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Reckoning - the third book in the bestselling Guardian Trilogy...

With Maggie alone and on the run and with unknown forces conspiring against her, she is in more danger than ever before. As Eran struggles to protect her, Maggie unwittingly ignites the final battle between the Fallen Ones and Alterums, one that could separate her and Eran forever.

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ebook, 241 pages
Published December 23rd 2011 by Audeamus LLC
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Katinki
And... I'm done. :/ I hate it when I get to the last book in a series. It's depressing because I become so attached to the characters and their world.

1) again, I truly love this world. At least for me, it's different - unique and creative - and it's rich. There are still a few nuances, rules, and whatnot that I don't know (and would like to), but overall the author created a truly fantastic setting. A for that.

2) the two protagonists just stole my heart. Maggie was strong, willful, smart, tale
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Roxana
Okay,

So I just finished reading this book... And I did enjoy it!

I first came across this series several months ago when I was waiting for Fallen Eden by Nicole Williams to be released. I thought, Oh what the heck, it's $.99, why not give it a try! Well, let me tell you, I was glad that I gave it a try. I enjoyed it so much that I continued w/the second book Eternity, and then was surprised a couple of days ago when I discovered that Reckoning was out! I put another book that I was reading on ho
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Jodie
Phwoarrrrrr. That is the only sound that comes to mind. This book was fully made of awesomesauce!

The awesomeness started in the first page and kept going right up until the last word on the last page.

Magdalene (Maggie) & Eran were even better in this one, I didn’t think it was possible. They are continuing their mission to eradicate the Fallen Ones to eternal death to save the alterums as well as the human race, but also so they can finally focus on their relationship and just being togethe
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BookHookup
Celeste's review: 4.5 stars! I was eager to start the final installment immediately after I finished Eternity. The pressure was on for Maggie to defeat the Fallen Ones or be defeated herself. I wasn’t crazy about Maggie heading out on her own, she seemed a little foolish thinking she could take the mission on all by herself. I know it is something we see a lot in books-the heroine or hero has to do something solo to save the others. I’m just not a fan, but the rest was so well written I could ge ...more
Jen
So here’s what I think of the ‘Guardian Trilogy’ (may contain spoilers)...

I enjoyed reading ‘Fallen’, but for ‘Eternity’ and ‘Reckoning’ is a different story. It became boring for some reason. Book 2, which is eternity, is quite similar to Lauren Kate’s ‘Passion’ of the ‘Fallen’ series, which I find boring as well. Although I think Eternity is less boring, it’s the same concept as Passion. And how many times does Maggie and Eran have to say that they have this certain effect to each other? Like
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Katpoh
This book (and this trilogy) was amazing. I finished it in a couple of days and just could not put it down.

Yes, some parts were a little cheesy, but the storyline was just so well thought out that I looked passed the cheesiness and just enveloped myself into the story. Admittedly, I was kind of obsessed with this trilogy. When I was at work, I wanted to come back home to pull out my Kindle and finish the next chapter and move onto the next book.

I was so invested in these characters that I was a
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Daphne
Jan 06, 2012 Daphne rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: everyone
Amazing! Laurie Falter is a genius in this series. I'm talking about love, action, and suspense. Characters that are gutsy, herolike, lionhearted, attractive, charming, and pure evil.

We start with Magdalene who will go to no end to protect the one's she love. She is a tough cookie who turns into mush when she is around her loyal and devoted guardian Eran. Eran being very aware that Maggie is stubborn tries to keep her away from the war because her death from a Fallen One will result to Eternal
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Summer {is puntastic}
Don't get your hopes up when you see the near 4.4 star rating and gushing reviews. It is puzzling how this book, in all its plot-holey-gramatically-errored glory, can elicit such a positive response from the majority of readers.

Honestly? I don't see what all the fuss is about. What is in this book that appeals to so many people?

What pestered me out of all of the flaws of Reckoning was the sudden change of Maggie, the main character in this book. In the first book, she is weak, depending on Eran
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Stephanie Pangan
Wow!! Again, this series was amazing. Laury Falter spent very little time adding too many details or extra "fluff" to these books, as most authors end up doing (and ruining it).

