I only wish I could give this book a higher rating. Five stars doesn't seem nearly generous enough. Angel is the story of a group of beings who visit ..Show More »our Earth to feed off humans and bring death and disease in their wake, while convincing their victims that they're actually divine, loving beings. The scary thing is it's almost believable. Set against them our Alex, an AK (angel killer) and Willow, a half human half angel whom Alex has swarn to protect. This is the most origional fantasy I've read since Mortal Instruments. I thought no one could equal Jace, the hero of Mortal Instruments, but I think Alex might actually give him a run for his money. The interaction between the two main protagonists is brilliant and the unfolding romance is beautifully done. This book took me a little while to get into but once I did, I couldn't put it down. The book is billed as a young adult novel, but adults will love it too. This is the author's debut novel and all I can say is if she can do this good a job with her first book, then I can't wait for her second.
Angel Fire is a long book but it didn't feel like it as the journey of Willow and Alex continues and they find themselves up again the Angel council. ..Show More » Working out who is friend or foe is not easy and when another half angel and gang of AKs in Mexico City are discovered, the world that Willow and Alex had started to like gets turned upside down and heartbreak is inevitable.
Although this book has the typical love triangle and trust issues that are found in a lot of young adult fiction, there is enough action and emotion running throughout to keep the momentum going, making Angel Fire an enjoyable read.