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Fallen Angel: Dawn of Reckoning

(Fallen Angel #2)

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Darkly romantic. A dangerous new paranormal thriller for fans of all things supernatural.

Centuries ago a war between heaven and earth battled on…
Lucifer was struck from heaven and banished to Earth to live as a mortal…but he'll never be fully human, and he'll never let go of his rage against the one who shunned him. God will regret turning his back on him, and his
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Kindle Edition, 110 pages
Published March 23rd 2017
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Sophie "Beware Of The Reader"
Mar 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 stars


This is a short novella about the vampires genesis


And if Lucifer had excuses? And if Michael was not the goody goody Arcangel everyone believe him to be?


I've read JL Myers Blood Bound series from start to end for years now. I've even stalked her to get her last installment as soon as possible because it was so addictive! Now with Fallen Angel she lifts the veil on the vampires genesis.

And who is their creator? Lucifer himself!

This very short read portays Lucifer under an interesting light
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Wendi Wilson
Mar 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I found Fallen Angel to be beautifully written, entertaining, and undeniably fascinating. I'm right in the middle of the Blood Bound series, and to see how it all started, this world J.L. Myers has created and woven around the characters, was very intriguing. The book has an epic feel, this great battle inside Lucifer between good and evil, and I couldn't put it down!
There are no spoilers for the main book in the series, yet having read books 1 and 2, the backstory in this book is a great compa
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angela
Jan 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
This story was good, based on God the Ark Angels and how Lucifer lost his wings. I found this story intriguing, and really enjoyed it. It's not a really long story, and is nicely paced.

That Lucifer is one bad dude, not willing to change for nothing. Not even the one person he was really close to the Angel Gabriel. Gabriel tries so hard to help Lucifer, even putting her own well-being in jeopardy. Very interesting and kept my attention throughout the whole book.
Anniek
Sep 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Lucifer was once an angel and God's servant. Angels are not free to do whatever they want. Everything comes down to the jobs that God has assigned to them. Lucifer fell in love with Gabriel, because he couldn't resist her beauty and her goodness. It's this love that caused Lucifer to be banished from heaven. On earth he has to live a human life, but he soon finds out that he still has more power than he thought. What will Lucifer do about all the hatred he's feeling inside?

Lucifer wasn't a bad a
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Teri
Apr 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
One pissed off angel. One angel in love. Cast out from the one he loves. He retaliates using the one thing he still has his blood. I have never seen this turn on Lucifer's fall from Heaven. I do kinda grab a book that says angels and run with it and boy was I surprised at the direction this author took it. I was intrigued and pulled in and yeah I want more. Loads of action and characters that made me go hmm.

I haven't read this author's work before but I must admit I am gonna have to read more. T
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Heather Wade
Mar 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I received this book as an ARC in exchange for my honest review. This review may contain spoilers.

The novella starts us out with the fall of Lucifer, God’s favorite arch angel. God cast Lucifer from Heaven for going against his views about his love of the human race, his creations. Lucifer sees them as vile creatures who squander God’s gift of free will, something Lucifer himself wants. Gabriel is the only one who wants to save Lucifer and make him come back to into God’s graces, but his love fo
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Crystal Zapata
Mar 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I just love – love – love how we get the scoop on where it all began.
If you haven’t read the Blood Bound series, then this novella will not be as exciting to you as it is to me. This is where the original 12 family members started.
Lucifer’s fall from heaven. His struggle with himself and the way he feels and views the human race. His accidental creation that will forever change the world.
Michael, an archangel, wants to rid the world of all evil including Lucifer.
If there is one angel that can
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Jenny Prose
Jun 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
4 Stars
Elisa Panjang
Apr 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a terrific read! Demons and angels are my favorite characters.
I love the writing style, she keeps you entertained the whole journey.
Highly recommended to PNR fans!

