By Jeanine Krock
Dies ist die Stunde der Engel
Als Juna, eine junge Ärztin, eines Abends den verletzten Arian in ihrem Schlafzimmer vorfindet, ändert sich ihr Leben schlagartig. Denn Arian ist nicht nur ein gefährlich schöner Mann – er ist auch ein gefallener Engel. Und er wurde auf die Erde gesandt, um das rätselhafte Verschwinden der Schutzengel aufzuklären, die seit langer Zeit unter den Menschen wirken. Offenbar scheinen dunkle Widersacher der Engel dahinterzustecken. Und Juna könnte ihr nächstes Opfer sein ...
Das große romantische Engel-Epos - Geheimnisvoll, übersinnlich, unwiderstehlich!
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Aristotle therefore positioned the bird sooner than the egg
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