Defiance

Defiance

A Strange Angels Novel

Book - 2010
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When sixteen-year-old Dru's worst fears come true and Sergej kidnaps her best friend Graves, she embarks on a suicidal rescue mission in which she will test Christophe's training and try to defeat her mother's betrayer, Anna, for good.
Publisher: New York : Razorbill, c2010
ISBN: 9781595143921
1595143920
Branch Call Number: YF SAI NVD
Characteristics: 259 p. ; 21 cm

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acupcakelol Aug 09, 2012

It wasn't up to par with the first and second. I'm quitting the series out of lost faith

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honeyheart16
May 14, 2012

haven't read it yet just ordered it but whats her full name?

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freeflyer
May 13, 2012

Wow, just wow. I can't believe this book. It was just...wow amazing. I had this one moment when I swear I was sitting right beside Dru and Graves...it was amazing!

silverforest Nov 26, 2011

fourth book in series next book is comming .

Aspiring_teacher Nov 15, 2011

If you've enjoyed the first 3 novels in the Strange Angels you will be equally gripped with suspense, especially since the last book ended as a cliff-hanger. Dru continutes her training to fight the forces of evil. I stood up late reading this, wanting to see what happens in the next page. Excellent plot development, I can't wait to read the next book

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Mahala
Jul 26, 2011

Defiance was amazing. It started out with heart-racing action and was impossible to set down. The drama, the love scenes, the vampires.....everything was crazy and addicting. If you've loved the series so far, you wont be disappointed.

A7XfoREVer28 Jul 15, 2011

I love this series - definitely worth reading! One of my favorites!

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izzyb14
Jul 02, 2011

I have just been devouring this series. Such good books, and I can't wait until the final book in the series (Reckoning) comes out this fall!!

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michwong10
Jul 01, 2011

i loved this book. read it in a night i cannot wait for reckoning

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alexandrarayanova
Jun 05, 2011

It was a little different than the rest, not in a bad way, still very good and Lili is an amazing writer.

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Mahala
Jul 26, 2011

Defiance, book 4 in the Strange Angels series, opens with a bang.
Dru is doing everything in her power to find and save her friend (oh but I want so much more) Graves from Sergej. While still dealing with the politics, training and other hassles/perks that accompany being a svetchka on the cusp of blooming.
Plus she's still trying to decrease the bad guy population.
AND figure out her feelings for Graves and Christophe.

Busy girl! But she manages to handle them all rather deftly. Gone is the wimpy whiny Dru from earlier. She is hella pissed that Sergej took Graves and will stop at almost nothing to get him back.

As much as I loathe the dreaded love triangle, I must admit Ms. St. Clair continues to handle this one rather deftly. Each has their equally strong pull with Dru.
Graves continues to be the heart of the story; even absent he is the core that keeps Dry going. (and if you want to know if, when, where, how and in what shape he shows up? I'm not telling..but to say READ IT) Christophe is her mentor, determined to hone the skills that may save her life when she faces Sergej.

The usual band of merry misfits is still around. And Dru actually gets her first female friend. I found their friendship to be quite honest and real. And it brought a nice layer to Dru we haven't seen before. And Ash? Ohhh who knew he could prove to be so complex? There is A LOT going on there, and I can't wait to see how that plays out.

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juliabrillinger
Jun 24, 2011

This book begins with Dru acting as bait. It doesn't go as planned, and she ends up getting into a fight with some suckers. Luckily, she gets away alive and even kills one of them. For a book that begins with a lot of action, it was kind of slow overall. Stuff happened, but a lot of it just didn't feel extremely important. Also, Christophe was kind of a douche for most of it. I can't decide whether he's just kind of annoying some of the time, or if I straight out hate him but one thing's for sure: I am most definitely team Graves. See My full review here: http://throughthebookvine.blogspot.com/2011/05/defiance.html

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