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Promise (Soul Savers Series, #1)

Promise (Soul Savers Series, #1)

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by Kristie Cook

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First book in the New Adult paranormal Soul Savers Series discovered by over 1 million readers

Over 4,000 Five-Star Reviews (Goodreads/Retailers)

"An exciting and fascinating fantasy of demons and angels, highly recommended." - Midwest Book Review

“Keeps the reader


First book in the New Adult paranormal Soul Savers Series discovered by over 1 million readers

Over 4,000 Five-Star Reviews (Goodreads/Retailers)

"An exciting and fascinating fantasy of demons and angels, highly recommended." - Midwest Book Review

“Keeps the reader spellbound to the end, eager to discover what comes next.” – The Charlotte Sun

“A fantastic epic love story. The paranormal Romeo & Juliet.” – Ex Libris Book Reviews

Recommended Read by Midwest Book Review, RT Book Reviews, and #1 Bestseller in Fantasy and Paranormal.

College freshman Alexis Ames wants nothing more than to tuck away her freak flag and pretend it doesn't exist. Career, family, and true love. That's the normal future she yearns for. But when she falls for classmate Tristan Knight, everything changes. Behind his disguise of perfection, he's not exactly normal, either, and their secrets begin to unravel.

She's the future leader of a matriarchal society that serves as the Angels' army on Earth, and he was created by the very Demons they fight. Legend says their souls were made for each other, but that doesn't mean love comes easily. While Tristan battles the darkness bred into him so he can be with her, she must conquer her own inner demons of past betrayals and learn to trust again.

If their relationship can survive, their union will bring hope and promise to the world. But Hell’s minions want the couple for themselves and will stop at nothing to have them. After all, Alexis and Tristan are a match made in Heaven—and in Hell.

1st Place Winner – 2010 Royal Palm Literary Award – Fantasy (Published) – Florida Writers Association

Best Supernatural Hero Award – utopYA Con 2014

This is the first book in the series about the paranormal romance between Alexis and Tristan. You’ll meet vampires, werewolves, witches, warlocks, and a new type of nephilim. The further you get into the series, the more creatures you’ll discover, including shapeshifters, fae, sorcerers, angels, and demons.

(This book was formerly titled Promise. The covers and titles have changed for Books 1-7 in the series. This book has some content changes, with a new scene added in November 2015.)

The series in suggested reading order with the books’ new titles. Read them all by March 31, 2016, and enter the author’s trivia giveaway:

#1 – A Demon’s Promise
#2 – An Angel’s Purpose
Novella – Genesis
#3 – Dangerous Devotion
#4 – Dark Power
#5 – Sacred Wrath
#6 – Unholy Torment
#7 – Fractured Faith

#7.5 – Awakened Angel

#8 – Age of Angels

NOTE: This is a paranormal series that crosses from New Adult to Adult. It contains mature content meant for 16 years and older. This series is not a YA

Editorial Reviews

James Cox
Normalcy is an illusion hard to maintain. "Promise" tells the story of Alexis Ames and her family secrets. When romance enters her life, she and Tristan Knight soon realize that normalcy isn't required for love, and a union of love can withstand the onslaught of both the Heavens and Hells. "Promise" is an exciting and fascinating fantasy of demons and angels, highly recommended.

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Kristie Cook
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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:

