Sunday, September 27, 2009

Margaret Weis-- "Warrior Angel"

Once a dedicated soldier of the Knights Templar, Derek de Molay was betrayed and killed. So instead of an eternity in Heaven, he has decided to battle the Dark Angels of Hell. But as the war between good and evil rages, he is summoned back to the mortal realm to protect a woman standing too close to the edge of darkness.
Rachel Duncan has never felt this way before. A mysterious man is intent on seducing her with expensive gifts and trips on his private plane, yet it is Derek, a breathtaking stranger, who tugs at her heart. With him, there is laughter, light ... and love. But Derek tells an impossible, insane story, though deep in her hear she knows it to be true. Now Derek and Rachel must race against time to save the mortal souls of mankind ... and each other.

***This was another one of the books that i bought because the synopsis was interesting. But it sat on my desk in the "to be read" pile for months because each time i picked it up, I just couldn't get into it. This weekend, with nothing else to read, i gave it another chance. I finished it, it is slow and at times boring. It is very tame for a romance book. The undercurrent of this story is about the good and evil in all of us, and how true love can save you. It is a charming book, but not one i would put in my "must read" list. The best part of this book is Sampson, the cat who is an angel.

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