REVIEW – THE FALLEN: GENESIS (Deadly Virtues, #0.5) by Tillie Cole


The Fallen: Genesis is a prequel novella in The Deadly Virtues Series and MUST be read before RAPHAEL (DV: book one).

(A Deadly Virtues Prequel)


They told them they were evil.
They told them they were possessed by demons.
They told them that darkness ran in their veins.

Holy Innocents Home for Children is a haven for orphaned boys who have nothing and no one. The priests watch over them, educate them, raise them in the family of the church.

Except for some.

Seven of the orphans are no ordinary boys. They attract the attention of the priests for their acts of violence, of bloodlust. The priests realize these boys are drawn to the darkness.

And the priests are no ordinary priests. They are the Brethren, a secret sect who believe themselves on a divine mission to seek out evil in the boys in their care. Seek it out, and then drive it out.

The seven have fallen from God’s grace. And the Brethren will cleanse their blackened souls…

Dark Contemporary Romance novella. Contains sexual situations, violence, sensitive and taboo subjects, offensive language and topics some may find triggering. Recommended for age 18 years and up.


*****Patty’s Review*****

*****FIVE+++++++ STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

Michael closed his eyes and fell asleep. But Gabriel didn’t. Instead, he watched his brother and roved his eyes over the rest of the sleeping Fallen. Boys who wanted to kill. Boys who walked in the dark, not the light. Lost boys. Boys with no hope, and no one left in this world.



If the prequel is any indication of how the rest of the ”Deadly Virtues” series is going to be, I can guarantee you this is going to be one of Tillie Cole’s BEST!! She is the queen of darkness. All I can say is that the darkness level of this story is at a TEN++++! The subject matter is raw and will be hard for some readers to endure. There are definitely triggers that may turn some readers away. This book is not for the faint of heart! These characters are going to be ones readers will fall hard for and will hope and pray for their redemption. I am so incredibly excited to find out what Tillie Cole has in store for THE FALLEN and the ”Deadly Virtues” series!!!

Here are my overall ratings:

Heroes: 5
Plot: 5++++++
Darkness: 10++++
Violence: 5

”THE FALLEN: GENESIS” is currently available! Fans of Tillie Cole are in for something truly amazing!!

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