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Promise 4.4 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 351 reviews.
Nathiel More than 1 year ago
This book was amazing, it was actually better than I expected :) Alexis is an unusual girl, on one hand her and her mum are always moving around, and her mum doesn't look old enough to be it, she's a writer and a bit of an outsider, so when they move to Florida so that she can start college, Alexis just wants to be normal for once. I can totally relate to Alexis as when I was at school I was a bit like her (except the moving around part, I only moved once) And then Tristan walks into her life (and mine) first as a friend who might be a little stalkerishy at first, but turns out to be loyal, protective and sweet and totally gorgeous. I loved how it wasn't instant love, yes there was attraction, but it wasn't I love you even if I've only known you for like 2 seconds. And even when they admitted the love they still had tons of issues. But that's not all, as well as having their own issues they have family secrets, add to that, the fact that Alexis isn't told any of these secrets, well trouble is bound to happen. The secondary characters such as Sophia and Owen are well written and interesting, especially Owen, he was so sweet I wanted to hug and squeeze him. The whole plot and writing was really good and kept you on the edge, and the cliffhanger!!! I can't wait to read the second and third book.
ReadingLady82 More than 1 year ago
Wow! what a surprise this book was for me i like so many others just picked it at random and totally fell in love with it and the characters in it. I just finished it and am on to the 2nd one dont know if i cant hold out until Feb. for the 3rd though :( lol What an awesome book! i was up late last night reading most of it and i just couldnt put it down. Definitly should give it a shot! :)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was told to check out this book from my sister-in-law and I am glad I did. It is like a "mature" Twilight but the main characters are not vampires. Could not put it down. From the very first paragraph I fell in love with Kristie Cook's writing style.
vgirlalys More than 1 year ago
Kristie Cook has blown her audience away with Promise, the first book of the Soul Savers series. Tristan and Alexis are a match made in heaven and hell. Unfortunately, their union does not make everyone happy. Hell will break loose to try and split up the couple, but they have Heaven on their side, and must continue the family. Alexis and Tristan fight to stay together, and to keep the promises to themselves, each other, and their families. The end will keep you longing for Purpose, due out in Fall 2010. If you are a fan of Twilight, you will not be disappointed with this book, and may prefer it since there are more adult scenes. Kristie has reinvigorated my passion for reading with this amazing book and I know you will enjoy it!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book tore my heart to pieces and i enjoyed it doing so every page, every word. I recommend reading this book if you are a hopeless romantic like me.
alyxandra More than 1 year ago
I couldn't get enough of this book. It continued to surprise me with it's unique story line and characters. There was never a boring moment for me and the author did a great job of building the story up to the climax. I have high expectations of the next two novels and any other books the author writes. This book is truly a treat!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Romantic and sweet with just the right amount of action and mystery. It had a great storyline as well. The book stayed interesting throughoutbut. Love the characters, you really feel like you live in their world. I would not recommend this book to a younger audience though, there is some strong language and a sex scene that was pretty explicit for young readers in my opinion, but it was definately a great read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Absolutely love this book. It is one of the best books I have read in a while, and I read a lot.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
All of the top reviews are really misleading. I expected this book to be so full of action and story, but it was one big love drama that went around and around again for 700+ pages. It was a good tale if you're a sucker for sappy romances, and i have to admit that this is a really talented author, but i feel like she wasted too much of her talent on the love aspect. I was just bored and annoyed by the end, which is a pitey, for i feel like it could've been a much better story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Can't believe how good the series is!! My teenager and I have enjoyed them immensely - awaiting book 4!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is way better than i thought it would be. It was soooo good. It kept me wanting to read more and more. Just when you thought everything was going perfect it had a little twist to it keeping you hooked and wanting to read more. This is the best series i have EVER read. I absolutley LOVE it sooo much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really enjoyed this book. Hope you will read it too!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Once I started reading this, I couldn't put it down. Interesting plot that keeps you wondering what will happen next. Will definitely read the next book in this series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is the first in a series of three. This is free, the other two are $4.35 each. But you can buy them in a set and get all three plus a short, for about $6.00, which is a pretty nice savings. This book is over 720 pages, the other two are about 280 pages each. I usually do not like paranormal books, so I was surprized these were pretty good. They were pretty well edited, which is important to me. They have a tendency to have a lot of unneeded repeatation, which makes the stories longer then they need to be. There is also an issue of nothing happening for hundreds of pages, except a lot of what if, I want to know, please tell me and what is going on? conversations, which gets old fast. The sex is rough but not very detailed, there is violence, some blood and guts and lots of magic. If you like paranormal books, then you will love this series. I don't care for them, but I liked these. For readers 16 and up, more for females. AD
