Midnight Predator

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Midnight Predator
2002 cover
Author Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
Cover artist Cliff Nielsen
Country United States
Language English
Series Den of Shadows
Genre Gothic, Horror, Vampire, Teen
Publisher Delacorte Press, a division of Random House
Publication date
May 2002
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)
Pages 248 pp (first edition hardcover)
ISBN 0-385-32794-3 (first edition hardcover)
Preceded by Shattered Mirror
Followed by Hawksong

Midnight Predator is a vampire novel written by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, published in 2002 when the author was 18. The novel was an ALA Quick Pick and “a must-read” according to School Library Journal, who also wrote that “the plot and characters are so skillfully intertwined that each one moves the story to its thoughtful ending.” Fannie Heaslip Lea’s poem "The Dead Faith" appears in the beginning of the book.


Though she was once a happy teenager with a wonderful family and a full life, Turquoise Draka is now a hunter, committed to no higher purpose than making money and staying alive. In a deadly world of vampires, shape-shifters, and powerful mercenaries, she'll track any prey if the price is right. Her current assignment: to assassinate Jeshickah, one of the cruelest vampires in history. Her employer: an unknown contact who wants the job done fast. Her major obstacle: she'll have to mask her strength and enter Midnight, a fabled Vampire realm, as a human slave. Vulnerable and defenseless, she faces her greatest challenge ever.[1]


  1. ^ Amelia Atwater-Rhodes (2002). Midnight Predator. Delacorte Press, a division of Random House. ISBN 0-385-32794-3. Retrieved 2012-07-17.