Breath of Angel: A Novel

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WaterBrook Press, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 251 pages
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The stranger's cloak had fallen back, and with it, a long, white, blood-stained wing.
When Melaia, a young priestess, witnesses the gruesome murder of a stranger in the temple courtyard, age-old legends recited in song suddenly come to life. She discovers wings on the stranger, and the murderer takes the shape of both a hawk and a man.
Angels. Shape-shifters. Myths and stories--until now.
Melaia finds herself in the middle of a blood feud between two immortal brothers who destroyed the stairway to heaven, stranding angels in the earthly realm. When Melaia becomes a target, she finds refuge with a band of angels attempting to restore the stairway. But the restoration is impossible without settling an ancient debt--the "breath of angel, blood of man," a payment that involves Melaia's heart, soul, and destiny.

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I didn't expect this book to be as good as it was, being that I'm in my mid-20s reading a young adult fiction. However, this kept my attention throughout, and made me want to buy the next book in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Its About Time Mamaw -

A cloaked stranger enters the temple courtyard and before the young priestess, Sontress Melaia, could properly welcome the stranger he is attacked by a shape-shifter, hawk and man. Melaia desperately ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Award-winning author Karyn Henley has written over one hundred titles. An accomplished songwriter, Karyn has been a Dove Award nominee and received a regional Emmy Award as music composer for a television special. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband, a jazz drummer.

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