I love Remy Chandler. I consider him one of the best urban fantasy detectives out there today. It was with
great anticipation that I awaited the release of this one, and I read it in two days (I have to work).
I was a little disappointed.
Remy is not a main character in this book. It's like he was pushed to the background. He takes a backseat to
the Sons of Adam and the Daughters of Eve, and the other fallen angels who all have their own agendas. Remy
just seems to have been brought in as a minor character. I didn't like that.
And there was one glaring point that I don't know if anyone else picked up on, but it made me so angry. It
concerns the story itself. This is not a spoiler. It's the back story that sets up the main story. But
apparently, centuries ago, the son's of Adam hunted down and burned Eve alive in the hope of attaining
forgiveness for Adam.
Now, centuries later, God in His infinite mercy, has decided that Adam should at last be forgiven and should be
allowed to return to Eden to die.
There's no word from On High as to when Eve might get the same consideration, after being roasted alive. If
that doesn't piss off every woman out there, I don't know what could.
Anyway, that's a personal opinion. Otherwise, the story itself was full of action and drama. The best scenes
were of Hell shaking off its foundations as Lucifer slowly awoke. (Perhaps the setup to a future Remy
Chandler book-I hope!)
I guess good books are supposed to make you think, make you angry, move you, but I just didn't like the
relegation of Remy to the background of the story.