Review: Heaven (Bad Angels #3) by Belinda McBride

Falling isn’t so bad, it’s the landing that hurts.

After being trapped out of space and time, Dr. Noemi Gastineau finally discovers her true nature and the amazing destiny that awaits her. However, danger surrounds her on every side. It seems that a rogue angel, an insane nymph and a wily demon would be enough for a woman to deal with for one day. Unfortunately, Azrael, the Angel of Death is now on her tail, and he’s one of the good guys!

How’s a succubus supposed to get any quality time with her men when the whole universe seems to be out to get her? 

Reader Advisory: This book contains M/M, MF and M/M/F scenes as well as the use of a tail.

Publisher's Note: This book was previously released elsewhere. It has been re-edited for re-release with Pride Publishing.


The conclusion of the Bad Angels trilogy was strong on adventure and light on characterization.

Noemi/Anahita is separated from her men for a time in the other world which gives her time for her two selves to coalesce and brings a reunion with her brother. Meanwhile Rex and Rion are desperate to find her. Sort of. 

What a found jarring was the blasé reunion? Rex could've happened upon an old acquaintance for all the enthusiasm he mustered up. AND she found them halfway across the world! You'd think that would inspire some gusto or something. Relief or some OMFG! I THOUGHT YOU WERE GONE FOREVER I'VE MISSED YOU SOOOOOOO MUCH!!!!!

They need a lesson from Teen Wolf or The Notebook or something of that ilk. Because this was just... unsatisfying.

Of course that didn't stop them from immediately going to the house and d-ping the stuffing out of her. That struck me as very disingenuous. I need to see the desire, the want, the romance not just the sex especially if you're selling me an HEA.

Aside from knowing these characters multiple names (whyyyyy do they all have to have 2 and 3 names? And whyyyyyy are they used interchangeably?) and what sort of species they are I know nothing about them and that is precisely what dimmed my ardor for this series. I enjoyed the battling, the wings and the overall story arch, action-wise, but the characters and their relationship took a back seat, in my opinion. Unfortunately, that was what I was looking for and what I got was a significant time jump with an unconvincing HEA.

Also, I found the loose end of Patrick and the missing Michael to be unfathomable. I'm assuming it's the set up for another book outside of the series? I'm not sure what to make of that seems chain-yankish.

These books are to be read as a series rather than stand alones and I'm somewhere between 2 and 3 hearts on this one and the series as a whole.

Decent storytelling but it needs more depth.

A review copy was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

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