Saturday, June 9, 2012

Angel Eyes by Shannon Dittemore (LitFuse Blog Tour)








Summary: Once you've seen, you can't unsee. Everything changes when you've looked at the world through . . .Angel Eyes

Brielle went to the city to chase her dreams and found tragedy instead. She's come home to shabby little Stratus, Oregon, to live with her grief and her guilt . . . and the incredible, numbing cold she can't seem to shake.

Jake's the new guy at school. The boy next door with burning hands and an unbelievable gift that targets him for corruption.

Something more than fate has brought them together. An evil bigger than both of them lurks in the shadows nearby, hiding in plain sight. Two angels stand guard, unsure what's going to happen. And a beauty brighter than Jake or Brielle has ever seen is calling them to join the battle in a realm where all human choices start.
A realm that only angels and demons-and Brielle-can perceive.


My Thoughts: This debut offering from Shannon Dittemore is fantastic. The first book in a series, it immediately pulls you into Brielle's world with crisp writing and characters that feel authentic. My biggest complaint when I read a book or watch a movie is when the writer neglects to make me care for the characters. No matter how good a plot is, if I don't care I just...well, I don't care! I cared for these characters from the beginning, identifying with Brielle's pain even while remaining clueless (and curious!) as to the cause. The relationship between her and her dad was well done and the spark between her and Jake realistic.

The author's take on angels and demons was fresh without being unbiblical. This is Christian fiction, and it makes no bones about that, and yet it's not overly "preachy". I have always said that a good story is a good story and unless you're easily offended by anything of a spiritual nature, this story should appeal to most fans of "angel fiction" and the paranormal.

I'm a new fan of Shannon Dittmore's and am anxiously awaiting the next book in the series! Recommended.


Celebrate with Shannon  (@ShanDitty) by entering her "Angel Eyes" Giveaway and connecting with her during the Author Chat Party on 6/26!


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One "angelic" winner will receive:

  • A Brand New Nook Color
  • A copy of Angel Eyes by Shannon Dittemore

Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends at noon on June 25th. Winner will be announced at the "Angel Eyes" Author Chat Facebook Party on 6/26. Shannon will be hosting a book chat, testing your trivia skills and giving away some great prizes!

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