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Forever (The World of Nightwalkers #2)

3.99 of 5 stars 3.99  ·  rating details  ·  1,215 ratings  ·  132 reviews
After being brought back from death, police officer Jackson Waverly receives the shock of his life: he has become host to a Bodywalker, a spirit that is reborn in flesh and blood, and part of a proud, ancient race that uses its extraordinary gifts to battle dark, evil forces. Jackson’s spirit is a powerful one—none other than the Egyptian pharaoh Menes, who longs to reunit ...more
ebook, 352 pages
Published May 28th 2013 by Ballantine Books (first published January 1st 2013)
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Blacky *Romance Addict*

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“One day she will be born into a woman who will not fall for your charms so easily,” Ram said.
“Oh, I but live for the day!” With a whoop he kicked his steed into motion. Over his shoulder he shouted, “Where would the fun be in an easy conquest?”

Amazing book, even better than the first one, and I have to say, it made me want to read all the other Nightwalker series :))))

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The story

*this will be spoilerish to everyone who haven't yet read the first book in this series*

In the previous book, Jackso
I am a fan of the Nightwalker series, and I liked the first book in this World of Nightwalker series. However the occupations and relationships of the human’s in this story require more suspension of belief than the supernatural one’s. Marissa is a Doctor. She went to medical school and became a Psychiatrist. That means that she is a extremely intelligent and driven woman. She works for the Police Department, so she is constantly dealing with the human psyche, especially the darker aspects. Jack ...more
figuranta m/m lover
5 Amazing Stars

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Forever is the second book from the The World of Nightwalkers series of
Jacquelyn Frank and i loved it. I am not a big fan of paranormal and i never
thought i will find another series to love so much. This books made me buy all books
connected with this series and i can't wait to read them.

At the end of the first book Jackson Waverly dies and he is being reborn as the host for Menes the Egyptian pharaoh and the king of Bodywalkers.

Till the blending with Menes is
Nice abs, huh?

I’m so glad that I finally discovered Jacquelyn Frank. (Yes, I know, I’m a bit behind in my series reading). I absolutely adored Forbidden, the first book in her World of the Nightwalkers series. As I settled down to read Forever, I knew I was in for a treat.

The plot picks up right where Forbidden left off, but this book focuses on the hunky Jackson Waverly and his love interest Marissa Anderson. Jackson is a K-9 officer in the Saugerties police force. He loves his job but is griev
Mar 23, 2013 Dela rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Dela by: NETGALLY
I've read everything that J.Frank has published - even the stuff under Jax pen name - and enjoyed it. Mostly because she really knows how to build a believable world that is so convincing and real, it makes me want to revisit it over and over again.

With this new spin-off series in the World of Nightwalkers, I had a little trouble with the world. I never quite believed in it and I have this vague impression that neither did the characters.

Usually when I get a new J.Frank book, I devour it in one
This had a lot of potential, and the writing style was decent. But no. Just no. Jackson/Menes is manipulative, condescending, and sometimes downright abusive. And then we're supposed to sympathize with him when his feelings get hurt? Every problem between the two of them was Marissa's fault - the whole point of the book seemed to be how she needed to change to be worthy of him, not how they were changing with each other. And their whole relationship was couched in an outdated power differential ...more
Monica **can't read fast enough**
Really enjoyed this audio book. Full review to come
The main problem with this book is that it is too short. And not in a 'oh I need to spend more time with these characters I love so much' kind of short. This book is too short in the sense that it completely misses any sort of discussion or resolution about the problems suggested by its plot.

This is a sequel to the book Forever which introduces readers to the Bodywalkers in the Nightwalker world. Bodywalkers are humans who have almost died and been offered a second chance as the symbiotic host
Apr 11, 2014 Yvenande rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: no one
Actually 1.5 Insignificant Stars

I was really dissatisfied with this book. It's not that it was bad but that it felt incomplete. I felt like nothing significant happened in the book. The entire book felt like a big argument that is repeated over and over again and just when something finally happens, it ended. You could call this book a character-based book but you never really find out why the characters are the way they are so even that was a disappointment too. I mean in the one chapter of t
Stacy {Texas Reader}
Jacquelyn Frank has an incredible imagination. She creates very intricate worlds. And I have to say she makes me really use my brain. A lot of authors will slip in to slang or "easy" vocabulary that you can just about read on autopilot. But not JF, she uses the whole dictionary and I appreciate that, gives my brain a work out along with my imagination.

