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The Jack (The Immortal Series Book Two)

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An impossible choice.

Should he save the woman he loves but can never have, protect humanity, or avoid a prison sentence that would stretch for eternity?

Archer is a half breed, caught between two opposing heritages - the Jacks, a bloodthirsty race who kills for sport, and the Readers, a docile race trying to save humankind. Two years ago, he betrayed the Readers, though, i
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Kindle Edition, 328 pages
Published August 21st 2018
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I found this story to be rather enjoyable to read! It was my first time reading from this author and I'm looking forward to reading the rest in this series. I loved the premise of the Readers, Jacks, and Seers and found all of it rather intriguing. There were times where I felt like I was missing something from the story, which I have a feeling you'd get a great deal of if you've read the first book in the series, The Reader. I think if I read t
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Angela
Oct 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
4 Stars

The Jack is the second book in The Immortal Series by M.K Harkins. This is an extremely good New Adult fantasy- full of action mystery, suspense, danger, secrets, emotion, intrigue, and romance. Although you could read this book as a standalone, I really recommend reading The Reader before setting off on this adventure. The Reader is where we meet Archer and what happens in that book really sets the tone and direction of Archer’s story, so having all that information would be highly benef
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Jodee Symons arellano
I have dishes stacked in the sink, a load of laundry sitting in the washer, beds not made, floors not washed and a pot of coffee that has mysteriously disappeared. Why am I telling this to you, you ask? I have spent the past few hours with my nose in my laptop screen, reading "The Jack" I sat down to start reading it and was so into it, NOTHING got accomplished today, except reading "The JACK" and drinking an entire pot of coffee.
I have always wanted to give my opinion to/on an author, and now
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E.A.
The Jack (The Immortal Series Book Two) by M.K. Harkins was a entertaining engaging read that had my hooked.

Not my first read by this author or in this series, and though this book takes place two years after The Reader ends, this is still a continuation series so I suggest reading the first book before this one, as it will give you much needed info on the character's backstory and, the even that takes place before The Jack.

I have to say, that this book was a tad bit better than the first, the
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Maura
Oct 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Please read THE READER (Book 1 of The Immortal Series) first. THE JACK (Book 2 of the series) is an amazingly fantastically layered story and it is my opinion that it will be a much more satisfying read if read in order. There are a lot of nuances and characters for which the groundwork is layed in the first book.

Ok, now my review... Today was an incredibly busy day being an adult. After finally getting home at 7pm, I started reading THE JACK and realized this was a book that deserved a pleasant
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Julie
Aug 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy, paranormal, ya
After reading book 1 in the series, I was looking forward to The Jack and wasn’t disappointed. It was abound with romantic tension, suspenseful action and surprise twist and turns that blew my mind.
Archer is of mixed blood, first he betrayed people who trusted him, now he’s attempting to help them. He’s really in a quandary though, he has many choices he can choose from, but each has it’s own consequences, which will have the best outcome for them all? Which will Archer choose?
An exciting, edge
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Mylissa Demeyere
Aug 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Loved the story. All the twists and turns, all the romantic tension, all the action! Harkins proves to be an excellent storyteller, engaging the reader and taking them on a thrilling ride. Don’t miss out on this series, and be sure to check out her other books, perfect reads.
Oh and Archer is really, really hot! Enjoy.
Nancy Thompson
Sep 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This author has come a long way since releasing her first book, but I've been a fan since then. Hard to pick a favorite series, and PNR isn't a genre I read a lot of, but both The Reader and The Jack were immensely enjoyable, quick and easy to read, and thrilling to the end.

What I liked most about The Jack is Archer. *swoon* I prefer the bad boy, and Archer fits the bill, but not overly so. He's a misfit who's lost his way among other things, like the woman he loved, but then Sadie comes along
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Malissa
As soon as this book came on my radar I knew that I had to read it. Having not read the first book, The Reader, I immediately went and one-clicked it, tore through it, and then sat in anxious anticipation for The Jack to release!

I knew this one was going to have me gripping the pages because I fell hard and fast for Archer in the first book and wow the way things went out in The Reader I wasn't quite sure where his story was going to go, although I knew he would be redeemed I was totally unsure
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Darin Brown
Oct 07, 2018 rated it it was ok
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Nia Dragin
Oct 20, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Picking up where the last book left off The Jack follows Archer on his road to redemption. What’s so lovely about redemption stories is that we get to see the complications that come with wanting to redeem one’s self. Archer was a minor character in the previous novel, and now he finally gets to shine. He seems so different than he was in the previous novel because two years have passed, allowing him to think on all the lies that led to his betrayal, lies he thought of as truth, forcing him now ...more
Ann
Oct 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Standalone, Excellent Editing, Entertaining, Highly Recommend.

