Angel City (The Angelus Trilogy, Book 2) by Jon Steele

By Jon Steele

It’s been virtually 3 years due to the fact that we left Detective Jay Harper and expensive escort Katherine Taylor at the esplanade of Lausanne Cathedral, bruised and battered from a biblical showdown with the Nephilim. Katherine has retreated to small-town lifestyles within the woods of Washington country together with her son, Max—and a detailed safety aspect of heavily-armed, elite contributors of the Swiss protect. Harper resides in Paris, haunted via voices in his head and bone-tired after what seems to be and a part million years on Earth.

although Katherine and Harper were avoided from remembering one another , child Max has unwittingly stirred the curiosity of vengeful spirits—and just a around the globe (and cosmic) attempt to avoid wasting his lifestyles will convey Harper and Katherine jointly again.
in the meantime, from the shadows steps a defrocked priest named Astruc, whose face seems like it's been clawed via a few poor beast and who hides his eyes at the back of blue lenses. He and his outstanding younger ward, Goose, have found anything unfathomable within the Catacombs below Paris, anything that would be certain that “the time of the prophecy” is at hand. . . .

Electrifying from its explosive first scene to its unforeseen and surprising end, Angel City reunites the unforgettable characters from The Watchers to display extra of the earthly—and otherworldy—mysteries of the Angelus trilogy.

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