by B. C. Burgess


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Enduring brutal attacks and heartbreak, Layla Callaway's life would be unbearable if she didn't have a hero willing to fly to the ends of the earth to protect her. Their bond is stronger than ever, but so is the danger she faces.

Quin Kavanagh's purpose has never been clearer. He lives to protect Layla and hold a piece of her extraordinary heart, but he's about to face the fight of his life, and this battle may mark the end of it.

The Enemy
Agro's hunt started twenty-two years ago - a journey of death, destruction and obsession. Now the prey is within his sights, and he'll burn the whole world down to catch her.

Stretching from coast to coast and teeming with loathed villains and beloved heroes, The Mystic Series is rich with emotion, magic and intrigue. Whether the reader is laughing, crying or falling in love, they'll find themselves invested in Layla's fate through the rich dialogue and emotionally driven characters that weave the web of this fiery tale.

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ISBN-13: 9780989210959
Publisher: Bandit Publishing
Publication date: 08/29/2013
Pages: 568
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.15(d)

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Retribution 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Incredible writing that lets you feel the emotions of the stories. Highly recommend this series.
MMorenz More than 1 year ago
If any of the books pull the heart strings, its Retribution. Holy cow. A magic show (which was amazing because you feel like you are there), a battle (that you will never prepare yourself enough for), and Quin. Can I just ask for my own Quin right now? Quin knowns how to treat a lady. Can I also add that I love Weylin. The supporting characters give you all sorts of feels, and its amazing! I don't know if I have stressed this enough, but B.C. is an amazing author. This book is the longest book in the series thus far, and I read it the fastest. Clear your schedule for a day (or two if your a little slow at reading) because there is no way you are finding time to do anything but read once you start. I need Destruction now!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have a hard time getting my house work done because I want to know what is going to happen next ti Layla. So AWESOME!!!
BooksnBrownies More than 1 year ago
I didn’t think BC Burgess could do any better but she just blew my mind. I’ve come to expect great things from this amazing author when it comes to magic and romance, but she has a taste for war! Book four picks up right where three left off and builds up beautifully. Once again I was thrust into the world of the Mystic Series and once again I was sent into an emotional roller coaster filled with happy tears, ugly tears, cheers and jeers. If you thought the action of the first three books was intense, I suggest holding onto your panties because this will blow you away. I cannot wait to see what happens next. The next stage of Layla’s life is about to begin and I cannot wait to follow her journey.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love, love, love this series. There were times when I cried so hard I couldn't read and laughed so hard my family looked at me like I was a crazy person. And of course there is the very yummy Quin who you have to love. I very much recommend this series and can't wait for the rest.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great series can't wait to read another
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Another fabulous book in the Mystic Series by B.C. Burgess! Retribution had me feeling so many different emotions. I literally laughed out loud!! Which I would in turn have to read snippets to my son as he questioned what I was laughing about. Of course the first time it was banter involving Weylin. I also cried actual tears during parts of Retribution. Burgess has that knack of making you feel so drawn to the characters. (And I don't mean just the main characters!) I just can't say enough about the Mystic Series as a whole!! I absolutely love it!!! Anxiously awaiting Destruction now!!!
MizzEvil More than 1 year ago
"You once told me some things are worth dying for, and you're right. I have a long list of things worth dying for, and by hiding, Id be giving all but one of those things away." Retribution. This is the continuation of a magical love story between Layla & Quin. We pick up where we left off in "Deception" when Layla & Quin make magical love that bonds them. Their lights, gold and silver, are lights no one has seen before. Their auras have changed. They first reveal their bonded lights to both their families who are in shock and they never thought it would be possible to see such lights. They realize that every magician out there will want to get their hands on them, like they are part of a freak show. Layla is a miracle. "She's extraordinary right down to her toes." - Serafin They have two options: 1. Leave. Hide from everyone, their family and friends, basically the entire Coven. When I read this I said: Hell NO! This option is not possible. Layla just got to know her grandparents, the Coven and Quin and now she has to leave them behind? Of course Quin would have to go with Layla but they would both have to live in fear and hope that no one finds them. What kind of life is that??? 2. Stay. Fight. Or die trying. This option didn't