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Walking with Shadows (Shadow World #2)

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“Walking with Shadows” is the second of The Shadows trilogy, an urban fantasy of vampires and the supernatural, and much, much more.


Giselle regains consciousness and is horrified to discover she has been asleep for nine weeks. She was already aware that she was carrying a very special baby who was to be the first of a new race of vampires, but she is shocked to find how he
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Published December 11th 2011 by Smashwords Edition (first published December 10th 2011)
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Sharon
(E-book was gifted by the author for review)

Escaping Shadows is the second book in the Shadow World series by Julieanne Lynch. We once again follow the ever changing life of Giselle, a teenager that was taken away from her home and the family that she loves, only to have her life turned completely upside down. In this instalment, she is facing the greatest test of all "motherhood" but things are never easy or simple, Giselle seems to be able to find trouble where ever she goes. Trouble that she
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Five Star Book Reviews
Date of Review- 1/01/12
Author- Julieanne Lynch
Star Rating- 5!!! :D

"I followed him out into the dark, damp corridor and I knew that somehow I was walking towards the end, and there was not a thing I could do."

REVIEW- Well, Julieanne has out done herself again! Her brilliance radiates off this book, a book of sheer bliss and the power to make people believe in the impossible…Not only was I covered, head to toe in goosebumps but at many times I found myself breathless and completely lost for wor
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Tanya
Walking With Shadows is the exciting sequel to In the Shadows by Julieanne Lynch. After everything that happened in Into the Shadows Giselle is left pregnant with Alex's child and she is forced into hiding to keep him from taking her baby from her. The character of Giselle was darker than she was in the first book but all of her actions were justifiable because she was just trying to keep herself and her baby safe. I was so surprised about what happened to the character of Marc because I thought ...more
K.B. Miller
I didn't think that Giselle's story could get any better than In the Shadows, Julieanne Lynch's 1st book in the Shadow Trilogy, but it did!! In the second book Walking with Shadows, Giselle's already crazy, and unbridled life is only getting wierder! Nothing is what it seems, and if you think the rollercoaster ride in the 1st book rocked! Julieanne is taking us on a much higher, and faster one this time!! By the time I got to the last page, I was crying because I had to wait to read the final bo ...more
J.B. Sullivan
Have you read Walking With Shadows yet? If not, what are you waiting for? This book is fantastic, and let me remind you that it has 5 star reviews across the board! Let me also tell you that it has those for a reason! Walking With Shadows ROCKS! It is such a PAGE TURNER and much better than the first book in the trilogy, and yet, that book (In The Shadows) is an upcoming legend itself. Definitely not one to miss!!!
Andrea Guy
This is the second book in "The Shadows" trilogy. It definitely had a big wow! factor, much like the first book. It is also not one that can stand alone. If you read this one without having first read "Into The Shadows" you'll likely be very confused and you won't get the enjoyment out of the book that you should.

These books are fast paced and full of action and emotion that will keep you turning the pages because you really want to know how everything is going to turn out.

In this book, Giselle
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Erica Dorcan
WOW, what more can I say other than the sequel to Lynch's In The Shadows did not disappoint. Everything from the first line, right through to the torment of the ending left me on the edge of my seat.
Giselle has grown in more ways than one, and her kick ass ballsy attitude can only get better.
Hose me down quick, because I need me a Antoine, and I want one NOW! lol, he is just the most fantastic male vampire character that I have read about in a long while. Note to readers: the bit where he bites
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Melanie
*This Book Was Given To Me By The Author In Exchange For An Honest Review*

This is the second book in this amazing, dark, vampire series by Julieanne Lynch and I loved it every bit as much as the first.

I will confess I was a little nervous when I saw that there was a lot of switching perspectives and the story told from several voices (as opposed to book 1 which is totally Giselle centered) but I needn't have worried. The extra viewpoints add so much to the unfolding tale and are done in such a w
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Joy Whiteside
I really enjoyed this book. I could not put it down once I started and needless to say, did not get enough sleep that night.

The book moved along at a great pace from beginning to end, had wonderful characters that you want, no need, more information on, as you cannot help but fall in love with them, and an awesome story as well.

