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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Book Review: In the Arms of Stone Angels by Jordan Dane

Title: In the Arms of Stone Angels

Author: Jordan Dane

Publisher: Harlequin

Publication date: March 22, 2011

Softcover: 320 pages

Stand alone or Series: Not sure yet.  I’m thinking it’s stand alone.

How I got this book: an e-galley from net galley.

Why I chose this book: It seemed interesting.  Especially the title, which made me want to read the book and see what it was about.

Synopsis:

Two years ago, Brenna did the unthinkable. She witnessed the aftermath of a murder and accused her only true friend–the first boy she ever loved–of being a killer.

Now sixteen, Brenna returns to Oklahoma only to discover that Isaac “White Bird” Henry isn’t in juvie. The half-breed outcast is in a mental hospital, frozen in time, locked in his mind at the worst moment of his life. And when Brenna touches him, she’s pulled into his hellish vision quest, seeing terrifying demons and illusions she doesn’t understand.

Feeling isolated and alone, she’s up against the whole town, targeted by bullying former classmates, a bigoted small town sheriff, and a tribe who refuses to help one of their own. But when Brenna realizes she’s as trapped by the past as White Bird is, this time she won’t turn her back on him. She’s the only one who can free them both.

Even if she has to expose her secret–a “gift” she’s kept hidden her whole life.

Review:

Emotions run high In the Arms of  Stone Angels.  In a blindingly amazing plot full of intrigue, Jordan Dane takes you through a breathtaking mystery with a paranormal twist like you’ve never seen before.  I don’t know how to express its complexity and general awesomeness.  It’s a story like I’ve never seen before.  A page turner that will keep you up into the wee hours of the morning dying to race to the end.  I give it two thumbs up!  Five stars!  I can’t wait to see what Dane brings to the YA genre next.  Make sure you read this book–available March 22nd!

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