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Publisher's Summary

Bloomsbury presents Defy the Night by Brigid Kemmerer, read by Christopher Ragland and Lexie McDougall.

A spark of rebellion is all it takes to defy the night.

In a kingdom where sickness stalks the streets and only the richest can afford a cure, King Harristan and his brother, Prince Corrick , are forced to rule with an iron fist.

Tessa Cade is a masked outlaw marked for death, but she likes it that way. Together with the mysterious, handsome Weston, she robs from the rich to help the poor, distributing food and medicine to those who need it most.

As it becomes clear that the only way to save her people is to assassinate the king, Tessa must face a deadly mission that will take her to the dark heart of the kingdom...and force her to work with the very people she intended to destroy.

From New York Times best-selling author Brigid Kemmerer comes a brand-new blockbuster fantasy series about a corrupt kingdom, a star-crossed romance and a girl who will do anything for justice.

©2021 Brigid Kemmerer (P)2021 Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Critic Reviews

"Defy the Night is a twisty, edge-of-your-seat fantasy that has it all - outlaws, court intrigue, rebellions and romance. Addicting from page one!" (Jennifer L. Armentrout, number one New York Times best-selling author)

"A captivating combination of thrilling adventure, swoon-worthy romance and royal intrigue, Defy the Night is everything I crave in a fantasy romance." (Stephanie Garber, number one New York Times best-selling author of the Caraval series)

"Brigid Kemmerer has woven her compelling heroine into a kinetic tale of the tension between duty, love and trust" (Cassandra Clare, number one New York Times best-selling author of The Last Hours)

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  • 16-12-21

Defy the Night - Review

After starting this book back in August after having won an advanced reader copy. I can finally say I have finished another fantasy masterpiece from Brigid Kemmerer!

I loved everything about this story from the plot to the characters. With many twists and turns a Robin Hood vibe it was just perfect!

Highly recommend and so looking forward to the next installment! ❤️

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  • 14-11-21

Its was a good YA read but nothing special

This book had awesome Robin Hood vibes, and a lot of complex political settings. The twist was good but I didn’t like how easy it was for the author to change the description of a certain character. It is confusing at times. In saying that I did enjoy the characters but there wasn’t one that stood out.
I hope the next books go further into world-building and have deeper character growth.
The narrators were great!

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  • 19-10-21

Loved it!!

Absolutely loved it from start to finish! I was so hooked I couldn’t stop listening and the narrators is a great job!