Embers is an epic paranormal adventure/romance about a seventeen year old girl who discovers that she's immune to fire and any other injury when she’s in a horrific car crash that kills her parents. Following a violent episode with her aunt's boyfriend, Ember flees Ohio to live with an old relative in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Ember's exuberance at escaping a bad home life soon turns to trepidation when she learns that she's a Watcher, a descendant of angels. While Ember is instructed about her heritage and the powers that go along with it, she strikes up friendships with two teenagers who live in a frightening walled compound in the forest. Inexplicitly drawn to one of the young men in particular, an impossible romance develops. But it's cut short when Ember discovers that her new friends are fighting on the opposite side of a war that's been raging between two factions of Watchers for thousands of years. When the compound’s inhabitants threaten the townspeople, Ember takes action, sealing her fate in the ancient battle of good versus evil, and the grayness in between. Ember is up to the challenge, until she realizes that she isn’t only fighting for the lives of the locals and the souls of her new friends. She may be one of the few champions willing to make a stand for all of mankind as the rapture approaches and the end of days begin.
Embers is the first novel in the dark and gritty YA paranormal romance series, The Wings of War.
About the Author
You can visit Karen Ann Hopkins at her website: www.karenannhopkins.com. Karen Ann Hopkins resides in northern Kentucky with her family on a farm that boasts a menagerie of horses, goats, peacocks, chickens, ducks, rabbits, dogs and cats. Karen's main job is home schooling the kids, but she finds time to give riding lessons, coach a youth equestrian drill team, and of course, write. She was inspired to create her first book, Temptation, by the Amish community she lived in. The experiential knowledge she gained through her interactions with her neighbors drove her to create the story of the star-crossed lovers, Rose and Noah. Karen grew up about a mile from Lake Ontario in Upstate New York. She was bitten by the horse bug at the age of five, and after diligently taking riding lessons for several years, was rewarded with her first horse at the age of eleven. The feisty horse's name was Lady, a Quarter Horse-Thoroughbred cross, who became Karen's steadfast companion. Through the years, the constant force in her life was horses. Eventually, she found her place as a riding instructor herself. Before accepting her fate in the barnyard, she worked a short stint as a paralegal, traveled abroad, and guided tourists on horseback riding tours in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Karen is currently working on her Amish mystery series, Serenity's Plain Secrets, along with the YA paranormal/fantasy series, The Wings of War. Karen is also excited to announce the Temptation series has been optioned for TV by Pilgrim Studios and is available on Audible. Karen's Books YA Temptation Series TEMPTATION (book 1), BELONGING (book 2), FOREVER (book 3): Harlequin Teen, available in paperback and e-book everywhere books are sold. RACHEL’S DECPETION (book 4): Available in paperback and e-book in June 2015 Adult Mystery, Serenity’s Plain Secrets LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER (book 1): Available e-book now and in print March 2015 WHISPERS FROM THE DEAD (book 2): Available e-book now and in print March 2015 SECRETS IN THE GRAVE (book 3) Available in paperback and e-book in December 2015 YA Paranormal, Wings of War EMBERS (book 1): Available in e-book now and in print March 2015 GAIA (book 2): Available in paperback and e-book in November 2015
|This review is via a friend as I havent had the best time with Angel books.|
So although this one had a little insta love in it the book was worth the read. I finished this in a day and really need my own copy now. This story pulled me right in. I wasn't sure if I wanted to read it with the first few pages being all gory. But, I held out and it was worth it.
The story is the true to tale good vs evil. Angels vs. Demons. And it shouldn't be missed.
The plot and story were some what Twlightly but that was fine. The story will draw you in slowly then explode with a new take.
Go Into This One Knowing
Angels, Demons, Insta Love
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