Book 2 of The Cambion Chronicles
Dating the most popular guy in school is every girl’s fantasy. But to Samara Marshall, he’s a dangerous force come to rekindle their tangled past. Only it’s not her past…
Samara faces a challenging senior year. Controlling her inner demon is a struggle, even with help from her Cambion boyfriend, Caleb. But her life takes a turn for the worse when the hottest jock in school begins pursuing her—especially since Malik’s anything but what he seems. They share a connection from a forgotten past—a secret that could destroy her and Caleb.
As the attraction becomes harder to resist, Samara is now at the mercy of the demon within her. To break free, Sam must fight a battle where she is the enemy and the prize…and victory will come at a deadly price.
Praise for Living Violet
“Sexy and snarky! I dare you not to laugh while reading this fantastic debut.” —Kody Keplinger, author of The Duff and Shut Out
“Jaime Reed breathes fresh life into paranormal romance.” —Lee Nichols, author of the Haunting Emma series
A READING GROUP GUIDE
1. The story is told through an outspoken character.
Does the narrative voice enhance or detract from
2. Samara deals with a lot of difficult moments at
home and in school. Are there situations in her life
you can identify with? If so, how?
3. Though overprotective, Samara’s mom tries to
support her daughter. If you were in the same situation,
would you trust your parents with that secret?
4. Being a Cambion takes a great deal of responsibility,
and there’s a constant challenge to maintain
one’s humanity. How do you think you would handle
5. Samara made several choices that had moral implications.
Would you have made the same decisions?
Why? Why not?
6. Samara and Caleb share an empathic link where
they can sense each other’s emotions. What would
you do if you shared a similar connection with
7. Lilith and Capone have personalities of their own.
If you had a sentient being, how would you think
he/she would behave?
8. Tobias has the ability to turn into any human he
sees. Who would you turn into? Would you use
that power for good or evil?
9. Samara’s book, Shh, is mentioned several times.
What is its symbolic significance?
10. Caleb, Samara, and Tobias have an unusual dynamic.
Would you consider it a love triangle? If so,
how is their relationship different from other love
11. Life and death is an ongoing theme in the story
and they affect the characters in different ways:
grief, insanity, depression, revenge. Are the reactions
justified? Do they make the characters more
12. Tobias referred to Cambions as “demon mutts,”
establishing a type of classist view regarding his
kind. How is this idea relevant in the real world?
13. If irony really had a color, what shade would it be?