Favorite Lines: “The merchant had trapped the angel in a cage so small she was forced to wrap her wings around herself. She had drawn up her knees and buried her face in her arms so that only her hair could be seen. It held the sheen of pearl, and promised silken softness.” (p. 6)
Jahel is an angel on a dangerous mission. A young girl she was guarding lost her soul to a hellhound and Jahel is determined to get it back. What she didn’t count on was being captured, placed in a small cage and sold to an incubus.
Kenan is a collector as well as an incubus. The novelty of earning an angel’s soul is too much for him to pass up and he finds himself purchasing Jahel. He immediately begins conniving ways to seduce the angel and part of his plan means helping her complete her mission.
Demon’s Fall by Karalynn Lee is a short novella which touches upon the battle between heaven and hell by making it part of a fairy tale. It’s a love story that promises devilry, but pushes the redeeming qualities of love. In true romance style, both the hero and heroine will be drastically changed by their love for one another.
Expect to see souls used for currency, a traditional fairy tale retold from another point of view and constant reminders of the hellish setting.
If you only have a short time, but want to read a Good vs. Evil novella, check out Karalynn Lee’s Demon’s Fall.