Audiobook Review: Archangel’s War (Guild Hunter #12) by Nalini Singh (Narrator: Justine Eyre)

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Guild Hunter #12
Nalini Singh (Narrator: Justine Eyre)
Paranormal Romance - Urban Fantasy
Tantor Audio
September 24, 2019
15 hours and 39 minutes


Wings of silver. Wings of blue. Mortal heart. Broken dreams. Shatter. Shatter. Shatter. A sundering. A grave. I see the end. I see. . .

The world is in chaos as the power surge of the Cascade rises to a devastating crescendo. In furiously resisting its attempts to turn Elena into a vessel for Raphael’s power, Elena and her archangel are irrevocably changed. . .far beyond the prophecy of a cursed Ancient.

At the same time, violent and eerie events around the world threaten to wipe out entire populations. And in the Archangel Lijuan’s former territory, an unnatural fog weaves through the land, leaving only a bone-chilling silence in its wake. Soon it becomes clear that even the archangels are not immune to this deadly evil. This time, even the combined power of the Cadre may not be enough. . .

This war could end them all.


Archangel’s War is book twelve in the Guild Hunter series by Nalini Singh. 

In the last book we where left on a cliffhanger ending and the fate of Elena and Raphael was undetermined. I would definitely recommend reading this series in order.

This novel has many different POV’s at the begging and they revolve around Raphael and Elena who are the main couple of the Guild Hunter series even though we do get other couples featured throughout the series. It was great to get the different perspectives, but it also slowed the story down. 

Raphael and Elena’s romance continues to develop and bloom even though we’ve technically seen many HEA for them. I enjoying seeing their growth and development. 

We are also treated to many surprises in this novel and I’d love to tell you about them, but it’s more fun and exciting to be shocked. As for the end; where it goes from here is wide open. I’m curious to see what surprises, emotions, and adventure Nalini Singh will treat use to. 

Narration: Justine Eyre continues to narrate this series and I love how she brings out the voices and emotions on each of the characters. I will say I’m glad I listened to this novel and didn’t read it. I feel if I’d read it would have taken me longer. Why I say this is because; this one was slow at the start and listening made the slowness of the beginning move along. Things didn’t pick up until war comes and that was maybe 80% in. I continue to enjoy the audio for the Guild Hunter series and highly recommend the audios. 

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.

10 comments on “Audiobook Review: Archangel’s War (Guild Hunter #12) by Nalini Singh (Narrator: Justine Eyre)

  1. More of the series I want to read but have only started.

    • It’s an enjoyable series. I’m going back and listening to the audiobooks and I like them as well. Hope you enjoy!

  2. Yea!! I love this series and loved where this one ended up – what will happen next?? On a side note – This series has some of the best covers out there, but the audiobook covers are not that good. haha

    • I agree with you on the covers. Ya, I’m curious as to where things go from here.
      Thank’s for stopping in.

  3. I did find it slow to start as well. It was like, so much build up, almost too much, then the explosion at the end. Nice review!

    • I totally agree with you on both points. Thank’s for stopping by.

  4. i have got to add her name to my reading list
    sherry @ fundinmental

    • I love her Psy-Changeling series and many of the other blogs I follow kept saying I needed to try her Guild Hunter series. I wasn’t total into it until book 2/3, but now I like it. Still Psy-Changeling is my favorite, but I still like to read or listen to the books in the Guild Hunter. Hope you enjoy!

  5. I’m so far behind on this series. I really enjoy Justine Eyre’s narration so I may need to pick up the audiobooks to catch up. Great review!

    • Thank you Angela. I read the books, but have been listening to them the for the first time. I was debating on whither I’d read or listen to this novel. I had both from my library, but after seeing a few reviews about how it’s in multiple POV’s, I deduced to listen and I’m glad I did. It made it move, but it was still slow at the start. Took awhile before things acutely started happening. Hope you enjoy!