Midnight Crossroad

Midnight Crossroad

Book - 2014
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free2bme0611
Sep 19, 2017

Didn't like the tv show, which is streaming now on Hulu , but love the books

katbee Aug 19, 2017

I like the new tv show for this series so I was very eager to read the book. The writing style was a bit simple but I soon got wrapped up in the characters and forgot about it. It was a quick , easy read and I enjoyed the twists. I'm looking forward the next book in the series.

kirstd31 Aug 04, 2017

I decided to read this because I loved the Sookie books and there is a television show. The book was pretty good. The characters are very interesting. The story progressed well and I could not figure out who the killer was. I will be reading the next book.

Lbrgirl4life Jul 22, 2017

If you love books with characters who are supernatural you will love this book.

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GAI1776
May 14, 2017

Just finished and I loved it, hope the series will be just as good as her others. And someone thinks so in LaLa Land because its coming on tv ABC starting in June as a series. Hope they were able to live up to the books, and didn't change too much.

JCLDianeH May 08, 2017

I enjoyed this lighthearted yet dark, supernatural mystery set in the world that Charlaine Harris created in her previous book series.

jabberbooky Oct 12, 2016

Just saw that this series will be on NBC in 2017 and is called Midnight, Texas. All the action takes place in a small town inhabited by vampires, angels, werewolves, and psychics. You can get a jump on the show by reading this one as well as Day Shift and Night Shift.

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tikirose
Jul 26, 2016

The first book in the Charlaine Harris "Midnight, TX" series.This was a reread for me, I enjoyed all the hints about characters that are developed more fully in the next two books. A good light-summer-reading book.

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teachlovehunt
Mar 04, 2016

This was an easy read, but felt a little forced. Good enough to finish, but I won't be picking up the next in the series.

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finn75
Dec 13, 2015

An easy read with plenty of interesting characters you end up wanting to know more about. I have already put a hold on the next one it he series!

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barryandlinda
Sep 04, 2015

This is the first book in this series and I really enjoyed reading this. In this book you meet all the characters who live in this quaint and unusual town. Kept my interest from beginning to end. Looking forward to the next book in this series.

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22950004615357
Dec 16, 2014

It's like Charlaine Harris has lost her writing skills. Very mundane prose, the characters pretty dull. The plot is nearly non-existent. The only action comes towards the end, and even that concludes with an anticlimax. Why did she pick Manfred as her new protagonist I wonder, from all the minor characters she had created over the years? He's a nice guy and once you've said that, you're pretty much done. She doesn't make much use of his psychic abilities. A disappointment all round.

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BBurnett
Aug 19, 2014

read this book because of the author. Didn't really grab me, but will probably read the next, when it comes out, to see if it improves. A small Texas town, each citizen has secrets, and we discover a few. Features Bobo, from the Lily Bard series.

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BBurnett
Aug 07, 2014

first of a new series.
Introduced to the citizens of Midnight, Texas, and they all have secrets. We don't learn all the secrets, yet, but I'm sure they will be revealed as the books progress.
Slow at times, but readable always. But, I think I like the Lily Bard series better (so far), that is mentioned here, by Bobo, the main character? in this novel

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nidofito
Jul 31, 2014

A disappointing start to a new series. Was hoping that a new cast and a new story would bring some freshness in her writing. Nothing particularly interesting or eye-catching that stood out in the book. The writing style reminded me think of one of the books by Crusie and Mayer but at least they had some humor in theirs which made them a little more fun to read.

LaughingOne Jul 31, 2014

Midnight is almost a ghost town and some of its residents are other-worldly. I thought the characters were distinct from each other, and I enjoyed getting to know them. It's a bit of the old wild west mixed with extremely private individuals, as seen by newcomer Manfred. I will be reading the next in this trilogy.

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z1699blackie
Jul 19, 2014

My wife tried to read this, stopped after 25 pages. I, on the other hand, loved it! It appears to take place in the 'true blood' universe...and I've always enjoyed those stories. Yes, it started a little slow, but well worth the time.

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BlueHippo
Jul 07, 2014

As someone who really enjoyed the "True Blood" series, this first book in Ms. Harris' new series did not disappoint. I will confess that I had a little trouble getting into it, but after about the first quarter of the book, I was hooked. The characters are wonderful, some with "special" talents, and the story is fun. It is different enough from the "True Blood" people and situations that I am looking forward to seeing where this saga goes in the next book!

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1234snoopy
Jul 04, 2014

Boring read, not what you'd expect from the author of the Sookie Stackhouse series. The characters were hard to become vested in so you don't really care what happens to them next, or what stories they might have to tell. Disappointing read, I might read the rest of the series if I had no other books available at the time. I agree that Aurora Teegarden Mysteries are much more entertaining.

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pkk
Jul 03, 2014

A wonderful new book.
Each of her series has a different tone and this one is no exception.
The story neatly introduces the characters and tells a story, but leaves a lot of questions and things to be discovered in future books.
It will test my patience to wait for the next books(s).

thunderingfox Jul 03, 2014

Yawn.
Love many of Charlaine Harris' books but clearly this is simply setting up another series. The characters are uninteresting, the plot thin.

Try reading her Aurora Teagarden series which is very funny and much more interesting.

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tbebb
Jun 11, 2014

Fun new series... a little of the down home of Sookie, small town of Roe, and mystery (and slight mention) of Lily. Ties all the series together and yet strikes out on its own.

A must read for Summer 2014

cleo6913 Jun 04, 2014

Was pleasantly surprised to find some characters from other book series Charlaine Harris has done in the past. Interested to see how this series develops

blacksheep_95 Jun 02, 2014

I struggled so hard to finish this book. At the end it finally picked up and caught my attention. I think 30% of the beginning could have been removed.

neshamah18 Jun 01, 2014

Deliciously funny! A whole new set of characters to love.


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