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Defiant: Towers Trilogy Book Two Paperback – May 12, 2015

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Book 2 of 3: Towers Trilogy

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Editorial Reviews


"Impossible to put down! Sumner-Smith has outdone herself in this thrilling sequel with higher stakes, darker magic, and a bond of friendship that proves unbreakable--even in the face of war. Readers will be desperate for the conclusion!"
- Jessica Leake, author of Arcana

"In this inventive second Towers Trilogy fantasy (following Radiant), Sumner-Smith delves deeper into the dark, destructive magic that is making protagonist Xhea's life a living hell ... New readers will struggle to catch up, but returning fans will appreciate that Sumner-Smith has done a fine job of setting up the final good vs. evil, rich vs. poor magical showdown."
- Publishers Weekly

"Defiant is a compelling novel of character. Once I picked it up, I couldn't put it down again, to such a degree that I walked to the train station still reading. ... Tight, tense, and effortlessly readable, its climax is a thing of nail-biting intensity, and it ends with revelations, and more change to come. I can recommend it wholeheartedly--and I'm really looking forward to reading book three."
- Tor.com

About the Author

Karina Sumner-Smith is a Canadian author of fantasy, science fiction, and young adult. She is the author of Radiant: Towers Trilogy Book One. Her short fiction has appeared in The Living Dead 2, The Best Horror of the Year Volume Three, and Children of Magic, among others. Her short stories have been reprinted in a number of Best of the Year anthologies, nominated for the Nebula Award, and have been translated into Czech and Spanish. She lives in Ontario.

Product details

  • Item Weight : 1.09 pounds
  • Paperback : 400 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9781940456263
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1940456263
  • Product Dimensions : 6 x 1.1 x 9 inches
  • Publisher : Talos (May 12, 2015)
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : 1940456266
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.0 out of 5 stars 42 ratings
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