make me feel any better. They can get hurt, or killed. My girl Layla made a wise decision though! She doesn't want to hide. She realized that if she gives up so easily her parents sacrifice was for nothing. Through out the book we see the kind of love Layla & Quin have. It is exceptional. It is magical. It's the kind of love that will have your pulse racing. Bonnie does an amazing job with expressing their feelings for each other. Layla cannot get enough of making love with Quin. She is addicted! My kind of gal! I wanted to slap her butt cheeks high-five her so many times! Purr this girl has gone wild, but can you blame her?!? Quin knows how to treat Layla. I swooned every time Quin spoke beautiful words. He knows how to get a gal's heart racing!!! There were times when one might question why does Quin do everything for Layla. We have an explanation from no other than Quin himself: "I take care of you because I want to, because it makes me feel good." (cue the romantic music.!) "You're so beautiful, Layla. Everything else looks ordinary in comparison." You see what I mean? Your heart races when Quin speaks. Your body goes through all these emotions but I will keep it PG!!! But it wasn't always this great. It wasn't always romantic. Quin & Layla had to prepare for the battle with Argo and his minions army. Lynette (an unforgivable) will stop at nothing to turn the tables on Argo. Will it work? Will she get herself killed? You will have to read Retribution to find out what happens. As you read you will be afraid for the bonded couple, for the Coven but you will soon realize that in the magical world family & friends stay together. They fight together. We see volunteers come from all over. We see family decide to fight. We see Layla broken down over the fact that they lose those close to them. What we also see is traitors. We see spies. We see the evil lurking with the volunteers that are trying to kill Argo for their own personal reasons. (just wait until you read some of the heartbreaking stories) We get to see how Layla & Quin prepare for this epic battle. I cannot go into details about the battle as I don't want to spoil anything BUT be prepared. The goodbyes will make you cry. Have kleenex ready. You will be bawling and there will be snot all over you. Injuries, deaths, captivation will all be apart of your mystic life. You will not want to miss this battle. Bonnie delivers. No one gets in Layla's way. No One. We experience their love for each other through out the book. I was panting for Quin non stop! - Thanks Bonnie! "Even if I die tomorrow I'll be able to say I was a lucky man; that I lived a blessed life where my most amazing dreams came true. You've made my life breathtakingly beautiful and uniquely divine, and no matter how this turns out, I'll never regret one second I've had with you. Eleven days is short, but it's been long enough for you to provide me with more happiness than most people discover in a lifetime. For that, I owe you my heart and soul, and they're yours." One of my favorite quotes: "You're amazing, Layla. What you do to me is incredible, and it's unbelievable how much I love you. You make everything better than okay, you make it perfect, and I'm going to make it perfect for you. I'm going to make it so that you're not afraid to close your eyes and sleep." If you have not read the Mystic Series, you must! You will LOVE every. single. book!! Bonnie knows how to write!! It has to be due not only to her talent of writing but a talent of drinking lots of coffee to keep up with Quin & Layla! "You will laugh. You will cry. You will drool. You will scream. You will pant. You will swoon. You will throw things. You will drink coffee. Lots of coffee. You will want to read it over & over again." - Jo (yes, I am quoting myself! :D) I am not a big fan of paranormal (only read a few) but I gave it a try and read Descension and I was hooked! Bonnie captivated me in the first chapter of the first book! Her writing is exceptional! She has a way of describing the events and characters into a detail. I felt like I was in the magical world, like I was apart of it. One of my favorite moments in the book was when Layla performed a magic show ( I won't spoil it) but I felt like I was actually there, apart of the show. It felt so real. It's not often that you come across an author who can write books like that. Where you transform yourself into that world and feel all the emotions that the characters do. The end of Retribution, which is the epilogue, is brilliant. It made me want the next book so much more. I cannot wait. Oh the torture. I love Bonnie & the waiting is worth it but I need my Quin fill now. Right now!
AManemann More than 1 year ago
Book 4 of the Mystic Series takes us on a heart pounding, awe inspiring journey through the next chapter of Layla and Quin's magically challenged lives. As Agro closes in on achieving his most prized possession, a witch who possesses more power than he could possibly imagine, Layla and Quin realize in order for them to live their lives with the ones they love, they must do what no other before them has been able to accomplish; attempt to defeat their enemy on the battlefield. Lives, love and loyalty will be tested in an ultimate battle to end all, but when the smoke clears, who will come out standing on the other side? Author B.C. Burgess does not disappoint in the fourth installment of the Mystic Series, I look forward to the next book to come