In a change from normal Blog Hops and the host asking the author question, Linda decided to turn the tables by interviewing me and three other bloggers the questions below. I thought this would be easy, boy was I wrong!!! So here are my answers to the questions and be sure to stop by the other blogs.
Trying to pick a favorite character is really difficult but I have to choose Alex. This is because she has the right balance of kick-ass heroine with a vulnerability that makes her so well rounded. The odds are seemingly against her, yet she never gives up in fighting for the mortals.
2) If you had to describe the Grigori Legacy series in three words, what would those words be?
Gut Wrenchingly Awsome
3) Readers and reviewers have called this a “different kind of angel story.” Do you agree or disagree? Why?
I have to agree because there is no good or bad side in this, only shades of grey with mortals caught in the crossfire. Poitevin has taken what is common lore and given it her own spin that makes it so fresh.
4) Who do you think the ideal reader is for this series?
This is a series that would suit anybody who loves a great Urban Fantasy series that will take you down roads that you least expect. It is tightly written with characters that are definitely varying shades of grey. You will switch alliances so many times throughout the series that it is difficult to know who to root for (except for Alex, who I love)
5) The series has a lot of big “whoa/OMG!”-type moments. Which scene or character – or which book overall – has surprised you the most so far? (No spoilers, please!)
This is difficult because to explain the “whoa/OMG” moments would mean giving away spoilers, so overall I would have to say Sins of the Lost had to be the book that put me through the emotional wringer so many times and I didn’t think that was at all possible after the end of book 2.
6) While the Grigori series is more UF than PNR, there is still a strong romantic element running through the books. Do you think Alex will get her HEA? If you could wave a magic romantic wand, who would you like to see her fly off into the sunset with? (Again, no spoilers!)
Before Sins of the Lost, I had hoped that Alex would get her Happy Ever After with Seth, but now… with what has happened in the latest book? This is now an impossibility and my back up person is also not a viable option. So I don’t think that Alex will have the conventional HAE. I hope it will tie in with her family rather than a significant other.
7) What is one thing you would like to see happen in the last book?
The one think I would like to see happen in book 3 is for Michael and the other Angels to succeed in driving back the Fallen. I hope that there is not too many casualties in this war. This is a story that isn’t going to end with the traditional Happy Ever After, I just hope that the resolution gives Alex some sort of closure.
As part of the Blog hop, Linda has generously offered the following goodies to one lucky winner (Open Internationally)
1 signed copy of Sins of the Angels
1 signed copy of Sins of the Son
1 ebook copy of Sins of the Lost
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Linda Poitevin is the author of the dark urban fantasy series, The Grigori Legacy, from Ace/Roc Books. Linda lives near Ottawa, Canada’s capital, and in her other life is wife, mother, friend, gardener, coffee snob, freelance writer, and zookeeper of too many pets. When she isn’t writing, Linda can usually be found in her garden or walking her dog along the river or through the woods.
A detective with a secret lineage. An undercover Hunter with a bullet-proof soul. And a world made to pay for the sins of an angel…
Homicide detective Alexandra Jarvis answers to no one. Especially not to the new partner assigned to her in the middle of a gruesome serial killer case-a partner who is obstructive, irritatingly magnetic, and arrogant as hell. Aramael is a Power–a hunter of the Fallen Angels. A millennium ago, he sentenced his own brother to eternal exile for crimes against humanity. Now his brother is back and wreaking murderous havoc in the mortal realm. To find him, Aramael must play second to a human police officer who wants nothing to do with him and whose very bloodline threatens both his mission and his soul.
Now, faced with a fallen angel hell-bent on triggering the apocalypse, Alex and Aramael have no choice but to join forces, because only together can they stop the end of days.
My Review: On Book Chick City
When homicide detective Alexandra Jarvis sees a photo of Seth Benjamin on a police bulletin, she knows that Heaven’s plan to halt Armageddon has gone terribly wrong. As the only mortal who knows of Seth’s true nature, only she can save him. Aramael was a hunter of Fallen Angels until a traitor forced him into earthly exile. Now, with no powers and only a faint memory of Alex, his mortal soulmate, he will stop at nothing to redeem himself-even if it means destroying Seth in the name of the Creator…
My Review: On Book Chick City
Heaven and Hell are on the brink of war as Lucifer builds his Nephilim army and waits for his new agenda to become a reality — that of having a Nephilimchild of his own bloodline to lead his forces to cataclysmic victory.
With rumors of the pending war rampant on Earth, Alex fights to save humanity from its own panic –¬ leaving little time for her fledgling
relationship with Seth, the man with heavenly origins who has captured her heart. But when Nephilim children begin to disappear, along with Alex’s own vulnerable niece, the inevitable war between Heaven and Hell becomes as personal as sin.
Heaven has its own plans to fight the coming apocalypse, but first it needs Seth back. Asked to betray the man she loves, Alex must turn for help to the soulmate she thought she’d given up — the Archangel Aramael, who may be her last chance to save her family and humanity from the ashes of Lucifer’s Armageddon.
My Review: Coming Soon to this blog