Vindicated (Fall of Angels, #3)
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With the pain of the past behind them, Jessica and Alex are ready to move on with their lives. But moving on is hard when it involves reconnecting with the family who wanted to send Jessica to an institution. And living life isn’t easy when someone who doesn’t belong is watching her, threatening her life, determined to take Jessica back to the afterlife she should have joi...more
382 pages
Published November 10th 2011 (first published November 1st 2011)
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Harman
Omigod! Omigod! I freaking loved this book...what am I saying I freaking loved this series!!!! This is the first series since I read Twilight that I have given all the books in the series five stars. This series was just so emotional. I really thought that we were going to lose one of the main characters at the end of the book. I was just so hysterical. Usually I would fling my book at the wall but I was reading my Kindle and if I threw that at the wall...let's just say my parents would not be t...more
Cathy Givans
Vindicated continues to follow Alex and Jessica in their quest for a normal, happy life together. Alex is still an angel, and the call from the other side is getting stronger. Jessica now knows that she can’t die, that she is more angel than human, but she’s still at a loss for how to use this fact to her advantage. Will the two of them beat death and find their happily ever after or will Jessica be forced to spend an eternity without Alex as he finishes his job on the other side of life?

WOW! R...more
Ria
The Fall of Angels trilogy has been by far been the most "different" Angel series I've read. :) I was a little hesitant at first but I really enjoyed this read. I loved the character development and all of the twists and turns in the story. I just love Alex and Cole! The ending was great! Not perfect but perfect for the characters!! I definitely recommend this book it certainly had a different take on Angels.
Prerna
There r only so many novels that leave me smiling and speechless in the end.
The whole Fall of The Angels trilogy was brilliantly written, and summing up all the three books..a wonderful story! a well deserved 5/5 star book... or rather , 5 million stars.
Suz
Last in the Fall of Angels series. The book doesn't disappoint. Still a bit tame but suitable for the audience it's geared towards. I think this would make a great film or mini series.
Amanda
Oct 07, 2012 Amanda rated it 4 of 5 stars
Shelves: 2012
The characters in this book are so well written. Through the trilogy you sense the growth of both the individual characters and the relationships with those around them. Jessica works to move on from the past issues she had with her family and reaches out to them. Alex works to save his mother. Cole works to restore the wrong he created in pursuing Jessica and Emily is still trying to save herself from an afterlife of the condemned.

The plot line of this book fell a little flat compared to the fi...more
Michelle Wong
Jul 07, 2013 Michelle Wong rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition Recommends it for: Anyone who liked the first two books
I couldn't help it - I needed to reread Vindicated as soon as I finished Forsaken. Totally alright that it's 3AM - not a big deal.

Vindicated picks up right where Forsaken left off - right after Alex FINALLY proposes to Jessica. We get to see: how Jessica's words & actions affected Cole; how Alex & Jessica fight to stay together; and more importantly - how Jessica is going to keep Alex from the Afterlife. All of my questions were finally answered in Vindicated, and it's bittersweet that t...more
consumedbyheavenlyfire
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Ang Meydam
I think this was a great end to the series. Story wise I really enjoyed it. Having said that I do believe the book could have been half its length if not for so much repetitiveness. It seemed to have on every third page about how much they loved each other, rocks in her stomach, how they needed more time. it started to get on my nerves. I thought there were details or obvious things left out or overlooked that could have been explained or made more sense instead of the constant repeating of fact...more
Margie Jimenez
Overall, I enjoyed this series although I did have a couple of critiques about the writing. In terms of the story, I found it to be very original so kudos to the author for creating an out of the ordinary angel story. In terms of the characters, the main protagonist Jessica, I found to be slightly annoying at times. She seemed a tad too intense as well as too syrupy at times. Seems like a paradox to say that but that's my perception of her and her struggle as a changed being and the crisis it ev...more
Maija
Well, this is a good and really interesting 3rd sequel to Branded. The book is well written and the pace is fast. I liked the story and all, but I think I wanted some more action, although it had it enough....I don`t know! I just...
Anyway, I totally liked what happened with Jessica and Alex through the whole story, even when they both were fighting. And the wedding and honeymoon! I loved that part of this book. The whole book is quite friendly and happy, romantic(bit unreal), but it`s YA after a...more
Linda
I was very happy with the series! Sure there were typos and editing as some people had noted could have been a little better. When I read a book I sit down to be entertained/transported to another place/time, and with these books--I felt it. Was more than happy with them!
Janille Dutton
A lovely continuation from the end of Forsaken! Jessica and Alex are finally coming together in what they desire so deeply. Nothing comes easy, however, and they must face several challenges, even death itself, to figure out how to makes things work. The depth of devotion, loyalty and love really make this story special. There was a little question as to how Alex ended up the way he did in the very end... The only heartbreaker for me in this book was the lack of editing...cringe. Quite a few tim...more
Kerry
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Liz
I love this series! I will definitely be reading it again. I finished this book in just under 24 hours, which is pretty good considering the fact that I have 2 small children at home.

