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Guarding Eden (Midway #1)

4.85  ·  Rating details ·  53 Ratings  ·  36 Reviews
***The Midway Novels are spin-offs of the Hidden Wings Series, but each book can be read as a standalone.***

Tucked away at an upscale, private boarding school in Brindle Hollow, Washington, seventeen-year-old Eden East comes face to face with a hideous creature on her walk back to her dorm. Shaken to her core, she's left questioning the world around her, and soon fi
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Published July 28th 2017 by CHBB Publishing
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Jul 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Cameo Renae has blown me away once again. She made my heart melt. Alex and Eden's connection is one you can't help but fall for. I loved being introduced to new characters as well as seeing some of the old characters from Hidden Wings. I really love the Hidden Wings Series and was so excited for this spin off. Cameo's writing is truly magical, she pulls her readers in straight from the start. Once you read the first page, you wont be able to put it down til the end, then youll be left with a boo ...more
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Jul 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Sigh... oh how I love this world that Cameo has created! Alex, an amazing Guardian that we got the pleasure of meeting in the Hidden Wings series, is on an assignment that is going to change his world forever.
Eden is a mortal who has seen a darkling and survived, and now she is in grave danger. Enter Alex and an amazingly swoon worthy, action packed adventure that will have you flying through the pages.
We get some fun visits with old friends, and get to meet some fantastic new ones. I am truly
Cassie May
Jul 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Reviewed on behalf of 3 Degrees of Fiction Blog
I like books about angels, fallen angels, Heaven and Hell. That being said I was really excited to review Guarding Eden. It’s supposed to be a standalone, starting a spin off series of the Hidden Wing Series, but I felt a little lost without having read the Hidden Wing Series before. There were a lot of characters mentioned shortly who somehow influenced the male MC during his life, but without the background information I was a little confused by t
Jul 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
WOW Cameo Renae has slayed me again! I love her writing weither it be Dystopian (After Light Saga), In My Dream Duet, Angels & Demons (Hidden Wings Series) or this new spin off the Midway Novel's (Again Angels & Demons). You can tell with her writing she has a passion for her characters and the world they live in.

In the Midway Novel Guarding Eden you get a chance to see some of your favorite characters from the Hidden Wings series if you missed them a bit. You even get to embrace the lo
Lisa "rawkr" Arrieta
Jul 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I swear every time this women writes a book, I'm glued to it. She has this ability to suck you into a magical world she's created, and you never want to leave.

Now. Although Dom is my favorite from the Hidden Wings series, I loved reading about Alex, he's such a sweet, caring guardian who protects with everything in him.

And Eden, everything happening to her, most people would freak and run the opposite direction. Not this girl, she's a champ. Willing to keep those she loves safe and keep moving
Jul 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow. Just wow. I was so happy when Ms Renae announced that she is writing this book! Yes I hoped I will get Dom's story first but hey I won't complain as she gave me glimpses of him *sigh*

This book is everything that I expected from the spin-offs. You have the old characters but it's so easily to follow the story without reading the other books. But why would you miss on this awesome series?

Alexander's story is beautifully written, funny, emotional and just perfect. The turmoil he and Eden go th
Jul 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Omg I couldn't put this book down. It should come with a warning label that this book is highly addictive. The only way I can describe this book is that it was written perfectly. I could picture it in my head like I was watching a movie. Thank you for allowing me to be part of your arc team Cameo Renea and I can't not wait for the next adventure
Stacey (Sassy Book Lovers)
This story was just AH-MAZ-ING!!! Reading it made me realise how much I've missed reading stories about Angels. It was definitely a refreshing much needed change.

Cameo Renae is such a brilliant storyteller, her words captured me completely, I just fell in love with this story and it's characters.

