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Betrayal (Immortal #2)

3.83  ·  Rating Details ·  3,592 Ratings  ·  238 Reviews

There are the small betrayals: the unkind word, the petty lies. And there are the betrayals that break hearts, destroy worlds, and turn the strong sweet light of day into bitter dust.

When Evie Johnson started at Wyldcliffe Abbey School for Young Ladies, her life changed in ways she couldn't possibly have envisioned: the discovery of her link with Lady Agnes, her spec

Hardcover, 359 pages
Published August 3rd 2010 by Katherine Tegen Books
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Nov 09, 2010 Kristy rated it it was ok
The cover says:
"Your Heart tells you to trust...
Your head tells you to run."

I wish i would have listened to my head! I should've put this book down and
Run Forest Run!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Doing this would have been less painful than reading
This Garbage!

I'm going to follow the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you

I'm telling you right now, DO Not read this book!

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Aug 14, 2010 Samantha rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites
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Apr 10, 2011 Hoang-lan rated it really liked it
Shelves: really-like, magic
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This is a not-so good book.
The series wasn't that strong and it lack a lot of things. It has a great potential but the author blew it.
I couldn't feel the romance between Sebastian and Evie. It's just difficult to follow. It's like they were not really meant to be together. What's annoying is that Evie is just so desperate to find answers and for me, it seems like she just used her sisters for her own benefit. Seriously. She didn't even consider others and she just want to make out with Sebastian
Victoria Edwards
Jun 24, 2016 Victoria Edwards rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: a curious reader
Trust me, stick to the first one! All Evie and Sebastian talk about is how much they miss and love each other for 3/4ths of the book. It's annoying! I still don't like Sebastian, the cute stable guy is much more likeable. Sebastian does a 180 followed by a 360 in his personality! Skip his "private letters" they repeated what Evie has already said! All the flaws in the first book, become maddening in the sequel! I strongly dislike this book!
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Alexandra Bayer
May 31, 2013 Alexandra Bayer rated it really liked it
When Evie returns to Wyldcliffe Abbey School for Young Ladies for another term full of magic and danger, all she wants to do is save Sebastian, her love, from the fate he has brought on himself. On the way back, she meets Harriet, a young girl who clings to Evie innocently - except for her flashes of temper and dangerous sleepwalking habits. The Coven of Sisters, who are Sebastian's followers and helped him earn with his fate, are determined to secure immortality, at any cost. Evie must suffer ...more
Aug 26, 2014 Ally rated it it was ok
Betrayal is better than Immortal. I think I might give Betrayal a raise ever since Gillian Shields killed off... Oh. Sorry. Spoilers. But if you do want to know, then read the next paragraph in parentheses. If not, then skip the paragraph. Spoilers are never kind on the soul or heart. Or the mind. The mind always tend to remember the most annoying things of all details.

(Sebastian dies. Can we open the bottle yet?)

After that wonderful plot twist, I think I can relax now. However, I still remain d
Savannah (Books With Bite)
I read the first book a lllloooonnnngggg time ago, way before I was a blogger. I liked it and when Waldenbooks (AKA Borders) went out of business, I end up picking up this book. I hoped that since the first book fell a little flat for me, the sequel will pick up.

Plot: This plot remains the same as the first with a few differences. Evie is back at the border school, picking up what is left of her life. We all know that in a border school no secrets stay hidden. And before you know it, Evie is bac
Jul 20, 2012 Taylor rated it liked it
Shelves: witches-wizards
YAY! Josh is in this book more!

Besides thaT, the book is similar to the first. While good, I find some things irritating:
-Gypsies: I did not know that they still existed, and I find that they just happen to be there odd.
-Miss Scratton: I won't give away the big thing here, but it seems that Gillian Shields just made something up to make it seem plausible that she would be helping. It was a plot twist that was just dropped on me and I found it annoying.
-Harriet: How does a person possess a person
Yogesh Jain
Feb 16, 2016 Yogesh Jain rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy-romance

This book was far better than the last book. I really liked the dairy of Sebastian. It was absolutely wonderful reading his pov. The romance and good writing keeps you going. The suspense was kept in till very end which made it more interesting compared to previous part.

What's good.

This book shows us what does a true love mean. To what extent can someone go to save his love.

What's bad

The book is very rushed at the areas where we require more details when fighting against coven and st
Gigi Hudson
Feb 05, 2011 Gigi Hudson rated it it was ok
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Sep 02, 2010 Michaela rated it really liked it
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Feb 03, 2011 Carla rated it it was ok
The storyline looked so promising.... Evie, A haunted academy, an evil coven, a secret love that combs through time as an immortal but has now been bound to be devoured by a demon, puzzles to unlock, and a talisman that links it all. Say that really fast. I felt as though at times I had to force myself to stick with this book. Unfortunately, Ms. Shields can create amazing sentences and paragraphs, just to leave you hanging wanting for that magic again for another chapter or two to find it again. ...more
Jun 25, 2014 Maria rated it did not like it
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Dec 25, 2016 Dani rated it it was ok
So much cheese.
Main issues of the book:
- indistinguishable/interchangeable best friends
- entire plot/theme is Evid whining about her lost love, Sebastian
- no chemistry
- sentimental af
Oct 20, 2016 Pauline rated it it was ok
Wasn't a fan of this one either. It was an ok read, just didnt keep me enthralled. So much so that I dont think I will read the other two books in the series, especially since the main character and story line changes. It filled the gap though while waiting on Mr Postman to deliver my next series.

