Join Danielle and her co-host Walter Kirn for the Writerly Podcast, a weekly discussion of all things pertaining to the real lives of working writers. Download the. Or at least that’s the alarming state of affairs at the heart of Danielle Trussoni’s best-selling novel, “Angelology.” Called Nephilim, these. Note: There are some very small spoilers for Book One (plus a whited-out section with a bigger, but not the biggest spoiler), and no spoilers for.

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We quickly get enmeshed in a Dan Brown-sort of thriller, featuring theological mysteries that are derived from angelologythe study of angels and their presence on earth throughout history. Danielle Trussoni Reviewed by Loralei Haylock 1. Fab, now I have to wait more But something is holding him back that mentor Bruno can’t understand. And will it lead her back to Verlaine? I think I remember liking the first book better.

And Verlaine, who I really liked in the first book, spends the majority of the story acting only because he desperately needs to see Evangeline again. Mar 17, Kath McStay rated it really liked it.

How did that crucial point never come up in the first book? God, I hope the next one is better I loved the introduction of the Noah stuff with the seeds. I wish I could remember who all these people are!

In one passage, Verlaine “shivers” because “There was something in her manner that inspired a sense dqnielle fearlessness. I can tell you that I am glad she did.

In Trussoni’s fantasy, the modern day Nephilim damielle ruthless and ambitious beings, more connected to the angelooplis world than creatures from Heaven should be. 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.


I read the first book in this series – Angelology dahielle 3 years ago. It has been four long months since I read “Angelology” by Danielle Trussoni; it was a book that I needed a week to recover from, I needed my mind to sink back into real life and to tear it’s self away from Characters that I had fallen in love with or grew to hate. I totally agree with you about the second book and the ending! Trussoni has a gift for leaving us with a good ending. I read the Chinese translation of this book, and I will merely run a simple list about the pros and cons of this novel: Interesting lectures, yes, but it left little room for the characters to develop, grow or reveal meaningful relationships.

The characters felt realistic and the plot unraveled in a delicate balance of action, prose and context that kept the pacing quick The sequel felt completely different. This book picks up daielle years after the first one. Since then he’s become an angelologist under the tutelage angelopplis Bruno.

The good part is that, since it’s so disconnected and nonsensical, it can hardly be said that she delivers a message. She is hunted by the badass Eno and twin brothers of her anyelopolis Percival who were cloned from him?

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I’m just not danieole of them, and I am quite certain neither are any of my friends. We simply have to take it on the word of the Angelologists that the angels are evil.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. There were a few scenes bursting with action, but they were spread out few and far between the scenes that comprised the bulk of the book: And this book, like the first has a dramatic ending. The motivation is nil, and so the characters simply exist and perform the trudsoni tasks needed to move the meager plot forward.


Angelopolis (Angelology, #2) by Danielle Trussoni

I’m probably around page and I’ve quit. It’s troublesome when an author isn’t clear about the rules that govern the world she’s created. A decade has passed since Verlaine saw Evangeline alight from the Brooklyn Bridge, the sight of her new wings a betrayal that haunts him still. So many, and all danieloe in the open.

There were also really good historical references where the Nephilim were integrated seamlessly into h I read the first book, Angelology, a few years ago – so when I found out the second was out, I was happy to get back into Evangeline’s storyline.

I can only conclude that Trussoni liked the sound of the word, and used it. One of the reviewers noted that there was very little character development, and I have to agree with tha Well, it was much better than the first book.


danirlle I also liked the idea of plants from Noah’s day surviving and being used to create a poison to kill the nephelim. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

To view it, click here. This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat After finishing it, I would periodically check to see if there was a publication release date for a sequel.

Angelology begins in Milton, NY at St. No good reason is given for the withholding of this information, and though I could forgive it once, it happens again and again. Verlaine knows he’s in love with Evangeline, and through everything else going on around him, he knows he has to find her and save her.