Sylvain Reynard Books In Order

Publication Order of Gabriel Books

Gabriel's Inferno (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gabriel's Rapture (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gabriel's Redemption (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gabriel Arafta (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Florentine Books

The Prince (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Raven (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Shadow (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Sylvain Reynard is a romance novel writer renown for the Gilbert series. He first appeared the writing world as was a member of the Twilight fan-fiction community. Most writers use a pen name, he adopted the pen name Sebastien Robichaud which he abbreviated as SR. He has accomplished a feat that many authors at this age of digital information have not been. Reading any of his novels takes you through an exquisite and beautiful journey.

SR wrote as a child with a keen focus on elves, somehow he stopped when he grew into adulthood. His official writing debut was with the Gabriel’s inferno novel which became a big hit. SR is a charitable soul and an inspiration to many. Through his endeavors he is constantly highlighting charities through his social media pages. He has partnered with several other authors that strongly oppose slavery and human trafficking. He constantly writes romantic comedy as form of charity fundraiser. Through these endeavors, he has raised critical needs of a hurting world and inspired many to get involved in the charitable community.


The second book titled “The Raven” received a huge public acclaim. This saw it nominated as the Best paranormal Romance Suspense novel of 2015. The inferno was also ranked as the best teacher-student romance novel by Huffing Post. This novel saw SR be the semifinalist for Best Author in the 2012 and 2011 Goodreads Choice awards.

Sylvain Reynard has also had his novels appear on the USA Today and the New York Times Bestseller lists. Gabriel’s Redemption ranked #6 on the New York Times Bestseller list. It went ahead to became a finalist for the 2014 Goodreads Choice Award as the Best Romance.

Early books

Gabriel’s inferno

Gabriel’s inferno is the debut of the series. Gabriel is an enigmatic and brilliant professor at the University of Toronto. He successfully hides behinds an exterior mask, beneath is dark secrets of his youthful life. As an Enigmatic professor, he is a well-respected Dante specialist by day, by night he devotes himself to an unimaginable life of pleasure. He makes good use of his sophisticated charm and good looks to gratify his desires. Beneath, he is secretly tortured by his dark past and consumed by the massive belief that he is beyond any form of redemption.

An intelligent and lovely graduate student in his seminar triggers a dim memory, this could be the key to his happiness he had long thought was impossible.Gabriel meets Julianne Mitchell when she enrolls at the University of Toronto. She is a compassionate young woman still trying to rise beyond her childhood abuse and neglect. She enrolls at the university knowing that she would meet a man from her past, Gabriel. The two had shared a brief history at an important moment in their lives. While Julia’s encounter was one she can never forget, Gabriel can hardly recall what Julia knows.

The story unfolds around the connection between Gabriel and Julia and their passionate affair. Their connection seems to jeopardize his career and send him on a journey where his past and present collide. Gabriel begins to see the unconditional love as his path to his salvation, he acknowledges his selfishness in doing so. Julia too struggles with her own self-worth, she begins to trust Gabriel’s feelings toward her. Both are determined to capture the happiness that eluded them when they parted many years ago. They have to defy their own painful pasts and obstacles that threaten to keep them apart.

The Gabriel’s inferno series is a captivating and wildly passionate tale. It seeks to expose intriguing discoveries of forbidden love, redemption and sinful exploration of seduction. The tale is of one man escaping his own hell and one woman’s sensual awakening. Both try to achieve peace with the impossible, forgiveness and love.

Gabriel’s redemption

Gabriel’s redemption was the third book in the Gabriel’s series. Here, profession Gabriel Emerson had long left his position at the University of Toronto. He now embarks on a new and more fulfilling life with his long beloved Julianne. Together, he is optimistic that they can face and weather any challenge. He is also eager to become a father.

Julianne’s graduate program comes in the way, they threaten to end all of Gabriel’s plans. The pressure of becoming a student get all consuming. She is further given the honor to present an academic lecture at the University of Oxford. Gabriel is forced to confront Julianne on the subject of her presentation. Julianne is about to give a lecture on research that conflicts with his own. In oxford several individuals from their past appear, including an old friend whose intent is humiliate Julia and expose one of Gabriel’s dark secrets.

Just to try to get done with his dark sides, Gabriel sets on a quest to discover more of his biological parents. This leaves a chain of events that has startling repercussions both for him, Julianne and for the hope of ever having a family.

What you would mostly like about the series is the final chapter. The final chapter is a beautifully crafted story of the beloved couple adjusting to their life as a married couple. Their life does not always seem perfect. Sylvain Reynard displays imperfections correctly, he does not sugarcoat anything like popular romance novels do. The theme that overrides the entire story is that of love, hope and family should help to get you through anything.

Sylvain Reynard writing shows an interesting way which literature can help exploring various aspects of human condition. His novels are portrays love, faith, redemption and suffering. The stories are interesting since the characters take on a journey to a new and exciting place. Either physical or personal journey, where they grow to learn something new about himself or herself.

You will also be interested in how the writer uses aesthetic elements such as food, drink and architecture to illuminate a story and show traits of a particular character. In his writing, SR combines all of these elements to tell a story of the transformative power of goodness. Without a doubt, the series will be one of your favorite books of all time. SR’s style of writing will touch your heart, his words will make you feel enveloped in a warm loving hug.

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