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Midnight Mass

(Priest #1.5)

3.92  ·  Rating details ·  9,385 ratings  ·  1,082 reviews
We are told that God will punish the wicked. That sinful men will reap what they sow. We are told to scourge our souls with prayer and pain to become clean once again.

Well, here I am. Wicked and sinful. Desperate to become clean…even though it feels so good to be dirty.

But even I never expected what came next.

Even I never expected my punishment to come so soon.

Kindle Edition, 193 pages
Published December 8th 2015
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Nov 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Three years into married life, Tyler and Poppy are realizing marriage isn’t as easy as they thought it would be. With their busy schedules and Tyler’s constant guilt over the choices he’s made, they find themselves looking for that insanely hot connection they have had. I love Sierra’s writing, and even though this was a novella, I certainly got my fix of the insanely racy couple.

The scenes between Tyler and Poppy are just as stupidly sexy as the first book.


Sierra’s writing is just as intriguing
Ang~Dirty Laundry Review
Oh sweet baby jesus. Tyler and Poppy are back, you guys! My heart and my left-hand could hardly keep up!

Sierra Simone has an immeasurable gift whether she’s writing contemporary or historical, and her characters find their way into the deepest part of you. Your basest desires and thoughts can’t hide when a Simone book is in your hands because she brings every emotion to the forefront. It’s fitting she decided to write stories involving theology because reading her books is like a religious exper
J. McCoy
Dec 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2015-favorites
Wow. This novella packs quite the punch. Hot, dirty, agressive sex. Mixed with guilt, doubt and jealousy. And just when you think there's the light at the end of the tunnel - nope, that's just the freight train of sadness running you over.

This novella made me ache for more. I want to know what happens next. Give me more, Sierra. More, more, more.

I am greedy for this author. For these characters. For the degrading, controlling sex. For Tyler's journey as a man and how to make himself comfortable
Shile (Hazard's Version) RL sucks on semi hiatus
Audiobook - 5 stars

Story - 1.5 stars

Sex, sex, sex, fighting, make up sex, prayers, sex, sex and more sex. Happily ever after. YAY!!

Sophia Triad
May 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
Three years after Tyler and Poppy got married; the guilt is still following Tyler.
His deepest fears are two:

1. You failed at being a priest. Now you’ll fail at being a husband.
2. Tyler Bell, the priest who deserted his post, has no fucking right to talk about what the Catholic Church should or shouldn’t do.

Because Tyler does not feel that he is an ideal husband. He has a lot to learn. Since he became a PhD candidate, his main focus is his research and he really does not accommodate Poppy’s emot
Maria✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦
Jun 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: taboo, erotica

➦You have to read this novella after you read Priest, the first book in the series. Like, don't even try reading this as a standalone, you will be super confused.

➦Really enjoyed this addition to the series. I was thinking it will be pretty boring since it is about the same couple and after they've found their HEA. But it was HOT because Sierra Simone always manages to sneak up on you with some super hot visuals which you've never expected to find THAT arousing.

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Heather / Obsessed With Myshelf
Once again Sierra has gathered up my emotions and shoved them into what feels like the smallest space of my heart, holding them captive, letting them bash into each other and move faster and faster until the point of pain – until the point that I think that may heart may just fucking burst – and then she releases them allatonce and I swear to fuck that they made the ‘whoosh’ sound and everything as they rushed out into the night.

This is not a fluffy and lighthearted book.

This is not a smiley ski
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
Father Bell, Father Bell, Father Bell, oh how I have miss thee...surprisingly so especially because I wasn't really expecting another book. Not that I'm complaining one bit!

It's been three years since we've last heard from the happy couple and they've settled down to a normal, married life. Unfortunately, Tyler's dissertation is coming up and he is practically living at the college and not fulfilling his husbandly duties....not those duties! Oh no, he always finds time to fulfill mor
Alba and Her Secrets..♥
2 "Spiral of Guilt" Stars!


Well.. Don't judge please. I was defenitely not expecting this. Almost a DNF (which is really REALLY rare and unexpected from me). Let's see why..

I actually enjoyed half of Midnight Mass. I actually really enjoyed Priest (the novel related to this short story) and again, our protagonists are really kinky-hot together.

Fuck, that had felt good. Sinfully, amazingly good.
And still I wanted more. Her cunt. Her ass. Every tight, wet part of her. I wanted to claim her, ov
★★★ 3.5 Stars ★★★

Priest was one of my favourite books this year, so of course I loved jumping right back in with Father Bell and Poppy. Did I think this book was necessary? Not really, but it's definitely an excellent addition if you fancy a steamy as fuck novella about the ex-priest and his wife.

