ARC Review: Midnight’s Promise by Donna Grant

Posted October 30, 2013 by Annie in Reviews / 0 Comments

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review.
This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
ARC Review: Midnight’s Promise by Donna Grant
Midnight's Promise
by Donna Grant

3.5 Stars

BOOK INFO


Released: October 29, 2013
Series: Dark Warriors #8
Published by St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages: 451
Format: ARC
 

 

 

MIDNIGHT’S PROMISE is a sensual, erotic play of magic and mayhem. This series continues to evolve in astonishingly unique ways.  ~ Under the Covers

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 in which magic and evil can be contained. As she enters the home of a key character in this series, the stones speak to her on a level that brings so much magic to this series. Trust becomes a big factor between Evie and Malcolm and yet, neither of them are willing to take that first leap of faith.

MIDNIGHT’S PROMISE has a slightly darker tone to it. It definitely has more angst. As Evie’s brother, Brian relies on her, readers get a sense of her frustration and pressing need to stop the danger from finding her. Malcolm must somehow open up his own hardened heart and let Evie in.

The beginning was a little slow for me. However, as more of the story unfolded, I realized it wasn’t necessarily about the action in this one. It’s more about the emotional journey for these two characters than the physical. I liked the route Grant took with this story. It definitely keeps things  interesting.

MIDNIGHT’S PROMISE is a sensual, erotic play of magic and mayhem. This series continues to evolve in astonishingly unique ways.

*ARC provided by publisher

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About Donna Grant

Donna Grant is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the sizzling Dark King series featuring dragons, immortal Highlanders, and the Fae. She was born and raised in Texas but loves to travel. Her adventures have taken her throughout the United States as well as to Jamaica, Mexico, and Scotland. Growing up on the Texas/Louisiana border, Donna’s Cajun side of the family taught her the “spicy” side of life while her Texas roots gave her two-steppin’ and bareback riding. Despite deadlines and voracious reading, Donna still manages to keep up with her two children, four cats, and one long haired Chihuahua.

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I’m an obsessive makeup junkie and a compulsive reader. I like to call Under the Covers Book Blog my stomping ground, but when I’m not talking about books with my girls, I write New Adult Dystopian and Contemporary Romance under the pen name Ana Jolene (http://www.anajolene.com). I also work as a virtual assistant for authors. You also can find me as a reviewer and columnist for FreshFiction.com.

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