The Protective Archangel

Christian - Historical Fiction
519 Pages
Reviewed on 05/06/2015
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Author Biography

Eduardo Mayén born in the city of Guatemala, he has been writing since he was fourteen years old, and he moved to California, United States, in 1983. He lives in Bakersfield, with his wife Lourdes and his children. In June 1st, 2016, his novel, "The Protective Archangel 2", will be for sale. Eduardo, at this time, is working on his new novel, “The Nails.”

“Love is the most important thing in the world.”

    Book Review

Reviewed by Michelle Stanley for Readers' Favorite

The Protective Archangel is a historical Christian fiction by Eduardo Mayen. It consists of three stories set in significant time periods, but they are intertwined. Year 30, Joseph of Arimathea is entrusted by an Angel to protect a cross Michael the Archangel will use in future centuries to free humans from physical and mental slavery. In 1492, a priest carrying the cross boards the Archangel, a fourth ship assigned to Christopher Columbus’ expedition that has troubles at sea. Miracles occur on a Maryland plantation in 1840 after the birth of a boy named Michael, whom slaves fondly call “Boson.” He spiritually motivates people with his wisdom and caring ways, but Andrew, his father, disbelieves that men are created equal and refuses to listen to Michael’s reasoning. Evil and jealousy seep through many sources, blinding Andrew into making rash decisions that affect the well-being of his family.

Be prepared to be swept through a riveting mystical fantasy when reading The Protective Archangel by Eduardo Mayen. The novel is an absorbing, intricate drama with a theme based on love and religious beliefs, and endearing fictitious characters. Eduardo Mayen has proven his capabilities as a writer by creating this unique book, which I found spiritually thought-provoking and deeply emotional due to the sequence of events. He has cleverly combined historical facts and fiction, and has a bold writing style I admire. The intriguing stories alternate per chapter, juggling from the past to present, so readers will easily follow the drama. I highly recommend this entertaining Christian novel.

Ivan Mayen

It is a novel with a lot of imagination that makes it entertaining, but the most important thing in its content is that through love everything is possible; Do not stop reading it will inspire your life to understand as its author That Love is the most important in the world.