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3.73  ·  Rating details ·  6,443 ratings  ·  575 reviews
You know that group of people in school that everyone fears? Popular. Beautiful. The in-crowd?
That was my family. Kind of.
We were above that group. We held court over everyone else. We were the best looking. We were the mysterious and elusive ones. Most of the girls wanted to (and did) date the guys, but they didn't want to be one of us. They couldn't be. They were our pre
Kindle Edition, 254 pages
Published May 12th 2016
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5 ★★★★★ Suspenseful Stars

Genre: Paranormal/ Angels and Demons
Type: Standalone
POV: First Person – Female


"We were strong separately, but when we were together, we were impenetrable."


EVIL is a standalone paranormal story, a battle between Demons and Angels that takes place in high school in the city of Minnesota. It focus around the BRADEN foursome family who are perfect, gorgeous, mysterious and dysfunctional. The Brade
Elise ✘ a.k.a Ryder's Pet ✘
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Re-read: 12.10.2020
This time reading the book I could finally see what kind of mess it is. Like holy shit, I don't remember it being sooo.... chaotic. Kellan Braden (how old?) and Shay Braden (how old? 17? 18?) who are siblings - but not really. But Shay has grown up thinking Kellan is her brother. Hell the book starts with her calling Kellan her brother, along side her other siblings, Vespar Braden and Giuseppa ‘Gus’ Braden. She always felt different from
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GENRE: Evil is a full-length paranormal romance stand-alone.
RELEASE DATE: May 13th 2016

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Ekkkkk Ok I have a confession to make I have NEVER read a PARANORMAL book before *gasps*

So we've established that this is a first for me delving into demons and angels and all things paranormal, but as soon as you jump into this weither you like it or not your
Tink Magoo is bad at reviews
Let's go with a 3.3

For the most part this was enjoyable. Definitely confusing at the start but everything tied together pretty well by the end. My issues are with the sex vs violence. There are descriptive scenes of murder and even sex scenes with other characters, but when it came to the two main characters 'bonding' the whole thing was skipped over. It just makes no sense.

A strong start that petered out.
Monty Cupcake ☠ Queen of Bloodshed ☠
Meh. It started off interesting with a girl in a demon family. The Braeden family of Kellan, Shay, and twins Vespar & Guiseppa. They're demons and evil-ish. Shay is different and doesn't use her powers, even if she's the more powerful sibling. Then strange things start happening and the twins make a lot of messes that grab the attention of others. Not a good thing as there exists oversight for all creatures and they've made too much noise.

The beginning was good, the girl with mysterious powers
Mar 05, 2016 rated it did not like it
Shelves: dnf, disgusting
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Steffi De Ceuster  ♥
Sep 16, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: owned
So I am a very hard person to like a fantasy book I only loved Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin and the The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare. That are the only ones I truly enjoyed. I like fantasy movies but books it's a little harder for me.

So for me I wasn't sure what it truly was that I didn't enjoy maybe her love interest because suddenly that felt a bit forced. It wasn't like I hated it or something I just didn't get a lot and I read my books for the love interest and the connection
Tracy *To the point Reviews*

I love Tijan books. They have lots of angst and conflict and action and nutty shit going on. I didn't think this was supernatural because when I saw it was by Tijan I just hunkered down and prepped myself for a ride. I certainly didnt expect this. More so than that, all through the book I expected it to get heavier... better, with a bit more conflict, but there wasn't.

It ended up being a lot of crazy shit about half breed demons and nephilim. But this book, for all its supernatural creature
Colleen Beadling-krebsbach
Jan 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Loved this book, even though its not completed yet ( I was reading a draft posted by the author). I have fallen in love with Tijan's writing style!!! ...more
Oct 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I'll post some thoughts on the completed version...eventually! I definitely enjoyed it though :)

Old Review
I was definitely hooked from the beginning with this one. Although I did make the mistake of starting the book without reading anything else about it and it wasn't until I was about 3/4 of the way through the chapters that I realized there was no way the story was going to be finished in those 18 chapters. That's when I realized the story had been abandoned and wasn't finished.

That being sa

Sophie "Beware Of The Reader"
Apr 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Fans of davy Harwood
I received this book from a fellow reader who wanted to "share the love".

I hadn't read the blurb but as it was Tijan, I went blind armed with faith. To my utmost delight, I got what I call the "Other Tijan", not the Fallen Crest Tijan but the writer of Davy Harwood. Yes it's fantasy as the title should have let me know.

I don't want to give details about the blurb, just keep the surprise but know that I loved the battle of Good vs Evil, the idea even someone evil can love hard and sacrifice himse
Donna ~ The Romance Cover
May 18, 2016 rated it really liked it
Evil by Tijan
4 stars!!!

“We’ve been hiding all our lives. I’m done’s time to fight”

I have loved Tijan’s books so it always piques my interest when an author steps out of their tried and tested genre and pokes their toes into something else. With Evil though, Tijan cleverly integrates the two, we have her trademark school kids interwoven with paranormal and it made for an intriguing read that I didn’t want to put down. I am not a paranormal aficionado by any means, but I ha
Apr 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing

As a good friend of mine would say, "I've been TIJANED" by EVIL. This is only the second book by Tijan that I've read, but I really need to change that. She knows how to write captivating stories that I love. I didn't go back to read the blurb, so I had no clue what to expect. No worries though, Tijan didn't let me down. Once again I was engrossed into this story, reading page after page wanting to get to the end to find out what happens.

"The Braden siblings were famous in our little community o
Louise Roach
May 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Well, I simply don’t know where to start!! I’m going to be honest, apart from a little dabble with a certain Vampire series, EVIL is MY FIRST paranormal read! And OH MY GOODNESS – what a wonderful, fantastic, consuming and addictive ride Tijan managed to take me on! She has introduced me to a genre that I had no experience of. I went in totally blind with no expectations (apart from a niggling feeling and concern of “what if I don’t like it?”, and came out totally in love with the characters, co ...more
♥Booklish Reviews♥
Warning: A rant follows!

