Genesis: A Soul Savers Novella

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Prequel to the best-selling, award-winning Soul Savers Series

****

A father who reveals his truth.
Twins who take different paths--one light, one dark.
Angels who have plans for them both
And Demons who do as well.
So the Earthly battle for souls ignites...
A tale that is ...

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Overview

Prequel to the best-selling, award-winning Soul Savers Series

****

A father who reveals his truth.
Twins who take different paths--one light, one dark.
Angels who have plans for them both
And Demons who do as well.
So the Earthly battle for souls ignites...
A tale that is over 2,000 years old, this is the story of the Amadis beginnings

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Over 160,000 Soul Savers books sold!

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"I highly recommend this to all lovers of the Soul Savers Series and anyone interested in giving it a try." - Brenda Pandos, author of The Talisman Trilogy

"...once I began to read, I could not stop until the very end." - Amy Stewart, Book Reviewer

"If you have read Promise and Purpose, I highly recommend you to read this. It will explain a lot that you didn't get from the books. If you haven't read Promise and Purpose (what are you waiting for?) then I suggest you start with Genesis first. Two thumbs up!" - Cynthia, Book Reader Addicts

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While the land of Ancient Greece is plagued with mortals' wars, twins Cassandra and Jordan have lived more than a lifetime as outcasts. When their dying father divulges a secret that's been buried in his soul, his children come to opposite conclusions, launching them down two very different paths.
Jordan descends down a road of darkness and discovers the Daemoni, servants to Satan. His passion to gain their inhuman abilities, especially that of immortality, nearly consumes him, but when he thinks he's achieved his ultimate goal, he yearns for his sister to share in his power.

Cassandra, however, follows the path of healing and light. She cares for the wounded and dying on the battlefields, while praying for the end to such atrocities. But her brother is determined to bring her into the war of all ages - the one for human souls.

Whether you've already immersed yourself in the world of the Amadis through the main Soul Savers Series, or this is your initial foray into Cook's world, you'll find yourself addicted and wanting more until long past the last word.

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Mature Content Advisory--may not be suitable for younger readers

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780984699001
  • Publisher: Ang''dora Productions, LLC
  • Publication date: 10/20/2011
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 1,227,083
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author

Kristie Cook is a lifelong, award-winning writer in various genres, from marketing communications to fantasy fiction. She continues to write the Soul Savers Series, a New Adult paranormal romance/contemporary fantasy, with the first four books, Promise, Purpose, Devotion and Power available now and the next book coming in June 2013. She's also written a companion novella, Genesis: A Soul Savers Novella, currently available. Over 160,000 Soul Savers books have been sold, with Promise peaking at #54 on the Amazon Top 100 Paid list and at #1 in the Amazon Fantasy category.

The Space Between, which releases April 2013, kicks off her second New Adult paranormal series, The Book of Phoenix.

Besides writing, Kristie enjoys reading, cooking, traveling and riding on the back of a motorcycle. She has lived in ten states, but currently calls Southwest Florida home with her husband, three teenage sons, a beagle and a puggle. She can be found at:

Author's Website & Blog: http://www.KristieCook.com
Soul Savers Series Website: http://www.SoulSaversSeries.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AuthorKristieCook
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/kristiecookauth

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  • Posted June 11, 2013

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    A perfect addition to the Soul Savers series! This is the preque

    A perfect addition to the Soul Savers series! This is the prequel that takes us back to the beginning of the Amadis, of Good versus Evil. Angel Andrew becomes a fallen Angel in the name of love. He then fathers two children, one good and one evil. Cassandra, the good, becomes the start of the Amadis and is akin to Alexis. We catch glimpses of her as Alexis goes through the AngDora. She helps Alexis in times of great fear. This is a perfect addition to the series, very well written!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2013

    LOVE THIS

    Love this series, you are a fantastic writer. I can't wait for the next book, please keep us posted when it's ready to read.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 19, 2013

    Really enjoyed!!!!!!!!!!!

    read the first of the series free and bought the rest before I finished the 1st. Can't wait for the next, and will check out her other books!!!!!!Really enjoyed the series!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2012

    Great!

    Answers many questions I had from the other books. My favorite series ever!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 9, 2012

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    A great origin story for the Amadis!

    Kristie Cook takes us 2,000 years in the past to when the Amadis got their beginning. The Angel Andrew was charged with protecting Zoe, but he did more than that. He loved her. When Zoe is attacked by Daemoni, instead of staying in the Otherworld and obeying the commands he was given, Andrew crosses over and reveals himself. As punishment, Andrew is sentenced to live 200 years as a human man. This is how Cassandra and Jordan came into being. Upon Andrew's death bed he reveals the truth to his children. But Cassandra and Jordan see completely different visions: Cassandra sees her father as an angel ascending back into Heaven; Jordan sees his father as a demon descending into Hell. And that's where the divide between Cassandra and Jordan begins. Cassandra is such a kind and caring person. She shows amazing devotion to what she believes. She never gives into Jordan's attempts to get her to join the Daemoni. Someone with that kind of strength and her compassion for those in need makes Cassandra the perfect person to lead the Amadis. Because Jordan believes whole-heartily that he and Cassandra are half demon and that it explains the darkness that he's felt building inside himself, he's become blinded to the truth. Once he finds the Daemoni, Jordan becomes obsessed with not only the power he can gain, but also with getting Cassandra to come with him. Jordan becomes so steeped in evil that it just oozes off him in waves. I have come to love this series so much and I really enjoyed having the chance to read where everything began. Genesis is such a bittersweet tale. I didn't know whether to be happy or sad by the end. I think it's best to read Genesis after Purpose, because at the end of Purpose Alexis is reading her book and the history of the Amadis. So it's like we're reading the Amadis origin with her. I have to say that sometimes the purposes the characters in the Soul Savers series have are kind of sad. In Genesis, Jordan's purpose was to join the Daemoni and create a potion that would not only make the Daemoni more powerful, but give Cassandra the power to create the Amadis. And it was so heartbreaking when Jordan realized the truth. But that's part of what makes Kristie's writing so amazing. She know how to draw in her readers and make the feel something for her characters. I'm so emotionally invested in this series that I'm definitely going to see it through to the end.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2012

    Very intreresting.

