Misguided Angel (Blue Bloods Series #5)

Misguided Angel (Blue Bloods Series #5)

by Melissa de la Cruz

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When the Mayflower set sail in 1620, it carried on board the men and women who would shape America: Miles Standish; John Alden; Constance Hopkins. But some among the Pilgrims were not pure of heart; they were not escaping religious persecution. Indeed, they were not even human. They were vampires.

The vampires assimilated quickly into the New World. Rising to levels of enormous power, wealth, and influence, they were the celebrated "blue bloods" of American society. The Blue Bloods vowed that their immortal status would remain a closely guarded secret. And they kept that secret for centuries.

But now, in New York City, the secret is seeping out. Schuyler Van Alen is a sophomore at a prestigious private school. Suddenly, when she turns fifteen, there is a visible mosaic of blue veins on her arm. She starts to crave raw food -- and she is having flashbacks to ancient times. Then a girl from her school is found dead...drained of all her blood. Schuyler doesn’t know what to think. Could those vampire legends really be true?

Steeped in vampire lore and set against the heady backdrop of the rich, young, and powerful in the heart of New York City, Blue Bloods will be devoured by Melissa de la Cruz’s legion of fans.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440737244
Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC
Publication date: 10/29/2010
Series: Blue Bloods Series , #5
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Melissa de la Cruz (www.melissa-delacruz.com) is the author of many best-selling novels, including all of the books in the Blue Bloods series: Blue Bloods, Revelations, Masquerade, The Van Alen Legacy, Keys to the Repository, and Misguided Angel. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I started reading Blue Bloods last May and was instantly starstruck! Melissa De La Cruz has officially re-fashioned, No - Re-Molded the vampire myth, infusing it with drama,hope, scandal,tons of action and a streak of religion,enhancing the ordinary lives of her vampires with her witty humor and captivating writing style. Blue Bloods series is a love story for people sick of romance,fitting in with standards and morales of todays culture (Well, it does take place in Manhattan....)complete with dreamy guys,popularity issues,social outcasts,new kids,money, and to top it all off, a killer diva in six-inch Christian Louboutin pumps.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
From the first moment I saw this cover I have been dying to read this book. A friend lent me an advanced reader copy. I devoured the entire novel in a single night. It was both beautiful and sad. There were new characters, which I quite enjoyed and a bit of the old. Go Schuyler and Jack! Did I mention there is a pirate!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I can not wait for the book to come out,I'm dying to read it. Melissa de la Cruz made the vampire world thrilling and intoxicating world. She has made the fiction world sound more exciting, exciting enough to make one to be in the book themselves. I can not find words on how to describe the popularity of spoiled rich vampire,the love of Schyler and Jack ahahah!!I'm wordless. I'm looking foward to read more about Schyler and Jack and more action and adventure from the vampire word!!!!!!:)
MYMurillo More than 1 year ago
Can't wait for this book to arrive, I can ensure everyone I will be at barnes and noble to pick this book up on the release date. GReat books! If your if'y on reading these books READ THEM! They are totally worth it! The plot, and story are just mind blowing. I love how de la cruz actually makes the story fit into history. I'm a fan of the twilight series, but man do these books kick twilights' sorry butt.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have literally been counting the seconds til the book comes out!I started reading the series Blue Bloods last year and I came to a dead end too quickly,so now I must wait.
Sugamommakb More than 1 year ago
I just read the first book and i can't wait until I indulge in the next three. Looks like I am just in time to get these read and get the fourth book. This series is interesting and different. From what i have read over the net I have found out that life happens in these books. The relationships these people have with one another I can absolutely relate to. Not everyone stays with the person they thought they loved had first sight. Crap happens and you deal. I love how this brings it out and how you don't read about some one crying the whole entire time in the book. If you liked reading other fantasy love stories you will definitely like this series. Also if you are counting down the hours, minutes, and seconds here is a website that is actually doing it http://www.bluebloodsbooks.com/
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I can't wait for the book!! I hope Jack and Schuyler stay together. The series has been amazing so far. And if you like Twilight which I do. You will like this. It's a bit diffrent from Stephanie Meyers vampires but it's still just as great in a diffrent way.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have read all of the Blue Bloods books and loved them all! After the last one I felt like I couldn't wait any longer for the next one it just ended too good! I am counting down the days until it comes out. I know it will be good they always are!!!!
