Complex characters and a riveting plot make Possession a book to savor. There are two main stories taking place, and the back and forth keeps things interesting — and the pace consistent — without being confusing. Readers can also expect a lot of steamy hotness going on amidst the fight for humanity. Ward is well known for creating a multifaceted and dark world for her characters to play in.
Brokenhearted Cait Douglass decides to throw caution to the wind and make some drastic changes in her life. But when you’re not looking for love, that’s when you find it: Now, Cait has two beautiful men and she must choose, but the consequences could be deadly. Jim Heron is a Fallen Angel and unwilling hero. He must put everything at risk and make a proverbial deal with the devil, but what is the point of love if it makes Jim too weak to perform his sacred duty? Will Cait be the downfall of humankind, or its savior? (NAL, Oct., 544 pp. $27.95)