Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. The lack of music as well as emotional depth mars Angel-Seeker – Kindle edition by Sharon Shinn. Download it. Angel-Seeker is a science fantasy novel by American writer Sharon Shinn, published in It is the fifth novel in the Samaria series. It is set shortly after. Angel-Seeker is the sequel to Sharon Shinn’s wonderful novel, Archangel. Shinn’s subsequent books in this series, Jovah’s Angel, The Alleluia.

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If her family ever finds out about Obadiah, they will show her no mercy. Giving birth to one can kill a woman, mortal or angel. I have no plans to at the moment! Elizabeth grew on me as well and I was always able to sympathize with her angel-seeking. Like in the previous book, Alleya must find her predestined mate – but Jehovah does not know his name, identifying him only as “son of Jeremiah.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sweet Jovah angdl, you can’t help but root for both of these girls! This is the 5th book in the Samria series, but the story actually takes places just after the 1st book Archangel. Third, learn the market.

Well, that was a lot of criticism I just threw out in a paragraph meant to rave. It is set shortly after Archangel. Sep 27, Shannon Giraffe Days rated it it was amazing Shelves: In that time, the women who craved the attention of angels were known as angel-seekers, a term used with awe by some–and scorn by others. The hard part is taking an idea and expanding it into a coherent story peopled with likable characters. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

In that time, the women who craved the attention of angels were known as angel-seekers, a term used with awe by some-and scorn by others.

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They’re so real to me they transcend the barrier of between book and reader. Obadiah is the perfect choice sharn this mission because of his charming personality. Again, the motivations here were really well portrayed.

But I think the concept here is qngel, and the storytelling and characters are also tops. Gabriel appoints his This novel was written much later but follows-on about 2 years after the events of Sesker – even though this is technically the fifth book, it works superbly as a stand-alone novel, and reads as if it were 2. The Best Books of Rebekah is a daughter of the Jansai tribe, raised to hate the angels.


Far more than the other books, this one has a clear villain Bael. Fans of romantic fantasy should eat this up. He’ll be helped out by the angel Lucinda, who has grown up on an isolated island, far from the politics of the angel’s Aerie, and the strong-willed Tamar, a member of the ehinn Jacobites.

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These woman are motivated most often by the wealth anngel the angel holds but many of them are just angel groupies. Gradually I came to understand that she loves her family and feels safe with them, and she’s been so sheltered she can’t even imagine a life otherwise – so why would she leave everything she’s comfortable with to embrace something she’s never seen or understood?

Rebekah later encounters Obadiah when she attends a fair dressed as a boy and they begin an intrigue. This book deals more with the Jansai than any of the previous ones, and I was looking forward to learning about their secretive lives. While I loved Elizabeth’s coming-of-age story of growth, I really didn’t like her at the beginning. Don’t start with this one, though; start with Archangelthough you don’t have to read the other two books in the trilogy in order to appreciate this one. It won me over, after a while, though.

I know there are a lot of series about angels out there but this one aeeker really my favorite. Being named Angelica is an honor that all girls dream of – so what could possibly go wrong? The showdown between Gabriel and Uriah worked, view spoiler [but I would have liked more a comeuppance for the Jansai men; the final scene with Jordan was lovely though In time, these two women, whose paths will cross, will both find what they desire, in surprising – and dangerous – ways Though that seems unlikely, considering how exalted the social shaeon of angels are, she would settle for bearing an angel baby — which would therefore entitle her to the luxuries of the angel hold for life.

That is until she meets injured angel Obadiah and begins to live a double life. Last but not least, there are just the right amount of glimpses of old favorite characters sprinkled here and there to put a smile on my lips and remind me why each book in this series is a delight and why I will be reading sshinn over and over again all throughout the years of my life.


There is a moment in this book when all of the threads of this story come together, when every character meets at an extraordinary point at the height of their growth, and it is lovely and cinematic and everything that a sci-fi romance should be. She believes she is meant for greater things. It is only when she falls pregnant that she truly wakes. Also, I think I’d love to read a book set during the time when the settlers first came to Samaria.

Without an Angelica the female counterpart to the Archangelthe complex acappella musical concert known as the Gloria cannot occur, and Jovah will rain destruction upon the land. Angel-Seeker is a science fantasy novel by American writer Sharon Shinnpublished in Everything came nagel okay thanks to a zeeker of luck and a strong-willed woman who was traveling with Edori xhinn not one of them.

Rebekah didn’t grow on me as much, sninn was harder to like, and I thought it was pretty cliche how she and Obadiah meet and fall in love. I look forward to each alternating chapter, to finding out what’s going on shinn the Rebekah and Obadiah and then Elizabeth and her struggles to find the life she’s so certain she wants. He is sent by the Archangel Gabriel to go to Breven and deal with the Jansai.


But Caleb cannot be her destined mate He rules with a strong hand, and is secretly committing genocide against the Jacobites, claiming their heresies threaten the land.

So yes, there are flaws in the story. Life is hard sreker mostly pastoral, and young women with no family or ties dream of producing an ‘Angel Baby’ to insure they will have a place to live and be taken care of for the remainder hsinn their lives. But instead, angels had to save the girl and scold the backwards culture. Trivia About Angel-Seeker Sam