Wicked_Lovely116 More than 1 year ago
I can reread the whole Blue Blood Series over and over, it is that amazing. De La Cruz knows exactly how to sink the vampire teeth into your neck and keep you hooked to the books, dying to know what else happens. The excerpt from Keys to the Repository was not enough to satisfy my thirst to know more!! I can't wait for this book! *)
Bliss96 More than 1 year ago
The book series is my favorite book series yet!!!! I finished all four books in two days!!! I couln't put the book down!!! I can't wait for the next book to come out!!! I love Bliss!!! She is one of my favorite charaters in the book!!! And after the last book I am being to like Mimi!!! And who does LOOOOVVEEEEE Jack!!!
Morigami More than 1 year ago
I am so excited! I love the Blue Blood series and can't wait for this to come out. I really wonder what will happen. Hmm? Well I guess I'll just have to wait to find out.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I just finished BB#5 and I wanted to add my review. OMG Jack and Schuyler together at last! I devoured every page and wanted more. I loved the new character. Ready for more!
BOOKWORM-HORSELUVR More than 1 year ago
I HATE waiting!!!! my freind told me to readthis and then i fell in love with the series...and Jack. then i hated him and right now i love him again but i know that the publishers can get these out faster, like hopefully before the suspense kills me!
Caffrey More than 1 year ago
This book was filled with interesting plot and character development. Although the general consensus was that the book was only okay, everything that took place in this one furthered the plot for the following book. I used to despise Mimi, but she is slowly changing my mind. I feel bad for Mimi at times. She is going through a terrible time and is handling it the best way she knows how and I admire her for that. My only wish for Mimi is that Kingsley emerges from hell relatively unharmed and she gives up on her obsession with killing Jack. I think everyone will agree with me when I say that we missed Sky & Jack moments in this book. My favorite moment for the couple was *SPOILER* when Sky was washing her clothes and Jack watched her and then that whole little scene afterwards was absolutely adorable. I could go on about these books forever but I will save you the agony. In short, I really enjoyed Misguided Angel. The mystery aspect was fantastic, the discovery of the demons: chilling, and the romance up & coming...We have a bonding to look forward to!
mybookshelfoverspills More than 1 year ago
I will go back and re-read the others. I love a good cliff and while at sit at the edge of this one waiting for the next novel, at least I have the preceding four to enjoy. This one was good and I recommend...
fanggirlforever More than 1 year ago
I know it is not even supposed to be out yet, but I found a copy and tore through every page. I know there are a lot of reviews on the site, but most of them seem to be written in anticipation. I truly read and loved the book!
bookshelfsentinel More than 1 year ago
Ok, yes it was not a long book, so this was a big challenge, but why not, I picked up a lot more the second time. I loved the J and S sections and wish there was more, when is the wedding? The book was cool, ready for more....
bloodbookbanquet More than 1 year ago
I hope I am one of the first to own and review the actual book here. I was in love with every page, Jack and Sky are together at last, bliss is on the hunt, and every moment was what I hoped for....
librachic More than 1 year ago
The novel shifts perceptive from Schuyler to Mimi who is the new regent to Deming angel of mercy,Schuyler and Jack have been kept on a yacht for long enough and have formulated a plan for escaping from the Contessa's venators,they do escape but are separated as they have to swim,Schuyler meets Ghedi,the one who gives them their rescue boat and Jack and her realize that meeting him was no coincidence,Ghedi is connected to the keepers of the Gate of Promise and thorough the trip Schuyler and Jack are ambushed by locals but they are actually looking for one of the local's daughter who has been kidnapped,Schuyler uses the Glom to find MariElena but upon arrival they both realize that the cave does not hold the gate and is an illusion,the plot shifts to New York and Mimi is getting used to her new title as regent,she receives a video that exposes Blue Bloods and she takes it very seriously calling in venators,the conspiracy and even Conduit Oliver Perry,A blue blood is kidnapped and drastic measures are taken but Victoria dies still,Deming Chen is brought in to the case and soon another person is taken after deming spends time with Victoria's friends,she figures everything out or so she thinks Paul tells her that Victoria and Stuart actually asked him to organize the hoax and everything checks out at first till Stuart's ashes are found at the airport where he and Victoria are alleged to fly off,Demimg does a deathwalk and finds Paul in the Glom,He tells her everything,How he was never chosen as a familiar during parties and how he is a half demon and so Deming kills him even though she felt a connection to him and actually performed caermonia on him.Mysteries are solved but new mysteries spring up from the ground,all in Deming still has to find the remaining enmortals and the Lennox brothers join her,all the days work for Blue Bloods.Great read and I devoured it in a day,Recommended for all Blue blood readers and can't wait for next installment.