We left off in the first book with Jackson dying and becoming a bodywalker. So what does he do now? He has to slowly pull out of his life as a hum
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Jack Waverly was killed in an explosion, but in death he is offered a rebirth...the catch he has to share his body with another soul, the great pharaoh Menes. Menes is a Bodywalker, a leader of an ancient race that co-exist inside another human. Menes and his queen Hatshepsut have decided to return to the mortal world once again and Menes must find another vessel, human to host his queens soul.

Jack is a police officer and has recently lost his K9 partner. Jack is obsessing over the hot Dr. Ander

Jacquelyn Frank has returned to the world of the Nightwalkers. Forever is book two of her Bodywalkers leg of the Nightwalkers. I am beginning to believe that she will be telling the story of each Nightwalker Species then gradually tie them all together. This is beginning to get really interesting as we have heard from the Demons, the Shifters, the Vamps, the Shadowdwellers and now are getting some inside peaks into the lives of the Bodydwellers that leaves seven species unaccounted for... hmmmm.
Barbara Ann
Forever picks up right where the first book in the series Forbidden ends. King Menes has been incarnated through Jackson Waverly, a police officer, who was introduced in Forbidden. It is ideal to start the series at the beginning, but Frank provides enough exposition throughout this second book for readers to become comfortable with the storyline and ongoing conflicts.

Jackson and Menes have gone through the process of blending and, now, along with fighting against his enemies, one of Menes’ pri
Romanticamente Fantasy Sito
Questo libro è stato recensito per Romanticamente Fantasy Sito da Ayliss 72:

La canzone diceva “… confusa e felice…”, io dopo questo secondo libro della serie The World of Nightwalkers della Frank la cambierei in “… delusa e perplessa…”; una sorta di doccia fredda, visto il mio entusiasmo dopo aver letto Forbidden, il libro precedente.

Il libro è molto incentrato sulle figure di Menes, Jackson e Marissa, in quello che praticamente diventa quasi un ménage a trois, nonostante il professato amore ete
I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This review originally appeared on my blog, Books Without Any Pictures:

Police officer Jackson Waverly has recently been brought back from death by becoming a Bodywalker. This means that his body is shared by the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Menes, and the two souls are blended together into one. Part of the reason why Jackson wanted a second chance at life is because of his feelings for Mari
An unbelievable night changed Officer Jackson Waverly's life in a big way. First, he died in a huge battle while trying to protect his younger sister and then he came back again, but this time he isn't alone. Jackson came back as a host to the leader of the Politic Bodywalkers, the Egyptian pharaoh Menes. Jackson is willing to keep his obligation to Menes, but he also just can't quite walk away from the woman he has silently loved for a while now. Menes, understanding this type of love, has slow ...more
C.C. Baker
After reading this book I realized that it is part of a series. I like that you can read it by itself. It was not what I usually think of as Paranormal, bit I loved the strong characters of Marissa and Jackson. This has a lot of what we look for in a good book Suspense, Intrigue, Hot Love scenes. This book will make you look forward to the rest of the series.
Tia Bach
Jackson's life as a cop has prepared him to face evils, but he now faces a new world as a Bodywalker. Like his sister, Docia, he is given a choice and comes back from death sharing his body with the Egyptian pharaoh, Menes.

Menes needs to bring his queen back, and Jackson realizes he is falling for Marissa, his former shrink. But for her to be queen, and a love the two men would share, she'd have to die and accept the same offer Jackson did. Can he do that to her?

Forbidden so detailed the fated l
Sara Strand
My least favorite of the three I think. I like Jackson, I don't know how much I like Marissa. But Jackson is kind of an ass who only sees things one way. But hey hey- Jackson is now a Bodywalker, just like his sister Docia, except Jackson comes back as Menes, the King. But everyone knows that the King is nothing without his soul mate, Hatshepsut, and they can't do anything without the other. It's like they are tethered, really. But in order for Hatshepsut to come back, someone has to die. So Jac ...more
Cathy Beckett
This story is Jackson and Marissa's story. It picks up where Forbidden left off.

Jackson has just died and gone to the Ether where he is given a second chance at life by Menes--the Scorpian King. Jackson accepts his second chance.

Marissa had dreamed that Jackson had died in her arms but he is very much alive. She fears her love for him because she fears losing control.

