As a mercenary, Leo Alvarez has signed on for a lot but he never signed on for his best friend becoming host to the soul of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh. Read more...
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As a mercenary, Leo Alvarez has signed on for a lot but he never signed on for his best friend becoming host to the soul of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh. Jackson is now inhabited by a Bodywalker, and Leo is forced to grapple with a realm of supernatural beings far more dangerous than anything he s ever encountered.
But when Jackson is wounded by an attack from a demon god, Leo must team up with another supernatural creature a Night Angel to save his friend from utter destruction. With skin as black as midnight, hair as white as snow, and a body of pure perfection, the Night Angel arouses a burning desire in Leo, even as he refuses to be intimidated by her power or the power of those who would destroy his friend. An unusual alliance is forged, electrified by sexual temptation, and together the two must unite their strengths to bring down a supreme evil.
Praise for "Forsaken"
If you loved the original Nightwalker books, you ll enjoy this. "USA Today"
There s sizzle, steam and enough action to satisfy even the most ravenous appetite. "RT Book Reviews"
As always, Frank excels in highlighting the lovers delight in exploring the strangeness of each other s bodies, and the heartbreaking tentativeness between Faith and Leo is a delightful break from the grand passions of the Egyptians. "Publishers Weekly"
There s something to be said when you finish a book and immediately want the next book in the series. The World of Nightwalkers] is just that kind of series. "Badass Book Reviews"
Only Jacquelyn Frank could take legendary Egyptians, intermix them with evil Templars, add gargoyles and weave it all into an incredible new world that exists right in the middle of unknowing humans. "Fresh Fiction""
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2013-11-04
- Reviewer: Staff
The second volume in Frank’s Bodywalkers series (after Forever) is awkwardly plot-heavy, full of tangled politics, and morally unambiguous. The souls of Egyptian royalty inhabit the bodies of modern human hosts; both the Politic, who share nicely, and Templars, who crush the souls of host bodies, are gathering allies and preparing for war. Leo Alvarez was tortured by the sadistic Chatha and has plenty of reason to feel discomfort with the supernatural world opening up around him, but he agrees to work with the beautiful, black-skinned, emotion-reading Night Angel Faith in order to save his best friend, Jackson Waverly, whose soul has been damaged by the imp god Apep. After a powerful Djynn gives Faith and Leo a vision of their possible future marriage, they shyly open up to their attraction. As always, Frank excels in highlighting the lovers’ delight in exploring the strangeness of each other’s bodies, and the heartbreaking tentativeness between Faith and Leo is a delightful break from the grand passions of the Egyptians. (Jan.)