Angel Bait Book 1 of the Angel Assassins
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Romance Publisher: Crimson Romance (F+W
Media) Date of Publication: February 18, 2013 Number of
pages: 140 Word Count: 65,000
Saved by the angel sent to kill them, four
half-angel boys are trained and employed as Heaven’s assassins. Jarrid and his
nephilim brothers are raised as members of The Eternal Order, and must enforce
Heaven’s laws by hunting down those who defy the Directorate.
shot at freedom is Ascension, but his employers won’t permit the ancient ritual.
Then Jarrid learns a Renegade angel is in Detroit. Such a high-level takedown
is the answer to his prayers—all the leverage he needs to Ascend.
freedom, Jarrid is willing to do anything to lure his elusive enemy out of
Even use an innocent woman as bait.
News reporter Ionie
Gifford has no clue an angel outlaw wants her dead. She agrees to help Jarrid,
the enigmatic nephilim with penetrating silver eyes and a worship-worthy body,
but only because he accepts her terms. He’s her all-access pass into the city’s
supernatural underworld where she hopes to locate her mother’s
Blindsided by Ionie's beauty and tenacity, Jarrid soon finds
the eternity-old glacier around his heart thawing. With duty and desire at war
within him, he’s forced to make a choice—either save Ionie from the trap he
snared and stay chained to Heaven, or allow her to become collateral
About the Author:
After spending several years as a
newspaper reporter and corporate communications director, Tricia Skinner cast
off traditional journalism for the freedom of novel writing. ANGEL BAIT is her
urban fantasy romance debut. Her reading tastes are all over the place, but
she’s mainly drawn to fantasy (and its subgenres), paranormal, sci-fi, and
In those rare moments when she’s not writing, Tricia is a
newbie “green” practitioner, a fitness procrastinator, and a
technology geek. She is a mother and a wife. Her family includes two Great
Tricia stays active in various writing communities. She’s the
Web Editor for Pony Express(ions), the online literary journal of the
Masters of Liberal Studies Program at Southern Methodist University; a
volunteer with SMU’s The Writers Path; the Newsletter Editor and a Mud Puddle
Critique Group moderator for the Fantasy, Futuristic, and Paranormal Chapter of
Romance Writers of America. . In December 2012 she received a master’s degree
with a Creative Writing focus from SMU.