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Credara: Rise of the Kraylen by J. E. Henderson

Credara: Rise of the Kraylen forced me to devour it from the beginning to the end.  Written by J. E. Henderson, brother of Tempestt Bledsoe from The Cosby Show,  this book is the first of a fantasy series.  Even though I can't remember ever reading fantasy as an adult,  this book was EXCELLENT. Taking place after the Great War and the casting out of Lucifer and other angels, this book diminishes my initial bias against fantasy fiction.  The immaculate use of sensory details drew me into the plot.  I devoured this book in one day.  Even though my clock stated 3 a.m., I was hypnotized by J. E. Henderson's ability to have me enwrapped within the plot, as if I was viewing the action as it unfolded.  There is never a dull moment within this text.  He leaves you guessing until the very end.  Even the ending makes you want to finish the series to see what happens.  I highly recommend reading this book.  I am considering using this book in one of my classes to help students write desc…