Book Review: Angel’s Kiss by Melanie Tomlin

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Synopsis

With a mob contract on her head, Helena has kept a low profile, trying to survive by Angel's Kiss by Melanie Tomlin - Cover.jpgliving on the streets. Numb with cold and near starvation, she awaits death in an abandoned house and gets more than she bargained for, in the form of a vampire.

When an angel — Danizriel — arrives on the scene, he is puzzled to find Helena still alive and the vampire dead. Intrigued, he shelters her and together they discover that she has become something neither of them expected.

Their growing attraction is soon threatened when news of Helena’s unnatural abilities quickly spreads. She becomes the target of a deadly hunt by vampires and Danizriel is placed in an impossible situation when he is told he must kill her.

With overwhelming forces closing in, Helena and Danizriel face death from all directions. Who will live and who will die?

My Review

Melanie Tomlin had just successfully made a very creative and entertaining story with full of surprising scenes that will make you love this book.

As always! I’m a craver for vampire stories. That’s what I came upon seeing the cover. I just didn’t expect it to be so different from the other vampire books and all I could say is that the author just made me love her.

“In my opinion humans are the only monsters on this planet. As for demons… I think we all have our own personal demons, but that’s it.” – Melanie Tomlin, Angel’s Kiss

This book just tells us how Helena, a girl that just wanted to die, stumbled on a vampire that will just change her life. After what happened to her and the vampire, who died after drinking on her, an angel came across where they are. Not knowing what she was, that angel named Danny decided to keep her and see for himself if she was a threat or not. But, as soon as she discovers what she is and what her powers are, both of them will fall on some unexpected steamy relationship and will face different kinds of dangers and threats.

The author did some twist on what we already know about the vampires, angels, werewolves, zombies, and all sorts of creature we might know. The author had an in-depth explanation of the bible teaching and changed some of the information that we know about it. The author just did an excellent job on creating a much better story out of it.

It’s only a matter of time before our worlds collide and mortals realise that the stuff of dreams and nightmares is real. – Melanie Tomlin, Angel’s Kiss

Sometimes the narration is slow and sometimes it is not. But, nonetheless, it never destroys the intensity I’d feel with each word I’ve just read. What amazed me more is how my curiosity stays and how it never changes until the end.

“Men and angels think very much alike – shoot first, ask questions later.” – Melanie Tomlin, Angel’s Kiss

Helena and Danny are so perfect for me. They are the characters that you’ll love. Their first meeting is somehow serious but with Helena’s being a mortal before and having a lot of questions on her mind, just made this book more enjoyable.

I loved Helena very much! I can hardly say that I somehow see myself in her. She’s a hard-headed or what they called a pig-headed girl but somehow she also manages to justify those actions of her. She is also very funny and clever. She is so rational in a way that she always thinks about the pros and cons before doing a decision or an action.

Danny or better known as Danizriel is so lovable. Being an angel just added more points! When he started to become naughty, all I can say is that I want him out of the book and just be mine. He just made me put him as my top #1 book boyfriend.

“Mortals’ beliefs are so funny,” he laughed, “He gave you the Ten Commandments – which you couldn’t follow, by the way – and ten only, yet you create even more rules to make your lives difficult. No sex before marriage, sex only to reproduce, no meat on Fridays and the list goes on.” – Melanie Tomlin, Angel’s Kiss

I had a lot of fun reading this. The action and romantic scenes just made it more beautiful. This book just made me curious and laugh a lot. My smile on my face never fades as I keep on reading this. One of the best scenes for me is when Helena had some practice time with her so-called friends and when she attacked those vampires by using her power.

“Nothing is impossible, just highly improbable” – Melanie Tomlin, Angel’s Kiss

The writing style and the way the story moves was just amazing. I know that all paranormal and fantasy lovers out there would enjoy reading this as much as I do.

Disclaimer: I received a reader copy from the author’s newsletter.

My Rating

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Book Details

Publisher: Kylani Press

Publication Date: November 28th, 2015

Series: Angel Series, #01

Genre(s): Urban Dark Fantasy

Page Count: 344

Language: English

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About the Author

Melanie Tomlin was born in Beeston, England. At the age of three, her family moved to melanie.jpgsuburban Melbourne, Australia, where she has lived ever since. When she was twelve her parents bought her a typewriter, and she wrote her first novel that very same year. She still has the typewriter, which is somewhat worse for wear, but that first manuscript is now nothing but a distant memory.

Her first published book, Angel’s Kiss, was released in 2015, and the sequel — Angel’s Curse — was released in February 2016. The third book in the series — Angel’s Messiah — is due to be released in June 2016

Melanie is currently working on the fourth book in the ‘Angel Series’ — Angel’s Body — and a book of poems that she describes as sometimes sad, sometimes funny and more often than not a little dark.

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2 Responses to Book Review: Angel’s Kiss by Melanie Tomlin

  1. Annie says:

    Great review! I don’t read this genre but this seemed cool 😃

    Liked by 1 person

    • Thanks! It is so amazing! I just didn’t expect the twist in the story. I just thought it is just a common vampire story but with an extra character which is an angel. The trailer also makes me excited to read the next book.

      Liked by 1 person

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