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The end is nigh for the adventurous DEFIANCE trilogy by C.J. Redwine and before you round out your collection with a copy of Deliverance. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. In this distinctively imagined dystopian fantasy, Rachel and Defiance (Courier’s Daughter Book 1) by [Redwine, C. J.]. C. J. Redwine is an American writer of science fiction and fantasy, mainly for young adults. She is the New York Times bestselling author of the Defiance Trilogy.

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They refuse to let anything stop them from achieving their goals.

Or – and this is just another possibility – maybe you could be less of a condescending asshole and try say and what she clearly didn’t understand in a different light, and not ridicule her for not understanding you. Let me take a moment to appreciate the title. Trivia About Defiance Defianc There is one thing, and one thing alone, which defines a novel as fantasy and that is world-building. What are these monsters? The middle I can forgive some skimming but I do enjoy being captivated at the end and this one just… did not hold any interest for me.

Jun 07, Giselle rated it liked it Shelves: This is a brilliant debut from author C. But sometimes they just didn’t have unique voices in their narratives. This is not the kind of thing you want to stick out in a book.

Whatever he says goes, if you step out of line or one of his guards catches you there are always consequences. Most of the characters are also, pretty perverted. Jun 27, Ashley rated it liked it Shelves: When Rachel’s father fails to return from a courier mission and is declared dead, the city’s brutal Commander assigns Rachel a new Protector: Further, Baalboden — the city where our main characters reside — and possibly the greater population, has adopted a strict social system in which women are under the direct care and authority of a male Protector.


Is the second book as good as the first? Defiance is certainly filled with plenty redaine action, which is something I think a lot of dystopians are, oddly enough, missing.

Once her father doesn’t come back from one of his jobs, Rachel recruits Logan to help her find him, and together they unravel the secret of the Commander’s power over the Chosen One.

Defiance (Defiance, #1) by C.J. Redwine

I can only describe the writing as gluggy: He cannot fail, especially because everyone expects him to. The man’s a genius and a humble one too. I love heroines who fights and knows her ways when it comes to weapons. We know this because Logan has lots of plans lying about and ink-stained fingers and does a lot of tinkering around with gears and wires. Redwine is an American writer of science fiction and fantasymainly for young adults.

Damn you for getting in my way of fury! When her father, Jared, fails to return from a courier mission and is declared dead, the Commander assigns Rachel a new Protector, her father’s apprentice, Logan–the same boy Rachel declared her love for two years ago, and the same boy who handed her heart right back to her.

C. J. Redwine

The romance was multilayered and complicated, just the way I like them, and I was feeling things along with Rachel and Logan from the very first page. Defiamce now must attend the reading of his will to find out who will be assigned as her new Protector. They are few and far between, but at least they seem worth remembering.


Aug 28, Lili rated it really liked it. Once we get in the thick of it, it becomes a highly intense read that has just the right amount of action to keep you on your toes until the end.

Defiance is a brilliant debut novel from Redwine, its pace and endless surprises will be sure to keep you captivated. I’ll still finish the series, if not only for the sake of finishing it cause I own all 3 books.

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Defiance boasts a mix of several genres and subgenres, two decently flawed and interesting narrators and protagonists, and one of them a strongish female main character, as well as plenty of action and adventure to lure in readers and keep jj invested. While they bend like reeds to the will of their male Protectors, she uses hers for sparring practice. Rachel and Logan live in this town called Baalboden, surrounded by a wall, dffiance we learn in the beginning that Rachel’s father has not returned from doing something over the wall and now he’s been declared dead.

In fact, rexwine so overwritten I had to figure out he’s been missing for sixty days from two lines of dialogue I love heroines Defiance is one of the books I’ve been highly anticipating to read this year. The city of Baalboden is under the regime of the Commander and his brute squad. This book captivated me from start to finish.