Sunday, March 4, 2012

Review and Paperback Giveaway! Redemption by L.A. Kuehlke

Redemption is an angelic paranormal romance you don't want to miss! Please keep reading for my review and your chance to enter and win a Paperback copy for yourself! (US Only)

Title: Redemption
Author: L.A. Kuehlke
Genres: Paranormal Romance
My Rating:
A risk taken.
A battle for his soul.
A chance for...Redemption.

How do you keep going after the one person you always believed you were meant to be with forever gives their heart to someone else?

In the second book of the Pursuit Series, Bryan Roemer is rejected, heartbroken, and lost. After losing his life-long love, Miranda Reid, to Derek Gainnes, he is faced with a new reality that has caused him to abandon love altogether. Meeting Mara - exotic, beautiful, sexy - on the flight back to California provided him with a welcome distraction to take his mind off his pain. Still, his days are a blur, and his nights are spent drowning in memories.

Summoned back east to photograph the wedding of his friends, Nick Flaherty and Carrie Mayer, he reluctantly returns to the one place that he swore he'd never would. Six months away have changed Bryan. And when he arrives, the rest of the Circle find that he hasn’t come alone. Something dark and sinister has come with him. Something that is determined to keep him at all costs.

But waiting there for Bryan is a second that just might save his life.

Five days. He could have five days of Cassidy and her world. He would find a way to make that enough...

It seems the publishing market is being flooded with stories of sexy fallen angels these days (I’m not complaining :) but while others have their own twist, Redemption is truly an original! Kuehlke has managed to make a layered and intriguing story line filled with memorable characters to grab the reader, and Redemption is now a favorite of mine!

Redemption is a spin off from Kuehlke’s first book, Pursuit where the main character is Miranda, who is a dreamer of prophetic visions and was staked by something sinister and deadly. Bryan Roemer a former love, and Derek Gainners, the hunky cop, team up to save her and win her heart. In the end she chooses the perfect man for her, who just so happens to not be Bryan.

Now, in Redemption we follow Bryan as his broken heart and sorrow eat away at him. He is living with Mara, a beautiful woman who makes him forget the pain he is in, but he doesn’t know the demonic being she really is. Soon Bryan is called back to the east to help out with a friend’s wedding and the action really begins!

One of the things I liked most about this book was the fact that most of the time the humans did not know what horrible things were going on. Kuehlke gives you a glimpse backstage where the angels are busy at work trying to keep the peace. This how I imagine it is in real life. Do we ever really know all the sinister things at work on earth? I hope it’s because angels are busy watching over us.

Not to long ago I had my own heart broken and found myself truly connecting with Bryan all the way to meeting Cassidy, the love of his life. Now that he has her and finally feels alive again, him and his friends must work with their angels to beat Mara and keep the devil from accomplishing his plan.

The emotions in this book are quick and strong. Bryan and Cass fall in love very fast and they tend to get very sappy and some may be deterred because of this, but I can say that these emotions are all real and raw emotions that us, as humans feel every day, and that is what makes this book so special.

The chapters flip between the different point of views of the characters to make a dynamic and entertaining read for any paranormal romance lover!
I admit, I am a sucker for the angel novels that have become so popular today :) I love this cover...the woman with the fluffy wings, falling on the grave like she is asking for *Redemption* I give this cover an A
I recommend this book to lovers of Paranormal Romance with a thing for angels. If you liked this book I would suggest reading L.A.'s other book Pursuit.

About LA Kuehlke 

My world exists in words.

When this wonderful world was opened up to me at a young age, a passionate love of reading developed. I am rarely seen without a book, and at any given time there are at least twenty or more waiting in my “to-read” piles.

And, of course, reading them led to writing them.

For as long as I can remember, I have written stories. Family and friends have patiently listened to my tales and encouraged me when I decided to turn a childhood dream into reality.

Recently, I was fortunate enough to have someone believe in my stories and publish them.

Read more about L.A. and her fabulous books Here!

Giveaway Time!
L.A. is offering a paperback copy of Redemption to One lucky winner. Contest is US Only (Sorry to my international friends) Please read the terms and conditions at the bottom of the raffle before entering. Fill out the raffle and Tweet/Comment/Follow for more entries! You do not have to be a follower of this blog to enter, but as always, it is much appreciated :) Good Luck!

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Joy (joyous reads) said...

What an in-depth review! I too, am a sucker for fallen angels. Thanks for sharing!


Book Savvy Babe said...

I am a paranormal junkie with a soft spot for angels, this book sounds like a perfect fit for me! Thanks for the contest! Book Savvy Babe

synchronize reader said...

I really want to read this book and I like the sound of it! Angels becoming a must read genre for me :D I love it!

Doodle said...

That was an awesome review! I love reading angel books and I can tell from your review that it isn't like a lot of others that are on the market!

Thank you for the giveaway!

The Haunted Rose said...

Oh I looooove angels! Books about them have become so popular! And I'm also a paranormal romance reviewer myself. :) I'm really glad you said this one is original :)

Amber Garcia said...

Thanks for the giveaway! Awesome Review, I cant wait to read this book!

Christina said...

This book sounds right up my alley! Hope I win!

Katie said...

Fallen Angels are becoming my favorite paranormal creature(: