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Betrayal

(Erin the Fire Goddess #2)

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4.30  ·  Rating details ·  73 ratings  ·  38 reviews
Most 15 year old girls usually only worry about what clothes to wear, but not Erin Tait. Erin just has to try not to set fire to anything. Easier said than done when she can’t control it. Louise Clarke is a new girl who seems to have some type of seductive power and she says she can have any man she wants, but the only man she wants right now is Sean. After discovering the ...more
Paperback, 284 pages
Published October 26th 2012 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (first published October 24th 2012)
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Jacquie Talento
Nov 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I was given a copy from the author for an honest review. Now let’s get the party started. Erin’s life is falling into place for her finally. Things are wonderful in school, her sister is happy, she has friends, her scar is almost gone and Sean the love of her life is with her. But when a new girl named Louise moves into town and goes after Erin’s boyfriend, Erin is so up for the battle. This story ended too soon for me. I just want Ms. Urban to keep us entertained so Ms. Urban, we want more and ...more
Wanda Hartzenberg
Jun 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ya
This is a fast paced young adult paranormal read. I loved the constant human factors that comes to play in this book. Erin is not perfect, her younger sister is the athletic pretty girl but when they need to be a family they are. Once all starts to unfold it becomes obvious that this family will stick together and even after the main male protagonist is introduced he falls in with their family dvd nights on Friday. Sean is the perfect boy and their love is what keeps balance…. but Sean is not al ...more
Christoph Fischer
Jun 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
"Erin the Fire Goddess: Betrayal" by Lavinia Urban is a nice follow up to the first book in the series.
Back at school, our heroine Erin has a slightly easier time than before. She is happily in love with Sean and is also making friends with some other kids with super powers. Far from a regular super hero again the focus is on the emotional development of the characters and their relationships and their coming of age. There are some mysteries to be solved though and life is not completely free o
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Carrie (Book Fairy) Fort
Nov 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-and-review
My poor Erin!
I won't say more than that!
It was another fabulous part of this great series.
The story is one you can't helped but getting wrapped up in! Erin and Sean are just amazing.
That tramp ugh wanted to knocked her head off! There was so much revealed and so much more that I need to know! I will admit the ending left my mouth wide open but, I am ok with that!!

I was given book by author for an honest review.
Amanda
Mar 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
Another R2R for this book and I couldn't be happier to do it.
When we last left Erin, life was looking good and it seemed that things were finally looking up for our fire girl. Unfortunately, there has to be conflict or the story wont go anywhere. That's where Louise comes in and the drama begins.
As much as I liked the first book, I love this one even more, but I wished it hadn't ended so abruptly. I wanted to keep on reading. I shall not wait impatiently until the next book.
Sabrina Olteanu
Feb 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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Joyce Wetherbee
Sep 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
An eventful summer with Sean, Kelly and the twins is quickly over. Erin is still learning to control the fire within. Kasey-Ray has fallen in love with Sean's friend, Justin, and learns she too has a special power. Her great-grandmother's missing diary mysteriously falls from the shelves one afternoon courtesy of an invisible man. Reading from the diary, Sean and Erin learn not everyone in Galladale is who they seem to be.

School has started and change is in the air. The birthmark that has staine
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Nickcole
Apr 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
I received this book as a R2R from the Lovers of Paranormal Group on GoodReads.com

Stars: 3.5

Overall: The romance between Erin and Sean was still electric and steamy. It seemed like the closer they became the more they were able to read and understand each other. Our villain i have to say was a little on the tame side compared to Jessica in the last book. I expected Louise to be a little more aggressive towards Sean, but maybe everything has a reason. I am still very unsure about Dr. Hammersmith'
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Andrew
Nov 21, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ya, children-s-books
I felt like a lunker bass while reading Lavinia Urban's second (I think) novel, “Erin the Fire Goddess – Betrayal”. First, she dangled some bait in front of me – in the form of a prologue (which, like most prologues I have read, comes totally out of left field but eventually gets explained in the novel) and a quick introduction to the characters of the novel (which I read about in the first book, but it's been long enough that I needed the refresher). She starts slow – has trouble getting and ma ...more
Autumn
Nov 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received this book from the author to give an honest review.
WOW! Where do I start? I give this book 5 stars, wish I could give it more. Even with the grammer mistakes it was still an awesome read. The storyline was amazing and the characters very well developed.
Erin's life is finally falling into place. Last year of school, her birthmark is slowly disappearing, she has her soulmate Sean, and she is finally happy with ,ife and all it has to offer.
Her sister Kasey-Ray has a new love in her life
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Kendra
Jun 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
Again, the story is amazing! Erin has finally settled into her new role, having friends, and getting used to her powers. She's trying to make peace with Justin, especially now that he and her sister Kasey-rae are in love.
A new girl at school, who apparently has the power of manipulation, has set her sights on Sean, and the tension it causes is understandable after her display of stealing a boy at school right off his girlfriend's lips. More new friends with powers confirm Louise's intentions, b
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Jane
Feb 15, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: 3, kindle, to-review


