BOOK OF THE MONTH:WHEN ANGELS FALL by Manuel A. Meléndez
Forgive me, Father, if such forgiveness
is still an option for my salvation.Tomorrow will be another day.Maybe this time the better me will learn to fight back and the demon within
will be gone.–Your humble son… Your
WOW!From the first page – the first murder! – I was
hooked.I almost missed by train stop because
I couldn’t stop reading.
Meléndez has written an engrossing, fast-paced, suspenseful, pulse-quickening,
goose-bump raising thriller, which would certainly gain the approval of the
author’s literary heroes – Edgar Allan Poe, Stephen King and Alfred Hitchcock!
ANGELS FALL (Aignos Publishing) is about the eternal battle between good and
evil.It’s about the duality of man’s
soul, about the atonement of sins.It’s about
isolation, obsession, revenge and justice.It’s about friends and lovers, angels and demons.It’s a must-read!
will be glued to their seats from the start until the bombshell ending.Meléndez is a promising new voice and definitely
an author to watch!He has a new book
coming out later this year, and we are hoping it’s another thriller.
SUMMARY:The word is insane, but Ferdinand Muňoz is trying
to make the best of it.He’s just an
average Joe, keeping to himself and staying out of trouble.He lives in Sunnyside, Queens, which is a lot
like a small town in the middle of the Big Bad Apple.But evil lurks everywhere.Suddenly, Ferdy’s idyllic world becomes
surreal.Murder has come to Sunnyside
and it ain’t pretty.
one ray of sunshine is Annie Lopez, an old friend and possible love interest;
if her abusive soon-to-be-ex-husband were out of the picture.When the ex is killed, it is not a blessing
but a curse.Ferdy becomes a suspect
immediately since he knew all the victims.But it wasn’t him.It couldn’t be
since Ferdy has worked hard all his life to keep his mal genio (mean temper) in check.Now, the police are looking at him; Annie is keeping her distance; and
some wimpy Espiritista is
communicating with ghosts and giving Ferdy the evil eye.
killer turns out to be a fallen angel; one who begs for forgiveness even as he
rejoices in wiping out abusers, bigots and evil doers.But when Annie becomes the target, all hell
will break loose, and help will come from unlikely places and unseen friends.For the fight for salvation – and survival!– will
be fought on earth and in heaven until the surprising end.###
THE AUTHOR:Manuel A. Meléndez was born
in Puerto Rico and came to the United States when he was ten years old.He was raised in East Harlem.His stories are gritty dramas of life that
captured the flavor and the rawness of everyday people that he sees or meets on
the streets of New York.Meléndez has
self-published two poetry books: Observations
Through Poetry and Voices From My
Soul, and a collection of short stories, Christmas Tales-New York. He is also the author of two
novels, WHEN ANGELS FALL and Josefa's
Curse.He lives in Sunnyside, New York.
his interview with The Latino Author by clicking here.