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Archangel's Consort (Guild Hunter #3)

4.24  ·  Rating Details ·  27,233 Ratings  ·  1,353 Reviews
Nalini Singh steps back into the shadows of her heartbreakingly original world where angels rule, vampires serve, and the innocent can pay the greatest price of all ...Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux and her lover, the lethally beautiful archangel Raphael, have returned home to New York only to face an uncompromising new evil ...A vampire has attacked a girls' school - the a ...more
Paperback, 324 pages
Published February 10th 2011 by Gollancz (first published January 1st 2011)
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Before I write the review, do yo ever guessed why Naasir never appear in this book?

The answer is...

He's so naughty, so Raphael change him as a cutie little white tiger, and take him as accessories at his shoulder..

Just kidding :P

Now,for the review

What I must said?

After my long time waiting for this book, 2 months, if you want to know, I'm almost weep when this book finally arrived at my home. And I don't wanna waste a time, that night I read it and I found, when
Mandi Schreiner
Nov 12, 2010 Mandi Schreiner rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a spoiler-FREE review for book three, Archangel's Consort, but there are spoilers relating to the first two books in this series.

Although Elena is now an angel, she is still very young in the immortal world. With the help of her lover, archangel Raphael and his Seven, those that have vowed their loyalty to him, Elena is getting stronger and wise in the immortal ways every day. She is able to fly now, although the vertical lift off and endurance still eludes her. Now that she is stronger,
Robin (Bridge Four)
Buddy read with the UF lovers of Buddies Books and Baubles

I'm pretty behind on reviews so this one will be shorter.

The series is picking up for me now in this third book. There is an old power rising and it is affecting the Angels in ways they didn't predict. Elena must be there for Raphael to help him through some of his more human feelings as the power rises and he has to decide whether to kill it or wait and see if the long sleeping Angel well be sane when it wakes.

I really liked the premise
Jan 27, 2011 Vinaya rated it did not like it
Shelves: pnr
I discovered yesterday that I own more than eight hundred romances. Straightforward, luridly-covered paperbacks from Messrs Harlequin Mills & Boon and associated publications. So I've decided that one of these days, when I'm done with my more important chores, like cleaning the toilet and reorganizing my groceries in alphabetical order, I will collate all of these romances, borrowing maybe a paragraph in total from each of these books, to achieve a manuscript approximately one hundred and ei ...more
Oct 09, 2016 Choko rated it really liked it
*** 4 ***

A Buddy Read with my Wednesday Warrior lovers at BB&B! Make the warriors angels, and we go nuts!

Raphael, the Archangel of New York and his newly made consort, the angel in training and hunter extraordinaire Elena, are still trying to figure out how a relationship of a very human and recently mortal hunter and a very powerful, over 1000 years old Archangel, son of two of the most powerful ancient Archangels and member of the Cadre, could possibly work and be fair and satisfying for
Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)

1. They are seven of the hottest vamps and angels out there! Singh answered my call to heaven for a book about angels and vampires. Sexy angels + Sexy vampires = enflamed panties. Genius!

2. They like to trash talk like this:
“Sure you can handle me, pretty, pretty Bluebell?”
“Did I ever tell you about my snakeskin boots?”
“I do think I need some new feathers for my pillow.”

3. They dress like GQ models in black-on-black suits. Venom, you smexy beast!

4. Even bet

05/10/2016 Buddy read with my amazing friends over at BB&B.

A consort was more than a lover, more than a wife. She was ... someone with whom an archangel could discuss the darkest of secrets, someone he could trust to speak only the truth, even if it wasn’t something he wanted to hear.

Elena Deveraux has barely returned to New York after the devastating events of Beijing, before her skills as a vampire hunter is needed. A vampire attacks a girls’ school, the very school where her half-s

I strongly recommend not reading this review if you have not read the previous two books, Angels’ Blood and Archangel’s Kiss. It is impossible for me to write this review without including HUGE spoilers for the first book. So, just know that the first two books were five stars for me and I recommend them!

This book takes us back to New York and all the family and friends that Elena hasn’t seen since being Made. I’ve been eager to see the reaction to Elena’s wings since the end of the first book,
The story itself was good, but it just couldn't capture my interest as much as I thought it would. The suspense part didn't excite me. I felt like I wasn't eager to find out what was going to happen next. The sex scenes were great though. They were not only well-written, but also intense and passionate!

I couldn’t care less about these crazy archangels who were trying to usurp each other’s powers. So far I would say I enjoy this series just because of Raphael, a super hot archangel hero with a pr
One of the things that I love most in this series is that the characters have real growth - which means they're not always "good." Sometimes trust takes time to build, and we get to see that. Sometimes characters are assholes, and slowly - oh-so-slowly - begin to change. Sometimes, a relationship takes a while to settle and for the people to really find their place in it. The fact that Elena and Raphael are working towards a working relationship, the love that it takes to never give up, even whe ...more
Jan 03, 2016 Jilly rated it really liked it
That she was loved.. it was wonder enough. That she was loved by this man, it was beyond wonder.
He would not hurt her, this hunter with a mortal heart who held his own in her hands.

