Midnight Marked by Chloe Neill

Posted May 22, 2016 by Jennifer in Book Review | , , | 6 Comments

I received this book for free from Library, NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Midnight Marked by Chloe NeillMidnight Marked by Chloe Neill
Series: Chicagoland Vampires #12
Narrator: Sophie Eastlake
Published by NAL on March 1st 2016
Genres: Urban Fantasy
Pages: 361 pages
Format: Audiobook, eARC
Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
Source: Library, NetGalley
Audio | Goodreads

As the Chicagoland Vampires series continues, Merit and Ethan find themselves in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse, where winning may require the ultimate sacrifice...

A vampire’s grudges don’t stay dead long...

Merit is one of Chicago's most skilled vampire warriors; these days, she doesn't scare easily. But she and Master vampire Ethan have made a new and powerful enemy, and he won't give up until he owns the Windy City.

With his last plan thwarted, he's more determined than ever to watch Cadogan burn. Ethan has put the House's vampires on high alert, but their enemy will stop at nothing, including pitting vampire against vampire...

In this deadly game of cat-and-mouse, the stakes are life or death—and winning might mean sacrificing everything...

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I switched between the egalley and library audiobook to get the book finished faster. I listened to the last half while cleaning the house and coloring. I was a little underwhelmed by the story so I changed the speed of the audio to finish even faster.

I’ve had highs and lows with the series, Midnight Marked was a low. I didn’t care about what happened for most of the book. I think I’m just ready for the series to end which is a sign that I would drop a series but since there is only one book left I’ll read it to see how Neill wraps it up.

Midnight Marked started to wrap a few things up to pave the way for the last book, Blade Bound.

I’m still not a huge fan of Sophie Eastlake’s male voices.

Check out Anne’s 5-star review

Review Breakdown
Narration (Audio)
Overall: three-stars

About Sophie Eastlake

An avid reader her whole life, Sophie Eastlake happily extends her love of books to her passion for narrating. She lives in New York, where she survives the subway grind with a book in her hand and drops in on every literary reading she can find, while on a never-ending quest for the perfect cup of coffee.

About Chloe Neill

Chloe Neill is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Chicagoland Vampires and Dark Elite series.

She was born and raised in the South, but now makes her home in the Midwest–just close enough to Cadogan House and St. Sophia’s to keep an eye on things. When not transcribing Merit’s and Lily’s adventures, she bakes, works, and scours the Internet for good recipes and great graphic design. Chloe also maintains her sanity by spending time with her boys–her favorite landscape photographer/husband and their dogs, Baxter and Scout. (Both she and the photographer understand the dogs are in charge.)

Review Breakdown
Narration (Audio)
Overall: three-stars
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6 responses to “Midnight Marked by Chloe Neill

  1. I’m super behind. I got through book 10, but it was honestly a bit of a struggle. I LOVED this series, but it was starting to become a bit lackluster for me. I had trouble staying engaged in any sort of macro-plot … :/

  2. I’ve read up to book 11. I still need to read this one. I’ve had my up’s and down’s with this series too and I’m at the point where I think it needs to end. It’s enjoyable, but I’m ready for the last and final book. Thanks for pointing out the finally book is coming next year.

  3. I quit this series a long time ago. I can’t really go into why because of spoilers, but I was not happy with where the series went. It wasn’t the original spoiler, but what happened afterwards that made me mad. I quit the series after that.