Ruined (The Eternal Balance, Book One)
Jax lost the genetic lottery. Descended from Cain, the world's first murderer, he's plagued by a curse that demands violence in exchange for his happiness. He left everything behind, including the girl he loved, but thriving on the pain of others is lonely… And it's killing him.After a series of... show more
Jax lost the genetic lottery. Descended from Cain, the world's first murderer, he's plagued by a curse that demands violence in exchange for his happiness. He left everything behind, including the girl he loved, but thriving on the pain of others is lonely… And it's killing him.After a series of heartbreaking losses, Samantha put rubber to pavement and headed for college as fast as her clunker could carry her. But she can't outrun her problems. When an attack at school drives her back home, she's thrown into the path of a past—and guy—she's been trying to forget.Sam strains Jax's control over his darkness, but running isn't an option this time. Someone—or, something—followed her home from school: a ruthless monster with a twisted plan centuries in the making. Forced together to survive, and fighting an attraction that could destroy them both, Jax and Sam must stop a killer bent on revenge.
Publish date: December 30th 2013
Publisher: Entangled: Embrace
Pages no: 340
Edition language: English
Series: The Eternal Balance (#1)
Ruined by Jus Accardo was everything I had hoped it would be and then some! I have always, ALWAYS enjoyed Jus Accardo’s books and this one blew me away! The cool part about this book is that the main character, Jax, is descended from Cain…you know, the story from the bible where Cain killed his bro...
As for the plot, the connection with Cain and Abel was really interesting. I can't remember the last time I had read a book going on that route. It's interesting and refreshing to read. I like the narrating points of view in the book. The pov of Jax and Sam make it easier to understand and del...
Talk about tormented! Jax is living with a demon inside of him and in love with a girl he can never trust himself to have. Jax spends a good portion of the book trying to push Samantha away but it is clear he loves her and she loves him, even the demon can't keep them apart. I loved the pain that Ja...
I was just talking to someone the other day about how saturated the New Adult market is with Contemporary stories. Which is not to say I don't love a good Contemp, but I think that if "New Adult" is to become a solid, recognized genre, there needs to be a broader range of Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Paranormal...
Oddly enough, this isn’t the first time I’ve been infatuated with a demon. There seriously has to be some sort of internal moral compass that is being disturbed. I blame Supernatural. “I fucking love Lucifer”, are words that have actually spilled forth from my mouth any time Mark Pellegrino is on sc...