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Night Sighs

3.51  ·  Rating details ·  37 ratings  ·  29 reviews
It's good to be alive...when you're dead!

Meet Alex & Tristan, modern star-crossed lovers of the supernatural variety.
Alex is running-on-empty, one year on from the death of her fiancé, and the only thing that keeps her going is her romance with the young vampire Tristan. Tristan, meanwhile has a serious obsession with Bruce Springsteen, and is battling a 'can't live withou
Kindle Edition, 43 pages
Published (first published November 6th 2011)
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Laura Thomas
Sep 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Tristan and his band are a sensation. Their rock concerts are jam-packed show after show. There’s nothing he loves more than performing before a screaming mass of fans. Well, except for her.

Alex loves Tristan, can’t keep her hands off him. There’s just one problem. He’s a vampire, but that’s not the problem. The problem is he wants to make her one too. As much as Alex loves Tristan, she doesn’t want to become a vampire.

He loved feeling her beneath him, her warm, beating body that knew his own
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Feb 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
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To start off I want to make sure I mention this is a compilation of five short stories. I myself am not a huge fan of short stories because I feel like I don't get a long enough time to really get to know the characters, or connect with them. One of my exceptions to this rule is when there is a compilation of short stories that take place in various worlds I already know, for example when you read an anthology that in
Donna (BLHmistress)
Nov 11, 2012 rated it liked it
I have to say these kind of books are hard to rate and review, because they are so short and you don't want to give out any important details. I will do my best not to spoil any of it for you.

This novella consisted of 5 short stories revolving around Tristan and Alex and their relationship and how it progressed. The first story: The Dead Beats, we are introduced to this couple. This one starts out very passionate and ends with a shocking twist. One I didn't see coming and though I understand wh
Oct 23, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance-adult
I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

3.5 Stars

This book consisted of 5 short stories.

I must have enjoyed this story because I woke up, checked my email - found this story waiting to be read- began it and finished it in just over an hour.

When i asked to review this book, I did not know that it was a book of short stories. I've never reviewed short stories before- but here I go anyway :)

Let's see...
I wish that I felt more connected to the characters. I mean i thoug
Karen Siddall
Oct 23, 2012 rated it really liked it
More, please!

I received a copy of this book in return for an honest review.

Night Sighs by Emma Meade was a short collection of 5 stories about a vampire couple, Alex & Tristan. Starting sometime after they've met, been a couple, and been separated, the stories follow them through her transformation and their early adventures.

Alex and Tristan make such a delightful couple that I hope the author will back up and combine these stories into a longer offering and provide more on their back stories. R
L.H. Cosway
Mar 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Loved this! There's nothing better than a vampire rock star! ...more
Michelle Cornwell-Jordan
Mar 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Night Sighs follow Tristan and Alex two lovers that are drawn to one another despite challenges between individual beliefs and outside forces.

Tristan is a vampire, handsome, enigmatic and extremely talented; he is a musician/lead vocalist, who is able to mesmerize his entire audiences with just his voice.Tristan accepts who he is, as a vampire he hunts and fully relishes all that makes up his nature. Alex, human and at the start of the book, she is torn between her humanity and being in love wit
Kitt Crescendo
Oct 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
What’s a mortal girl to do if her boyfriend is rakishly handsome, determinedly immature with amazing sex appeal? Simple, right? But what if he’s also this generations most popular rock star and a vampire? Not so easy if you’re human…and recovering from the loss of your last boyfriend. So begins the story of Alex and her sexy vampire lover, Tristan.

Emma Meade, through a series of five vignettes weaves the tale of the immortal Tristan and Alex, the lovely woman with whom he’s fallen in love. Tris
Oct 29, 2012 rated it really liked it
Night Sighs by Emma Meade puts a unique spin on the roller coaster evolution of a modern day relationship. In this collection of short stories newly widowed Alexandra meets exotic vampire rock star, Tristan, who will change her life forever. Each story picks up at different intervals in their relationship and shows a believable evolution to their relationship that keeps it steamy and exciting.

