M.R. Forbes’ bestselling The Divine series has average review ratings of 4/5 stars or better across the board, and all six volumes are bargain-priced. Right now the first book in the series is available for just 99 cents, and the other five volumes are currently priced at $4.99 each.
*Top 10 Paranormal/Urban and Contemporary Fantasy Bestseller, December 2013*
My name is Landon Hamilton. Once upon a time I was a twenty-three year old security guard, trying to regain my life after spending a year in prison for stealing people’s credit card numbers. Now, I’m dead.
Okay, I was supposed to be dead. I got killed after all; but a funny thing happened after I had turned the mortal coil…
I met Dante Alighieri – yeah, that Dante. He told me I was special, a diuscrucis. That’s what they call a perfect balance of human, demon, and angel. Apparently, I’m the only one of my kind. I also learned that there was a war raging on Earth between Heaven and Hell, and that I was the only one who could save the human race from annihilation. Dante asked me to help, and I was naive enough to agree.
Sounds crazy, I know, but he wished me luck and sent me back to the mortal world. Oh yeah, he also gave me instructions on how to use my Divine ‘magic’ to bend the universe to my will. The problem is, a sexy vampire crushed them while I was crushing on her.
Now I have to somehow find my own way to stay alive in a world of angels, vampires, werewolves, demons and humans that all want to kill me before I can mess up their plans for humanity’s future. If that isn’t enough, I also have to find the queen of all demons and recover the Holy Grail.
It’s not like it’s the end of the world if I fail.
Wait. It is.
Balance is the first book in the bestselling Divine series, an Urban Fantasy set in New York City. It is approximately 100,000 words and is suitable for adults both young and old.
I died five years ago, except I didn’t get to rest in peace like most of the departed. Instead, I was tapped by Dante (yes, that Dante) in Purgatory to become his champion and save humankind from the rest of the Divine – you know, angels and demons and their mortal followers.
It seemed like a great deal at the time. I would answer my calling as a diuscrucis (a perfect balance of angel, demon, and human) by getting sent back to the mortal world, inheriting the ‘magic’ to bend the universe to my will, and saving humanity from devastation. Hindsight… it sucks.
Yeah, I saved the world; but the manipulations of the Divine have left me numb, and the constant fighting is getting old. To be honest, I’m tired of the whole damn thing.
I don’t eat, don’t sleep, and barely feel. I’ve become obsessed with the vague warning from the Queen of demons, and the only thing keeping me hanging onto any shred of my humanity is the girl I’ve sworn to protect. Except… now she’s gone.
She was taken right out from under my nose, and I don’t know by who or for what purpose. What I do know is that I’ll do whatever it takes to get her back, and there isn’t an angel, demon, or god that can stop me.
I’m the only thing keeping the universe in one piece.
I thought fighting angels and demons was a tough gig, but now I’d give anything to go back to the not-that-good, not-so-old days. There’s a new game in town, and it’s one that’s threatening to destroy everything that has ever been created.
Oh, and my friends and I are the only ones who can stop it.