Demonology: Book of Gabriel By Elizabyth Burtis
Former exorcist Gabriel Wolfe enjoyed a quiet life in Hollywood as a consultant on horror movies until the night he met Oliver Fitzpatrick and his strange sister. Now flung into a world of demons and dark magic, his past has leads to the kidnapping and demonic possession of his business partner and only friend. Gabriel goes on a hunt to find and confront an Arch Demon to save her… and himself. His success hinges on facing his demonic nemesis, who has stayed one step ahead of him in this deadly game. If he cannot, he’ll lose the soul of the only woman he ever loved.
Demonology: Book of Gabriel is the first book in a 5 book Demonology Series.
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PRAISE FOR DEMONOLOGY:
This was a cool read. While material dealing with exorcist, religion and demons are not my favorite subjects, I had to make an exception with Elizabyth Burtis. Her character, Gabriel Wolfe, is a former exorcist for a crack demon fighting team, but those days are behind him, and now he is a Hollywood consultant on B horror movies (see why I had to read it? They call them hooks for a reason, folks.) And while a little predictable in the beginning, DEMONOLOGY took off after chapter 4 and never looked back. I was invested in Gabriel’s struggle to fight an Archdemon (His ultimate adversary) and was rooting for him to save Maya, the sultry love interest and only woman he ever loved. The story is ultimately about finding lost inner faith, sacrifice for the greater good and the struggles with the modern world. And despite the religious backdrop (which I am not a fan of), the book is diverse in its locations and the characters are believable, complex and solid. All in all, while light on the horror, DEMONOLOGY was still worth the buy. – Chuck Rios