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Book Review: Breath of Angel by Karyn Henley

A fantasy kingdom inhabited by dwarves, woodland creatures, priestesses and…angels? Such is the setting for the book Breath of Angel by Karyn Henley. Melaia, a young priestess in training, is suddenly thrust into the middle of a conflict between good and evil angels and their descendants(!). The angelology is based loosely on biblical angels, and some Christian themes are found throughout the story.
Despite initial misgivings, I found myself drawn in by the story about halfway through. I could even see myself reading the sequels as when they are published. Henley’s writing is solid, and she maintains enough of a level of suspense to keep the reader interested. Another strong point is her character development, in which she masterfully leaves the reader wondering as to whether a good character might actually be evil, or vice-versa.
So if you into the Fantasy/Adventure genre you might enjoy Breath of Angel. Just don’t develop your theology of angels around what you read.
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Exasperating disclaimer: This book was given to me free of charge by Multnomah Press in return for a review as part of their Blogging for Books program. I am in no way obligated to write a positive review.

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