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The Betrayed

(The Painted Maidens Trilogy #2)

4.12  ·  Rating details ·  89 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Two separate worlds; the Undine of the Deep and the Wolves of the Dry. A history muddled in war but thick with family bonds blur the lines of right and wrong. The youngest members of each race unite, trying to steer their people away from the brink of disaster. Serena and Liam must work together to resolve the problems of their people before the pressure tears these twin s ...more
Published September 2014 by Patchwork Press
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Mar 21, 2015 rated it really liked it
This book picks up where the rising ended. Serena is still trying to deal with the responsibilities of being queen, her secret love for Kai (one of my favorites in this series), her twin brother being a werewolf and now Cordelia’s child being borne and making sure it is safe. Add that to her kingdom’s home is dying and that is a lot for a Queen of 18. Oh and let’s not mention that LIam has found out their is a traitor who is talking to Alaric from the Deep. Not good for Serena

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Sep 07, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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actual rating- 3.5 stars
the end was so crazy the last half was way better than the first half too many werewolves not enough mermaids
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Carrie Slager
Jun 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
[Full disclosure: I requested and received an ebook copy of the whole trilogy on NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.]

With that doozy of a cliffhanger at the end of The Rising, I just had to read The Betrayed almost immediately after. I mean, finding out that not only the King is Serena’s father but that he sacrificed himself to save her and the Undine? That’s a pretty steep cliffhanger to end the first book in a trilogy on. It didn’t make the first book unsatisfying, though. It just made
Jodi Davis
Serena is slowly falling into her new role as Queen of the Undine. The deadline of her birthday, where she is to give herself over to the Werewolves as a sacrifice to amend their differences, looms. Serena is willing to do anything to save her people, but Liam isn't so willing to allow his sister to die. Together, they search for a way to help both of their races thrive without anyone needing to be sacrificed.

This book picks up within a few weeks of where The Rising left off. The story was real
Sep 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
so after reading the first book I was excited to read the second. I completed the second in a day! however there were a few errors in this book especially towards the end. certain details were completely missed and parts didnt make sense. in saying that I'm excited to read the third book when it becomes available. ...more
Dec 03, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: challenge-2015
Much faster paced than the first book and reading from Liam's point of view was interesting. I am also glad to say that the writing is much improved. I am still not a huge fan of writing in the present tense, but it wasn't as distracting this go around. ...more
Cassie Fischer
Better than the first book however still didn't surpass a three for me because I could move through it rather quickly without paying much attention. Still definitely recommend the series and have already started the last in the trilogy. ...more
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Terra is author of The Painted Maidens Trilogy ('The Rising', 'The Betrayed', and 'The Taking', the Akasha Series ('Water', 'Air', 'Fire', and 'Earth'), and 'The Kindred Curse Anthology'.

Terra was born and raised in Colorado but has since lived in California, Texas, Utah, North Carolina and Virginia. Terra has served a 5½ year enlistment in the Marine Corp, has earned her bachelor's and master's d

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The Painted Maidens Trilogy (3 books)
  • The Rising (The Painted Maidens Trilogy, #1)
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