Dawnbreaker: The Third Dark Days Novel by Jocelynn DrakeDawnbreaker: The Third Dark Days Novel by Jocelynn Drake

Dawnbreaker: The Third Dark Days Novel

byJocelynn Drake

Mass Market Paperback | September 29, 2009

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The dawn brings new terror for the creatures of the night . . .

Those of her race fear Mira for the lethal fire she bends to her will—a power unique among nightwalkers, both a gift . . . and a curse.

The naturi despise Mira for what she is—as they prepare the final sacrifice that will destroy the barriers between the worlds. And once the naturi are unchained, blood, chaos, and horror will reign supreme on Earth.

Mira can trust only Danaus, the more-than-mortal vampire slayer, though he is sworn to destroy her kind. And now, as the day approaches when titanic forces will duel under cover of darkness, destiny draws them toward an apocalyptic confrontation at Machu Picchu. But all is not lost, for a wild card has been dealt to them: a rogue enemy princess who can change the balance of power and turn the dread tide.

Jocelynn Drake is theNew York Timesbestselling author of the Dark Days series and lives in Florida. When not at her desk, she is most likely to be found playing video games, watching movies, or hanging with her family.
Title:Dawnbreaker: The Third Dark Days NovelFormat:Mass Market PaperbackProduct dimensions:384 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.96 inShipping dimensions:6.75 × 4.19 × 0.96 inPublished:September 29, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061542881

ISBN - 13:9780061542886


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Intense And Sexy Great story with a tough as nails heroine and a sexy slayer who's supposed to be anything but her ally. Tons of action and twists and a crazy ending. Definitely need to know what happens next!
Date published: 2017-01-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Another good read Action Action and more action. **SMALL SPOILER** The only downside for me this time around was that I really thought something MORE was going to come between her and the Hunter....I mean I get that she is tough, but she needs some lovin :). The story progressed nice, and now that Aurora is out...I am eager to see what happens
Date published: 2009-12-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not as Strong as the First Two, But still Good The first two books of Drake's Dark Days series were action packed and this one opens with a bang (or rather a car chase) and a promise of another action-packed ride. It's a couple months after the events in DayHunter and Mira has returned to her home in Savannah. Unfortunately, she hasn't come alone - the Naturi have followed her from Europe. With the Naturi in town, the lycans are not safe since they can be compelled to do the Naturi's bidding. Because the Lycans are forced to fight for the Naturi, the nightwalkers have to fight not only the Naturi, but their formerly reluctant allies. As both the lycans and nightwalkers suffer mounting casualties, the uneasy truce between them begins to crumble and Barrett, the lycan Alpha, threatens to pronounce an all out war on the nightwalkers to cleanse the city of the Naturi presence. Poor Mira has been through alot already, but now she is at risk of losing her home or worse, her head. It is up to her, and vampire-hunter, Danaus, to confront Rowe and his Naturi cohorts at Machu Pichu and close the door they hope to open before Aurora, the Naturi Queen, can escape to their realm to wreak the destruction of mankind. Dawnbreaker is a strong addition to the Dark Days Series, but it didn't completely live up to its promise. It didn't have the same page-turning velocity or flow of the earlier two books. Also, the interaction between Mira and Danaus that was so great in the first two books is missing in this one. Danaus and Mira started out as enemies and have slowly been becoming something more. But in this book, they seem to just stand still or even take a step backward. This may be because Drake spends more time developing the relationship between Mira and some of her nightwalker 'family'. Finally, one of the things I liked most about Mira, is that despite being a 600 year old vampire, she has managed to retain a bit of her humanity. In this book she seems to be channeling more of her inner vampire. While I didn't like this installment quite as much as the previous two, it will definitely leave you wanting for more. And, there will have to be more, because this book does not bring the story arc to a close.
Date published: 2009-10-03

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