I love rock star heroes and Tristan is incredibly appealing. While there is a slight similarity to the V
Oct 24, 2012 rated it liked it
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Nikki McCarver
Jan 09, 2012 rated it really liked it
I'm going to start this review off with a note to the author...Emma, you are a horrid tease!! These short stories are very well written but leave you wanting for more. Alex is an independent female who is in love with a rather immature vampire. She loves the fact she is alive, but can she live without Tristan? The first story outlays the conflict in the relationship. Tristan comes off as in charge and obsessive over Alex. Alex is confused about what she really wants. She decides to leave him, no ...more
Oct 26, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: epubs, pnr, for-review
A short, sweet read about two star-crossed lovers. Tristan is a vampire with an almost childlike enthusiasm for everything. Alex, having already lost her fiance, is a human with a darker outlook on life. Throughout the short stories we accompany these two characters through turning points in their lives. The night Alex leaves Tristan behind... The night she finally decides to come back... The night Alex almost loses Tristan forever... You get the point.

I have to admit to being a little disappoi
Oct 24, 2012 rated it it was ok
This is a very short book of a few short stories revolving around Alex and Tristan. The first story is an introduction to the characters where we discover that Tristan is a vampire and Alex is a troubled human with a sorrowful past who loves him, but can't live with the idea of eternity. The second is a story about Tristan becoming a Lestat like rock star and rediscovering Alex, who he turns. The third is the story of how Tristan is forbidden from exposing vampire further and is captured and esc ...more
Diantha Jones
Jul 15, 2012 rated it liked it
I liked Night Sighs, but I had hoped to love it. It consists of several short stories following the sometimes troubled romance of the beautiful, mortal Alex and Tristan, a vampire blessed with the gift of music and a special talent for attracting danger. I loved the premise, but felt the book fell just short of what I was expecting.

Meade is a great writer with a talent for expression and wordplay. Definitely not a problem there. It was the stories themselves that I struggled with. The stories fo
Melanie Adkins
Apr 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing
The Dead Beats, The Ancients, Until Body Is Dust, Bourbon & Jazz and West of Forever are the short stories that make up 'Night Sighs'. Alex and Tristan star in these tales as an unusual couple. He's a vampire and seemingly a big kid at heart. She is a human who lost the love her life. Together they live a very exciting life. From being a rock star with a huge fan base for him, to turning her and running from the British Vampire government board. These two share a love and romance equal to none. ...more
Nicolette Reed
Aug 07, 2012 rated it really liked it
Night Sighs is a collection of short stories about vampires Tristan and Alex by Irish author Emma Meade. My favorites were The Dead Beats, Bourbon & Jazz, and West Of Forever. DB for the level of passion. B&J for the lovely integration of setting and story. And WOF for making me want to book a ticket to Galway and belly up to the bar with a gill of Jameson.

Meade reveals her love of vampires stories with nods to Lestat and BTVS, but Tristan and Alex are characters with all their own motivations.
Nov 27, 2011 rated it really liked it
Comprised of 5 short stories revolving around Tristan, rock star and vampire, and Alex, his human-turned-vampire love. Each story is surprisingly complex and shows the depth of their emotions for one another. The only story that I didn't really see as progressing their overall arc was the one where they went to Egypt. I still found it enjoyable, I just didn't get the same vibe off of it as the others. I loved Tristan's reaction when Alex is attacked and the realization that he could have so lost ...more
Carrie (Book Fairy) Fort
Oct 23, 2012 rated it really liked it

I enjoyed this book I just wished it was longer. Tristan was very Lestat like!! Alex was awesome!! I would love to know more about there world!! So for a short story it was good
Lisa Cox
Oct 28, 2012 rated it liked it
I am a huge paranormal fan. So when I saw this, I jumped at the chance to read it. I liked these short stories. It is a quick read, but very enjoyable.
Nov 15, 2012 rated it really liked it
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Really 3.75 Stars

