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When the Dead Come a Knockin'

The Veil Diaries, Book 2
Series: The Veil Diaries, Book 2
Length: 21 hrs and 12 mins
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Summary

My name is Alexis Delaney, and I'm your average 17-year-old girl. Except I'm a Necromancer. Which means I can see the dead, talk to them, and help them move on. Well, I used to be able to. Someone has sealed the Veil. Now the dead are stuck here. And with the extra energy floating around town, the ghosts are getting stronger.

It's been two months since I came to Spring Mountain to live with Uncle Rory. And the guys, my five best friends, have done everything they can to help since. Things, for once, were almost normal; my issues with the dead had become routine. Until they all found girlfriends.

Now I'm back to hiding everything again. With ghosts leaving their haunting grounds at will and new people asking questions as I try to build my link to the Veil, I don't know how the hell I'm going to pull this one off. But it can't get that bad, right?

©2017 B. L. Brunnemer (P)2017 Tantor

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Wow

I absolutely love these books!!! The narrators are fantastic and the characters are so loveable . Everyone needs to read/listen to these books.

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Even better than the last one!

Loved the book and the storyline is unbelievable. The narration was really good too. I still wish the guy was doing the guys speaking parts instead of just their POV but I'm used to it now.

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another great book

part two keeps you on your toes as the plot thickens and the characters draw you deeper into the story.

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One of the best audiobooks ever

This series is one of the best audios I have ever listened to. The narrator has a beautiful tone of voice which is full of expression and life, she reads fluidly and her voice is soothing to the ear. So good is the quality and voice that I get sucked right into the book, it's relaxing and exciting all at once. The male narrator at the end also has a great tone of voice and it is nice to get the guys perspective in a male voice

I have listened to this audio on more than one occasion and will be listening again in the future. The storyline is epic and one of the best written series I have read so far

If you want a great story with a fantastic audio then get this one as to be honest it does not really get any better than this

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  • Killian
  • 03-06-19

I'm conflicted

On one hand this story idea is great, I love the friendship between Lexie and the boys but this book was pointless. In the overall plot nothing happened, it's just subplots and silly drama that gets you nowhere (much like a lot of highschool lives I guess). The other problem I had was that it didn't sound like it was edited, like it was a first or second revision maybe. Just try counting how many times "burst out laughing" is used. Well over 100. And honestly she's not that funny. Like she can be at times but simple things people usually say is suddenly hilarious out of Lexie's mouth.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-12-17

sooooo good

so good. it will be tourture waiting for the next. these characters fill my heart.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-10-17

Fantastic

This book is beyond amazing. The writing is flawless, the storyline is well thought out, and the characters are so believable. The narrating couldn't have been better. I can hardly wait for the third book to come out on audio!! I've already read it and look forward to intending to it.

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  • lashana
  • 21-04-19

Lexi needs to not forget her bracelets.

The audio performance is awesome!

If I hear “Sunshine” one more time. Also, girls don’t “Nut up”; that’s so crass. To me the story needs to focus more on Lexi fixing the veil, strengthening her power, and remembering to wear her protective charms ALL the time. To me, sickness as a plot device to have all the guys fawn all over her is just ugh. Leaves a bad taste in your mouth. Also, I don’t care how open minded you are, cuddling with five different guys is just not ok. Flipping pick a guy. Dylan’s behavior was understandable to a degree. I don’t think the author needed to ditch him in favor of love pentagon. I don’t know that I would continue series if it wasn’t in romance package.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 13-10-17

REPEAT REPEAT REPEAT

I enjoyed this second book in the series but I just have two complaints - too much unnecessary swearing and too many repeated statements. Believe me, we get it. Other than that, the narration is great and the story is still pulling me in for the next book.

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  • nona
  • 19-09-19

oook sooo This one...=)

k so Last book, had to get past all the filler stuff. now This one, it’s getting past allll the times SOmeone is ‘bursting out laughing’. author’s thing, of course, but damn annoying at times. ‘he/they/the guys/pretty much Everyone Coooonstantly burst out laughing’ .. umm ya. sooo, other than That crap. there’s still a bunch of unnecessary filler but at least not as much as in the last book. narrator gets snaps n props for correctly pronouncing ‘foyer’. a Lot of others don’t and it’s just one of my little aggravations. doesn’t make much difference tho cause im still onto the next book now =)

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  • Theresa Galvan
  • 12-07-19

ugh

The first book was great, finished it in a day and wanted more so started the second book and taken me longer. The author lost me when adding all this unnecessary drama i want more details about the other side. I started predicting whats going to happen next and got bored.

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  • lynette rodriguez
  • 30-01-19

I smirked ... I snorted

Overall story will keep you entertained but some very annoying issues with the writing and plot. Says I snorted or he snorted repeatedly - and I mean sentence after sentence -paragraph after paragraph Also, it feels like this one heroine Lexi was created to fulfill every possible fantasy - from the relationships with multiple men to no relationships with women because they are pretty much all bitches and jealous of Lexi to telling your mom to f-off, cussing non-stop, etc. It can seem a bit odd at times and that’s sayingsomethingconsidering the book is about a necromancer.

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  • Peggy Farrar
  • 04-11-17

New favorite!

I loved this book. This series is my new favorite. Sent it to my daughter.

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  • Gina
  • 25-10-17

ooooh, when is the next book coming out?

I am really enjoying this series. I hate that there's not another book. I am an avid listener and dread the thought of missing the next book when I get involved in another series and have to remember to keep checking back.

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