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Rage and Redemption (Rebel Angels #1)

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Proud and rebellious, Gideon is banished from the Light. His own words define his punishment, transforming bloodlust into literal hunger. Living by his sword, he wanders the land of mortals, embittered and alone.

Naomi works in secret, illuminating manuscripts for the Knights of St. John. Gideon is drawn to her beauty and fascinated by her innocence. She stirs the shattered
Kindle Edition, 2nd Edition, 234 pages
Published October 21st 2012 by Anything-but-Ordinary (first published August 27th 2005)
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The most enthralling, "Angelic" version of the existence and fate of those beautifully mysterious creatures of light and glory who are blessed to be one of the highest servants of the Creator. Man's existence and world here on earth is interwoven into the fate of some very specific angels in this story which is the first in the "Rebel Angels" series by Cyndi Friberg. Be prepared because Cyndi's angels will leave you feeling anything but holy! These angels are definitely glorious in more ways tha ...more
Kyra Dunst
Apr 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Who knew angels could be so naughty? Well, perhaps Gideon wasn't quite and angel anymore, but he wasn't quite Fallen either. Due to his own rebelliousness, Gideon was sent out of Heaven to live among man and is cursed by his own rebellious spirit. Naomi is an innocent in every way, and Gideon seeks to use her to get revenge on one of the angels involved in his punishment. But fate has other plans, and soon Gideon begins to lose his heart to the sweet woman he once sought to ruin. I love Cindi Fr ...more
Feb 24, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Light and darkness, good angel, bad angel but you can always
turn things around when you have a positive in your life - in
this case "love".
Great book,
Merissa (Archaeolibrarian)
Rage and Redemption is the first book in the Rebel Angels series, and tells the story of Gideon, an angel not quite Fallen but very close, and Naomi, an orphan staying in a monastery under the watchful eye of Gabriel. Gideon is being punished and the end time of his punishment is coming up, although he is unaware of that. He meets Naomi at the monastery is quickly becomes fascinated with her. This starts his journey of dealing with his issues, before the time runs out.

This was an enjoyable read
May 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Oh my God!

I would give this author a 10 star rating, if possible. Cyndi Friberg has twisted and emerged every emotion I have. Rage & Redemption is written to the depths of a being. Her story immersed me into the world of Shadows as I read and watched the lives of Gabriel, Naomi & Gideon unfold. Oh my God.
Holly Douglas
Dec 27, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

Rebel Angels #1

I am a huge paranormal fan and I am always interested in new stories of Angels.

In this first book of Rebel Angels series Cyndi Friberg gives the reader everything, some mystery, suspense, romance, hot steamy sex, and a dash of redemption as well.
This is a story of one Angel’s inner struggle with Light and Dark or Good and Evil. Which will he embrace for all time?
As a rebel Gideon is sent to earth among the humans to learn his lessons and to make a choice. In his quest to to anno
Susan Lower
Mar 03, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was a good read if you like hot love scenes and good verses evil. I did find myself skimming over many pages of the love scenes as they felt over done and elongated. While the setting was historical it never bothered me whether the author was entirely true to history or not, as many fantasy novels can create their own laws and settings as long as they don't go out of bounds for the world of the characters.

Who knows, I am pick up another novel by the author. I'm definitely intrigued by
Susan Lower
Nov 27, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I did a search for speculative fiction and this was one of the titles that appeared. It was a free buy on my kindle app and it was a good read. It's a romance between a dark angel and a young girl that shows a pure heart can really transform someone from darkness to light.
It is not for those who those who like to keep the bedroom door shut in their fiction reading, but it's a good read. I'm looking foward to reading the other two books in this series.
tina barrington
Sep 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing

I am an artist and use material objects to create my art. Cyndi Friberg is an artist and uses words to create her art. I could picture the songs sung, the large wings as they protected the angels and smell the vile odor of the fallen demons. Will be interested in read her book about the female fallen angel.
Aug 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved this book. Angels, fallen angels and demons are a bit common as a subject but this story, set in medieval time, was original and I enjoyed readying it. Naomie is quite festy for a woman raised with monks, creating an interesting contrast and a nice setting. But my favorite my Gideon, his duality, passion in every aspect of his life, light or dark and his unconditional love for Naomie.
Aug 12, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: book-bub
It seems like bookbub has had a string of free books about fallen angels this month. Won't read the other books in this series even though I liked Cyndi Friberg's other space fantasy series.
Michele bookloverforever
rebel but not fallen Angel finds redemption in the arms of a loving woman after a few riddles with temptation.
Michelle Woods
Dec 06, 2014 rated it it was ok
Not really a bad book just not for me...
Jul 15, 2014 rated it liked it
The story was fun and cute.
Karen Desmond
Nov 02, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
At times, I totally trudged through this book. It started getting better and looks like the next book will be even better.
Jul 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
loved it. always happy to end a book smiling.
Mar 03, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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