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Forsaken

(Forlorn #2)

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He was forsaken but not forgotten.

Nine months have passed since Grace Fortune saw the boy she loves, Jared Lorn, die before her eyes. But Grace’s suspicions have her wondering if Jared really dead. Along with her friends, she sets out to find answers, and the investigation leads to an unexpected place: Silo City, an abandoned silo complex that houses as many dark secrets a
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Kindle Edition, 315 pages
Published September 2017 by Vinspire
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Ashley Martinez (ilovebooksandstuffblog)
Beautiful. This one was so much better then the first for me. I really enjoyed the duel POVs and felt like I got more of a feel for Jared’s character. I liked the flow of the story and the concept with angels and demons.
Valicity Garris
What an interesting book! This is a wonderful work of Christian fiction that hits on a few different subjects—you have romance at the root of this series but there’s also redemption, good versus evil, and the power of music. One of the most interesting aspects of this book is the music, but I won’t get into that just yet.

This is the first book I have ever read by Detwiler, so I was pleasantly surprised by the story and the writing. Forsaken is the second book in the series, I did not read the f
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Ian
To some extent I’m still trying to sort out how I feel about Forsaken. I didn’t read Forlorn, the first in the series. Even though I was able to quickly understand what was going on without too many questions, I always believe it’s a good to start at the beginning of a series to get the full picture.

This story starts 9 months after Forlorn ends and Jared, one of two key leads from the first novel, is apparently dead. However, we soon discover he’s not which is a good thing as there wouldn’t real
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Kasey Giard
Mar 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
I feel like I had a lot of strong thoughts about this book. Some things I really liked a lot. The way the author describes music really pulled me into each scene. I loved that so much of the story followed Grace’s singing (or her inability to sing) and Jared’s talent with the guitar. I wanted to sit in on their jam sessions. The big concerts felt very realistic.

In terms of the spiritual elements, I struggled with some of the doctrine. Jared, the son of a powerful demon and a human woman, had a l
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Karin
Apr 11, 2019 rated it liked it
I'm still trying to sort out how I feel about this book. Even though I jumped into the series with book two, it grabbed my attention and I really wanted to find out what happened (which I consider the mark of a good story). It was easy to come in at book two and figure out what was going on as well as developing connections with the characters. The story, however, let me down a bit in the last 1/4. It felt a little rushed and didn't really set up another book. I assume there will be a book three ...more
Jimmy Jefferson
Nov 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
A demonic thriller

This was a good story about Grace who watched the love of her life Jared die in fire along with the demon Azazel who was his father. As Grace tries to deal with the death she begins to doubt Jared really died and starts to investigate the silo city and the secrets it hides. Jared is alive and well and on a crash course with his destiny to destroy the evil deal he has made while trying to save his soul. Demonic battles, forbidden love, and a desire to win are what fuel this sto
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Jean Marie Bauhaus
Sep 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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I was provided a review copy by the author.

I haven't yet read the first book in this series, although I certainly plan to after this. But although events from that book are referenced in that one, I never felt lost and was able to keep up with the sorry just fine.

Forsaken is a lovely story about the battle between good and evil, both in the spiritual realm and within the human heart. Although dark at times, there's a thread of hope and redemption that runs through the book, which is a thoroughly
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Deb
Oct 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The author has given us an excellent second book in the series. Initially she thinks he is dead but begins to think maybe that isn't the case. She eventually finds out he is alive. They have to defeat the evil that is jeopardizing their lives if they want to move on with their relationship. A very well written drama filled with memorable characters and a very intriguing storyline.
Tanya
Aug 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
She had watch him die before her eyes. As time goes along she begins to wonder if he is really alive. He made a deal with the devil and he needs to try not to let it destroy him. Will they be able to reconnect to each other? How will it all work? Follow their adventures

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Jill
I hate starting a series in the middle. Enjoyed all the characters and the rock scene reinforces my inclination to stay away from those types of gatherings--too crowded, too noisy, and too much bad behavior (actually, I've heard the parents at concerts for children also act shamefully!). Character development really stands out here.
Kim Kamis
Sep 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Book 2 of the series. I enjoyed it even more than the first. Fun to read a book that takes place in our hometown. She does a great job of bringing Buffalo to life.
Mark
Jan 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I really liked the first book in this series, but this one was even better. At the end of book one, Jared, a main character, was killed off....and then it was revealed that he was not dead. Book two begins with Grace still believing he is dead.

Detwiler has done a great job on creating some great likable characters, and character development. In my opinion, none are as likable as Jared. Half angel, half human, doomed from his birth, yet determined to do right and fight evil with all he has in hi
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Gina Detwiler was planning to be a teacher but switched to writing so she wouldn't have to get up so early in the morning. She is the co-author with bestselling author and speaker Priscilla Shirer of The Prince Warrior series for middle grade readers. She has also written the novels Hammer of God and Avalon under the name Gina Miani.

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