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Covet (Fallen Angels)

Covet (Fallen Angels)
Author: J.R. Ward
ISBN 13: 9780451228215
ISBN 10: 451228219
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Signet Books
Publication Date: 2009-09-29
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 482
List Price: $7.99

Redemption isn't a word Jim Heron knows much about-his specialty is revenge, and to him, sin is all relative. But everything changes when he becomes a fallen angel and is charge with saving the souls of seven people from the seven deadly sins. And failure is not an option. Vin DiPietro long ago sold his soul to his business, and he's good with that-until fate intervenes in the form of a tough- talking, Harley-riding, self-professed savior. But then he meets a woman who will make him question his destiny, his sanity, and his heart-and he has to work with a fallen angel to win her over and redeem his own soul.

Publishers Weekly

Harley-riding angels battle a demon temptress in the latest paranormal romance thriller from bestseller Ward, author of the beloved Black Dagger Brotherhood series (Lover Avenged, etc.). Jim Heron, an acerbic construction worker and former assassin, has been selected by the forces of Heaven to save "seven souls at a crossroads with a choice that must be made." His first subject: Vin diPietro, a "silk-suited, M6-driving, misogynistic" jerk with a paranormal secret: "Vin saw dead people, all right. Before they died." Forgiving some hyper-masculine postering ("I sound like a Lifetime movie or some shit") and tiresome clichés ("Nobody ever said life was fun or easy or even fair," "luck had always been with him-like magic"), Ward provides the combination of fun, thrills and gratuitous sex she's best known for. Fans of the Brotherhood, clear a shelf: your next series addiction has just begun.
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