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Wow…I am speechless over the final book in the Morganville Vampires series. I started this series from reading a novella how Eve came to be a member of the Glass House and enjoyed the novella so much, I started the series with the first book.
Daylighters ties this series up with a big red bow it seems. Although there is the option, if Ms. Caine decides, for us to be able to return to Morganville. As we were left in Fall of Night , our friends return to a Morganville much different than when they left. However, as Claire and Eve learn more about the cure, they find out it is not as sunny as it appears. There are quite a few references that tie the Daylighters to the Nazis and the allusion is quite accurate.
This mandatory cure kills more than it heals. There are some very tense moments during the story, making it difficult to put down. Another long-standing issue is the marriage of Eve and Michael. In this the town, it seems they stand united; a vampire and a human are not meant to be married.
The nature of a vampire cannot ignore its natural prey. Eve finds out only shortly after arriving back into Morganville that her marriage may be annulled. With the vampires imprisoned and miserable while the humans are overjoyed and happily living without fear, Claire finds herself at a moral dilemma.
She knows the treatment of the vampires is wrong. However, the town has been transformed — people freely walk the streets, well into the evening. People are truly living in Morganville without the fear that has hung heavy throughout their previous existence. Claire feels it is her duty to free the vampires from their persecution, but will doing so condemn her in the eyes of her fellow human neighbors? What is the morally right thing to do? If the vampires are freed — will the town once again be caught in the oppression of the humans as it was before?
As always, Ms. Caine, through her vampires and humans, addresses some very mature subjects. With the Daylighters, more than just the concept of racism but the idea of freedom without prejudice, the freedom of personal choice, the humane treatment of others. Caine throughout this great series has not simply educated us with these topics, but truly shown us the debate of what is just and morally correct. The political battle between the vampires and humans — the right to exist and the goal of coexistence is stunning to experience over the course of the last fifteen novels.
To determine what choice she needs to make in order to do that which is justly and morally correct. I truly must recommend the Morganville Vampires series to anyone one, from junior high a mature junior high through adult. Although there are the moments of teenage angst and drama, the overall novels are engaging and exciting. I find them hard to put down, typically, as I get engrossed in the plight of Eve, Claire, Shane and Michael. Daylighters nicely ties up the fate of our friends along with giving us hope that the future of Morganville is in good and just hands.
Although I feel depending on if something unexpectedly horrible happens that the story has been completed, Ms. Caine has the opportunity to return to this world if she so chooses. I must applaud Ms. Caine in her masterful care she has taken in the Morganville Vampires series.
Thank you so much for sharing this series with us! While Morganville, Texas, is often a troubled town, Claire Danvers and her friends are looking forward to coming home. Something drastic has happened in Morganville while Claire and her friends were away. And while it sounds like salvation—even for the vampires themselves—the truth is far more sinister and deadly. Now, Claire, Shane and Eve need to find a way to break their friends out of Daylighter custody, before the vampires of Morganville meet their untimely end….
Purchase Info: Daylighters Morganville Vampires I was sad as I started reading it. But a story of four teens can only go so long. She picked the right way and time to end this series. She can always revisit in a myriad of ways in the future if she so wishes. I was really satisfied and happy with the ending. Hope you enjoy it as well! Toggle navigation. Enter a searach query.
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I love your review and agree with every word in it!! I listen to books at work and these have been very entertaining and keep my guessing I read the first 11 books and grow tired of Morganville, I just wanted to know the end. It was an amazing ending, and she figured out how to give me what I wanted and needed for closure. My imagination will def stay busy with the future of all of my beloved characters and what could be next for them. I started reading this series when I was looking for books for my teen daughters. I got hooked!
Review: Daylighters by Rachel Caine
Wow…I am speechless over the final book in the Morganville Vampires series. I started this series from reading a novella how Eve came to be a member of the Glass House and enjoyed the novella so much, I started the series with the first book. Daylighters ties this series up with a big red bow it seems. Although there is the option, if Ms. Caine decides, for us to be able to return to Morganville.
Post a comment. Thursday, 27 March I cannot review this book without spoiling the others in the series. Read no further if you're planning on reading this series and don't want it spoilt for you.