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Title: Strange Angel Author: Andrea Speed Publisher: Riptide Publishing Published: 9-16-2013 ISBN: 9781626490505 E-Book ASIN: B00F7NOKO2 Pages: 109 Genre: Young Adult Tags: Sci Fiction, Mythology, Paranormal Brendan Connolly is on the run trying to stay alive and the only one he can trust is Lorygdarain. Unfortunately every time they slip between dimensions he forgets everything. Who and what he is, his guardian angel Lorygdarain, and why there are beings trying to kill him. Most of all he keeps forgetting he is a demigod and that is believed to be powerful enough to change the course of the world as he knows it. How can he survive? Why did he not know his father is a god of death? How did he not know that Demons, Angels and those silly god he had to study about in school were real? Who can he trust? Will he die before he can discover the truth about who he is and what his future path is to be. The is a relatively short book that grabs you from the beginning with a sword fight to the very last climatic scene. You will be kept on edge as you follow Bren and Dar as the battle their way to those who can help them defeat those who would see Bren dead just because of who his father is. Young people will enjoy this book tremendously with the many action and confrontation scenes to be found within its covers. Pick up your copy today and fall into another dimension and follow Bren and Dar on their incredible journey.
I am a huge fan of Andrea Speed’s Infected series, so I was really looking forward to this book. Unfortunately I was disappointed. There was simply way to much going on in it’s 130 pages. We meet Bren and Dar. Bren is a Demi God who is suffering from amnesia and Dar is his guardian angel/boyfriend. I thought this is a fun premise and a great way for us to learn what is going on along with Bren, but his memory issue is quickly and magically solved and we mere mortal readers are left in the dark. Bren and Dar are in love. Deeply. How this happened we don’t get to see, and we although there are a few “tender” moments between the two we don’t learn what the two actually love about each other. There are also a a lot of Gods, from different pantheons but we don’t really get to learn their relationships to each other aside from they hate each other or they get along. Nor do we get to learn the motivations of the Gods. This story was filled with great ideas, but it read like every great idea thought up was incorporated into the book, leaving the story jumbled and disjointed. If this becomes a series I may give the next book a try if I have nothing else to read, but I won’t be looking out for it.