I have to say besides the two main characters Alex and Eden, I just adored Sabastian, he was one of Eden's best friends and whenever he was there I was laughing my head off. He's definitely one that li
Kendall {Book Crazy}
Aug 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I've read all but one of this author's books and I've read her Hidden Wings series and I loved that series a lot, so I was really, really excited when a spin-off series was announced! I waited patiently for this book to release and then grabbed a copy as soon as it did! I waited a few weeks to read this book because I had such high expectations for it that I didn't want to be disappointed lol! I finally took the plunge though and I'm really happy I did because I loved this book! The plot develop ...more
Sara Nelson
Jul 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I was so excited when I heard this author was doing a spin off to The Hidden Wings series. I am a 100% #TeamKade, but I love getting to know all the other guardians, as well. And I can't wait who is going to be the next guardian in this series.
When Alex graced us with his presence in this book, you really get to see him, for him. Even though he was a big character in The Hidden Wings series, this story is all his, well and of course Eden's. But wow, who know Alex could be such a heart throb??? M
Jul 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, angels
If you've read the Hidden Wings series or are a fan of angels, then this book is for you!!
While the Midway Novels are considered stand-alones, they do take place after the Hidden Wings series and that series fills in some gaps and will give the reader a more thorough experience in Guarding Eden.
Action, adventure, hilarious best friends, romance and a forbidden, intense attraction makes this the perfect getaway book!
Jul 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely love each and every word in Guarding Eden!
I felt like I have laughed, cried, and celebrated love with each turn of the page. I love how the characters all grow through the book, and how they are all intertwined.
Eden is a wonderful soul that I really feel I could connect with. I love it!!!
Alex.... oh sweet Alex!! He never pushes, is always the gentleman and is totally there for everything Eden needs. Truly what you would imagine a guardian angel to be like!!
That ending!!! I want to
Jul 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Alex is sent to guard the beautiful Eden from a darkling attack and his mission is to figure out why but she might be in more trouble then they thought. Eden and her friends welcome Alex into their group and soon the adventure begins. When Alex finds out Eden's true identity, will he be able to protect her? With help from some friends, he might have a chance! Alex and Eden must not only fight for her life but also the attraction they feel for one another, guardians are not to get involved with t ...more
Demetria Author
Jul 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Diving back into this amazing world that Cameo has created is exciting and wonderful.
A spirited young high school girl Eden has no idea that her world is about to flip upside down. Along side Alex who is in an angel in more than just the literal sense. This pair takes you to a whole new look on life.
I love how this ties into Hidden Wings, yet keeps itself as a standalone novel.
This story is a thrilling ride of emotions! Keeps you wanting more. Very hard to put down! I love this story! I cant w
Jul 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
WOW!! What an amazing book, I could not put it down. Amazing characters and story. I loved the relationship between Eden and her friends, the dialogue was witty and so funny. I fell in love with the characters and the story. Definitely recommend; romance, humour and action all in one. I can't wait for the next book Eeek !!
Jul 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
so much better than i thought it was going to be.. great story
Aug 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
2 days. I read this book in 2 days. The only reason it took me that long was because things like ‘sleep’ and ‘responsibility’ kept getting in my way. As a huge Hidden Wings fan, I majorly had my hopes up about this book, and KNEW I would not be disappointed. Cameo Renae does not write bad books. It’s the easiest decision in the world which book to pick up if one of those choices is her book.

I was super curious to find out how the Hidden Wings world would continue, yet this new series could also
Aug 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ebook
Wow, simply wow! I just wanted to take a sneak peek ....and then, suddenly, I turned the last page. The next thing I did, I downloaded another book by Cameo Renae and I am so looking forward to reading it!

"Guarding Eden" sounded rather interesting and a bit unusual and I just thought that it might make a nice change. Then I started reading and it captivated me right from the start. I loved the amazing characters as well as the great story, I felt and suffered and feared with our hero and our her
Aug 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Guarding Eden ( Midway Series #1 )
By Cameo Renea.
Can be read as a stand alone, but also a spin off from the Hidden wings Series.

A story about Angels and Nephilim told beautifully. A stunning flawless read!

I must admit I am new to Cameo's Books. I have a couple of her digital copies sitting on my Kindle but as of yet, they have gone unread due to my reviewing so many other books.
Wow just wow I am so pleased to have finally read one of Cameo's books.

