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(Betwixt & Between #2)

4.52  ·  Rating details ·  1,444 ratings  ·  198 reviews
Forty-something Defiance Dayne only recently discovered she comes from a long line of powerful witches. Added to that was the teensy, infinitesimal fact that she is what’s called a charmling. One of three on the entire planet. And there are other witches who will stop at nothing to steal her immense power, which would basically involve her unfortunate and untimely death.

Kindle Edition, 247 pages
Published September 28th 2020 by Feather & Leaf, LLC
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Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
Oct 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kindle-books
4.5 Stars!

I absolutely adore this series and it's witty lovable characters. Jones is so well known for memorable characters full of sass and sarcasm, not to mention the hot male leads and this series is right up there with the best of them. However, this seriously needs a really really good editor. It was riddled with errors and typos, which isn't usual for her books so it was a bit distracting which is the only reason I'm not giving this five full stars but instead, 4.5 stars.
Mindy Lou's Book Review
Just as fun as the first book. My favorite scenes are when she is actively using her powers to solve puzzles or saving people. This book took a bit to get to that part due to Defiance's denial. Hopefully, she is past that now and the rest of the books will be all about her helping others.

Oct 05, 2020 rated it really liked it

Still loving the amazing female friendship going on in this series!


We also get a little more magic, a little more romance, a little more mystery, and a lot more danger.
Looking forward to seeing how Defiance grows into her new life and power.
I LOVE this series. It is so refreshing to read a book about a heroine who is in her forties. Defiance is spunky and fun. The antics between her and her best friend are a hoot. The romance is HOT!!! Roane is sexy as hell. I cannot wait to read the next book to see what the gang gets up to next.

Thank you Darynda and Dana for the ARC in exchange for my honest review. I already pre-ordered the next book.
Bewitched by Darynda Jones has all the ingredients that I look for in one of Ms. Jones' books - sarcasm, quirky characters and humor. Defiance has some major decisions to make about her life and her magic. Bring on the mishaps, wildly inappropriate conversations with her BFF, Annette, in a restaurant, a ghost and some truly diabolical men for a fun ride until the end. Definitely looking forward to the next one in this series.
Oct 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
Defiance's story continues as she learns about her magic and abilities. Characters grow and change and the story is engaging. There are a few gaps in this story but overall I enjoyed it a lot. Darynda has a talent for writing characters that feel like people I know. I love the best friends relationship with teasing, humour and fast wits. And of course the cat, Ink, continues to play a part in the story.
Oct 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
I wonder how Ms. Jones is going to wrap this up in the next book o.O
Oct 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
Book 2 was more to my liking.

Hilarity at its best!
Sep 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, paranormal
The amazing Darynda Jones has done it again. I was lucky enough to receive an ARC of this book, and I was so glad that I did! Defiance is a badass heroine that gets into some serious hijinks with several trusty sidekicks in tow. If you love paranormal fun, this book and series is for you. I loved this follow up even more than the first book, which was an excellent start to the series. The more you read the more you love the characters and the story. I can’t wait to listen to this on audio as wel ...more
Oct 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Having a truckload of previously unknown power suddenly on her shoulders is NOT doing Defiance any favors. Well, wait. That's not exactly right. Her power can do a lot of good for a lot of different people and it is, literally, part of her genetic inheritance. BUT...she's having an awfully hard time coming to terms with it after a little Sleeping Beauty nap and finding out some of what drove her grandmother to send her away (for her protection!) as a child.

On the plus side, her family and friend
Sep 29, 2020 rated it it was ok
I think my biggest problem with this series is that Defiance is exactly like every other protagonist Darynda Jones has written. She has nothing that really and properly separates her from the other characters that came before her and that just doesn’t do it for me anymore. That doesn’t mean this book didn’t have potential. If you’d never read Charley Davidson (why haven’t you?) then you might truly enjoy this. Of course, you’d have to get over the fact that nothing ever happens until the last 25 ...more
Darynda Jones is excellent at kooky, funny characters, interesting contemporary paranormal stories and scorching hot romance. (So one of my favorite authors.) This new series has all of the above. This books starts off with the heroine waking from a 6 month nap wanting to leave it all behind - in denial, really. There are 4 mini-mysteries and several cool magic scenes. There's even a real (not were) wolf pack that comes to her rescue. The heroine makes some new friends, too, and discovers her ne ...more
Oct 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
2020 bk 359. The opening isn't as well done/crafted as other books Darynda Jones, but once I got past the strange dream sequence that went on and on and on and on, well, it got a lot better. Our main character continues to combat her fears with the help of her Gigi, best friend, Roan, fathers, and the town's sheriff. The problems she helps solve range from the quick to the difficult to the terrifying. I find myself wanting more at the end of the book.
Oct 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Ahhh I cant even describe how much i love this series!!! Defiance is everything!! Im so in love with the rest of the gang too. The humor & the literal bone crushing adventures she seemed to put herself in, i just can't get enough! I just want more & so much more of this story. Im dying for book 3 already!! ...more
Oct 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
She’s a twisted and cruel person

