First there are nightmares. Every night Ellie is haunted by terrifying dreams of monstrous creatures that are hunting her, killing come the memories. My urban fantasy book series, ANGELFIRE, is published by HarperCollins. ANGELFIRE is an Indie Next List Pick! WINGS OF THE WICKED earns a STARRED. First there are nightmares. Then come the memories. Now she must hunt. Ellie can’t shake the terrifying dreams about monstrous creatures that are hunting her, .
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Does the plot of Angelfire sound familiar at all?
The plot is both simplistic and confused, none of the characters are unique or compelling, and there is a disturbing laxness in parenting not her father, who’s supposed to be unlikeable, but her mother, who calmly accepts her 17 year old and her friends drinking under her own roof.
What did Lauren couetney when she touched the Enshi sarcophagus and Ellie? I believe she really can. Moulton put moluton a great effort, but she’s just not a great writer.
Angelfire Series by Courtney Allison Moulton
Isn’t the first rule of writing to hook the reader from the get allisoon While clueless at first, Ellie’s transformation is a wonder to see. I am not at all exaggerating when I report that I fell asleep twice within the first twenty pages.
This book has exactly the same appeal as Titanic. If you havn’t read Shadows in the Silence then don’t read it, there is definate spoilers!
Crazy for Young A But the fact remains that in the hands of a more experienced and sophisticated writer, this book could have been a lot more than it was. On her seventeenth birthday, on a dark street at midnight, Will awakens Ellie’s power, and she knows that she can fight the creatures that stalk her in the grim darkness.
It’s just not that ready to be astounding, you know? How awesome is the twist for this element, not to mention the ideas behind the reapers? The story picked up at the end and there was actually a battle that I had interest in. What is up with the Dad?
Courtney Allison Moulton | Fantasy Author
However, I cannot imagine moukton many adults who would enjoy this book. Lists with This Book. I mean, she’s obviously got to be the main thing happening whether in Earth or in the Grim, isn’t she? Serious, but not urgent, it seems, since he has to wait for his Ellie, who sometimes bides her time in the reincarnation process and must grow to the ripe age of seventeen before her powers are activated.
Because even trying to compare this shallow, weak heroine with the heroine in Grave Mercy is blasphemy. She can have parties in her house, go to overnights whenever, and she basically has everything a girl of her age would want.
Now just throw some angels and some stuff about Heaven and Hell and battling the forces of Hell. Sixteen years after the last book. She obviously comes from a well-off family, and she has a nice group of friends who love her to bits and whom she goes out with at typical group dates, and she’s okay at school. Why should I keep reading? Only she can defend the world against yadda yadda. This little beacon of greatness just about does it.
She’s the perfect balance of mad battle skills and heart. Can’t fault her on that.
After a recurring dream starts to change and the boy whom she fights with in her “dreams” starts showing up Emma is freaked Find out what really happens when you sleep.
Opening pages, opening pages.
A lot of it came of as rushed and lacked any subtlety. You know how with some books, every few words you’re like, “Ooooh, ostentatious, that’s a good word. With Angelfire, it’s like Moulton had a check list of what makes a great young adult book and seamlessly blended all of these components together into this sensational debut novel. PS – Strong heroine?