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Midnight Awakening (Midnight Breed #3)

4.26 of 5 stars 4.26  ·  rating details  ·  32,534 ratings  ·  874 reviews
With a dagger in her hand and vengeance on her mind, Darkhaven beauty Elise Chase prowls Boston’s streets in search of retribution against the Rogue vampires who took from her everything she cherished. Using an extraordinary psychic gift, she tracks her prey, well aware that the power she possesses is destroying her. She must learn to harness this gift, and for that she ca ...more
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Published November 27th 2007 by Dell (first published 2001)
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OH MY FREAKING GOD, I LOVED THIS BOOK! It has the perfect mix of romance, action, and the paranormal world to make this a really brilliant read for me.

Rolling orange fire silhouetted him from behind, backlighting the warrior’s broad shoulders and casual, long-legged stride. As he strolled away from the inferno, the ends of his loose black coat winged out behind him like a cape befitting the prince of darkness himself.
“Holy hell,” Brock murmured. “Tegan.”

Holy hell, Tegan, indeed!!! The third bo
 Danielle The Book Huntress (Self-Proclaimed Book Ninja)
This is one of those reviews where I have to eat my words. I have to say that I really grew to like Elise. I didn't think I would care for her as a heroine after the last book in the series, Kiss of Crimson. But I found that I liked and respected her. She has lost a lot, but rose like a phoenix from the ashes. She made herself strong, even though she was raised like a delicate flower in the Chase family, told what to think, how to act, and what she should do with her life.

Elise suffers terribly
Wow.....just WOW!

Until now, if anyone asked, I would have said that Lara Adrien's Midnight Breed series was good but not great. I would've said that it paled in comparison to Ward's BDB. I would've said that it wasn't anything really special. Now, I stand corrected. Midnight Awakening was something really special and I couldn't put it down!

What made this book different from the previous two was the incredible off the charts chemistry between Tegan and Elise. The previous books waited too long to
After my disappointment with the last book I read in Adrain's Breedmate series, I wasn't sure if I wanted to go on. However, Tegan's character intrigued me from the get go so I couldn't let his book go unread.

Elise Chase suffered remarkable loss in recent years. The loss of her beloved mate hurt her tremendously- but it was the loss of their son that devastated her. Determined to avenge his death, she transforms herself from a sheltered aristocrat to an emotionless hunter who will stop at nothin
Jessica Hatfield
This book is about Tegan and Elise who have both loss so much and working together they fall in love. I love the bad boys what can i say nothing is sexier than a bad boy in love.. I think it is so funny tegan getting jealous over reichen
Nov 28, 2010 Alisha rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fans of wrecked-hearts mending through love
Quick Take: Loved it! My fave so far. The two leads were a great and compelling match. I'd recommend having read book two before jumping into the series with this book.

I'm glad to note that thus far, I've enjoyed each Midnight Breed book more than the last. Granted, I've only finished three installments now, but the direction of the trend is a very promising one. In this story we're treated to a closer look at Tegan, the most closed and inaccessible of the Breed warriors. Up to now he's seemed s
Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)
Each book of the Midnight Breed series gets exponentially better than the one before it. I found that Dante and Tess were a perfect pair in Kiss of Crimson, but Tegan and Elise have just topped them in my eyes.

I’m always drawn to the guys who are cold-hearted and loners and perhaps that’s why Tegan caught my eye from the very beginning. There’s something so raw and powerful about him that you wish you can get close enough to get to know him. But that’s the thing with these types of characters. T

2.5 stars.

Apart from the beginning and the very end, this book bored me and left me frustrated. The author’s style does not suit me. She is quite wordy and uses a lot of narrative. I wanted more dialogue and more action. The author also spent too much time on past protagonist pair-ups. I did not need the level of detail she gave on how they got together. It would’ve been sufficient to say "this is what’s his name and what’s his name’s girlfriend with X superpower."

I never connected wit
Welcome to the world of Breed warriors, a group of vampires who have sworn to protect the civilian race of vampires and humans from rogues who have lost their senses to the disease of bloodlust. Bloodlust is the equivalent of a human being addicted to drugs, and all that these rogue vamps can think of is the undying need to quench their thirst. It has started a war that seems to have no end. This is the 3rd book in the Breed series.

