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Midnight's Promise

(Dark Warriors #8)

4.44  ·  Rating details ·  1,351 ratings  ·  103 reviews

For centuries, Malcolm has struggled against the forces of darkness—and bears the scars to prove it. Hardened by a lifetime of fighting, he is more warrior than man, incapable of feeling love or compassion. But one stormy night, he pulls a beautiful woman from a car wreck—and experiences a rush of fiery emotion that could melt even the hardest of hearts.

Mass Market Paperback, 451 pages
Published October 29th 2013 by St. Martin's Paperbacks
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3 1/2 "At Last" Stars!

I have enjoyed this series so much but in this one, I was so OVER Jason Wallace and his ott evilness, I was ready to kill him myself. Plus Evie got on my NERVES! She really was tstl- over and over. Malcolm's "I've done terrible things. I'm not a good man." attitude drove me batty! So why continue reading this one? Because it was the series finale. After 15 books, I had to know how it all worked out. Turns out, even with how much the mc annoyed me, I liked how the series was
Jun 01, 2014 rated it liked it
3.5 stars. Good ending to the series and I've been waiting for Malcolm's story to see how this tortured soul gets a HEA. I don't think this is a spoiler, but more a general comment that the plot devices to lie, characters concealing information and running away from problems and trying to solve said problems on one's own only to end up in deeper sh*te...has grown tiresome for me. If "some" characters would actually have a three sentence conversation about their issues, they wouldn't get themselv ...more
May 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
WOW, just WOW!!! Donna Grant has done it again and although I am sad this amazing series has come to an end, with the exception on the holiday novella, I don't feel there was much more Donna could have done to make Midnight's Promise any better. Malcolm is a highlander in every sense of the word. I fell in love with Malcolm the first time we met him in Forbidden Highlander. Yes, it has been a love-hate relationship, but I always knew Malcolm would find his destiny and what he truly deserved in l ...more
Awesome ending to this series of the Dark Warriors within the Dark World. Once again, loved the Dark Kings being a part.

I've loved Malcolm's character since he was first introduced. Evangeline was perfect for him. A really strong couple with love conquering all. One of those love stories that make you go...awww.
Oct 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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midnights-promise-donna-grant-dark-warriorAfter all the terrible and evil things Malcolm Munro has had to do in his life, and the pain he has experienced, he feels that he has lost his humanity and is completely dead inside. He’s been distancing himself from the residents of MacLeod Castle little by little and even from his beloved cousin, Larena, even though she needs him now more than ever as she tries to fight the eff
3.5 stars

Donna Grant takes a different approach in the eighth book of the Dark Warriors series. Malcolm is a dark character, one who is angst ridden and burdened with this guilt that weighs him down. As he distances himself from the people who care about him, readers form an emotional attachment to this wounded warrior. It isn’t until he saves a woman from a car crash that he feels something stirring within him once again.

Evie is a descendant of druids so she has the ability to be the vessel
Kat Valentine
Feb 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
finally malcolm got his happy ending!!!! i have loved this character from the beginning. i knew that donna would give him the happy ending he has so deserved. when evangeline meets malcolm he is just barely holding on to what humanity he has left. together these two will fight for their happy ending . and the evil that has plagued him and all the other dark warriors will be defeated for now. donna grant is one of the best writer's. this book is a must read 5 star story!!! if you havent read any ...more
♔ Marli ♔
Jan 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
Malcolm and Evangeline...

An awesome ending to an awesome series. Even though poor Malcolm had to endure horrific experiences with death, he got his HEA.

To he honest, I wanted to slap Evie a few times for being so naive and uninformed - but... I managed to warm up towards her in the end.
Awesome storyline and characters! Loved every second of the journey...
April   ♥"LOS" ♥
It's been a while since I've read the Dark Warriors series and I forgot how much I love these guys!! It was great to see all of the couples again and finally see Malcolm find his HEA. ...more
Shawna Monroe
Jul 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The last of the Dark Warriors series. I loved it and how the author has every warrior and Druid make a final appearance and lets you know where they end up and how they are doing. Malcom and Evie’s Story was so compelling and competed the series nicely.
Debra Taylor
Jun 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing

My thanks to the publisher for giving me an ARC of this book to review.

Donna Grant gives the readers a thrilling ending to her stellar Dark Warrior's series. The author did an outstanding job on this book, making it a story to remember. For this reader .... it was a stunning tale about the healing power of love.

