The Guardians of Time Series by Marianne Curley
"Maybe evil never dies, and once in your blood, stays there for ever, lying dormant until something comes along to trigger it. Is that how it is with my father? He’s still in jail today for the crimes committed against my step mother. Marduke saw evil in me. He sensed it. And look at the things I’ve done, the people I’ve hurt. Can anyone really change?"