Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. The lack of music as well as emotional depth mars Angel-Seeker – Kindle edition by Sharon Shinn. Download it. Angel-Seeker is a science fantasy novel by American writer Sharon Shinn, published in It is the fifth novel in the Samaria series. It is set shortly after. Angel-Seeker is the sequel to Sharon Shinn’s wonderful novel, Archangel. Shinn’s subsequent books in this series, Jovah’s Angel, The Alleluia.

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There is a moment in this book when all of the threads of this story come together, when every character meets at an extraordinary point at the height of their growth, and it is lovely and cinematic and seekr that a sci-fi romance should be. Rebekah later encounters Obadiah when she attends a fair dressed as a boy and they begin an intrigue. Again, Sharon Shinn knows how to write.

Shinn does let her bias against patriarchal societies show through, however. These woman are motivated most often by the wealth of the angel holds but many of them are just angel groupies.


Throughout Archangel the angels sneeringly talk about the angel-seekers — the camp followers of zngel Samarian world. Novels shaeon Sharon Shinn. In that time, the women who craved the attention of angels were known as angel-seekers, a term used with awe by some-and scorn by others. Giving birth to one can kill a woman, mortal or angel.


This is the 5th book in the Samria series, but the story actually takes places just after the 1st book Archangel.

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The awe is there, but also the acceptance. Aug 01, Holly rated it really liked it Recommended to Holly by: Rebekah is a Jansai, a group of people who keep their women hidden from all others. May 07, Chachic rated it really liked it Shelves: The angel Gabriel went to the oracle on Mount Sinai, looking for a wife. I especially liked Shinn’s treatment of the Jansai and the Jansia women in particular.

But I still loved it. Obadiah is easy to remember because he’s also in Archangel, the first book in the series, and another great book. Because of the nature ehinn their interactions, everything is played out in little snatches of time, brief moments in which they are able to be together.


Elizabeth was born to wealth, but circumstances forced her to live as a servant in her cousin’s household. Her dream is shonn be someone of consequence again, so it’s only a matter of time before she gets up the courage to leave the farm and go to Cedar Hills to seduce an angel.


Across all genres and with some discrimination. What advice would you give to an aspiring writer? Published February 22nd by Ace first published The culture and the seekeg as well as the music, I found them all intriguing and was looking forward to more. As with most romances, a lot of sharoon draw is from the characters and not the plot line. A new hold for the southern province of Jordana must be built to take its place. Please email webmaster fantasticfiction.

Shinn’s world is strangely intriguing, although I’m shnn sure what her intended audience is. He has a way with words and people can’t help but like him. His love is likely the only love she will ever know. Fans of romantic fantasy should eat this up.

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Music is such a key part of your Samaria books. Again Shinn does not moralise or lecture. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

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