and Falling, Fly
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Read Skyler White's posts on the Penguin Blog. View our feature on Skyler White’s and Falling, Fly. An edgy, erotic blend of fantasy and romance-from a debut author whose star is on the rise. In a dark and seedy underground of burned-out rock stars and angels- turned-vampires, a revolutionary neuroscientist and a fallen angel must pit medicine against mythology in an attempt to erase their tortured pasts...but at what cost? Olivia, vampire and fallen angel of desire, is hopeless...and damned. Since the fall from Eden, she has hungered for love, but fed only on desire. Dominic O'Shaughnessy is a neuroscientist plagued by impossible visions. When his research and her despair collide at L'OtelMathillide- a subterranean hell of beauty, demons, and dreams-rationalist and angel unite in a clash of desire and damnation that threatens to destroy them both.
Publish date: March 2nd 2010
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 335
Edition language: English
Series: Harrowing (#1)
The story of and Falling, fly revolves around Olivia, a fallen angel/vampire who only feeds on desire, and Dominic, a reborn/neuroscientist whose goal is to create a medicine for mental disorders (such as phobia, trauma, etc.) and their quest o find the reason why they exist. This book introduces th...
I was so disappointed in this book. The first person POV of Olivia was ridiculously difficult to read. Strangely enough, the third person POV of Dominic is not bad. the story line confused my often and seemed to just wander off in places.
2.5 stars. This is an interesting book about a fallen angel/vampire female and a reborn male. Reborn meaning that as he gets older all of the memories from his past lives come back to him. He must relive all of the pain of his past and the loss of the one's he's loved. The vampire is looking for sal...
This is really a 2-star and 4-star book by turns. There was some really nice prose, mixed with some really amateurish prose -- White has a lush writing style that needs tighter editing. The first part of the book dragged, and then became interesting for a while, and then started to drag again. Like ...
Skyler White’s debut novel and Falling, Fly is a dark fantasy romance about vampires who are really fallen angels.I purchased this autographed copy of the book because the cover was intriguing and the excerpt on the back cover piqued my curiosity.However, despite what seemed to be a very promising n...