Before we get started, I feel the need to make something clear to fellow readers who may come across this review: I've never had the highest opinion of Tijan's work. Never.
Some years ago a friend coerced me into reading Fallen Crest and later Carter Reed. Both, of which, were DNF's on my part.
Said friend loves everything this author puts out. I don't.

The good, bad, and ugly...RANT

Tijan's writing leaves much to be desired. I can't stress it enough. Every book
✰ Liz ✰
May 20, 2016 marked it as to-read

Evil is featured in our May Top Picks for May 2016!


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Pam Nelson
5 Evil Stars

I tell you what this book had me hooked right away. I wanted to know what the heck was going on!

Tijan has a way of just giving you enough to make you scratch your head and want more. And I couldn’t put this book down. Though I did have to sleep, :( but then I dreamed of Kellan. Hahah.

Kellan is a mysterious fella and you don’t truly understand his intentions until the end. I freaking loved that, because I kept second guessing everything.
I very much liked how different it was from mo
Lucy at Rain and Cupcakes Book Blog
Read the first 20 unedited chapters, and really liked it! Hopefully the author would continue writing this story and publish it!
Varied Books
May 13, 2016 rated it really liked it
Story drew me & held my attention. Awesome H/h. Read thru KU & bought for .99.

Negative- YA sex scene. I felt the connection between H/h but I wanted more steam.
May 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I had the pleasure of reading this book on the journey back on a long car trip. It was a perfect companion for the drive! This book is listed as a paranormal new adult book, but I would list is as a paranormal young adult book with some strong sexual situations. While there were a few sex scenes, they weren't shared by the main characters, which is why I think I would designate the difference. Once you delve into the story, you will understand.

We have a "family" with loose bonds that we meet fr
I love Tijan's work but this just didn't do it for me.

1. I didn't realize this was a paranormal until I started reading it. This wasn't a bad thing because I love paranormal romance, but I was surprised.

2. The hero Kellan and heroine Shay are brother and sister. Yeah Shay learns they aren't really siblings later on but how do you go from believing he's your blood brother to lusting and loving him.... -gags-. This was not realistic and very icky. Plus Kellan knew he wasn't Shay's brother the en
Debra Anastasia
May 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book by Tijan will capture you instantly. Her paranormal imagination is a gift to readers. I could not put this down. Sexy, exciting and surprising.
Aira  Cabrera
Jul 08, 2016 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars!

This book really held me captive. I think it’s been awhile since I’ve read a paranormal book. It’s all just been the same, and nothing has captured my attention recently. When I saw that Tijan was the author of this book, I just had to buy it and read it.

I didn’t know what to expect. The synopsis was vague, and I guess that’s what compelled me to give this a shot. This was a highly entertaining read. Something was always happening and I really enjoyed it.

It’s time to get critical. I di
Cyndi Garcia
May 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
This book is written by Tijan author who also wrote the series Fallen Crest. First of all I love the ways she writes and has great story flow. Tijan is also great at creating great stories that involve girls that can hang with the boys and put them in they’re place.

This book is a Demon related book. 65% of the book you are pretty much clueless. Your like what? I dont understand???. Tijan really had you guessing through this book. The reason I did not give it the 5 stars is because the 2 love int
Mg ♥ The Bookishmedialite
May 25, 2016 rated it really liked it


This was my first Tijan's book. It was good, but not that oh so good for me.
I blame myself. I think that my expectations were so high that it did not allow me to enjoy the book at all.
Mysterious? Yes.
Intriguing? Yes.
Romance? A tiny little bit.
Did I love the characters? Kellan? Oh yeah. He was the only character, right? Sorry, but he was the only thing I could think whilst reading it. KELLAN, KELLAN, KELLAN!!!

Anyway, I feel that Kellan deserved more of what he got. *Yes, I
May 05, 2016 added it
Shelves: arc
Review and rating to come!!
taveena kade
Dec 26, 2019 rated it did not like it
DNF @ 22%

I just realized that Shay and Kellan end up together but they’re siblings as or right now?? Listen, I’m cool with the whole step brother thing but this is flat out incest my friends and I am not here for it.
May 08, 2016 rated it really liked it
“You don’t have to be scared of what’s coming in the future. You’re my family.” The way he said ‘my family’ sparked something powerful in me. It was as if he laid claim to me or would die protecting me. I wasn’t sure what he meant, but I wasn’t brave enough to ask. A part of me was scared of his answer to that question, so I remained silent with my hands curled in the blanket.

Evil was a fantastic read. I’ve been a fan of Tijan’s books for quiet some time and haven’t had the pleasure of reading a
There was absolutely no chemistry between Kellan and Shay. None. I don't even know if they have feelings for each other. They're soulmates and have bonded, but other than that? This bothered me, because the romance of this book just fell flat. It was nonexistent.

I hated it that Kellan was a manwhore. He knew from the very moment they met (when Shay was 6 years old) that they were soulmates. But does he wait for her? Nope. He screws everything that comes his way. Sometimes repeatedly. And then he
May 13, 2016 rated it really liked it
Super. AWESOME. Amazing!!

Okay this was a stand alone novel, that could potentially be a series but there is no cliff hanger endings that I have grown to hate.

The writing was VERY good and I almost gae it 5 stars but there are a few things in it that felt unfinished to I couldn't rejoice the way that I normally would do.

However after reading this novel, I will MOST DEFINITELY be reading more by this author. Tijan is AMAZEBALLS!

If you like reading about demons, angels and all that's in between th
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