Quote from My Favorite Book: Archangel’s Legion by Nalini Singh

“I’m the hunter,” Elena reminded him. “I should go first.”
“Of course you may go first. When I am dead.”

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[Elena] Raphael, in case you’re getting ideas – I won’t be this civilized if you decide you need a concubine. In fact, it’s a good bet I’ll turn homicidal.
He didn’t look up from his conversation with Astaad as he said, A pity, in that cool “Archangel” tone of his. I will now have to ask the pilot to empty the hold of my chosen females.
[Elena] We’re going to have to talk about this new sense of humor of yours. Continue reading

Review: Miss Landon and Aubranael by Charlotte E. English

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I love historical romance, and the blurb seems to hint at this being an endearing story (how could it not with a hero with a disfigured face?), I grabbed the chance to read this story, and imagine my surprise and delight when it was so much more than I expected!

Miss Sophy Landon has no prospects for a good marriage, but her kindness earns her passage to a completely different world where she met Aubranael, a man with a disfigured face with whom she felt…something. Certainly, when she went back home, she couldn’t stop thinking about him! Alas, she can only stay a day, and so they parted. But each couldn’t stop thinking about the other, and when chance came that Aubranael may be able to visit her in her hometown, he grabbed at the chance, especially when he could court her with a (temporary) change to his face, making him as handsome as any maiden could wish for her suitor to be. Would Aubranael succeed in winning Sophy? What happens when the truth is out? Continue reading

Review: Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh

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ARCHANGEL’S CONSORT continues where Archangel’s Kiss left off, about 3 to 4 months after the stunning fight that left Beijing a crater.

Here, we see Elena and Raphael continue to develop and build the foundation of their relationship. Raphael still continues to push at boundaries, but Elena more than held her ground on those things that she felt are very important to her. Aside from that, however, they have to deal with the effects of Raphael’s mother possibly rising from her Sleep, and the effects are felt worldwide–weather disturbances, earthquakes, tsunami, vampires running rampant, and Raphael in the grip of a rage that Elena had never seen before and that left her terrified and fighting for her Archangel. Continue reading

Review: Archangel’s Kiss by Nalini Singh

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ARCHANGEL’S KISS continues from where Angels’ Blood left off with Elena waking from her year-long coma (I prefer to think of it as healing sleep) to rise as a newly-made angel. Wow.

Didn’t see that coming, right?

Well played, Ms. Singh. Continue reading

Review: Alien Attachments by Sabine Priestley

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ALIEN ATTACHMENTS is a surprisingly delightful romantic science fiction that I zipped through in one sitting.

Billionaire Ian Cavacent is a Sandarian, and his family was given the rights to mine carnium (a precious element) from Earth while at the same protecting the planet from other alien species who might seek to conquer Earth. Their activity is hidden from the humans, and only special humans called Support Agents (SA) know of them. Dani is a friend of Jared, one of the SA, and she was caught in the crossfire when Torogs (the hostile aliens) came into Jared’s bar and pursued them all the way to Ian’s villa, which was equipped with weapons and defenses designed to withstand alien invasion.

Unfortunately, the aliens seem to be sporting new technology, and they have no choice but to flee to Sandaria. But is Sandaria safe? What about the attraction between Ian and Dani and the half-formed bond between them? Continue reading

Review: Angels’ Flight by Nalini Singh

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As I understand it, the only new novella in this book is Angels’ Dance, as the other three novellas have previously been printed in other anthologies. As for me, I’ve only read Angels’ Judgement before in another anthology and it’s been some time ago, so reading this book for me is like opening a new book and experiencing the adventures for the first time.

Angels’ Pawn is a short novella about Janvier and Ashwini, when they worked together on a case, and definitely before Archangel’s Shadows. You can feel the chemistry sizzling between them, but what struck me the most is Janvier’s feelings (or starting to feel) for Ash. It’s there in the way he’s protective of her, and in how he made clear that he wants her, even if she didn’t reciprocate in words. It would probably be good to read this before reading their full length story in Archangel’s Shadows, which I can’t wait to read! Continue reading

Series: Guild Hunter by Nalini Singh

I came to this series late, but hey, better late than never! I’ve read the first six books in the series, and I can say that this is a phenomenal paranormal series, quite unlike any other in the market.

      

Series Overview:

Archangels rule the world. They are powerful, immense beings, with the knowledge of centuries in their eyes.  And of course, aside from power, each one of them is beautiful. They are called the Cadre, and there are ten of them. At the start of the series, anyway. Below the archangels are the angels, vamps and humans. And they’re not the kind of angels you and I know. The vampires here have a different origin and their place in the universe has a bit of variation as well. Continue reading