Chosen Blood by S. Lawrence (Demon Bayou #1)
English | 2019 | Romance | Fantasy | ePUB | 515 Kb
Chosen Blood :These angels don’t have halos, and the demons aren’t after your soul. Lillian longs for death to escape a living hell. Instead, her own secret identity thrusts her into a war for humanity. Torryn woke up in Hell thousands of years ago, the second of Lucifer’s Princes of Hell. He searches the Earth for the Fallen, angels bent on the destruction of the world. When these two cross paths, it threatens to destroy both of their purposes. Turns out Hell isn’t the worst place you can end up!
“I know that, I really do, but six hundred years of seeing them, of not being able to stop those bitches, is starting to get to me. My fingers fly over the keyboard, accessing the Demon Bayou Rum website then moving into the hidden portion. Typing the password to open the encrypted email, my finger hovering over enter, I glance up at him. “Just tired of being one step behind.”
“I know.” He does too. Evander was the first sent here. He was there when the scribe recorded the revelation. He doesn’t speak of it, but I’ve heard whispers. It is said that he was once among the middle triad of angels. He cut his own wings, choosing to fall after this whole shit show began. I’ve seen him without a shirt. The scars and ruins of his wings remain, so I know at least some portion of the rumors are true. I hit the key.
Images fill the screen, and I close my eyes for a moment. Not that it helps. Six hundred years’ worth are burnt into my lids. Fuck. Shake it off; there’s worked to do. On the left hand side of the screen, I watch as avatars of the others join as each office logs in. Clicking the first photo, I enlarge it and study it, jaw clenched.”