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Covetous

(The Marked Mage Chronicles #2)

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4.39  ·  Rating details ·  831 ratings  ·  81 reviews
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Heaven Wants Me Dead.
Hell Wants Me As Their Weapon.
And I’m in Bed With A Devil.

I was just your average seventeen-year-old girl, until I was Marked. Some may sell their souls; mine was taken. Not only are angelic hunters out to kill me, but Hell’s deadliest Mage—the devilishly charming Crown Prince of Lus
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Kindle Edition, 400 pages
Published July 14th 2017
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Victoria Evers Hahaha! Please give my apologies to the members of your house! :) So long as everything goes according to plan, I'm hoping for a late-January, maybe…moreHahaha! Please give my apologies to the members of your house! :) So long as everything goes according to plan, I'm hoping for a late-January, maybe early-February release. Fingers crossed!(less)

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Dianne
Hang on for a tale of tug-o-war with one girl’s heart, mind and soul as she fights with all she has to avoid becoming the bride of the Crown Prince of Lust, the dark mage, Blaine. It all started when Kat was “marked” by Blaine and it became open season on her life. Now, with the help of light mage, Reese, (who seems to have her romantic favor) and the professor, Kat attempts every spell they can find to remove the mark that acts as a homing beacon for Blaine. When he moves next door to her aunt’ ...more
Victoria Evers
Jul 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Sure, I may be bias, but I think this book is amazing! ;) I can't wait to share it with everybody on July 14th!
Hailey
Dec 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely adore this series so far! I couldn't stop turning the pages as new plot twists made it all the more interesting and unpredictable. I hope a third book will be coming out soon! This book is easily one of my new favorites and one I will definitely be recommending to others.
Jeanny
Nov 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
3.5 mostly bc it took the h an age to show any growth Around any mate related topics... it grew incredibly tiresome.
Leila
Jul 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
Better than the first one

Typically the first book in a series is one of the best, however this is not the case here. Pacing is great and the interactions between the characters aid this. Interesting story that keeps you drawn in the whole Time. The twists, while not all together super unpredictable, are well played. Definitely recommend.
M
Jan 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Captivating

I couldn't put it down! Some sequels fall flat but this one held its own. I hope the next one comes out soon.
Lela Eder
Jul 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow!

I just finished reading and I'm literally speechless and have an extreme book hang over! Insidious put me in a book slump for weeks, I couldn't pick up another book. This sequel was action packed, easy to follow, and incredibly simple to get caught up in! I literally could not put it down! Well done Victoria on another fantastic book! I'm literally dying for book 3! I highly recommend this author and this series!
Cher
Jul 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
Covetous

I finished this book awhile back and forgot to write the review immediately. So, here I am trying to remember all the details. I know I liked this 2 book series. The pacing was good. This is definitely a love triangle, and I really liked the ending. I will most likely look for other books by this author.
Ter Wilson
Aug 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
*Received an ARC for my honest opinion*

So happy that Insidious wasn't a fluke! Victoria Evers writing style shines through in total awesomeness.

This book was better than the first, holy hell talk about some plot twists!

Now I don't know who's team I am on now. Going to need to read both books again to make sure where I lay my loyalties at. To say the least I highly recommend this book if you read Insidious. If you not read Insidious, get on that so you can read Covetous!
The Book Blitzer
Jul 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Okay, I was not ready for that…
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After reading the first book, I thought I knew what I was in for.

Nope.

Not. At. All.

No sophomore slump here. Covetous is an electrifying urban fantasy with incredible characters that will stay with you long after you finish. The story begins a couple months after the events of the first book, where Kat Montgomery has settled in a new town and is now living with her aunt (because her parents are douches and left her! Yeah, they shouldn't be expecting Parent Of The Ye
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Nicole Bates
Jul 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Loved it!

Wow! I'm blown away. This book was amazing, yet left me needing to read the next in line immediately. C'mon author. Get it written.

Kat and Reese try feverently to break the hex that Blaine put on Kat. She tries to reverse the mating bond before it's too late and completely succumbs to Blaine's whim. Everyone's relationship in this books seems to evolve into so much more. Can't tell you more without ruining it. Just read it!
Gen Aljoe
Jul 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Amber Keller
Sep 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Amazing book...

This book keeps you turning the pages i cant wait for the next book i hope she gets with blaine.....
Ness
Nov 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: devoted-man
This book is very well written. Similar in some ways to "Shatter Me" by Mafi, it shatters your initial expectations and takes you down a new road entirely-but in a believable way. I was incredibly impressed by this series and am excited for the next book. As an avid reader, I would say I'm impressed by about 1 out of every 10 to 15 books I read. This one definitely impressed me. I hope the next book provides an incredible conclusion to this epic romance. Rarely do I anticipate the release of a b ...more
Mellissa Monteforte
Jan 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow

I'm not one to write reviews often, I just enjoy reading and rating, but I just had to take a moment to say how much I really am enjoying this series. It is unique with character building to not only the reader understand more but it is placed so unobtrusive thru the story one doesn't question how they understand or misunderstood a character. You just enjoy the ride of the read. I have become invested in this series and also anxious to dive into the next stories in this world to follow. Thank
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Carli Liles
Jul 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow.

