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Edge of Dawn

(Midnight Breed #11)

4.23  ·  Rating details ·  11,571 ratings  ·  1,109 reviews
In this pulse-pounding and thrillingly sensual novel, New York Times bestselling author Lara Adrian returns to the mesmerizing world of the Midnight Breed, following new characters into a dark future where an uneasy peace can unravel into war—and a great betrayal can mask an all-consuming love.

Twenty years after the terror of First Dawn—when mankind learned that vampires
Hardcover, 1st Edition, 273 pages
Published February 26th 2013 by Delacorte Press (first published January 22nd 2013)
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Margaret Goehring You can, as it starts a new arc in the series. But it does help to read the earlier books so you are familiar with the characters.
Theresa Thx Do you also know where Ashes of Midnight and A taste of Midnight take place? Can't believ i missed them also.

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Alex is The Romance Fox

At the end of the previous book Darker After Midnight, where vampires were outed in the worst possible manner by Dragos, I wondered where the author would take this series further.

A total new direction in one of my favorite PNR series….fast forward twenty years later, with a whole new set of characters as the new leaders of the Midnight Breed, include old favorites in the storyline…..and what did I think???
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Meet the new generation of Breed warriors!!! The Breed Order’s children, most of which we
Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
4 After First Dawn stars


After First Dawn starts the new Story acr for the series, with a jump in time of 20 years. I loved almost everything about this book. I was really glad that Lara Adrian started with Mira and Kellan. I however was not happy with Kellan. He is the reason I gave this book 4 stars instead of 5. When the books started we find 29 year old Mira a captain of her own Order team. For the last 8 years she has been heartbroken over the loss of the love of her life
Georgia ♥
**ARC provided via Netgalley**


The night was thick with them.


Twenty years have pasted since the First Dawn , the day that humans learned that there aren't alone on the planet. An ancient race of ultimate predators used to hide in the shadows, but now its time has finally come. Or something even more sinister, has risen to take its revenge??


Finally, the book I have been expecting.... Action, heartpounding moments, passion, enemies, action, betrayals, new
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
Kudos to Lara Adrian for giving this series a breath of fresh air!! I have to admit that I was hesitant to start this book because of the finality of everything in Darker After Midnight. But if you're having any misgivings like I was, there is no need to worry...this book is everything the series was and more!

Of course, it helps for the book to be about Mira and her crazy eyes and visions of the future. I was always drawn to her especially after the way she brought Hunter around. I was in no way
Sammy Loves Books
The Midnight Breed Series just Introduced the Next Generation of Sexy Breed Warriors!
This is a beautiful story of a man, Kellan Archer fighting against fate! He has witnessed his future via Mira's Sight! But every step he takes to avoid his future, succeeds in bringing him closer to it.

It's twenty years after First Dawn, the night the Breed's existence was made known to the world via violence and destruction. Humans have not been receptive of their planet's co inhabitants which has lead to
Jun 30, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audiobooks
It's been years since I've read a book in Lara Adrian's Midnight Breed series. When I picked up Edge of Dawn, I was afraid that I wouldn't remember what had happened in the last book. I don't know why I worried because Lara Adrian effortlessly pulled me right back into the goings on of The Order. I listened to this on audio and really enjoyed it.

In the last book, Mira was still a little girl. Her gift of sight allowed whoever looked into her eyes to see their future and those visions were never
Carla-Book Monster Reviews
Another incredible book to the Midnight Breed series!

EDGE OF DAWN is the 11th book in Lara Adrian's Midnight Breed series and this book totally changes the MB world as we know it. Most series when they go on for such a long time and have so many books to a series, they start to lose their gusto and get boring. To much of the same ol', same ol'. But this is definitely not the case with the MB series. Lara Adrian proves she's the rock star of paranormal romance. In a genre that has pretty much
Sarah (Head Stuck In A Book)
I have to start by saying that I'm a huge fan of this series, but unfortunately I didn't enjoy this book as much as I did the previous ten books in the series back when the focus was on the original Breed brothers, the jump in time I felt has lost the magic and enjoyment of the series that I used to have.
Don't get me wrong I'm not saying that this is a bad book but throughout the whole story all I kept wondering was when there was going to be another appearance from one of the brother's, that
Jan 06, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition

"Edge of dawn" starts 20 years after "Darker after midnight". I loved Darker after Midnight and it beautifully ended the Order story, so I was curious to see what Lara Adrian could bring to it. Except for its last quarter, Edge of dawn was meh for me, mainly because of its main characters.

