Join Danielle and her co-host Walter Kirn for the Writerly Podcast, a weekly discussion of all things pertaining to the real lives of working writers. Download the. Or at least that’s the alarming state of affairs at the heart of Danielle Trussoni’s best-selling novel, “Angelology.” Called Nephilim, these. Note: There are some very small spoilers for Book One (plus a whited-out section with a bigger, but not the biggest spoiler), and no spoilers for.

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Long story short – the book seems to be hastily slapped together, the editor didn’t help much – for ex. An appendix would be invaluable. Mar 23, Mizuki rated it liked it Shelves: Ten years after the events of Angelology, Verlaine is a fully fledged Angel hunter, one of the best. That said, I do plan to go back to read the first one.

And how is Michael, a presumably non-omnipotent creature in this book, even God is not omnipotentcertain that this person is pure, just because she says so?

angelololis Next turned to be a major disappointment. A Memoirwhich dealt with her efforts to understand her father and his experiences as a tunnel rat in the War in Vietnamwas chosen by The New York Times as one of the Ten Best Books of It begins well, with our hero from book 1, Verlaine, and his meeting with Evangeline.

I really really wanted to love this book.

Books by Danielle Trussoni. Quotes taken from trussonk unedited e-galley. Like the first book in this series, this one has a lot of action and plenty of conspiracy theories plus a dash of romance.

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He was also Evangeline’s father. Mar 18, William Jackson rated it it was amazing. This is because of the aforementioned lack of character development, which leads me to question why any of these people do anything at all.

And yet I’m sure there will be at least hundreds of people that like it. Together their s Reader Review: There is one particular angel that exudes an almost toxic sexuality and is irresistibly attractive, but women are incapable of being affected by her.


But when Evangeline materializes, Verlaine is besieged by doubts that will only grow as forces more powerful than even the Nephilim draw them from Paris to Saint Petersburg and deep into the provinces of Siberia and the Black Sea coast. And there were elements that worked well here – I especially liked the historical artefacts that wove their way into the story – the Faberge eggs, Rasputin In another instance, Vera has just awoken to find her party greatly reduced. Retrieved from ” http: However, I will say that the story seemed rushed.

I read Angelology when it came out a few years ago. A mess of a book that doesn’t do justice to the richly imaginative world that Trussoni created in her first novel.

To ask other readers questions about Angelopolisplease sign up. I have some small quibbles with the books, however.

Trussoni angelopolus born in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Since angelopoois nephilim were busy corrupting all of God’s creation, Noah brought seeds as well as animals with him. It makes absolutely no sense whatsoever.

Once again, it trusaoni more like a bomb dropping out of nowhere to keep us eager for the next book, rather than like something we might expect from the action preceding it. This book picks up 10 years after the first one. If there isn’t another book, then that was a very cheap way to end it. The Nephilim are again on the rise, scheming to construct their own paradise – the Angelopolis – and ruthlessly pursued by Verlaine in his new calling as an angel hunter. The story kept trussonk going – a little Da Vinci Code-like in the movement of the plot.

Angelology received a great deal of attention prior to publication. The story jumps from character to character, place to place, with no care for smooth transition, leaving me disoriented a lot of the time. Archeology, Faberge eggs and a real life Panopticon are involved.


The angel he seeks, the woman he loves. I expected one book not 3.


I can only conclude that Trussoni liked the sound of the word, and used it. The Ancestor, a literary gothic novel that explores the darker realms of ancestry and inheritance, will be published by William Morrow in It has been three years since we last saw our heroine, but in just these few short pages it was magical to see the difference and of how much she appeared to have grown – and of course, I was left feeling desperate to know more In fact, the ending just kind of happens and you are left hanging.

This is an danielel old fight that only appears to be heating up. She hints at the title theme a couple times but lets that drop somewhere in the midst of it and I’m left feeling a bit perplexed. I enjoyed it enormously.

Angelopolis (Angelology, #2) by Danielle Trussoni

It is an entertaining mix of action and conspiracy but it doesn’t quite co Like the first book in this series, this one has a lot of action and plenty of conspiracy theories plus a dash danielld romance.

I think I remember liking the first book better. She is hunted by the badass Eno and twin brothers of her grandfather Percival who were cloned from him? Follow me on Twitter My Tweets.

The Fourteenth Letter Claire Evans. Rushed, info-dumpy and filled with continuity errors, this is trussoni poor followup to what was a good, if flawed, first novel.

One of the reviewers noted that there was very little character development, and I have to agree with tha Well, it was much better than the first book. Materialism and science have zngelopolis them to nonexistence, a sphere as indeterminate as purgatory.