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Do I want to spend my summer with my vicious classmates at Bloodstone University - better known as Villain Academy? No, thank you. But I've got to find a way to tackle my enemies before they try to destroy me again, and the trail to potential answers starts there.

I've had it with taking the high road, though. Come at me, and you'd better believe I'll hit you back just as hard. Maybe that'll mean I have to tap into my dark magic instincts more than I'd ever have planned to, but I'm not letting one more person I care about get hurt.

That also means I've got to steer clear of the one guy I completely trust, or I might ruin his life, too. With two of the other scions vying for my attention and the last shifting his campaign against me in an unexpected way, I've got my hands full as it is.

I can't say whether I'll survive everything this summer has in store. All I know for sure is it's going to be a hot one.

Sinister Wizardry is the third book in a university-age paranormal academy series. Expect magical villainy, a tough heroine who bends to no one’s will, a dollop of steam, and a slow-burn enemies-to-lovers reverse harem romance where there'll be no choosing required.

©2019 Eva Chase (P)2019 Eva Chase

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The academy has never been more cutthroat

I love this story about Rory, Declan, Connor, Jude and Malcolm and the summer semester at the academy. The way the guys attempt to get into Rory's good graces and the mystery that is unraveling around the Barrons is amazing and spellbinding.

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great series

I'm loving this series. it's different then the other academy books out, look forward to the next one. keep up the good work

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Rory is becoming one of my favorite MCs in an RH ❤️

Wow, Eva is not pulling any punches is she?? The bullying in this one was pretty tough from a certain scion but I think things finally clicked for Malcolm and things will start to get better for Rory (in terms of the scion relationships). I thought that lake scene was so freaking hot, but what Malcolm did after....Rory's reaction was 100% justified and he better be groveling for a long time before she forgives him for all his crap. I think he was disgusted at himself and like I said...lightbulb moment for sure. Now in terms of the others, I am happy with the developments with Jude and Connar, like I love them so much I can't stand it. I think they finally see the light at the end of the tunnel and realize Rory is good for them. Despite all the outside forces, I can see them being her biggest supporters in the future. I really liked the summer project idea and Rory's idea. I enjoyed seeing more of her powers develop, see more about the world of the fearmancers and ways to go about dealing with issues/attacks/defenses/etc. I was happy to see Jude realize his mistake (that was an adorable way to make things right) and was happy to see Rory try and get back to normal with Imogen. I honestly will say I didn't see the end coming and I immediately starting listening to Book 4 because I was shook with that cliffy haha.

In terms of narration, marvelous job. I felt the emotions from both narrators, some hitting me in the pit of my stomach and making me disgusted with people's behaviors (drove home the point of the bullying) and some made me have to fan myself, not gonna lie 🤣🤣🤣. I thought the narrators did a better job with their counterpart voices (like when Meg does the male voices and Stephen does the female voices). 5/5 easily from me, now on to book 4 ❤️❤️❤️

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Better and better!

These just keep getting more interesting. Always wondering what powers she can use next? Who/what evil is after her now? Which of the boys will she choose or more than one? They all seem either like of dislike each other but not her. They fight amongst each other about their actions and how they are family and they should just get along.

Even though this is a large cast we get to see some new people introduced. Rory has some relatives and family friends coming out of the woodwork. Rory just impresses me already fighting to good fight. No temptation....other than the boys.

I did listen to this on audio. Meg Sylvan and Stephen Dexter are always a joy to listen to.

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Wow

The cliffhanger always got me! I can’t wait to see what happens next. Meg Sylvan and Stephen Dexter did an incredible job at narrating

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Another great book!!!

Warning- this books ends on a pretty big cliffhanger.. but it is soooo good!!!!!
So we picked up where we left off. Rory's mentor died but left her a key to help her get some answers. Jude did something so horrible that ended up in Shelby leaving the school. :(. Declan is still aces in my book. Malcom is still mean and I think Connor is coming around.
So Rory is going the summer school session where she finds out she must use her powers on the naries in a project. Rory, being the awesome person she is, does something unexpected with this.
The tension between the naries and the mages gets more intense in this book . The cliffhanger just about killed me!!!! I can't wait for the next book. As always I love the duel narration from Stephen and Meg.
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To find your way!

Great story! What would it be like to suffer through a school where young people treat you wrong! Find out how it's handled! Stay tuned and find out! Narrators were great!

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wow amazing

There are so many great characters within this book, the narrtors did such a great job on telling you the story.

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Summer Classes get HOT!

Sinister Wizardry by Eva Chase and narrated by Meg Sylvan and Stephen Dexter is book 3 in the Villain Academy series.
I love this book, as Rory does everything she can to take fear and turn it into something good. Connor and Jude have changed their attitudes toward Rory and are now trying to help her while Malcolm is still trying to destroy her. Declan is doing what he can to help her but keeping his distance at the same time. Rory is still trying to deal with Imogen after her betrayal but giving her a chance regardless. As it seems to be so far in each book, there's a murder and this time, Rory is charged.
Follow Rory and her harem of Scions through the summer adventure and see just where not choosing gets you.
I highly recommend this book and so far the entire series.

