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Impassion

(Mystic #2)

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4.21  ·  Rating details ·  1,197 ratings  ·  107 reviews
A Magical Journey of Epic Romance

Layla
According to the fairy tales Layla Callaway read as a child, she'd stepped into one. She suddenly has the extended family she always wanted, a beautiful home in Oregon, and the ability to perform astonishing magic. But her perfect world has a price, and she may end up paying with her life.

Quin
Quin Kavanagh wants nothing more than to sh
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Kindle Edition, 338 pages
Published September 25th 2012 by B. C. Burgess (first published March 27th 2012)
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Jillian Dodd
Nov 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing
The continuation of a series I love. We learn more about Layla and she learns more about herself. And Quin. I. Love. Quin. I also just had the opportunity to read an ARC of book three and believe it or not, Quin is even hotter. Hello, my Alpha male.
Latte
Nov 24, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I'd hoped I'd like this better than the first book. In some ways, yes. But mostly, no.

I find Layla to be naive and whiny. Where's the strength of character?

Where is the tension in the story? Layla doesn't know what her strengths are yet as a twice bonded child and neither does the reader. Heck, Neither does Agro, the "bad guy" in all this that hasn't necessarily shown how ruthless he might really be. He doesn't know why he wants her. He doesn't know her powers. He just assumes that as the child
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Paula Mccue
Sep 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing
wow, just wow, I absolutely loved this second book in the mystic series, I thought the first book (descension) was really good but impassion just blew me away.
You start to see the love Layla and Quin feel for each other, ( which was beautiful) the trials they face and the baddies that make thereselfs known. Argos being one and a stranger who you wander who he is. I think i had everyone as the stranger through out the book lol. Once again we have no idea who he is and have to wait for book 3, wh
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Michelle
Oct 01, 2012 rated it really liked it
So many thoughts about Impassion. Though I did enjoy the plot, some things, certain conversations, I found really had no relevance to the story. I did enjoy reading Impassion. The support characters were amazing, I just loved everyone of them. I really wish I had a family like this one. I want to jump into the book and hug them all. There is only one complaint I really have about Impassion. And that is Quin. What happened to the honest, easy going nice guy. When did he all of a sudden turn into ...more
Donte McNeal
Oct 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I left this review over on Amazon but I couldn't help but to put it here as well! I loved this book!!

B.C. Burgess has done it again. She strapped me in for an invigorating roller coaster ride, the emotional highs and lows believably authentic. In Descension, the plethora of emotions Rose, Aedan, and their covens dealt with hit my heart with such force that I had to constantly remind myself that I wasn't actually experiencing/enduring the things they were.
The same can be said about Impassion. I f
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Emily Shearer
Sep 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
FANTASTIC BOOK!!! I loved this book! I literally could not put it down.i stayed awake late into the night just to find out what would happen next.which is huge for me to give up sleep for a book since my daughter wakes up at 5am like clockwork.well worth it. The storyline is compelling, the love story is beautiful and it keeps you on your toes. I love the way burgess lets you get to know the characters without rushing you through it and because of this you feel all the emotions with those charac ...more
Beth
Oct 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ba-books
I absolutely loved this follow up to Descension. It had adventure, passion, romance, love and of course lots of magic! B.C. Burgess creates a wonderful story. I love her writing in that she finds different ways to describe the average thing/event. I would say it's eloquent. I like how the wizards speak act and handle themselves. I truly feel like I'm looking in our their world and it's so colorful and beautiful. I cannot wait for the next book.
Susan
Sep 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
damn this series is good, the age old good versus evil but in the world of witches and wizards there is one shining light. Cant wait to finish the next book.
Romancerwblog
Aug 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
First things first, if you have not read Descension do not read any more of this review. It will contain spoilers from the first book and we do not want to ruin any of this fantastic series for anyone! Impassion begins the day after Descension ends. There is no lag time, which we love. That means we never miss a moment of Layla’s journey. You have been warned.

