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Archangel's Prophecy

(Guild Hunter #11)

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Return to New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh’s darkly passionate Guild Hunter world, where human-turned-angel Elena Deveraux, consort to Archangel Raphael, is thrust center stage into an eons-old prophecy….

Midnight and dawn, Elena’s wings are unique among angelkind…and now they’re failing. The first mortal to be turned into an immortal in angelic memory, she’s
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Kindle Edition, 368 pages
Published October 30th 2018 by Berkley
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RachelW (BamaGal) Illium is in this book; has several nice scenes with Elena. Aodhan is not, as he has gone off to ‘find himself’, but he was mentioned. I thought for…moreIllium is in this book; has several nice scenes with Elena. Aodhan is not, as he has gone off to ‘find himself’, but he was mentioned. I thought for awhile that Singh was setting Illium up for his book with all the talk about his ‘lost human love’. I’m thinking now she may write Aodhan first, while he’s away from Manhattan sorting himself out. But who knows. The ending of this book left some things to be sorted out at home.(less)
Jackie Barnes Yes. Most of them get past merely tolerating her to the point of loving her. She is Raphael's heart...and she helps keep everyone living a more…moreYes. Most of them get past merely tolerating her to the point of loving her. She is Raphael's heart...and she helps keep everyone living a more balanced life. She sometimes sees things that Raphael doesn't see. She tries to take care of them. How can they not love her?(less)
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Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
So, a couple things before I get started...

1) Based on preliminary reviews, I seem to be in the minority in not adoring this book.
2) This being an ARC, I can't really tell you why that is, specifically. Sorry.
3) I am NOT in a reviewing mood today (or just lately in general, actually), but I wanted to get at least something down while this book is fresh in my mind and before I read it again.
4) This review is probably gonna suck ass. Again, sorry.

That said, keep all that in mind when reading
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Corina
Jul 15, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.5 stars

OMG OMG OMG

Buckle up this book is an emotional rollercoaster ride of epic proportions. I had no idea what to expect. I certainly didn’t expect so many punches to my heart. The FEELS were unreal. They came non-stop. I honestly was a blubbering emotional basket case at the end.

And the ENDING!!!!!! O M G

I still don’t know what to say, much less write a cohesive review.

I went into this book without reading the blurb. And subsequently I had no idea what was to come. The plot just kept
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Jilly
First. let me say that I love this series. It is one of my very favorites and if Illium and Aodhan don't get together soon I may lose my shit.



But, this book was just not as good as the past ones. The story was really slow and weak. There was recapping over every.single.thing. And, the side characters that we love were barely present at all. We never saw Naasir or Aodhan. We only saw a few glimpses of Bluebell. And, the rest of them had what seemed like a couple of obligatory sentences just to
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Holly
I love this series, but not this book. I spent nearly the entire book wanting to shake both Raphael and Elena. I can't go into any of it without going into major spoilers, which I will put in the comments instead. One thing I can mention that annoyed me that isn't a spoiler - this book has a TON of recaps. We're talking, someone could read this book and it is basically attempting to give them the background history of the last 10 books at every possible moment. Is this really needed? Who is ...more
Aisling Zena
3.5 stars

24/11/18

Rant ahead!Contains swearing.

Are you kidding me? What did I just read? We have spend 11 books reading about Elena's transformation. Her adjusting and training and getting stronger, new powers and all the hoopla that goes with it and I get this???!! That cliffhanger sucked ass. And the next book better fix this shit or I'm not going to be happy. Not that anybody cares, but I'm extremely unhappy with this. (view spoiler)
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Mindy Lou's Book Review
2nd read: Still just as good the 2nd time around. I connected more after going back and reading this series in order. I’m still amazed at the lengths Raphael went to save Elena. Swoon!

1st read:Amazing!!! Ok, call me crazy but I seem to like to jump into series just to see if I'll like it. I didn't like it. I LOVED it! Like really, really loved it! I've actually never read this author before either. Again, crazy I know. I kept seeing her books pop up with so many of my book friends and I get it
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Beth
I found ARCHANGEL's PROPHECY a 4.5 star read. I'm a huge fan of Singh's writing and love the Guild Hunter storyline so you are wondering why not a straight out 5. Every once in a while you a novel in the series is a build up to the next major plot shift...ARCHANGEL'S PROPHECY is definitely one of these major plot shift books leaving you hanging at the end and left me still wondering where this book will go next. The What ifs and possibilities will leave you pondering long after you are through.

