Shimmer: Book 3
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Shimmer: Book 3

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Gaby thought her life couldn't get more complicated. She was wrong. She's not the teenage backpacker she thought she was. She is one of the Rephaim, descended from fallen angels. The brother she thought she'd lost is alive. And now Rafa - sexy, infuriating Rafa - is being held, and hurt, by the demons who want to get to her. Now Gaby needs the bitterly divided Rephaim to work together, or Rafa has no chance at all. It's a race against time. And it may already be too late. If you loved Becca Fitzpatrick's HUSH, HUSH, this is the perfect book for you.show more

Product details

  • 5+
  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 153 x 201 x 27mm | 280g
  • Hachette Children's Group
  • Indigo (an Imprint of Orion Children's)
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1780621876
  • 9781780621876
  • 49,080

About Paula Weston

Paula Weston is a Brisbane-based author and co-owner of a two-woman writing/design consultancy. She is an avid reader and blogger, a huge fan of Australian literature and fantasy/paranormal stories, a closet comic reader and TV addict and is borderline obsessed with the Foo Fighters. She and her husband share their home with a retired greyhound and a moody cockatiel. SHADOWS, the first book in the Rephaim series, was her debut novel. Find Paula on Twitter @PaulaWeston and visit her website at www.paula-weston.comshow more

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This series is one of the most mature YA series I've read so far, and one that deserves to be huge where the urban fantasy crown is concerned. It has fallen angels fighting with Katanas, demons ready to rip your throat out and a cast of characters so layered and realistic it's like they're standing right in front of you. It's quite possibly my favourite of all the urban fantasy/paranormal series out there; I honestly can't think of anything that could better it (excluding Twilight, of course, 'cos I still have a special love for that book), and I don't say things like that lightly! Read it! WONDROUS READS Where I had loved SHADOWS and HAZE, I found myself to to be obsessed with SHIMMER. I read the book in three days; it was definitely the right kind of summer read that kept you turning the pages, and wanting the story to last forever. -- Alix Long DELIGHTFUL BOOK REVIEWS Weston doesn't disappoint in this latest installment of her excellent Rephaim series. Shimmer may lack the sizzling romantic tension with Rafa imprisoned for a good chunk of the book, but delivers on incredible action set pieces, high tension political stand-offs between the different factions within the Rephaim, and develops the interesting morality and mythology of the Angels. THE BOOK BAG This series has all of my favourite things - gloriously entertaining romance, heart-stopping action, clever and interesting plot - all skilfully tied together with barrels of tension and emotion. It's angels without the accompanying drone of been-there-done-that paranormal fiction. REALM OF FICTIONshow more

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Gaby thought her life couldn't get more complicated. She was wrong. She's not the teenage backpacker she thought she was. She is one of the Rephaim, descended from fallen angels. The brother she thought she'd lost is alive. And now Rafa - sexy, infuriating Rafa - is being held, and hurt, by the demons who want to get to her. Now Gaby needs the bitterly divided Rephaim to work together, or Rafa has no chance at all. It's a race against time. And it may already be too late. ISBN 978 1 78062 187 6 £6.99show more

Review Text

This series is one of the most mature YA series I've read so far, and one that deserves to be huge where the urban fantasy crown is concerned. It has fallen angels fighting with Katanas, demons ready to rip your throat out and a cast of characters so layered and realistic it's like they're standing right in front of you. It's quite possibly my favourite of all the urban fantasy/paranormal series out there; I honestly can't think of anything that could better it (excluding Twilight , of course, 'cos I still have a special love for that book), and I don't say things like that lightly! Read it! WONDROUS READSshow more
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