The Soft Edge of Midnight by Stella and Audra Price


The Soft Edge of Midnight [Keepers of Twilight] The Soft Edge of Midnight  by Stella and Audra Price


Copyright © 2007 by Stella and Audra Price  ISBN: 1-933563-91-5  First E-book Publication: October 2007  254 Pages  (also available through in  Paperback: 276 pages Publisher: Siren Publishing, Inc. (March 13, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 1606010379 ISBN-13: 978-1606010372) 

After a horrible ordeal and lengthy captivity, Illori Swain is resigned to wither her life away in loneliness. Then she meets Karsten Morris, a male unicorn she has been searching for, the other half of her soul.

A man of worth and a stallion of breeding, Karsten Morris sees Illori as his salvation, the love he’s searched for all his life. The luck and light that rule their existence finally bring them together, but everything worthwhile is tested, and fate isn’t against making the good suffer.

After escaping her captivity, free from the bonds of hell that held her, Illori is now hunted by two of Hell’s minions.

One, Sammael, a fallen angel with one foot in Heaven, is set on the scent by Lucifer himself. The other, Nybras, is a devil vying for Sammael’s job. Nybras will stop at nothing to get what he thinks he deserves.

When the devil cheats to gain his prize, Sammael must join forces with Karsten to save the mare Illori to make sure the balance of the verses are not compromised.  


Review: A thoroughly enjoyable read!

I thought it was great! Even after such a horrible ordeal, Illori manages to prove to herself that she’s much stronger than she thought. She may be naive in some aspects but she picks things up fast.

Karsten, an agent longing for more, finally finds his mate when he follows Illori’s scent.

Both have been stuck in our world since the doorway to their world had been closed, both wondering if there were other unicorns out there like them. Her sisters gave up hope, but Illori tracks down her only hope, only to be literally chained to Belial. She lives through horros while stuck with him, and it takes quite a while for her to be able to get past it when she finally escapes. Running into Karsten was pure fate, and I’m glad they find each other.

Sammael, who is sort of like a double agent with one foot each on the good/bad side, is sent after Illori to be brought back to Lucifer, but On High wants something different from Sam or else he’ll be sucked back into Hell. But Nybras, a devil with his own agenda, kidnaps Illori for himself, intending to use her to ‘up’ his status with Lucifer.

An unlikely pair to team up, Karsten and Sam chase after them to rescue Illori and get rid of Nybras, and while this is going on, Sam is meeting people along the way that is changing his outlook and has him wondering. Some things are beginning to have meaning for him, things that he never cared about before.

The action is great, the ending stretched out and superb, and the erotic scenes leave the reader breathless, pulse racing, and wanting more. Not to disappoint, there is more, LOL!

If I had to choose one character in the book that I adore, it’s Sam. And I’m now looking at caramel in a whole new light, LOL! Read it for yourself, I can guaranty you’ll agree.



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