Sunday, January 24, 2016
Even Hell Has Standards: Wrath - by Chantal Noordeloos - A stand alone sequel to Even Hell Has Standards: Pride
About a year ago I won a copy of Angel Manor (Lucifer Falls Book 1), a wickedly enjoyable ghost story. (Check out my review here http://frankmichaelserrington.blogspot.com/2014/12/angel-manor-lucifer-falls-book-1-by.html) Since that time I've been Facebook friends with the author, Chantal Noordeloos, and have frequently found her posts to be charming, witty, enlightening, and entertaining. Recently, her publisher sent me a copy of her new novella, Even Hell Has Standards: Wrath. Since this is the second in a series, I went out and bought a copy of the first book, Even Hell Has Standards: Pride, which I loved. See my review of the first book here http://frankmichaelserrington.blogspot.com/2016/01/even-hell-has-standards-pride-by_6.html.
Even Hell Has Standards: Wrath is a stand-alone sequel set in the same world as the first story. This time the newly dead is Fatima Oni. Her story is exceedingly tragic and reads like many a true story we've heard over the years. A story of oppression, horrible abuse, affecting Fatima and her children, now and in the future.
Where I saw some levity in the first book, there was none of that here. Instead, it's a dark, depressing, tale of a life lived in faith despite its circumstance. How Fatima winds up in Hell and what she plans to do there is very telling.
Even Hell Has Standards: Wrath is available as an ebook from Tip My Hat Publishing. If you subscribe to Kindle Unlimited you can read this at no additional charge. Also, if you are an Amazon Prime member, you can select this as your monthly FREE read through the Kindle Owners Lending Library.
Chantal Noordeloos lives in the Netherlands, where she spends her time with her wacky, supportive husband, and outrageously cunning daughter, who is growing up to be a supervillain.
There are many genres that Chantal likes to explore in her writing. Currently Sci-fi Steampunk is one of her favorites, but her 'go to' genre will always be horror. "It helps being scared of everything; that gives me plenty of inspiration," she says.