Review ~ Lash (Broken Angel #1) by L.G. Castillo

Posted April 20, 2013 by Michelle in Uncategorized / 1 Comment

So a couple weeks ago I had the honor of doing the cover reveal for this book.
I was so excited. The cover is gorgeous and I could not wait to share it.
After seeing the cover and reading the synopsis I could not wait till it came out.

Cue Instant Fangirl!!!

I got an email from Mrs. Castillo asking me to review her book.
Once I stopped jumping up and down and screaming like a 
crazy person. The lunatic in me sent her this back
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Hi,
OH MY GOD!!!! I would LOVE to!!!!
an Epub file is perfect.
I’m so excited!!!!!
I can totally have a review for you before the 6th.

If you need anything else before, on release day or even after, 
I will be happy to help out any way I can.
THANK YOU!!!!
Michelle 
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Could I have used anymore exclamation points in this email.

I was so embarrassed 🙂
To make it worse, I posted a status on 
my facebook page with even more enthusiasm explaining how  
I got the chance to review it only to forget she is a fan of my page 
and she liked it, complete embarrassment again 🙂 

Now that I have calmed down and I finished reading the book 
I can hopefully give you a review that has no exclamation points
and doesn’t make me sound like a raving lunatic.

As always lets start at the synopsis
Lash (Broken Angel #1) 
by
***RELEASE DATE: MAY 6, 2013***

Decades after being banished from Heaven for saving a life he shouldn’t have, Lash is given a chance to redeem himself. His mission: protect Naomi Duran, a young woman who has lost her faith. The assignment proves to be anything but simple when his superiors, the Archangels, withhold key information about Naomi and refuse to restore Lash’s powers. When an unexpected source reveals centuries-old secrets, his trust is shaken to the core, and he begins to doubt those whom he had once considered to be his greatest allies.

Determined to avoid anything that would risk his chances of returning to Heaven, Lash struggles with the greatest obstacle of all—his growing feelings for Naomi. But when her life is threatened by an unknown source, Lash questions the wisdom of the Archangels and his ability to keep her safe.

Soon, Lash will have to choose where to place his faith—in the home he has fought so hard to regain or in the forbidden love he can’t bear to lose.

Cover:  Amazing!!! Its gorgeous. I can’t stop looking at it. The guy is so good looking, 
the perfect lash 🙂
Characters: Very well written
Book Flow: It’s what I like to call climbing story 🙂
Story: Very interesting, very unique
Rating: 4/6 (see rating system in above link)

Add it to your Goodreads TBR List

My Thoughts:
So after all that one can only hope that the book was at least as good as I was hoping. 

You would pray that after all that excitement….did I even like the book?

I LOVED IT, Such a unique story. Lets start with the character Lash who is banished from Heaven because he is just a bad boy but with a big heart and did I mention super sexy  (when I look at the cover all I can think of is sex…I mean sexy, yes thats it sexy) 😉 I loved that he was written as a not so perfect “angel” he still has some major issues and was totally hot (not sure if i mentioned that)

Naomi is a great charcters, She had gone though so much heart ache and almost gave it all up. Although she is “saved” a few times she is not your typical damsel in distress, she is very strong and independent, but she is kind of a pain in the ass and very stubborn (read the book you will totally see why)

Naomi and Lash have such great chemistry, very romantic, caring and intense. I must admit the book only had one sex scene I was kind of looking for more. I really liked them together but regardless it worked. 

There is a lot of secondary characters in the book which made the story complete. I pray the next book is about Jeremy, I loved Lash but there was something about his BFF that makes me want to know more. 

This is a GREAT read with a very unique story.  The ending was fantastic a twist I wasn’t expecting and was left as a To Be Continued. The end actually made me cry not because it was to be continued but because it tugs at your heart (but it could be because I know have to wait for the next book) 😉

Mrs. Castillo did a great job creating an awesome story about Angels and Demons. 
I loved it. I read it in two days and I can not wait for the next book.

Completely Recommend you wont be disappointed. Trust me 🙂

 Author Info
L.G. (Linda) Castillo wrote her first story when she was ten and has been writing ever since. She took a break from writing fiction and poetry to focus on obtaining her Ph.D. in counseling psychology. She is now a licensed psychologist and currently works as a professor at a Texas university. Although she has published her psychological research in several professional journals and books, her dream is to publish a novel.

It wasn’t until she found the world of fanfiction that she became inspired to write stories again. She uploaded her first fanfiction novel under the pen name Lacrimosa Moon. With the support and encouragement of her readers (and lots and lots of caffeine), she wrote the first book of the Broken Angel trilogy, Lash, during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo 2012).

When she’s not writing, she scours the Internet collecting frequent flyer miles and uses them to travel with her husband throughout Europe. 

Connect with L.G. Castillo

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Hope you enjoyed this review of the book Lash.
Release date is May 6th so don’t forget to get your copy
and if you tweet or facebook Mrs Castillo
try not to use so many exclamation point and please refrain
from sounding like a complete lunatic, if you can 🙂
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until next time…

Have a great day
and
Happy Reading 

About Michelle

I am a mom to two pretty amazing kids, three pretty cute fluffy children and a wife to one adorable husband. I am a gamer, reader and a graphic designer with 20 years experience. I recently started my own business "Limabean Designs" to help other bloggers, authors and anyone else create amazing things that they would be proud to show off. I have been reading since forever and started blogging because I love sharing all the awesome books this world has to offer. I am also the co-host for the COYER Challenge, Reading Assignment Challenge, Author Luv, Bloggiesta and the Bookish Resolutions Challenge. I try to create a warm welcoming environment on my blog where authors, readers, and bloggers will have a great time. Let’s chat books, games, blogging, recipes, design, or family over a cup of coffee and a glass of wine!

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