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

Series: Age of X by Richelle Mead

I’m now reading Gameboard of the Gods, Age of X Book 1, and I’m loving it so far. Okay, generally loving it. There are some parts I didn’t like much, but it’s a series I definitely want to read on. More on my review to be posted later.

I’ve never read a Richelle Mead book, but if this is how she writes adult books, then sign me on! So far, I like her writing style, the plot/worldbuilding/story is meaty; 400+ pages! Did I tell you I love thick books? Love them!

So, here are the books so far:

Book #1 Gameboard of the Gods

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The truth is, when you banish the gods from the world, they eventually come back—with a vengeance.

In the near future, Justin March lives in exile from the Republic of United North America. After failing in his job as an investigator of religious groups and supernatural claims, Justin is surprised when he is sent back with a peculiar assignment—to solve a string of ritualistic murders steeped in seemingly unexplainable phenomena.

Justin’s return comes with an even bigger shock: His new partner and bodyguard, Mae Koskinen, is a prætorian, one of the Republic’s technologically enhanced supersoldiers. Mae’s inexplicable beauty and aristocratic upbringing attract Justin’s curiosity and desire, but her true nature holds more danger than anyone realizes. Continue reading