I liked Mira when she was a kid, but for most of the book I couldn't really like her because she was too immature. Many times in the book I had to tell myself that she wasn't a YA heroine but a 28 years old
Sophia Triad
Breed warrior Kellan
Special ability: Knowing if someone tells the truth by touching them
Age: 34

Breed mate Mira
Special ability: The others can see their future when they look in her eyes
Occupation: Squad captain, Warrior
Mark place: Left temple at the hairline

Settings: Boston, Washington, Western Massachusetts, Brookline, New Bedford

Well, I need to be completely honest. I really had huge difficulties getting into the story. I adored the previous book "Darker after midnight". It became one of
Heather C
Hmm, I'm kinda conflicted with how I feel about this book.

What worked for me:
I found Nathan's scenes my favorite parts of the book. And Dare! Loved him too.
I liked seeing all the oldies and meeting all the new warriors.
The new villains! Very interesting direction this will be going.

What did not work for me:
Kellan and Mira were BORING! First of all, reunited lovers is one of my least favorite tropes and second, I did not feel any passion between these two. They were blah blah boring
If I could give this book ten stars, I would! Absolutely excellent!!! Lara Adrian has out done herself, and I'm so impressed how she pulled of taking this series in an exciting new direction! So many times a series gets carried on for too long and becomes stagnant; but that is definately not the case for this one at all. She has written a masterpiece that includes all of our beloved characters from the beginning, and introduced us to the new generation of breeds. Let me tell you, this new ...more
Mira has grown up with the Order of Warrior Breeds. Trained as a human warrior herself, she is an asset to the team when she doesn’t let her own agenda take control. This agenda has to do with Kellan Archer, her child hood best friend and lover. He went missing and believed dead during a bombing by a rebel faction. She has mourned for Kellan for 8 years and still wants to bring everyone responsible to justice.

Since he is mentioned in the book’s blurb I can provide the following although I think
Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)
Adrian has always been an impeccable writer, but as I started reading this book, I was reminded of just how amazing and talented she is. She paints a vivid picture for every scene, delves deeper into each character until readers know everything about them, and writes some of the best action sequences I've encountered in a long time. All this and more is in EDGE OF DAWN. Make no mistake, Lara Adrian is one of the premier authors of paranormal romance and with this book, she proves it!

Kellan and
Jul 31, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

**4 1/2 stars**

The Midnight Breed series has always been a favorite of mine, so i was really excited when i found out that Lara Adrian was continuing on with more books (especially after the crazy ending in the last book!) ...i'll admit though, that i was also quite nervous when i heard that she was jumping ahead 20 yrs with this one..that's quite a jump! What was to happen to all the beloved characters we'd been with through out the entire series!? A lot can happen in 20 yrs and to not be able
Aure   `Reading With The Dark`
*ARC received from NetGalley for a review

I'll give 5 Stars! although I'm not sure it's worth that. But I just love these series too much!

First of all I like to say how much I adore this Author! I'm in love with this book series from the first sentence that I've read!

There's everything that I like - action, a little bit of mystery (sometimes a lot more the a little bit), love and romance and of course paranormal activity!
What can I say, I'm hopeless when it comes to that :)

So, about the book.

Amelia Hutchins
Dec 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Spectacular read, phenomenal characters as one would would expect from Lara Adrian. I was hooked from page one, and couldn't put this book down! I would recommend this book to everyone on my page, and all my friends as a must read. Riveting and beautiful with a touch of class. It's good to see characters grow through other books, and then experience them as their own as an adult, with Mira we got to see this, and once again the characters of the Breed have stolen my heart. Amelia, Page Owner of ...more
BAM!! Welcome back to the world of Midnight Breed!

I love, love loved this book!!! Set 20 years after the jaw-dropping events at the end of the last book, Darker After Midnight, we pick straight up with the Breed boys and their girls and the awesome thing is – they haven’t changed a bit!!! One of the perks of being a vampire or mated to a vampire I guess, 20 years passes and they’re still the same characters that I’ve loved for the whole series. They’re not all together in the compound anymore,
Stacia (the 2010 club)
I'm exhausted.

This is where I need to finally break and switch genre or category. I don't even know what I'm going to do. But I can't DO anymore Midnight Breed for at least a minute or two. The marathon needs to get put on hold.

*minor spoilers for previous books in this review - no spoilers for the current book* Mira's book might have been my favorite so far. I pretty much liked the entire thing. Shocking.

