Dayhunter (Dark Days #2)
A new day dawns blood red
A master of fire, Mira is the last hope for the world. For centuries she has secretly enforced the history-altering edicts of the Triad. Now she and her unlikely ally--the human vampire hunter, Danaus--have come to Venice, home of the nightwalker rulers. But there is no safety in the ancient city, for the threat of conflict is in the wind . . ....more
At the beginning, Mira is summoned by the Nightwalkers Council to Italy and brings Danaus, Vampire Hunter and Tristan, her new protégé, along for the ride. At...more
Still following the order of the Coven, Mira and Da...more
The naturi are back. Rowe is trying to release his queen. All that is needed is a human sacrifice, at the right place at the right time, to break the seal. The newly formed triad, Sadira, Jabari and vampire hunter Danaus, is humanity's only hope. They will use the most powerful weapon the nightwalkers have to defeat the naturi, Mira.
Mira has just learned that she is nothing more than a weapon. She was created to be a tool for the original triad...more
It starts where the first book ends. Mira, Tristan and Danaus have to appear in front of the Coven. They arrive to Venice and from that moment the actions begins and never stops.
By the end of book one Mira learns that she can be manipulated by Jabari and by Danaus. This makes her feel unsafe. The peace she has had for years is gone.
She finds herself wanting to protect Tristan and takes him under her care against her selfish nature. Her "new family" keeps o...more
I had a real hard time understanding the time of person Mira is. Is she a killer? Is she cruel? How deep are her morals? I found everything very double standard. She kills vampire weaklings but she's a protector of humans? Is that just to make thing she's tough and at the same time sympathise with her?
If she hates the naturi why would she make an spectacle of hers...more
Throughout the book Mira is trying to find a balance between the nightwalker world and her own morality. She is constantly being judged by those around her, and on more than one occasion those around her are manipulating Mira into positions that she never asked to be in.
I think one of the main reasons that I love this book is because Mira is neither completely good nor completely evil. She just does what she thi...more
Drake manages to keep up a heady mix of interesting plot twists and super-fun-to-read characters to boot. The book starts out with Mira and company arriving in Venice to meet with the Coven about the impending war/battles with the Naturi,...more
Dayhunter stayed true to the theme of the Dark Days. It stayed true to Mira and her fight against the Naturi. It stayed true to the action. It stayed true to Nightwalkers.
I liked Mira.
I liked Danaus.
I liked Jabari.
I liked the story.
I liked the tension between Mira and those in the Coven. There is tension for Mira as she does not know who to trust...Jabari? Danaus? Who?
Dayhunter was far more focused on the chase...the need to beat the Naturi. It...more
I think Mira is pretty bad ass as well as Danaus. We find out what he is in this book and I get kind of angry because he is (not going to tell you) something that everyone she be shunning, not him getting to shun everyone else. I also got mad...more
I liked the development of the characters in this novel, but something holds me back from giving it more stars. I love the fact that we have a powerful female vampire protagonist. I love that though others seek to use her, she rises to the challenge (though she wishes she didn't have to)and does not back down.
I think my main problem lies within the fact that I keep looking for her "male counterpart" as the series unfolds. I am not entirely sure she has one, and that might actually be an awesome...more
The second in the series, Dayhunter was better than Nightwalker. I'm still not a huge fan of Mira, but she is growing on me. Danaus, however, is very interesting and although he is not who I was hoping he would be, I...more
Mira doesn't want anyone to depend on her and she sure as hell doesn't want to have to depend on someone else. Or so she thought. When she decides to take Tristan under her wing and save him from his creato...more
Most of the book is set in Venice, Italy. We meet several other vampires, including the Coven and a few more weres. The plot moves along nicely and is still not too predictable with lots of twists and turns. We find more out about Mira's powers and why Jabira has not killed her yet. It seems everyone has their own agenda and a lot of secret (or not so secret)alliances. We still do not have a clear line of who is good and who is...more
I also very much enjoyed the story itself, It was fresh and imaginative and some things that I had...more
I guess I just have to read on to see where it leads next. (And maybe I'm just a bit miffed that the...more
We learn a lot more about the world Mira lives in. We meet The Coven which rules the nightwalkers. The Hall, where the Coven meets is a very dark and dangerous place. This is a very dark version of the paranormal world, and the nightwalkers are at war, but don't seem to be taking the war very seriously. Instead they are playing bloody games...more