THE EXILE by C.T. Adams

THE EXILE

From the "The Fae" series, volume 1
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KIRKUS REVIEW

A fast-paced fantasy about a half-faerie, half-human girl struggling to figure out which world she really belongs in.

Everything is going fine for Brianna Hai—maybe a little boring, but fine—until a dangerous blonde attacks her magic shop, throwing her right back into the messy politics of Faerie, the exact mess she was most hoping to avoid. And it’s not just Brianna who’s being pulled into the land of the Sidhe. Her shop’s assistant manager, David, and his very attractive brother, Nick, get caught up in the mess, too, when a flock of venomous flying doxies attack, forcing them all to cross over into Faerie and face the false friends and outright enemies who await them there. From the moment they do, the plot rockets along, forcing Brianna toward a confrontation with her father, who happens to be the king of the Sidhe, and her destiny. There’s danger in Faerie, but it never quite feels like a real threat to our heroine, who keeps herself “fighting fit” enough that she’s ready to duel even in the middle of a dinner party. In a book in which nearly every character is stunningly attractive, it’s hard to believe anyone’s gleaming hair will really get mussed. As a result, the plot speeds almost too quickly toward its cliffhanger conclusion.

It's not exactly deep, but this book (the first in a planned series) will entertain readers looking for a fun fantasy that mixes adventure with just a bit of romance.

Pub Date: March 10th, 2015
ISBN: 978-0-7653-3687-3
Page count: 352pp
Publisher: Tor
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Jan. 15th, 2015




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