Just 'wow'. That was incredible. SOOOO much character growth. I have to say I always have a tendency to root for the bad guy. This book has me salivating for a Val spinoff series/book. But the amount that you learn about ALL the main characters in this book is crazy. SO much happens.

I love the growth of Kat and Reese. And Kat and Blaine. And Val.

I did kind of feel like Carly being drug along for the ride was a little 'just for a spinoff setup', because otherwise she didn't feel particularly
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Meg Henry
Jan 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic, fast paced, and full of twists! I loved every second! I have officially become a Blaine fan!! I hope that the third book comes out soon!
Kelsey Thurston
Jan 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely loved! I am anxiously awaiting the third installment
Cara Dunford
Feb 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Can not wait for the 3rd book!!!
I Heart Books
Nov 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Even better the second time around. I'm totally in love with the bad guy! I need more Blaine.

What a shame, I thought, peering down at the striking young man beneath me, to be so beautiful on the outside, only to possess such a blackened heart.

“It may be black, love,” his voice purred inside my head. “But that doesn’t mean it still can’t be made of gold.”

SWOON!!!
Peter Carlstrom
Jul 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Loved it!

Heart pounding rapid action with our heroine fighting divided loyalties and attraction. The prince of hell turned out to be a totally different then previously implied. The good guys aren't good and the evil guys are not bad. The fights and narrow escapes, the sacrifices and the devotion are deeply affecting the arc of the story.
Ashley B
Jan 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
Torn

I am torn between the guys. I like them both and would prefer a why choose theme. But in the end i will go for the prince over the magician
Aleksandra
Jul 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I was so not expecting this.....longing for Blaine and the third book
victoria atchinson
Oct 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
So was not expecting that wow

I'm really enjoying this new series and I personally find it really hard to find a decent demon series so when I read the description and it mentioned demons hell hounds and the Prince of lust I couldn't resist and the first book didn't disappoint literally read the book in a day couldn't put it down once I started great characters great plot but the mane reason I've given 4 stars not 5 is because of book 2 don't get me wrong the story is amazing how ever the leading
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Heather
Jan 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
What a cliffhanger, and the next book isn’t out yet! Ugh! I’m liking the series pretty good. I waffled between 3 or 4 stars though. Mainly because the style of writing sometimes is a little confusing. The characters are referred to in different ways For example Mr. Reynolds, Nathan, Papa Bear, Adam’s Father are all used to refer to one character, and he’s not even a main character. It gets hard to keep them all straight in my head. Also, sometimes it feels like things are mentioned, or events oc ...more
Carrie O'Dell
Nov 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Covetous

OMG!! Can I say I'm cheering for Blaine?? I love this bad boy!! He loves Kat so much!! I'm not a fan of Reece anymore... Sorry lol can't wait for book 3!! 5++++ stars!!
Heather Gilbert
Ugh! I NEED book 3!

This story torpedos Kat’s life into a literally whirlwind of action, pain and revelation. I won’t go into too many details, as it will spoil this complex narrative, just know that few things are as they seem, friends can become enemies, enemies are really allies and always protect your heart...

Pros:
- Exceptionally well written.
- Character growth and revelations rock the players and the reader both.
- Kay: A heroine who actually responds like a rational being. This girl doesn’t
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Neilliza Swaffar
Aug 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow! I love this book. Usually book 1 are always the best when it comes to a series, but not this one. This one was for sure a page turner and a whole lot entertaining. I hated Blaine in book 1, but I love him in book 2. Kat definitely turned into one strong heroine, with the help of Blaine. I love that I got to know more of Blaine in book 2 and he is so much more than meets the eye. Sure I am very fond of Reese and he is adorable, but he is not around enough for me to completely fall for him... ...more
Wendy
Jun 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Loved this book. A lot of the issues I had with the first book seemed to be ironed out in this one. I loved the dialogue so much. The characters talk like real people. Something that authors aren't always good at capturing. The characters are complex, charismatic and have enough good and bad in them that you never know who to root for. The plot action really picked up towards the end of the first book and kept moving at a great pace through the second. I couldn't put it down. Still a few odds an ...more
Cecilia
Mar 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
You know when its a good book when in Book 1 you hate a character and in book 2 you love him!

BLAINE. I hated Blaine in book 1. I liked Reese. But, by book 2 I was like Reese who?

In this book we learn more about the backstory of Blaine, and why really happen on the night of the car crash.
I'm not in love with the character of Kat since the beginning, but I do like how she is such a strong female character.

This isn't a book that is my favorite, but I appreciate the story telling and the twist and t
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The Marked Mage Chronicles (2 books)
  • Insidious (The Marked Mage Chronicles, #1)