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"filled with multiple subplots, intense emotions, sizzling sex, and action galore"

Having escaped the hand of his captors, Edmund Fitz Clare and his family retire to their ancestral home to regroup and recharge. Convinced that he still poses a threat to his family after suddenly acquiring Elder status and not fully capable of controlling his powers, Edmund has emotionally cut himself off from his fiancée, Estelle. This begins to make Edmund highly unsteady and Estelle is left with no choice but to call on one of Edmund's old friends -- and lovers -- to help sort things out.

On top of all this, the rogue vampires who kidnapped Edmund (see Breaking Midnight) have since crossed to America to begin their killing spree anew and continue in their quest for world dominance. After Edward's oldest son -- and newly turned vampire -- Graham, finds out that his one-time lover, Pen has been attacked, he and his family depart for America at once. Now they are on the trail of two ruthless vampires who have found a way to make themselves not only stronger but also more dangerous than ever before.

Can Edmund find peace within himself to save what ultimately could cost him his life, and can Graham and Pen overcome their insecurities to face the growing love that they have for one another? As before with the two previous books in this trilogy, Saving Midnight is filled with multiple subplots, intense emotions, sizzling sex, and action galore. And also as noted in my other review, though this book could be read as a standalone, it is best read as part of the trilogy to achieve the full effect of what has taken place and what is happening overall. I never fail to thoroughly enjoy reading one of Ms. Holly's novels and this book was no exception.

Reviewed by Mippy Carlson
Posted August 6, 2009

SUMMARY

Graham Fitz Clare became a vampire to save his adoptive father from a deadly enemy. Sadly, the price of that rescue may have been too high. Edmund’s captors are at large again, and are amassing the sort of power that could make them unstoppable. In the end, the love the Fitz Clares share with each other could be all that stands between them and a desperate storm of destruction.

Genre: Paranormal Romance, Vampire, Sensual, Historical 1930's

From the author's website:
Midnight books (vampire/shapeshifter, varying time periods, very steamy romance, linked, can be read alone, but probably more enjoyable read in order)

Fantasy (anthology)
Catching Midnight
Hunting Midnight
Hot Blooded (anthology)
Courting Midnight

Tightly connected trilogy featuring Edmund Fitz Clare
Kissing Midnight
Breaking Midnight
Saving Midnight

Tightly connected duology featuring Christian Durand (coming in Nov 2010/Jan 2011)
Devil at Midnight
Angel at Noon

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Saving Midnight
(Midnight: Book 8 / The Fitz Clare Chronicles: Book 3)
by Emma Holly

Berkley Pub Group
August 1, 2009
Available: August 4, 2009
ISBN #0425229041
EAN #9780425229040
320 pages
Paperback
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Other Books by
Emma Holly

Three to Tango
Angel at Dawn
Devil at Midnight
Breaking Midnight
Kissing Midnight
Demon's Fire
Beyond the Dark
Fairyville
Demon's Delight
Heat of the Night
Hot Spell
Prince of Ice
All U Can Eat
Courting Midnight
The Demon's Daughter
Strange Attractions
Hot Blooded
Cooking Up a Storm
Personal Assets
Hunting Midnight
Catching Midnight
Beyond Seduction
Fantasy
Personal Assets
Beyond Innocence
Menage
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