The Blood of Cain
The Blood of Cain by T.L. Gray
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Cain murdered his brother, Abel. We've all heard the story. God turns his back on him and he is known for all time as the First Murderer. What if there's more to it than that? What if there's a chance for Cain's redemption? What if Cain finds a way to become immortal, surely he'll figure out how to make amends with God if he has all of time to search? Too late, Cain discovers immortality is the worst punishment God could have rendered.
Bearing witness to all of human history, Cain has carried his burden as carefully as he could. Now he's ready for an end.
Told from alternating points-of-view between Cain of ancient history and Teagan of modern days, is a mesmerizing twist on a renown historical figure. Cain is NOT the cold-blooded murderer we've all grown up knowing, but was in fact just an angsty, jealous teen who made a mistake of biblical proportions and now must pay for all of time.
The world building is thrilling, and enthralling. Blood of Cain is an intricately woven Historical Thriller enmeshed with a fast-paced Urban Fantasy. I fell in love with the characters, even the REAL bad-guy (who incidentally is definitely NOT Cain).
As a science major, I always dwell on the details. Question everything. Gray has squelched each and every question raised throughout this book leaving me ONLY asking "what happens next." I can't wait to read The Arcainians!
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