The Given

Book 3: Celestial Blues Trilogy

About the Book

After learning that his wife, Evelyn, survived the attack that killed him fifty years earlier, angel/PI Griffin Shaw will risk anything to find her—an obsession that comes at a steep cost. Grif has had to forsake his new love, journalist, Katherine “Kit” Craig—the woman who made his life worth living again—to find a woman he may no longer recognize.

Yet when Kit is attacked again, it becomes clear that both mortal and divine forces are determined to safeguard the dark secrets of the past.

To survive, Grif must convince Kit to put aside her heartbreak and help him uncover the truth—a dangerous quest that will put them in the crosshairs of enemies both old and new . . . and test the limits of what one angel will sacrifice for love.

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What people are saying...

“[The Given] drags its protagonists through 50 years’ worth of emotional entanglements. Pettersson cleverly integrates this complicated tale of love and loss with plenty of action and investigation…(her) skill at capturing emotion in lyrical passages sets her head and shoulders above her peers. Her finest creation is Grif Shaw himself, the man many women want and few women find, with a soul like a knuckle-scarred fist offering a single perfect red rose.”

Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“This is urban fantasy at its finest and a trilogy that will stick in my mind, one that I’ll keep returning to again and again, for many, many years.”

– Lit Stack

“Celestial Blues is one of the most unique concepts I’ve read so far. Kit is a heroine I won’t soon forget and her and Grif’s love story really resonated …The feel is very noir and the mystery is simple but thick with intrigue and well played out. Binge-read this baby, you won’t be sorry!”

– Talk Supe

“Celestial Blues has always had a nostalgic feel to it, blending the past seamlessly into the present. The conclusion of THE GIVEN is wonderfully fitting for Griffin and Kit’s journey.”

— All Things Urban Fantasy

The Details

Published: October 31, 2023
Publisher: Alistern Press
Formats: EbookPaperback
Genres & Tropes
Paranarmal Noir, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Mystery