Friday, 19 April 2013

Alice's Sacrifice Tour and Review

Title: Alice's Sacrifice (Alice Clark, 2)
Author: Andrea DiGiglio
Genre: Paranormal Young Adult
Tour Host: Lady Amber's Tours




Book Description:

After the fight of a lifetime, Alice and Cole return home to live a life they were never meant to live. Fallen Angel father's choose to stay, protect and get to know their nephilim children. Now that everyone knows where to find Alice, the real question is who is that information pertinent to? One single traumatic event sets Alice's true destiny into motion. How each of those she cares for reacts to this event; has enormous consequences for her. 



What will Alice have to sacrifice and for whom?


WOW! What can I say about this series! Andrea DiGiglio has a hit here! I am not one to normally love Angel stories but this one sucked me in with Finding Alice and kept me going in this latest in the series.

Alice's Sacrifice picks up where Finding Alice left off. In Finding Alice, we get to meet Alice and find out all about her, and her true heritage. We get to meet the Fallen Angels and even the Angels. But in this one, the main difference that I picked up on was that the Point of View changes. This time we aren't strictly seeing things from Alice's point of view, but through a number of characters.

I think that this series is on the list of books that are must reads! The characters in this series are not only strong, but the emotional pull they will suck out of you is wonderful. I loved how this author made use of one very primal emotion, HOPE. It is one of the strongest emotions that we as humans have. The hope for a better future.

I for one cannot wait to see what this author comes up with next. I highly recommend this entire series and I give this book and the previous one 5 stars! 

Details/Disclaimer: Review copy was provided to me in exchange for a fair and honest review. The free book held no determination on my personal review








Born and raised in Michigan, Andrea has always been a writer at heart. She currently resides in Michigan with her son, "her world". Over the last decade she has written, starred and directed in many screenplays. In the last few years she decided to return to writing novels and hasn't looked back since, giving her work my full attention. "I am very excited to share the worlds I create, with all of you dreamers."













ALICE          
The breeze caressed Alice’s face from the open window as they flew through the winding roads that led them back to their home. She felt Cole’s hand clutch hers, loosening only to brush his fingers gently along her arm. They had won this unfathomable fight against God’s Angels for now, but for how long, only time would tell. She felt him lift her hand to his mouth, giving it a tender kiss before returning it to her lap.
            “How is your back?” Cole asked.
            “Sore. I knew it would be painful, but this is more than I could ever have imagined.” She flinched slightly from the memory of her new-found wings collapsing into her back. “I’m sure it’s worse than child birth.”
            He chuckled, “Well, that is something I will never be able to know.” His laugh faded as they made eye contact.
Alice twisted uncomfortably, having never really considered having children herself. She sat torturing herself, conflicted between comparing whether she even wanted to have kids and how much worse she’d feel if he did.
“I think that is something we can talk about down the road. We’ve had quite a night,” he said.
He was right.  The last few months had changed her life in every way possible. She now knew what real love was every time she looked into his beautiful amber eyes as they reached deep into her soul. She had finally known the truth of why such bizarre things had happened to her in her life when she met her biological Fallen Angel father, Penemue, or Paul, as she liked to call him. It was then she was brought face to face with her destiny. The topic of children was not something she was even remotely up for talking about, though a part of her couldn’t help imagining what their children would be like. She leaned over to rest her head on Cole’s shoulder. As she did, he lifted his arm, holding her tightly to his chest. We really did make it, she thought. He kissed the top of her head, Yes we did, he said. She would never tire of hearing his voice in her head or knowing he could hear her voice in his.
            After arriving home she looked back at the flood of cars that trailed behind them, letting a smile crawl up her face. Everyone was camped outside around a victorious campfire except Cole and Alice, who had excused themselves and ventured back to their home to shower and relax. The overwhelming emotions that had run through her were gone and all that was left was adrenaline and passion. Cole barely shut the door behind them when she jumped into his arms and pressed her lips to his, slamming his back into the door. He wrapped his arms tighter around her, returning her kiss with the same raw passion. She needed this, and she knew he did too.

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