"I have always existed, not just me but all of us, the unembodied spirits who wait to live."
Tess is an unborn spirit who is about to embark on a much-awaited journey into mortality, to a brand-new planet called Earth. She is chosen by the Eternals for an important mission and is put under a rigorous training by a half-human, half-lion seraph. This training exposes Tess to some of her darkest fears and insecurities. These experiences force Tess to work on her gift as a discerner of thoughts and reader of auras, thus helping her become one of heaven's most powerful angels.
But even angels falter, and deep inside her a gnawing fear is growing. Will she meet her soul mate in life? Will their love be strong enough to overcome the forgetting effects of the Veil? And is she prepared to take on the responsibility of keeping the most dangerous renegade and leader of the Fallen Angels at bay during mortality?
©2011 Silvina B. Niccum (P)2015 Silvina B. Niccum
Absolutely. This was really different. Training to be alive on earth. A life before being born. Complex and interesting as a concept. Loved it.
I have to say that I thought the premise was very interesting and fresh so I'm not going to shackle it to a comparison with other works. Read/listen to it. You will enjoy it.
No but it is really good so hopefully I will get to listen to other performances by this narrator.
Definitely. I was really engrossed in the story. Nice narration. Interesting and thought provoking.
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"Amazing narration but boring story."
Unfortunately this story wasn't for me. I found it quite boring and dull. I had to put it aside for a while and go back to it to see is I liked it any better, but it didn't. I struggled to finish. Even though I didn't like it, the narration was amazing! Andrea Emmes never fails to deliver.She has such an easy going voice and it's easy to listen to. She always gives it her all and it shows.
*I received a copy of this for review, this in no way affects my thoughts.*
"interesting take on our soul before & after Earth"
Our Souls eternal
I like them all, they all had character and personalities that were relatable
she actually did the voices very well for all the characters. I was very able to distinguish who was talking by the voice or accents
the whole book did. It was very well thought out and really tied into my own beliefs and even took them a step further
I truly cannot wait for the next of the series I do believe it will be the life on earth part of the soul...
The author presents a great story, something to contemplate while you are reading and listening and long after. This book left me thinking about what I know and what I may have forgotten. There is love, suspense, laughter, and tears; what more could a a girl want. The narration is great too.
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"An Entertaining Read"
Well I have listened to many, many, many audiobooks. I think this would fall in the upper 30% of all the books I have listened to.
I found how the Tess, the main character, slowly learned about who her soulmate was and how she dealt with conflicting feelings.
When Tess was underwater contemplating her soon to be mortal life and her soulmate.
A story of love that is, yet to be.
I can't wait until the next book in the series comes out! I want to see how Tess's mortal life unfolds with all its trials and tribulations.
"DULL FIRST HALF-EXCITING & TOUCHING SECOND HALF!"
AUDIO IS ALWAYS BETTER, ESPECIALLY WITH AN AWESOME NARRATOR LIKE ANDREA!!!
I liked learning how hard it was to be a guardian angel...there job is not easy! I also liked learning how spirits came to be, how they start off new and learn a bunch of lessons before becoming people!
I think I liked the whole Valerie part the best, how she chose to come to earth and be troubled with mental illness...how Alex and Tess helped her, and how she met Dane and got her happily ever after!
The whole 2nd half of this book is so touching...I got choked up several times!
** I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review **
I will admit, I was bored in the first half of this book...nothing really grabbed me till I was a little over 50% done...and If Andrea wouldn't have been the narrator, I may have put it down and not finished it, but I am glad I hung in there...because the second half was really great! I loved how it told the story of all these little spirit friends. and how there lives intermingled even when they came to earth as new babies...and how they were such loving and caring guardian angels to each other...and how we really do have soul mates...that spirits know who they are meant to be with....I do believe this...I also like how they got to kind of choose the path they wanted to walk down, but had to let free will and destiny guide them...I liked the second half so much, I cant wait for book two now!
Andrea did an excellent job with her narration of this book...it was a perfect performance!
"A Great Rendition!"
Clean, fun read with lots of interesting new thoughts.
Veiled is a very unique Speculative Christian Fiction, much like The Chronicles of Narnia but mixed with a bit of The Ghost Whisperer.
Andrea Emmes has brought this story to life in a very unique way. She has woken up the charters and given them a new dimension of life.
There is a point in the story where I forgot the world around me and was sucked into the story so much that I refused to take my head phones off to do grocery shopping.
A great story told expertly!
What an amazing story! This story that S.B. Niccum has written is unique and it shows that the authors talent for writing is perfect and the details she wrote in this story is pure perfection. This story was vivid, intriguing and unlike any other story that I've listened to. There were many things about this story that was fascinating. It has specific details that fits each and every character. There's mystery, suspense, love, and many twists along the way. I can't wait to see where this author will take me next. I do hope to find out so I hope she adds the other books to Audible. I won't find out any other way unless I listen to it. If she does add the entire series to Audible, I suggest she keeps Andrea Cenna as the narrator.
Andrea Emmes Cenna did another fantastic job as she breathed life into this story, Veiled. She really brought life into this story. I loved how soothing and comfortable her voice was. Andrea's voice was made for a story like this one. She did a magnificent job distinguishing each character's accents and voices and that made it easy to listen to. I was able to identify each character as they changed throughout the story. A very enjoyable story and I give it a perfect 5 star rating. This is a story I highly recommend and I really hope the author will add the other books to Audible.
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not the isual type of book i read but i really enjoyed it anyway. very good story. i will.read the rest if possible
"Before and In the Beginning"
Veiled is a story of Tess who is an unborn spirit. Through the story, it begins with the voting of the Chosen and the Second. Readers/Listeners will know that the Chosen is Christ and the Second is Lucifer. Each unborn spirit create a clan to which they belong to.
As the story progress, Tess is discovering herself with her clan and also with another unborn spirit, Alex. Her clan does encountered in resisting the pull of the Second and those that followed him. Tess also witness the creation of Earth and the spirits that go into the Veil to be born and live their lives on Earth.
Veiled is an unique story of explaining the existence of angels and the divided choice of choosing whom to follow. Readers/Listeners will be able to recognize the Christianity with the implied existence of angels before Earth was created. It is a very interesting view of fiction mixing theology in the Veiled Series.
I am interested in reading about Tess and Alex when they entered into the Veil to be born on Earth and then later reborn as Angels. Readers/Listeners who have an interest in theology will enjoy reading/listening to this story.
The narrator Andrea Emmes does a wonderful job of narrating the story. The narrator gives Eternal, a synchronized voices to sound as one. For this series, I do hope she does come back as the narrator.
I was given this audiobook by the author/narrator/publisher via Audiobook Blast in exchange for an honest review. I was not compensated or influenced in any way for writing this review.
"Interesting story. Loved the narration."
Many characters. they were narrated very well. it was an interesting story. Enjoyable.
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