Julieanne Lynch is an amazing author and I really enjoy reading her books and look forward to reading more of her work in the near future.
Tracy
This was an entertaining tale but once again there was so much jumping around it is difficult to know what's going on.
Emily Miller
Better than the first book!!!! Anxiously waiting for the next installment!
L.A. Remenicky
Can't wait to read book 3!
Jessica
Book two is Amazing!! Giselle is so confused. She has nowhere to run. No one she can trust. Alex, her not so best friend anymore has became so evil. Alex uses his vampire persuasion on Giselle, they marry and conceives a child. Alex beats her to near death out of jealousy. Giselle gets kidnapped and tossed from bad situation to another. Her wish is to go home back to her human family. And wake up from this nightmare. No such luck, just not yet, anyway. So, Giselle is carrying the future ruler. E ...more
Julie
Ebook: Escaping Shadows (Shadow World)
Author: Julieanne Lynch
Fiction, Paranormal,
This review may contain spoilers
I was given this by the author for an honest review
Summary: Giselle has barely had time to accept her new life, never mind the prospect of motherhood, but she finds herself, yet again thrown into chaos, only this time there is more than just her life at stake.
With vampires and shadow creatures vying for her life, can Giselle escape the darkness consuming her, or will she finally desc
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Annette M Guerriero Nishimoto
Today's review is on Walking With Shadows by Julieanne Lynch

Walking with Shadows is the second installment in Lynch's Shadows series and like the first, it has left me wanting more.

As if Giselle couldn't suffer any further, she awakes from a nine week slumber to find that her baby bump has grown exponentially. And though she is both confused and alarmed, she finds comfort that Antoine has been looking after her. But the ever growing dangers are always just a step ahead of Giselle.

Not only does A
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Heather andrews
I loved the book! I liked it alot more then the first one of the series as there was no abuse, and I didn't hate as Alex as much. Alex I'm glad he's changed even if it was just a little bit, but he and Giselle don't belong together. I'm falling more and more in love with Antoine, he cherishes Giselle and would do anything for her, he treats he like a queen and with respect. "Well, one would be stupid to deny the obvious, but I have always been a sucker for damsels in distress, especially beautif ...more
Alishia
After being asleep for nine weeks, Giselle awakes to discover that her pregnancy is progressing at an accelerated rate. Not only that, she is somewhere she never expected to be – an Archangels home. For the past nine weeks Antoine has kept Giselle safe while she sleeps – but can he continue to keep her safe?

A war has started, one between the shadow world and the vampires; a war Giselle is caught in the middle of. Who can Giselle turn to for guidance, and who can she truly trust? With hidden agen
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Candace
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Jessica
Holy smokes, this book certainly had me on the edge of my seat more than a few times. My heart raced when baby Kaden was born and I found myself tearing up, becoming totally emotional and invested in Giselle's life. I actually wasn't sure I'd enjoy the three perspectives this book was told from, but it worked really well. It was great to step inside Alex's mind and see him as something other than the asshole I came to loathe in book one. Marc surprised me more than a few times, and the sex scene ...more
Ree Vera
From the queen of darkness....
.....Walking with Shadows....

Now when I first started reading this book, I had my doubts. Not because I doubted this author's skills at the written word, but because let's face it....sequels aren't always very good. A lot of the times they fall flat, regardless of the talent behind the story, and read...ers are left just a tad more than bewildered at what they just read. But from the moment I (figuratively speaking) cracked open Julieanne Lynch's second novel Walkin
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Samantha
Escaping Shadows is the second book in the Trilogy and I have to say I enjoyed it more than the first book.
Giselle wakes up after 9 weeks to find she is showing in her pregnancy, I loved the way the Author wrote the scenes when Giselle feels her baby move and when she talks to the baby the emotion is spot on for me.
Antoine is by her side and we see their relationship grow into something more which I was hoping for from the first book so I was happy to see that.
We still have all the twist and tu
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Autumn

May contain Spoilers:


I received an ARC copy from the author to give an honest review.