Dec 27, 2016 Jeanette rated it liked it
Elphaba J
Se há coisa que eu raramente faço é desistir de um livro e por isso, embora o primeiro título da série Imortal não me tenha convencido, lá dei eu uma oportunidade a Traição - e ainda bem que o fiz. Embora esta narrativa continue a ser de um género literário restritivo, para um público-alvo específico, são notáveis consideráveis melhoras no seu enredo e existe, definitivamente, uma interessante motivação relativamente ao desenvolvimento da história e aos seus intervenientes, devido ciclo que se f ...more
Anei Danelyan
Oct 03, 2016 Anei Danelyan rated it it was amazing
Alisha  Thompson
Jan 29, 2011 Alisha Thompson rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: YA readers, Paranormal readers, Romance fanatics
Plot: This is the sequel to Immortal and I was excited to finally get my hands on Betrayal. I was a bit confused when I started to read it. I haven't read Immortal in almost a year and Betrayal took some time to recount what happened. Evie would just say that she couldn't believe what happened and how horrible she felt for what she had done and I'm staring at the book trying to remember what happened in Immortal. I did, however, love the concept of the book. It was a nice take to see the heroin ...more
Aug 04, 2010 Heather rated it really liked it
Betrayal is the companion novel to Immortal by Gillian Shields. The story continues by following Evie Johnson and her sisters, Sarah, Helen, and Lady Agnes as they fight to heal Sebastian James Fairfax from the darkness through the Mystic Way.

From Evie's first days at Wydecliffe Abbey school for Young Ladies she realizes that things are not as they seem. Now starting the second term of the year 16 year-old Evie has found that she cannot trust anyone but her sisters and possibly one teacher, Miss
Courtney Tan
Apr 07, 2013 Courtney Tan rated it really liked it
Betrayal Katherine Tegen Books, 2010, 357 pgs., $16.99
Gillian Shields ISBN: 0061375845

Evie Johnson, a teenager who attends Wyldcliffe Abbey School for Young Ladies had a surprise last semester. She discovered that she was apart of something that’s beyond normal. She had the power to control the element of water. Herf friends or Sisters, had the element of Fire and Water. They were destined to meet and destroy the evil dark magic that the mistresses of the school had possessed just to love life e
Sep 22, 2016 Ginger rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: No one. Ever.
Shelves: hall-of-hell
Thank heaven, I have finally finished this book. And if I thought that Immortal was bad, Betrayal is so much worse. I only finished it because I hate having unfinished books and series. And I definitively won't read third and fourth. I hate reading this series so much that I decide to create the bookshelf: "hall of hell".
This book is just so cheesy, characters are flat and I don't care what will happen with them next.

I know that there are fans of this series, but I don't recommend it. Seriousl
Sep 12, 2010 Erin rated it liked it
I just finished this book and though I 'liked' the first IMMORTAL book, but I had a lot of high expectations for BETRAYAL. Unfortunately, I was utterly disappointed in this novel, not because of the novel's writing - since that was very well done, but because the storyline seemed pointess, especially in its ending. From the beginning towards the middle cut of the book it had started off great, you know - it was all fast paced just the way I like it, but as the middle cut passed through I felt th ...more
May 17, 2012 Paulene rated it liked it
I was kind of disappointed with this book. This is the sequel of Immortal.

I was disappointed to find out that this book is not that interesting as the other one. Though I love all the magic involved and the sisterhood between Helen, Sarah and Evie, still I want something more. I want to know more about Sebastian.

I love the twists of this book. Those mistresses that was involved in the coven, Harriet, Miss Scratton being a guardian (though at first I was furious to find out that she betrayed Evi
Jun 29, 2012 Hannah rated it really liked it
It seems like the series is only getting better, even though I had a rough start. The first few chapters seemed a bit boring and dragged out, but once events started to happen, it instantly drew me in again. The first book was a bit more exciting, but Betrayal is more mature with more inner development of the character, which was very nice to see. I look forward to reading the third book in this incredable series. Betrayal is more mature with inner/mental development of the beloved heroine, Evie ...more
Patricia (Patricia's Particularity)
Gillian Shields continues Evie Johnson's journey through her past to save her future at Wyldcliffe Abbey. But Evie Johnson is not just trying to save her own future, she is trying to save the future of her new found sisters, Helen and Sarah, and true love, Sebastian. In her journey to find a cure to keep Sebastian from forever becoming part of the darkness, Evie also learns more about her past and the past of the Talisman. She also learns who is her enemy and who she can trust.

Gillian Shields'
Jun 13, 2015 Liz rated it really liked it
Shelves: series, fantasy
"Your real's love, isn't it?"

A great follow up to Immortal. Surprising, suspenseful and shall I say a bit disappointing?? Don’t get me wrong, the story was great filled with all the artful details as was in the first book however the outcome was not what I had expected and left me feeling a little empty.

Once again we spend our time with Evie, Helen and Sarah. These “sisters” are fun and inspiring with just the right amount of awkward imperfection. Gillian again enriched us with such
Aug 09, 2013 Rania rated it really liked it
Looking back on my review of the first book in this series, I'm not sure if I was being overly harsh or if what I said really had been the case. The review I gave went along the lines of: rushed at times, slow at others; characters weren't fleshed out, etc... I'd have to read the book again to see if that were the case, or if I was just in a bad mood at the time, lol. Nevertheless, this second book was pretty great. And none of my earlier criticism of the first book apply to the second.

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Gillian Shields was born and brought up in Yorkshire, in the north of England. As she grew up, she had two passions:books and theater. Gillian’s love of books led her to read English at St. Catharine's College, Cambridge. After university she studied acting in London. She then taught in a drama school, the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, for several years, becoming Vice Principal. She recently ...more
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“There are many kinds of betrayals. There are the small ones: the unkind word, the laughter behind someone's back, the petty lies. And there are the betrayals that break hearts, destroy worlds, and turn the strong, sweet light of day into bitter dust.” 60 likes
“Every ending is also a beginning. We'll meet again, I promise.” 35 likes
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