Book Review – Angelguard by Ian Acheson

Angelguard (Chronicles of the Angelguard #1)Angelguard by Ian Acheson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Angelguard starts off with a bang. Three separate terrorist attacks in different parts of the world throw people into chaos. A group of very ordinary characters become unlikely heroes as they stumble onto a path of secrets that lead them not only to the identify of those responsible, but a plan for a fourth deadly crime.

This in itself would have made for a great thriller, but below the surface of all of this we get a glimpse into the spiritual realm, where angels and demons are actively involved in the events.

This book had a large cast of characters, both human and supernatural. It was sometimes a lot to keep track of. Fortunately, there was a handy list at the front. I found myself referring to this a couple of times to refresh my memory – particularly with the angels and demons.

The humans were a truly international cast. The people felt well developed considering how many of them there were. The angels and demons felt a little less developed and unique.

This book had the plot of a thriller, but with its many characters (and many points-of-view) it had a feeling similar to an epic fantasy. This made for a unique mixture.

I enjoyed Angelgued. It kept me holding on as we moved toward the explosive finale. I look forward to seeing what Ian Acheson will come up with for the future of the series.

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About Adam David Collings

Adam Collings is a writer of speculative fiction who works as a software engineer during the day. He lives in Tasmania, Australia with his wife and two children. Adam is currently working on a science fiction novel.
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One Response to Book Review – Angelguard by Ian Acheson

  1. Ian says:

    I’m pleased you enjoyed Angelguard, Adam. Thanks for this most generous review and for adding it to Amazon and such. Much appreciated.

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