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Deeper Than Midnight

(Midnight Breed #9)

4.29  ·  Rating details ·  19,594 ratings  ·  1,007 reviews
At eighteen, Corinne Bishop was a beautiful, spirited young woman living a life of privilege as the adopted daughter of a wealthy family. Her world changed in an instant when she was stolen away and held prisoner by the malevolent vampire Dragos. After many years of ca
Paperback, 387 pages
Published June 28th 2011 by Dell
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Ali Brock was a body guard for Corinne who was the daughter of a Breed that was running the Detroit (?) Darkhaven. They were out clubbing on her 18th…moreBrock was a body guard for Corinne who was the daughter of a Breed that was running the Detroit (?) Darkhaven. They were out clubbing on her 18th birthday and she either ran or was taken out of Brock's sight and was found murdered 3 months later. I'm thinking it is a different girl......
Ok, I just finished the book and Corinne was found in a basement (with other Breedmates) of a Minion who worked at a women's shelter and was helping Dragos. Corinne and Brock re-kindled their friendship but Brock chose Jenna in the end. Another person was murdered and was set up to look like Corinne.(less)

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Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
5 OMG It's Hunter's Book!! Stars


Deeper Than Midnight was so damn Good! OMG Hunter hands down is my favorite hero in the whole series so far. I just want to lick him all over! I mean OMG seriously he was so dayum yummy and kickass and just all around amazing. A stone cold killer, He thought he had all his emotions beat out of him,until he met Corinne. One of my favorite things to read is Ice men melting for the love of a woman. So needless to say Breed born assassin Hunter gave me all
Nov 17, 2010 rated it it was ok
Finally!!! I'm done reading this headache killer of a book. Basically, I didn't feel anything at all. The beginning went well but after that, it just completely died. There was no romance if you ask me only puppy love. Sure we know if Hunter's past but really what else can we find exciting??? Here is my list of good and bad.

1. Hunter's past
2. Exciting Chase adventures
3. Breath taking Dragos plots

1. Corinne being the mate!
2. The short amount of time of Corinne over coming her horrible
♥  Sam ♥ ~S2~Im made of awesomness

Deeper than Midnight.

What is going on with numerous reviews and fellow GR peeps telling me that this wasn’t all it was expected to be? Personally I think you should all give your selves a slap in the face. I will excuse this infringement and say you all have been in a book funk, because I thought this book rocked.

It was easily one of my fav breed stories, not the best but pretty darn close. I went back and looked at my review for the last Breed novel that was released and I was not so much of a
Oct 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
In every one of these books, we get a description of each woman's blood scent. At first, it was common things like vanilla, roses, honey & almond... Like some sort of weird scented candles. And, like scented candles, eventually you just run out of ideas. So, the female in this book had blood that smelled like "dark bergamot and tender violets." Huh? What the hell's a bergamot? I actually looked it up and it said that it's a "pear shaped orange of the Mediterranean." Uh, okay....

I feel sorry
Heather C
I have been waiting forever for Hunter's book!! I was not disappointed!

What I Loved:

~I wasn’t confused at all. The author did a great job of refreshing my memory of the past storylines.

~Great sexual tension. Hunter and Corinne were beautiful together.

~It was partly set in Louisiana. I bet Amelie can make a bitchin’ pot of gumbo!

~Getting more insight on the history of Gideon and Savannah’s relationship. I would love to be able to read more about how they fell in love.

~Getting to meet Xander Rap
Sophia Triad
Breed warrior Hunter
Special ability: Experiencing a person's memories by drinking their blood
Age: Around 50 years old

Breed mate Corinne
Special ability: Sonokinetic, being able to control sounds and making them weapons
Occupation: None. She was a prisoner all her adult life.
Mark place: Back of right hand

Settings: Boston, Detroit, New Orleans, Luisiana, West-central Georgia

Even if it is a book full of violence, I believe it is also the most emotional and the sweetest of the midnight breed s
For me clearly one of the best books in the series so far.
And I can't wait to read what happened to Chase !
Lover of Romance
This review was originally posted on Addicted To Romance My Review
Corinne Bishop, was once a young woman living with privelege. She was adopted into a loving family, and she had a whole life ahead of her. But then the worst happened, she was taken, imprisoned, raped and tortured for years. Finally, she was rescued by the Order and she then meets the man who is to take her back home to her parents. Hunter joined the Order after leaving the only life he had ever known working for Dragos and foun
Stacia (the 2010 club)
Finally! I managed to get a solid 4 star read out of this series!

