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Rebel (The Fallen #4)

4.08  ·  Rating Details  ·  956 Ratings  ·  87 Reviews
New York Times bestselling author Anne Stuart, writing as Kristina Douglas, delivers the fourth novel in the Fallen series—in a realm of fallen angels and ruthless demons, an eternal rebellion is brewing…

A rebel angel who lives outside the world of the Fallen, Cain makes his own rules. Now he’s returned to make trouble, and he sets his sights on the unreliably psychic Ma
Mass Market Paperback, 374 pages
Published March 26th 2013 by Pocket Books
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Blacky *Romance Addict*

"You're a very bad man," she murmured, resting her head on his shoulder as he tucked her against him. He smiled in the darkness. "I'm a very bad angel."

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This series just gets better with each new book!
Rebel is an amazing addition to The Fallen series, and as before we have the hot, bad boy, jerkish, gamma hero, perfect combination :)))

The story

The seer Martha knows Cain is coming, and he will bring trouble and destruction with him. And apparently sex too because her visions are full of R-rated
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
I know, I know, this story is supposed to be all about Cain...and it is. But for me, this book was all about Martha! I really like her and through all the prior books, I've really been drawn to her and was excited that she would get another chance at happiness...but with Cain?

Cain is a bad, bad boy and he likes it. After falling, he fell in love with a human and then had the most horrific things happen. He's now all about revenge...even if it's taken him hundreds of years. Then, he meets Martha
May 17, 2013 Issa rated it it was ok
For me, this was the worst of the bunch so far. I could not stand Cain. He's manipulative, pushy, mocking, and just a jerk. I barely tolerated Martha. She's a whiny doormat. Cain has plans for something, we know not what, and the back and forth mocking of Martha and him trying to get her into bed, her resisting, then of course jumping in took up most of the book. We don't find out Cain's plan until the last 1/8th of the book. There's a big battle that only takes a few pages and I'm still not sur ...more
Aug 11, 2013 Wendy rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites, pnr, kindle
"Oh, I wouldn't say I'm a rogue." Cain shot back. "Maybe a bit of a rebel, but any society needs it's rebels.

And what a silver tongued, cheeky, gorgeous Angel Cain is. This is a fab series, not to be missed, loved it!
Frishawn Quinn
Mar 16, 2013 Frishawn Quinn rated it it was amazing

"Rebel" may be the fourth offering in the Fallen series, but the story found between it's pages needs no help standing alone. This story of beautiful bodies, secret agendas, meetings of the mind, hearts redeemed, and sinfully sensual sex, is heaven sent to say the least.
Martha is a strong but scarred powerful psychic, whose powerful gift to 'read the future' has help to save the lives of the fallen angels and their mates, who inhabit the secret world of Shoel.
When her visions warn her of the com
Mar 26, 2013 Erin rated it really liked it
I love this series. I really hope this isn't the last book.
Gladys (glad4twilight)
My favorite fallen angels series so far. Cain is sex on acid he will make you cry and beg for it. LOVE.Instant revamp I have'nt done that since Fifty. I love when you cant figure out a plot, a person or what they are going to do. Just sit and enjoy the ride.

Cain my description above says it all. He also is charming, teasing and a killer with an agenda to get vengeance. He targets Martha the mouse. Martha is a widow who is a seer. She thinks she is nothing and her visions are unimportant. He alwa
Aneli (Wonderbooks)
Jan 04, 2016 Aneli (Wonderbooks) rated it really liked it
Esta saga sin duda me atrapo y creo que este es el mejor de todos.
Silvana -SLiTsRead
Mar 27, 2013 Silvana -SLiTsRead rated it liked it
I had been looking forward to Cain's story since finishing the last book. Not bad, an enjoyable read, predictable ending.
Cain was an ass, hot nonetheless and I liked Martha!
Demon is still my favourite in this series.
Nov 06, 2015 Linah rated it it was amazing

I cannot express my love for this book, by far my favourite in the series... Not just because of Cain... I mean of course it's because of Cain but also Martha.
I didn't really care for Martha before, I didn't particularly like her either; which made me mad when I found out she was in the last book. But nevertheless keep reading to find out what I liked and disliked! (I have nothing bad to say about this book btw)

