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Sweet Evil [Kindle Edition]

Wendy Higgins
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (379 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Embrace the Forbidden

What if there were teens whose lives literally depended on being bad influences?

This is the reality for sons and daughters of fallen angels.

Tenderhearted Southern girl Anna Whitt was born with the sixth sense to see and feel emotions of other people. She's aware of a struggle within herself, an inexplicable pull toward danger, but Anna, the ultimate good girl, has always had the advantage of her angel side to balance the darkness within. It isn't until she turns sixteen and meets the alluring Kaidan Rowe that she discovers her terrifying heritage and her willpower is put to the test. He's the boy your daddy warned you about. If only someone had warned Anna.

Forced to face her destiny, will Anna embrace her halo or her horns?



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About the Author

Wendy Higgins is the author of Sweet Evil and Sweet Peril, the first two books in the trilogy, as well as Flirting with Maybe. She was born an Army brat and spent her childhood moving across the US, finally settling in the Washington, DC, area. She attended George Mason University for her undergraduate degree in creative writing, and Radford University for a masters in curriculum and instruction. Wendy taught high school English before achieving her dream of becoming a full-time author. She now lives in northern Virginia with her husband, daughter, and son.


Product Details

  • File Size: 2678 KB
  • Print Length: 464 pages
  • Publisher: HarperTeen (May 1, 2012)
  • Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00655KDHE
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #16,159 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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55 of 59 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not as great as expected, but still good May 9, 2012
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I'm really torn about this one. I have been anticipating this book for awhile now and I think I worked myself into such excitement that it was easy to be let down, and for the same reason I continually tried to push my way through the not-so-great parts hoping that my premature fan-girling would be justified. I have seen so many reviewers raving about this book like it's the second coming of the Twilight phenomenon and certainly they are more than entitled to their opinions (that is what we bloggers do right?) but I just didn't get that thrill. Sweet Evil is not by any means a bad read, but it also is not the amazing story I expected it to be. I went into it expecting steamy romance, thrilling action and a gripping, unique plot. I got about half of those things which isn't too bad, but after being so excited to read it, it fell short.

As always let's start with the good (including that absolutely gorgeous cover). Steam. The steaminess of this book cannot be denied. There were certainly times when I felt like I needed to open a window and just cool off for a second. In fact, parts of the book, felt more adult than young adult. This is probably because the main heartthrob of the story, Kaidan Rowe, is the son of the Duke of Lust. He definitely takes after his father. He, naturally, falls for sweet little Anna who never swears, or lies, or drinks and certainly does not do anything Kaidan might have in mind. When the two of them have to travel cross-country alone things really heat up. One of the most redeeming things about the book is the way that Anna and Kaidan change each other throughout the story. Anna lets down her guard a little when she's with Kaidan and he, in turn, allows her to see glimpses of his vulnerability.
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20 of 20 people found the following review helpful
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Sweet Evil's the perfect first book for the Sweet Trilogy. It's a refreshing story about angels and demons and nephilim worth reading.

The story starts with sweet, innocent Anna whose life is as normal as any teenage life can be. That's until she meets hot, sexy and dangerous Kaidan Rowe. That's when she learns about the Nephilims, children of angels that were cast out of heaven. Each Nephilim has a urge that can be easily confused as a curse, they inherit their fathers sins and they have to work with them, corrupting people or they die by the hands of their own fathers.
Anna's been always a good girl, but meeting Kaidan might chance that. Because, after all, he's the guy that make good girls go bad.

I loved this story. Wendy Higgins story's not like any other angel story that you might say: "oh, another one." Not at all. I think that I have been waiting so long to read this series 'cause I thought it would be that: just another angel story. But I'm glad I was wrong.

The relationship between the two main characters, Kai and Anna is simply hilarious and filled with a lot of sexual tension that can reach even the reader. In this story, Anna's the perfect representation of sweet, pure and naïve and that brings a lot of funny situations and scenes into the story. I like how Kai tries to control himself without losing his very own essence. And I loved picturing Kaidan with british accent *sigh*.