This short read comes in at around 19000 words and I particularly enjoyed the format. This is a collection of 5 short stories that maps quite a long period of time in our H/h life. Due to the time gap between each story, I actually felt that I knew a lot of their tale. It was a very clever way of making the character and story development high for a novella that literally took me 45 minutes to get through. At £0.77 on amazon, I f
Jan 10, 2012 rated it really liked it
In Night Sighs we follow the relationship and adventures of Tristan & Alex through five short stories: “The Dead Beats”, “The Ancients”, “Until My Body Is Dust”, “Bourbon & Jazz” and “West of Forever”.

Emma Medae found the inspiration of writing about Alex and Tristan after seeing a Bruce Springsteen video. Now, my mum is a huge Springsteen fan and she used to make me listen to his music since I was in her belly so, could I not have appreciated this particular? And I did it as much as the fact th
Dec 07, 2012 rated it liked it
Overall, I have mixed feelings about this collection of short stories. On one hand, the imagery presented is sharp, and Ms. Meade’s portrayal of how a relationship matures is quite refreshingly accurate. Both Tristan and Alex are shown to have insecurities, jealousies, and by the end genuine, passionate love for each other.

However, this passionate, heady, all-consuming love that the main characters have for one another more or less forces the promising plot lines in each of these stories to the
Colleen Sayre
Nov 05, 2012 rated it it was ok
Emma Meade has a great idea with Night Sighs, telling the story of her lovers in short story form. It makes for a fast read, but the work as a whole doesn't quite hang together. The stories take for granted that the reader understands vampiric legend and myth and doesn't add anything original or exciting to spice it up. The Ancients leads us down a path of potential but stops before any action actually occurs. Until My Body is Dust could be a very exciting story with the addition of more details ...more
Oct 24, 2012 rated it liked it
Basically, Night Sighs is 5 short stories about two star-crossed lovers. While reading this I was a bit disappointed because I didn't really get any depth about the characters. I wish I got a little more of their history and emotions maybe that would have made it easier to connect with the characters and understand their love. There were some very sexy scenes and the book and I enjoyed those ;). I was a bit confused with some of the plots of the stories because like I said before I never really ...more
Oct 27, 2012 rated it it was ok
Shelves: para-vamp
I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

For what it was, this was a quick and cute read, but I feel that here was a definite lack of character development. So many unanswered questions. Perhaps this is because I'm used to full novels instead of short stories, but I was just not able to really get into any of the stories besides the first one.

I really did like the first one, but past that, they didn't seem to have the same edge.

I feel that if these characters were
Yvonne Francis
I enjoyed reading the stories about Tristan and Alex, but to be honest the short story installments were a little awkward to me. The music theme and fun adventure in the stories made up for installment bit I didn't like. But for a typical vampire, paranormal romance, it was definitely a fun read. I want their story to continue and develop; I would recommend this book to anyone who wants a short, fun read. ...more
Amy (DemonKittie)
*I was given a free copy of this book for a review*

This was nice short collection of a series of stories about a rocker vampire and his love. They were short, and as it goes on it gets better. There is a lot of sex, which seems a little repetative, but it's not bad. It isn't quite my cup of tea, but it wasn't a time waster.
Jun 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
K.J. Swann
Nov 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
I love paranormal romance. As I got started reading this, I thought that it started off pretty slow. But once you get into it, I just couldn't put it down at all. I feel that the author did a great job at writing of these short stories. I would definitely read more stories by this author ...more
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Emma Meade writes paranormal fiction.
She lives in rainy Ireland and loves all things supernatural. Stephen King's The Stand is one of her most loved books and she's lost count of the number of times she's read L.J. Smith's trilogy, The Forbidden Game.

Books, DVDS & TV show boxsets take up lots of space in her home and she collects all the Point Horror books she can get her hands on.

She is not asha

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