Chaos Falls (Chaos Rises, #3)
"There are no other demons like me." Restaurant owner, Hollywood socialite, Prince of Pride: Li'el is one of few demons left this side of the veil, and he has every intention of reveling in his new-found freedom. But being the last demon in LA means that when mauled and shredded bodies are found within a few blocks of Li'el's popular Decadent-i restaurant, the list of suspects is a short one. Add to that the suspicious death of a well-known reporter during one of Li'el's infamous after-parties, and he soon finds himself wanted for all the wrong reasons. With the Dark Court gone and his powers waning, his reign at the top of the demon food chain could be over. The Prince of Pride is about to discover there are worse creatures than demons in LA... The demons are back in Chaos Falls, the third and final installment in the Chaos Rises series.

Chaos Falls (Chaos Rises, #3) Details

TitleChaos Falls (Chaos Rises, #3)
Author
LanguageEnglish
ReleaseDec 19th, 2017
Rating
GenreFantasy, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Demons, Adult

Chaos Falls (Chaos Rises, #3) Review

  • ✘✘ Sarah ✘✘ (former Nefarious Breeder of Murderous Crustaceans)
    January 1, 1970
    Actual rating: 15 stars. Or maybe 16. This book sucks so much I really don't know how to rate it. ☢ Warning: no fangirling will be tolerated in this review. None whatsoever. Not even the slightest bit. Nope nope nope.Okay, I might maybe have perhaps possibly said this before, but it never hurts to rehash and stuff, so: there's a slight chance this might maybe perhaps possibly be the best bloody shrimping book Pippa DaCosta has ever written. I mean, the story is somewhat (if a little stupendously Actual rating: 15 stars. Or maybe 16. This book sucks so much I really don't know how to rate it. ☢ Warning: no fangirling will be tolerated in this review. None whatsoever. Not even the slightest bit. Nope nope nope.Okay, I might maybe have perhaps possibly said this before, but it never hurts to rehash and stuff, so: there's a slight chance this might maybe perhaps possibly be the best bloody shrimping book Pippa DaCosta has ever written. I mean, the story is somewhat (if a little stupendously) riveting in a relatively thrilling way. It is kinda fresh. It is sorta original. And some crustaceans might even say it boasts enough startlingly unexpected developments to last four nefarious lifetimes or five. But apart from that, this book really is no big deal and stuff. Okay, so there's a slight chance Li'el the Prince of Me Pride might maybe perhaps possibly be the most yummiliciously succulent and delectably complex character Pippa has ever created. Such a proud mummy she must be right now. I mean, the guy even outranks both my boyfriend Caleb Shepperd the Glorious Asshole Extraordinaire AND my boyfriend Ace Dante of the Deliciously Ruthless Soul Eating Antics. But hey, really, no big deal and stuff.Ah, Li'el the Ever Luscious (view spoiler)[MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE (view spoiler)[MINE (hide spoiler)] (hide spoiler)]! Such an exquisitely cocky bastard you are. You are so full your presumptuous little self, so overconfidently arrogant, so delightfully aware of your own magnificence, it's beautiful. Someone should give you a medal or something. I mean, this is the stuff of legends! And of the Guinness Book of World Records! And of the Nobel Prize, too! I think I need to talk to the Nobel Committee post haste, and make sure that they make you the next recipient of their Pompously Self-Important Smartass Prize (PSISP™). Between your scrumptious smugness and my mouthwatering nefariousness, we shall be the mostest perfectest couple ever. Until the end of days. At least. Okay, some might say the tiny age difference between us could prove problematic, because people aged 10,000+ years like you are supposedly slightly repulsive and decrepit and stuff. But shallow I am most certainly not and looks are absolutely nothing to me. I happen to lurves you just the way you are. You know, for your brain and stuff. Couldn't care less about your moderately inviting body. Nope nope nope, not me. Absolutely not. Okay, so maybe it doesn't hurt that you don't look a day older than 30. Okay, so maybe it doesn't hurt that you look positively edible, either. But I'd still lurve you just as much if you were hideously ugly as fish and creaky beyond repair, you know. Of course I would. Besides, you're one of Pippa's Highly Scrumpalicious Babies (PHSP™) and therefore Prime High Security Harem Material (PHSHM™). There is one thing we will have to discuss though, Your Tasty Pretentiousness: