian accent. I didn't like this one any better

Previous review 07/15/10 I'm going to give this book 3.5 stars. The beginning was a little boring. I thought Legna was a little weird around Gideon and couldn't figure out why she was throwing fits everytime she saw him. When it was finally explained that about 8 years before he saw her in the garden, gave her some really intense kisses, pushed her away
Terri ♥ (aka Mrs. Christian Grey)
Quick review:

Cover: Nice
Rating: NC-17
Steaminess: HOT
Thumbs Up: 3.75
Overall: A bit predictable
Characters: Well done
Plot: Another heroine who becomes a hero
Page Turner: Yes
Series Cont.? Yes
Recommend: Yes
Book Boyfriend: Gideon

SUMMARY (50 words or less)
Honestly I like book one better. This wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t as good as the first. I kind of knew what would happen in this book based on the last. It seemed like there was a lot of set up in future book for other characters in this one.

Lissy Liz
Jan 04, 2017 Lissy Liz rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was very interested in finding out what was up with Magdalegna and Gideon, since he is one of the most powerful Demons, a healer like no other and having lived over a millennium. With his platinum hair and silver grey eyes…. wow….
Once the imprinting process started, there was nothing they could do to keep away from each other.
Lovely story, enjoyed it a lot.

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The second book in the NightWalker series is not as good as the first but it does spin a very interesting story and introduces you to characters that you cant help but love and be intrigued by. This world of demons is unlike any other, they are the earth able to rule over the elements with strength and power. I give this book a 3.5 out of 5. I liked it but I didn’t love but I still gobbled it down.

Gideon is an Ancient being one of the oldest demon all he knows is solitude, and has
Kübra Yağmur
Kadim, küstah, kibirli beden iblisi Gideon. ❤
Toplumunun en yaşlı üyesi Gideon. ❤
Ben Jacob gibi olmam diyen Gidion. ❤
Kontrolü elinde tutabileceğini zanneden Gideon. ❤
Mühürlendiği eşini dokunmadan nirvanaya çıkaran Gideon. ❤

Allah'ım! Hastayım, tedavi et beni Gideon. ❤

Serinin ilk kitabını genel olarak beğenmiş olmama rağmen beni asıl meraklandıran en başından beri Gideon olmuştu. Hadi ama, adam astral seyahate çıkıyor. Akışımda da fangirl'lüğü ile beni meraklandıran @ilknur a.k.a. iko sağ olsun, da
Gokce ~Muslin Myst~
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Jul 30, 2010 Leah rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 3-stars, m-f
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I can't believe the reviews on this book are not more positive, I really loved it. I enjoyed the first book, Jacob, well enough to read the next one at least, and I'm very glad I did because I loved Gideon.

I've seen some complaints on other reviews that the first love scene doesn't appear until quite late in the book, but for me, this really built the anticipation and when it did finally happen it was lovely. The love scenes were certainly not the hottest I have read, but I felt that they were
Feb 05, 2017 LAB☺ rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ebook
I don't think series is for me. I found this book kinda boring. Pretty much nothing happened for the first half of the book. I did like the world the author created but don't think I can continue on.
Laura the Highland Hussy
3.5 stars
Okay, my rating on this book is low even though I love the story. In fact I will continue on in the series specifically because I love the storyline and the world Jacqueline Frank built.
My complaint is the way she is unnecessarily and overly formal,repetitive and way too overly-analytical.

My best example was when Gideon and Legna finally got to the point of being intimate and the author spent like 8 pages on the mental foreplay. But
May 19, 2010 Crista rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2-star, paranormal
I am sorry to say that I struggled with this one. It was an act of sheer will and perseverance that allowed me to even get to the end. I can't say that I didn't skim a few pages hear and there...but I did finish it!

