Image of Ascension (The Guardians of Ascension)


Image of Ascension (The Guardians of Ascension)

Best known for her Regency romances, Roane (aka Valerie King) makes the transition to paranormal romance with ease. Her worldbuilding is complex and intriguing, and in addition to her compelling protagonists, she serves up a slew of secondary characters begging to be explored further. The Guardians of Ascension is a series with epic potential!

Therapist Alison Wells always knew she was different, but the sudden increase in her unusual abilities worries her. Kerrick is an elite vampire warrior who fights for Endelle against the death vampires led by Commander Greaves. There is a centuries-old war going on for control of both Mortal Earth and Second Earth. Endelle and her warriors are losing ground to Greaves’ army. Kerrick’s new assignment is to protect a completely clueless Alison as she is called to ascension; for both sides can sense her immense potential power. When an astonished Alison is confronted by two winged vampires, one trying to kill her and one trying to save her, she realizes her life will never be the same! (ST. MARTIN’S, Jan., 480 pp., $7.99)
Reviewed by: 
Jill M. Smith