that whole "sharing" silliness has to stop. NOW. I get that you've been doing the orgy thing spreading the lurve for millions thousands of years, old habits die hard and stuff, but nope nope nope, in Sharing is the Bloody Opposite of Caring Land (SitBOoCL™) this shall not come to pass. Ergo, a cease and desist order receive you shall. But hey, no pressure and stuff.Hmmm, I have an inkling there is a slight chance you Little Barnacles might be slightly sick and tired of hearing about my yummy boyfriend. What can I say, I'm clairvoyant like that. Anyway, I am in a most lenient mood today, so I shall stop fangirling telling you about Li'el and start fangirling telling you about the story instead. My pleasure and stuff.So. Why is this the best bloody shrimping book Pippa DaCosta has ever written, you ask? Because it's Pippa DaCosta to the power of 24,458 (more or less). Okay, so we all know how beautifully evil Evil Pippa is (view spoiler)[well, the most astute decapods among us–aka those who read lurve Pippa's books—do. The others have such a pointless, Pippa-less life they might as well self-combust and stuff (hide spoiler)]. She loves nothing better than to viciously squeeze, crush and squish your black, withered heart, chop it into tiny little pieces and then stomp on it for good measure. It's quite orgasmic, really. Anyway, take the usual Pippa Unrelentingly Malevolent Ruthlessness (PUMR™), raise it to the power of 85,457 (inflation's a bitch) and tada! You get this book. I mean, the Typical Pippa Story (TPS™) tends to make you want to hide in a corner to decompose in peace. While swooning to death. And clicking your pincers in a bout of utter hysteria. And feeling tingly all over in your exoskeleton because reasons. And feeling stunned, astonished and generally flabbergasted at every turn of the page. And jumping up and down in titillated glee (yes, that is a thing) like the little frog shrimp that you are. And harboring slightly homicidal thoughts towards the cunning bastards and vicious bitches in residence. Among others things. But this story here? It really takes the cake. And kinda sorta leaves you feeling like…And…a teensy little bit like this, too:I'm telling you, it takes one tough crustacean to survive this one. Pippa the Heartless is ferociously barbarous here and has even less mercy on her puny readers than usual. Tremendous death toll to be expected upon publication of Chaos Falls. Pretty sure the release of this book will prove to be the Armageddon of Urban Fantasy. Good thing Li'el Pippa also happens to be fiercely hilarious. At least her readership will die laughing and stuff. » And the moral of this Worry Not Pippa Maniacs for, Though She Has Deluded Herself into Thinking this will be the Last Chaos Instalment, I Very Kindly Provided Pippa with a list of Numerous Spin Offs and Sequels to be Written Post Haste so All is Well and Stuff Crappy Non Review (WNPMfTSHDHiTtWbtLCIIVKPPwaLoNSOaStbWPHsAiWaSCNR™) is: a deliriously emotional ride this one is. Get through it unscathed many Barnacles will not. So. A word of advice, O Queen of Callously Vicious Unpredictability (QoCVU™): if you keep killing your readers dead like this, there will be no bloody shrimping audience left for your upcoming books. Just thought you'd like to know. You are quite welcome. P.S. The acknowledgments page is the mostest hilariousest in the history of mostest hilariousest pages. It made me laugh my pincers off and stuff. P.P.S. "Survival of the fittest…bitch." HA!ARC kindly provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.✎ Book 1: Chaos Rises ★★★★★✎ Book 2: Chaos Unleashed ★★★★★(view spoiler)[(hide spoiler)][Pre-review nonsense]I might be slightly (choose all that apply) hysterical/dead/hyperventilating/brokenhearted (view spoiler)[that was a joke, I don't have a heart (hide spoiler)]/stoked/disconsolate/electrified at the moment and therefore somewhat unable to form a single incoherent thought. I shall return at some point. Maybe. In the meantime, please feel free to dance on my behalf. This book moderately deserves it. I mean, one could say that this might very well be one of the bloody shrimping best stories Pippa has ever written. Possibly. So one might perhaps want to consider shaking one's booty pincers to celebrate and stuff.➽ Full Good Thing This Nefarious Little Shrimp Has No Ticker and No Feels otherwise She Might Be Feeling Rather Overwhelmed by the Horrendous Array of Conflicting Emotions that Are Assaulting Her Right Now Crappy Non Review (GTTNLSHNTaNFoSMBFRObtHAoCEtAAHRNCNR™) to come.P.S. Li'el = MINE. So back off quietly if you don't want to be killed dead in a most excruciating way. Thank you.P.P.S. Pippa, I love you. Then again maybe I hate you. Not sure yet. I'll let you know as soon as I find out.