Midnight Mass takes place three years after their marriage, with Poppy almost ready to open her new dance studio and Tyler is almost at the end of his PHD.

Tyler is struggling with his work/life balance
Clumsy Storyteller
Jan 13, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: chick-lit
it was good but not as great as the first one , there's really no important stuff happening just sex and more sex and sex and sex and sex it was good but just too much sex ruined it and for a couple that have been married for 3 years and they still fucking like bunnies ? yeah that's soo real !!!

“I don’t know what’s going to happen,” I tell you. “I’m scared. But I know that no matter what happens, we will endure it together.”

the end was so sweet i loved it

Oct 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 01-signed
Forgive me for I have sinned and I’m going to do it over and over and over again.

Father Bell returns in Midnight Mass, an erotic novella that focuses on Poppy and Tyler three years into their marriage. He’s left the church and is still trying to find his calling without his collar on. But long days and nights hard at work is forcing a wedge between these two and with two growing careers they seem to be losing that explosive connection that burned so brightly.

This book (and series) is insanely
Beatrice Masaluñga
Nov 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: adult
After three years, Father Tyler Bell and Poppy Danforth-Bell's marriage life stays strong. As always their sex life is still wild and kinky omfg 😂🔥.. Even it's just a novella, it captured their struggles as a couple such as finding time for each other, dealing with insecurity and jealousy and other spices of life. It made them stronger and more mature. They're showered with blessings after the pain. (view spoiler) ...more
Nov 27, 2015 rated it liked it

I loved/hated this book. Tyler is a egocentric bastard, or maybe it is because I am not a Catholic that I have a hard time understanding. But, really to blame all his so called guilt to being Catholic? Nope, do not buy it. He is just too occupied with himself, what HE is doing and what belongs to HIM.
I know that I would have blown-up long before Poppy decides enough is enough.
That said, is was a HOT read ;)

Part of the standalone-serie in the Priest Collection:
Priest (Priest, #1) by Sierra Simone Midnight Mass (Priest, #1.5) by Sierra Simone Sinner (Priest, #2) by Sierra Simone Saint (Priest #3) by Sierra Simone
Nov 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs, fave-authors
ARC kindly provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.

What a fantastic continuation to The Priest by Sierra Simone! Father Bell and his lamb are back to captivate us with a story of love, loyalty and imperfection.

Years after The Priest, Poppy and Tyler together as husband and wife. Along with love comes hardship. This book shows us that in reality there are no happily ever afters. There are ups and downs and this book realistically shows us what actual relationships are like.

Our cou
Ellen ✦ Book Bellas ✦
Well, now, hello Tyler Bell!! Midnight Mass is a sensual, highly erotic and surprisingly emotional companion novella to Priest, one of my favorite books this year. The author has hit her stride with this sexy and sometimes painful but always steamy story of the first years of Tyler and Poppy's marriage.

"Of all the ghosts that haunt me, it is the priest who stays the closest, who dogs my steps from dawn until dusk...It is the priest who tells me to be afraid being punished.
Like I'm not alrea
“I can’t ever atone for all the things I’ve done wrong.
The sister I didn’t save.
The vocation I abandoned.
The wife I’m neglecting.”
- Tyler Bell

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“I didn’t know what meaningful and authentic looked like for me anymore. I’d given up trying to know God’s plan for my life, but I hadn’t given up trying to live a godly life, and I wasn’t sure what that meant in my new context. Did I stay in academia and guide other people in their discoveries? Did I go back to mission work? Did I find a non-clergy r
Elle ✟ Søren's ♡ (i'm too old for this shite)
★★★ 3 Father Bell's Lamb STARS!

I know I'm not really friendly with Priest. FYI, Priest is still a guilty pleasure read for me. I believe Ms. Simone has beautiful writing and good plot. I just wanna know what happened next after Tyler and Poppy's marriage. I never expected to be a little heavy for a short story.

