|There's a battle going on between Heaven and Hell, and the
side that saves seven souls wins.
Jim Heron is the Saviour, the man chosen by Heaven
because he is both good and bad. He has the help of two fallen angels, Adrian and Eddie.
They are monitored by a group of archangels, led by Nigel, who represent the
good side but are not allowed to interfere. Hell is represented by Devina, a
demon who wears the skin of a curvy brunette. Shes evil personified with a
fascinating mix of quirks sees a therapist, has a crush on Jim, hoards trophies
from her victims. Devina has her hooks in so many evil plots. It must be tiring being so
Devina won the last round in Crave. Now the next soul is at the
crossroads between good and evil, a serial killers son called Veck. Veck was first
introduced in Lover Unleashed: Black Dagger Brotherhood Book 9, another
series by J. R. Ward. It was fun to have that cross-over and little mentions of the BDB
world. I was wondering how Vecks vampire-induced "memory loss" would be
Homicide detective Thomas "Veck" DelVecchio is certain he tried to kill
Kroner, a serial killer who abducted many girls. Hes convinced hes tainted
with his fathers evil and it was only a matter of time until he gives in to the dark
side. Unfortunately he doesn't remember the attack (as his mind was wiped by a vampire in Lover
Unleashed) and the evidence says he's innocent.
Sophia Reilly is the internal affairs officer sent to investigate Veck. Shes a
good girl who follows rules, a no nonsense, strong character. She proceeds to get close to
him and trust him. The one thing I didnt like was how quick she was to believe the
worst about Veck. Reilly and Veck's investigate a missing person. Sissy Barton, who was
sacrificed by Devina in Crave. Jim is obsessed with her and determined to
find her body and retrieve her soul from hell. Evidence points to Sissy being killed by
This book has an involved, well written plot full of twists, double crosses, some loss,
steamy romance, and lots of action. As with most stories by the Warden, the sex is very
hot, so this is a book for adults. You should read the other Fallen Angel
books first, as this is a series that has a lot of back-story. I highly recommend reading
this book in one sitting, its too good to put aside!