This last book, was a perfect ending. I mean, although I had an idea of how the ending may be, I still felt every emotion along reading! Every embarrassing and frustrating moment Maggie came across, I felt as I read. Most especially the loving bond between Maggie and Eran, just the right amount! There wasn't much to make
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Marisa
I enjoyed the first two books in this series immensely, and I was not disappointed with this final installment. I love the concept of it, and the surprises that happened -- well, I can't begin to describe them without giving it all away. The one thing I wish would have happened was a longer reunion scene for some of the characters (If you read it, you'll know what I mean), but that was really my only critique. Although I wasn't sure I was going to be happy with the story, after some...events...t ...more
Denise
This was a great ending to the series and I loved it. I loved the characters. I would recommend this book to those who like reading about fallen angels and enjoy a large dose of romance and action. The one thing I liked about this series and this book was that it was more than soppy romance and redundant plot lines. The characters seem real and Maggie is just a great main character. She's strong, stubborn, and isn't afraid to ask questions or do what's necessary to survive. I would love to see m ...more
Elaina
Literally one of the worst series I have ever read. (WARNING! This review contains SPOILERS!!!!)
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First off I am a big fan of paranormal angel series. I loved Fallen, and Hush, Hush and Halo. So I was really excited about this book. But from the first chapter I knew there were going to be issues. The writing lacks so much in detail and in imagery. The pace is fast, which I have no problem with, until it goes so fast that you loose all of the necessary components to writing a well written book
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Ari
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One of the BEST series I have read this year! (DO NOT LET THE COVERS FOOL YOU!) Laury Falter, creates a masterpiece with her Guardian Trilogy. This series is the definition of near-perfection with a few minor errors. Fallen, is the first book of Falter that I have read, and I was mesmerize by her creativity, -detailed writing. And, she does not prolong the events and tries to stretch out the story! I love that! This is a trilogy and I am glad she did n
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Anita Powers
This book was the best yet, it was full of drama, action, love, heartbreak, and such heartwarming parts between Maggie and Eran. I worried about Maggie for awhile, afraid she was going to get hurt because of putting herself at risk all of the time. There were many interesting but upsetting parts in this book, I liked reading about Maggie going back to the past but I hated her visiting certain people's past, there were many parts that I cried like a baby. I could not believe certain things that h ...more
Sophy Sorn
What a great trilogy. I love Eran, he's so devoted to Maggie. She can be so stubborn but I guess that's what great about her. I feel as if the ending is a little rush and too good to be true but hey, it's hea so I am ok with it. Great books
Kylle Hardzog
All questions were answered. Need I say more? I have read quite a few books recently that have left my brow furrowed at the end with too many unanswered questions. This series delivered on a wonderful storyline, superb scenery and well thought out and developed characters. The author closed all doors and left no strings untied by the final word of Reckoning. This was completely fantastic for me. I fear I will spoil the ending of this most perfect series if I say anything more, although I really ...more
Fifi Shepherd
I haven't written reviews for the other two books because I actually read these a little while ago so I don't want to do them the injustice of a poorly remembered review. That said this review can be used for the entire series.

I did like this series, I read this during my, what I'm now calling, "Angel binge". I love Angels and Demons. I just do. Good and Evil is just so much more fun when they can fly!

Off topic slightly.

I was surprised by the ending but to be honest I was just really happy abou
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Adrien Buttram
I'm dieing

never have I ached, laughed, cried, or winced during a book more than this. I'm in love with this trilogy and I don't know what to do with my life now that it's over
Chelsea-may Nicole
As an Australian I am appalled at the way our accents are represented in this book. While I have enjoyed the series I am over the fact that the Australian accent has been so horribly portrayed. We do not say goin we say going, we know how to pronounce words thank you very much. We sound like absolute losers, bogans, low class and uncivilised. We are Australians. Not blinking cavemen. Eran had an English accent yet his words weren't any different. Maggie's accent was American but her words didn't ...more
Racysteed
As is often the case, this trilogy gets increasingly disjointed as it progresses. The characters lost a lot of personality and mostly just existed to further the action in the plot. That was disappointing because Falter has a flair for characters with a lot of authenticity. I wonder if she was under pressure to complete the series quickly. Overall I felt that this started with great inspiration and then she had trouble figuring out how to reach the ending she had in mind. The first two installme ...more
Stephanie
The last book of the Guardian Trilogy unfortunately was slightly disappointing. Don't get me wrong, I still liked the series overall but I was a little let down with the last book.

