Alright so this might be a bit schizophrenic... Sweet Evil is one of those books that starts out pretty strong and just when you think its going to el..Show More »evate it takes a serious dive. I think this happens because the author wants to leave us hanging for her second installment (which I really HATE btw.)
This is a unique take on the Angel stories as its pretty close to what the Bible teaches. The most interesting bit being that God is actually involved. How many Angel books have you read where the "Angels" don't even believe in God? The answer is a lot. Unique for the win.
I really liked our bad boy, and I mostly liked our "good girl" heroine. Although, I definitely liked her better when she was misbehaving. By the end of the book I kind of wanted to push her off look-out peek. Though I can't be sure if that is the character or the narrator.
All and all this book was more then a wee bit annoying in its lack of progress. There is barely any action and freaking nothing gets resolved. NOTHING....
So if you don't mind some pretty gory imagery and LOTS unresolved teen angst then give this one a go. It really is unique in its genre.
After reading Sweet Evil, I couldn't wait to get started on Sweet Peril. I was itching for more of Anna and Kaidan, but alas, as fate and the sucky d..Show More »emons and whisperers would have it, they had a really hard time getting together. While I didn't like Kaidan for most of Sweet Evil, I loved him in Sweet Peril for the most part, even though he still had his moments of jerkdom, because I knew he was doing it to protect Anna. Kopano was great, but he just doesn't float my boat, and I was glad that what I thought was going to be a love triangle, which I do not like, wasn't what I thought it would be. I was pleased with how that turned out. The story itself is action-packed and full of suspense. I love the secondary characters in this book - they are all so well written and personable, but my favorite of all is Blake - I just love Blake. I wish he would get a spin-off book of his own.
Again, Sweet Peril was beautifully written and captured my attention from beginning to end. Anna had to embrace her demonic side in this book and became a somewhat of a party girl, but she still managed to hold onto that innocence that makes her who she is. I loved where the romance went with Kaidan and Anna and I loved where Wendy Higgins took the story. Thankfully, I had Sweet Reckoning to start as soon as I was done. I would have hated to have to wait on it.
My Opinon: A definite hit - hotter with more romance, the suspense is taken up a notch, and Kaidan - oh yeah....totally loved him. If you don't have it, I would definitely get it.
The only reason I didn’t return Sweet Reckoning was so I could at least have the satisfaction of giving it a one-star review.
After supporti..Show More »ng the trilogy from the beginning I am so utterly appalled by this anti-climactic final instalment I urge everyone to not waste their time or money.
Turns out ridding the world of demons is so simple that Anna didn’t even break a sweat!
I estimate the yawn-worthy climax took only 40min of the 10hr+ run time
So what’s Sweet Reckoning actually about?
The author is clearly a Stephanie Meyer type – so religiously repressed about sex she had to write three books establishing her protagonists’ undying love and even marry her off just so she could write sex scenes without feeling guilty.
Higgins actually has an angel come down for a post-coital high-five to make it clear this union was totally cool with god.
Yes, the main action of Sweet Reckoning is, literally, Anna finally getting some action.
How many times?
How many ways?
How many places?
Don’t worry - you’ll get all the details you can stomach!
Sure Anna is supposed to be ridding the world of pure demons but there’s sex to be had so she skims the bible on the way to the final show-down and hopes for the best!
There is no planning, plotting or preparation.
No training, scheming or strategizing.
We’ve spent three books leading up to a complete and total non-event!!
Anyone who has read the first two entries would be better off reading some free fanfiction then paying for this mess.