What a perfect ending to the storyline for everyone! I couldn't have been more happy for all included. I really can't say much without giving anything away, which I don't want to do because I don't want to ruin it for anyone else. I just really love the relationship between Alex and Jessica. And I love that she come...more
Marianne
The weakest book in the trilogy by far. I personally would only recommend the first book, as a standalone novel.

There is a lot of fighting and personal sacrifices going on in this book. Jessica, Emily, Alex... Even Cole. And Jessica's role as a proxy finally comes in handy as Alex and Jessica stand trial before the angels at last. But my, my wasn't Sal's role awfully convenient...

As for Emily and her quest for redemption, I would have loved to see more moral ambiguity. And couldn't her sacrific...more
TaNia Wilson
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Laura Myrick
The last 4 chapters finally had the pull I'd been hoping for since book 1. I gave 3 stars because while I did care about what happened to the characters, but I couldn't sympathize with Jessica. I understood, but didn't agree with her logic of "it's not fair." Loads of people have love ripped from them, regardless of how desperately they cling to it, so that she was afforded a fighting chance is a blessing that requires big girl boots, not a child's whine of "it's not fair!" I enjoyed the pacing...more
Ann-Kristin
It has taken me quite a while to start this book even if I have read the previous ones in the serie. The thing is, the serie hasn't really been my firt priority since I didn't find the first books that exciting. Truth is, no character I've ever "encountered" has annoyed me as much as Jessica in these books. she was so whiney and almost threw love away becaue she desperately wanted to marry. How Alex put up with her is a mystery for me. And how she constantly keeps secrets from Alex because she i...more
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My heart hurt this ENTIRE book. I knew Alex couldn't stay... I mean I get it he's an Angel and does not belong BUT do I accept this? NO WAY! Cole helping Jessica was great. I hated him in book 1 and then Keary Taylor made me freaking like him again, well played....more
Jennifer
What would you do for love? Alex gave his life in exchange for Jessica's, now how can she save him? Add in some crazy family members, a few more dark eyed creepy angels, a bunch of door slamming and drama, and well, this final installment of the Fall of Angels does not lack in the emotionally driven plot department. Once again, the reader is thrust head first into Jessica's world as she attempts to reconcile her past with her present, and more importantly, her future...with Alex. But time is run...more
Carolyn Beeson
Emotional

Vindicated pulled me into its pages! I normally don't feel such strong emotions when I read, but I cried several times during this book! I enjoyed reading this series and will recommend my friends to read it! I kinda hope Keary Taylor will write stories about Cole and Sal! I would love to find out more about their existence after Vindicated! Over all great book!
Atefeh Cheunyoung
SPOILER ALERT!!

MY GAHD, finally finished the book, and I loved this book, So I gave it 5 star, this book is worth more than 5 star in my opinion. I am soo saad it is over, but the ending was sooo lovely I want to cryyyy, and Cole, he kind of made me like him, he changed, it was nice of him to help Jessie, and the pain Alex went through, omg, i feelt the pain, I don't know how to put my feelings into words, I want to read morree, but sadly this was the last book and as I mentioned I loved the end...more
Mandy Magill
Book 3 in Fallen Angels Trilogy

Time is running out for Jessica and Adam. They can't stop arguing over the fact that one wants to get married and the other is afraid that they will be sucked back to the angels and never to walk the earth again. Jess knows that she can't die, she is stuck to the earth forever and doesn't want to lose Adam to the angels for she would never get to see him again. Cole tried to help Jessica in figuring out how to stop them from taking Adam away, she must play their ga...more
Wanderlust
This book & the rest of the series where

I seriously cannot believe i had never heard to this until a few days ago when i picked up the first as an amazon freebie. It is the most fantastic take on angels and books have so much too them! Absolutely stunning series. I highly recommend them.

I am officially

Amanda
First over all I really loved this story. I was so involved in the story that I kept reading couldn't stop til I knew what happened. I thought I was it had a great flow and that the relationships for the most part great. I felt alex's mom could have been more developed so could have rod and ambers but it is what it is. The over all moral that if you keep up the good fight things will work out it a good one, and I liked the under noted part that even with evil in the heart great good can still be...more
Rachmi
vindicated is better than the others from fall of angels series. the story, i can't figure it out what will happen to Jessica & Alex until the last page. it keeps me wondering how's Taylor will end the book.
the characters, i love that Jessica is braver than before, no more moping and crying when she have problems. i like the way Taylor put other characters more story that i feel their are also important to this series.
and the most important thing, it is well written. in the end i enjoy rea...more
Emma Clement
A good end to the series. Much better than I expected, and hard to put down this wrapped everything up nicely while seeming fairly realistic.
Vanessa
I like the book and the ending (because it was a happy one, my favorite kind) but for me this book was slow paced, it made me feel gloomy and although Jessica was braver in this book, I think her character needed more strength and energy.
And another important thing: you can NOT get Malaria in Puerto Rico, maybe in another of the caribbean islands but it is NOT a common disease in Puerto Rico so a little research in this topic would have been good.
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Keary Taylor grew up along the foothills of the Rocky Mountains where she started creating imaginary worlds and daring characters who always fell in love. She now resides on a tiny island in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and their two young children. She continues to have an overactive imagination that frequently keeps her up at night. She is the author of THE EDEN TRILOGY, the FALL OF AN...more
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