As the war between fallen ones and angels grow, the threat of the fallen ones magnifies as they unleash darker creatures that can send everyone including humans to eternal death. Maggie is determined to rid the world of Fallen Ones and to keep her loved ones safe but as she treads deeper into her obsession she realize
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Sil
The plot was interesting. Messenger, Maggie, bound together with a guardian, Eran. They had been together through several lifetimes, their lives hindered by their duties and the war against the fallen ones. Revelations of how Eran had saved some of Maggie's past lives were heart-wrenching. Ezra, Rufus, Felix, Ms. Beedinwigg, Campion, Gershum were all very well written that I could almost see and hear them as I was reading the pages. I had to take a star off because of some of the inconsistencies ...more
Jodie & Bree - Fab Fun & Tantalizing Reads
Phwoarrrrrr. That is the only sound that comes to mind. This book was fully made of awesomesauce!

The awesomeness started in the first page and kept going right up until the last word on the last page.

Magdalene (Maggie) & Eran were even better in this one, I didn���t think it was possible. They are continuing their mission to eradicate the Fallen Ones to eternal death to save the alterums as well as the human race, but also so they can finally focus on their relationship and just being toget
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Lisa
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Rebekah
I'll review this as a series since I have read them all. If you like a book with gaping plot holes that goes round and round and around in circles then this is a series of books for you. But I'm going to address some issues below so spoiler alert.

1. If alterums or whatever are good souls who have fell to earth and Eran falls and is an 18 year old when he falls (the same for Gershome in book 3) then when in Paris how come both Maggie and Eran are both children who were born with parents??? I thou
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Celeste
4.5 stars! I was eager to start the final installment immediately after I finished Eternity. The pressure was on for Maggie to defeat the Fallen Ones or be defeated herself. I wasn’t crazy about Maggie heading out on her own, she seemed a little foolish thinking she could take the mission on all by herself. I know it is something we see a lot in books-the heroine or hero has to do something solo to save the others. I’m just not a fan, but the rest was so well written I could get over it. Her per ...more
Tiffany
Reckoning is in my opinion the best of the three. I did not feel like Falter rushed the ending, rather she let the ending come out organically. I was very pleased with how this series ended and I would recommend the entire Guardian Trilogy to anyone considering reading it.

Unlike the previous novels, Reckoning begins with action and keeps up the momentum with ease. There was only one occasion when I felt like the book had done a 180 and everything just stopped. Even then I think this pause was ne
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Hazel
I enjoyed this book so much I couldn't put it down! I enjoyed how Magdalene started from the beginning of the book doing whatever she could to protect those that she cared about. While in the background Eran never leaving alone. The relationship between the two of them shows that they are both indpendent and strong but still need each other.

I also liked how Laury Falter allowed us to get a glimpse at some of the main Fallen Ones. I was surprise to see the real reason why and who Abaddon was rea
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Kim
I liked the series as a whole

I liked the series as a whole

this was my least favorite of the three, it was like it ran out of steam and when there was no where to go it turned to sex I wish I had felt the emotion that it was suppose to evoke when certain characters died the eternal death.
Tehani Waeyenbergh
I finished this series rather quickly but it was a nice light read during a break in my grad program. The ending was really interesting with its twists and turns. Some aspects were predictable but overall, I loved this series. I may have even shed a tear or two at the end.
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Laury Falter is a bestselling author of young adult romantic suspense and urban fantasy. She has three series out: the Guardian Trilogy, the Residue Series, and the Apocalypse Chronicles.

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Other Books in the Series

Guardian Trilogy (4 books)
  • Fallen (Guardian Trilogy, #1)
  • Eternity (Guardian Trilogy, #2)
  • Messenger (Guardian Trilogy #0.5)
Fallen (Guardian Trilogy, #1) Eternity (Guardian Trilogy, #2) Residue (Residue, #1) Birthright (Residue, #2) Savior (Residue, #3)

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“It will always be yes..." I whispered, lightly kissing his lips...
"I will always be yours..." I continued, kissing along his jaw line...
"And I will always be by your side..." I finished kissing his neck.”
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“I am in love with you, Magdalene. What I feel for you is timeless. And when I die, when this body releases me, I will find you and I will be your eternal protector.” 7 likes
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