Angelopolis

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Danielle Trussoni

Narrated By: Edoardo Ballerini

Publisher: Penguin Audio

Date: March 2013

Duration: 9 hours 41 minutes

Summary:

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.

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  • Joanne Leonard

    I loved book #1: It was interesting, adventurous, and original... even magical. And I thought the ending was wonderful -- I couldn't wait for part 2. Unfortunately, it wasn't worth the wait. Honestly, it is boring the heck outta' me. I have been almost finished with it for many weeks now and yet I just can't bring myself to listen to the rest of it. I keep finding other things to listen too instead. It doesn't even seem like it was written by the same author. Although the storyline is obviously connected, there is little in book #2 that resembles the story in book #1 that had me so engrossed and anxious to hear the conclusion. So disappointed...