Marked by Sin
Adopted by Brahma Corp’s Assassin Guild and raised as one of their own, Malina Hayes is about to make her fiftieth kill. After bringing down forty-nine of London’s worst criminals, this latest job shouldn't be a big deal. But if Malina is successful, she’ll ...more
I read, The Witch blood Chronicles, a spin off to this series first and really wanted to spend a little more time in this UF world. The reason is that it is an interesting blend of Witches, Angel Like Creatures, Demi-Gods, Gods, Demons, Naga, Hellhounds and quite a few other creatures that are not usually at the forefront of more UF. I wasn’t disappointed in the inventiveness of the authors to branch out into less used mythos to bring a new world into focus.
Malina is a pretty fun heroi ...more
Buddy read with my fellow UF addicts over at BB&B.
Malina Hayes is an excellent assassin, adopted by the Head Honcho at Brahma Corp’s Assassin Guild as a child and trained to be an excellent killer of criminals. And she’s just about to make her fiftieth kill, which would mean her first milestone mark, better pay and a better living. But nothing is as Malina thought it was when she finds out just how deeply she has been betrayed by those she trusted.
Instead of getting her fiftieth mark s...more
Hello, my dearest Urban Fantasy loving GR friends. This short little UF trilogy has badass assassin-turned-into-savior MC, really interesting background (gods and demons walking among humans producing supernatural offsprings with various supernatural powers) and a lot of action. So how comes none of you read it? Please, help me solve this mystery, because it really puzzles me.
This book started out as a 5 star book, but after some thinking, I settled down on 4 stars.
Malina lives in an alte ...more
After reading the blurb I was a bit hesitant, because "fate of the world at stake" kind of stories usually pack too much drama for me 🤦🏼♀. By the same token, I never read a book by Jasmine Walt I didn't like (though I'm new to Debbie Cassidy). So I gave it a shot (that is I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review) 👩🏼💻. And boy am I glad I did 💃🏼!
"Marked by Sin" turned out to be a fast-paced, action packed, uber original new-adult paranormal with kick butt characters and numerous plot t ...more
The writing was great, the story was complex but still fun, there were some good jokes, and the world building was incredibly unique and interesting. I'm from Indian decent myself, so I was wary about reading something so close to home because some authors makes it cheesy, but it was not a problem at all. And the plot was fast paced and captivating.
Malina was like the ideal urban fantasy lead. Somehow she's a normal, well ...more
There was so much I liked about this book. Malina is a very strong female lead, one that won't give up no matter what. Malina also refuses to let anything negative run her life. She wants the good to triumph over the bad, which makes her a beautiful soul.
In this book we discover what Malina really is. She has been lied to all her life about everything, and she also has be ...more
Malina is an assassin, hard, trained and proficient. Her skills are appreciated by the Guild and her carrier approaches fast an important milestone. With her fiftieth kill, she will ascend to a new level. But before she can be marked, hidden secrets are revealed and her world is shattered to pieces. Mal ...more
I found Malina to be a dimensional and likeable heroine. I admire her wit and candor, and she's very emotionally ...more
I was fortunate in receiving and ARC for this fine book. Marked by Sin is a fast paced novel with an intriguing heroine, and it has all the elements of a good read: keeps you consistently interested, original characters, plot twists, and a little titillation here and there. I enjoyed watching the progress of the energetic heroine as she grew into her powers. One of my markers for a well-written book is the growth of the characters as they move thro ...more
This is a fast paced novel with an intriguing heroine, and it has all the elements of a good read: keeps you consistently interested, original characters, plot twists, and a little titillation here and there. I enjoyed watching the progress of the energetic heroine as she grew into her powers. One of my markers for a well-written book is the growth of the characters as they move through their story. This one gets an A Plus from me. I don't want to ...more
And I am not at all disappointed.
I loved the fast paced flow of this novel and the urban fantasy London that had been created. I got introduced to new mythological creatures which had me wanting to shove this book in anyone's face.
Malina was very different from how I had ...more
When Malina’s fiftieth missi ...more
Malina is a st ...more
This book had so many feels and I'm still reeling from some of the information that I found out about Malina, her origins and her two sort of love interests.
Malina had always assumed that she was found one day with her origins unknown and was raised to be an assassin. In fact, she soon to do her fiftieth kill which is not only an increase in pay but status. Soon her world crashes around her when learning that not only were the people she kill ...more
The story is of a trained assassin, Malina, on the eve of her milestone 50th kill as assigned by the council. She's been raised and trained since her childhood by the head of the Assassin Guild and she's very good at what ...more
You start of seeing what Malina is like as an assassin and that would and you like her spunk and the character right off. From her bestie to who she ...more
A great mixed tale of myths and legends and modern science going too far!
A young woman who was taken from her parents to fulfil a purpose by a god other than what she was born for and finding herself acting as a substitute mother for two children and falling in love with a human in a world where most people are tainted by demon and my ...more
If you want to know what happened you need to read the book
I loved reading Marked by Sin and if ...more
This was a wonderfully written book as o have come to expect from jasmine Walt, this is the first book I have read from thee other author. I read this in a day and a half. I was hooked from the chapters I read before it was released. Strangely once I bought the book and started reading it, the story line changed drastically in ways I would not have predicted. This was a very creative, different story that I really enjoyed. Characters were well developed and easy to like. I read ...more
The only reason I gave it three stars was because of the writing style. In some places, it was really well done where in others it felt rushed or missing the spark the rest of the book had. There were also two points when two characters were speaking, but ...more