- Won in a LibraryThing giveaway
Sabrina
Jul 10, 2017 rated it liked it
“They do not follow God. Many Gods are their idols. They kill and rape in their names. They create wars not only in God’s name, but also in other’s to feed their greed of power, wealth, and control. They do not deserve what God has given—”

My favorite quote from the book, I really like this short story.
It was really different from any other books that I have read, mostly because the main character was Lucifer, but still a really nice and fast read.
Kalli Bunch
Oct 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
You think you know the story of the Devil, but you don't. You think it's so easy to see why Lucifer fell, but it's not. He didn't want the throne. He didn't want power. He didn't want much. No. Lucifer just wanted Love. The most pure emotion to ever exist. God had created it and gifted it to man, but had denied it to his Angels. Why? He claimed they were made out of love, but Lucifer knew better. He knew God just wanted servants! Dogs to do what God would not do! So he challenged him to admit he ...more
T.L. McDonald
Jun 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
I have to say, I really enjoyed this origin novella into the world J.L. Myers created in her Blood Bound Series. Not having yet read any of the other books I wasn’t sure what to expect going in, but I was pleasantly surprised. The writing style was fresh and immersive, pulling me into the story right from the beginning. And even though the subject matter with its use of God and the devil may cause pause for some, I have to admit that it’s because of its use of religious figures along with the fa ...more
Arceli
*I have received an ARC in exchange for First off, Lucifer and Gabriel were just amazing characters in this book. I just couldn't put this book down. I just devoured, and devoured. The only thing I am sad about is that I have to wait a while before the next installment gets released.

Now, the characters. Lucifer and Gabriel were extremely strong characters. I liked how each of them started developing their own personalities and became stronger when they were apart. Instead of downing in sorrows,
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Lucifer, Man and Sin

(Disclaimer: I was provided a Copy of the book. I read it and decided to provide my honest review.) Fallen Angel: Dawn of Reckoning book 1 of the Blood Bound series is a novella about Lucifer, Man, and Sin. This is the trifecta only a die-hard reader could hope for and J. L. Myers is the author to write it. What an excellent read! I read this book in one read because I c-o-u-l-d not put it down. Each page you turned was so compelling it urged you on to turn the next and it we
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Alex (Briennai)
Feb 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This short story is a prequel to JL Myers' Blood Bound series.

Lucifer has been thrown out of Heaven, and even though the angel Gabriel tries to vouch for him, the other angels want him banished to Earth. After being banished to Earth, he decides to attack God's creations, humans, and turn them against Him. 

This story shows the creation of vampires in a unique way that I absolutely loved. I have owned the first book in the Blood Bound series for ages, but I never got into it. Now I can't wait to
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Lexee Toste
I enjoyed this story. It's an interesting read and take on Lucifer. This story is well written. It's something that I would consider religious because the story is about Lucifer, Gabriel, archangels and God. Now it is an interpretation and written as a fictional story but the religious aspect is a huge part of the book. I think it's well done and it's not trying to push an agenda on the reader. I think it's well done and the flow is pretty good. Things move along at a decent pace. This is the se ...more
RoseyLovesBooks
Nov 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Fallen angel Lucifer was cast out of heaven to do his angelic duty after he'd challenged God. All Lucifer wanted was freedom and love but his discontent causes him to lose his wings and fuels his resentment. Lucifer comes up with a diabolical plan to get God's attention but when God ignores him, Lucifer ups his game. When the beautiful angel Gabriel, Lucifer's love, tries to stop him from his path of self destruction, he forces her to leave. Gabriel's visit with Lucifer puts him in danger from a ...more
Nikki
Jul 10, 2017 rated it it was ok
I actually really enjoyed reading this, although at times it wasn't an easy read it was a heavy kind of book. I haven't read the rest of the blood bound series but just reading this one makes me want to read the rest of the series. This story was deep and meaningful, it took me a while to get into because of the mix of God and the devil but it had underlying lessons throughout, compassion and forgiveness. I very much enjoyed this twist story of how the vampire race began it wasn't expected and I ...more
Tab B.
Jun 06, 2018 rated it liked it
Fallen Angel:Dawn of Reckoning(Blogs Bound Origins Novels Book1)