Just when I thought Giselle's story could not get any better it does. In Escaping Shadows Giselle will not let anything happen to her son Kaden, not even Alex trying to kill him.

This story is told from many points of view Marc, Alex, Giselle which I thought was pretty cool!

Everything is not what it seems an you may be surprised. Giselle, becomes more powerful than in book one, and it makes you wonder now how muc
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Tracey
My head is spinning, in a good way. That was a paranormal romp and half, how J lynch kept up with her changing characters I don't know but it was great.

This is the second book in the series and you need to read Within the Shadows (Shadow World, #1) by Julieanne Lynch first trust me.

Book 2 continues from were book 1 finished and continues Giselles story, my god that girl is gonna need some serious therapy!!!

Giselle is pregnant with the vampire princes baby, but Antoine (also a vampire and alex's cousin) sweet funny adorable Antoine is there to watch
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Christoph Fischer
"Escaping Shadows" follows Giselle, heroine from the first book in the Shadow Series, into an even more complex life. Her pregnancy is taking a scary turn, the father of her child wants the baby for himself and evil forces are after her.
In her world of Vampires and Angels, Giselle is also emotionally confused between her feelings for Leonid, who is dead, and other more current potential love interests.
The book has all ingredients for a great paranormal romance, if only Giselle could focus on it
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Nataša
The beginning of this sequel was slow and calm. We can see that her relationship with Antoine is deepening. When she came to that door that Seraphim’s kids warned her about, I was like, seriously Giselle, why are you opening that door? I just hate it how she willingly goes places that she knows are bad for her. I was a little baffled by Giselle’s feelings toward Leonid as I didn’t get that impression from her in the first book. I liked Marc’s POV as we get to see what was happening from his poin ...more
Sabrina
Escaping Shadows is the exciting sequel to In the Shadows by Julieanne Lynch. I loved the book! Everything from the first line, right through to the torment of the ending left me on the edge of my seat. These books are fast paced and full of action and emotion that will keep you turning the pages because you really want to know how everything is going to turn out.
In Escaping Shadows, a whole new life awaits Giselle. One she still doesn't know how twisted can be, and one she must fight to learn h
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Theresa
The sparks are flying, literally... Book 2 picks up right where Within the Shadows (Shadow World Book #1) left off. Giselle has just been rescued by Antoine and is waking up from a 9 week coma. She is now very pregnant (as her precious bundle will be coming much faster than 9 months). The book is told from three different points of view (Giselle, Marc, and Alex) - which I loved. It gives you even more insight into the characters.

In this story Marc gets pulled into Giselle's new world - it is fun
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Jonel Boyko (Pure Jonel)
This was an extremely well written novel. Lynch’s mastery of the English language allows the reader to immerse themselves in the story without having to figure out what the author is trying to say. This story has a flow that is easy to follow. Even though each chapter is written from the perspective of a different character this does not break up the flow of the story, nor does it add any confusion as to who did what, or where they are.

The characters in this novel are quite unique. Lynch produc
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Zed Whisper
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Shona Booky Ramblings of a Neurotic Mom
When we first meet Giselle in Within the Shadows she is a very naive teenager. She follows blindly with whatever she is told, who to trust, when to run etc. If you are looking for some more of that girl in this book then you will be disappointed. Giselle has grown up so much since we first met her that sometimes she is almost unrecognisable, she is still Giselle she still has doubts about who to trust but now she is starting to trust herself and her own instincts. And she is no longer driven by ...more
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Julieanne Lynch is an author of urban fantasy books for both adults and teens. Julieanne lives in Northern Ireland, with her husband and five children, where she works on her Shadows World novels and other series full-time. Before becoming a writer, she considered a few different career paths, a rock star being one of them. She studied English Literature and Creative Writing at The Open University ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Shadow World (3 books)
  • Within the Shadows (Shadow World, #1)
  • Fighting Shadows (Shadow World, #3)
Within the Shadows (Shadow World, #1) The Curse of the Rose (Rose Saga) A Dance for Fools (Rose Saga) Bitter Kisses (The Shadow Series) The Taken

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