3.5 Stars

The new school year begins, and Erin has suddenly become more popular. All the students believe she has had laser treatment on her birthmark and that’s fine by her, even though it does highlight just how shallow they are! Sean is as attentive as ever and even Kasey-Ray and Justin share a little romance. It is not all plain sailing though, once Louise, a new girl in town, shows up and decides that Sean is the boy for her, things get a little tetchy!

‘Betrayal’ follows on nicely from ‘The
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Shaila
Sep 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
Rating- 4.1 STARS!
REVIEW: I started off reading this book, with a lot of questions. This was because, the way the first book ended, was perfect, which left no ideas to the readers, as to where Urban would take Erin next. To say the least, I was thoroughly impressed. There was a lot of drama, and jealousy, which I loved! Also, and I hardly say this, the villain from the previous book, Dr. Hammersmith, was explored quite nicely in Betrayal. I always admire that in an author- the ability to tell di
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Michelle Hunter
Jun 24, 2013 rated it really liked it
My review of Erin, The Fire Goddess, The Beginning written by Lavinia Urban
I was given this book as a gift in exchange for an honest review.

To start off, I have to applaud Lavinia for originality. Never had I read a story close to Erin’s. Immediately I was drawn to Erin because of her imperfections. It’s the flaws that bring out the inner beauty in this lead character that makes me want to read on. The mysterious facial birthmark has a rich family history that draws multiple inquiries as to what
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Doris
Jun 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
I was given this as an ebook by the author for an honest review.

This review may have some spoilers for those of who that haven't read book one. Honestly if you havent read book one you should be ashamed of yourselves!! Go, on and save yourself the agony and buy it.

This is the second book in the Erin trilogy, and it picks up directly where book one had left off. We find Erin still coming to grips with learning that she has been given these extra powers to mold and create fire. Other than that lit
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Jodi Brooks
Jun 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This was a gift from the awesome author.

This book has many twits and turns,laughs and tears.
Many new characters and new powers.
Without out giving too many spoilers, here is my take take on the book.

I freakened loved it!!!!!!

Erin finds a diary of her great grandmother. She keeps it hid from her parents.
Erin finds out a lot about the powers and what happens if a child does not find theirs.

Casey-Ray and Matt breaks up and her also called best friend and Matt start dating,which is ok with Kasey-Ray,
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Crystal
Jun 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Imagine going through life as a teenager with what feels like a disfigurement. Every gawks when you come by and cruel kids make fun of you.

Meet Erin and this is her story. Erin has a huge birthmark that takes up most of her cheek. She has been ridiculed her whole life about it and as her family moves away she is excited to leave the cruel kids in her school behind. Only, it's not as Erin had hoped. She has a new rival and she's not even sure why. Enter Jessica, the big, bad, bully that torments
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Valerie Mcqueen
Jan 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Erin the Fire Goddess : The beginning by Lavinia Urban

Rating 5*****

This book was provided free from the author in exchange for honest literary review.

Once Erin packed and moved back to her parents hometown, her life finally started to change for the better. She made friends, was finally able to relax, and was even crushing on one super hot guy. Only one thing seemed off, and that was one girl's menacing behavior anytime Erin stepped near Sean.
From stolen minutes in movie stores to a wicked con
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Kami
Jan 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Kasey-ray, Erin's sister is trying to find her gift though Erin is convinced that she probably doesn't have one. Erin is trying to figure out what she wants to do after high school. 14 year-old Kasey-ray is getting close to 19 year-old Justin and Erin doesn't approve. Erin finds her great grandmother's diary dated 1938 saying Dr Hammersmith was conducting tests on her. Erin wants to find the child that has telepathy, her great grandmother's power. Erin is also trying really hard to control her o ...more
Daniel
Jun 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
After the first part in the series, I expected a lot from the second book, and was not disappointed with it!