I loved the first book, Jacob, and couldn't wait for this one. I could've/should've waited and saved my time. Legna is someone I couldn't wait to hear more about. I loved her heart and soul that she showed in Jacob, but unfortunately it didn't continue in this one. I found her charac
The second book in the Nightwalkers paranormal romance series, and I'm really liking it. Many fans of this genre complain that it takes 228 pages before this book has it's first sex scene, but I didn't mind. Ms. Frank spends those 228 pages endearing the characters to you - you get to know them inside and out and see them interact with all sorts of situations. Personally, if I don't love the characters, then I don't enjoy the book. This series does a great job of making you "part of the family", ...more
Ang -PNR Book Lover Reviews
I Just love this series, it is wonderfully Fresh and the characters are Fantastic!! If you haven't read The NightWalkers series you should give it a go.. I loved this book about Gideon and Magdelegna it was lovely, Gideon is One Sexy Demon!! You get to rediscover more about Jacob and Bella and we get to meet new characters..And it lets us no what finally happens between Kane and Corrine!!!
Gideon gibi güçlü bir iblisin kitabından daha fazlasını beklediğim için dört verdim.
Büşra Öztürk
Mar 25, 2017 Büşra Öztürk rated it really liked it
Jul 19, 2011 Kelli rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audiobooks
Audiobook version narrated by Xe Sands

Story – 2 stars
Narration – 4 stars

It’s probably a good thing I picked the audiobook version of this book because there were a few elements that may have caused me to stop reading. In the case of the audiobook, I found the narration to be a mitigating factor to my generally “meh” interpretation of the story.

Magdelegna and Gideon’s story, on the surface, should have appealed to me more that Isabella and Jacob’s. A more mature couple where the primary barrier t
Suzanne (Under the Covers Book blog)
I was so ready for Gideon's book after reading Jacob's, he is the oldest of the Demons, but of course still mega hot, so don't fear there are no saggy man bums and wrinkly...other things, as the eldest, an Ancient he is the most powerful demon, but he has been living a solitary life as a self infliced punishment for the wrongs he committed in his long past. That is until Legna, the Demon King Noah's empath sister comes along and totally rocks his world.

I wanted to like this much more then I act
Mar 18, 2008 Christel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: paranormal romance readers
Recommended to Christel by:
Shelves: jacquelyn-frank
This is the second book in the series.

Gideon is an Ancient, a healer, who has taken his duties seriously for the 1000 years he has been alive. He is known for great wisdom and is well respected among his race of demons. But he is vulnerable to the primitive desires of his race during the time of the hallowed moon, Samhaim. Nine years ago , he lost his composure with his king's baby sister, Magdelegna. He berated himself for his weakness for Legna is but a mere child to his age. He exiled himself
Dec 20, 2007 Andrea rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I did read the first in this series Jacob , and felt it was a decent start to a new series. So, when I found a cheap used copy of this one, I figured what the heck?

Ugh, I wish I hadn't bothered. I didn't even finish it, and I just don't NOT finish a book. It's only happened less than a handful of times.

I felt like it took way too long to get to the story for this book. It seemed like a quarter of the book was spent rehashing the first one. And not even creatively. The dialogue felt so forced an
I did not enjoyed the second installment in this series as much as I did the firt book in it, Jacob.

I got a bit bored at the beggining. It took me half the book to get a bit onterested in this couple. The chemestry between them wasn't too stong. I did not feel a strong conection between them. And in my opinion, Guideon wasn't too interesting.

Although I did like a lot to know more about the Lycans and the vampires. I found really intriguing this new paranormal world that Jacquelyn Frank has crea
Erin Robbins
If new to the series, do not start with this book. You really need to read Jacob first. While many series keep characters in the fringe, this series appears to keep the characters from previous books very much involved in the story line and you will have difficulty following if not read in order.

I didn't enjoy this book as much as Jacob. The characters are still likable, but for some reason this one lacked the excitement. Maybe because unlike the first book, this one focused not on a mystery, bu
Oct 07, 2012 majstoricamagije rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, fiction
This is a different story than the first part.

Like Gideon and his brutal honesty and directness, his logic.

Legna behaves like many typical female characters.

However, the way that these characters influencing each other is a great, refreshing and healthy.

Yes, they wanted to change some things on one another, but nothing too much, nothing terrible and unreasonable. Concessions were minimal, perfected them - this is perhaps the healthiest compromise the healthiest person I met in the books.
Andrea Hussey
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Brenda Audiobooks Only
Narrated by Xe Sands Narration 5++*

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“Now Bella, you know Jacob adores you. He naturally wants to protect you. He literally worships the ground you walk on."

"Ha ha," Bella said dryly. "Earth demon. Worship the ground. Cute. Really cute.”
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