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My name is Alexis Delaney, and I'm your average 17-year-old girl. Except I'm a Necromancer. Which means I can see the dead, talk to them, and help them move on. Well, I used to be able to. Someone has sealed the Veil. Now the dead are stuck here. And with the extra energy floating around town, the ghosts are getting stronger.

It's been two months since I came to Spring Mountain to live with Uncle Rory. And the guys, my five best friends, have done everything they can to help since. Things, for once, were almost normal; my issues with the dead had become routine. Until they all found girlfriends.

Now I'm back to hiding everything again. With ghosts leaving their haunting grounds at will and new people asking questions as I try to build my link to the Veil, I don't know how the hell I'm going to pull this one off. But it can't get that bad, right?

©2017 B. L. Brunnemer (P)2017 Tantor

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Still so good!!

I loved this book. It is the second book in the series but no less amazing and full of action. Reading this it can get really easy to get caught up in the emotions shown. I especially loved the point of view shown from the different boys at the end and how it showed true loyalty and love. Lexi is still a bad ass who doesn’t care about what anyone thinks about her but is still an amazing role model for life (except in certain parts where she needed her friends to help). I loved the emotion shown with Dylan and Lexi near the end (for those who have read it you know what I mean) and I even started to tear up for Lexi. This novel allows you to create emotions for different characters on your own, whether you want to kiss the character for being so amazing or strangle them because you just can’t understand why they are doing this - I know I have felt both. This emotion in my opinion is what makes a book great which is why I love it although there is a lot of swearing so if you don’t appreciate that then definitely don’t read this book. Full marks for me though, it is one of my favourite series.

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I have a question

hi, how come the boys voices change when the talking in their own chapters? bye

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Fantastic

Absolutely loved this book as much as the first one! Can’t wait to get the next one! My families jealous of my reading time

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too much swearing

too much swearing for my liking andn just wasn't as good as the first one

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the first book was better, this one fell short

I nearly stopped and returned the book. I didn't care for the first 1/2 of the book.

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YES, MORE PLEASE

Book 2

I love the long hours listening to the story. I so do not mind Book 3 and the author's future series to be over 10 hours long.

So Book 2 is a slow build with Lexi dealing with the veil, I personally like it because it leaves more story time with Lexi and all the boys.

Based from the summary we all know the boys have girlfriends now. (SPOILER ALLERT) So there lies the drama, it goes from one guy's girlfriend to the next. The drama was frustrating to listen not because the author or narrator did anything wrong. It was frustrating cos I wanted to punch some of the boys's girlfriend (I know it is just a book) and Lexi having to deal with the girls drama all on her own.

Although we know the books are majority based on Lexi's POV but at the near ending of both books, the author shows another POV from the guys. I like this kind of writing because it shows us more inside to what the boy(s) are thinking.

On top of that, Lexi also have to deal with the souls who are getting stronger. For a 17 year old girl having to deal with so many stuff and in Book 1 shows us Lexi had to be a grown up cos her mother can't take care of herself, so Lexi had to be the adult. Which makes her very mature for a 17 year old.

Anyway, I seriously hope Book 3 will be out ASAP please. I am looking forward to my next hit.

Lastly, I must show my appreciation to the narrators AMAZING JOB, made me so hook into the story.

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  • Killian
  • 03-06-2019

I'm conflicted

On one hand this story idea is great, I love the friendship between Lexie and the boys but this book was pointless. In the overall plot nothing happened, it's just subplots and silly drama that gets you nowhere (much like a lot of highschool lives I guess). The other problem I had was that it didn't sound like it was edited, like it was a first or second revision maybe. Just try counting how many times "burst out laughing" is used. Well over 100. And honestly she's not that funny. Like she can be at times but simple things people usually say is suddenly hilarious out of Lexie's mouth.

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  • lashana
  • 21-04-2019

Lexi needs to not forget her bracelets.

The audio performance is awesome!

If I hear “Sunshine” one more time. Also, girls don’t “Nut up”; that’s so crass. To me the story needs to focus more on Lexi fixing the veil, strengthening her power, and remembering to wear her protective charms ALL the time. To me, sickness as a plot device to have all the guys fawn all over her is just ugh. Leaves a bad taste in your mouth. Also, I don’t care how open minded you are, cuddling with five different guys is just not ok. Flipping pick a guy. Dylan’s behavior was understandable to a degree. I don’t think the author needed to ditch him in favor of love pentagon. I don’t know that I would continue series if it wasn’t in romance package.