Nalini Singh knows how to write relationships. It is always beautiful the way she captures the magical feelings of falling in love. She has a way of pulling you in and making you feel all of those wonderful moments. I noticed it in the psy-changling series, and in this one. Along with writing the feelings of new
Eon ♒Windrunner♒
Our MC’s are back from Beijing and recovering from the maelstrom of events that took place, but they are not afforded a breathing chance as vampires are acting strangely all over. Someone or something seems to be influencing their behavior and Elena is immediately called in to investigate when death visits a school in the form of a vampire with bloodlust. Problem is, this seems to be only the beginning with similar incidents taking place all over. And to top it all the unusual behavior is not is ...more
Literary Ames {Against GR Censorship}
Archangel's Consort was far from perfect with it's superfluous sex scenes and slow build up to an uncertain and frankly lack lustre ending. It pains me to say all of that because Nalini Singh is one of my favourite authors with her Psy-Changeling books being my favourite paranormal romance series. My disloyalty is blasphemous but it needs to be said.

The numerous sex scenes led to boredom and skimming, not because they weren't hot, they were, there were just too damn many of them. Especially if y
Mar 30, 2011 Felicia rated it liked it
So, if you like a book about angels "doin' it" this is def the book for you.

I think the overall plot here was a little thin, and I got sick of Elena's family "problem" stuff. The romance stuff was RACY and well done, but most the time I got distracted about where their wings were going during all this...ahem...athletics.

I do enjoy this author;s writing, just thought I could use some more conflict and plot instead of teh sexing. Of course I'll read the next one, haha.
Anzu The Great Destroyer
I'm re-reading this series. The latest installment is out so I want to be in the zone. But oh wow. This is awkward. I could not finish it.


And I used to love it. I used to love it a lot. People change. Indeed they do.

What made me feel this way? There's no fucking story. It's all about Raphael banging Elena, Elena banging Raphael and so on. I also have a big problem with Raphael's caveman attitude. Nope, cannot stand it.

So that's it for me. I'm dropping the series. S
Sep 24, 2016 Sarah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Buddy read with Aly, Ange & Maru

I already reviewed this here but I'm loving this series even more the second time around.
Sep 13, 2015 valee rated it it was amazing
OMFG, and to believe I was afraid I would not like it as much as the first 2 books. I have no idea how so many rated this book lower than those because for me it was way better than book 2. I loved it, absolutely adored it. I had been waiting to read anything about this series for so long, and to finally be able to do so was amazing, better than everything I could have ever expected. So many things happened in this book, many all time changing events, and I can't wait to read how everything will ...more
Gianne Kris
Jan 27, 2011 Gianne Kris rated it really liked it
Shelves: own-books
Advance Excerpt from Archangel's Consort

Chapter 1

Swathed in the silken shadows of deepest night, New York was the same . . . and altered beyond compare. Once Elena had watched angels take flight from the light-filled column of the Tower as she sat in front of the distant window of her cherished apartment. Now, she was one of those angels, perched high atop a balcony that had no railing, nothing to prevent a deadly fall.

Except of course, she would no longer fall.

Her wings were stronger now. She w
Monty Cupcake ☠ Queen of Bloodshed ☠
Hmm, not as awesome as the previous two books. This time around it seemed like a paranormal book, whereas the others were more UF. There's not really a huge plot or mystery to solve in this book, which is why I think I didn't like it as much. This whole book's plot is about Raphael's mother and whether she's Sleeping (super hibernation coma for immortals) or not and whether she's now awakening or not. That whole is she or isn't she theme goes on the entire book and it's boring. It's too indefini ...more
June 8, 2012: 3 stars
Oct. 10, 2016: 4 stars

I think the reason I like these so much better the second time around is because I’m not reading them back to back. Elena’s flashbacks aren’t as bothersome when there is some time between books. I had been really irritated with them the first time because they were repetitive with so little new info learned from them.

The plot was weak. Elena and Raphael were dealing with personal issues and some of the weird stuff that was going on, but for most of the
Aly is so frigging bored
Re-read September 2016
Buddy read with Sarah, Maru and Ange

Re-read January 2015

Re-read 31st March 2013:
I am so sorry that I finished it again! This series NEVER gets old.

