Saturday, 17 March 2012

Angel's Flight - Nalini Singh

Angel's Flight (Guild Hunter Anthology) 
                                                      - Nalini Singh
Grade: Adult - PNR
Rating: 5/5 stars

In Angel’s Wolf a vampire becomes fascinated with the seductive angel who rules Louisiana. But all is not what it appears to be in her court.

In Angels’ Judgment a hunter must track one of her own gone bad, while surviving the deadly tests placed in her way by the archangels themselves. Unexpected backup comes from a stranger who might just be the most lethal threat of all...


In Angels' Pawn a vampire hunter faces off against two rival factions and the angel manipulating them both, and a vampire whose help is not entirely selfless...


In Angels’ Dance an angel trapped in the mountain stronghold of the Refuge finds herself under siege by a warrior angel from a martial court (Description from Goodreads)

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Sometimes you read a book and all you want to do at the end of it is tell EVERYONE to read it. This is how I feel about every book in the Guild Hunter series, including this one. Angel's Flight holds 4 short stories set in the Guild Hunter world, focusing on those side characters that we all wanted to know a bit better.

The first was Ashwini and Janvier's story. To me, it felt more like a snippet into their lives than an actual short story. This is the beginning of their "flirting relationship" that gets described in other Guild Hunter books. I did like it but I just would have liked more. I would have liked to have seen their relationship develop even further. Perhaps there is still more to come.

The second story is one I have already read. Deacon and Sara's story. I loved this story. I love seeing these big alpha males falling head over heels in love. Theres lots of action but at the heart of it all is a beautiful love story.

Story three surprised me. It's about Noel, the vampire that was brutally attacked in book 2 of the series. Last we heard about him was from Raphael in book 3, who said he was transferred to Nirma's territory. This story takes place straight after the transfer. Noel is so broken and doesn't believe he could ever be "fixed" but as soon as he sees Nirma he starts to feel something.

I love that all of Nalini's characters (both male and female) have something that they are trying to overcome. They are all emotionally flawed. And always it's through love that they all begin to heal.

If I had to choose a favourite story in this novel, I'd have to say story 4- Jess and Galen's story, since we also see lots of Raphael and Bluebell in it. Set just after Raphael has become an archangel, this story shows us how the bonds of friendship were made between the seven. It was wonderful to see them so "young" and playful at times. Also, the love story in this was just beautiful. Galen so big and strong, and blunt but never felt the warmth of love, and Jess so small and fragile looking, with her own anxieties, but a fighter at heart. I feel like I know theses characters so much better now.

I was completely engaged in all the stories. Nalini Singh knows how to write hot paranormal romance. Now is the anxious wait for the next Guild Hunter book.

(Originally posted on Goodreads)


  1. I know Nalini's name but I haven't read any of her books, a friend gave me one for Xmas a few years ago but she didn't realise she'd bought me the 2nd book in the series instead of the first!

    Great review, you've reminded me I need to give her work a go!

    1. Nalini's awesome. You should definitely give her a go, especially her Guild Hunter series. It's one of my favourites. You must read Angel Blood. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.


  2. Oh my goodness... your opening paragraph! YESSSSS! I love the Guild Hunter world, and I love how intensely Nalini makes you feel attachments to them.

    I REALLY enjoyed the collection! Jessamy and Galen's was definitely my fave... I think it wasalso the longest, so there was more time to feel, and grow attached? Oh, I LOVE it.

    I've desperate for another Raphael and Elena story, but I am seriously excited for Jason's... I WANT ILLIUM'S! ILLIUMILLIUMILLIUM!

    Ooooh, on that note: seeing him slowly slide into the place that'll destroy his heart in Angel's Dance? The Galen one? My heart was breaking :(