Impassion begins with Layla struggling to come to grips with the deaths of her parents. Due to the dramatic way she learned of her own bi
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Maghon Thomas
Nov 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
LAWD!! I’m dying! LOL first lemme tell you guys this, there isn’t ONE bad review of this book and mine is going to follow! So the author so sweetly asked me if I’d like a copy and I had to dive on that opportunity. The first book had me a slobbering sobbing mess. This book gave me a list of emotions! Happy, sad, giggly, anger, I mean, it’s crazy but awesome! The story picks up immediately from the end of the first book and doesn’t miss a beat. And there’s new characters and a new bad guy, plus t ...more
Chris Torretta
Feb 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
his review is for the second in the Mystic series. If you have not read Descension yet, you may want to check out my Descension Review before reading this!

I haven’t been able to buy very many books lately. I absolutely love reviewing and being able to join tours with fabulous books and this just makes me thrilled. This is one book where after I finished the first, Descension, I could not go on with my life. I couldn’t bring myself to read another book without knowing what was going to happen wit
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Genea
Re-read: 07.19.15 Just perfect. Alana is still my favorite.

06.29.13
Layla finally meets her grandparents and the rest of the coven. She wondered what took her so long because they were the sweetest people ever. They instantly felt like family she's been around all her life.

Layla is becoming a super witch as she gets more comfortable using magic. The magic in this story is amazing (if only, I wouldn't have to lift a finger anymore)and without consequences, at least not unless you cross paths with
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Christina M Condy
Sep 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: book-challenge
I received this book from B.C for giving her the name of one of her characters. I was chosen from an online contest her facebook fan page and was absolutely thrilled when she chose my choice of Selena. And when I first read the book I actually laughed and thought she’s my character, I then immediately fell in love with Alana so much so that she was MY little girl, just like her mother is my character. Now this all aside, this book is AMAZING! Burgess has outdone herself with this book and I rank ...more
Tara
Apr 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
I should probably note from the start that I am Quinsessed! I looked back and my “updates” on goodreads for this book and the first book and the only thing I noted, both times, was that I heart Quin! So, my reviews may have a biased slant toward Quin, but I think anyone else reading it will feel the same way.

This series is quickly becoming one of my favorite PNR series!! B.C. Burgess has written a family we all wish was our own, an enemy we can all hate together and a couple we all want to get
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Melanie
Oct 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Impassion is a beautiful story filled with love, passion, and magic! B.C. Burgess has done an amazing job of giving so much detail that you begin to feel you are living in the book with these characters! This book is an easy read as it has good flow and no errors that I noticed!

The first book was an introduction to the series and did well as such, but this book was a small section of the growth and changing of Layla. Not only did she learn some of the depths of her twice bonded magic, but she is
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Wennie
Aug 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
Impassion is the second book of the Mystic Series by B.C. Burgess, and picks up from where Descension stops.

The knowledge of her parent’s sacrifice to keep her safe weighs heavily on Layla. But she found the silver lining to her current situation – she found her family. A family who loves her unconditionally and who supports her wholeheartedly. And the best part about this, she found Quinn … Quinn who takes care of her without any reservation, without any conditions. Quinn who protects her and
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Joanna  Mongelluzzo
Jun 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
B.C. Burgess does it again!

First of all I have to say I like the way the description is laid out for each book. Letting us know about Layla, Quin and the Enemy separately. Great way to grab a reader's attention.

Now going back to this book. I was excited to start it after I finished the first book. The style of writing pulls a reader in to this magical world, a world I can't seem to get enough of.

I love the progress of Layla's and Quin's relationship in this book. It gets a little rocky and it
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Laura
Oct 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This book is awesome, well done B. C. Burgess. This is part two of the Mystic Series. Once I started this book I could not put it down until it was finished, I stayed up half the night reading it. This book has it all, romance, excitement, suspense, and adventure. I just love Layla's story and how she is coping with her new family and her powers. When reading this book it just draws you in and you feel like you are right there with them. I have to say that the ending will leave you hanging on an ...more
Fatma Alici
Jul 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I read the first book and I loved. Therefore, I went out bought the second one. I did not disappoint. I like how Layla's and Quinn relationship is evolving. Though for me the highlight was Layla's relationship with her various relatives and coven members. It reminded me a lot of the closeness of my own family. We aren't touchy feeling, but we think something we are going to say it.
Alana is crazy cute as well.

