Can I just say that I love Young Adult Fiction? It is a guilty pleasure of mine. The reading is a bit easier, and the stories
are typically highly entertaining (Hunger Games anyone?!).
Monica McGurk. The series is The
Archangels Prophesies, and the first book is Dark Hope.
kidnapped. She is just a child, so she
has no idea what has happened. All the
police and authorities know is that there was a pile of ash found in the
bathroom of a hotel room, no idea if it is the kidnapper, or how it got there,
or even how it happened.
parents’ marriage, and they separated.
Hope went with her father, who was the one who was with her at the
playground the day she was taken.
Needless to say he became quite overbearing and wanted to be with her at
live with her mom. She feels like she is
suffocating, and wants to move on with her life.
immediately has it rough. People are not
nice to her at all, until she runs into Michael, another new student, and they
hit it off right away.
Michael and his odd disappearances, as well as flashes of information that come
back to her. Until she finds out that
Michael is not what he seems, instead of some regular old new kid, he tells her
he is the Archangel Michael, and he is a protector of man. This obviously throws Hope, and she no longer
trusts Michael the way she once had.
However, because he has saved her on numerous occasions, she still
listens to him.
angels and the fallen. I think as a
whole it is going to be a good series.
It is a quick read that I believe most high school age kids would love. It reminded me a bit of Twilight in the
beginning, and since I am a sucker for Twilight I plowed right through it. It was interesting to see the human
trafficking element so strongly placed in the book. And it could be upsetting to some young
adults, but overall a great connecting piece to the start of Hope’s story.
You can connect with Monica McGurk on social media through Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.
I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.