Killers of the Dawn
It's like someone ripped out the middle of the story and threw a cover around it.
The beginning was pretty much non-existent (essentially, the "beginning" was book 8) and the ending was another big fat TO BE CONTINUED...
How hard would it be to make these books a bit longer so we don't continuously run into this?
And when they (view spoiler)[ offed Mr. Crepsley (hide spoiler)] are you kidding me??
The whole fake-out just yanked my emotional cord like a yo-yo. I haven't f ...more
Killers of the Dawn is the ninth book in The Saga of Darren Shan by Darren Shan (his real name, Darren O'Shaughnessy). It is also the third book in the Vampire War trilogy. It also continues the events of Allies of the Night which leaves Darren meeting his ex-girlfriend, Debbie and his ex-bestfriend, Steve Leonard, who is later revealed to be a half vampaneze. Mr. Crepsley, Darren, and Harkat go into the tunnels, where they find Vancha. They a ...more
Picks up right where Allies of the Night left off and I mean right where it left off. Like you could have turned the page and started a new chapter. There is a prologue to remind you where Allies of the Night ended and then you're right into the story.
This episode of Cirque du Freak, and that's how you really have to think of it, was short and exciting but predictable. There was really no more character building. After this many books, the author doesn't have much more to offer in guess. I trul
Again there are many twists and turns, more deception for you to work your way through. There’s also shocking emotional moment for you to put up with as events unfold. There is development in characters and plot, the story jumping forward a lot, heading you in the direction towards where the story ends.
I was pleasantly surprised with Killers of the Dawn. The past couple of books have been a real snooze fest. That’s all changed in this book. The plot is fast paced and t ...more
As prophesied by Mr. Tiny, the three vampire hunters—Darren, Mr. Crepsley, and Vancha March—must defeat the Lord of the Vampeneze in one of four potential encounters. The fate of the en ...more
Now I've dropped that bombshell, I will explain, the death doesn't happen until right near the end, but I knew it was coming for a couple of chapters. Up to that point this book was so exciting and well written, I was ...more
While the story was well written and nothing was wrong with it, my heart ached and I stuffed myself with cake that night. To avoid spoiling I will only say someone ...more
“Killer of the Dawn” was a book that made me want to keep reading the series. The previous two books in the series weren’t very satisfying for me, and I was considering moving on to another series. Thankfully I gave this book a chance, otherwise I would have never read the remaining books, whic ...more
They have been told in the past that if they kill this vampanise lord before he's blooded they will end the war of scars before it truly begins (the war's between the vampires and the vampanise). Mr Crepsley come face to face with ...more
Darren Shan (born July 2, 1972 in London, England) is the pen name of the Irish author Darren O'Shaughnessy, as well as the name of the protagonist of his book series The Saga of Darren Shan, also known as The Cirque Du Freak ...more
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