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Bethany Church is an angel sent to Earth to keep dark forces at bay. Falling in love was never part of her mission, but the bond between Beth and her mortal boyfriend, Xavier Woods, is undeniably strong. But even Xavier’s love, and the care of her archangel siblings, Gabriel and Ivy, can’t keep Beth from being tricked into a motorcycle ride that ends up in Hell. There, the demon Jake Thorn bargains for Beth’s release back to Earth. But what he asks of her will destroy her, and quite possibly, her loved ones, as well.
The story that Alexandra Adornetto built in her New York Times – bestselling debut, Halo, comes alive in action-packed and unexpected ways, as angels battle demons, and the power of love is put to the test.
When I finished reading Halo, my feelings about this series were that nothing could be worst than that first book. After all, Halo displayed a weak main character, a chiclê and bad written so called romance and conflicts that made me want to yawn. But I did promise that I would read this series, so I took a deep breathe and decided to start Hades right away.
I know a lot of people that hate this series but told me this books was better than the first, and I know a lot of people that loved this book and told me that this one saved the story. I’m sorry… I disagree with both of you. Hades is a mix of bad plot ideas. First, Bethany seems to have lost her capacity of thinking, making decisions without considering any risks. Second, the religion side of things made my head hurt, especially after Bethany, an angel, used occult items like this was a normal thing to do. And third, I may be getting crazy, but I could swear that there are a lot of things on Hades that were different on Halo, about characters, about places, about everything. Things changed from one book to another!
This said, I can happily say I will not read Heaven, as just finishing this book was a task I could never manage again!
Author: Alexandra Adornetto
Country: United States
Genre(s): Paranormal, Romance
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Publication date: August 30, 2011