I
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Robin (Bridge Four)
This review was originally posted on Books of My Heart

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In Archangel’s Prophecy, we are back to Raphael and Elena as the main characters in this installment. Normally, they aren’t my favorites to hang out with in this Guild Hunter series. *Gasp* I know, I know but I’ve never really warmed to Raphael. However, at least I don’t want to stab a pencil in his eye anymore so we’ve come a long way.
“Mess with me and I will shoot you through the heart, I swear to God. I am so far past hangry, I’m
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Francesca ❆
Mar 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: loved-it
That blurb!!! Never before I’ve been so scared about an upcoming release!!
Let the speculation begin!

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April 17th update:

Well, this cover looks freaking awesome! Let me just slap it with Heart and Legion in the “best GH covers” slot!



And the advanced excerpt is fucking scary! And awesome! And I can’t wait to read this!!!

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July 4th update

You can now request an ARC on NetGalley....of course I requested it (and of course they’re gonna reject me 。゚(TヮT)゚。 )
Sooooooo, I will offer a
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Debra Johnson
Archangel's Prophecy by Nalini Singh
Genres; Adult, Paranormal, Romance (I should add Suspense, but I'm not going to.)
2 Stars

Original thoughts right after I finished reading & before my review
I am so upset with this book right now, I don't dare rate & review it!

Why, Ms. Singh, WHY did you end it this way? Really! A cliffhanger! You are above such shenanigans. You have no need to resort to this type of ridiculousness.
The ENTIRE story is about Elena becoming something else. Then you leave
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Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)



Nalini Singh returns to the dark and twisted world of the Guild Hunter series with ARCHANGEL'S PROPHECY. Readers are back with Elena and Raphael, the main couple of the series as they experience something very concerning. As the first mortal to be turned, Elena possesses incredible powers. However, when she starts to weaken and does not know why this causes quite a bit of alarm for them. Now, when I first heard that this was going to be another one of Elena and Raphael's books, I was a bit
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Lady Heather
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Publication Date: October 30, 2018

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Synopsis

Return to New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh’s darkly passionate Guild Hunter world, where human-turned-angel Elena Deveraux, consort to Archangel Raphael, is thrust centre stage into an aeons-old prophecy…

Midnight and dawn, Elena’s wings are unique among angelkind—and now they are failing. The first mortal to be turned into an immortal in angelic memory, she’s regressing. Becoming more and more human. Easier to hurt. Easier to kill.

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Angela
Well. I was right to be worried. This book put me through the emotional wringer. And it kept me glued to the pages throughout.

But it’s not easy. It’s hard watching characters that you love go through such life altering changes, especially when it ends on a cliff-hanger.

Look, I trust Nalini Singh. I believe in her vision for the characters and that she’s going to do right by them. I’m clinging to that right now.

That being said, I don’t think I’ll be rereading this particular book until I have
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Hayley ☾ (TheVillainousReader)
Pre-read mood:
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MAMA. IS. READY.

Post-read mood:
Well. Shit.

I don’t know what it is about Raphael and Elena but it takes me a little while to warm up to them, and I genuinely like them. My like for them is a new thing because I've struggled with them as characters for awhile. I can't put my finger on why but I just didn't love them as much as the other characters. That being said the development they, as individuals and as a couple, have gone through throughout this series is truly fantastic. I've
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Angela (Angel's Guilty Pleasures)
Note: If you haven’t started the Guild Hunter series yet, then you need to start from the begging. Their is an over all ARC and character development.

Elena has a fight on her hands and it my just end her life….

Now, Elena and Raphael have had their challenges throughout this series, but in this one destiny and prophecy and the Cascade are all agents them. Elena is losing her immortality, but she will not give up without a fight. I cried, I felt, and I hurt for all involved in this installment.
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Maria Dimitrova
Sort of a buddy read with Robin.

After a lot of thinking I lowered the rating from 5 to 4 stars. It pained me but once the initial euphoria of the long anticipated release was over and I had some time to reflect on what happened in the book I can't with a clear conscience rate it higher. Even 4 starts is pushing it and i can only justify it because I'm so attached to this series and the characters.

I was disappointed by the fact that the rest of the recurring characters didn't play much of a role
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Kira
Sep 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

Warning: it ends in a cliffhanger. A huge one. I got to the last page and was furiously trying to get the next page and was wondering if my ARC was defective and was missing a chapter or a page or a paragraph. It just ended with so much left open ended. It explained a little but not much. I really hope the next book is about Raphael and Elena. I’m not sure I could take it if I had to read about some random couple before getting a solid explanation.

Elena and Raphael weren’t together
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Steven
Thanks to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review.

SHATTER. SHATTER. SHATTER.

