The Vampire Diaries: The Return: Nightfall: The Return: Nightfall by L. J. SmithThe Vampire Diaries: The Return: Nightfall: The Return: Nightfall by L. J. Smith

The Vampire Diaries: The Return: Nightfall: The Return: Nightfall

byL. J. Smith

Paperback | March 16, 2010

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New York Times bestselling series

The Return: Nightfall is the fifth book in L.J. Smith’s New York Times bestselling Vampire Diaries series.

Elena Gilbert is back from the dead, but she’s come back changed—with newfound powers and blood that is irresistible to vampires, including Stefan and Damon Salvatore, the two vampire brothers who love her. Unfortunately, it’s not just vampires who are drawn to her. Darkness is infiltrating her hometown of Fell’s Church and is taking over the minds of young girls. Even worse, a demon has taken possession of Damon, causing him to turn on his brother, Elena’s friends, and even on Elena herself.

The Return: Nightfall is perfect for fans of the hit CW TV show The Vampire Diaries, as well as fans of the original New York Times bestselling series who can’t wait to see what happens next with Elena, Stefan, and Damon.

L. J. Smith has written over two dozen books for young adults, includingThe Vampire Diaries, now a hit TV show. She has also written the bestselling Night World series and The Forbidden Game, as well as the #1New York Timesbestselling Dark Visions. She loves to walk the trails and beaches in Point Reyes, California, daydreaming about h...
Title:The Vampire Diaries: The Return: Nightfall: The Return: NightfallFormat:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.37 inPublished:March 16, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061720801

ISBN - 13:9780061720802

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good book if you are able to put the serie aside It was good story once you were able to pu the tv show aside. Easy to keep on reading and well written
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sweet! I love the story line of this series and I am excited for more! Much more developed than the first series.
Date published: 2017-04-01
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Meh The first 4 volumes of the series were wonderful. When she started writing more after the TV show came out to bank on it, the plot went way downhill.
Date published: 2017-03-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from How is this all possible? Ok so at the end of the last book Elena was perfectly fine, although apparently brought back to life, now she isn't able to talk and floats around? How is this even possible? With no explanation and no heads up this book left me completely confused and felt like I was jumping into the middle of another story line. What happened? This book is completely confusing. The TV show is better and I don't know how much longer I can waste my time reading this series. L.J Smith either need to re-read her series and try again or re-think her writing and communication skills.
Date published: 2011-05-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I have no idea what's going on with this series. I started reading these books because I, like many other people, started watching the show and fell in love with it. That is a good piece of fiction. The original 4 books, aren't great writing, because LJ Smith is not a good writer, but at least the ideas were okay. In this book, the beginning of The Return trilogy, is horrendous. Anything that was slightly good about the first 4 is gone, and I'm not sure LJ Smith was thinking when she wrote this. I can't even begin to describe the things I disliked about this book, it was basically everything. Shinichi and Misao? Elena's wings of forgetfulness? What the heck was going on in this book? Elena at the beginning of the book was one of the most annoying characters I've ever read, much worse than her usual annoyingly obsessive self. Caroline and the other girls' subplot is almost interesting, but that is absolutely it. Skimming it to remind myself of the plot is just making me horrified that there is a book out there this bad. Do not pick this up, under any circumstances.
Date published: 2010-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantabulous I use to believe that Twilight was a good book until reading the Vampire diaries. I love this book so much that it took me 4 days to read it. I just couldn’t put it down. There was a comment that the book was slow. The person who made that comment is SLOW. I think that all the characters are all so different. It made the evolution of the plot even better. It took me two weeks to read the series and reading them back to back only enhanced my judgment. L.J. Smith is a fantastic writer and I can’t wait for more.
Date published: 2009-09-24