Original Sin (Personal Demons #2) by Lisa Desrochers
July 5th 2011 by Tor Teen
July 5th 2011 by Tor Teen
Luc Cain was born and raised in Hell, but he isn’t feeling as demonic as usual lately—thanks to Frannie Cavanaugh and the unique power she never realized she had. But you can’t desert Hell without consequences, and suddenly Frannie and Luc find themselves targeted by the same demons who used to be Luc’s allies.
Left with few options, Frannie and Luc accept the protection of Heaven and one of its most powerful angels, Gabe. Unfortunately, Luc isn’t the only one affected by Frannie, and it isn’t long before Gabe realizes that being around her is too…tempting. Rather than risk losing his wings, he leaves Frannie and Luc under the protection of her recently-acquired guardian angel.
Which would be fine, but Gabe is barely out the door before an assortment of demons appears—and they’re not leaving without dragging Luc back to Hell with them. Hell won’t give up and Heaven won’t give in. Frannie’s guardian exercises all the power he has to keep them away, but the demons are willing to hurt anyone close to Frannie in order to get what they want. It will take everything she has and then some to stay out of Hell’s grasp.
And not everyone will get out of it alive.
Rating: 5/5 Stars
Original Sin is definitely one of those more mature and more 'likely to happen' young adult novels. Adult readers who want to sample YA pnr but afraid of rainbows and lollipops storyline, Original Sin and book one are up your alley.
Original Sin has 400 pages and the anticipation to know the ending nagged at me like a mosquito on a hot day. Reading in the car, while pushing my grocery cart and at the beach- my nose was in the book the entire day.
Luc swept me away. He's born of brimstone but he possesses more humanity in one pinky then some humans. His sexy as hell persona is addictive so I do not blame Frannie for falling for him. Frannie is her usual feisty, strong self. There is so much to love when given a character who knows what she wants and is eager to go for it. Then there is Matt, her brother and new guardian angel since Gabe is mysteriously not around. Having Matt around definitely sparks Frannie since she has missed him so much but Matt finds himself falling into a trap that'll change the name of the game.
All in all, Original Sin is certainly a fantastic book for Adult readers who like their young adult pnr a little more enticing. There are multiple passionate scenes but nothing too out of bounds. Violence, drugs, demon possession, among a few other elements come into play to make Original Sin an exciting read!
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