I wouldn't go so far as to say that Deeper Than Midnight was on the same level as the BDB's story of Z and Bella, but I loved Hunter's journey here for a few of the same reasons that I loved Z's.

There is something about a broken man who needs a woman to draw him out of his shell which speaks to me. Hunter was not a part of the world; he was just existing, doling out vengeance whenever he could. Corinne came along and showed Hunte
 ~*~Princess Nhya~*~
Let me start with what I love about this book. I loved the 1st half. The writing, the premise, and the plot twists alone, were written superbly. This one has alot of suspense, a trade mark to the Breed novels. I love that I got to touch base with all of the Warriors & their mates. U can't help but to care about them all and just because their books ended doesn't mean they are no longer important to us readers.

Hunter, of course! What is not to love about this strong, silent "Hero" Even though
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
I've been looking forward to Hunter's story for quite sometime but wasn't too happy when I found out that Corinne was going to be his Breedmate. I just didn't care for her from before and wasn't too sure if they would work well with each other. I'm happy to say that Lara Adrian brought them together very well. They just fit and were so sweet together especially after everything they've both been through.

I do have to say that you really have to just go with the flow on their relationship. I did f
3.5 stars

You absolutely can't read this as a stand-alone; the continuing fight of the Order against Dragos comes to ahead here.

The main couple of Hunter and Corinne are honestly only 10-15% of the story, the majority is bringing the Order and Dragos to ahead. This is done through many different POVs, with Lucan and Sterling Chase being the majority. Sterling Chase fighting going Rogue, is a good 30% of this with him almost feeling like the main character (his book is next).

I love the world bui
Oct 13, 2010 rated it really liked it
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Shannon C.
May 07, 2010 rated it it was ok
Shelves: vampires
2.5 stars: Not on par with earlier books in the series...just an OK read

The book started good but then went downhill from there. The first half I'd rate 3 - 3.5 stars. I liked the earlier parts with Hunter and Corine. I liked the over-arching storyline with the Order and their fight against Dragos. During those sections, I enjoyed seeing characters from the earlier books. However I did not like the other major plotthread about Harvard. It took up way too much of the storyline. I would have rathe
Rachel Annie
Feb 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
I do love a freed assassin who is no longer forced to kill against his will and for the wrong cause. ;)

The parallels between what Dragos did to both MC's made for a compelling read. I will say, I wanted more of these two and less POV switches to other characters. That's not something I always mind, as I understand there's a lot of big picture stuff going on in this book, but I felt Hunter's and Corinne's story suffered because of it. Had there been some follow-up in the last chapter regarding th
4 stars for the narration
2 (very grudging) stars for the story

First, I really like this narrator. Her voice is a lower register than typical for a female and she gets raspy sometimes. It makes for a soothing and interesting listen.

Then, the story. :-( I'm having a hard time even saying "it's ok" for that 2 star rating.

I know I coming across as "the Grinch" lately, or is that actually "the Bitch"? 🤣

There is just so much to this story I didn't like. First and foremost, the heroine. I neither belie
I wanted this book to be so much more because I have been obsessed with Hunter from his first appearance, so I'm sorry to say that I was disappointed...

The story was sweet and nice but I wanted more from this amazing hero ... I wanted passion, an explosion of emotions, a heroine who would transform him. Well, Corinne was never that. She was this plain and boring girl who never reacted too strong to anything. I just felt like Hunter changed because he got in love with her but not because of her.
Jul 12, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Oh how I loved Hunter's book. I have always had a thing for him . I was not disappointed at all with this book. Only complaint was that it ended and left me want to know what in the hell is going on. What are they going to do.This book had many POV's. I loved that conversations between Lucan and Gabriel, Chase and Elise. Tegan and Dante and Tess. One really heart warming sweet moment happened amongst all the horrible things that were going on. I had completely forgotten about a certain something ...more
Duchess Nicole
Jul 03, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: e-pcs, read-in-2011
Maybe I just wasn't in the right frame of mind when I read this book, but I just didn't really like it. I think mostly because there seemed to be two stories going on at once. I had been so excited about reading Hunter's story, and then he has to share it with Chase. I found myself getting into Chase's part of the story more than Hunter's. Still worth reading, but not nearly one of my faves of the series. It did set up the next book pretty well, though.
Aure   `Reading With The Dark`
Holy mother.... wth just happened!
Oh my gosh..