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is absolutely amazing! Although it seemed a little like Twilight, its many plot twists, believable characters and genuine love sucked me in! I love how the author mixed so many genres into one amazing book. I cannot wait to read the next one, and hope that everything turns out perfect in the end, because this book definitely ended in a vary tearful cliffhanger!
PageFlipperz More than 1 year ago
My first ever book I’ve read of Kristie Cooks and I will certainly be adding her to my list of authors to follow ;) Promise is not at all what I first anticipated in reading the blurb it was so much more. Intriguing, captivating and catapulting me on a whirlwind of twists and turns till the very end. This book had me intrigued and definitely keen to keep on reading, I read this in one sitting... I was swept along with the storyline, enjoying the flow and the way in which the direction took me. The plot had me drawn in, I found this to be a fluent flowing storyline, with characters that I’m sure you will swoon over, fall in love with and also shed a tear for. Characters that I’m sure you will also enjoy and find intriguing. A love that will not only have you sheepishly grinning, but also have you heart a- fluttering. Emotions and descriptions are well put forth, creating that world that Kristi has put forth, and the character traits to go with. Kristi has created a world where Good vs. Evil = Heaven Vs Hell - Angels, Demons, protectors and so much more, a human world filled with paranormals and a storyline which is unique of its own. Tristan is every girls dream boat, hot - gorgeous, charming, romantic and off course protective. I enjoyed his character, fighting the demon within to be with and find love, his true love - soul mate. Tristan and Alexis love was magnetic, electrifying - it gave tingles just reading it... It was so romantic and made you smile at moments, and giggle at others, and also heart warming moments where you heart sunk. I’m such a romantic at heart and enjoyed every moment... The love was not instant, it was slow and gradual and not your fall in love at first site, I enjoyed this concept. Alexis is insecure, very emotional , but has her goals which she focused on and in time her maturity and thoughts changed, I enjoyed seeing her change along the way. Tristan and Alexis is a match made in Heaven n Hell, will hell win and reclaim his soul? Demons hunt the souls and the Angels defend them..... A family line continues on to fight good over evil, but is the line stopping at Alexis? We are introduced to two world in this story, Good and Evil and the reasons behind the fued... Im hoping to see a little more into these worlds in book two. The ending to Promise will have you teary eyed and anticipating book two - Definably an unpredictable ending for sure... If you after a read filled with lust, passion, romance, suspense, action, then this paranormal series is for you...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
At first i was a little adamant of reading this book. But boy was i wrong. It was not what I expected, it was so much more! I'd have to say this was better than twilight. And i definitely recommend it!
Jude88 More than 1 year ago
not over the moon here
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
it had me wanting more... uhhhh i love it...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A very good book! Love it coulbnt get enough of it. Im buying the second book right now!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I had a tough time putting this book down, and am anxious to read the series! Great storyline - hope to see more of Tristan!
RebeccaRoth More than 1 year ago
Holy WOW!! I was absolutely blown away by this book! This is a perfect start to an amazing series! Kristie Cook is one of my all-time favorite authors. She has the kind of writing style that pulls you into the book by your toes. You feel so much a part of the story and these characters lives. This is a story that will make you laugh, cry, pound your fists on the table, need to take a cold shower, and beg for more!! The main characters, Alexis and Tristan, have a love so strong, so deep, and so profound. You get to experience the growth that they go through together, it's absolutely beautiful! The ending will have you screaming and crying, and Wow, what a cliffhanger!! Begging for MORE!! I don't ever want this story to end!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was way better than I was expecting it to be. I can't wait to read the next books!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The whole series is amazing.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great story. Fell in love with the characters. read all the other books in the series. Now I can't wait for the next one.