All posts filed under: Suspense

Angelopolis by Danielle Trussoni (Angelology #2)

Ten years after the Times Square incident, Verlaine has become a lethal angelologist, a hunter, but is haunted by his lost love, Evangeline. A chance encounter before Evangeline is kidnapped leaves Verlaine with an exquisite clue to a mystery touching upon the Romanov Dynasty and the seeds of ancient civilization. While he pursues Evangeline’s captors, Verlaine begins to unravel a secret that could ensure the destruction of all Nephilim. Angelopolis, the sequel to Danielle Trussoni’s New York Times bestseller, Angelology, is an exhilarating chase as modern angelologists pursue the Grigori family and a warrior class angel from the rooftops of Paris to the Trans-Siberian Railway and an island along the Black Sea. Trussoni interweaves historical figures like John Dee and Rasputin with familiar Biblical stories including the Annunciation and the Deluge. The decade gap between books glosses over the development of Verlaine’s abilities and readers may find some of his decisions to be out of character from the academic introduced in Angelology. Where Angelology introduced readers to Trussoni’s alternate history, Angelopolis thrusts us deeper into …

The Book of Lost Fragrances by M J Rose (The Reincarnationist #4)

Author’s Note: While this series deals with reincarnation, please note that I am not advocating those beliefs. As a Christian, I do not believe in reincarnation. One Bible passage that contradicts reincarnation is: “Just as man is destined to die once, and after that, to face judgment, so Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people; and he will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but to bring salvation to those who are waiting for him. (Romans 9:27-28, NIV) That stated, I hope you will continue to read more about The Book of Lost Fragrances by M.J. Rose. The Story Ella Wheeler Wilcox said, “There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.” The question in this story is whether Jac L’Etoile will continue to make the same mistakes of her past incarnations or if, by accepting that reincarnation is real, will choose to take a different path than her predecessors did. Ms. Wilcox would probably like this book. Jac shows enormous personal resolve that …