In a novel filled with lush imagery and exhilarating action, Faith Hunter creates a near-future world caught in the throes of an ambiguous apocalypse - where a woman with everything to hide finds her true destiny revealed. As humanity struggles with religious strife and seraphs and demons fight... show more
In a novel filled with lush imagery and exhilarating action, Faith Hunter creates a near-future world caught in the throes of an ambiguous apocalypse - where a woman with everything to hide finds her true destiny revealed. As humanity struggles with religious strife and seraphs and demons fight a never-ending battle, a new species has arisen. "Neomages" are human in appearance, but able to twist left-over creation energy to their will. A threat to both humans and seraphs, they are confined in luxurious Enclaves. Thorn St. Croix is no ordinary neomage. Nearly driven insane by her powers, she is smuggled out of an Enclave and now lives among humans, channeling her gift of stone-magery into jewelry making. But when Thaddeus Bartholomew, a dangerously attractive policeman, tells her that her ex-husband has been kidnapped, Thorn risks revealing her identity to find him. And for Thorn, the punishment for revelation is death.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: November 7th 2006
Publisher: Roc Fantasy
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
, Urban Fantasy
, Paranormal Romance
, Post Apocalyptic
, Dark Fantasy
Series: Rogue Mage (#1)
This book is huge. Not so much because of the length of the book but the sheer amount packed in here - especially this really original world. Honestly, if someone has sold this book to me as a post-rapture word, a world after the book of Revelations, a world where the angels came down and massacre...
DNF ... abandoned at 40%... I love Faith Hunter's Skinwalker series. At book six it's getting a little tired but for those first three or four books it really grabbed my attention and I tore through them. This book doesn't live up to the expectations created by the Jane Yellowrock books. It's...
For some reason I just never got on this book, in a week I barely finished the first chapter, and have no desire to pick it back up. Maybe some other time it will strike me and I'll read it.
Not Good. My rating for this book deteriorated as the book went on. At first, the concept of Thorne being a neo-mage hiding in plain sight under threat of torture and death if she were caught sounded promising. But the plot was just a hot mess. Where it wasn't dull as dishwater- talking about the da...