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Hyacinth

(Svatura #2)

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Librarian Note: Older cover of B00BK9TMCC.

Selene sacrificed everything when she took her brother’s place as ruler of the Vyusher, including her secret love for her one-time adversary Griffin Aubrey. When nightmares that are just a little too real start, Selene fears she’s turned into a cold-blooded killer…the monster that Griffin thinks she is.

Griffin and Ellie Aubrey are
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Kindle Edition, 200 pages
Published February 23rd 2013 by Abigail Owen
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TJ
Jun 22, 2017 rated it liked it
GAH!! I LOVED this story.... until the ending when everything instantly turned between Selena and Griffith and Violá! Perfect, in love, all problems instantly vanished!! Uhhhh, no. Griffith was a total jerk throughout the book, never once treated Selena with love. We never saw him thaw, never got to experience his remorse. He just walks in one day and says he changed his mind and wants to be with her?!?! This is MONTHS after she told him she loved him and he ignored her!! BLECH!! Ruined the whol ...more
Sherry Fundin
I love Abigail Owens novels. We have strong female characters with, powers and abilities that I wish I possessed. Danger and intrigue are around every corner and I aim to find the villain…with a little help from my Svatura friends.

Selene is Vyusher, a beautiful and deadly white wolf. She has no desire to hurt anyone, but her nightmares tell a different story. She can visit others in their dreams whenever she wants, but this is not her dream. She does not want to be here. Who…or what is doing thi
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Kate McMurry
Book 2 of the young-adult, Svatura, urban-fantasy, paranormal-romance series

The Svatura are magically gifted humans who each tend to possess two or more superhero type powers. They are extremely long lived because they age very slowly. Their magical abilities usually begin to manifest in childhood, but most Svatura very slowly move toward complete mastery of their gifts across many decades.

Book 1, Blue Violet, centers on the romance of Ellie Aubrey and Alex Jenner. In this second book, Ellie and
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Kathy Cunningham
Mar 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Abigail’s Owen’s HYACINTH is the sequel to BLUE VIOLET, in which she first introduced us to Ellie and Griffin Aubrey, the last of a clan of Svatura. As Owen explains, the Svatura are a race of beings descended from Gypsies, magical people with extraordinary longevity (Svatura may live to be hundreds, if not thousands of years old) and X-Men-style super powers. Hundreds of years ago, the Vyusher (another race of similar magical beings, with the ability to assume the form of wolves) destroyed all ...more
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Abigail Owen takes us back to the world of the Svatura, beings who live far longer than humans and possess extraordinary powers from controlling fire to morphing into different creatures, to being able to transport to different locations in a flash! Hyacinth takes off from book one, Blue Violet in perfect harmony as more Svatura find their heart’s true mates and struggle with past differen
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Becca
So I would like to mention this was the first time i was gifted this book for an honest review, and I would like to Thank the author! But I will be honest so don't go running off to another review just because i was given it for free. If you want the facts from this kid, thats what you are going to get!

And I HONESTLY give this a solid 4 stars. I want to say i liked this one more than the first, which is sort of true but not really, there were aspects of the first book i liked more and aspects of
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Neysa (Papier Revue)
May 11, 2013 rated it really liked it
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[A PDF ARC file was provided by the author for review purpose. Thanks Abigail!]

"You were tied too closely to the worst moment of my life, and I wouldn't let myself get past that."
—Griffin

What was more surprising than finding your name written on a book? None.
When I first opened this, it truly had shocked me that my name, as well as a few lines from my review for Blue Violet was written under the "What people are saying about Blue Vio
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Shelly
Apr 26, 2013 rated it really liked it
This one’s a little darker than its predecessor; the violence is a little more sinister but the story is definitely better for it. Before I go on, you should know that I’m most likely going to reveal things from the first story as this a continuation and not independent so I would definitely suggest that you give that one a read first.

Selene has taken over as ruler of the Vyusher since the death of her evil twin brother Gideon, who if you remember was just as nutty as they come. She’s at a vuln
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Carrie Slager
May 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
[Full disclosure: I was provided a free ebook copy of this a couple of months during the blog tour in exchange for an honest review.]

Ellie, the main character of the previous novel only barely features in this one. Although I really did like her, that was fine by me as I got to see way more of Griffin and a whole bunch of Selene. Both of them are fascinating characters in their own right but I’ll talk about Selene first.

She was enslaved by her brother for 150 years, which is long even for a Svat
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Kirsty Bicknell
Abigail Owen's ‘Blue Violet’ was one of my favourite reads of 2012 so when she offered me the opportunity to receive an ARC of the sequel, Hyacinth, of course I accepted!
‘Hyacinth’ has the same core characters, although I had to accept that Alex was not going to have a starring role (*sigh*), and in essence ‘Hyacinth’ has a similar atmosphere to ‘Blue Violet’, but in my opinion Abigail Owen has intensified her writing style and from the beginning of the book it is obvious that the story is going
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MSL
Apr 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Great sequel

This writer knows how to tell a fantastic story. In Hyacinth, the second Svatura book, we get to know so much more about the characters we came to care about in the series.premier, but with much more depth. The authors style of mixing the past and present while maintaining a mostly linear style shows the reader a complete picture of what we want to see. The style is fluid and fast paced, and makes the reader want to get from cover to cover in one sitting.

Mundane life, villains, hero
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Taylor
Jan 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
*I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review*

While reading the first book in this series, I found Griffin to be one of my favorite characters. However, he has been surpassed by Selene. It was almost as if the tables had been just completely turned, flipped over, and maybe even thrown around. Because, instead of liking Griffin as I did in the first one, I found myself having a love-hate relationship with him.

Griffin complained about how stubborn Ellie is, but I'm starting
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Jessica
May 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this. Selene and Griffin are fantastic characters in Blue Violet and it was great to read thier story in this second installment of the Svatura series. Lots of creativity to enjoy with the characters abilities/special powers. Loads of relationships going on, in varying stages etc. Then there's the threat of power hungry enemies with grudges to bear, looming over the characters. All too often in this genre I find that there is just too much going on and the clarity of the story l ...more
Chantale Canadian Book Addict
I read the first book last week and I liked it so much that I couldn't wait to read the next one.

I am so glad I read it becuase this book is fantastic and I couldn't put it down.This book is very well written and I know if you liked the first book you will love this one.
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EndlessReading
Mar 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely loved this book. I'm glad Griffin & Selene finally admitted there love for one another. I am also glad the Ellie & Alex got married. I can't wait for the 3rd book to come out to find out what happend to Lila and that Ramsey saves her. ...more
Ann
Dec 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
New Favorite Series :D
Kyra Dunst
Aug 21, 2013 rated it really liked it
I love the world set up in this series. The characters have powers, but nothing seems too over the top and their struggles are meaningful. I can't sit to see how the series plays out. ...more
Anna
May 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is great book, it has me wanting to read the next one....uhg I have to wait till Summer 2013 ;(
Ricky Fry
Mar 30, 2013 marked it as to-read
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I would love to read this book as I enjoyed the first one. But cannot download it, can anyone help.
Thank you

Ricky
Mandi
Dec 26, 2012 rated it really liked it
This book was good, though not as good as the first in my opinion. I still can't wait for the next though. ...more
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Multi-award-winning author, Abigail Owen, writes adult paranormal romance & upper YA fantasy romance. She loves plots that move hot and fast, feisty heroines with sass, heroes with heart, a dash of snark, and oodles of HEAs! Other titles include wife, mother, Star Wars geek, ex-competitive skydiver, spreadsheet lover, eMBA, organizational guru, Texan, Aggie, and chocoholic.

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