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The Daughters of Men (The Nephilim Universe Book 1)

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In the year 2255 Ellie Ovis finds herself in the unenviable position of being loved by Woden, the Nephilim Prince of the New York Region, staring lovingly into her eyes. A member of the Creed, Ellie wants nothing to do with this being whom she considers demon-spawn. She is already fighting her attraction to his best friend, the Nephilim rebel, Siddhart. But the upcoming an ...more
Kindle Edition, 233 pages
Published December 17th 2016
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Nov 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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I enjoyed this book very much and look forward to reading the sequel. It has a haunting quality that stayed with me after I finished, and I became attached to several of the main characters, who are complex and fascinating.

The story is set in the far future, when the earth is ruled by the Nephilim, superhuman beings whose beautiful outward appearance belies their great age. As in the original reference in the Bible, we learn that they are descended from rebel angels or demons, who they refer to
Dec 05, 2020 rated it liked it
Some fantasy works are stories of "ideas" and others of "characters." This one leans towards ideas, with a deeply philosophical core and exploration of definitions of humanity, of good vs. evil, and privacy in telepathic communication. The interaction of Biblical themes with genetic engineering and cloning was interesting, too.

I wasn't as engaged with the characters, though, which is why I don't rate the story higher. Part of this might have been because so much communication in the book happen
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