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Courting Midnight

(2005)
(The fifth book in the Fitz Clare Chronicles series)
A novel by

1813, Regency England. Lucius White is the oldest living vampire in the world- a powerful, shape-changing upyr. But for the last several hundred years, his life on Earth has paled to mere existence. He needs little and feels less. . . Then a chance roadside encounter gives him the opportunity to assume a mortal identity, and Lucius experience the throb of human hungers with an intensity h can't remember having felt before. Taking on the the guise of a prosperous- if eccentric- local squire, he becomes a tempting prize for local matchmaking mamas. His attempts to evade them lead him to a most unsuitable object of desire: poor but spirited Theodora Becket. Far too attracted to conform to the expectations of polite society, he uses his vampire thrall to bring them both indescribable ecstasy. Soon, despite a thousand years of ennui, Lucius is ablaze, and impossibly powerful upyr in love. The question becomes, can any woman trust a man whose passion can't withstand the light of day?


Hardback Editions

2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: Courting Midnight
Author(s): Emma Holly
ISBN: 0-7394-5952-X / 978-0-7394-5952-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley Publishing NY 2005
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Paperback Editions

October 2005 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Courting Midnight (The Upyr Series, Book 5) (Berkley Sensation)
Author(s): Emma Holly
ISBN: 0-425-20632-7 / 978-0-425-20632-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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Kindle Editions

October 2005 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Courting Midnight (Upyr Book 3)
Author(s): Emma Holly
Publisher: Berkley
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