... a slow and dark burn ... --Little Red Reviewer
... demonic creatures and haunting beauty ... --SFFWorld
... poetic prose, dark and moody, yet infused with color and music as it embodies hope, love and loyalty. --Neth Space
... a fascinating magic system based on music ... --Fantasy Faction
... [Frohock shows] ... that there is darkness in the world, that there are monsters, but that there is always light as well. --The Skiffy and Fanty Show
Collected together for the first time, T. Frohock’s three novellas—In Midnight’s Silence, Without Light or Guide, and The Second Death—brings to life the world of Los Nefilim, Spanish Nephilim that possess the power to harness music and light in the supernatural war between the angels and daimons. In 1931, Los Nefilim’s existence is shaken by the preternatural forces commanding them … and a half-breed caught in-between.
Diago Alvarez, a singular being of daimonic and angelic descent, is pulled into the ranks of Los Nefilim in order to protect his newly-found son. As an angelic war brews in the numinous realms, and Spain marches closer to civil war, the destiny of two worlds hangs on Diago’s actions. Yet it is the combined fates of his lover, Miquel, and his young son, Rafael, that weighs most heavily on his soul.
Lyrical and magical, Los Nefilim explores whether moving towards the light is necessarily the right move, and what it means to live amongst the shadows.
You can also buy each individual novella in the series separately: