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Number of Pages: 304
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.60 X 1.40 (inches)
The Fiercest of Warriors?
Vero Leland always suspected he was different from others his own age, ever since his childhood attempts to fly. But he never could have predicted the truthor how much his life was about to change.
Soon after his twelfth birthday, Vero learns he is a guardian angel and is abruptly transported to the Ether, the spiritual realm that surrounds the earth. Yet before he can be counted among these fierce warriors, Vero must learn to master his growing powers, competing with other angels-in- training and battling demonic creatures known as maltures as well as mythical creatures such as the leviathan.
Until his instruction is complete, Vero needs to alternate between the Ether and his regular life. If he survives training and accepts his destinya destiny he did not choosehe must leave everything behind, including his family and the life he loves. Meanwhile, an evil is growingthe maltures are rising, and Vero appears to be their target.
Laurice Elehwany Molinari, a veteran film and TV writer in Hollywood for over two decades, has penned over thirty scripts for various studios and networks. Her very first feature script, written while a fellow at the American Film Institute, became Columbia Pictures critically acclaimed childrens classic, My Girl. She went on to pen The Brady Bunch Movie and The Amazing Panda Adventure. Laurice lives with her husband and two children in Los Angeles, the City of Angels, where her lifelong love for our heavenly guardians inspired her to write a book about them.
Readers are given a glimpse into the world of angels and demons in this tale of adventure. Vero Leland, a 12-yearold boy with a passion for flight, discovers hes a guardian angel after saving a classmates life. Vero is literally thrown into an ancient battle of good versus evil as he struggles to accept his calling and finally finds his wings. Molinari provides a stimulating plot alongside a fascinating view of angelic duties. The action is well-balanced and exciting. Although character development feels a bit rushed, motivations and dialogue remain within the realm of belief. Potential readers should be aware that Jewish theology is prevalent throughout the story. This book is a good fit for older kids and young teens, especially boys. KLK