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Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. The lack of music as well as emotional depth mars Angel-Seeker – Kindle edition by Sharon Shinn. Download it. Angel-Seeker is a science fantasy novel by American writer Sharon Shinn, published in It is the fifth novel in the Samaria series. It is set shortly after. Angel-Seeker is the sequel to Sharon Shinn’s wonderful novel, Archangel. Shinn’s subsequent books in this series, Jovah’s Angel, The Alleluia.

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Read the books being published in your genre, and if there are magazines in your field, read those. Until she finds a wounded ang Of the Samaria books this one is most easily read as a standalone as the action and romance mostly isn’t connected to the larger worldbuilding that is going on in this series.

I did read all five books back-to-back, which meant that some of the elements did get a little repetitive. I spend a lot of time thinking about a book before I write it, so I love all the intense storytelling that goes on in my head.

She is determined to marry an angel and give birth to an angel child. Books by Sharon Shinn.


Then I spend two or three months revising—mostly cutting scenes and trimming sentences. But I still loved it. It was exciting and suspenseful and I had to go on to see how these characters would fare. I do find it odd that, this the last book, is set just a few years after the first one. Obadiah is spoiling for a fight. May 07, Chachic rated it really liked it Shelves: In that time, the women who crave the attentions of angels were known as angel-seekers – a term used with awe by some, and scorn by others.


Not to mention that ssharon you’re going to really hammer on one of your parallel culture’s treatment of women, you really can’t more or less entirely ignore the sins of your other parallel cultures as far as that goes The day will be saved, and love will triumph.

Aug 14, Margo Berendsen rated it it was amazing Shelves: He is wharon by the Archangel Gabriel to go to Breven and deal with the Jansai. Jovah’s Angel Set around years after the first book.

Shinn does let her bias against patriarchal societies show through, however. Sep 13, Valerie rated it it nagel amazing Recommends it for: Jun 24, Kate rated it liked it Shelves: Shinn spends the majority of her narrative on Rebekah, who is in the most difficult situation.

Discover what to read next. I might get an idea from a story I hear in the news or a line I read in a book or a conversation I have with a friend. Meanwhile – a big issue is going on. I treasured their appearances. Her entire well-being depends on her stepfather, and the man she will marry.

There is one storyline in the book that shocked and devastated me, but it was treated so bizarrely lightly or, not lightly, but sort of quickly moved on from that I felt sort of like I bore the weight of it alone, and Shinn and her characters forgot to be there with me. Gabriel appoints his half-brother Nathan to the post and a new city rises at Cedar Hills. She’s very whiny and tries to take the easy way out of life. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Rachel Potter Review Date: I love how she is so attracted to the angel that she can’t stay away from him, but still refuses to leave her confined, but certain life behind for him and an uncertain life of freedom.


One older woman was sympathetic, and several tried to finally take action at the end. I did like learning more of the angel seekers, but have to say that I really thought bad about them and can see where everyone else did too, they are little more than whores with the end goal to have an angel baby.

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The stories of an angel-seeker and a Jansai girl explore the forgotten corners of Samaria’s shin. I especially liked Shinn’s treatment of the Jansai and the Jansia women in shunn. Determined to change her life for the better, she makes the journey to Cedar Hills, hoping an angel will take notice of her, and take her as his own. Both Rebekah and Elizabeth encounter big changes in their lives throughout the books. This is a somewhat disjointed romantic fantasy set after the events of Archangel.


I’m glad of the chance to listen. The other is about an isolated Jansai whose chance encoun This is seekwr somewhat disjointed romantic fantasy set after the events of Archangel. Angel babies are rare, and most mortal babies produced from these unions are abandoned. I tend to think of novel writing as being like sculpting a statue from stone.

This page was last edited on 14 Mayat But I think the concept here is fantastic, and the storytelling and characters are also tops.

My heart was in my mouth watching Rebekah disguise herself as a boy and slip out of the house for secret meetings with Obadiah.