This book and the first one in the series, ‘The Reader’ were excellent paranormal romances. ‘The Jack’ is the second standalone book in the series that has continuing characters and an overarching storyline. ‘The Reader’ had a satisfying and natural conclusion, and this volume, ‘Jack’, picked up with the same characters, as well as new ones, two years after the conclusion of ‘The Reader ‘. It isn’t necessary to read the first book in
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IM211
Dec 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
I recieved a free copy of this ebook from the author.

summary

The Jack continues 2 years after the fateful event of the first book. We follow Archer and a new MC Sadie, as they set out with the Reader gang(Davon, Ann and Lucy) to uncover more of the visions predistined by their predecessor eons ago.
Meanwhile, Archer's role in the attack is brought to light and with a Seer's help it may clear out the confusion he has faced all these years, but Sadie's destiny os the episode.



Thoughts

This sequel wa

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Tracy Antonelli Manderson
Oct 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Jack (The Immortal Series Book Two) by M.K. Harkins
5 out of 5 stars

The Jack is the second book in the Immortal series written by M.K. Harkens. I have read a few books by this author and her works get better and better I really enjoy her work. This book/series is a paranormal/romance with difficult choices and betrayal. The characters are well written and amazing I loved the way they interacted with each other. The way this author described the scenery was incredible and I could picture myse
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Laura Furuta
Oct 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Jack (The Immortal Series Book 2)
By: M.K. Harkins
5 out of 5 stars

The story The Jack (The Immortal Series Book 2) by M.K. Harkins is a fantasy book that I loved reading. It is a book that hooked me in from the very beginning and I found myself not wanting to put it down until I had finished the last page. It is a story that has action, mystery, and danger. I loved reading about the characters of Archer and Sadie. Sadie is a girl who is conflicted about the way that she feels about Archer. She
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Erin
Oct 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
I give The Jack (The Immortal Series Book 2) by M.K. Harkins, 4 stars.
*This review may contain spoilers from book 1.*

Archer just exists now. His once best friends hate him. The woman of his dreams is in love with the man he considered like a brother. He cannot move on. But when a woman warns him that his friends are in danger, he cannot only not get her out of his head, he thinks she might be of a race thought to be long gone. Does he warn these people who now hate him?

Sadie is the last seer, an
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Francis
Oct 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Jack is the exciting second book in M.K. Harkins’ The Immortals series. It picks up a couple of years after the first book, The Reader, ended with the extinction of (nearly) all of the Jacks – a race of immortals who bring terror and death to the world.
I’m glad there was a chance for Archer to develop more as a character, following the events of the previous book. It was also great to get to know Sadie – I really liked her as a character (and Eve!). The way she’d struggled over the years wit
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Michelle Austin
Oct 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Jack was a great 5 star read and book 2 in The Immortal Series.
I was excited to get started on this read to see where the series was going next with Archer.

We get pulled in right from the beginning when Archer is sitting on the beach watching the one woman he loved but would never have because of choices that were made years before. When Sadie sits down next to him, something happens that causes him to make a choice.

By warning Archer, Sadie has revealed her true self, she panics and takes o
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Shannon
Oct 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
The Jack is book 2 and should be read after book one called The Reader. This series is off to a fantastic, adventurous start. I enjoyed reading this book and learning about the newest characters. Some characters return from book one and others are new to us.

The bottom line is essentially the same as book one. Good versus evil. There were three groups unknown to humans, trying to make the world a better place. One group, The Jacks, decided to turn away from good, while the Readers and the Seers
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Kerry Baker
Oct 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Jack by M.K. Harkins is the second book in The Immortal series. As good as the first book this book will be sure to keep you reading to the end.
Archer lives his life each day stuck between two opposing sides. A position he is responsible for since the betrayed he readers. It doesn’t matter that he saved them from destruction, only that he betrayed them in the first place.
So when he meets the immortal seer Sadie, he is not surprised to find out she is on a mission to destroy the remaining Ja
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Heather
Oct 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Jack, The Immortal Series Book Two, by M.K. Harkins is a contemporary fantasy novel. I highly recommend reading the series in order so that you learn back history on several of the characters that are paramount, front and center in The Jack. The Jack is the follow-up story to The Reader. In The Jack, Asher takes the stage either to surpass all expectations or to fall into the depths everyone believes he belongs within. I thought I knew Asher's character after reading the first book of the se ...more
Emily
Oct 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
“The Jack” is the second book in the riveting The Immortal series by MK Harkins. Please read “The Reader” first so you know what is going on! First of all, I just need to say “HOLY MOLEY!!” “The Jack” was SO good! I knew it would be, because I LOVED “The Reader” and this series is blowing my mind how good it is! “The Jack” gives us a different perspective than “The Reader” but with the same main characters, plus the lovely addition of Sadie. This story is about Archer and Sadie, a mysterious wom ...more
Erica Fish
Oct 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What an amazing second book of the Immortal Series, the Jack. I really like MK Harkins and she does an amazing job writing for the YA audience. The YA audience needs specialized talent to write a book and not lose their interest with in the first couple of pages. To be real I was hooked with in the first couple of paragraphs. As I stated this is the second book and to really get the story line I recommend reading the first book The Reader. There is a familiar name Archer from The Reader. Archer ...more
Sharrice
Aug 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book was soooo good. I was captivated from the first pages and stayed hooked until the end. If this series has any more books I will so be checking them out.

Archer has had a difficult life. Being raised by Readers for most of his life he had everything. Good friends and a happy life. Outside of his father hating him he had everything he ever wanted. Then he found out he was half-Jack and has spent the last two years alone after betraying his family. When a girl comes up to him and tells him
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Katie Kearney
Oct 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Jack (The Immortal Series Book 2) By MK Harkins. This story had me completely hooked from page one. I had a little trouble in book one but those troubles are way in the past. I highly recommend reading these in order to really enjoy this world the author has brought readers. This fantasy story is much more than just that, it has romance, suspense and action. While we watch Archer and Sadie’s book unfold be ready for an incredible journey and adventure. The author writes a story that complete ...more
Sara
Aug 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
4 Stars!!

Poor Archer! Talk about having the weight of the world on your shoulders... or in this case humanity.

This is the first book I have read by M. K. Harkins.

The Jack was a twisty, suspense-filled read. The romance is great, not too angsty and fairly tame. This is because, while the romantic aspect plays a big part in the story, it isn't the entire story. There are many twists and turns throughout the book that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Difficult choices must be made. Consequ
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Moriah Venable
Oct 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
The Jack is the second novel in the Immortal series by M. K. Harkins. This is my third novel by this author.

A half breed, Archer, is torn between two races, The Jacks which are a race who kill for sports and The Readers, a race that is trying to save mankind.

Years before, Archer betrays the Readers and ever since has been living alone and filled with unrequited love.

But when Archer becomes drawn to Sadie who is not only a Seer but has been given the task of killing him, which side will win? Wil
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Gail Guerrero
Oct 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
The Jack (The Immortal Series Book 2) by M.K. Harkins

Four Star
The Jack by MK Harkins was a good change from what I normally read. In a world where Readers and Seers think that all the Jack’s are dead. But one remains and he risks everything to save the woman he still loves and her husband who use to be his best friend. Archer is very interesting character. He was betrayed by the ones held close. Everyone saw him as a traitor. I loved Sadie. She was super fun I loved her personality. I definitely
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Katie
Oct 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-star
The Jack (The Immortal Series book 2)
By M.K. Harkins
5 stars

I absolutely LOVE this author! Every book that I have read of hers I have loved and after reading ‘The Reader’ book 1 in this series I was really excited to get my hands on the second book. It was everything I expected and more, I was hooked from the very first page. The authors writing was just so easy to read, the words flowed seamlessly and it really was a pleasure to be immersed in such an amazing story. The characters were amazing a
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Jana
Oct 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Jack is the second book in M.K. Harkins’ Immortal series and I recommend you read it straight after finishing the first book as then everything is fresh in your mind and you might be a bit disappointed in Archer but … this is his book, his redemption, his journey …
Archer is a Jack … and he is a Reader … he is a hybrid that is caught between two adversary races … and then there are the Seers … the avenging hunters of Jacks and protectors of Readers … and who is Archer? It will all come down t
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MK has always been a voracious reader. After hitting a dry spell of reading material, she decided to write the kind of book she'd like to read. This resulted in the creation of her debut novel, Intentional. (Award for Best Sweet Romance - eFestival of Words- August 2014)


Unintentional, her second book, is based on the life of one of the characters in Intentional. Unintentional was written as a stan
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