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Progeny of Innocence (Paradox #2)

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Long ago, in an almost forgotten Realm, a race of fallen Angles called the Grigori clash with a ruling house of Angels. Their battle changed events in the Ancient World and the New World forever.

Two Worlds. One Ancient – One New.

A Realm where a year can last centuries and an Ancient magical people still rule, even the immortals face danger. Rising up from their imprisonme
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Published November 30th 2011 (first published November 23rd 2011)
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Jayde Scott
Dec 16, 2011 Jayde Scott rated it it was amazing
I absolutely adored the first book of the Paradox series, The Angels Are Here, and naturally had to pick up the second one as soon as soon as it was available in the Amazon UK store. Progeny of Innocence was an even more amazing, wicked read than The Angels Are Here.

The novel begins with a brief account of the background story and is narrated by Juliette. Juliette is an old soul reborn in the body of a young girl, Grace. In the first book, Grace was just a girl, now she’s a 16-year-old teenager
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Lenore Wolfe
Nov 27, 2011 Lenore Wolfe rated it it was amazing
Patti Roberts weaves a wonderful tale of magick and love in her Paradox series. I was pulled in by an 11 year old Grace in the first book, The Angels are Here, who was shattered by the loss her father. Now she is a teen who must find a place in the human world to better understand the spirit world and how to deal with her visions of a young woman who comes from her own past life. Through Patti, you get to travel into the supernatural as fallen angels hunt for Grace, and she begins her journey in ...more
KaSonndra Leigh
Nov 22, 2011 KaSonndra Leigh rated it it was amazing
Another great read from an author to watch in the future. Full review coming soon.
The Reading List (Megan)
Dec 03, 2011 The Reading List (Megan) rated it it was amazing
The Paradox Series continues in Progeny of Innocence. The second book in the young adult series by Patti Roberts takes off where the first book left off.

The ancient world is in the middle of an all out war. The fallen angels, the Grigorians, are fighting their angel brethren, the Burgardians, and things are only getting worse. Chaos is still rampant under Grigorian Lord Cerberus’, house; however he is last to notice as his wife, Pandora, and his brother Abaddon scheme against him.

The Grigorians
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Natalie
I am absolutely over the moon excited to be sharing my review for this new book in Patti's series Paradox The Angels Are Here. Paradox: Progeny of Innocence is probably the best book to start off your New Year with I kid you not. If you read my review for the first book you will know how much I loved it, but, I love the second book even more and I know you will too.

As the book opens we get a much more detailed and in depth feel for the evil Grigorians, the characters she has created are like no
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Rayven
Apr 09, 2012 Rayven rated it it was amazing
Last year I reviewed the first book “ "Paradox - Angels are Here"” by Patti Roberts, and I was lucky enough to be asked to review the second book her trilogy – Progeny of Innocence. I enjoyed the first book and was not prepared for what the author had in store for her readers next. This book was FANTASTIC! I was spell bound from the very first page. She packed one heck of a literary punch with this book and this second book far excided my expectations.

Progeny of Innocence starts off where the f
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Natshane
Dec 18, 2011 Natshane rated it really liked it
An original and beautifully written story, Progeny of Innocence took the term 'rebirth' and 'souls' to a whole new level!

It was a bit hard for me to get into the story because until this day, I was still a bit confused by the concept of both the New World and the Ancient World. However, the series never failed to awe me with it's creativity, originality and vividness. Patti Roberts has a way with words and it left me breathless. I've read many kinds of books, encountered many kinds of mythical c
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Tara
Dec 01, 2011 Tara rated it it was amazing
I was really excited when I got asked if I’d like a review copy of the second book in the series. I enjoyed The Angels are Here but I had loads and loads of questions after finishing the book, which I assumed would be answered further in the story – and let’s just say that in Progeny of Innocence, a lot of my questions were answered.

Firstly, I should say that the attention to detail in this book is every bit as good as in the first – there is still good artwork within the book, and it really do
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Sheilagh Lee
Jan 21, 2012 Sheilagh Lee rated it it was amazing
Shelves: paranormal
I had read “Paradox-The Angels are Here" and looked forward to reading the second in the series and Progeny of Innocence did not disappoint. This book had such a captivating story woven intricately between the pages that this reader could not put down the story until its completion. I enjoyed the richness of the characters and all the facades of their personalities. The characters come alive and you can picture each and every one of them with the descriptions the author gives.All the questions I ...more
Terri Dion
Sep 28, 2013 Terri Dion rated it it was amazing
I'd first like to state that I received an ecopy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

