"But what if we can’t find Jude?"
He leans closer. His breath is warm on my ear. "We will."
"How can you be so sure?" I want to believe him so badly, but this is Rafa. The guy who’s all action and no plan. His smile is tired, knowing. An echo of a shared past I don’t remember.
"Because I’m not smart enough to give up, and you don’t know how to."
Gaby Winters’ nightmares have stopped but she still can’t remember her old life. Still can’t quite believe she is one of the Rephaim—the wingless half-angels who can shift from place to place, country to country, in the blink of an eye. That she was once the Rephaim’s best fighter. That demons exist. That Rafa has stayed.
But most of all, she can’t quite believe that her twin brother, Jude, might be alive.
And Gaby can’t explain the hesitancy that sidetracks the search for him, infuriates Rafa, and sends them, again, into the darkest danger.
I absolutely adored Shadows (the first book in the series). When the time came to read Haze, I was so excited to start reading it that I put everything aside to give the book my undivided attention. And I did. It wasn’t what I was expecting. I enjoyed Haze very much but Shadows is still my favorite in the series.
There were lots of things that I loved about Haze. One of them being the characters. Rafa and Gaby were my favorites. Their relationship was laid back, but you could still feel the sexual tension between them. One of the things that I really enjoyed was that Rafa didn’t try to take on the role of Gaby’s protector. He knew she was able to kick demon ass and even pushed her a bit to show her that she could be the badass Gabe she doesn’t remember. Also Maya! I loved her! She was so intense and a great addition to the story. I really want to see more of her in the upcoming books because whoa, she’s an awesome character. Another thing that made me a fan of the series is Paula Weston’s writing. She knows how to captivate the reader. Her writing style definitely help the book move along. I love how she brings to life these amazing characters and how different they are from each other. The fight scenes were a big plus too.
The problem I had with haze were unanswered questions. The things that I’ve been waiting to happen either didn’t happen at all or happened too late in the book, which was a little disappointing since I’ve been waiting for forever to find out what happened to Gaby and her brother Jude. What did they do a year ago? Who erased Gaby’s memory? And so on and so forth. GAH!! I was a little anxious to be honest. The waiting and wondering just killed me!!!! Can you tell I'm horrible at waiting? I can't watch suspense movies. Just tell me the ending LOL!
If you are a fan of the first book you'll definitely enjoy Haze. Readers will get plenty of Rafa and will get to meet new characters, which I think were one of the highlights of the book. Just know that maybe what you’ve been wondering about won’t get reveal until later in the book or maybe the next book in the series.
I took a little fun quiz to see which character I am like the most and:
This was so much fun! I love Maggie!!
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