I have this book the stars only because the length was a little too short for me,I really don't like when an author writes small books and you have to keep buying more to finish a story. I did enjoy the story,I liked the way Gabriel was portrayed as a woman that was interesting the book started out really well it was just as I said, as soon as it started to get really interesting the book was over and you need to read the next book
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Samantha
Oct 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
I have to say, I really enjoyed this origin novella into the world J.L. Myers created in her Blood Bound Series. Not having yet read any of the other books I wasn’t sure what to expect going in, but I was pleasantly surprised. The writing style was fresh and immersive, pulling me into the story right from the beginning. And even though the subject matter with its use of God and the devil may cause pause for some, I have to admit that it’s because of its use of religious figures along with the fa ...more
Adena
Sep 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a fantastic origin story for the Blood Bound novels! I'm not very familiar with actual angel lore other than the basics (unless you count the Supernatural TV show), so this tale really brought Lucifer, Gabriel, and Michael to life. Additionally, we see how the first vampires were created, as well as how they made a deal to walk in the light. The entire story was told from a third person perspective, but much of it focused on Lucifer's thoughts and actions - which makes sense since the title ...more
The Mysterious Reader
J.L. Myers’s Fallen Angel 2: Dawn of Reckoning is a powerfully great novel. Gabriel and Lucifer’s love is beautiful and painful, genuine despite the fact that we are talking about angels (whether or not fallen). This is the sort of book that you simply cannot put down once you start. Truly amazing. Trust me. But for the fact that I’m literally dictating this review to my husband from my hospital bed I could go on and on with praises. The book definitely deserves it. Since I can’t do that I will ...more
RM(Alwaysdaddygirl) Griffin (alwaysdaddyprincess)
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The cover on this book is interesting!This is the first book in the series. This is the story where we meet Lucifer and why he failed. Then we are taken on Lucifer’s journey. Despite Lucifer nature, he does have one weak spot. This one weak spot brings a twist to the story. The story also introduces Saint Michael and other angels.I highly recommend this book to anyone. My reason is the one strong message about never assume. This is why I give the book five stars. I am looking forward
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The Mysterious Reader
J.L. Myers’s Fallen Angel 2: Dawn of Reckoning is a powerfully great novel. Gabriel and Lucifer’s love is beautiful and painful, genuine despite the fact that we are talking about angels (whether or not fallen). This is the sort of book that you simply cannot put down once you start. Truly amazing. Trust me. But for the fact that I’m literally dictating this review to my husband from my hospital bed I could go on and on with praises. The book definitely deserves it. Since I can’t do that I will ...more
sherri jones-teachout
Once again Lucifer has choices, but will he make the right ones? I felt so sorry for Lucifer. He falls further and further into a spiral of bad choices and evil. His only crime? Love. But he has been deliberately sabotages by Michael (the good angel??). In this book Lucifer finally gives up on getting any redemption. He tests God. Wants God to finally do something about humans. And he turns the humans into worse killers than they already are. And what about Gabriel? Can she ever save Lucifer? An ...more
The Mysterious Reader
J.L. Myers’s Fallen Angel 2: Dawn of Reckoning is a powerfully great novel. Gabriel and Lucifer’s love is beautiful and painful, genuine despite the fact that we are talking about angels (whether or not fallen). This is the sort of book that you simply cannot put down once you start. Truly amazing. Trust me. But for the fact that I’m literally dictating this review to my husband from my hospital bed I could go on and on with praises. The book definitely deserves it. Since I can’t do that I will ...more
Barbara Senteney
Aug 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Truly remarkable short story with a definite biblical influence. Lucifer is thrown to earth as punishment for his disobedience. A horrific scene I will not delve into for fear of spoiling it. Gabriel a female angel who Lucifer loves, because she is the only one to ever see good in him. Michael and Remiel are angels trying to save her from her own foolish love for Lucifer. In the middle of the story it twist. Lucifer has fallen to what used to be the Persian empire when it was a young and savage ...more
Debra
Nov 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A fast paced, easy read that grabs you from the start and keeps you on the edge of your seat all the way through. This book is a retelling of Lucifer's fall from grace and the origin of vampires all rolled together. This book has strong characters and a great plot that holds your attention. This story is a wonderful foundation for the books that follow in the blood bound series. It will draw you in and keep you reading until the end and leave you wanting more
Christina Luberts
Jun 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
This book takes a different take on the main archangels. I will admit it started out a little slow, but as you got further in the book it became more interesting. It show a different way on how vampires came to be. I don't know how the series will go because this book in the series you could read alone.
Jessica Traver cashen
Apr 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc-s
Superb read. Well written with a great plot and characters. I was hooked on the entire book and couldn't put it down. This is about Lucifer and how he lost his wings. It also throws in a twist that is his weak spot. Also talks about Gabriele and Michael. It also tells how Vampires first came to be and how they can walk in light. I loved this book and can't wait to read the next book.
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