Twenty years ago the Commander came into power and murdered all who opposed him. In his warped mind, the seven deadliest sins were the downfall of our society. He created the Hole where sinners are branded according to their sins and might survive a few years. At best.
Now LUST wraps around my neck like blue fingers strangling me. I’ve been accused of a crime I didn’t commit and now the Hole is my new home.
Darkness. Death. Violence. Pain.
Now, every day is a fight for survival. But I won’t die. I won’t let them win.
The Hole can’t keep me. The Hole can’t break me.
I am more than my brand. I’m a fighter.
My name is Lexi Hamilton, and this is my story.
After reading the first Chapter that was posted ~ something I NEVER do ~ I totally HAD to read this book!!! Honestly, this is the second dystopian book I’ve read (the other one is part of another series) and let’s just I’m ….
This book sucked me in the minute I started it ~ right out of the gates Lexi is apprehended for reasons that well made me downright
and then what she went through while being processed well I was…
and the reason why she has been arrested one of The Seven Deadly Sins would’ve had me …
She’s immediately assigned a guard ~ Cole ~ Lexi is Cole’s new assignment and he will be escorting her to The Hole and he will be responsible for her. In the beginning the way Cole treated Lexi had me wanting to …
him where it counts but thankfully that thought didn’t last for too long! The Hole is BEYOND the worst place a “sinner” can be banished and banishment itself doesn’t mean you are locked away ~ nope you are working while you are in The Hole ~ and the assignment your given is the one your stuck with. For Lexi I felt …
at her assignment until she was introduced to a certain co-worker who had me …
There were things that happened in The Hole that had me..
and there were times Cole would act a certain way and I would..
Love between a Prisoner and there Guard is ABOSOLUTELY forbidden and when we witness the repercussions of getting caught in such an illicit affair I was …
There were many ups and downs in this book! There were times that I did
and when the unthinkable happens I totally..
and then I totally….
because finally feelings were owned up to and things started to get really good and really edge on the seat. There a few …
running through my mind. Of course I had a few more times where I was…
and when it got to then end and a plan I was cheering for I started …
again and I swear not even 5 minutes I was like..
and at the end I started …
What’s next for Cole & Lexi? Will they get to openly express their love for one another? Will they get their happily ever-after? Or will they always be …
and looking over their shoulders? Well Ladies, that’s something we have to wait to find out as the series develops. This is the first book in the Sinner’s series and while this is a series the end of Branded does deliver a huge…
and for me a big …
cause I already want MORE!!!!!!! Above & Beyond 5 stars ~ absolutely wonderful story that is intriguing and kept me on the edge of my seat the entire time ~ A forbidden love that develops slowly and once started nothing will stand in the way of Cole & Lexi being together!!!
About the Authors
Abi and Missy met in the summer of 1999 at college orientation and have been best friends ever since. After college, they added jobs, husbands and kids to their lives, but they still found time for their friendship. Instead of hanging out on weekends, they went to dinner once a month and reviewed books. What started out as an enjoyable hobby has now become an incredible adventure.
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