Friday, January 18, 2013

Gates of Paradise By: Melissa De La Cruz

Gates of Paradise By: Melissa De La Cruz 5 stars *****

Schuyler Van Alen is running out of time. The Dark Prince of Hell is storming the Gates of Paradise, intent on winning the heavenly throne for good. This time he has his greatest angels by his side, Abbadon and Azrael—Jack and Mimi Force, as they are known in the Coven.

Or so he thinks. Even as Lucifer assigns Jack and Mimi the tasks of killing their true loves, the Force twins secretly vow to defeat the Dark Prince once and for all. But how far will Mimi and Jack go to conceal their real loyalties?

Meanwhile, former vampire Bliss Llewellyn has joined forces with Lawson, the greatest wolf of the underworld, to free his people from their imprisonment in Hell. As they struggle against impossible odds, an ancient message, woven into the very fabric of time, reveals just how much depends on the success of their mission.

Lucifer seeks the key to the Gate of Promise, and when Schuyler is taken captive and delivered straight to Hell, she must make an unthinkable choice—the same one the archangel Michael was forced to make during the Crisis in Rome. Will Schuyler find the strength to do what he could not?

The epic, heartbreaking Blue Bloods series comes to a close with this final novel about staggering courage, unbearable sacrifice, and the immortality of true love.

I didnt realize when I started reading Gates of Paradise I would get so engrossed in it to the point that my day began and ended with this story. A story of a love meant for a lifetime but also a story filled with action and adventures that will keep your mind reeling even after you finish the book.

Gates of Paradise is a breathtaking and thrilling story that you will immediately fall in love with. Her writing style and characters will have your hands glued to the book and your eyes to the pages. It is truely a suspenseful adventure filled love story that will keep you on the edge of your seat and make you wish you were apart of their world. Bravo I couldn't have asked for a better end for this series even though I am going to deeply miss the connection and thrill I felt each time I read a new Blue Bloods novel. Thankyou Melissa for the amazing journey you took us on, I am truely looking forward to your other novels.

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