Rapture: A Novel of the Fallen Angels

By J.R. Ward

Out of the wickedly artistic mind's eye of number one New York Times bestselling writer J.R. Ward comes an international the place sin and salvation collide in a conflict for the way forward for mankind—where a cynical fallen angel struggles opposed to the seven lethal sins and a demon’s entice over seven selected souls…

Mels Carmichael, reporter for the Caldwell Courier magazine, will get the surprise of her existence whilst a guy stumbles in entrance of her automobile outdoor the neighborhood cemetery. After the coincidence, his amnesia is simply the type of secret she loves to clear up, yet she quickly discovers they’re in over their heads together with his previous. Over their heads with ardour, too. As shadows stroll the road among truth and one other realm, and her lover’s reminiscence starts off again, the 2 of them examine that not anything is really lifeless and buried. particularly whilst you’re trapped in a no holds barred conflict among angels and demons. With a soul at the line, and Mels’s center in danger, what in Heaven—or in Hell—will it take to save lots of them either?

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We’re heading north. ” They’d long past approximately 5 miles while the roommate appeared over. “So you love that reporter, huh. ” “I don’t be mindful. ” “Liar. ” “I have amnesia, you recognize. ” “You like her. ” Matthias glanced around the seat. “Please don’t inform me that you’re making an attempt on a profession swap as a yenta? ” “We’re going to be riding for some time. simply making dialog. ” “Silence is a advantage. ” there has been a pause. “Besides, I don’t recognize why you’re . ” “I fucked a chick final evening. ” Matthias’s brows went up in the back of Mels’s Ray-Bans.

I'm a monster—it’s actual. yet I opened my eyes in that health center and the second one I observed you…everything replaced. I went after you…because i'm in love. ” Mels exhaled and closed her eyes, the discomfort in her chest taking her breath away. “Oh…God—” “No! ” Her lids flew open as Matthias hollered, after which every thing went into gradual movement. With a robust shove from him, she went flying, her physique solid apart as anything whistled through her ear and pinged off the part of the storage. A bullet. Mels hit the pea gravel and slid alongside the force.

Stored ladies and kids from terrible events, secure the blameless, made yes humans obtained what they deserved. ” “That should still paintings in his want, then. ” Lame. So lame. “Look, I don’t suggest to suggest—” “It’s okay—” “No, it’s now not. I don’t comprehend what I’m asserting. ” He placed his arms up. “Don’t take heed to me. It was once just…a shitty nightmare—yeah, not anything yet that, and that i don’t know…a goddamn factor. ” Liar. one of these liar. however the refined symptoms of aid in her, from the easing of her shoulders to the best way she published her breath low and gradual, informed him it was once worthy it.

As soon as, now not some time past, he were capable of stand proud, run some distance, elevate a lot. Now he used to be a bed with a heartbeat. now not simply because she’d hit him together with her vehicle, even though. No, he’d been damaged for your time. perhaps his reminiscence used to be coming again? “I’m so sorry,” she acknowledged back. “Is that how you…” He motioned as much as his personal face, however the gesture simply made her specialize in him—and her wince urged it was once tricky for her to examine how grotesque he used to be. “You have been damage, too. ” “Oh, I’m superb. Have the police come and talked to you but?

Am I domestic? ” “Not during this specific place—you can’t remain the following, and haven’t. Ever. ” Matthias smiled a bit. “Well, I don’t are looking to remain at my apartment. ” “Where’s that precisely. ” the man reached into his pocket, took out a pockets, and flipped a driver’s license onto the desk by means of the 40. Jim checked out the identification. It was once well-done, with the right kind holograms. final identify wasn’t correct, in fact, however the first one and the image have been. “What have you learnt approximately me? ” the fellow demanded. “Nice mug shot,” Jim stated as he eased again.

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