Jackson loves Marissa and comes back for his second chance. He and Menes wants Marissa to host a Bodywalker. They want her to ho
For this being about Menes and Hatshepsut, I was surprised at how little they were in this story. Maybe the next one.

This story focused on Menes/Jackson and Marissa. She is finally acknowledging her feelings for Jackson, if only to herself. She struggles with all the reasons she shouldn't be with him instead of even thinking of any reasons she should be with him. And then she finds out about the whole Bodywalker thing, and is sure Jackson has lost it.

It felt long, but an interesting part of th
Maybe 2.5 stars...because I smiled here and there.
Picking up about three weeks after Forbidden, Jackson is living out the remainder of his human life as well as he can while still trying to live in anonymity amongst his coworkers. He's able to still be in the sun for some time yet because when Menes first appeared he used way too much power and it's taking longer for their blending to progress. Docia and Ram have gone ahead to New Mexico and are taking care of running things until Jackson goes t
Forever is the second book in the World of Nightwalker series, picking up right where the first book left off. This time the focus is on Jackson and Marissa. Jackson and Marissa have always had an attraction to one another, but there professional situation has always kept them from showing their true feelings. Now that Jackson has become a Bodywalker host to the pharaoh King Menes, he gains the confidence and determination to make Marissa his, with ulterior plans to bring his/Menes’ queen, Hatsh ...more
Danielle Schneider

I received a physical copy of this book from the publishers via the blog host's request in exchange for an honest review and participation in the blog tour.

I got through the first book without too many issues with the four spirits, two bodies dilemma. I have to say, I was a little weary going into the second book, especially with the synopsis talking about having to kill the woman that the original host was in love with in order for her to host the queen counterpart spirit to his king. That j
Forever takes up right where Forbidden left off as the king of the Nightwalkers, Menes, returns. And that is all I'm going to tell you since it will spoil the first book if you haven't read it.

This book was even better than Forbidden as the book really focuses on the relationship between Menes and Marissa. I loved seeing them grow together and to learn to really trust one another. I just could not wait to see their happy after! I also really enjoyed some of the plot twists that came about in thi
Ryan Snyder
3.4 or 3.5

Ah, the brother. We meet again. We are introduced to Jackson in Forbidden, so I was a little bit used to him by the time this book rolled around. Not much, but enough to be really excited that he merged with FREAKING MENES. O.O Whaaaat?! The pharoah king from the first book who is deeply in love with his queen? Well, by now you have rad the description of this book above, so it is no great secret that the poor pharoah is still trying to reunite with his queenie in body form if you get
Paranormal Haven
Two powerful souls now share the body of Jackson Waverly. On the brink of death, Jackson allowed the soul of Egyptian pharaoh Menes to be reborn into his body so that he may lead his Bodywalkers in their fight against evil. Menes wants his queen at his side and believes the fiery Marissa Anderson will be the perfect host and partner to Hatshepsut. The attraction between Jackson and Marissa is undeniably electric but for Menes' mate to join him, Marissa will have to give up everything, including ...more
I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.

I have read all the Nightwalkers and Shadowdwellers books, but did not read Forbidden, Book 1 of this World of the Nightwalkers series prior to reading this book. Thanks to the author giving a great recap, I don't feel like it was necessary to read the first book in order to understand the plot line in this one.

Having read other books by this author, I was already familiar with her writing style and POV. There are things that I both
Jun 26, 2013 Angela rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommended to Angela by: netgalley
Loved this book, the second in the Bodywalker series. It picked up just a couple weeks after the first book, Forbidden, left off. I liked Jackson from the beginning and was excited that he got his own book, but he had such a strong presence and an unwavering sense of duty that he had to get his own book. Marissa was great too. The attraction they had for each other was like a living breathing thing that exploded off the page. I can't wait til the next book to see where they're headed in this war ...more
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Other Books in the Series

The World of Nightwalkers (5 books)
  • Forbidden (The World of Nightwalkers, #1)
  • Forsaken (The World of Nightwalkers, #3)
  • Forged (The World of Nightwalkers, #4)
  • Nightwalker (The World of Nightwalkers, #5)
Jacob (Nightwalkers, #1) Elijah (Nightwalkers, #3) Damien (Nightwalkers, #4) Gideon (Nightwalkers, #2) Noah (Nightwalkers, #5)

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