Malcolm is the most volatile and unpredictable Warrior. He is riding the edge. Consumed by bitterness, anger and grief. He's done some things that are hard to live with. As this book ope
Kristin & Sue Ellen ~ GirlyGirlBookReviews
A Great end to a fantastic series! Donna sure knows what we as readers want! It all wrapped up nicely. I was grinning and crying at the same time. It's sad to see a series come to an end but I know we haven't seen the last of the warriors and the druids who complete them. I do hope we see them appear in the Dragon King Series!
Malcolm is cold and emotionless. He believes there is no hope of saving his soul. He has done many bad things all in the hopes of protecting his family. How can they ever f
Mar 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
If htere was an option I'd have given it 10 stars... This book was an fitting ending to the series. Hats off Donna Grant... As far as I can remember no story had me sitting on the edge, anxious to know the next twist of the story. Beautifully written :)
I did want to slap Evie for not trusting Malcolm and going on to make a bigger mess.
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Sep 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a long journey... Needed a HEA and it happened. I'm still wondering if Tristan will connect the Dragon Kings with the Warriors. Guess I need to get started on Ms. Grant's Dark Kings series. ...more
Sep 05, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The last book of the series has enough "oh no!" moments to keep readers on their toes to the last page. Time is running out for Malcolm. From the moment Drierdre's warriors nearly killed him, leaving him maimed and therefore unacceptable as a laird, Malcolm has been lost. Then when the evil druid released the god within him turning him into a warrior and made him do her bidding, the last of his humanity was lost. After centuries of doing evil in Dierdre's name, Malcolm no longer feels. His emoti ...more
Tawnya M
Jun 03, 2020 rated it it was ok
Writing style is getting a little boring, this has been a long series with too much predictability for my tastes. Wish she would try to mix it up a bit. Not sure that I will continue on to the next series.

I just felt too many times that she developed these characters in past books, but then doesn’t know how to bring them to build onto each other to make the series stronger as each book comes out, with the exception of a few warriors. What about these supposedly strong druids? There were too man
Jun 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Malcolm finally gets his chance at love in this book.
Evangeline Walker put up a web site to display a necklace that has drough magic in order to see if there are other drought out in the world. Her site was hacked, so she went on the run. Malcolm found her and followed her to Cantoole mountain. (She hears rocks and they told her to come. )
Malcolm is ready to give in to his god but decides to tell the Evie about the mountain and Deidre first and try to save her. Along the way he started getting
Oct 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
I kept putting his one off as I just wasn't quite ready to say goodbye to the Warriors, even though I know we will see them again in the Dark Kings series.

I enjoyed this one, I was waiting from almost the first book to finally get to Malcom's story. It was nice to see my favourite characters from the Dark Sword series make an appearance alongside the Dark Warriors and even the Dark Kings. A fantastic mix of warriors, druids and dragons. I loved how so many of the loose ends were tied up. I'll d
Kymnesha Edwards
Aug 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Michelle Graves
Aug 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Thank god that psycho got wtf came 2 him again!! Even though she was tricked she stayed good so she was able 2 withstand the evil so much. Even though phelan was trying 2 protect his friend he realized what they told him about being in that same situation. Malcolm might b scared but it showed how he overcame and prospered and became a much better man and was able 2 have good supported alleys whether he liked it or not cause of his stubbornness. Lol I hope there's a book about her bro Brian and a ...more
Dec 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 stars

Well done! The many layers of relationships, from loyalty, love, betrayal to brotherhood were tested and then some. I was a nervous reck and at the same time annoyed by how many times can one be fooled, ugh....

I loved Malcom’s story and I knew it was hard to see him anything but a pawn, driven by guilt and anger. The camaraderie had to be mentioned because these highlanders and dragons knew no other ways. The plot was fast and exciting but it was the characters that glued series perfectly
Aug 29, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: own
This novel is #8 in the series, "Dark Warriors" by author; Donna Grant. This was an awesome ending to an amazing series. I absolutely loved how the Dark Kings were very much part of this novel and their key role they played in building their alliances with the warriors and druids. This journey in the series has been great and the epilogue was wonderful! I loved it! Beautifully written! On to the next journey with the "Dark Kings". I highly recommend this series, novel and author. You won't be di ...more
Angel Padillo
Going into this book I wasn’t at all interested in Malcolm’s story, and Midnight’s Promise didn’t change my mind. I was not impressed by Malcolm, and Evie was too stupid to be likable.


With how powerful Jason Wallace was his ending was anticlimactic. I did like the little update at the end on how each warrior and Druid chose to live. I do hope they make some cameos in the Dragon series.

I’m positive that Tristian is really Duncan, and I expected that to come out during this story, but I
Feb 12, 2017 rated it did not like it
Lately, I've been getting annoyed with the female characters. I loved Donna Grant books and these last few books, the female leads are terrible. Evie is probably the worst one for me. Made it so hard for me to read this book. I expected more. Now onto the last book and maybe the characters would be better in the dragon king series. ...more
Heidi Brown - Floyd
Aug 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nook
If you are interested in myth and magic and romance you will love this series. I really love this series and glad that it interacts with the Dark King series. I am looking forward to more of Donna Grant books.
Apr 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Trish R. Ali
The end for the Dark Warriors series and personally it wasn't as good as I like it to be. I like Malcolm but I find Evie annoying. The dragons saved the day for me and I look forward to read more of their books in the spin-off. ...more
Jun 12, 2019 rated it liked it
Finally made it through this one. I was never really attached to Malcom’s character so I think that why I struggled with his book but overall the storyline was great and I love how the dragon kings have been included more and more:
Jun 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
I was all set to just get through this one as Malcolm was my least favorite warrior. As it turned out I really liked this book. On to the Dragon Kings
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Donna is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over a hundred novels. Her most popular series is the breathtaking Dark King (aka Dragon King) series featuring dragons, immortal Highlanders, and the Fae.

In addition to her novels, Donna has written short stories, novellas, and novelettes for digital-first and print release. She has been dubbed as giving the “paranormal genre a burst

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