Re-read: I don't know how Nalini Singh does it but her books are amazing. I love the developing relationship of Elena and Raphael, the way they struggle to be what the other one needs.
May 24, 2016 Doğa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Adamlar gökyüzünde uçarken bir yandan da seks yapıyorlar.Gerisini siz düşünün artık :D Resmen hayal gücünün sınırlarını zorlamış Nalini'ciğim.
Milda Page Runner
Jan 24, 2016 Milda Page Runner rated it really liked it
Recommended to Milda by: Giedre
Action urban fantasy and paranormal romance combination. Lyrical and sensual Nalini Singh's writing creates a sharp contrast with the brutality and horror of the crimes she puts in her stories. It all starts with the murders in girl's school and pools of blood, and continues in a wave of dark and cruel crimes spreading throughout the city. Plot is interesting, enough action, good pacing, some humour - it kept my attention.
On a romantic front - there are more explicit sex scenes here than I'v
Elise ✘ a.k.a Ryder's Pet ✘
Re-read: 09.09.2016
Still good. Both book #2 and #3 doesn't beat book #1 though. Not even close. I do not know why, but I find this book (and book two) a bit boring at times, or more correctly heavy. I mean, I love everything; the world, the characters, the plot, but still....there's something missing that should make my heart beat fast in excitement...
4 to 4 Stars! ...more
Maria Dimitrova
Buddy read with the UF freaks at BB&B.

The vacation is over. If you can call Elena's stay at the Refuge a vacation :D So it's back to NY and the problems of being the first Made angel. Well maybe not the first ever but the first in millennia. Its not only showing up with wings after more than an year but also facing the division of loyalty this creates. As much as Elena wants to go back to being a Guild Hunter her new status changes everything. There are secrets she can't tell her friends an
Meh. This was one big ball of meh. I REALLY liked the first two. I was very disappointed with how this one felt like plot scenes were second thoughts and built around the sex scenes. Here's a rundown:

-go out and smell bodies
-talk to friend/sister
-train for flying/fighting
-repeat, repeat, repeat
-oh, crap, I didn't put a real plot in, okay, ummm, his mom and the Chinese super creepy angel thingy at the end!
-probably more sex

It wouldn't have been as annoying had the sex been remotely ho
Merve Akıncı
May 27, 2016 Merve Akıncı rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Raphael diyorum. Her kitapta daha çok seviyorum.
Ezgi Tülü
Aug 03, 2016 Ezgi Tülü rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: e-book
Açıkçası kitabı beğendim mi beğenmedim mi pek emin değilim.

Yani, karakterleri gerçekten çok seviyorum ve onlar hakkında yeni şeyler öğrenmek, gizemli geçmişlerinin parça parça ortaya çıkması hoşuma gidiyor. Bu kitapta Illium'un annesini gördüğümüz gibi, Raphael'in annesi ve ikili arasındaki ilişki hakkında daha net bir fikir ediniyoruz. Aodhan, insanlardan hala hoşlanmasa da insan içine çıkma konusunda bir çaba harcıyor. Elena ile babası, babasının ikinci eşi ve Elena'nın yarı kardeşleri arasınd
Jan 25, 2011 Melindeeloo rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Elena returns with Raphael home to Manhattan and starts trying to reconcile her old life with her new - preparing to resume her duties as Guild Hunter in addition to being mate to the dangerous immortal archangel. Her wings have not made her life any easier, not with her estranged father, and not with the other immortals including Raphael's inner circle of seven who still see her as a liability to Raphael. But when "something wicked this way comes" and a `sleeper' begins to rouse causing floods, ...more
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I've been writing as long as I can remember and all of my stories always held a thread of romance (even when I was writing about a prince who could shoot lasers out of his eyes). I love creating unique characters, love giving them happy endings and I even love the voices in my head. There's no other job I would rather be doing. In September 2002, when I got the call that Silhouette Desire wanted t ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Guild Hunter (1 - 10 of 11 books)
  • Angels' Blood (Guild Hunter, #1)
  • Archangel's Kiss (Guild Hunter, #2)
  • Archangel's Blade (Guild Hunter, #4)
  • Archangel's Storm (Guild Hunter, #5)
  • Archangel's Legion (Guild Hunter, #6)
  • Archangel's Shadows (Guild Hunter, #7)
  • Archangel's Enigma (Guild Hunter, #8)
  • Archangel's Heart (Guild Hunter, #9)
  • An Unexpected Guest (Guild Hunter #9.1)
  • Archangel's Viper (Guild Hunter, #10)

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“You are mine, Elena. If you choose to sleep in another bed, I will simply pick you up and bring you home.” 232 likes
“What would you like to call me?"

That made her pause. "Husband" was too human, "partner" factually wrong for a being as powerful as an archangel, "mate"...perhaps. But none of it was quite right. "Mine," she said at last.

He blinked and when he raised his lashes again, the blue was liquid fire. Yes, that will do. "But for public consumption, you are my consort."

"Consort," she murmured, tasting the word, feeling it's shape. "Yes, that fits.”
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