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Product Details

  • Series: Double Helix
  • Paperback: 200 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (October 29, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1478193484
  • ISBN-13: 978-1478193487
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,737,391 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Jade Kerrion holds B.A. degrees in biology and philosophy from the Johns Hopkins University and an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia. When not writing or working, she ekes out time for dance and computer games. She resides with her husband and two sons in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

More About the Author

JADE KERRION is the author of the Double Helix series, which has won a total of eight science fiction awards, including the Gold Medal in Readers Favorites 2013. Her Guild Wars fan fiction was accused of keeping her readers up at night, distracting them from work, housework, homework, and (far worse), from actually playing Guild Wars. And then she wondered why just screw up the time management skills of gamers? Why not aspire to screw everyone else up too? So here she is, writing science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance novels that aspire to keep you from doing anything else useful with your time.

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What others are saying about Jade's books:
"...I wish I could award more than 5 stars"-Hillel Kaminsky, Amazon Reviewer
"...This is the kind of series you'd expect to see with a movie deal."-Full Time Reader, Amazon Reviewer

Customer Reviews

This was such a great science fiction series, one that I thoroughly enjoyed.
Simone Lilly-Egerter
The story is not without hope for Danyael and I want to read the next book to see what happens.
Continuous action and a cast of memorable characters flesh out a unique plot concept.
C. M. Lance

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Full-time Reader on December 29, 2012
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
In Jade's Amazon bio she jokes about keeping readers distracted with her books. It's so true! As soon as I finished Book One, Perfection Unleashed I wanted to read Book Two, Perfect Betrayal. Kindle makes it easy to do.

I'm a fast reader, but I'm already itching to read this one a second time to savor it instead of rushing to find out what's next to thrill, chill and make me disappointed in mankind while cheering for the hero.

I loved it! The romance was more than just innuendo in this one and that's right up my alley. However, for the sci-fi thriller purists, it's not overt.

Danyael Sabre is a alpha empath, a mutant, human-born or derivative, but regardless, he's not ordinary by anyone's standards. How special is he? No one really knows, not even Danyael. The military is willing to bet his powers could be a great asset and they want to harvest it/him.

How can alpha empath who always puts other's interests ahead of his own personal desires and needs survive when he has no one to help? He's alone and he's expendable.

The friends who once came to his rescue not only turn their backs on him, they actively betray him. Or do they?

The human mercenary, a martial arts mercenary as deadly as she is beautiful is Danyael's love interest until his issues with low self-esteem allow him to push her away. The male clone of one the world's richest families who is Danyael's lifelong friend and protector has had his memory altered. He no longer remembers being Danyael's friend. Only Xin, the cyber-warfare genius cloned from a twelfth century Chinese military general/queen sees the issues more clearly.

If you haven't read Book One, Perfection Unleashed you can pick it up now for 99 cents. However, it may be a limited time offer. Don't miss out! Just check out all of the 5 STAR ratings.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Charlene on December 31, 2012
Format: Kindle Edition
This was a fantastic sequel to the first book. The action and danger is escalated, with Danyael even more mentally and physically damaged by the uncontrollable forces that seek to control or use him. His fight for his personal freedom, so hampered by the judgements and motivations of his friends and enemies, fuels the conflict that is thoughtfully juxtaposed against Danyael's physical copy, Galahad's fight for his own freedom. The tension ratchets higher as the odds continue to stack against Danyael, setting up what I hope to be a great ending to the trilogy.

The beginning of the novel drags a little as the author introduces new sides to Danyael and Zara's relationship. Although the twists and turns of their romance is intriguing, the beginning felt a little repetitive in terms of action. But when "someone" is kidnapped, both the plot and the suspense picks up until it is impossible to put the book down. The author continues to create an intelligent and compelling tale, with complex characters and an intricate plot. The character interactions are especially involved and I think it adds so much to the reality of this world. This is another breath-taking installment of the Double Helix series!

(a copy was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review)
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Sheenah Freitas on December 28, 2012
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Perfect Betrayal picks up right where Perfection Unleashed ends. It's almost as if the story was one long, continuous tale and Jade just split the story into three nice parts where they have these nice little separations. And let me say that the title speaks for itself. There is plenty of betrayal, almost too many, and at times it was a little difficult to remember who was on whose team and why.

Given that it's been September since I read the first book, I must applaud Jade for writing such memorable characters. There was little backpedaling added, so if you have a short memory, it's best to read this book as soon as possible after reading the first book. However, the important details are brought up here and there throughout the book for Danyael's sake since he lost two days worth of memories.

Every character is fleshed out in great detail and they each have their own reasons to be on Team Danyael or Team Galahad or even to work for their own unique "team." Because it's so easy to feel sympathetic toward Danyael and because he is the main character, I can't help but root for Team Danyael. The guy deserves some sort of happiness and thankfully he finds a little bit (more like a smidgeon) before it gets taken away. With so many people out looking for Danyael and Galahad, there's little time to breathe between all the action. There were a couple of times where I felt like there was almost too much, too fast, and one instance where I questioned a character's loyalty. Though I'm not head-over-heels in love with the book as I was with Perfection Unleashed, I still love Perfect Betrayal. It felt like a "bridge" connecting Book One to Book Three and I'm interested to see where it leads.

The ending leaves the reader wondering: What's going to happen next? With cryptic words left by a pre-cog at the end of the book, I can't help but wonder how everything will play out the end. But I do hope that it at least ends in a happy ending for Danyael.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By sandra_y on November 18, 2012
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in perfect betrayal i couldn't beleive that betrayal could be that hard and that perfect......
i love jade kerrion.......great novel
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Reflections of a BookWorm on December 6, 2012
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Danyael Sabre is an Alpha Empath combined with his medical training he is one of the best empathic healers in the world. His empathy can not only heal though it can also be used to kill, making Danyael the target of the military that will stop at nothing to extort his power for their own.

Jade Kerrion has certainly come up with a highly unique and fascinating world. Where people are born and even created with amazing powers. The only problem with this novel is that it does drag on in some places, though this does build the suspense in certain areas and makes the action scenes that much more powerful it can become tedious. Other than this the novel has some amazing action scenes and along with a struggle with morality it is certainly an amazing science fiction novel. I did enjoy this book even with some of the slow spots, Jade Kerrion is a fantastic story teller, creating some of the most poignant and amazing scenes. I know from Perfection Unleashed that Jade Kerrion can do so much better so I am looking forward to the next novel and hopefully we will have more of the epic plot twists I enjoyed so much in book one.
I was sent a free copy of this book for an honest review.
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