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C.J. Redwine loves fairy tales, Harry Potter, and any movie starring Johnny Depp. She is the author of the Defiance trilogy, a post-apocalyptic fantasy from Balzer + Bray. C.J. lives in Nashville with her husband and children. If the novel writing gig ever falls through, she’ll join the Avengers and wear a cape to work every day. To learn more about C.J., visit her website at www.cjredwine.com

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C.J. Redwine I do! It's currently code-named fairy tale project. We haven't made any official announcements yet, so I can't tell you more than that, but hopefully…moreI do! It's currently code-named fairy tale project. We haven't made any official announcements yet, so I can't tell you more than that, but hopefully I'll be able to give more info soon. :)(less)
C.J. Redwine My #fairytaleproject is written in 3rd person, but we have the POVs of the fugitive princess, the playboy-turned-desperate prince, and the evil queen.…moreMy #fairytaleproject is written in 3rd person, but we have the POVs of the fugitive princess, the playboy-turned-desperate prince, and the evil queen. It's been so much fun exploring the story from the angles of the three characters who have the most at stake!

Here's a teaser from a scene between the princess and her mentor:

“I know you wouldn’t steal from a villager, and we’re out of coin.” He stepped back from her and bent to unknot the rope that tied the mouth of the bag shut. “I also know you’re smart and cunning. If anyone is capable of finding a stash of food this close to winter, it’s you, but I can’t think of where you could find so much unless you …”

The bag opened to reveal loaves of bread, bags of dried huckleberries and green tomatoes, a sack of beans, and a generous handful of shiny red apples.

“Robbed the queen’s garrison.” Lorelai finished Gabril’s sentence and braced herself.

“And the fire?” Gabril’s voice was the kind of quiet that usually meant Lorelai was about to be assigned hours of calisthenics, archery practice, and chores.

“I set it myself.”

“You robbed the queen’s garrison and then burned it down?” His voice rose.

“Not *all* of it. Plenty of buildings were undamaged.”
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This book is captivating, unique, devastating, heartbreaking, and utterly brilliant. I couldn't put it down. The heroine has such a vivid, interesting voice, and the premise is fascinating. But what really takes this book into 5 star territory ar
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“It’s probably my job to tell you life isn’t fair, but I figure you already know that. So instead, I’ll tell you that hope is precious, and you’re right not to give up.”
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“Silent acquiescence in the face of tyranny is no better than outright agreement.”
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message 7: by Sara (last edited Oct 08, 2013 11:52AM)

Sara I just finished Deception and I can not wait for the next book!! Deception was, hands down, one of the best sequels I've ever read. It suffered none of the second book blues and it didn't get political and boring. You are amazing and I'm a fan for life!! Any idea when the next book is going to be out? I feel like I need to preorder it today ;)


message 6: by Amber

Amber Thanks for being a friend, Ms. C.J. ! I cannot wait to check out Defiance. I'll be getting it for my birthday coming up. My mom wants to read it too and it looks to be an interesting read. Have a great day and happy reading. Amber from TN


Eugenia (Genie In A Book) Thank you for accepting my friend request :)
I look forward to reading and discovering more of your work - Defiance and Deception look amazing!
Best wishes for more books in the future,
Genie


Ankita Thank you so much for this wonderful ARC Mega Giveaway. Fingers crossed. I loved Defiance. Cannot wait to read deception :) The cover is so gorgeous and dark n mysterious.


Beth  (Curling Up With A Good Book) I just absolutely cant wait till Deception comes out!!!! So looking forward to it!


Sangria Thanks for your friendship, C.J.!
I can't wait to read your books! :)


♥Kel I cannot wait for Defiance, it sounds amazing and the type of book a lot of people would want to read :) i'm so excited!


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