New Release & Review – Awakened Angel by Kristie Cook @kristiecookauth

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This novella serves as a stepping stone into the Soul Savers series as it enters a whole new era. You don’t need to have read the previous books to understand and enjoy this one.

As matriarch of Earth’s Angels, Alexis Knight is charged with leading the world to recover and rebuild after being ravaged by human and supernatural wars. So far, the challenge hasn’t been too difficult as most of Earth’s inhabitants remain in underground bunkers. Alexis’s own community, The Loft, is in trouble. Their water source is drying up, so she and her elite team go to the surface to find a new one. But in a surprise attack by a new kind of legendary creature, Alexis loses her memory of who and what she is.

While her team scrambles to find the antidote to the black magic affecting her mind, Alexis makes new plans of her own. Until her memory returns, though, her abilities as a leader are questioned, especially when an outside group arrives to initiate a coup against her and her team.

Series Reading Order

#1 – A Demon’s Promise
#2 – An Angel’s Purpose
Novella – Genesis
#3 – Dangerous Devotion
#4 – Dark Power
#5 – Sacred Wrath
#6 – Unholy Torment
#7 – Fractured Faith
#7.5 – Awakened Angel
#8 – Age of Angels

NOTE: This is a paranormal series that crosses from New Adult to Adult. It contains mature content meant for 16 years and older. This series is not a YA.

review

I’m not going to lie.  This is, in some ways, quite a frustrating book.  Alexis, who has, in other books, been kick ass, is a bit … fragile in this book.  And that detrimentally impacts all her relationships.

But,the author has cleverly worked this novella into a short,sharp shot in the arm of the Soul Savers series to usher in the new plotlines. And although I have read some of the previous books, I haven’t read all of them. I didn’t feel lost though, and whilst it is true that there are a number of questions raised within this story, I have every confidence that they will be answered in subsequent books.

I’m also happy to report that although this is a novella, the story wasn’t adversely impacted by its length.

Short, but very, very sweet.

I received a copy in exchange for an honest review.

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purchase links

Amazon US | Amazon UK

About the author

kristie_cookKristie Cook is a lifelong writer in various genres, from marketing communications to fantasy fiction. Besides writing, she enjoys reading, cooking, traveling and riding on the back of a motorcycle. She has lived in ten states, but currently calls Southwest Florida home with her husband, three teenage sons, a beagle and a puggle. She can be found at www.KristieCook.com.

author links

Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

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