So...Martha, where do I begin? She's quiet and pre
Booklover, Indianapolis
(May) I was somewhat dreading reading this, since Martha did not impress me in the last few books. I admit, I ended up really liking her. Before this, she's been portrayed as a dishrag, a woman who barely takes up any space in the background, who was just there, boring and unimportant. Let into her thoughts, we discover that she is in fact quite an interesting character - a bit more of her backstory on earth would have been good, but we still discover more about her life with her deceased husban ...more
This book unfortunately didn't meet my expectations which is too bad since I really loved the last one and was really interested in the premise of this one. I still enjoyed it enough, and plan on continuing the series, but ultimately this one fell short. My primary issue was with regards to Cain and Martha's relationship and how they dealt with their respective pasts.

Individually, I really liked both characters: Martha, the widow, seer, and survivor, who is also always seemingly calm, cool, and
Jan 08, 2014 Amber rated it it was amazing
Cain... Oh Cain... How I hated thee. You are very bad man... But I'm so happy that you are so smart and know how to throw a huge ass curve ball in this crazy ass angel world!!
Loved this book!!! Ended up loving every single thing about Cain. I wish I could have more of him. So glad Miss "Mary" has her happy ending and finally getting some good ass!
Can't wait for the next book, just keeps getting better and better. Going back to the darkness, so I'm sure it's going to be a total mind f*^k of a b
Jul 19, 2015 Shen rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Paranormal, Fallen Angels, Dark, Intruiging
4 Sexy Rebellious Stars

“'I always did know how to make an entrance,' he said.”

And does he ever!

Cain, the rebel angel, is introduced with storm clouds, high winds, thunder, lightening and fire. He is formidable and is the catalyst that caused the other angels to fall in love and fall from heaven. He’s returned to Sheol on a mission, and it ain’t good. Millennia after Uriel killed the woman he loved, Cain is still looking for revenge on the one-time brothers who stood by and allowed his love to
Ashley Wallace
May 20, 2013 Ashley Wallace rated it it was amazing
Shelves: loves-of-my-life
This book was my favorite but I was getting nervous with only 4% left and I still didn't know wth was gonna happen with Cain and Marthy! I loved how a lot of secrets came out in this one we finally got some good answers. I am just sick of each book having a battle and someone almost dies and then they get brought back and they win. I want them to form there badass army and go kick Uriel's gray gew ass. Lol but I'm in love with these characters and I am ready for the next book ASAP!
Apr 17, 2013 Stacy rated it really liked it
I really liked this installment of The Fallen series!! It was the best so far. I enjoyed reading about the manipulative, scheming, revengeful, sexy bastard that is Cain! Did I mention sexy?? He has a way with words and he easily gets under Miss Mary's skin....loved it! Yes, you know the outcome of their relationship but the journey was fun.

Zara Chalgimbaeva
Feb 11, 2014 Zara Chalgimbaeva rated it really liked it
“So you want us to accept that we have spent countless millennia believing a lie?” Raziel snapped in a voice like a whiplash.
“Yes.” Cain’s own voice was cool and controlled.
“You tried this once before, the last time you graced us with your presence. You insisted we could walk through fire, and Ezekiel was fool enough to believe you. He died screaming.”
“Because he didn’t believe. Uriel’s curse is nothing but brainwashing. The Higher Power commanded us to become blood-eaters, and there’s nothing w
Rebel is the last published book in the Fallen series by Kristina Douglas. Rebel tells of the fallen angel Cain, who returns to Sheol after a long period of time, nursing the need vengeance and revenge that has been haunting him for a long time. Cain is the hell raiser, the angel that everyone at Sheol has a hard time trusting given his penchant for causing trouble and leaving a trail of destruction in his wake. When Martha, the seer of the Fallen “sees” the arrival of Cain, Martha would like no ...more
Apr 25, 2016 Annalisa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Paranormal Romance
The heroine has always felt like an outsider on the small island housing the fallen angels. Even when her husband was alive she never felt like she belonged but the older man had managed to make her feel loved, even though it was a friendship love. But now that he’s gone, she’s lost in her own head. Plagued with visions that are unreliable at best and dangerously incorrect at worst, she doesn’t even have the ability to help those around her. But when she envisions a man who will arrive on the is ...more
 Eden Creed
May 23, 2014 Eden Creed rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

I admit it, I was wary about this book. Michael has always been my favorite Archangel (not since this series--since forever) and I was disappointed with his book. So it's safe to say I was hesitant to read Cain's story.