I also like how as wonderful as her family is, they aren't perfect and can sometimes un
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Luu
Dec 29, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Bueno, leí este libro esperando que mejorara con respecto al anterior. Pero me encontré con el mismo drama empalagoso, con personajes "perfectos" que no tienen un pelo de malos. Layla que llora todo el tiempo, que no deja de ser difícil e insoportable. Quin que a pesar de ser todo un amor con ella peca en ser demasiado dependiente. Y Finley, porque no podía no haber un tercero en diascordio, que solo está para agregar más drama. Agro, a pesar de ser el mas malo no sale tanto :|
Volviendo a Layla
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Mint Bkk
Apr 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My aura is espresso brown with pink stripes. :)

Two words came to mind while reading... Touchy-feely and awwwww....
It seems Quin couldn't keep his hands to himself and Layla didn't seem to want him too. They were so affectionate, passionate, and so sweet.

Impassion introduces you to aura dissection and it's so stinking cute!

Quin proves to be so thorough and thoughtful. He doesn't let one detail slip.
Layla's magic power is stronger but still not enough when faced with Farris, Agro's right hand. And
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Jessica Martin
Jun 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Upon reading the first book, I immediately bought the 2nd book and am so glad I did. This isn't a stand alone book, and it starts off right when the first book, Descension ended. The first book was so amazing I didn't think it could get better, I was wrong. This book left me speechless. I couldn't put it down. I felt so many different emotions within the book, it kept me completely enthralled. The passion felt between Layla and Quinn is nothing short of amazing. Once again the author left no det ...more
Kristy Francis
Sep 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Love, Love, Love this book!!! B. C. Burgess did not disappoint. I didn't think it was possible to pour the same amount of emotion into Impassion as she did Descension, but of course she did, and did it brilliantly. Everything about this book (series) is amazing. Burgess has a way of pulling you into the book and making you feel like you are part of the family (coven) and experiencing everything the they are. I miss the characters already and am anxiously awaiting book 3. I appreciated the flawle ...more
Danielle (Dannie)
I loved this book just as much as the first one (Descension)! Impassion picked up right where the first book left off and captured my attention just as much as the first book. The story kept me on the edge of my seat and I couldn't put it down! I can't wait for more of Layla & Quin and the rest of their story!!! Magic, love, excitement ... so many different words I can use to describe this book and it still won't capture the essence of the book well enough! All I can say is ... More! More! M ...more
Danielle (Dannie)
Sep 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: r2r-books-read
I loved this book just as much as the first one (Descension)! Impassion picked up right where the first book left off and captured my attention just as much as the first book. The story kept me on the edge of my seat and I couldn't put it down! I can't wait for more of Layla & Quin and the rest of their story!!! Magic, love, excitement ... so many different words I can use to describe this book and it still won't capture the essence of the book well enough! All I can say is ... More! More! M ...more
Sandra
Jun 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
What can I say? I repeat my review of book 1. BC Burgess is fantastic. Her ability to "grow" the story in book 2 is amazing. She manages to keep the foundation of book 1 without dropping the feeling when entering into book 2. The transition couldn't be smoother. The introduction of new characters - one in particular - happened at just the right time however I must say during one dramatic part I didn't expect it to be as relatively easy as it was for end result to "go up in smoke" so to say. Yes ...more
Linda
Apr 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was gifted this book by the author as a prize & absolutely loved it, so much so that I was straight on to book 3, Deception, that's all three in the series so far in a row! I've really enjoyed seeing how Layla's relationship with her family members has developed, as well as watching her new found magical abilities growing, with the constant attention of the sexy Quin. What is good is how all the happy niceness of the family is balanced with the constant threat of evil, which has left a tra ...more
Karen
Sep 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing
WOW!!! So worth the wait but I hate that its over. B.C. has taken Layla's and Quin's love affair to a whole new level. From beginning to end, B.C. takes you on a roller coaster ride of love, fantasy and magic, leaving you craving more; much like Layla's coffee addiction. I especially love the new characters being introduced and the nice twist they are putting on things. Don't worry no spoilers here, I don't want to ruin the journey for anyone....lol. 2013 can't get here fast enough!! If haven't ...more
Paris
May 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
B.C Burgess sure does know how to make a girl happy and boy am I a happy girl because I’ve finally read this novel. I had wanted to read it for ages but you know how review books always take priority. Thankfully though, I got it for review and started it straight away and seriously and I mean seriously, Impassion is one of them novels that will take your breath away from the moment you start reading it because it’s fast paced, intense and completely touching. Butterflies will fly in your stomach ...more
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Mystic (10 books)
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