"Angels and demons walk among us.” – Calise Rowe in The Seer’s Lover by Kat de Falla
After an elderly Latino man is murdered outside her pharmacy, Calise takes his last words to heart. "Find Mary. Mal Pais."
In the sultry Costa Rican jungles, her search for the truth leads her to Lucas Rojas, a seer of the angels and demons who walk among us. After hiding from his gift for years, he refuses to bring Calise into his dangerous world. Calise falls for the reclusive Lucas who agrees to help her. But unwittingly, he draws her into an ancient war between demons and seers.
Calise's biggest danger comes from her her ex-boyfriend, a fallen angel, or transitor, who will do anything, including consort with demons, to get rid of Lucas and win her back.
When I first picked up Kat de Falla’s The Seer’s Lover, I wasn’t sure what to expect. The cover alone gave me pause, as my reading tastes don’t generally run toward the thriller/horror genre, and it looks a little, ah, creepy. Action. Adventure. Romance. Mystery. All are way more in my comfort zone. Add to that, another reviewer said the book wasn’t one to read at bedtime, so I must admit I dove in with no small amount of trepidation.
What I found was a well-written book, that soon had me sucked into the lives of Calise and Lucas, as well as a host of secondary characters, about which the author left enough clues and tantalizing hints to have me awaiting their stories in the promised follow up books in this series.
Was there a bit of gore? Yes, at times, but the scenes fit the story and served the purpose of world and character building integral to the development of the plot.
What I really enjoyed were the tie-ins to Biblical times, and I found myself eagerly anticipating the scenes that took us back to Christ’s tomb at the time of the Resurrection.
This book also has the unique feature of an accompanying soundtrack, with music available to accompany certain scenes and chapters. The first song is called "Anna's Dance" - it is a jazzy bossa nova meant to accompany chapter two. The second song is called "Shane's Torment" - it is a churning sound scape of despair meant to accompany chapter six. The third song is called "Cali and Lucas First Dance" - it is a Latin fusion instrumental love song meant to accompany chapter twelve. Visit www.bayafaya.com for the FREE music downloads that accompany this book.
If you enjoy a well-written, action-packed story with more than a touch of the paranormal/supernatural in it, you’ll certainly enjoy this book.
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Thanks to Debra's fellow TWRP author, Kat de Falla, for sharing The Seer’s Lover with us here today at Book Beat Babes.
Four years at the UW-Madison wasn’t enough, so she returned to her beloved college town for her Doctor of Pharmacy degree and is happily employed as a retail pharmacist where she fills prescriptions and chats with her patients.
She is married to her soul mate, classical guitarist, Lee de Falla and raising four kids together ala the Brady Bunch.