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4.32  ·  Rating details ·  50 ratings  ·  16 reviews
Her fall has just begun. Only his touch can save her from the shift that could destroy it all.
Within my blood runs a thing our kind calls the Shadowing Disease. It shadows over, and bends everything to its will. When the first blood- shift came, it tore through flesh and blood, threatening to bend me, break bone, shatter my mind and entrap my heart with its honeyed, seduct
Kindle Edition, 388 pages
Published October 26th 2014 by Fire Quill Publishign (first published November 15th 2013)
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Sandra  Valente
ARC received from the author.

This won’t be my usual lengthy review, but it doesn’t have to be one in order to convey how I’ve felt about this series so far. Sometimes, less is more.

I adored The Broken Destiny, which is book one in the Broken Series, but I do believe that Evanescent surpassed it. The author has grown in leaps and bounds, not that it really surprised me. Her debut novel alone was beyond what I’d expected. With Evanescent, though, I’d find myself on numerous occasions re-reading th
Nanette Bradford
Mar 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
Ok were do I begin? With broken we learned a little about Ava and the darkness she held in her blood. she was a strong girl never fully believing that the life she was living was her own. She just knew that the council had been manipulating her and everyone on Posiden. She never gave up hope that she was meant for something much bigger. Her mothers journals proved that but she couldn't quite grasp there meaning. All she knew to be true were her feelings for Troy.

Ava made huge mistakes and for t
Jacklynn Sizemore
Aug 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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I just love this book. Could not put it down until I was done!!!! Ava and Troy are still my favors in this book but the new twist in this book about everyone is just mind blowing!!!! This is so a must read!!!!
Jan 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
Forced to confront her dark destiny, Ava never once imagined what the repercussions of doing so would be. In her mind, she thought she'd retain a sense of who and what she is. That she'd get to make her own decisions when the time came. Sadly, nothing seems to be what she thought they'd be.

Determined to overcome the disease that is now running rampant through her veins, Ava knows that her time is growing short. Her loved ones are in danger, and there's nothing she can do to stop what's coming th
Lea Cherry
Jul 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing

I was given this book for an honest review!

I am in love with this book! I mean really in love! I liked The Broken Destiny, but this masterpiece written by Carlyle was indeed an amazing, spellbinding experience to say the least. It's absolutely un-put-down-able!! It is difficult writing a good review without giving away spoilers, but this is a task I am willing to take.

Everyone either quotes from the synopsis or the book itself, but that still doesn't even begin to describe the book. I was enthr
Feb 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Carlyle Labuschagne never ceases to amaze me with her writing. Each time I read her work I fall deeper in love with the characters she has created. The Broken Series is one of my favorite series. I dont normally care much for sci fi or apocalyptic books however, Carlyle has a way of making her books enticing. I love the world she builds with her characters. In Evanescent we get to see a different side of Troy and Ava that we didnt see in the first book. Troy is was hot and such a bad boy in the ...more
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I am loving this series more and more with each new installment Carlyle Labuschagne has a way with words and draws you in from the beginning. They always say a sequel is never better than the first and I will admit I did not know if it could get better than Book 1 Broken Destiny, but Carlyle proved me wrong when I delved into Evanescent was was amazed at how much the characters grew in this installment. My mind is blown with this amazing writing. This series should be on everyone's TB
Sep 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was a lot better then the first book and WOW what a TWISTS in the book! I loved every single twist I read! I believe that this one is my favorite so far! The story continued well and the cliffhanger at the end still has me stunned! I simply can not WAIT to see the next book! One tiny tip: I could not really figure out when the chapter was about someone else!


One of my favorite part was finding out about the clone It was one of my favorite twists in this book! Oh and Troy.. if o
Heather andrews
Mar 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
Troy I missed your sexiness, "you've been in there for awhile." He grinned at the sight of me in a towel. My hair dripped onto my shoulders and onto the floor." He's such a persistent thing, "yup, and you remember that I will always be there, even when you don't want me." And he'd still do anything for Ava, "to have you in my arms, safely - yes, I would," he said softly." I did like the book but at times it was confusing, and sometimes even hard to follow as I didn't know if sometimes it was ano ...more
Emerald Barnes
Dec 18, 2012 rated it really liked it
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This is a riveting read! It's packed full of action as we discover some of the secrets to why Ava is what she is, and just why Troy is so important to her.

There are twists and turns that leave you saying, "What?!" and Carlyle Labuschagne has thrown in loops and twists that I NEVER saw coming. She ties things together beautifully, yet she manages to leave me wanting more!

Troy. That pretty much sums up everything about the romance in this novel. He's the perfect book boyfriend, and this book def
Adrienne Woods
Aug 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
I've read The Broken Destiny, and when I saw Evanescent, book two of The Broken Series, I bought one to see what Carlyle did with the next part. I have to admit, I liked this one more than I did book One. It started with action, and carried on page after page with exciting plots and twists. There were times that I was completely bowled over by a twist I've never seen coming.

Carlyle even gave us a couple of chapters through Troy's point of view and through Maya's. It was really a fun read and I
Dec 18, 2012 rated it really liked it
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I enjoyed book one a little more than this one to be honest.
I did enjoy the twist in the book which made it very interesting and kept me reading until the end.
I was honestly a little confused by this "blood shift" because I felt I didn't understand what it was and couldn't remember reading it from the first novel... so perhaps I need to read novel 1 again.
Love the imagery and love the local bits and bobs that's weaved into the story.
Oct 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I received an advanced copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
I love this series Ava and Troy are amazing and i cant wait to find out what happens next. There are so many emotions i felt reading this one. All i can say is if u like sci fi romance and suspense then u need to get this one its really good and well thought out i am now a huge fan and cant wait for the journey to continue. i will be eagerly and somewhat impatiently awaiting book 3.
Jacklynn Sizemore
I have say I think book was just freaking amazing!!!! I so love all the charters and in this second book they all are so amazing!!! This is a book well take you on an adventure to differ places that are amazing and dark. There are races fight a war for the life and love!!! This is a must read!!!!!
L.L. Hunter
Feb 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Evanescent is the thrilling and fast paced second book in The Broken Ones series. Ava learns about who she is and makes a few shocking discoveries along the way. It's perfectly written and just what I was craving from a good dystopian/ sci fi novel. I'm addicted and need more now!
Katie (Kitkatscanread)
Jan 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
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I preferred this book to The Broken Destiny as there is a lot more action and some things are revealed.
Ava is a great main protag.
And Troy <3
If you like romance and a lot of twists & turns then give this series a go =)
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“There is something you have to know.” I kept my arms at my sides, and held them tight against my body while I summoned the words to tell him my disgusting secret. I had to get it out before my shift took hold, protecting me from the guilt. I didn’t know where to begin, how to begin, or if there was even a nice way of telling him what I had done” 1 likes
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