I love how beautifully Ms. Roberts weaves an ancient world with modern times together so seamlessly.
However this was not my typical "Ok kids you play Xbox while I sit here on the couch, drown you out and enjoy a good book". It was more of an "Ok kids don't kill each other over the video games I'm going to find a quiet place away from your noise to enjoy a good book". Progeny of Innocen
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Patti Roberts
Nov 22, 2011 Patti Roberts added it  ·  (Review from the author)
“ All the questions I wondered about with the first book were answered. ” Sheilagh Lee.
A story about a young girl trapped between two worlds - The Ancient, and the New - Love destroys... Angels Fall... Darkness follows... Is your Guardian Angel from Heaven or Hell? book 2 currently free on Amazon & all online stores. Book 3 - Bound By Blood - due for release 28th October. Book 4 - Paradox - Equilibrium due for release 2013.

Two Worlds. One Ancient – One New.

Long ago, in an almost forgotten Re
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J. A. Owen
Nov 30, 2011 J. A. Owen rated it it was amazing
Patti Roberts is an author that has taken every reader by storm with her magical world of the ancients and the enchanting story of Grace. Patti Roberts alongside author J.K. Rowling, Neil Gaiman, and David Clement Davies, has definitely become my idol and someone I look up too. Patti Roberts is the only author that I have gotten to know personally and have seen grow into a wonderful story teller.

I am honored to have read the first two books, and I can’t believe it took me a while to finish Prog
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Charidy
Dec 28, 2013 Charidy rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: ANYONE
Patti Roberts has created a story of two worlds that are woven without the current world (Earth) knowing, at least most people aren't aware of.
Not only has she created characters with depth but also with detail so crucial to every measure of this book, (Trust me I'm desperately trying to review without being a spoiler)
The story centers around a girl (on Earth) named Grace and the people in her life who have sent to protect (and harm) her. She is having dreams that she isn't sure is real or memor
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Annie
Jan 25, 2012 Annie rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2012, to-review
I finally finished - I have to admit, I put off finishing this book because I so enjoyed it - I didn't want it to end. I love how the characters came full circle at the end!! As Patti promised, many questions that I had from the first book were answered in this one. The characters never ceased to enthrall me, the descriptions never ceased to take me to the scene, and most importantly, I was ALWAYS transported to another time, another place. I really can't put into words how important that is! As ...more
Carolyn
Jan 22, 2012 Carolyn rated it it was amazing
Shelves: to-read-again
Did I say something earlier about what most people could only HOPE to dream of???? Well, I won't be back from what I call "Patti's World" any time soon. Book two was all I could've hoped for and more. I want to be one of Patti's Angels! I don't have one single regret from doing nothing but reading Paradox; Progeny of Innocence for the past two days! Awesome writing Patti Roberts! I will be bothering you endlessly for the release date of book three...
Susy
May 07, 2012 Susy rated it it was amazing
Okay here was my mistake with this book.... I accidentally read it before I read the first one. I got mixed up and thought this was the first book. But besides that this book was pretty awesome and I suggest you read, but read the first one first because it will save you from asking dumb questions and then slapping your self. But if you do get you in the same knack I was you'll be fine, but I gonna go read first one now.
Jackie
Nov 27, 2011 Jackie rated it it was amazing
i absolutely loved this book. when it first started i was confused by all of the explaining and detail on characters i thought were insignificant to the story line but when you jumped back to grace and everything started to play out i fell in love with this book as i did the first one. can not wait for book 3
S.m.
Dec 28, 2011 S.m. rated it it was amazing
This book was so hard to put down, it was SO good. It was even better than the first. I found that it explained some things that were left unanswered in the first, and I loved how it went more into detail in the past. I'm SO excited to read her next one!
Jeana Todd
Dec 01, 2013 Jeana Todd rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2014
Enjoyed very much! Can't wait to start book 3!
Rute Canhoto
Sep 04, 2012 Rute Canhoto rated it liked it
OPINIÃO
Concluí a leitura deste livro a 7 de setembro de 2012. À semelhança do que aconteceu com o primeiro volume da série, dou-lhe três estrelas.
No geral, achei este livro bem melhor do que o primeiro. Embora continuem a existir partes que acho que não contribuem em nada para o avanço da narrativa, estas não são frequentes quanto no primeiro volume.
Também há mais ação do que no primeiro livro, o que foi bom, pois achei o primeiro demasiado parado.
Foram igualmente introduzidas novas personagens,
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Angela Lockwood
Nov 06, 2015 Angela Lockwood rated it it was amazing
Paradoxically in book 2, only days have passed in Altair, but on earth, Grace is now a girl of sixteen. She is still non the wiser about her visions, but she takes them seriously and jots her dreams down. We find out that things at Graces school are rather precarious as the Grigorians have taken the cover of a group of goths at her school. Despite needing to stay hidden, their bloodlust often gets the better of them.
Grace also discovers boys and is attracted to Damon, one of the Goths. One day
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Earicka
Jan 02, 2014 Earicka rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This series must be read in order. The first book is Paradox - The Angels Are Here. This is the second book.

