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I thought that going after those who'd destroyed my life would help me move on. At the very least, that it would ease the thirst for vengeance singing in my blood. I was wrong.

With my guns at my side, I continue to search for ways to punish the one man who took everything from me. The man who killed my family. Death is far too good for him.

I want to make him suffer, to take from him everything he loves.

To that end, I need a code breaker, one who deals in magical glyphs. But in the hunt for her, I discover there are far more secrets to my life, and my blood, than I ever could have imagined.

Secrets that are burning their way out of the past and the shadows.

A promise dangled in front of me by the enemy of my enemy is too sweet to ignore. And I will cast all my cards on the table for the one chance that the promise he offers is true.

That my son is alive.

God help those who stand between my boy and me.

©2017 Hijinks Ink Publishing (P)2017 Hijinks Ink Publishing

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Exciting, a page turner, better than book 1

***This still ends in a cliff hanger****

This is a much better book than the first book. Nix have acquired phenomenal abilities, which make her the ultimate abnormal. Many secrets about Nix’s past are revealed, much of the information comes from her girls, Dinah and Eleanor.

Nix is getting rid of alliances that she was forced to make and putting everyone on alert, everyone is expendable. For the first part of the book, Nix, with her compatriots, Noah, Killian, Simon are either traveling to find the location or a source to get information about Bear. In the process, we discover more about the abnormals and how they are being abused. Nix tries to be accepting of “good” abnormals. Her previous method, was to shoot them first. Needing the resources only they can provide to find Bear, her son, teaches her restraint.

Every now and then she will have a 2 second thought of romance or admiration of a man’s body. I really appreciate that. Many stories are designed for there to be a romantic relationship. not this one.

There is cross, double-cross and double double-cross between Romano, Nix’s father, who wants her for his ultimate weapon, Mancini, the mob boss who manufactures the drug Diva; used to increase speed and strength, and Genzo, a mob who manufactures Ikimono myst; used to make more powerful abnormals.

Nix and Bear do get a moment to make contact, but it is not for long before the grandfather takes Bear away. Bear is very intelligent, resourceful kid. He is able to harness and accept his abilities without the difficulty of confusing, which could get him killed.

The ending is a great fight reminiscent of the Ok Corrall; good versus bad guys, more bad than good guys, lots of fire-works and a great a chase.

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picking up the pace!

Stephanie has done an amazing job of picking up the pace of this series. The second book IS better than the first! And yes, in this book you get to discover what Nix really is!

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Fantastic!!

keeps you very interested! well written and the reader is awesome!!

i would def read this book!

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Awesome Story and Characters

I was looking for a thrilling book to listen to and found this one. So very happy I did. This is an awesome story. Not too many characters to keep up with. Love a strong woman with powers. Especially with powers she doesn't know she has. They grow on her as she learns. The pace of the story was perfect. The descriptions of scenery and feelings were explicit enough to bring you in. The personalities were perfectly developed. The author is extremely talented. The story was strong and full. Couldn't put it down. The narrator was perfect. She does a fantastic job with the characters. Her accents are so believable. Loved the first, second and looking forward to the third.

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Awesome book

Love the narrator, fabulous Author. Can hardly wait to read the third book. I know it will be as great as the first two.

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Awesome sequel!

I can't wait to listen to the next installment. The story is action packed and such a roller coaster ride.

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Sitting on the edge of your seat.

This story will keep you guessing as to what is going to happen next. So good!

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so good! get this book, listen to this series.

if u r into the paranormal and don't get this book, u r missing out on a great series. everything is good, the plot and the narration. totally worth a credit 😃

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love It

Absolutely loving this series! I found myself not wanting to put it down. The narrator did an awesome job bringing the story to life. Can't wait I'm getting ready to listen to the 3rd book!

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SUPER!

Even better than the first! I can't wait to start the last of the trilogy.

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  • Rebel
  • 10-26-17

Absolutely Brilliant

Loved this book and cannot wait for the next installment! Can't find anything bad to say except should have been longer! Smart sassy interesting well developed characters fantastic read.

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  • Brendon
  • 11-05-17

book 2

in my opinion book 2 had more depth and entertaining layers in it than book 1. enjoyed the journey this round

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