~ I loved the main characters.
~ I wanted to know more about the rebels.
~ The balance of
Stephanie  G
Apr 07, 2012 rated it really liked it
Captain of a squad tasked with keeping peace between humans and vampires, Mira has proven herself among the immortal males of the Breed. Hard on the outside, Mira's heart secretly aches for the love she lost eight years ago. Kellan has spent nearly a decade in the shadows, doing whatever it takes to save lives. When he receives information about a technology that threatens the entire Breed race, Kellen embarks on a mission that brings the Breedmate he has tried to distance himself from back into ...more
Aly is so frigging bored
Main characters:
Kellan Archer

What I Liked: It’s a fast-paced book after you get over the start. The story happens 20 years after the last book ended, where the Breed is out and a lot of wars were fought over their differences from the human race. It takes a while to illustrate the changes of the new world in general and the Order in particular, though fascinating to read. Mira is now a tough chick who is respected by her peers, we don’t see the little girl who was adopted, we see a woman
I, like most others, was totally confused at the ending of the last book, thinking it would be the end of the series. At least that's what it seemed like. Edge of Dawn takes place 20 years after the ending of Darker After Midnight book 10. Because of this huge gap in time, I think someone could read this book and not have read the last 10 books and totally understand it.

Most of the Orders members have had children and are now all grown up. Most PNR books that I read, after their HEA you don't
Book 11 in this bestselling PNR series takes the story in a new direction by moving the action 20 years into the future and concentrating on the children of the original Breed warriors.

From the beginning I felt like I was being bashed over the head with the fact that this is 'The Start Of A New Series'. Every new young character was introduced with a paragraph of information to set them up as interesting MC's for future novels. I would have preferred to get to know these people through their
3.5 stars
Most of my friends loved this book far more than I. (view spoiler) It could be that I just need to take a break from the series, which, overall, has been very enjoyable.

I stand by my review from the first time—still worth reading, but not one of the
Apr 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
young generation of order is more yummy than their fathers

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and the worst of all we'll never know what Crowe saw in mira's eyes. damn

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Angela Carr (Under the Covers Book Blog)

This is NOT THE BREEDS that I know.

Ms. Adrian has reinvented the whole series. The same but yet different if that make sense.
She mashed up the old and new generation and clearly, she has something big planned for this world.
I honestly was nervous about Mira and Kellan having the "kid" image stuck to them. Oh no! They have matured in every way! I love their trials and how they survived it all.

Well done, Ms Adrian.
Douglas Meeks
Dec 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Edge of Dawn (Midnight Breed, #11) Edge of Dawn by Lara Adrian

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Edge of Dawn: A Midnight Breed Novel
Lara Adrian

Twenty years after the terror of First Dawn—when mankind learned that vampires lived secretly among them—the threat of violence reigns as the two species struggle to coexist. The only group preserving the fragile harmony is the Order, an elite cadre of Breed warriors dedicated to protecting humans and vampires alike. And in this precarious world of torn loyalties and shattered trust,
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Betrayal, lost love and human terrorist against vampires - what more could a angst loving vampire paranormal lover need? In Edge of Dawn, it's many books into the series. I've not read any of the earlier ones and now I'm hooked and will go back to read the first ten.

Starting this late in the series didn't cause much confusion. I probably would have known more about the characters' back history and also enjoyed more of the character cross references. Still, this lack of knowledge didn't stop me
First off, I have not read any of the books in the Midnight Breed Series prior to reading this one. (I will be reading them now!)

Mira is the lead heroine. She is a self sufficient and strong female warrior in the Order.

The Order was established to maintain peace between humans and Breed, an otherworldly vampire race. Mira has been in single minded pursuit of revenge for her love, Kellan, who was killed eight years ago. Mira is out to take down anyone associated with his death by any means
Kelly at
It was great to be back in the world of the Midnight Breed. 20 years in the future from the last book (#10 Darker After Midnight) the world has changed and all the kids are grown up. I will admit it was a little strange to go from seeing Mira a little rambunctious girl in Darker too this strong warrior woman in Edge of Dawn. But once you get over the time lapse you will be totally fine.

The world is not much better then when we left it at the end of Darker. The Breed has been out in the open and
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LARA ADRIAN is a New York Times and #1 internationally best-selling author with nearly 4 million books in print and digital worldwide and translations licensed to more than 20 countries. Her books have been named among Amazon’s Top Ten Romances of the Year, and have also been nominated by readers multiple times as finalists for the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Romance of the Year. Reviewers ...more

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