Kady More than 1 year ago
Book 5 in Melissa de la Cruz's Blood Bloods series does not disappoint! Her vivid storytelling and continuous character growth and development helps make Misguided Angel an amazing edition to this already fantastic book series. Broken up into three parts and focusing on Sky, Mimi, and new kid on the block Deming Chen, this book keeps you interested from page one. You get to follow Jack and Sky on their quest of finding more gates to finish her grandfather's work, and you also get to see how things are panning out in New York with Mimi at the helm of things. The intricate plot development and growing background story of the blue blood population gets you so lost into the world Melissa creates. It makes it very hard to read the last page because you just don't want it to end. Book 6 seems like too long of a wait!
lordofbooks More than 1 year ago
Very captivating. It's one of my fav series. Truly amazing!
Kay92 More than 1 year ago
does anyone know if this is the last book in the series? first of all, i love this series. i bought one, read it in a day, went home and ordered the other 3 online. i finished those within a few days. i have been waiting for this book for what seems like forever. seeing as how this book is about to come out, i reread the books and fell in love with them all over again. i highly reccomend this series. it is interesting the way Cruz involves history and it makes it all the better :) read it, love it.
BooksWithBite More than 1 year ago
My. Goodness. This book had my heart racing fast. It was so good, I devouring it in one sitting. And yet I am not satisfied. So many things happen and I just want to know what the deal is!! This book was written in four parts. First was Schyuler and Jack, then Mimi, Deming Chen and then a unknown point of view. Ok first off, Jack and Schuyler. It was so romantic. I love the fierce love and protectiveness of them. They fought to stay togeher no matter what. Many things were unveiled leaving many unanswered questions. Like who was Marielena? Why was Ghendi helping them? How did he know who they were and who the priest was? Like many of her books, I was hooked and kept on reading. Mimi. She was angry. She wanted revenge. But before she could have that she had to figure out why vampire were going missing. She enlist the help Oliver with the conduits and boy do things go off there! (I'm just saying... that was unexpected!!) Deming. She was a new character listed to help figure out what was happening to the blue bloods. While on duty, she figures out everything and OMG!!! I was bouncing in my seat! I couldn't believe the secrets that were spilled! What was happening to the blue bloods was just WOW! The unkown pov was just closing it all up. But it nothing but left me hanging with my mouth gaping open. Seriously people!!! I need way more than that. Like, perhaps the next book???
ellenrobertsreader More than 1 year ago
I was able to purchase my copy last night and I finished this evening. It was wonderful to see the story continue, I love the progress I love J and S. Please let it never end, perhaps unlike others I am around for the ride as long as it lasts. I loved every moment. Keep it coming!
TeensReadToo More than 1 year ago
Jack and Schuyler fled to Europe to fulfill Schuyler's mission. At the moment, they're on the run, as Jack chose Schuyler in an unprecedented affair. While they have their romance, they also have death threats looming over their heads. Mimi is angry - really angry. Mimi's the interim leader of the Blue Bloods for the time being. She's downplaying her role during school, but she's responsible for their survival. When a homemade movie leaks, signaling the kidnapping of one vampire, Mimi's in trouble. The video, taken at a party, threatens to burn the vampire alive - in front of the human world. Mimi knows she needs to find this girl quickly and hush up the vampire rumors in the human world. Not only does she need to save this girl's life, but she needs to save her own spot as leader among the Blue Bloods. It's not easy saving the world while heartbroken. Most people assume she's upset over Jack's betrayal. She's not. She's heartbroken over losing Kingsley. Meanwhile, she calls in the big guns to help solve the mystery of the abduction: Deming Chen. Deming infiltrates the popular group of vampires who were at the party to start nosing around and asking questions. Between herself, Oliver, and Deming, Mimi hopes to uncover the mystery before they run out of time. MISGUIDED ANGEL is the fifth book in the addicting BLUE BLOODS series featuring love and heartbreak, friendship and betrayal, new friendships formed, new secrets discovered, and old secrets shared. As usual, the ending leaves you breathless and eagerly awaiting the next installment.