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  • Heather
  • 29-04-2020

If I heard snickered one more time... grrr

The first book was interesting enough to catch my attention however this book did nothing to hold it.
Incredibly irritating. Between them snickering every five seconds and bursting out in laughter every ten on things that weren't even humorous had me gritting my teeth.
The author needs to pick up a thesaurus because I think she just learned the word snicker and used it about 500 times in the 4 hours I willed myself to listen. Here are a few alternative words. ' grin, smile, smirk, giggle, guffaw, cheese out with the teeth out' seriously just made that up. Come on now, so many different ways of telling us the characters had a good time.
Another irritant was how every girl was such a mean girl. Well if you know the guy you are friends with has a girlfriend don't disrespect her by jumping into his arms and consistently throwing yourself onto them in a flirtatious manner. Show respect to earn respect.
There are so many grievances on how much this book needed just a little more depth to the main character I could go on for days but kudos on writing it and I'm glad so many others liked it. Just not for me.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-12-2017

sooooo good

so good. it will be tourture waiting for the next. these characters fill my heart.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 13-10-2017

REPEAT REPEAT REPEAT

I enjoyed this second book in the series but I just have two complaints - too much unnecessary swearing and too many repeated statements. Believe me, we get it. Other than that, the narration is great and the story is still pulling me in for the next book.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-10-2017

Fantastic

This book is beyond amazing. The writing is flawless, the storyline is well thought out, and the characters are so believable. The narrating couldn't have been better. I can hardly wait for the third book to come out on audio!! I've already read it and look forward to intending to it.

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  • Theresa Galvan
  • 12-07-2019

ugh

The first book was great, finished it in a day and wanted more so started the second book and taken me longer. The author lost me when adding all this unnecessary drama i want more details about the other side. I started predicting whats going to happen next and got bored.

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  • 09-10-2020

more dead

story is a fascinating idea. but main character is too miss perfect. she can play pool like a pool shark, a singer, an artist, good at video games, fighting, rock climbing. unrealistic and unrelatable. listened to the first book also and just can not connect to her. The boys are more interesting

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  • Ellen A.
  • 15-11-2020

Dear god make it stop

I got curious about where her storyline about her abilties was going in book one, but I'm not even halfway through this one and I'm too annoyed to continue listening. There's only so much I can take in regards to descriptions of what everyone is wearing, their haircut/colour/style and how HOT their voices are..

I am so annoyed by the repetition of certain words in this book (words such as: snikkered, growled, groaned, smirked, shit-eating grin, smile/small smile/big smile, etc. etc.) that I made a LIST of all the words and make a mark whenever I hear one. That's a first for me!

The other thing that annoys me about this book, and it's present in the first book as well, is the constant repeat of the trope "I'm not like the other girls". We get it! She's not like the other girls!!

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  • Elizabeth
  • 22-10-2020

So upset I almost didn’t read because it’s YA

I love a good paranormal romance as much as the next avid romance reader and I almost passed this series up because of its YA rating (young adult). I’m so glad I finally listened to it and once I started I could not stop! I binge listened to all the available books in the series. I can’t wait for the rest of the series to come out because this author is awesome and she’s for sure going in my top ten romance author category (maybe even the top three) and my list of favorite authors is looooong! It is a very slow burn story but so totally worth the wait. The series drops the YA rating later on and starts to pick up the steam so that’s a bonus. I love all of the main characters and how positive and healthy their relationships are. No bully romance just wholesome strong friendships where they all look out for each other and the romance feels like it grows from a healthy place. The plot unfolds incredibly well and the twists and turns are awesome without leaving you feeling like you missed something. This just might be my favorite reverse harem series yet! I’ll read and buy these books as fast as the author can write them and even though I usually like to wait until a series is finished before I start it I would wait as long as it takes for her to write more because they are that awesome!

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  • kirsty kelly
  • 14-11-2018

Wow

I absolutely love these books!!! The narrators are fantastic and the characters are so loveable . Everyone needs to read/listen to these books.

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  • Marie
  • 11-04-2018

Even better than the last one!

Loved the book and the storyline is unbelievable. The narration was really good too. I still wish the guy was doing the guys speaking parts instead of just their POV but I'm used to it now.

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  • Julie
  • 20-03-2018

another great book

part two keeps you on your toes as the plot thickens and the characters draw you deeper into the story.

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  • Ninjacat
  • 07-10-2017

One of the best audiobooks ever

This series is one of the best audios I have ever listened to. The narrator has a beautiful tone of voice which is full of expression and life, she reads fluidly and her voice is soothing to the ear. So good is the quality and voice that I get sucked right into the book, it's relaxing and exciting all at once. The male narrator at the end also has a great tone of voice and it is nice to get the guys perspective in a male voice

I have listened to this audio on more than one occasion and will be listening again in the future. The storyline is epic and one of the best written series I have read so far

If you want a great story with a fantastic audio then get this one as to be honest it does not really get any better than this

Ten stars if I could

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