Her hands, so very, very gentle, continued to hold his face as she tugged him down until their foreheads touched. You see a different side and you see how he became the almost immortal he is, it was heartbreaking and you begin to see him from a different perspective. How prevalent are Elena and Raphael in this book and in Archangel’s Storm? The future not too certain for them, but at last they have each other. She’s been traumatized, has PTSD, yet she’s totally cool with hanging out with vampires and having the king of bdsm vamp macking on her. My specialty is in ancient languages and history. Dmitri is not impressed with Honor at first because he can sense her fear and loathing.

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In the first books in the series, Dmitri is portrayed as a cold-blooded, pain seeking, brutal leader. So much so that Dmitri is equal parts menacing and mesmerizing.

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But, truly, the way Dmitri treated Honor was not okay at all. Of course, he didn’t.

But, it would be okay if he treated archanyels with kindness and sensitivity since he knew exactly what happened to her. It almost seemed like it existed only to give Honor and Dmitri an excuse to be around each other and to give Dmitri a compelling reason to reveal pieces of his past. I am not convinced that he would have ever been completely fulfilled by just her.


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First, I thought Honor’s assault trauma backstory was really a hard and scary choice to make the author to make for the lead character, but for the most part I thought it was a nuanced, tasteful exploration, kudos on that. In this series View all Book nalini singh archangels blade. As always Singh delivers a monumental novel for her readers.

His character is very hard to like, being, to put it lightly, a major asshole who pushes and pushes and pushes. I liked this book but I didn’t love it. Any romance that features an abused character is always going to be treading a fine line between giving the character realistic reactions and getting completely bogged down in their past traumas.

There is no redemption to be found for him. Throughout the book this playes out, but it never gets boring.

Archangel’s Blade – Nalini Singh :: NYT bestselling author

A Rock Kiss Novella. All other sngh pale in comparison. Raphael’s Nalinj, vampire Dmitri, with his taste for pain and the way that he has wielded his deadly sensuality as a weapon in previous books, was just too cruel for me to imagine as a leading man, so I did not expect to like his story.

Dmitri Read the Ode to Dmitri which is this review 5. And beautiful Illium and how he had watched over the mortal he loved was heartbreaking.

Dmitri has always been a total dick to Elena, and he is into pain and sex. Now he met that extraordinary gaze. Little by little, Honor lets Dmitri in. So I’m happy with the way things were resolved at the end and would be glad to see cameos from the couple in the following books. And most importantly Nalini Singh actually made it work. Other books in the series. All those flashbacks nalini singh archangels blade my heart bleed blqde him and his lost family. It’s the way these things are written about that bothers me.


Another reason was Dmirti’s many fuck ups. Preview — Archangel’s Blade by Nalini Singh. I raged alongside both of them when they tell one another about their suffering. I’m waiting excitedly for this talentet writer to bring out her next book s Paranormal Holiday Anthology Trio. A man who loved his wife and his children so completely that the beauty lbade it stunned me. Dmitri has been a cruel bastard but an interesting character, and the intro of Honor’s fragile background was different from the other lady protagonists, which I liked.

Savaged in a brutal attack that almost killed her, Honor is nowhere near ready to come face nalini singh archangels blade face with the seductive vampire who is an archangel’s right hand, and who wears his cruelty as boldly as his lethal sensuality