    Loved the book. Cannot wait to continue the series.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 16, 2012

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    How it all began....

    My Thoughts:
    If you've seen my review of Promise, the first book in the Soul Saver series, then you know it's my current obsession. And there is nothing my inner nerd loves more than to go back to the beginning, to where it all began, who was involved, and WHY. If you were to ask me if you should read Genesis first, I myself am a little surprised by my answer:

    No. I don't think you should know more than Alexis does when you get into Promise, or I feel like the impact of her frustration and confusion loses its punch. I feel like it belongs where I haphazardly read it, and that's between book 1 & 2. But on to Genesis!

    The prologue sets us up in ancient Thessaly, where the angel Andrew guards his charge, a human woman named Zoe, for whom his feelings are strange and new. When three minions attack her, a demon also attacks Andrew, and they battle for her soul. Andrew wins but the vampires have done their damage. Andrew crosses the veil between the human realm and the Otherworld to prevent them from changing her or silencing her faint heartbeat. He feeds her his golden blood and heals her, only to be punished by the Higher Angels by being cast out of Heaven, but not as a demon, for his sin was of love, not greed or hate or pride.

    Interested yet?

    This story mainly focuses on Cassandra, and her twin brother Jordan, 200 years later. When their father dies, they both experience his jaw dropping news that they are descended from angels differently. Jordan has always been restless, a little dark and chooses to believe they are part demon. Cassandra, the healer, believes their father. They fight and part ways, Jordan to seek answers from some very nefarious characters, and Cassandra to journey alone and find her own truth.

    Their story reaches an epic climax as the siblings, each having acquired powers, battle it out, for family, for supremacy, for love and for our souls. This is the beginning of Daemoni and the Amadis....And lead right into the prophecy regarding Tristian and Alexis.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2012

    Great book series

    This kept me on edge. The storyline was good. Read this first then read the series. Cannot wait for the next book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 26, 2014

    Let me start by saying that I absolutely enjoyed Promise and Pur

    Let me start by saying that I absolutely enjoyed Promise and Purpose (rating at 5 and 4 stars from me respectively). After reading them, I was definitely interested in this prequel to the series. Genesis was interesting enough, giving the readers some background on the Amadis and Daemoni. With that being said (as well as the fact that this was just a novella), for me the characters lacked a complexity that allowed me to be truly invested in them and how their respective stories came to a conclusion. Also, unfortunately, the "reason" or "cause" for the birth of the Amadis and Daemoni wasn't convincing for me; how do you have something which was apparently concocted from evil infused into someone who wants to do good, who then the Angels tell her that the powers that resulted was really gift from them? I don't get it. It almost felt like the author was running out of space and threw this conclusion together to save time. Nevertheless, Genesis doesn't detract from Alexis and Tristan's story in Promise or Purpose (and hopefully not from the rest of the series). Don't get me wrong, it wasn't a waste of time to read - some points of the backstory was clear and helps add to the world that the series brings the reader into. But for me, it wasn't what I expected from the rich and captivating writings that I've seen from this author so far. 

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  • Posted March 5, 2014

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    It was a good read, but not nearly as good as the four books in

    It was a good read, but not nearly as good as the four books in the original series. This one doesn't focus on the main characters but instead on their ancestors. A good back story, though.

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  • Posted September 6, 2013

    Really enjoyed this series and totally fell in love with Tristan

    Really enjoyed this series and totally fell in love with Tristan and even Owen. Loved all the characters and was very well written. Can't wait for the next book!!

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  • Posted August 10, 2013

    Deliciously sexy addition to the soul savers series!

    Deliciously sexy addition to the soul savers series!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2013

    A little too pat

    Well written but nothing new added to the story or plot...just fleshing out background...but i am eager for 5 in series

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2012

    Wow

    Wow, I loved this book, it took about 2 chapters to get into but after that I couldn't put it down. The characters were wonderful with their stuggles of good versus evil, brother versus sister and heaven versus hell. The story and writing style of this book sucked me in completely and I can't wait to read the other books in the series.

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  • Posted February 27, 2012

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    Lots of answers and how it all began ;)

    Genesis takes us back to where it all began, fills in all the questions that a reader may have after reading Purpose and Promise and gives us strong characaters that Im sure you will admire and enjoy !

    A fantastic Novella - filled with action, adventure, suspsense and mystery !!! And the cover whats not to love right ! lol.

    Genesis enlightens us as to how the Amadias and Daemoni became about a battle of wars between Good and Evil . Where we see the action and fight with Tristan and Alexis in the all three novels.

    Genesis takes us all the way back to the first of the people - Casandra and giving us reason into why she is like she is and became the way she is. Kristie has included alot of information and insight also has to how things become about and the connections involved.

    Reading all three novels first I find that Genesis would be a great read after purpose as it fills in any questions that you may have after reading Novel one.

    Kristie has once again woven her magic in the novella , keeping the reader intrigued from beginning to end. !! A must read that wonderfully blends in with this SOul series leaving the readers mind filled and content !

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2012

    Angel

    Its a good book. It could have been a little longer.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2012

    Good vs evil mix

    A must read for this series! 401 pages. Hope you enjoy as I did.

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