I have a hard time relating to Anna in this book 'cause she's so good that makes the reader feel bad. I mean she's never tell a lie. NEVER. Can you tell me you have never ever ever ever told a lie? I can't.
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39 of 45 people found the following review helpful
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Anna Whitt always knew she was different. Being able to see and feel the moods and emotions of everyone around her made it pretty hard not to realize just how different she was.

But until the day she met Kaidan Rowe she thought she'd kept her abilities a secret. And yet he knew. With just one look it was as if he was able to see everything she'd been hiding her entire life.

And she wanted answers.

Even if being around him was dangerous. Even if she felt inexplicably drawn to him in a way she had never felt drawn toward anyone else.

And even if it meant losing her heart to someone who didn't ask for it, didn't want it and didn't care if he broke it.

Because finding answers to questions she'd had her entire life seemed worth the risk of a broken heart.

But in her search for answers, the stakes will be raised and she'll be forced to choose between good and evil. And this time it won't be only her heart she could lose, but her life and the lives of those she loves.

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Perfectly titled, Sweet Evil is exactly that. A deliciously wicked, sinfully good and all-consuming story that readers will devour every morsel of and still be hungry for more.

Author Wendy Higgins' debut novel is absolutely riveting. The introduction is enticing. The story is intense and enthralling. And the characters are alluring, intriguing, lovable, despicable, maddening and totally unforgettable. They're characters readers will want to know and want to know more of.

With every page, the author draws readers deeper into the world of good and evil that she created. A world where demons roam the earth masked in human form, using their offspring to do their bidding - spreading chaos, fear, hatred, lust, envy, violence.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
2.0 out of 5 stars Sweet Ridiculous
I went into this book very excited. I was given an advanced reading copy of this book and the author was kind enough to mail me a book-plate with her signature on it with her own... Read more
Published 3 days ago by How to Rule an Asteroid Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Kid loves this series.
Published 12 days ago by MT
3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting, but not a stand out
While I found Sweet Evil to be an interesting story, it just didn't stand out from the crowd.

Anna has kept her abilities a secret from everyone. Read more
Published 12 days ago by Annette Mills
1.0 out of 5 stars Just Meh and VERY annoying!
I really don't know how to review this book. I initially borrowed it because I was intrigued by the premise - heroine is a daughter of a Fallen Angel and a Guardian Angel and... Read more
Published 14 days ago by Zeee @ I Heart Romance
5.0 out of 5 stars Epic!
Good read! The storyline was unique and had an interesting good & evil twist. The characters were well formulated to keep you reading till the end.
Published 16 days ago by meth
4.0 out of 5 stars Great book! If you like a sexy love interest ...
Great book! If you like a sexy love interest as one of the main characters, you'll love Kaiden Rowe. The story is a different take on angels and demons. Read more
Published 20 days ago by Tara
4.0 out of 5 stars ... book jumps into the first chapter and I extremely enjoyed this...
This book jumps into the first chapter and I extremely enjoyed this whole series.
Published 27 days ago by Brandi N. Goss
5.0 out of 5 stars Sweet Evil
I loved this book!! Throughout the whole book my heart was racing. I loved all of the characters and how they acted/played into the story. Five stars!!
Published 1 month ago by Connie Blackmon
4.0 out of 5 stars Worth a read
I found the plot to be rather interesting and intriguing, which is what kept me reading. Higgins writing style left a bit to be desired, I felt it was rather choppy and lacked the... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Amanda Gill
5.0 out of 5 stars WONDERIFICUS!!!
Amazing story! I couldn't wait to get my hands on the next!
Published 1 month ago by Lacey Morris
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USA Today and NY Times Bestselling author, Wendy Higgins, is a former High School English teacher living in Virginia with her husband and two children.

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