[December 1, 2017]The weirdest attachment just landed in my inbox. Something called an "ARC" I think? No fishing clue what it is. Well, "ARC" sounds like it might possibly be an acronym for something. Not sure what it stands for though. Which makes this ever weirder. I mean, you might not be aware of it, but I know a thing or two about acronyms. So the fact that I've never heard of this one is a bit, you know, unsettling and stuff. Maybe it stands for "All Rise for the Crustaceans?" Or is it for "Arthropods Rock the Casbah?" Then again it might simply mean "Aggravatingly Rambunctious Crabs." Who knows? Anyway, I don't know what the shrimp I'm supposed to do with this ARC thing, but I'm told I should be moderately excited about it. And since I aim to please and stuff, I shall try and be as slightly euphoric and somewhat overjoyed as I can. Ergo, time to dance it is.Yeah, I know, I'm super hairy and therefore super hot. I also happen to have super sexy smooth moves.But it's my moustache and crazy hip thrust that make me totally irresistible. Just so you know. (view spoiler)[Akiiiiillllllll!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Li'ellllllllll!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(hide spoiler)][September 20, 2017]Note to self: you are not a hysterical 13-year-old fangirl. Behave yourself. Behave yourself. BEHAVE YOURSELF.Li'ellllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  • Sarah
    January 1, 1970
    It's no secret that I'm a huge Pippa DaCosta fangirl, I've loved every book she's ever written but the Veil books have a special place in my heart because it's the first of her series that I ever read & it's what got me hooked on her writing to start with. The Chaos Rises spin off series has been just as fantastic, if not better, than the original one and when Pippa announced that the book would be told from Li'el (Prince of Pride)'s point of view I was over the moon. His character has fasci It's no secret that I'm a huge Pippa DaCosta fangirl, I've loved every book she's ever written but the Veil books have a special place in my heart because it's the first of her series that I ever read & it's what got me hooked on her writing to start with. The Chaos Rises spin off series has been just as fantastic, if not better, than the original one and when Pippa announced that the book would be told from Li'el (Prince of Pride)'s point of view I was over the moon. His character has fascinated me from the first time we met him and throw in a guest appearance from Akil and you pretty much have the demon dream team right there.I really don't want to say too much about this story but I will tell you that it was even better than I could ever have imagined. Li'el is such an incredibly complex character, he's lived for thousands of years, most of them on the other side of the Veil in the demon realm, but his time amongst humans has changed him. He definitely isn't a reformed man but he isn't pure evil anymore either, it takes time to dig deep into his motives and figure out what he really wants and I think half of the time he's not too sure of the answer to that question himself. Life should be much easier for him now that the tear in the Veil is closed but typically humans just don't know when to leave well alone and it shouldn't surprise anyone to hear they find a way to make an even bigger mess of things. Li'el is facing an impossible enemy and the only people he has to work with are just as likely to turn on him as they are to have his back.Chaos Falls is full of twists, totally action packed and an emotional rollercoaster that will leave you breathless and smiling at the end. I loved getting the chance to see some familiar faces from the previous books and meeting some new ones but it was Li'el who totally stole the limelight, not that you could expect anything else from a Prince of Pride! This was a fitting end to a fantastic series, I'm sad it's over but it definitely went out with a bang and I'm looking forward to the next adventure Pippa is sure to take us on.____________________Li'el and Akil. Li'el AND Akil. LI'EL AND AKIL!!!!!!!!!!!!And I have an arc WOOHOO *I feel like dancing* Well that's my weekend plans out of the window because I'm not going anywhere until I've finished this book LOL
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  • Pippa DaCosta
    January 1, 1970
    He's suave. He's sexy.He is the Prince of Pride.And he's saving the world... from our mistakes. Who says a demon can't be good?
