Shadows of Penumbra (Apocalypse Exalted, #1)
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Shadows of Penumbra (Apocalypse Exalted, #1)

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Seven sins. Seven souls. Seven weapons.

Something sinful resides in Diane's memories, she's certain of it. That's why she traded them in to protect her father and her best friend.

Trained in the task of erasing criminal masterminds' memories, Diane yawns at the notion of converting yet another Rebel. But when her target turns out to be a little less than human and a bit more...more
304 pages
Published December 7th 2012 by Seventh Story Press (first published January 5th 2012)
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Terah
Jan 31, 2013 Terah rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: New Adults... Probably between 18 and 30ish
Recommended to Terah by: Margaret Alexander
The beginning of this book was slow for me (I started to enjoy around chapter 7), and the characters used the word "heh" a lot. Those are the only things I can think of, to complain about. I liked the characters. I was honestly expecting some YA dystopia type book with predictable characters that I might have met in my high school gym class. I was pleasantly surprised to find the characters had depth. I was also not expecting the worlds that were described in this book. I enjoyed the originality...more
A.H. Amin
Shadows of Penumbra is one of those novels that takes a bit of time as the story builds up, and if I try to place my imagination to view the story in my mind, I would be looking at an anime TV series. The story structured an entire community with the double AA as an organization with ranks and different responsibilities.
What I liked about the novel is the originality it has and the unraveling history of the characters which is a task well preformed.
A good start for a series where we got introd...more
Margaret Alexander
Mar 07, 2013 Margaret Alexander rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
Some bits from the Amazon reviews:

"The story is very well written and the world seems to expand quickly and in a way that leaves you wanting more..."

"There's LOTS of action in the book, and I thought the story was pretty original..."

"Sharp, puzzling, and an absolutely unpredictable novel that intrigues you over and over again..."


Melissa ownsbey
liked the cover
and i enjoyed the story it was really good this book i am putting on my keep shevle so i can ejoy it over and over
thanks for a great book
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I love thrillers with young protagonists. Those with sci-fi or supernatural elements are even better. Victorian, steampunk, contemporary, and near-future are my favorite eras. As for location, I believe the universe is a storyteller's playground, but I prefer to stay grounded.

I currently live in San Diego, CA with my first YA thriller coming out from Crescent Moon Press.
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