I am so pleased to have entered the world of Mi
Aug 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing

Cameo Renae is a genius of the highest order, this girl can write, she sets the scene beautifully, with great detail to the surrounding areas, you can picture the scenes in your head like a movie and that is because Miss Renae has built it up properly, not left us with titbits here and there, it is a full on masterpiece, how this has not been picked up for TV, I don't know, The characters are not your basic characters, she has written them with great love, you can tell she poured her heart into
Kalli Bunch
Aug 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
If you haven't read this book, I suggest you get off of this review RIGHT NOW and go to your NEAREST book store and pick up a copy!! I laughed, I cried, I screamed, I ripped out my hair, and I fell in love with a whole new set of characters!! My new fav is Sebastian. He is the ULTIMATE best friend!! He has Eden's best interests at heart, fiercely loyal, and hilarious as HELL!!! Alex is drop dead GORGEOUS (as the perfect book boyfriend should be). There is nothing lacking about this book except, ...more
Aug 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is a great start to a new series by Cameo Renae. It is a spinoff from the Hidden Wings series. You don’t need to read Hidden Wings first. I have read the first three Hidden Wings books, but it’s been three years. I think there is a re-read in my near future.

Eden East is at a boarding school. She’s getting ready to turn eighteen and graduate high school. She has three amazing best friends.

One night, everything changes because she saw a creature.

Everything really starts to change when a new g
Aug 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I've finished Guardian Eden and I loved it! ❤This is a new series by Cameo Renae (a spin of her first series Hidden Wings-A MUST READ!)

My head wants to stay in this magical angel filled world that Cameo brings you in every time with this series!

The main characters are Alex a guardian angel and Eden a seventeen girl, Alex has been sent from Midway to guard and protect Eden and his mission is to find out why she is being attacked by the darkling.

Old characters are included and new ones are too!
YA & NA Bookshelf
Jul 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Well I haven't read the other books in the Hidden Wings series but I definitely want to. I absolutely loved guarding eden and all the characters. Eden was a great main character. She wasn't whiny, she accepted the changes due in her life and she still thought of her friends when she was going through a horrendous time.

What can I say about Alex? I want one!

I loved Sebastian and Eden's other friends. I would love to read a story where Sebastian find his love.

I look forward to reading about how A
Natalie Hughes
Aug 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
So sad to be finished this book because now i have to wait for the next instalment. Oh how i love these characters, each and every one. I love that we get to see everyone from the Hidden Wings series and Cameo manages to tie it altogether so well giving them all a reason to want to fight for Eden.

Eden and Alex work so well together. Falling into an easy friendship before it becomes more. It was nice to learn more about Alex and his life in Grandia. I look forward to finding out who Dom and Thoma
Jessica eldridge
Aug 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Another great story from Cameo Renae! In Guarding Eden we get another glimpse of the Hidden Wing world, which we all love, but this time we get to see more of our lovely Alexander. Im absolutely in love with Alex and Eden, they have such great chemistry. Cameo does a wonderful job getting you so wrapped up in her stories you just can't put them down. I really enjoyed the new characters and of course it was great to see some of our old favorites from the Hidden Wing series. I highly recommend rea ...more
★ Teena ★
Jul 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Please don't ever stop writing about the guardians and midway. Absolutely love these characters, their back stories, events, and new characters such as Eden & her hilarious group of friends.

Finished reading this book in just a few hours as I could not put it down...especially when familiar characters such as Dom come back into the picture and I couldn't help but burst out laughing like a lunatic alone in my room because of the things he says.

Keep developing more of this amazing world. Thank
Nikki Archer
Aug 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely love Guarding Eden I fell in love with these amazing characters that the author put together an amazing story line I laugh got mad Sebastian 😘😍😍 and Alex 😍😍 action pack. I read this book in a day and a half I would be finished sooner if I didn't have to work this is one of my favorite stories in 2017. Angels fallen angels demons and one of my favorite stories to read. Cameo renae put together a phenomenon the hidden wing spinoff series can't get no better I don't want to give too m ...more
Lora Nowak
If you've read the "Hidden Wings" series, this book is a must read. You'll meet old friends and new ones along the journey that Eden and Alex travel together. Cameo Renae always creates intriguing stories that capture your heart. The new characters are well developed as is their relationship with Eden. I look forward to the next novel from the "Midway" to see what's in store for more of the Guardians and to catch up on Alex, Eden and the rest of the angelic family :)
Debbie Eyre
Aug 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
WOW!!! Once started I could not put this book down! Well written this highly addictive story has fantastic characters & storyline full of romance & danger & a HEA. Although you don't need to read the previous hidden wings series from where this spin off has come from, after reading this you will defo want to!
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