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Dark Halo

3.41  ·  Rating details ·  27 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
In a town besieged by shadowy, demonic forces, a father races against time to save his family. Thirty-five-year old Landon Paddock has deserted his wife and daughter, abandoned his business, and secluded himself in his late parent's southern Indiana ranch. But he's barely lapsed into a drunken coma when a mysterious, winged stranger appears during a violent lightning storm ...more
Paperback, 334 pages
Published June 29th 2012 by BlackWyrm
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Elisa
Nov 19, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This was non-stop action! My nephew pats his chest and says “scawy, scawy” when something freaks him out. When I started this book my heart was racing and it was SCAWY!!! Tense! Eeeeek! Holy smokes, it pulls you and you go willingly, into the dark room, only to be jumping at noises, shadows and who knows what?! It seems the apocalypse is upon us. Landon, a man whose father had believed in UFOs, keeps second guessing himself when he sees outrageous things lest he follow the same delusions his fat ...more
Robin Blankenship
Dec 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
This book was intense, not in a bad way but in a grip the book with both hands and hold on tight. It was non-stop action from the first word to the last. After I finished this book it felt like I had run a marathon. The book is set in Small Town Indiana and the author does a really amazing job painting a picture of places and people and events. This book was so complex and wonderful and beautiful. It had demons, angels, mystery, and so much more. The cover art is amazing. The Characters are awes ...more
M. J.
Jun 24, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Michelle's Paranormal Vault of Books


This book was different for me, but not in a bad way. It was for sure interesting, and at times strange. This book is so action-packed from the very start. Christopher Kokoski doesn’t waste any time getting us hooked, and really pull us readers in. We never even get a moment to take a breath. Not good “Stopping spot” to be found.
The writing of this book was really good, I had no trouble getting into it.

I was pretty surprised with this book, it’s not just Paranormal, there is so much more, there
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Angie ~aka Reading Machine~
Oct 20, 2012 rated it really liked it
Landon Paddock appears to be a broken man who has broken relationship with his wife Lucy and teenage daughter Katie. He lives in a plantation house alone without his family. He has good neighbors in Frank and Gina Metzger. Landon is startled by the suddenness of a thunderstorm like he's never seen before. Landon thinks he sees something out in the storm that just couldn't be possible~a flash of yellow eyes that strike terror into Landon's heart. He calls his neighbor's to see if they seen anythi ...more
August Is Azathoth The Haunted Reading Room
Nov 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to August Is Azathoth by: Free Book Dude
Reviewing for Free Book Dude; will post review on Dec. 8

Review of Dark Halo
5 stars
This was a really surprising book. By the lovely cover art, I assumed there would be an angel involved. The surprise is that the novel is remarkably multi-layered. It’s not “just” a paranormal. There’s mystery, suspense, romance, heartbreak, life, death, angels, demons, Satanists, friends, neighbours, strangers, wise individuals, shallow individuals, and more. Certainly it is far more than I expected going in; in s
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Sarah (Workaday Reads)
Nov 06, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2012
This was an intense and very dark horror story. Don’t let the moody paranormal angel cover fool you, this is horror story where people die. And not just the bad guys! I was so upset over some of the events that happened, but no way will I ruin it for you but revealing the victims.

More than a paranormal adventure, this isn’t the religious rant that some angel stories become. There are more religious aspects than I was expecting, but more than anything, this story was about survival. It was suspen
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Sheila
Dark Halo starts as a classic horror story, with scary storm, strange lights in the night, the urgent need to phone a friend and find out what’s going on, and then... When the lights go out and the house still creaks, there are shocks and surprises to come. “What you have experienced,” says Chrysanthium, “is only the beginning. It gets worse. Much worse.” And the reader will soon be wondering, what if all the world’s disasters are something else entirely.

Okay, I’m too scientifically minded to bu
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Faye {Daydreaming_Star}
Nov 27, 2012 rated it really liked it
The Storm Rages
Recently I have been reading a lot of horror-type books with revolting creatures, heart-racing scenes and moments that have the ability to take your breath away. It is a genre of books that I have always loved but not one I have read for a long while. So, when I heard about Dark Halo, I knew that it was one I would enjoy and would want to share my thoughts with you. Fortunately, this book had everything I could have wanted from this genre and by the end of the story, I found it in
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Melinda Reynolds
Jul 21, 2012 rated it liked it
I gave the book 3 stars because one major element - to me - was never addressed: Why? Why did the angel rebel and how? Why did his action, ehatever it was, cause the demons to appear? I also found the human characters either clinched (the gung-ho, shoot first ask questions later cop), trite (15 year old girl who is the crux - supposedly - of the story given visions so she can lecture a fallen angel), or just, well, uninteresting. The best chapters are the ones in Heaven, and I wished the author ...more
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