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Day Shift

Now a major TV series: MIDNIGHT, TEXAS
  • Author
    • Charlaine Harris
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  • Published: Mar 31 2016
  • Pages: 320
  • 128 x 199mm
  • ISBN: 9780575092907
Now adapted for television in SyFy UK's Midnight, Texas series - welcome to Charlaine Harris's bestselling paranormal mystery series about a small town where only outsiders fit in . . .

Welcome to the most intriguing mystery you'll read this year.

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 towns concern. The police, lawyers and journalists are all headed to Midnight, and it's the worst possible moment . . .
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Press Reviews

  • SFX
    Midnight Crossroad Sparkles
  • Civilian Reader
    A gently paced mystery with a supernatural slant, populated by endearing, varied and well-constructed characters....Definitely recommend
  • Backwards Compatible
    I can see many nights being lost to the wonder of Midnight. 4 /5
  • Sci-Fi Bulletin
    A slow burning novel which successfully juggles setting the scene for an ongoing series with a self-contained story.
  • A Knife and a Quill
    Fans might be sad to say good-bye to Sookie, but they'll be so intrigued by the denizens of Midnight they won't have time to mourn.
  • Following the Nerd
    Midnight Crossroad is another compelling book by Charlaine Harris. I love her storytelling style and the wonderful characters she creates
  • Carly Bennett Blogspot
    I was blown away by Midnight Crossroad. It's a wholly immersive, stunningly written adventure that I couldn't put down. The characters are spot on and unforgettable, the plot is exciting - the only negative thing is that I have to (very impatiently) wait for book two!!!
  • Sci-Fi Pulse
    The inclusion of a mystery that starts simply and then winds out of control so that no one can be trusted makes this is a blast to read. Everyone is your friend in Midnight, but you don't know everything about anyone. I can't wait for Midnight to come again. Overall grade: A
  • Fantasy Book Review
    If you have read anything by Charlaine Harris I can guarantee you won't be disappointed. If you haven't read anything by Charlaine Harris, then Midnight Crossroad might be the book to get you started.
  • Book Geek Says
    This gentle mystery shows an author confident in her writing and perhaps heralds the arrival of the best stage of her work - one where she writes primarily because of the sheer love for writing. An excellent read.
  • Portrait of a Woman
    The characters are fascinating, the world she created is very intriguing and there is SO MUCH mystery ... so much, in fast, that you just HAVE to relocate from Bon Temps to Midnight, Texas.
    Midnight Crossroad - featuring an oddball cast including a witch, a vampire and a talking cat - soon has you under its spell
  • Sci-Fi Now
    A promising start to a new series...once you've entered, you'll never leave
  • Manchester Evening News
    A sinster read for lovers of the vampire series to get their teeth into
  • Gav Reads
    A pleasurable and enjoyable read...I can't honestly wait for my my next visit to Midnight
  • Piper at the Gates of Fantasy
    It's fun, a page turner that you'll romp through in no time
  • Fiction Facination
    Midnight Crossroad is an unforgettable kick-start to a fresh and very exciting new series
  • TW Books
    Harris is back with a vengeance!
  • Escapes of a Bookworm
    This book appears to have it all
  • Starburst Magazine
    If you like your soap-opera with fangs and magic, then this will delight you.
  • SF Book
    It's clear from the start that this is an author at the peak of their ability.
  • We Love This Book
    All of Harris' trademarks are present - charm and wit, pacy storytelling and likeable characters
  • Reader Dad
    An excellent start to what looks to be an intriguing and very entertaining series
  • lesasbookcritiques
    Charlaine Harris' gift to her readers is unforgettable characters. Day Shift is a joy, another exceptional novel from a gifted storyteller
  • What Danielle Did Next Blog
    Sharp and clever, staging the perfect mix of supernatural drama with small-town routine played out by an irreverent cast- DAY SHIFT is a pleasurable read that will leave you wanting more.
  • Review Diaries
    you won't regret it. Midnight is waiting to welcome you in.
  • Upcoming 4 Me
    It's fresh, innovative and damn good fun to read!