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Night Shift

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse novels - 'the Mark Twain of things that live under your bed' - comes a new novel of Midnight, Texas, the town where some secrets will never see the light of day ...Welcome to the most intriguing mystery you'll read this year. Welcome to Midnight, Texas. At Midnight's local pawnshop, weapons are flying off the shelves-only to be used in sudden and dramatic suicides right at the main crossroads in town. Who better to figure out why blood is being spilled than the vampire Lemuel, who, while translating mysterious texts, discovers what makes Midnight the town it is. There's a reason why witches and werewolves, killers and psychics, have been drawn to this place. And now they must come together to stop the bloodshed in the heart of Midnight. For if all hell breaks loose - which just might happen - it will put the secretive town on the map, where no one wants it to be ...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 133 x 197 x 26mm | 300g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Gollancz
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0575092947
  • 9780575092945
  • 5,279

About Charlaine Harris

Charlaine Harris is the internationally bestselling author of, amongst others, the Sookie Stackhouse novels. She is a full time writer, living in Texas, USA.show more

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a rollicking supernatural tale Peterborough Telegraph Night Shift is an ideal urban fantasy tale, its got bags of style, wonderfully written characters and a great plot. Easy reading, rewarding, un-missable fiction. SF Book Charlaine Harris' gift to her readers is unforgettable characters. Day Shift is a joy, another exceptional novel from a gifted storyteller lesasbookcritiques Sharp and clever, staging the perfect mix of supernatural drama with small-town routine played out by an irreverent cast- DAY SHIFT is a pleasurable read that will leave you wanting more. What Danielle Did Next Blog you won't regret it. Midnight is waiting to welcome you in. Review Diaries It's fresh, innovative and damn good fun to read! Upcoming 4 Me Midnight Crossroad Sparkles SFX A promising start to a new series...once you've entered, you'll never leave Sci-Fi Now All of Harris' trademarks are present - charm and wit, pacy storytelling and likeable characters We Love This Book Midnight Crossroad - featuring an oddball cast including a witch, a vampire and a talking cat - soon has you under its spell THE SUN A gently paced mystery with a supernatural slant, populated by endearing, varied and well-constructed characters...Definitely recommend Civilian Reader A slow burning novel which successfully juggles setting the scene for an ongoing series with a self-contained story. Sci-Fi Bulletin I can see many nights being lost to the wonder of Midnight. 4 /5 Backwards Compatible Fans might be sad to say good-bye to Sookie, but they'll be so intrigued by the denizens of Midnight they won't have time to mourn. A Knife and a Quill Midnight Crossroad is another compelling book by Charlaine Harris. I love her storytelling style and the wonderful characters she creates Following the Nerd I was blown away by Midnight Crossroad. It's a wholly immersive, stunningly written adventure that I couldn't put down. The characters are spot on and unforgettable, the plot is exciting - the only negative thing is that I have to (very impatiently) wait for book two!!! Carly Bennett Blogspot The inclusion of a mystery that starts simply and then winds out of control so that no one can be trusted makes this is a blast to read. Everyone is your friend in Midnight, but you don't know everything about anyone. I can't wait for Midnight to come again. Overall grade: A Sci-Fi Pulse If you have read anything by Charlaine Harris I can guarantee you won't be disappointed. If you haven't read anything by Charlaine Harris, then Midnight Crossroad might be the book to get you started. Fantasy Book Review This gentle mystery shows an author confident in her writing and perhaps heralds the arrival of the best stage of her work - one where she writes primarily because of the sheer love for writing. An excellent read. Book Geek Says The characters are fascinating, the world she created is very intriguing and there is SO MUCH mystery ... so much, in fast, that you just HAVE to relocate from Bon Temps to Midnight, Texas. Portrait of a Woman A sinster read for lovers of the vampire series to get their teeth into Manchester Evening News A pleasurable and enjoyable read...I can't honestly wait for my my next visit to Midnight Gav Reads It's fun, a page turner that you'll romp through in no time Piper at the Gates of Fantasy Midnight Crossroad is an unforgettable kick-start to a fresh and very exciting new series Fiction Facination Harris is back with a vengeance! TW Books This book appears to have it all Escapes of a Bookworm It's clear from the start that this is an author at the peak of their ability. SF Book If you like your soap-opera with fangs and magic, then this will delight you. Starburst Magazine An excellent start to what looks to be an intriguing and very entertaining series Reader Dadshow more

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a rollicking supernatural tale Peterborough Telegraphshow more
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