53rd out of 97 books — 209 voters
Sentinel Book 1: Archive of Fire
by Betsy Dornbusch (Goodreads Author)
Twins Aidan and Kaelin didn’t realize until they got to university that most guys don’t learn five ways to kill a man by the age of fourteen. Still, since their estranged father descends from the demon Asmodai, it's probably worth knowing how to defend themselves. But as years pass and threat never materializes, the twins suppose their mom is just paranoid - until she disa...more
Paperback, first, 413 pages
Published January 1st 2012 by Whiskey Creek Press
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Archive of Fire, Sentinel Book One by Betsy Dornbausch is a dark urban fantasy. Twins Aidan and Kaelin have been trained by their mother to fight and kill since they were young kids. She has told them their father descended from the demon Asmodai. When the book starts, they are teenagers and nothing has ever happened. Until their mother disappears and they are kidnapped by their father. They reluctantly join their father and the Sentinel, a coalition of demidemon rebels who work to protect human...more
Betsy Dornbusch's Archive of Fire was the perfect companion for my trip through television's Supernatural. By day I would watch Dean and Sam fight demons, and by night I would read Dornbusch's own brothers, Aiden and Kaelin, unraveling the mysteries of their family and an ancient war between humans and demons. Archive of Fire is far more intrigue then warfare, though it does have battle scenes. The main point of the story, though, is figuring out the alliances, who is good, who is bad, and who i...more
Betsy Dornbusch is a writer and editor. Her books are Quenched, Quencher, Lost Prince, Archive of Fire, and Exile. Her short fiction has appeared in print and online venues such as Sinister Tales, Big Pulp, Story Portal, and Spinetingler, as well as the anthologies Tasty Little Tales and Deadly by the Dozen. She’s been an editor with the ezine Electric Spec for six years and regularly speaks at fa...moreMore about Betsy Dornbusch...