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Day Shift

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Publisher's Summary

Welcome to Midnight, Texas. It's a quiet little town, perched at the junction between Davy Road and Witch Light Road, and it's easy to miss. With its boarded-up windows, single traffic light, and sleepy air, there's nothing special about Midnight...which is exactly how the residents like it.

So when the news comes that a new owner plans to renovate the run-down, abandoned old hotel in town, it's not met with pleasure. Who would want to come to Midnight, with its handful of shops, the Home Cookin diner, and quiet residents - and why? But there are bigger problems in the air.

When Manfred Bernado, the newest resident in town, is swept up in a deadly investigation, suddenly the hotel and its residents are the least of the town's concern. The police, lawyers, and journalists are all headed to Midnight, and it's the worst possible moment....

©2015 Charlaine Harris, Inc (P)2015 Recorded Books

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    Robyn 13/03/2016
    Robyn 13/03/2016 Member Since 2017

    I get bored quickly so take ages choosing my books. Preferred authors are Sanderson and Abercrombie, with Pacey or Degas as narrator. Happy!

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    "More entertainment"

    Book 2 of the series, provides more entertainment from the residents of Midnight.

    We're getting to know the characters a little better, and a few more secrets are revealed, although there is certainly more to come...... Also, a couple of familiar faces from Bon Temps pop in.

    Mr Snuggly might just be stealing the show for me - the narration, plus his attitude, always makes me grin in those scenes (perhaps I'm just easily entertained!?).

    I hope the series continues with this pace and humour. Although it is somewhat predictable (especially if you've read the True Blood series), it's still good, fun stuff, and a nice dose of light-hearted entertainment is exactly what I was in the mood for.

    (nb- this is one of those series which although you could get away with joining midway through, you'd be far better off starting at the beginning to get the most out of it)

    Roll on book 3!


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    L 19/05/2015
    L 19/05/2015
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    "Disappointing"

    This book was odd. Loads happened, yet nothing really happened at all, and there were far too many loose-ends for me. It felt like the story should have continued in order to wrap a few of these things up, or at least explain them. To me it just felt like this whole book was solely about setting up the next one. As such it left me rather disappointed, and a little annoyed.

    The narrator was good. I particularly like the way she portrays Mr Snuggly.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    mr j w whiting 14/05/2015
    mr j w whiting 14/05/2015 Member Since 2012
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    "Another world is emerging"

    An outstanding 2nd instalment from the town of Midnight Texas.. The writing is so good you can feel the story as it unfolds. The narrative is good as always with the twists constantly coming you always left wanting more..

    The downside to this book is that now I've finished the long wait for book 3 begins..

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Clare 12/05/2015
    Clare 12/05/2015 Member Since 2017
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    "Perfect audiobook material..."

    I thoroughly enjoyed book 2... Well read & well written! Has pace, humour and a great cast of characters. Not overly complex, but gripping nonetheless... Perfect audiobook material! Just wish there were more books like it!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Kathryn McIntyre 11/05/2015
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    "Good fun"

    Good but left a few things unanswered. Reader was good and kept you engaged the whole way through. Worth a read.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Diem Marshall Chester le Street, Durham United Kingdom 30/05/2015
    Diem Marshall Chester le Street, Durham United Kingdom 30/05/2015 Member Since 2014
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    "Becoming my favourite Harris series."

    Another excellent story from Midnight. Satisfying in itself but plenty of things to pick up in the next one. Can't wait.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Richard Glasgow, United Kingdom 14/05/2015
    Richard Glasgow, United Kingdom 14/05/2015 Member Since 2013
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    "Best so far"

    The second in this series and the best yet. Great characters and good to see some characters from the Sookie books turn up. Excellently read and well written. I can't wait for part 3.

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    Heather Jean Jack 09/09/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Good book"

    Really good book exciting scary and thrilling all at the same time. cannot wait to listen to the next one

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    Zylpha E Reynolds-Wright 07/09/2017

    I'm the kind of person who can enjoy a book and if I really enjoy it - can start to read / hear it all over again! I blame the dyslexia.

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    "Cats don't speak with a lisp"

    Really enjoying this new series. But cats purr or growl words not lisp. Some of the laughter is coming through like in the Skokie Stackhouse series.


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    Miss RA Okello 28/08/2017
    Miss RA Okello 28/08/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Delightful!"

    I found this book very enjoyable, perhaps more than the first one. Bennet's narration made the experience entertaining and worth while. Actually laughed aloud at some parts. Will definitely give the next one a try.

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