Angel's Den: A Novel
In 1808, when Emma meets and marries Eric Montclaire (the famed “most handsome man west of the Appalachians”), this young daughter of prominent St. Louis citizens believes a fairy tale has just begun. Instead, her husband’s angelic looks quickly prove only to mask a monstrous soul all too capable of possessive emotions and physical abuse. Praying for mercy, she is devastat...more
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Emma Daring was getting ready to walk down the aisle and marry, dashing Eric Montclaire. Emma realized that Eric didn’t really love her; he just loved the image of having a wife in order to trick people that he was a respectable man.
Luke Bowen receives a letter from Eric offering him a job, accompanying Eric and Emma on a trek as they plan to follow in Lewis and Clark’s foot steps. Due to Luke’s great talent as a cartographer, he would make a nice addition. Luke can’t pass up...more
On Friday night,...more
Angels Den was the story of Emma, a woman abused by her husband. It was a story of redemption, how God can take even the most evil of circumstances and turn it around for Good.
Eric Emma's husband. He had the face of an Angel but underneath lurked pure evil. A man who wrestled with his own failed childhood.
Luke a man like david. After God's heart. Kind, and loving. A protecto...more
Set in post Lewis and Clark America, Jamie Carr creates an intriguing story of “Beauty and the Beast” in reverse. Deception is the key ingredient and its effects are used with stunning success.
Evil is portrayed in its most deceiving form. When truth becomes apparent, innocence is stolen, shattered, and broken. Faith, strength and courage rise to the occasion but who will prevail in the end?
The writing was excellent. Stimulating the imagination with vivid pictures...more
Reviewed by Cindy Loven
Set in 1808 in Saint Louis and along the path and trails of the Lewis and Clark expedition, Angels den opens with us meeting Emma, the daughter of prominent parents, an only child. A bit spoiled, but a lovely young woman. Her wedding is her dream come true, at least that is what she thinks. However after the wedding, she realizes that the man she thought she loved and the man she married are worlds apart.
Eric Monclaire, famed and acclaimed as the most handsome man west of...more
Such a great job of creating the bad guy, I hated him instantly, but then there was this little part of me that kept waiting for him to be redeemed.