Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Review: Divine Vices by Melissa Parkin

Divine Vices (Divine Vices #1)
By Melissa Parkin 
Published September 29th, 2015
415 pages

*A free copy of this book was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review. Thanks!*

4 stars - Awesome!

 Synopsis from Goodreads.com:

The last thing sixteen-year-old Cassie Foster needs is trouble, but that doesn’t stop him from finding her.

Nine months after the tragic accident that killed her mother and sister, this high school junior just wants a fresh start. Settling down in the quiet town of New Haven, Maine, she’s found peace at last…until the new resident bad boy, Jackson Matthews, comes into the picture. Arrogant, sarcastic, and devastatingly sexy, he’s the very last thing Cassie wants to entertain. Romance was never part of the plan. But when terrifying circumstances drive these two together, she finds herself in over her head and drawn in by his allure. As local girls begin disappearing, Cassie can’t help but wonder if it’s just a coincidence that everything started when this blue-eyed Casanova strolled into town. Will falling into Jackson’s arms mean she’ll be falling victim to a real lady-killer…or worse?

The answer will open the door to a world she never thought possible.


I have to say that Divine Vices was definitely not what I expected it to be. To be honest, I wasn't really sure what to expect but I was glad that it proved to be an awesome read. :) 

I was pretty much hooked from the beginning of the book. This was such an interesting and pretty unique read. I would definitely recommend to fans of paranormal romance or suspense. 

Cassie was a pretty great character. She was a realistic character and had some unique ways of thinking for someone that age. She had an interesting personality and there were more than a few times I could relate to her. She was different from the other kids and more mature as well. Her friends were nice as well and I enjoyed the fact that they were each different in their own way but still hung out with each other. 

Jackson was definitely something else. I was certainly surprised with what we find out at the end of the book. I can't say that I saw it coming. :) 

It's not really till near the end that we find out about what is going on in the town and with the characters. Once we do though, it's pretty interesting and I can't wait to find out more about it. 

Overall, an interesting and captivating read! I definitely recommend and cannot wait to see where Melissa goes with this series. Go ahead and check it out today! 


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