The Savior Rises
With a tattered Raggedy Ann doll as her only companion, Stefani has spent her entire life immersed in self isolation. As a 10-year-old child she was the lone witness to her mother's murder. She vowed to find the man who robbed her of all she held dear in the world and ensure he suffers as she has... show more
With a tattered Raggedy Ann doll as her only companion, Stefani has spent her entire life immersed in self isolation. As a 10-year-old child she was the lone witness to her mother's murder. She vowed to find the man who robbed her of all she held dear in the world and ensure he suffers as she has before he takes his final breath.Her childhood is consumed with training in the hopes of one day finding the scar-faced killer. But her world up-ends as her 21st birthday looms when she discovers she isn't the hunter. She is the one being hunted, and her predators are not human. Stefani finally opens herself up for the first time, allowing Dennis into her life, revealing her emotions to her hopeful protector. But her fear and confusion mount when he reveals he is a gargoyle - and she is, as well. Dennis claims Stefani is the key to the future of the gargoyle world. She is the Chosen One, and she is in danger. Dark forces covet her imminent power and will use any means to steal it. Stefani's mind swims with peril she neither understands nor is sure she believes. She questions everything, including her grip on reality.As Stefani battles the damned across the globe, she searches for answers about her identity. Is she truly the savior of an inhuman race or has her solitude and the trauma of her mother's death finally infected her sanity?
Publish date: October 1st 2010
Pages no: 220
Edition language: English
Series: The Gargoyle Prophecies (#1)
I will be perfectly honest and say that this book was just not for me.When I first read the synopsis, I was undeniably intrigued. I've never read any books about gargoyles and I was really interested in seeing how this one would play out. I must have set my expectations too high because instead of t...
I have read all three of Christopher C. Payne's novels. They range from fair to excellent and each one is totally different from the others. Part I of The Gargoyle Prophecies fit in the middle with a rating of good to very good. It is a fantasy tale but of a very unusual quality. In fact, I was not ...