Envy

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Envy

Fallen Angels, #3

Sophia Reilly is a detective with Internal Affairs. She is called to the scene of an attack on a suspected murder by a police officer. It is up to her to find out just what happened and to figure out if the officer took the law into his own hands.

When Sophia arrives at the scene she finds herself facing a man who believes he did attack a perp, but what Sophia sees does not add up.

Thomas "Veck" DelVecchio Jr is a homicide detective. His greatest fear is that one day he will turn out to be like his father. He has a temper and tries his best to keep it under control. Veck's father is on death roll, he is a serial killer. He was charged and convicted of twenty-eight murders. But chances are the total body count went much higher.

Veck sets out to wait for a killer to show up at the last crime scene. The next thing he knows the suspected killer is on the ground bleeding to death. Every time he tries to remember what happened he gets a really bad headache. Veck is afraid that he has finally crossed the line between good and evil, and came out on the wrong side. Unknown to Sophia and Veck, Veck will have to make a choice that will change is life forever.

Jim Heron is an angel who is in a battle with a demon for lost souls. It is his job to help Veck make the right choice, good not evil. He can't come right out and tell Veck what choice to make or even when he will have to make it. But he tries to protect them and keep the demon away. Jim is trying to find a way to free Sissy, a young virgin that the demon sacrificed (in the last book, Covet). Jim is determined to find her body and free her soul.

This is the third installment of Ms. Ward's Fallen Angels series. This is a great series. The way Ms. Ward weaves all of the story plots together is flawless. You have the romance between the two main characters, the interaction between the angel and the demon, and between the fallen angels that help Jim. Ms. Ward puts a unique spin on the angel and demon storyline.


Book Blurb for Envy

A man and a woman tread the lines of danger, desire, and deliverance in the new novel of the Fallen Angels from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

As the son of a serial killer, homicide detective Thomas "Veck" DelVecchio, Jr., grew up in the shadow of evil. Now, on the knife-edge between civic duty and blind retribution, he atones for the sins of his father- while fighting his inner demons. Assigned to monitor Veck is Internal Affairs officer Sophia Reilly, whose interest in him is both professional and arousingly personal. And Veck and Sophia have another link: Jim Heron, a mysterious stranger with too many answers... to questions that are deadly. When Veck and Sophia are drawn into the ultimate battle between good and evil, their fallen angel savior is the only thing that stands between them and eternal damnation.


Night Owl Reviews Nov, 2011 4.50