These books are written by an Australian so there was a bit of a learning curve to reading them. That said this book was even better than the first one :) It picks up some years after the first book ends when Grace is a teenager. I was really happy with that as I found it easier to relate to her at the older age. If I had had to read about her whole childhood I would probably have gotten b
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Jane
Dec 11, 2011 Jane rated it really liked it
This is a series to watch (and read)! I enjoyed the first book which set the scene, introduced the characters and gave us an introduction to the two worlds that Grace sees. My review of Paradox: The Angels Are Here can be found here.

This book is even better and the story really takes off. We are given an understanding of some of the central characters who featured in the first instalment. There is a real presence of evil at work, with the blackest of characters you could find. There some new cha
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Vichy
It is like reading two books, the innocent teenagers' world and the harsh description of the evil's prevalence. If you get used to the writing style and the frequent changes in the use of personal pronouns (from 1st to 3rd person and the opposite), the jumping between present and past and the analytical review of every person's life till the end of the book, which was really an interesting approach, then you get along fine. The teenagers' company, many times, reminded me the "Vampire Diaries" yo ...more
Tracy Ehlers
Sep 26, 2015 Tracy Ehlers rated it it was amazing
I absolutely adored this book, I loved book one and this one just got better with its unique plot and vivid details, the author continues combining the ancient world with the new, beautifully detailed full of action, adventure and intrigue to keep the reader in suspense as to what will happen next.
An Epic adventure of Good verse evil, but an adventure that's so much more! Still many questions I need answered and I can't wait to begin the next book in this amazing series.

A must read for fans of
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Alicia Huxtable
Nov 25, 2015 Alicia Huxtable rated it it was amazing
It keeps getting better!!! I seriously didn't think book 1 could be topped but book 2 did exactly that!!! The storyline gets a lot deeper and Damon........hmmmm he puzzles me still. So everyone.....Find Your Silver Lining with this series
Jenny Bynum Black Words-White Pages
May 26, 2013 Jenny Bynum Black Words-White Pages rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Paranormal Lovers
Recommended to Jenny Bynum by: Patti Roberts Author
This is another great read from this author. I enjoyed the characters and the plot. I also got some of my questions answered from book one in this book as. I highly recommend this series to all paranormal lovers to enjoy. You will fall in love with this phenomenal and amazing series.
Helen
Apr 23, 2012 Helen rated it really liked it
Really liking this series... There's a huge mesh of characters that I'm starting to really like and I can't wait to read what comes next!
Valery
May 20, 2017 Valery rated it did not like it
There is no resolution in this book, just a massive introduction of characters. It was odd and poorly done. Jumps around to back stories in odd transitions and there were several grammar mishaps: missing punctuation, weird sentences, and missing words.
Won't recommend to anyone.

For my clean readers:
Sex, violence, vampiric demons, a ton of language, and teenage drinking.
James Love
Mar 31, 2013 James Love rated it it was ok
Perhaps I am just old, don't know
the basics of the story were very good and from a technical viewpoint well put together.
My main problem is the continual back filling of the back story. It tends to take you away from the main story way too often.
The characters are well written for the most part however some fall a little flat.
I can see the entire story as being more intense then what has been written. I do understand that it is written for the young adult and that does provide for it's own lim
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So... Another big year ahead for me. 2017 will see the release of book 6 in the Paradox Series and the start of a new series, KLA2EEN - an alien sci-fi series. I look forward to hearing from you soon, Patti.


PATTI ROBERTS was born in Brisbane Australia but soon moved to Darwin in the Northern Territory. Her son Luke was born in 1980. Patti now lives in Cairns, Queensland where she now writes full t
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Other Books in the Series

Paradox (5 books)
  • The Angels Are Here (Paradox, #1)
  • Bound By Blood (Paradox, #3)
  • Equilibrium (Paradox, #4)
  • Paradox - Elemental (Paradox #5)

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