I never expected him to be so irresistible, or for Martha to be such a strong and likeable counterpart to him.

The book was great, and the only thing I was disappointed in was the ending--it was a little too quick and to the point for me. Frankly, Cain should have been giv
CoffeeTimeRomance andMore
Apr 17, 2013 CoffeeTimeRomance andMore rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy-romance
There is nothing worse than being a seer with visions so unreliable they cause more havoc than good. Since her childhood in the human world, Martha has been cursed to see things she does not understand, having no hope of controlling. Can we change the last portion to read "things she does not understand and has no hope of controlling. When she is plagued by erotic visions of a fallen angel named Cain, she chooses to keep them to herself. Surely, they are nothing more than the dreams of a repress ...more
Rebel (The Fallen #4) by Kristina Douglas

I don’t totally love these books but I like them enough to continue. They are fun to read here and there between other books. This one wasn’t my favorite. After four books in, I was hoping to be a bit more invested in the storyline and characters. Cain is featured in this one. He’s an infamous throughout the course of fictional and biblical history, so it’s a tall order to create a memorable version of him. A number of authors do a fine job of taking ol
3.5stars really
With Martha being one of my least favorite characters of the series, I found this installment difficult to get into. Despite that, I liked that instead of one of the Fallen we are seeing from one of the females instead – and especially one that has been background only to this point.
As the latest scheme to give Uriel the upper-hand over Sheol the question becomes is Cain’s desire for revenge over the fallen of his own making or is he helping Uriel. Cain’s need for vengeance is st
Jessie Potts
Mar 26, 2013 Jessie Potts rated it liked it
What it's about: In this fourth Fallen Angel installment, Kristina focuses on the bad boy and rebel, Cain. He has ulterior motives and wants nothing more than to infiltrate the Fallen and take revenge. Martha on the other hand is a seer and is still mourning her dead mate, Thomas. All the angel and human pairings remind her of what she's lost and will never have again. They both underestimate their chemistry and, though neither wants to admit it, it burns deeps and bright.

Why you should read it:
Aug 21, 2013 Hbeebti rated it it was amazing
♡ Sassy ~ Amy ♡
Martha sees a dark force come to Shoel & low and behold Cain drops in all engulfed in flame making his grand entrance. He has a score to settle because Uriel Killed his pregnant wife & his baby while all of the fallen stood & watched doing nothing! Great premise! And he was going to use Martha who wouldn't fall for his crap to do it!

well… this one was my favorite, but the last chapter blew it all to hell with a 5 star rating. I mean how stupid could the relationship between Martha an
Clayton Bidding
May 10, 2013 Clayton Bidding rated it really liked it
This book worried me. After reading Warrior Warrior I kind of felt like Kristina was falling into too many patterns. A weak/damaged/self-unaware woman has a dangerous run in with a brutish angel who is stuck in his role as a soldier bound by too many rules. These 2 individuals always start out hating each other. They are in moral opposition to one another, but ultimately their opposites attract and we always end up with a "You complete me" scenario. Rebel was no different. Honestly I didn't know ...more
Thea Liwanag
Not as explosive as the previous franchises.

Raziel was one of a kind and undeniably the best among the series (for me). Not only did I find the whole notion of a fallen angel named Cain ridiculous, I also found the entire turn of events ironically stupid.

I mean, sure it's great that there's finally an answer to the whole quest of all the wives' immortality.. but, really? So the Fallen spent an entire millennium upholding make-believe traditions? And to top it all, why Martha?

Martha was not the t
Nikki Brandyberry
Mar 19, 2013 Nikki Brandyberry rated it it was ok
Apparently everyone hates Cain. Which is fine with Cain because he hates everyone anyway. Still looking to settle a score from years ago when the other Fallen watched as the angels gutted his woman. He now is infiltrating them in order to gain their trust and destroy them from the inside out. He was not expecting a mousy mostly human widow to a Fallen to capture his interest. Known as a lothario, he could have his pick of any woman in the compound. Even the mated ones. Martha, the seer, provides ...more
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“I love you, Miss Mary. I’m no good for you, but if you’ll have me, I’m yours. Forever.” 3 likes
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