Friday, August 3, 2012

Review: Betrayed by Ednah Walters

Betrayed
by Ednah Walters
Release Date: June 5, 2012
by Spencer Hill Press

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Lil isn't just an average teenager. She's one of the Nephilim--the descendants of humans and angels--which gives her some serious psi skills and a mission for redemption. Just when Lil thinks she's found a balance between her normal life with human friends and her training to become a Guardian, she's warned that someone close to her will betray her. When the boy she loves starts acting strangely and one of her human friends acquires a supernatural ability, Lil begins to realize that someone is manipulating the people she loves... and won't stop until she's been lured to the dark side.

*A copy was provided by Spencer Hill Press for review purposes*
There are a ton of angel books out there, and they all seem the same. It’s really rare that you read an original angel book, and it’s been a really long time for me. This book was a huge breath of fresh air. It had a totally different spin on the angel story, with a great idea and perfect writing to top it off. I loved how Walters went right into the action on page one, and kept it up the entire book. The plot was really complex and very thrilling, and I couldn’t put it down. There was really good staging and story line, but there were a few plot holes, but, since they were just small mistakes, it wasn’t a huge big deal. I loved the ending and that it was thrilling and exciting.

The love story in this book is simply amazing. I love that Bran is kind of the forbidden boy with a dark past, and that Lil is totally kick-butt and can take care of herself. They really complement each other and it was so sweet to read about them because they really loved each other. They made for a very entertaining cast.

This book was vastly different from all the many other angel books in the young adult genre, and, since it’s the first in the series, I can’t wait to see what happens to Lil and Bran (especially Bran).


4 pink flowers

3 comments:

  1. Great review! This sounds like a really great book :)

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  2. I rarely get impressed by angel books because of lack of originality so Im glad that this one pulls it off I'll have to keep an eye out for it. Great review!

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  3. I got Google Alert for your review and thought I'd stop by and say, Happy you enjoyed it. Yeah, more Lil and Bran in HUNTED next year. Take care.

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