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JUNE FEATURE #3: The Taken: Celestial Blues: Book One by Vicki Pettersson

  • The Taken (Celestial Blues Series #1)
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Re: JUNE FEATURE #3: The Taken: Celestial Blues: Book One by Vicki Pettersson

!!!The Return of Vicki Pettersson!!!

 

This, the first installment of a new series called Celestial Blues, sounds intriguing!

 

Synopsis

Griffin Shaw used to be a PI, but that was back when gumshoes hoofed the streets . . . and he was still alive. Fifty years later, he's an angel, but that doesn't make him a saint. One small mistake has altered fate, and now he's been dumped back onto the mortal mudflat to collect another soul—Katherine "Kit" Craig, a journalist whose latest investigation is about to get her clipped.

 

Bucking heavenly orders, Grif refuses to let the sable-haired siren come to harm. Besides, protecting her offers a chance to solve the mystery of his own unsolved murder—and dole out some overdue payback for the death of his beloved wife, Evie.

 

Joining forces, Kit and Grif's search for answers leads beyond the blinding lights of the Strip into the dark heart of an evil conspiracy. But a ruthless killer determined to destroy them isn't Grif's biggest threat. His growing attraction to Kit could cost them both their lives, along with the answer to the haunting question of his long afterlife . . .

"There never can be a man so lost as one who is lost in the vast and intricate corridors of his own lonely mind, where none may reach and none may save..." – Isaac Asimov, Pebble in the Sky
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Re: JUNE FEATURE #3: The Taken: Celestial Blues: Book One by Vicki Pettersson

The synopsis sounds a lot like that of Necropolis, by Michael Dempsey, a recent Night Shade Books release that I loved.

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Re: JUNE FEATURE #3: The Taken: Celestial Blues: Book One by Vicki Pettersson

I really liked it,  she had a unique look at guardian angels, I liked the noir feel to her hero and I just loved Kit

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Re: JUNE FEATURE #3: The Taken: Celestial Blues: Book One by Vicki Pettersson

I loved Vicki's Signs of the Zodiac so I'm sure I'll love this series...  Just have to find the book here now, LOL

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Re: JUNE FEATURE #3: The Taken: Celestial Blues: Book One by Vicki Pettersson

I was impressed with this book and will be watching for the next in the series. The private investigator angel trying to do his job by collecting a journalists soul. I am curious where the series will go.

 

The Taken (Celestial Blues Series #1)  

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Re: JUNE FEATURE #3: The Taken: Celestial Blues: Book One by Vicki Pettersson

And get a load of the cover for the sequel to The Taken, entitled The Lost. I cannot express in words how much I love thia cover. It's PERFECT.

 

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Re: JUNE FEATURE #3: The Taken: Celestial Blues: Book One by Vicki Pettersson


paulgoatallen wrote:

And get a load of the cover for the sequel to The Taken, entitled The Lost. I cannot express in words how much I love thia cover. It's PERFECT.

 


That is a NICE cover. I love the cherry tattoo!