The sequel to the New York Times bestselling Angelology will thrill fans of Deborah Harkness, Justin Cronin, and Elizabeth Kostova
Hailed by USA Today as “a thrill ride best described as The Da Vinci Code meets Raiders of the Lost Ark,” Danielle Trussoni’s bestselling first novel, Angelology, wove biblical lore, the Orpheus myth, and Milton’s Rebel Angels into a present-day world tinged with the divine supernatural. The novel plunged two endearing loners—art historian V. A. Verlaine and Evangeline, a beautiful young nun—into an ancient battle between a secret society and mankind’s most insidious enemies: angel-human hybrids known as the Nephilim.
Now a decade has passed since Verlaine saw Evangeline alight from the Brooklyn Bridge, the sight of her wings a betrayal that haunts him still. 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. 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. A high-octane tale of abduction and liberation, treasure seeking and divine warfare,Angelopolis plumbs Russia’s imperial past, modern genetics, and the archangel Gabriel’s famous visitations to conceive a fresh tableau of history and myth that will, once again, enthrall readers the world over.
Viking is offering my readers a chance to win a SIGNED COPY of this thrilling book. And don’t worry -even if you didn’t read the first one, this is a gripping stand-alone.
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**BOOK CLUB EXTRAS**
This book would make an exciting choice for books clubs. Viking has put together some fabulous book club extras.
The BOOK CLUB KIT takes an ordinary book club to the next level with origami flower instructions for creating your own Angelopolis-like Eden; recipes for Angelopolis cocktails and Faberge (peanut butter) eggs; and a Q&A with author Danielle Trussoni.
The ANGELOLOGIST GEOCACHE offers step-by-step instructions for planning a GPS hunt for Angelopolis themed loot. Every book club that sends in pictures of their hunt is entered to win a signed copy of Angelopolis and the chance to have Danielle Trussoni call-in or Skype the book club!
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