Angels of Light

Beyond the Veil

Fiction - Supernatural
172 Pages
Reviewed on 04/04/2019
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Author Biography

Mark A. Vance is a veteran airline captain for a major US airline with over 27,000 flying hours. He also has C-Suite experience as the President/CEO of a successful capital management firm. His academic credits include an A.S. and B.S. Degree in Air Commerce-Transportation Technology from Florida Institute of Technology, an M.B.A. Degree in Accounting from Indiana Wesleyan University, an M.S. Degree in Strategic Management from Indiana University, a Graduate Certificate in Treasury Management from Duke University and Graduate Certificates in Aviation Management and Advanced Project Management from Stanford University. He has the academic distinction of Beta Gamma Sigma membership, a scholarly entity reserved for the top ten-percent of global business school graduates from AACSB accredited institutions.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Deanna R Sweeney for Readers' Favorite

Angels of Light: Beyond the Veil is a beautifully riveting tale that follows a young boy’s dream of becoming a pilot as he matures into a grown man. Through his life-long love of planes and flying, the spirit of his dead uncle is his constant encouraging companion and guardian angel. His uncle was a pilot in World War II who was killed in a plane crash along with his entire crew. No details of the crash were ever communicated by the military to the surviving family members. Secrets start to unravel that lead this pilot on a journey into the past to unravel a truth that ignites a different kind of battle in his present. Will he come out in one piece and with his soul intact?

I really enjoyed this novel from start to finish. The author’s writing style is fluid, descriptive, and masterfully put together. The citing of biblical text relevant to the chapters really added something as well and I thought it was a nice touch. There was a good mix of suspense and religious content that kept it from coming off too preachy, which is a mistake I have seen other authors make when writing novels with religious content. I couldn’t stop reading and actually finished the novel in one day. As a reviewer with a life-long love of reading, I have read countless books and this one is definitely one of the better ones. I would love to read more stories from this author. A truly enjoyable read that I would recommend to everyone. Well done!