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Author Sharon Shinn
Country United States
Language English
Series Samaria series
Genre Fantasy novel
Publisher Ace Books
Publication date
Media type Print (Paperback)
Preceded by Angelica

Angel-Seeker is a fantasy novel by Sharon Shinn, published in 2004.[1] It is the fifth novel in the Samaria series. It is set shortly after Archangel.

Plot summary[edit]

Samaria is a changed land. Corrupt politicians are gone. The poor are not so destitute. The Edori are no longer slaves. Elizabeth is a young, healthy farm-girl. Tired of her lot in life, she leaves for Cedar Hills with one goal in mind. To birth the child of one of the powerful Angel beings and live in the lap of luxury for the rest of her natural life. The story also focuses on the isolated life of Rebekah, a Jansai woman and the Angel Obadiah, whom she nurses back to health after he is wounded flying over the desert.

Samaria Series[edit]

  • Archangel (Ace Books, 1997)
  • Jovah's Angel (Ace Books, 1998)
  • The Alleluia Files (Ace Books, 1999)
  • Angelica (Ace Books, 2003) Although this is the fourth novel in the Samaria series, it is set before the first book Archangel.
  • Angel-Seeker (Ace Books, 2004)


  1. ^ Bolhafner, J. Stephen, 2004, SCI-FI FANS WILL TAKE "ANGEL-SEEKER" ON FAITH, St. Louis Post-Dispatch.