After their marriage for some years, Tyler and Poppy still has scorching sex as ever. But because of their own business, time become valuable. Tyler is chasing PhD title while Poppy look a
Nov 20, 2015 rated it liked it
This was good an I got more of Father Bell

This was good I really enjoyed getting more of Poppy an Tyler they have been married for 3 years an things were goin good Poppy's foundation was is doin well an Tyler as his dissertation due which is stressing him out an keeping him away from Poppy they aren't getting as much time together an it start to put a bit of strain on there relationship they r both strong people but Tyler missing his parish an bein a priest but Poppy means so much to him he
Hulya Kara Yuksel
Dec 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Wow! Once again Tyler & Poppy’s story blew my mind… That was really hot. I really enjoyed reading their story. And that epilogue. Pheew I loved it and all I can say is “Panties Down”!!! :D

Oh God, I have to calm down. :D I might be need one big glass of water or maybe a cold shower might be good. Oh fuck this I need my husband right now. :D Ps. He will be very happy when I get back to home. Hahah :D

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Dec 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Don't read this one alone in the dark, and don't start it when you go to bed. Make damn sure you start it though! That may be some of the best advice you'll get all year, so heed it. You will not be able to put this book down.

Poppy and Tyler have one of "those" relationships. The kind that is all too real, with all the ups and downs that come with that territory. What they have that helps them stand apart from the couple next door is a raging passion for each other. A passion that really helps
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I loved it!
It was such an erotic and moving and adorable and sad and amazing holiday novella!!!!! PERFECT!!!
A #MustRead for fans of THE PRIEST!


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Dec 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
5++ life is a spiral stars
**ARC in exchange for a fair and honest review**


Wow. The depth and emotion packed into this quick read is truly what sets this book apart from the first book.

This book begins a few years after Priest left off. Tyler and Poppy are married, but are struggling dealing with their own issues.

Tyler is still trying to find the happy medium between Tyler and Father Bell. Whereas the first book seemed to be mostly about sex, this book goes into the heart of what makes Tyler ti
I could read about these two characters forever and never get bored.

Poppy and father Bell have my heart, honestly.

Such great characters, such rich substance.

This story isn't particularly novel but the characters make it special. The chemistry alone is enough to burn the pages.

Sierra Simone is one of my fav writers and this book and Priest should be your next read... Like right now.

I love love love love love the ending!

Wait, did I mention how much I love the ending?

I love that there wasn't any o
Jun 17, 2018 rated it really liked it

I enjoyed reading more about Tyler and Poppy and after this, I want to read more again :D
This book is 3 years after their marriage and the things that going on in their life.
Sometimes I could understand Tyler because of his dissertation due which is stressing him out and their lack of time for being together but most of the time he was driving me crazy for his lack of communication and the way he wanted to solve everything with sex =))
It was a good read.
Jo - •.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•
It's been three years since Father Bell shed his collar and simply became Tyler, husband of Poppy. They have settled into married life and are still learning things about each other.

'She really has no idea, I realized. How just by being her, royal, sexy Poppy, she made me a better man. She made me feel at peace.'

Poppy's dance school has grown, she has been really busy building her business and getting involved in charity events. Tyler has been working away on his doctorate and seems to be co
Ok, so that was unexpected.

I went in kind of hoping for a short, intense, erotic read but while it was all of that, a couple of the themes it dealt with were distressing and, if I'm honest, if I'd known, I'd have avoided it.

The writing was as beautiful and poetic as ever and the smutty scenes deliciously hot but...yeah. I understand why the story went that way, but it wasn't the frivolous and naughty read I was banking on so, beautifully written as it was, I can't say I enjoyed it all that much
Good GOD this was perfection!

MIDNIGHT MASS is a follow-up novella and sequel to Sierra Simone's ridiculously steamy romance, PRIEST. If you haven't read PRIEST yet, where the HELL have you been? Stop reading this and go #OneClick RIGHT NOW. You will fall in complete LUST with Father Bell. It's so taboo, so sexy, and so DAMN good. Every time someone mentions Father Bell, it's like you hear sighs all around the world. It's THAT memorable. It's THAT fantastic. It's THAT mouth-watering.

Okay, now, f
I have such mixed opinions about this one.

It was both what i wanted and what I didn't feel i needed in poppy and tyler's life. Priest was a good book to me. I liked it in its forbidden aura, in its madness.
This was a followup to tyler and poppy's life where things get a bit hard.
I admire the fact that the author put her efforts in this and the problems mentioned in this books are real. Which gave this book a realistic vibe. I understod and sympathize with both of them. But at the same time i l
Philomena Callan Cheekypee
Dec 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is a novella to be read after reading Priest. Although it's a quick read it's a good full story that I truly loved.

Three years after getting married Tyler and Poppy's sex life is still as hot as ever. However as both of them have busy lives they seem to be drifting along rather than being there for each other.

I didn't feel this was a novella. I literally inhaled the story in one sitting. Fantastic ending. Great hot sexy steamy story.
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