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Night After Night by Kathryn Smith Review

Title: Night After Night

Author: Kathryn Smith

First published January 27, 2009

384 pages, Paperback

ISBN: 9780061632709 (ISBN10: 0061632708)

Rating: 4.16


As the protector of a magnificent chalice that sealed his fate as a vampire, he has been hunted for centuries. But when the beautiful and haunted Vivian finally succeeds in taking the chalice from him, he finds himself inexplicably drawn to her.

Despite her loyalty to a man who wants to destroy him, the vampire cannot resist her stormy eyes. But with the lives of his vampire Brotherhood at stake, he must step up to the challenge and use Vivian to achieve his goals, even if it means denying his own heart.

As the battle to end all battles looms closer, the vampire must choose between his desire and his duty.

Editoral Review

Night After Night by Kathryn Smith is a historical romance novel published on January 27, 2009. Kathryn Smith is an American author who has written many acclaimed romance novels.

The genre of the book is historical romance, and it is set in New York City during the Roaring Twenties. The book follows the story of a vampire named Jack Talent, who has been alive for several centuries and is now the owner of a popular nightclub.

Jack is caught in the midst of a battle between vampires and slayers, and he must protect his own kind from the slayers’ wrath. The book takes place in the 1920s, during the Prohibition era, which adds an exciting element to the story.

Kathryn Smith gives an excellent description of the setting, which is brought to life through vivid imagery and attention to detail. The characters are well developed, and their struggles are relatable, despite their supernatural circumstances.

The main character, Jack Talent, is a likable protagonist who tries to do what is right despite many adversities. The story focuses on Jack’s relationship with his human lover, the nightclub singer, and the slayer who is out to kill them both.

The plot is well-paced, and the suspense keeps the reader engaged throughout the story. The novel’s writing is beautifully crafted, and the descriptive language adds to its overall aesthetic appeal.

Smith’s prose is engaging and her tone is fitting to the genre, which enhances the experience of reading the book. The historical and cultural significance of the novel is also noteworthy.

The book touches on the social issues of the time period, such as sexism, racism, and classism. The book also touches on the topic of redemption, which adds depth to the story.

The novel has some elements of horror, which makes it an exciting read for fans of the genre. Night After Night is a unique take on the vampire genre, which adds an extra layer of intrigue to the novel.

Despite the novel’s many strengths, there are a few flaws. The novel’s resolution is rather abrupt, which can leave the reader wanting more.

Additionally, the book can be somewhat predictable at times. However, these flaws do not take away from the overall quality of the book.

Overall, Night After Night by Kathryn Smith is an excellent read for fans of the historical romance and vampire genres. The book is exceptionally well-written, and the characters are relatable and engaging.

The setting and historical context add an exciting element to the story. The book’s themes of love, redemption, and social issues add depth to the story.

The novel may appeal to fans of Anne Rice’s vampire series and the historical romance genre. I would highly recommend this book to those looking for an enjoyable, well-written book with an exciting plot and engaging characters.

Rating: 8/10.