by Calandra Usher
June 21st 2015
Paperback, 436 pages
Cali swore she'd never use her power to kill again, yet that's exactly what she's being asked to do, and she can't refuse. Her life and that of her unborn daughter are on the line. She's playing a deadly game, and has pledged her fealty to Lucifer, the very monster she's been running from all this time. She's betrayed her husband, her heart, and her very soul. She's fallen in love with another man and knows her husband will never forgive her. Why should he, when she can't forgive herself? She's already lost everything... That is, unless she can out fiddle the Fiddler.
WOW...WOW...WOW...I didn't think these reads could get any better after reading Book 1 in this series but I was WRONG! I have read all four of these books and am realizing I am sooo going to miss Cali and her four horsemen. Ms Usher pulled me into this world, now I feel like she needs to offer me withdrawal support!
Great writing, great story (although I wanted to just smack Cali for some of her antics), great characters! I even enjoyed her Acknowledgements! Calandra Usher has put together a must read series. Sure, there may be some controversial subject matter but "Hey", when you're telling your life story, who can argue!
Each of her books tell the tale of the four horseman of the apocalypse and how their thousands of years journey has been brought to conclusion. Oh and did I mention there are other Angels (sorry guys...Seraphins)? Lucifer, Michaela, Raphael and a few half-breeds inserted for good measure? You even get a great playlist of music as a side effect. Do yourself a favor and pick these up....keep an open mind and I guarantee you will not be sorry! Immerse yourself in this fantasy with danger, emotion, an unusual love story and a "family" that you would adopt (or want to be adopted into) in a heartbeat. 'Sigh', were that it be mine! Thanks Calandra for a great run!
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About the Author:
Calandra Usher, or Cali as she prefers to be called is the author of the Urban Paranormal Fantasy Romance Series, The Gospels of Cal’eia. She never intended to be a writer but was persuaded (cajoled, guilted, bullied, and bribed) into doing so by her very unique family. Once it began, the words poured out of her fingers like sand through an hourglass and she had a hard time keeping up. The original drafts were written over a five month time period (Yes, all four books, half a million words… in five months. Not a lot of sleeping occurred.)
Prompted by her family and a few old friends, she self published it through CreateSpace and let it loose into the wild in September of 2014.
A long time lover of stories in general, she’s been influenced by a plethora of Authors, Actors, Artists, and all the wonderful people she’s met in her vast travels. You may recognize hints of Sir Terry Pratchett, Stephan King, Joss Whedon, Dr. Who, Star Trek… and many others we Geeks hold dear to our hearts.
The Gospels are her first writing endeavor, but wont be her last. More stories are forthcoming, both about The Riders and other subjects. An artist all her life, she loves drawing, painting, and carving wood. Lately however, sculpting words has become her passion.