We've had a prophecy for a while now, and all of us fans have been trying to figure out what it's driving us towards. Well, obviously you already know this book is going to have some focus on that, what with it being the title and all that. ;)

This book kind of felt like more buildup, more setting up a story, with the main plotline for the book feeling like it
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Douglas Meeks
Oct 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
This book was hard to rate, much less review. Let me start with the fact there are 3 pretty major plots in this book:

1. - Elana seems to be regressing back to a human

2. - She has to find a killer that threatens her sister and niece

3. - In China, the Archangel Favashi is seemingly showing signs of madness ...... or something

This book kept me kind of stressed out the whole way through, you keep telling yourself "Nalini Singh won't allow this to happen .... will she?" and that sets the mood for
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Shawnie Nicole
Jul 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am going to try to pack as much as I can into this spoiler free review because this book is not something to be spoiled. The reader needs to read this with their own eyes, they need to feel this book. So, no spoilers. I started this book after doing a reread of Archangel’s Heart only because I wanted to be prepared in case this book was a continuation of AH but while it is a continuation of a sort, a reread isn’t necessary. But it did help to immerse me in the world of Archangel’s and ...more
Moon Love
Jul 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
There aren't enough stars for this book. I LOVED it! I never ever want to leave the Guild Hunter world. I wish Nalini would write it exclusively until the series is finished and I love her contemporary novels something fiercely!

I thought I had a grasp on what was happening in the Guild Hunter world, with Elena and Raphael, and everyone else. This book turned everything I thought I knew upside down. And to be honest, I'm shaken but with both worry and awe. Worry because I don't know what's going
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Scholar inArmor
AFTER READING:
SPOILERS AHEAD, BE WARNED!



Archangel's Prophecy felt so unfinished. The ending was rushed with so many unanswered questions. There's also Elena's family drama. We get this every book in which she features in. I just hope that this will be resolved in future books so we can move on from that storyline.

There are two pretty major things that happened in this book. First, Jessamy's wing is healed by Raphael. Oh my God. I gagged. Second, Favashi was in a way possessed by Lijuan (or her
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Maya
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Wow! Did not expect that! I mean the ENDING!!!!! Like what?!!! And an even better question, when's the next book coming out, huh?! You just can't do this to your loyal readers Nalini, nonono... My poor heart can't take the wait and suspense and curiosity and just simply all these complex emotions that are driving me close to tears! Not fair! But damn if this book isn't one of my new favourites. Everything just fit and once again made my belief, that Nalini Singh is one of the best PNR writers,
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Sammy Loves Books
My favorite couple is back!!!

“I will undo the universe for you.”


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“No power is worth you, Elena-mine. I would give up immortality for a single mortal lifetime with you.”



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Holy Freaking Shit that ending!!!

Loved the ending and can't wait to see what Nalini Singh has in store for these two. This could have been a 5 star except for the fact it dragged along. The last 10% of the book was crazy good but the first 90% was stupid slow.
fleurette
Jan 02, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: angels, urban-fantasy
Archangel's Prophecy

Oh, I have so many mixed feelings about this book. I don’t think I had such diversified feelings about any other book in this series. As always with this series I’m enchanted with the story but, on the other hand, I wish it is a totally different tell and I truly dislike the ending.

I’m one of those people who hoped for Aodhan and Illium story. I’m waiting for it. However, till this time there was no trace that their relationship is anything but friendship. We all assumed that there can be
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Lana *Lifeinwordsandlyricscom*
The whole book I thought that I didn't like where this was going and then by the end of it I was like "Yeah, I could get behind this". And when the last page came I was begging the powers that be to please somehow prolong it. I don't know how I'll be able to wait so much time for the next book to come out.

You're killing me, Nalini Singh.

Over and out
Chamonix
I bet she's preggers. Anyone wanna place bets???
Inna
Mar 07, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: wishlist
FINALLY ANOTHER BOOK WITH ELENA AND RAPHAEL!! I LOVE THEM! AND I MISS THEM! I CANT FREAKING WAIT!!!
Ira
3.5 stars.

This book should re title to The Declines of Elena Deveraux ‘s Health.
It would be straight two stars reading if I didn’t read The Archangel’s War already.

No, seriously.
I always give 4 or 5 stars for Nalini’s books.
But this is too much, and Lijuan again in the horizon?
No! Just no!
Blacky *Romance Addict*
This was too repetitive. Too many explanations about every single character, who they are, what they look like, what happened to all of them in the previous books and so on...

This is book 11. Seriously, who hasn't read all of the books before this one, don't bother, and those who did read the 10 books before this one - you don't need all those reminders about every damn character and about everything that happened to everyone since the series began. I mean really. Just a huge page filler, I
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“Fragments swam in his blood, weaving their way through his entire system. A system devoid of wildfire. Devoid too of the golden lightning. Uncaring of the loss and of the agony in his chest, he opened his eyes . . . and looked into those of liquid silver.” 5 likes
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