  • Maria Dimitrova
    January 1, 1970
    Post-publication date review:Li’el will be the death of me. But I’ll die happy with a huge grin on my face, because I’ve suffocated laughing. You just need to read the acknowledgments to be incapacitated by his incredible charisma. As I sit here leafing through my notes and highlights in preparation for writing this review I can’t help but notice that most of them are one liners from our beloved Prince of Pride. And I burst out laughing every now and then when reading. Thankfully this time I’m n Post-publication date review:Li’el will be the death of me. But I’ll die happy with a huge grin on my face, because I’ve suffocated laughing. You just need to read the acknowledgments to be incapacitated by his incredible charisma. As I sit here leafing through my notes and highlights in preparation for writing this review I can’t help but notice that most of them are one liners from our beloved Prince of Pride. And I burst out laughing every now and then when reading. Thankfully this time I’m not trying to write a review while pretending to work. It just won’t work with Li’el’s magnificence. I’m debating whether I should fill these pages with quotes or not. I’m a bit scared that if I start I won’t stop and this will just turn into a repository for Li’el’s wit and charm. And I swear I can hear him whisper in my ear “Do it!”. And of course he would want that. As someone (won’t say who so you’d read the book to find out) pointed out Li’el’s an attention whore. I’m sorry I can’t help myself. Here’s one: ”If perfection was a crime, I would be serving a life sentence.” In this latest, but hopefully not last, installment of the Chaos Rises series, the Goddess Pippa DaCosta again did the impossible time and again. The one thing I was most impressed by was her ability to manipulate my feelings. More specifically she made me (view spoiler)[feel regret over Adam Harper’s death. (hide spoiler)] Yes, you read that right, my dears, I (view spoiler)[felt regret over ADAM HARPER’S GRUSOME DEATH! (hide spoiler)] I still can’t believe that. I need to have my head checked because (view spoiler)[I distinctly remember me bitching at the end of the previous book that he was still alive. I’ve been howling for his death since Beyond the Veil and now I feel bad that he finally got what he deserves? (hide spoiler)] What kind of sorcery is this? Who did you sold your soul to, Pippa? No, really! I demand an explanation! You wreck me time and again and then you pull a stunt like this! I’m speechless and bow to your incredible talent!Talking about emotions and what this book did to me, I have to warn you, fellow readers, that this book will slay you. Do not, I repeat, do not get attached to characters. I thought I had learned that lesson after reading almost all of Ms. DaCosta’s books but apparently my foolish heart has other ideas. So on more than one occasions said heart stopped beating for a second or two and is now a bleeding wreck. Because Li’el deserved better. He deserved a chance at happiness (view spoiler)[ with someone who could see beyond the acts. (hide spoiler)] And I hope that one day he will meet someone that will give that to him. For me this book was about change and the ability to change. To evolve as Li’el would say. And I’m not speaking of the demons only. One of the constants of the Veil universe is Adam Harper in his role as the Ultimate Asshole. He showed some potential for change in the previous book but as a whole he makes the demons look like the good guys. Okay I might have exaggerated a bit but he at least is as bad as most demons. Or at least he used to be. So when he showed up here my reaction was “We can’t get rid of you, can we?” But then he spoke of Gem and (view spoiler)[said one of the sweetest things that could come out of his mouth: “Gemma Harper”. Not project Gamma, Gemma Harper – his daughter. (hide spoiler)] That more than anything else made my heart melt a little. I still can’t and will not forgive him the monstrous acts he committed in the name of science but he really has changed. Li’el and Akil are other examples of change. They’re still themselves – conniving, cruel and magnificent but with that little extra thing they learned from humans. And that makes them more than just demon. Talking about Akil (yes he shows up, no I do not consider that a spoiler since Pippa posted a quote from him on social media long before the book was out), he and Li’el should have shared more pagetime together. Because their dialogues are the most hilarious thing ever! I’ll just paste