Review: Shifter’s Shadow (Legion of Angels #5) by Ella Summers

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Legion of Angels #5
Ella Summers
Urban Fantasy
Night Spark Media
July 7th 2017


Next to the powers of heaven and hell, we are nothing.

“So this was just one gigantic, cosmic war between light and dark magic. And we were only a small part of it, a tiny dot in the gods’ empire. It was no wonder that they saw us as insignificant.”

Tested by the gods, Leda and her angelic mate Nero venture into the City of Ashes, a fallen fortress in the Western Wilderness where nightmarish monsters reign supreme and an ancient secret is buried. To survive the Gods’ Trials, they will have to save the city—and they will have to do it without their magic.

Their victory, however, comes at a heavy price. And the secret they uncover will upset the balance of power between Earth and heaven.


Shifter’s Shadow takes place right where Dragon’s Stormends with the BIG surprise.

Leda and Nero are now officially a couple in this one. I’m happy that they are finally together, but that doesn’t mean things will go smoothly.

In Shifter’s Shadow we get Nero’s promotional test, the Gods Trial, and he has picked Leda as his second. Lets, just say this test isn’t easy and what the Gods expect Nero to do is down right upsetting and sad, but these two always find away to work around the rules and bet the odds.

As you can guess we get to meet the Gods and Goddess. Can’t say I’m a fan. Their seams to be things going on that only a slit few know about; a war amongst the gods and of course the issue with the demons. Not only do we meet the gods, but we get more surprises in the supernatural world that I didn’t see coming.

Leda has leveled up again and gets to lead her own team on a mission, while Nero stands by and observes. Leda is a fun character to like. She’s snarky, kick ass, and knows what to do in situations. She keeps her cool and keeps everyone on her team alive.

Ms. Summers has done a wonderful job in her world building, character development, and bringing in something new to each additional installment. Legion of Angels is a fantastic series. I’m hooked. Each installment brings me something new to love. It’s been a while since I’ve found a series that has pulled me in and made me want to read one book after another. Now that I’m done with book five, Shifter’s Shadows, I’ll have to wait for book six, since it’s not out yet.

Rated: 4 Stars

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I'm an outdoor sun loving reader living near San Fransisco. I’m a mother, wife, animal & book lover. I'm the owner, reviewer & mind behind Angel’s Guilty Pleasures. My favorite animals are horses & dogs. As for reading I love all things paranormal & urban fantasy & my favorite shifters are dragons.

8 comments on “Review: Shifter’s Shadow (Legion of Angels #5) by Ella Summers

  1. Yo’ve been flying through this series. I’ve been seeing all the posts on Twitter. Sadly, I just haven’t had the time to comment lately. I’m trying to get caught up today. Glad to see that you’re still enjoying this series. It looks like something I would like.
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    • I pretty much read one after the other. It took me maybe a day to two days on each book. They pull you in and I had a lot of fun reading them. I still need to get to the newest release that’s out. May has been a slow month for reading, what with family vacation coming, and school almost out. I hope you enjoy! I think you will.

  2. glad you are enjoying this series Angela

    • Thank you ^_^!

  3. Love a strong female character and the covers make me think she fits the bill nicely. Looks like some good reading.
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    • I agree the covers fit the character and each book. I just love the covers and Leda is a strong female. One I’ve been enjoying. Thank’s Sherry for stopping in.

  4. I am even more tempted now to just buy the ebook and read this. I’ve been waiting patiently for the audio, but so far no one seems to have a date for it. Tweeted the author with no response and the Tantor rep I work with doesn’t seem to know of them having any rights for it like they did the others. I’m going nuts without this book!

    • Sorry it’s not out in audio yet. For those that love audio and mainly do them it’s hard when a book doesn’t come out and you don’t know if it ever will. It sounds like you’ve done all you can to find out.

      This one had a lot of surprises in it. I had to re-read my review to refresh my memory for this one. The books are really good. I still need to read 6. I have it and have since release day, but I never ever read a book anymore on release day. LOL ^_^