Just wait to read this one until the next one releases. It’ll spare you the agony of the cliffhanger Ms. Jones so gleefully threw at us. She’s a cruel and twisted person and takes FAR too much enjoyment in stringing us along. Am I reading the next book? Definitely! Am I going to think about how she so casually plays with our emotions? Also definitely! Seriously though, this is a great follow up and continuance of the story. I enjoyed it immensely, even if she did
Oct 01, 2020 rated it it was ok
No plot and no growth

This Series has such an excellent cast of characters, I was really hoping they could go somewhere in this book. But instead plot pretty much disintegrated into a series of disconnected events. The main character, instead of growing and developing seemed to be even younger and less mature. The magic was completely haphazard, it felt like things got figured out in the magic to solve a problem with the story, instead of writing a story that would help us understand the magic. I
Dana Alma
Sep 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Another wonderful addition to the fabulous world of Darynda Jones. Review to come.
Jennifer Coffman Love
Sep 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Oh My Goddess! What a read! Exciting, sexy, daring, adventurous, and hilarious! The banter between besties is the best! I think I’ll read it again!
Oct 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing

I am really enjoying this series. The characters are fun and funny. I can’t wait for the next book to come out.
Oct 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
4.25 stars
Oct 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: paranormal, 2020
Cute and fun.
Janet Faes
Sep 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
So much happens in this book! Love Defiance! Love Roane! So many great side characters.
No Apology Book Reviews
A filler episode, but still entertaining

Thank you so much to Diane Crawford for letting me invite myself on the blog tour, LOL, and thank you to Darynda Jones for allowing me to read an ARC! (I believe she’s also the publisher but in case I have that wrong, thank you also to Feather and Leaf, LLC.)


You know those TV show episodes that don’t have much to do with the overarching plot for the season and just focus on a self-contained mini plot in order to kill time? I believe they’re called
Sep 30, 2020 rated it liked it
I normally LOVE Darynda Jones, but there has just been something about this series that I am having a bit of difficulty with. Does that mean I don't like it? Not at all. I've actually liked it, but it just doesn't resonate like some of the other - or if I'm honest - most all of the other books I have read from her. I've thought a lot about it and I think it has to do with the female MC. It is not that she isn't likeable, she seems nice enough - but her character is not consistent. In book one, s ...more
Oct 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
In stasis? For HOW long?

This book picks up a few months after the conclusion of the first. Defiance has been in a stasis for 6 months. Ruthie has been brought back to life and is residing in the house. Annette is still here, coming up with ALL the crazy business ideas (and names for said business). Roane is still here in all his hot sexy kilt wearing shifter glory. Percy has now taken up not only protecting the house but Defiance as well and Papi and Dad are still here. We meet some new and inte
Oct 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
All the breadcrumbs

Darynda Jones is such a phenomenal writer. It doesn’t matter what she’s writing. Seriously it’s always breathtakingly all consuming goodness. I always look forward to all her chapter openers. Those alone are greatness but her stories are everything. They have humor and depth and never fail to have you obsessively Turing pages when you should be going to bed. Bewitched is no different. A girl who just wants to be normal. She lives with a sentient house, a ghost brought back to
Marie  Brown (Marie's Tempting Reads)
Marie's Tempting Reads ARC Review:

Darynda Jones brought laughter and excitement right from the start with the second book of Betwixt & Between! Bewitched grabs the reader straightaway using the magic of the characters, witty, hilarious banter and a mystery and danger that is undeniably intriguing and SOOOOO much fun! I AM HOOKED!

Bewitched starts with full blown magic that is both exciting and breathtaking. I could feel the magic swirl throughout the pages and feel the sizzling chemistry between
Oct 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing

I’m so hooked on this series. She cannot write them fast enough. And the characters...OMG! I love them all, especially Mr Roane. He is so dreamy.

As with the first book this book takes off with a bang. Exciting with every page you turn. This book has it all romance, danger, secrets and comedy.

Defiance has done it again and this time it had her sleeping for six months. A lot has happened in six months and her dreams while sleeping are oh so vivid. But evil is lurking around the corner an
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NYTimes and USA Today Bestselling Author Darynda Jones has won numerous awards for her work, including a prestigious RITA, a Golden Heart, and a Daphne du Maurier, and her books have been translated into 17 languages. As a born storyteller, Darynda grew up spinning tales of dashing damsels and heroes in distress for any unfortunate soul who happened by, certain they went away the better for it. Sh ...more

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