this quote here so you can have an idea what it’s like to have them both in the same room: ”Are you sure you two aren’t romantically involved? You could cut the sexual tension with a knife.” Aren’t they cute? And now onto the last point I want to make. It’s valid for all of Pippa’s books, I just need to say it again. The reason why I love her books is this: she manages to surprise me. You see after reading a certain amount of books things start to get more and more predictable. After a while it’s not so much about the plot as it is about the way that plot is executed. Usually I have all the major plotpoints figured out way ahead of time. So when books like this one (and all the rest of Pippa’s books for that matter) pull of plot twists I never saw coming I can’t help myself but treasure them. I rejoice at the feeling of surprise and wonder that these special books provide. It’s a rare thing and Pippa managed to pull it off not once but twice in this book. The second one was so out of the blue that it left me disoriented for a few seconds. And that right there is why these measly 5 stars I’m forced to use are so inadequate. P.S. This book opens the possibility for several spin-offs. One of course being all about Li’el and let’s not kid ourselves we’d all love to read it. However, I’m more interested in a Netherworld spin-off to tell us what happens with Akil and the Mad Queen. And let’s not forget a proper ending for Gen and Torrent. Preferably with a bunch of quarter-human babies in it Pre-publication date review because the one I wrote after finishing the graciously provided ARC is too full of spoilers.5 stars is such an insulting rating for something as brilliant as this book, I can't even find the words to express it's inadequacy. Unfortunately it will have to do *sigh*Writing a non-spoilery review will be a difficult task because so many of the things I want to talk about revolve around some major spoilers. So I will leave most of what I want to say for when I can post my real review in less than two weeks time. How I'll manage not to talk about it for so long is a mystery. First I want to say that this is the best book Pippa's written so far. It has everything I've come to expect from her - humour, incredible battles, heart wrenching scenes and characters that are so fleshed out that you can believe that they're really out there in the real world. This book slew me. I am an emotional wreck that can't decide whether to laugh or cry. I'm filled with wonder at what Pippa managed to pull off. I know I sound like a brainwashed puppet but bear with me for a second. How many books have you read? I've read a lot and as the number grows I get surprised less and less. You see, after a while you've seen it all in a various different ways. So things get predictable to the point that I've turned figuring out the plot ahead of time in a game I play with my fellow buddy readers or with myself in the rare cases when I don't have a company for a certain book. I try to do that with Pippa's books and I fail every single time. And that's why I adore her and why every book she writes is an automatic pre-order for me. And if you haven't read her wonderful series I suggest you go grab the first Chaos book right now. You have just enough time to catch up before Chaos Falls is out.
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  • Marianne
    January 1, 1970
    Now this is what I wanted from the Chaos series, a story from a demonic prince's POV. Finally! ;-)I mean, who can resist the Prince of Pride himself. Not I;-) He lives up to his title - gloriously so. Yet I believe I fell in love with his more vulnerable side most of all. Can demons really evolve, though? Develop feeling of empathy, even love?This is put to the test in Chaos Falls as old enemies must reunite to save the world from itself when an experiment that seeks to draw eco friendly energy Now this is what I wanted from the Chaos series, a story from a demonic prince's POV. Finally! ;-)I mean, who can resist the Prince of Pride himself. Not I;-) He lives up to his title - gloriously so. Yet I believe I fell in love with his more vulnerable side most of all. Can demons really evolve, though? Develop feeling of empathy, even love?This is put to the test in Chaos Falls as old enemies must reunite to save the world from itself when an experiment that seeks to draw eco friendly energy from the Veil goes terribly wrong.Chaos Falls brings back some of the main characters from the Chaos series and the Veil series one more time. (Hopefully this is just the first of many such