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Love this RH Series

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review. Now Im dying and I have to finish the next one right now! This one was so good! It ended on such a cliffhanger! I wasn't prepared. I love the narrators as always! I also love Eva Chase!

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  • Demetra Toula Iliopoulos
  • 12-15-19

A wizard of a listen for your heart

Wow this audio story will have you wondering till the end . Book 3 continues where book 2 ended . With lots of twists and a turns . Eva wrote a very strong story . Eva is a wizard with grabbing your attention and having you listen hook line and sinker. Eva wrote a story that will remind you of the university that Harry Potter went to . Some people are your friends but there is some that will try to skin you alive .
The Bloodstone university is on summer break . Rory needs to find out where that key that her professor gave her belongs to . She also meets one of her mothers best friend, a black suit , The police of the mags . Rory bonds with 3 of her scions , yes one of them is not Malcom. Rory also has an idea of how to protect the normal people from the dark Mags , build a building that will be just for them. Her idea comes when the school has a contest where each Mag has to influence a normal person. The idea for a building is going great till the other Mags but doubt in the normal people’s head . That is where Connor comes in . Also Rory finds out something about Jude that might destroy his life . And Connor shows Rory a secret that you never saw coming There is a lot going on because everyone wants to bring the most powerful Mag down. I’m just tell bits and pieces of the story

Wow what can I say Stephen Dexter and Meg Sylvan performance was great. The way both performed the characters were great

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  • Sara Fernandez
  • 06-19-21

Addictive since the beginning

Like the first two books, this was another fast paced story. I just keep thinking "why did it took me more than a year after reading the first two books to come back to this world?". It's just addicting. Magic, romance, mistery... what a world!
In this book Rory already has her full powers, and at Villain Academy she's going to have to put them to use to work on a Summer project. Along with that she's going to rejoin with her fellow scions and the dynamics change. And that ending...
It was really good to get back to this story (and as I'm writing this review I've already listened to the next three audiobooks in less than a week, so...)

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  • Mia Harper
  • 01-11-21

Addictive

Another fast paced read, full of magic and intrigue that had me glued to the seat, this series is highly addictive, I can't wait for the next book.

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  • Amanda S
  • 08-11-20

Can't get enough

This series has me hooked! Book 3 starts pulling together more RH aspects with many twists and a surprise cliffhanger! Can't wait to start book 4!

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  • inga
  • 07-14-20

Can’t stop listening!

I received a free audio copy of this book directly from the author for an honest review.

Can’t stop listening! In this book Rory is certainly working her way on the guys making them question what they have been taught and how they think. Rory is attending her first session of summer school with a very clever way of seeing exactly how people will act. Rory has such an inner strength that you can’t help but love. I’m really looking forward to the next book especially after that ending!!

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  • Rose the Bookgriot -Eros Loveless
  • 06-20-20

Holly Hell of a ride!!

wow too many things to unpack! I love the evolution of the characters, the change in their mindset and how the RH element is embedded in the story. The plot is getting thicker and holly cow that ending! I am glad I picked this series once it was complete. diving right into the next installment. Both narrators are doing a great job at bringing the story to life even though I prefer the female narrator. Connar's male narrator voice makes butterflies flutter in my belly!!

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  • KL Robinson
  • 06-09-20

The shock...

Eva Chase has produced another amazing book in the series.

Not adding too much of a spoiler here

As the guys fall apart and pull back together, there is only one more relationship to repair... Malcom and Rory.

But that last chapter the ending... Cliff hanger has no grasp on it. Did not expect that ending...

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  • L. A. Greenbank
  • 12-12-19

Completely on form!

Book 3 of a longer series is usually a tipping point for me: I'll either abandon, or in this case fall head over heels and NEED the whole of the rest of the series right freaking now!

True to form, Rory HATES the premise of the summer project, but taking her own slant on it seems to grow up, step above the petty crap her classmates are dealing to her and really step into her own power (literal and metaphorical). I love how each of the guys are beginning to come around separately, that she has a healthy amount of trust around Imogen without simply throwing a friendship away the way a more imature heroine might.

I also did NOT see that cliffhanger coming! (Yep, there is one - if you're a non-cliffhanger person then I suggest getting book 4 at the same time)

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  • Lotty
  • 11-28-19

Amazing

Eva Chase does it again with this brilliantly written story. The tension between Rory and the boys is so addicting. The story is full of more twists and turns. Whilst I have read all of the previous books in this series so far and thoroughly enjoyed them, listening to them is magical and really brings this story to life. I cannot wait to listen to the next book after such a cliff hanging ending.

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  • DRBlevins
  • 11-26-19

Love this series

So Rory is getting better at figuring out this magic stuff and she is on track to figuring out exactly who is after her. Some of the guys are turning the corner and I find myself actually cheering for them. I love the mystery in this series. Eva continues to keep us guessing. This one ends with a cliffhanger so you will want to pick up the next book right away.