When Sister Evangeline of the St Rose Convent stumbles across a mysterious correspondence with Abigail Rockefeller in the archive, it reveals that angels once walked among us ... and might still. This discovery plunges Evangeline into the hidden and dangerous world of the Angelologists - a secret society that battles to prevent the ascendancy of the Nephilim, the angels' descendants on Earth.Evangeline becomes the catalyst in a race to hunt down powerful and ancient artefacts that can be used to enslave humankind. And not only is the key to finding those artefacts within her grasp - but also a secret about her own past and its links to the Angelologists.Possession of either could cost Evangeline her life . . .
- Paperback | 656 pages
- 129 x 198 x 39mm | 447g
- 17 Feb 2011
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
A thrilling epic about an ancient clash reignited in our time- between a hidden society and...
About Danielle Trussoni
Danielle Trussoni is the author of the memoir Falling Through the Earth, which was chosen by the New York Times as one of the ten best books of 2006. She currently lives in France with her husband, the writer Nikolai Grozni, and their children.
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i found the whole book darkly addictive, once i started reading i could not put it down. Such a good story I am looking forward to the film adapation although I don't know if the story could possible be told through 2 hours of film. Am longing for a sequel though.show moreby donna tritton
I honestly loved this book couldn't put it down, wouldn't mind seeing it made into a movie :)show moreby Letitia Nicholl
I was rather disappointed by this book. I've read rave reviews and hoped for a glorious read, when in fact it was only an OK tale. The plot is rather unbelievable, one-dimensional, obvious... Some stuff is deliberated in great detail while other things are left vague. Also, the ending is really 'nah'...show moreby Ivana Strahija