reencounters!)I'm not gonna spoil it for you guys. Let's just say that one of these demons is a particular favorite of mine;-) (view spoiler)[ Hearing how he's still longing after Muse, yet doesn't grab her from Stefan's undeserving clutches, was as sweet as it was a bitter pill to swallow. Team Akil/Mammon AAALLLL the way! But perhaps now, Pippa could make a whole new series based in the Netherworld and Mammon's plans for the mad Queen instead. Huh, Pippa; doesn't that seem like s cool idea!? Say yes, won't you??? *Puppy dog eyes* (hide spoiler)]I remember complaining in the second book about the lack of resolution regarding the Torrent/Gem situation. Well, that was remedied - somewhat - in the epilogue of this novel. It was perhaps one of my favorite chapters... At least if that stubborn, schizophrenic demon gets his head out of the sand!... *Sigh*About the note from Li'el: Squee, he likes me, he likes me! He said that I'm fine (and have great taste in music. See, I'm his match in all ways, can't you tell how proud I am? Haha. *Cue shameless gloating over the fact that Li'el is mine, not yours!* My demonic harem is only missing my darling Greed... But that can be remedied, I'm sure. Why, you ask? This passage from Chaos Falls should give you an inkling. “I’m afraid to ask what it meant.”“It’s probably best you don’t know.” I may have suggested she and I get personal in all the right ways, and many of the wrong ways too. Especially the wrong ones. “I suggest not repeating it in demon company.” She laughed loud enough for Christian to shoot us a scathing glare. “Did you teach me how to swear in demon?” I tempered my smile. “Something like that.” --> See, all i have to do is coax Li'el into teaching me the same phrase! I need it to woo a certain Prince of Hell;-) Wish me luck, ladies!Now, I think I'll leave you with yet another example of my excellent taste in music;-)https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kfVsfOS...Sorry! Couldn't help it, it was just sooo tempting, mwahaha! Pippa' s demons are rubbing off on me. And to be fair, I DID post this review on a Friday! ~I was given an eArc in exchange for an honest review~
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  • Dana aka ♥Belladonna♥
    January 1, 1970
    4.5 StarsAfter reading the Veil series, I didn't think there could be another demon that could challenge my love for Akil. Then I met Li'el, Prince of Pride. "Awesome was surely too small a word for me. Magnificent, glorious, resplendent—those were adjectives I could get behind." Li'el loves LA and the people there. Glorying in their attention and adoration—he is the Prince of Pride after all—he's become protective of them as if they were his own. So when humans start dying in suspicious attack 4.5 StarsAfter reading the Veil series, I didn't think there could be another demon that could challenge my love for Akil. Then I met Li'el, Prince of Pride. "Awesome was surely too small a word for me. Magnificent, glorious, resplendent—those were adjectives I could get behind." Li'el loves LA and the people there. Glorying in their attention and adoration—he is the Prince of Pride after all—he's become protective of them as if they were his own. So when humans start dying in suspicious attacks surrounding Li'el's business, he attempts to find out what is happening.Until he falls under law enforcement's watchful gaze. Leary of demons since the last fall of the Veil, prejudice for his kind is rife. With Li'el's power dwindling and enemies mounting, he worries about what is to come and how long he will be able to protect what is his. I started this book late at night thinking, "Oh, I'll just read a little bit before bed." Next thing I know, it's 3 AM and I couldn't care less that I had to get up in a few hours. I wanted to keep reading. The author gives a pitch-perfect voice to Li'el as Pride; even as he evolves, he never once drops his swagger. His ego and bravado became an endearing quality that had me chuckling in affection. With a quick pace, this plot packs a wallop of action and emotion and brings back a cast of characters that I adored from previous Veil and Chaos Rises series books. It's a touch of the Infinity Wars gone demon that had me glued to my Kindle. While the resolution was a satisfying one, it left open several possibilities for new books or spin-offs and that makes me SO FREAKIN' HAPPY! I'll cross my fingers for new books on both sides of the Veil (One for Gem and one for Akil.). Hey, a girl can dream. PS. You HAVE to read the acknowledgments. 5 stars for Li'el's takeover.
