Touching Darkness, Paperback
4.5 out of 5 (2 ratings)


The Midnighters of Bixby, Oklahoma, know that their town is full of secrets - especially since they keep the biggest secret of all: knowledge of the secret hour, the mysterious time at midnight when the world freezes, except for them and the creatures that inhabit the darkness. What they don't know is why earlier generations of Midnighters all disappeared, or why they are now the only Midnighters in town.

As they learn more about the secret hour's twists and turns, they uncover terrifying mysteries woven into the very fabric of Bixby's history, and a conspiracy that touches both the midnight hour and the world of daylight. At the same time, the Midnighters' own secrets start to emerge, including some that were never meant to come to light, changing the fragile dynamics among the five.

This time Jessica Day is not the only Midnighter in mortal danger.

If the group can't find a way to overcome their differences, they could lose one of their own - forever.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Fantasy
  • ISBN: 9781904233831



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The Midnighters are forging themselves into a tighter unit and now they find that there are other adults that know something about the Secret Hour. The Darklings have a plan and some human help, the teenagers have to keep themselves alive and fight the evil.Interesting but a book that really needs you to have read the prequel relatively recently.

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Another awesome book by Mr. Westerfeld! I love this series just as much as the other books he's written. (I also enjoy the fact that one of the characters has the same name as me... And she's a byotch. ;) ) A gripping and compelling story.. I couldn't put it down!

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