Review: Avenged by An Angel by Felicity Heaton

Posted on March 2, 2020 by Nadene @ Totally Addicted to Reading in Reviews / 0 Comments

Avenged by an Angel is book #16 in the Eternal Mates series and like all the previous books it can be read as a standalone. However, I would recommend starting at the beginning.
I have been a fan of this series from outset and I have enjoyed all the books I have read. Therefore, I was happy to get my hands on this installment. Ms. Heaton is known for creating a paranormal world steeped in realism featuring a wide variety of relatable characters both human and supernatural. Avenged by An Angel was no different.
The main characters, Emelia and The Fourth Commander of the Echelon (an organisation of angels) were no strangers having appeared in the previous books.  Emelia, an Archangel huntress, had been held prisoner by a dragon shifter when she had gone to hell to assist in a battle. She was eventually rescued, but bore both the physical and emotional scars from that experience.
The Fourth Commander was assigned the task of finding Sable and bringing her back to his realm to take up the vacant position in the Echelon. What he thought would be an easy task proved a challenge as Sable was mated to the Demon King of the third realm. He was determined to go through with his assignment despite this unforeseen obstacle, but his plan was interrupted when he met Emelia with whom he had an immediate connection. The sight of her scars had him chomping at the bit to have the dragon shifter responsible for her scars punished.
I enjoyed watching the development of the relationship between these two. I loved how patient the Fourth Commander was with Emelia. He recognized her fears, and he helped her to overcome them. Their love for each other gave her the strength to overcome her biggest fear and helped him to soothe his dark side.
The events in this installment coincided with incidents from previous books. As a result, scenes from these books were repeated in this installment. I understood the need for the repetition as it aided in the story’s development.
The author provided a glimpse into Archangel’s nefarious plans as it concerns the supernatural beings. I would have loved more information regarding their plans and I hoping it would further developed in the next installment. 
The fight scenes were graphic and intense as usual. There were moments when I had bouts of anxiety as it relates to Emelia coming face to face with her enemy.
The story ended abruptly leaving me with questions regarding the drama surrounding the jealous healer and the two new arrivals to hell.
Overall, a great addition to the series. I would recommend the series to fans of paranormal romance. 
Eternal Mates Series

About Felicity Heaton

Felicity Heaton is a New York Times and USA Today international best-selling author writing passionate paranormal romance books. In her books, she creates detailed worlds, twisting plots, mind-blowing action, intense emotion and heart-stopping romances with leading men that vary from dark deadly vampires to sexy shape-shifters and wicked werewolves, to sinful angels and hot demons! If you’re a fan of paranormal romance authors Lara Adrian, J R Ward, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Gena Showalter and Christine Feehan then you will enjoy her books too. If you love your angels a little dark and wicked, the best-selling Her Angel series is for you. If you like strong, powerful, and dark vampires then try the Vampires Realm series or any of her stand-alone vampire romance books. If you’re looking for vampire romances that are sinful, passionate and erotic then try the best-selling Vampire Erotic Theatre series. Or if you prefer huge detailed worlds filled with hot-blooded alpha males in every species, from elves to demons to dragons to shifters and angels, then take a look at the new Eternal Mates series.

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