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  • Andi
    January 1, 1970
    WOW!!!!!! I didn't know what to expect with Chaos Falls, but since it was Li'el's story, I knew it would be epic. Pippa DaCosta really pulled all the stops out on this one!How can you not be a little in love with Li'el? Well, it's safe to say, I'm totally head over heels for him now. DaCosta built on the world she created in Chaos Rises and Chaos Unleashed. In fact, Chaos Falls picks up basically where she left us at the end of Chaos Unleashed. Li'el is living the high life after the Veil is clo WOW!!!!!! I didn't know what to expect with Chaos Falls, but since it was Li'el's story, I knew it would be epic. Pippa DaCosta really pulled all the stops out on this one!How can you not be a little in love with Li'el? Well, it's safe to say, I'm totally head over heels for him now. DaCosta built on the world she created in Chaos Rises and Chaos Unleashed. In fact, Chaos Falls picks up basically where she left us at the end of Chaos Unleashed. Li'el is living the high life after the Veil is closed. In his words "Perfection was my church. I preached from its altar daily."One of my favorite Li'el-ism is "I am air and everywhere". But what happens when he's not? What happens when Pride is locked in a box? DaCosta answers that question - Human Nature rises to fill the void. In all of it's glorious hubris, humanity KNOWS it can control everything, especially what it doesn't understand.Chaos Falls is a beautiful journey. There's plenty of action, but at it's core, its really about love and change. At your core, can you really change? Be a better version of yourself? And what happens, when in a moment of weakness, you revert back? Does that wipe out everything you've worked for to that point?I don't want to give anything away. But there are a lot of familiar faces in Chaos Falls. I loved where DaCosta, or should I say Li'el, takes us. It's a roller coaster ride, with thrills, chills and all the feels you need for amazing read. Ohhhh - and you're going to want to read all the way to end. Just a pro-tip.I am crossing my fingers that both DaCosta and Li'el have more stories to tell in the Chaos Rises world, but I want more!
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  • D. Messing
    January 1, 1970
    This was an absolute roller coaster of a story, it made me laugh, gasp, and whisper "Oh, no!" To myself every few minutes it seemed like! I loved how Pippa brought Akil and Li'el together, I've long thought that they would make a spectacular story together, and sure enough, they did! Each book Ms. DaCosta puts out is better than the last, and the sheer complexity of each story is amazing. I can't think of anything that I didn't like about this story, and it will appeal to just about everybody! T This was an absolute roller coaster of a story, it made me laugh, gasp, and whisper "Oh, no!" To myself every few minutes it seemed like! I loved how Pippa brought Akil and Li'el together, I've long thought that they would make a spectacular story together, and sure enough, they did! Each book Ms. DaCosta puts out is better than the last, and the sheer complexity of each story is amazing. I can't think of anything that I didn't like about this story, and it will appeal to just about everybody! Thank you so very much for the opportunity to review this work, it was fabulous!
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  • Christine Scotney
    January 1, 1970
    Chaos Falls, what can I say? Absolutely loved it, Li,el, the Demon Prince of Pride lives up to his name, some would even say his the Devil himself. The story is told from Li,els POV which is splendid and he really gets into your head. We meet up again with some old characters from the chaos and veil series, I won’t tell you who, but their some favourites. Pippa takes you on another roller coaster ride with this one, just when you think you have it worked out, you haven’t. Can Demons change, Li,e Chaos Falls, what can I say? Absolutely loved it, Li,el, the Demon Prince of Pride lives up to his name, some would even say his the Devil himself. The story is told from Li,els POV which is splendid and he really gets into your head. We meet up again with some old characters from the chaos and veil series, I won’t tell you who, but their some favourites. Pippa takes you on another roller coaster ride with this one, just when you think you have it worked out, you haven’t. Can Demons change, Li,el loves living in his city of LA, and when hell breaks loose in it he puts all his demonic glory in to saving it, but at what cost? And when you think perhaps he has changed he turns around and does something his always done, and your left screaming at the Author why did you that. I recommend this fantastic book and can’t write all I want to invade of spoilers, and I certainly hope that this isn’t the last we see of Li,el, as this is meant to be the last book. But Never say Never. Thank you Pippa for another fantastic book.
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  • Kimberly
    January 1, 1970
    This book is a thrill ride and very hard to find a good stopping point. There was so just so much happening in this story! I love the characters and the great descriptions that captured my imagination. LA is turning into a war zone and the demon, Pride, is doing all he can to save the city. How far is he willing to go to save his beloved city? This story is action-packed and full of danger, suspense, murders, demons, destruction and intrigue. This book captured my attention in the first chapter This book is a thrill ride and very hard to find a good stopping point. There was so just so much happening in this story! I love the characters and the great descriptions that captured my imagination. LA is turning into a war zone and the demon, Pride, is doing all he can to save the city. How far is he willing to go to save his beloved city? This story is action-packed and full of danger, suspense, murders, demons, destruction and intrigue. This book captured my attention in the first chapter and I was hooked. I loved this book.
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