>>>> Speechless <<<<
Elaine Howlin

Review: I read the previous book (Taken By Midnight) in 2013 so I was kind of playing catch up while reading this. Adrian recapped all the important stuff throughout the story though so that was handy.

Since starting this series I read J.R. Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood which is pretty similar to Midnight Breed. I kept getting the storylines and characters mixed up....

I'm not sure I'll continue with Midnight Breed but I did enjoy this instalment. There seems to be more focus on the main storyli

Dec 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing
OMG!!! What just happened? It all hit the fan in the final pages and then it just stopped. AARRRGHHHHHHH!!!!

OK, OK, deep breathe. First, let’s talk about Hunter…

“Born and bred to be a weapon wielded by the merciless hand of the Order’s chief adversary, he was long accustomed to viewing the world in logical, unemotional terms.
He no longer served the villain called Dragos, but his deadly skills remained at the core of who, and what, he was. Hunter was lethal - unfailingly so.”

Ooohh, the enigmati
Aug 23, 2010 rated it really liked it
So excited to finally get Hunter's story.  He, more than any of the Breeds, made me feel for him, want him have some measure of happiness to balance what he has already been through. Hunter is a Gen One Breed, born and raised to be a weapon against the Order.  He is no longer an enemy, instead an ally and a part, but he is lethal and seemingly emotionless.  Particularly in the first chase scene with Murdock and the fight with the assassin, you get to see how genuinely bad ass Hunter really is.   ...more
Jen Davis
Oct 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
I guess expectations are everything. I’ve been looking forward to Hunter’s book since his first appearance on page. But some of my fellow reviewers warned me that his book might let me down. So I started the story expecting very little and ended up pleasantly surprised. It wasn’t exactly the story I expected, but I enjoyed it.

The reason I was so jazzed about Hunter having a book is because he is both a tortured hero who has never known love, and he’s a virgin. Both are right up my alley. The thi
Feb 28, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: scrumptious-hero
3 stars. After anxiously waiting for Hunter’s story, I have to say I was somewhat disappointed. The overall story was good; it moved forward and gave us insight of the changes that are coming. Some good action scenes, but there was not enough dialogue for my taste. Lots of description and thought out feelings that just went on and on. I did enjoy the involvement of the characters from the previous books, which was good to a point. I know that Chase’s book is next and there has to be somewhat of ...more
Robin *loves sexy books*
Jun 09, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Loved it. It was so great to be back in this world again. I so wish there was a little more about Tess and Dantes baby and a little follow up on Jenna. But it was good and major cliffhanger! Can't wait for the next book.
Jun 25, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Readers of Midnight Breeds series
3.5 stars
Apr 05, 2010 rated it really liked it
Review posted: Happily Ever After - Reads

…His skin felt hot and confining, drawn too tight across his chest, and up along his neck. Lower still, the tightness was worsening by the second, his sex stirring, stiffening with the sudden upticking rush of blood through his veins.

He growled quietly under his breath, though whether from shock or shame, he wasn’t sure. He didn’t want to feel this curiosity for her, this unwelcome sexual awareness. He’d been trained – disciplined without compromise fro
Deeper than Midnight is the 9th book in the Midnight Breed series so although this review won't contain spoilers for this book it may include information from previous books. You might want to skip reading this review if you're not up to date with the series. If you're new to this series it is one I would highly recommend, it is absolutely my favourite paranormal romance series (for me even topping J.R. Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood books) and each book consistently manages to raise the standa ...more
Dec 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This next story in the Midnight Breed Series was "Dynamite" as JJ from Goodtimes used to say.

I am so glad that I don't pay attention to the reviews that these (so called readers) post. Believe me when I say I use the term very loosely because many of them I truly believe don't even read the books they comment on. But enough of my ranting and let's get started on my review.

*****There Are Some Spoilers Mentioned*****

I have been intrigued by Hunter from when we first met him in Nikolai and Renata's
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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 hav ...more

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“I can’t help but desire you. I want to taste you again. This feeling I have for you is more than intense ” he said roughly. “It is a possessive thing greedy. I look at you Corinne Bishop and all I can think is that you are mine.” 40 likes
“I never knew what it was to crave a woman’s touch. Or to hunger for a woman’s kiss.”
“And now you do?” she asked hesitantly.
“Since I met you, Corinne Bishop, I’ve been thinking of little else.”
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