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Something Wicked (Wicked #3)

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You Sense HimSome refer to it as the Colony. To others, it's a cult. But few locals in the Oregon coastal hamlet of Deception Bay have ever been invited to the inner sanctum of Siren Song. Even the sisters who live here, far from strangers who might recoil at their unnerving psychic abilities, don't know all the terrors buried within its walls. . .

You Fear Him

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ebook, 384 pages
Published May 28th 2013 by Kensington Publishing Corporation (first published February 1st 2013)
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Eyehavenofilter
I just can't!
This just went in circles
That went nowhere.
Too many people,
Doing too many weird things
I just can't!
Áine
I really wanted to like this book more than I did, but somehow I found it difficult to get into and even harder to stay focused upon. I don't enjoy any book that I can easily be distracted from. I think the main problem was that it seemed to lack cohesion. There were far too many incidental characters and details that didn't add much to the story, and then in the end the characters that mattered most weren't really ones that were mentioned much at all. I had trouble bonding with any of the chara...more
Nichole
I thougth this book of Lisa Jackson's was really good. Her "Wicked" series deals with the women of Siren's Song, a commune like "cult" of women who have special powers. NOW although I'm not really into the paranormal/fantasy/woo-wooo shit, I do find, Lisa Jackson adds a great deal of mystery, suspense, thriller, and a little romance which keeps me coming back. The "special powers" are pretty much more like a 6th sense, they can feel danger, or see something that could happen in the future, so th...more
 Danielle The Book Huntress (Angels Weep For Goodreads)
A little bit chaotic, but the storyline about the Siren Song women (and men) is intriguing. I think I have to keep reading this series.

Overall rating: 3.5/5.0 stars.

Reviewed for Affaire de Coeur Magazine. http://affairedecoeur.com.
Kelly
Ok, this one was a little too queer for me....
Lisa
Jun 09, 2013 Lisa added it  ·  review of another edition Recommends it for: none
Recommended to Lisa by: Netgalley
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Interesting

While I cant dislike the book I was not thrilled with it.
I have read better books in this genre.

The biggest hurdle that I had was not on the writing but on the way it read on my Nook. The page numbers were in the middle of the pages and the authors names also. Most of it was formatted as double spacing. Some areas were single spaced but 95% was formatted weird.

The murder possession theme was slightly weird but all in all an interesting read. I thought the changes of thoughts were a bi...more
Teresa
SOMETHING WICKED is a suspense mystery which leaves the reader guessing until the end as to the killers true identity. Although it is part of a series, I had no problems following the story even though I'd not read any of the others.
The story opens with Echo Island and the discovery of a dead body posing more questions than answers. Then, we go on to meet the main character of the story, Savvy who works as a detective and is very pregnant. At times the story is disappointing when you realise s...more
Heidi
I thought the book had potential while reading the first two chapters; however, after getting deeper into the book it was just too much. This is the longest I have ever taken to read a book....three weeks.

There were times that I had to stop and sift through all the information that was given about the characters. There were too many people to deal with at one time. The mystery was revealed too soon in the book. The only twist was Henry/Charlie and the fact that the one contacting him telepathica...more
Lyns
I hope I remember to not ever pick up this author's books again! Just awful!
Carol
I hadn't read any of the other books in this series. I think would been better if I had read the previous books because there were so many characters that it was difficult to keep them straight.

The book kept me reading but I only liked one character, the pregnant detective trying to solve several cases at the same time, endure teasing about being pregnant from the rest of station and be a surrogate for sister. I sort of felt that she was protecting me from the rest of the book. Even though, it w...more
Stacey
Unless you like missing MOST of the story there's only one way to get the full impact of this one. That is to read, in order, Blind Spot (Nancy Bush) followed by Bush/Lisa Jackson's Wicked Game, Wicked Lies, and finally Something Wicked. Jackson & Bush call their trio of co-authored books The Colony because it's all one story. However, I promise yours will be a richer, fuller experience if you read Blind Spot first because most all the major characters are introduced there and you'll underst...more
Julie
Something Wicked by Lisa Jackson and Nancy Bush is a Kensington/Zebra publication. This was a May, 2013 release.
This is the third book, I believe, in the "Wicked" series.

In Oregon the small enclave of Deception Bay, we revisit the strange family of women that seem to have certain "gifts". The girls are now being cared for by their aunt Catherine. They all feel the imminent arrival of "the devil". He's coming and Catherine is very worried. Worried enough to confide in Savannah, a detective in the...more
Leanne Kale sparks
Loving sister becomes surrogate for sister and her husband, and then develops a crush on the baby daddy. Oh, and a madman with the ability to make woman do whatever he wants because he can give them raging orgasms, is after Loving Sister. I cringed when I started to read this, but it turned out to be another great story by Lisa Jackson, working with a co-conspirator (and her own sister), Nancy Bush. It is two stories in one; that overlap expertly. The love triangle (that really is not a love tri...more
Tammy M LeBlanc
Lisa Jackson is one of my favorite authors and "The Colony" series has always been an interesting read! In "Something Wicked" we are brought a whole new slew of characters, because now we are adding the boy members of the colony I can't wait to see where this goes with the next installment with "Wicked Ways"!! The only thing is that I hate to have to wait til late 2014 for it!

