Fiction, Supernatural, Young Adult

Review: Angels All Around by Christa Kinde

Angels All Around book cover
Image from Christa Kinde

Title: Angels All Around (Threshold series prequel)

Author: Christa Kinde

Genre: Supernatural

Angels and demons collide over West Edinton, a small town where not everyone is what they seem. In this companion story to the Threshold Series, a divine Messenger becomes one little girl’s prince, and a fledgling Guardian becomes their knight.

I’d never heard of the Threshold series or Christa Kinde when I picked this up, but I liked the cover. Plus it was free. And illustrated. So, with no risk and pretty pictures, I figured I might as well try it.

Angels All Around was short, even for prequel standards. Not counting the copyright pages and sample of book one, it was 17 pages on my Nook. Actually, it read more like a first chapter than anything – introducing characters and setting and giving an idea of the conflict.

Some prequels are the best-read-after-the-book kind. Angels All Around was not that. It did exactly what I think a good sequel should do: entice me to read more. I met some characters – a couple angels and a sweet seven-year-old – and got a good idea of the conflict (or at least had fun with a swordfight between angels and evil things), and dang it, I want to read some more!

Like I said, it read like a first chapter – like there should be some more story after the end. I may have to see about reading the Threshold series now.

The Threshold series:

Angels All Around (prequel)
Rough and Tumble (companion)

  1. The Blue Door
  2. The Hidden Deep
  3. The Broken Window