Strange Angels tells the story of three siblings thrown together by the death of their father, Heywood Bennett. Forced to manage his sprawling prairie empire together, the Bennett children must find a way to get along despite their longstanding rivalries."Connect to and enlarge upon the myth of the Wild West . . . and vividly portray cowboy life in all of its degradation, violence, and romance."--Chicago TribuneA New York Times Notable Book, Strange Angels is a mesmerizing evocation of the contemporary American West.
Grant, an ambitious photographer, is possessed by a young mental patient's strange drawings and becomes the disturbed young artist's confidant and guardian in a relationship that pushes Grant's own sanity to the edge. Reprint.
With the 1991 publication of her first novel, Sweet Eyes, Jonis Agee emerged as one of the strongest voices of the American heartland. Now, in Strange Angels, Agee has created a deeply moving tale of love and passion that evokes the Nebraska sandhills and explores the power of familial and cultural myths.When Heywood Bennett, the patriarch of a Nebraska ranching family, dies, his three children are certain that now they will be free. But Heywood's will attempts to force them to become the family he had never been able to forge during his lifetime. Unwillingly, the siblings' destinies are thrown together: Arthur, outraged at being denied his place as the family's sole legitimate heir, tries to destroy his bastard brother, Cody. Kya, the free-spirited sister both brothers adore, searches for her mother and her Lakota heritage. And Cody, who has cowboyed on the ranch since the age of fourteen, falls in love with Latta Jaboy, the older widow next door.Set in the Nebraska sandhills, a world filled with cowboys, honky-tonk bars, small towns, and huge stretches of rolling prairie, Strange Angels confirms Agee as "a gifted poet of that dark lushness in the heart of the American landscape." In creating this world whose inhabitants are tested by the forces of nature, hard work, and the conflicts of the human heart, Jonis Agee shows once again that she is a writer of uncompromising courage and passion.
In Strange Angels, Dru Anderson has what her grandmother called “the touch.” (Comes in handy when you’re traveling from town to town with your dad, hunting ghosts, suckers, wulfen, and the occasional zombie.) Then her dad turns up dead—but still walking—and Dru knows she’s next. Even worse, she’s got two guys hungry for her affections, and they’re not about to let the fiercely independent Dru go it alone. Will Dru discover just how special she really is before coming face-to-fang with whatever—or whoever— is hunting her?
The electric finale in New York Times bestselling author Lili St. Crow's Strange Angels series!Nobody expected Dru Anderson to survive this long. Not Graves. Not Christophe. Not even Dru. She's battled killer zombies, jealous djamphirs, and bloodthirsty suckers straight out of her worst nightmares. But now that Dru has bloomed into a full-fledged svetocha - rare, beautiful, and toxic to all vampires - the worst is yet to come.Because getting out alive is going to cost more than she's ever imagined. And in the end, is survival really worth the sacrifice?DRU ANDERSON'S NOT AFRAID OF THE DARK.BUT SHE SHOULD BE.
What others are saying... Life is so much of the time a journey, as Sarah La Rosa puts it, "among the wreckage /of grand plans gone awry." And still, there is beauty, truth, faith and all the other angels that carry us. In Her Strange Angels, La Rosa points clearly to her encounters with the divine with honesty and heart-opening questions. It is good to travel with her for awhile. -Oriah Mountain Dreamer, author of The Invitation Her Strange Angels offers a resting place for the wandering soul in search of truth. Sarah creates a magical world of nature and spirit where our humanity can be witnessed and held. Filled with profound wisdom, her poems are a personal look into dark, abandoned corners, and carry the medicine to heal our wounds. Each poem brings us into closer contact with the sacred, blessing our vulnerabilities and giving us courage and strength as we find our way home. - Kristen Roderick, Life Cycle Celebrant and Educator If somehow you find yourself with this book in your hands and your first judgemental thought is that it has no connection to you, bears no resemblance to your life, and that it's meant for "other people" just take a deep breath lady, close your eyes and turn to any page. You'll find yourself there. - Sarah Kapoor, Filmmaker, The Bad Mother From an enchanting voice filled with ancient wisdom and refreshing truth comes a book of poemprayers sure to ravish the heart. This collection of mystical sermons both fires up the soul and drenches it in holy waters. Sarah La Rosa gathers, sings, weaves, nurtures, and proclaims the wild and holy ways of woman, of Spirit, of the heart. A riveting companion to one's spiritual practice and everyday rhythms, Her Strange Angels offers solace and fire to every soul found:wandering. - Hillary Rain, Creative Alchemist + Writer Uncomplicated and direct, Sarah's invocations implore us to give voice to our own poetic urges.Woven through this volume is a clear invitation to readers to claim our own power as we welcome the stranger angels of our nature to inform and animate our lives. A very welcome addition to my library which I look forward to returning to time and again. -Giuliana Serena, Ceremonialist & Rites-of-Passage Facilitator Her Strange Angels is a book I would give as an offering of grace, love and empowerment to everyone I know. Each poem takes you a step further, weaving an incredible story about a woman's spiritual and emotional journey. You will feel heard and seen by Sarah in a new way. She will reveal ancient wisdom you have known deep inside your bones to be true, but could never articulate. The dreamy imagery is otherworldly, and yet the writing is grounded and powerful. Don't be afraid. Read on. It's a feast for the soul. -Diana Glasser, Holistic Nutritionist and Author About... In Her Strange Angels, we are brought into a world of magic. Sarah La Rosa weaves startling imagery with comfort food for the heart, resulting in prose that captures the reader in a state of wonder even as it fulfills and empowers. In this collection of invocations, benedictions and blessings, the dark night of the soul is enlightened to reveal beauty from the most unexpected sources. La Rosa offers up the miracle of mysteries contained within our ordinary days, spiritual messages heard in the creep and call of animals, and the rush of holy waters inside our most private anguish. Her Strange Angels is a prayer lifted up for every lonely pilgrim, every wounded heart, every soul on the verge. Saturate the senses. Delight the heart. Soothe the wound. Invoke the angels.
She’s no angel . . . Poor Dru Anderson. Her parents are long gone, her best friend is a werewolf, and she’s just learned that the blood flowing through her veins isn’t entirely human. (So what else is new?) Now Dru is stuck at a secret New England School for other teens like her, and there’s a big problem— she’s the only girl in the place. A school full of cute boys wouldn’t be so bad, but Dru’s killer instinct says that one of them wants her dead. And with all eyes on her, discovering a traitor within the Order could mean a lot more than social suicide. . . Can Dru survive long enough to find out who has betrayed her trust—and maybe even her heart?
The first two books in Lili St. Crow's New York Times bestselling Strange Angels series are published together in one volume for the first time!Sixteen-year-old Dru Anderson exploded onto the paranormal scene in Strange Angels - and fought for her life at a secret Schola for djamphir and wulfen teens in Betrayals. Perfectly timed to lead up to the publication of series finale Reckoning, this omnibus edition is a must-have for all Dru's fans as well as readers of Vampire Academy, House of Night, and The Darkest Powers.
Strange Angels Collection 4 Books Set, (Jealousy, Betrayals, Strange Angels and Defiance)
Now that sixteen-year-old Dru's worst fears have come true and Sergej has kidnapped her best friend Graves, she'll have to go on a suicidal rescue mission to bring him back in one piece. That is, if she can put all of Christophe's training to good use, defeat her mother's traitor, Anna, once and for all, and manage to survive another day...