"The Colony", as it's called, is a group of women living at Siren Song, in Deception Bay ,Oregon. The women are actually...more
Melissa
I go back and forth with this author. I haven't gotten to a point where I just can't wait to read her next book. I most definitely could have done without the light porn, but other than that it was pretty interesting. I'm grateful that I'm a strong minded person that will never fall victim to Declan/Charlie's seductions:)
Nicole

A dark supernatural thriller, Something Wicked will send a shiver up your spine. I'm sure I'll catch some flack for this, but it is my opinion that men write better horror than women do. I'm not so close minded that I don't give female authors a chance, obviously since I entered the giveaway for the book. In any case Lisa Jackson and Nancy Bush can give any male author of horror a run for their money.
This is the first book by either author that I have read. As I understand it, Lisa Jackson ten...more
Stacie
Out of the three, I liked this one the most. The story flowed a lot better and did not seem dragged out. The best part was that more information was given about Siren Song and the weird men that come from there. Though it seems like a lot could have been avoided if Catherine learned to open up faster, you would have thought she'd get that message from the first two books. This book, like the last two, repeats certain information. The author I guess really wants to drive home those parts. The one...more
Jessica Harney
Lisa Jackson brings another thriller with Siren Song women at the center. Once again the secrets of Siren Song are being threaten and Catherina really wants to keep the buried. Detective Dunbar and her fellow detectives have been investigating a murder. This murder seems to be linked to Dunbar sister husbands company. This investigation is hard for Dunbar not only because she investigating individuals that are part of her extended family but she is the surrogate mother for her sister and her sis...more
Karen
I did not realize that this was a series book. Wish the authors would have brought me up to speed at the beginning, as most series books do. I did find the storyline engaging and I liked Savannah, the detective and main character. There were definitely elements of suspense and the supernatural that kept me reading; however, I am not a fan of foul language and explicit sex and this book is loaded with both. The killer is so creepy and demented that it sickened me to read those parts. I was stunne...more
Heather
3.5 stars

I am enjoying this series a lot. This latest installment which was released in 2013. I wish that we would have had more interaction between Savvy and Hale. I understand that when there are a lot of secondary characters, it is difficult to give everyone a voice, but since they were the H/h in the story I would have thought we would get more from them. I will pick up the next one in this series when it releases this summer. I really want to know what is going to happen next with the women...more
Carolyn E
I was disappointed in this book. As in many of Lisa Jackson's books, I think the book is longer than it needs to be. But more than that, it never really ends. Jackson and Bush need to write a sequel to tie up all of the loose ends and bring the story to a proper conclusion.
Kari
I liked this book, but now I am motivated to start from the beginning. Even though it was a bit chaotic with the story line, I didn't have any trouble keeping up with the different characters and their places in the story line. I am curious to see how the story will play out and if the other brother will reappear.
Sheila
I really liked this book, but it ended so abruptly - it was really irritating. In addition, there were SO many questions left unanswered. I would have like it more if it hadn't been for those two things.
Kim
this book sucked, obviously the 1st in a series but left too many loose ends to be a stand alone book
Jesse
The sorcery/ gift thing just didn't do much for me, nor did the incest-lite storyline. Meh.
Viv (Against GR Censorship)
First off, I won my copy of this book via a giveaway hosted by Goodreads.

Well, I must say that while it captured my attention I was not drawn in to the point of setting everything else aside. Nonetheless, the plot was good; and the way the characters' connections to each other are interwoven throughout the book are fantastic. I think I might have enjoyed it more if I had read the previous books in this series. My only pet peeve with this book was the occasional tendency of the authors to use a f...more
Lorna
I received this book for an honest review. I honestly wish I could say that it was good as most of her other books but I really can't. Too many suspects,a really crazy love interest and really just one too many of the books about Siren Song. I have read them all up until this point and now I find myself not wanting to read another one in this series.The ending pretty much made me mad as I kept trying to turn to the next page on my Kindle and nothing else was there. The book just disappointed me...more
Diana
This was a strange book. I have never read Lisa Jackson/Nancy Bush before and Maybe if I would have read some of her earlier books I might like it better.
Julie Rigsbee
Great mystery that continues in the Colony Series of books. Main character is a detective that is pregnant with her sister and brother-in-law's baby. She is investigating a double homicide that occurred in a housing development that is closely tied in with her brother-in-law's family business. Another storyline is that of the women of the "Colony". This book is fast-paced and hard to put down. I would suggest reading the first two books in the series to fully understand the events that take plac...more
Sarah
Loved it. Loved it. Loved it. I really love The Colony books. All the characters draw you in and you have no choice but to get attached to them. These books can be read as stand alone but reading them in order really helps with the history and knowledge of the Siren Song history. I loved the twist and turns in this book. I did not see some of the twists commingled and that is what makes me commingled back for more books from this dynamic duo. I can not wait until 2014 when the next Colony book i...more
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Lisa Jackson and her sister, Nancy Bush, grew up in a small timber town in Oregon. She attended Oregon State University and later worked in the banking industry.
In 1983, Jackson's first novel, A Twist of Fate, was published by Silhouette Books. Currently, Jackson writes contemporary romantic suspense novels for Kensington Books and medieval romantic suspense novels for Onyx Books. Her books regul...more
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