This is about Tegan a Gen One( first generation vamp) the deadli
Out of the three novels, I can't decide which I liked more. If forced to choose, however, I'd have to say this one is my favourite... so far.

More excellent actions scenes that have you holding your breath. More erotic sex scenes that leave you just as breathless as the characters...

I'm so unbelievably happy for Tegan and Elise, happy that they found each other, happy that they found the love that was lacking. After all they'd been through, they so deserve each other.

Maket gets what he deserves,
5 stars - Vampire Romance

Midnight Awakening focuses on the unlikely relationship that develops between brooding Breed warrior Tegan and Darkhaven widow Elise. Tegan is dark, volatile, solitary, sexy, and surprisingly tender. This is probably the steamiest book in the series due to the great chemistry and sexual tension between Tegan and Elise. I loved this book! The Midnight Breed series rocks!
Akaria Gale
It's official. I love the Breed! After finding the previous two books a little lacking it was so satisfying to see Adrian finally hit it out of the park with Tegan and Elise. The couple is matched perfectly. Both of them have lost mates due to the war with the Rogues. Most recently, Elise also lost her son to the drug Crimson. They know pain loss and Tegan especially understands Elise's need to kill as many Minions as she can. He's been filled with the same need for the past five hundred years.

Tegan'ın hikayesi en merak ettiklerimden biriydi. Ayrıca Elise'in bu kitaptaki değişimi de beni şaşırttı, tam bir intikam meleği ile tanıştık. Ama bir şekilde Tegan'ın kalbine girdi ve Tegan'ı yerle bir etti desek yeridir. Olay hep böyledir, hani erkek yalnızdır kimseyle yakınlaşmaz, sonra kadın onun bütün dünyasını değiştirir, işte böyle oldu.

Spoiler: Marek'ten bu kadar çabuk kurtulmalarını beklemiyordum açıkçası ama tabi dünyada başıboş gezen bir kadim olması Marek'i solda sıfır bırakıyor. Ta
(Midnight Breed,#3) The relationship between hardcore Breed warrior Tegan and beautiful Darkhaven widow Elise Chase was steamy and compelling, stemming from admiration and common purpose. I loved Elise’s transformation from composed and gentle to tough and vengeful. The story is nicely done, very suspenseful, and seems to lead the series in a new direction. Great ending!
This is the 3rd book in the Midnight Breed series and I have liked this one the best so far. Tegan is an old vampire, a generation one. Elise is the formaer Breedmate to a Darkhaven breed who was killed. He son was killed in the last book, "Kiss of Crimson". Just the interaction as Tegan and Elise fight their feelings for one another is great. Now off to reaad Number4
Lady Allison
Dec 09, 2010 Lady Allison rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: BDB fans, any fan of great vamp romance
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Beanbag Love
This is probably the best of the Breeds series so far. Hmm. Best of Breed. Sounds like a dog show. But I digress.

Tegan and Elise are a great couple for several reasons. I think the biggest one is that we didn't have to go through the whole thing of the female learning what she is. It was nice that she already knew all about the Breeds and everything else was just the story. They were both strong, damaged characters who had no intention of falling in love, but they respected each other right off
The Midnight Breed series is something that requires patience.

On the first book you get a rough story, with not much of a plot line and lots of unexplained details. The heroine, Gabrielle, is nothing interesting, the conflicts are not well justified and the hero's nine hundred years of past are just boring.

The second book gets a little better. The heroine is more charming with a better constructed past, an amazing breedmate ability but still a little annoying. Dante, the hero, is less conflict
Emanuela ~plastic duck~
This is the best of the series so far (and I must say that I'm not over-enthusiastic about this series).

I really like the ending and I think what happened is an interesting development, plus we meet Reichen, who is a very fascinating character. As always the focus of the book is on the romance, so there's never a real focus on the Order and I feel the secondary characters are left in the far background. In this book there is a stronger sense of communion in the mates of the warriors than in the
Dec 11, 2007 Rhapsody rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: vampire/paranormal romance readers
What a surprise. I'm not a big fan of Adrian, but this was her best book yet.