The relations between the persons are deepened, some loose ends get solved and others are created, and some new figures are introduced that play a big role in how the book ends.

With a title like "Betrayal" you know something shocking is going to happen, but it still took me by surprise what it was and the reaction of the main figure on the it. But if you see the age of the main character,
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Claire Taylor
Apr 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
Lavinia Urban
Erin the Fire Goddess: Betrayal

Betrayal continues where The Beginning left off, and Erin is continuing to try and get to grips with not only her own powers, but with everything that is happening. More characters are introduced in this book, giving it more depth, and I can see these becoming big parts in the story to come. I enjoyed this book even more than the first, probably because the story was already set, and will continue to read to see what comes next for Erin as there are
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Sven
Apr 09, 2013 rated it liked it
Betrayal picks up where 'The Beginning' ends and nicely continues the story. I read this book a while ago and couldn't review it due to my exams so I've forgotten many details. But I did like the introduction of the new characters. And that old book. XD

My main problem with this book, like the previous one, was the erratic spelling and grammar. At times, I lost track of what was happening and the writing seemed superfluous. Also, there really wasn't much of a plot. But I did enjoy the (view spoil
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Amanda
Jun 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
It had it's own unique take on the paranormal genre. It wasn't written as American, so at times a little hard to understand, but was very refreshing. In all honesty, it could use another read through/edit. But it doesn't really take away from the story. I tend to be a grammar Nazi or so I've been told. I love the Yin & Yang of the couples. The story is detailed and is very interesting to read. I will definitely be getting the next book to find out what happens.
Penelope Hannan
Mar 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I LOVED the second install of Erin the Fire Goddess series. It progressed nicely from the first book.

The story line was great - simple but thrilling. Erin is so to relate to that you can't help but feels how she feels. The extra characters really helped to develop the story and I'm interested to know where the story will go from here.

It is a must read and I am about to start the 3rd one in a few minutes.
Janie
Sep 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was given this book by the author in return for an honest review

Having read the first book I was looking forward to reading this book!
I loved catching up with Erin and the rest of the gang.
Finally Kasey-ray finds her power.
I don't like Louise much though and I'm intrigued to see what role Scott plays in it all!!
I can't wait to read "Torment" to see what happens next, especially after the shocking ending of this book
Jacquelyn Smith
Mar 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle, r2r-1
After years being bully and looked over Erin starts the school year off with a boyfriend and feeling good about herself, but like all things it must come to an end.

When her worst nightmare walks in, Louise and she wants Sean.

The question is will Sean betrayal her and what kind of powers do Louise have ?

There is no happy ending here so you will have read book three.

Great clean read....
Lauren
Jan 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Erin is still trying to harness her powers and figure out what it's like to be in love with Sean. Erin has a new girl in school who's special powers are being able to control one's lust and her eyes are on Sean. This story leaves you on a major cliffhanger. I can't wait to find out what happens next. WaAR
Jamie
Mar 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: r2r-fun
This books is a lot of fun. The characters are more developed and the story itself flows in a way the keeps you reading. There are parts of this book that make my heart hurt but there are also parts that make me laugh out loud. It's definitely worth reading! I'm looking forward to the next one :)
Brian Bigelow
Dec 08, 2012 rated it really liked it
This book is of course the 2nd book of the the Fire Goddess series. I found it to be an excellently well written continuation to the the first book. I'm looking forward to seeing what this author writes in the future.
Kaila
Nov 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Omg that was amazing. The ending made me want to throw my kindle. I can't believe what happened and cannot wait for the next book. The characters and plot was awesome. I cannot wait to see what all happens in this between certain people and plots and bad people. :)
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Erin the Fire Goddess (6 books)
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  • Torment (Erin the Fire Goddess #3)
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  • Ripples (Erin the Fire Goddess #5)
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