You've got a race of "vampires" who're descended from some aliens who crashed on earth some centuries ago. Vampires are always male and can only mate with human females called Breedmates, who possess unique psychic talents. The closer in descent a vampire is to the original aliens, the more powerful he is and the more susceptible to sunlight. In addition, vampires always have to resist the temptation of giving in to Blo
I loved the first 2 books of this series but I loved this one even more.
Tegan and Elise's story is thrilling. Tegan was a character that already intrigued me in the 2 previous books. The dark loner who kept everyone at a save distance... only someone as sweet and caring as Elise could break that solid wall around the powerfull warior.

But this book is so much more than just Tegan and Elise's romance. In this book they uncover more of Marek's plans and the story takes a very interesting turn. I ca
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I really like this series. At the beginning of this book I didn't like Tegan much I thought that he was too harsh with Elise, but in the end I think he maybe my favorite so far. Elise Chase has left the darkhaven that she was living she is a widow and after the death of her only son who went rogue after getting hooked on crimson the drug that Ben made that drug that turned vampires rogue her son was killed by her former brother in law Sterling she made a promise to hunt minions and kill as many ...more
Dahlia (yadkny)
Apr 08, 2010 Dahlia (yadkny) rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Vampire Lovers
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♥ Sarah ♥
In Midnight Awakening, we are introduced to Tegan and Elise's romance. They both come from a past of great loss and are both, at first, very far from wanting another relationship. But they have a hard time denying the feelings they have blooming for each other ever since a few months prior, when Tegan drove her home after some very hard times.

In this book, Tegan finds a soft spot for Elise and Elise's hot vengeance rage is cooled by Tegan's touch. It's a beautiful romance between them that is re
Midnight Awakening
4.5 Stars

Elise Chase has lived a sheltered life in the Darkhavens of the Breed race but following the horrific death of her son, swears vengeance against those responsible for his downfall. In order to attain her goal, she must first learn to control her debilitating gift and is forced to turn to the most unlikely of allies, Tegan, the deadliest of the Breed warriors.

An engrossing page turner. Midnight Awakening has the best plot in the series so far and contain
In this book we meet Tegan (swoon) Tegan is one of the most tormented of the warriors, struggling with a past that wasn't his fault. keeping everyone at arms length, afraid to let any one close. untill the day he comes across Elsie. Elsie is a breed mate. a breed mate is a special woman who was born to have the breeds offspring. Elsie once had a life where she wanted for nothing, until one day her mate died and soon after her son turned Rogue . she sets off to live a life out in the open away fr ...more
Elise Chase, the one woman who has tamed & clouded the mind of the savage & ravenous beast, Tegan. The most ferocious & deadliest warrior of the members of the Order. Who has been as COLD as ICE to anyone he has come in contact with for well over five centuries.

Until Elise enters Tegan's life, the direct element they both have in common is the loss of their mates. However, Elise's loss also involves the death of her ONLY son, Camden. Who was tragically taken away four months ago by
Denise~The Procrastinating Book Diva~
First read February 2009 - rating: 4 stars
Re-read February 2013 - rating: 4 stars

I'm a sucker for the strong, silent, misunderstood bad boy so when Tegan showed up in Kiss of Midnight I was a goner before I even knew his story. He found a kindred spirit and perfect match in Elise - neither one looking for love and hell bent on revenge against a common enemy, but eventually finding themselves inexplicably drawn to one another. What I loved most about Midnight Awakening (and Tegan's portrayal in
Hands down my favorite book of the series so far.

From the moment we met Tegan in book one, I knew I was going to love him…eventually. I didn’t know when…and I wasn’t sure how…I just knew I would. There’s something about a bad boy. Especially a bad boy among bad boys.

When he had his first encounter with the lovely yet quiet and mourning Elise in book two, I found the possible pairing of them interesting. I wasn’t knocked over by it because quite honestly, I wasn’t completely won over by her. I li
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