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Chain of Secrets

(The Fall of the Altairan Empire #8)

4.20  ·  Rating details ·  10 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Dace believes Tayvis is dead, so when Lowell sends her to her homeworld to start a civil war, she doesn't care if she survives or not. But as she struggles through the tangle of deceit, betrayal, and lies of the rebellion and the crushing oppression of the government and startling revelations about her own past, Dace finds she does want to live. At least long enough to see ...more
Paperback, 364 pages
Published May 9th 2014 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform (first published April 28th 2014)
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Jun 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Every book in this series has just sucked me in. I love how the author slowly unravels the story throughout the series, connecting points here or there to make everything come together. Nothing is rushed and this far along in the series the characters are well developed. This was a long book but I felt disappointed when it ended. Lucky for me there are a couple more books in the series yet. This book sees Dace returning to Tivor, her home planet. It was great getting to find out a little more ab ...more
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Jul 14, 2014 rated it liked it

I've really enjoyed this series so far, but this episode had too many "But what about...?" moments for me to wholeheartedly enjoy it. I had hoped that Dace's return to Tivor would be a bigger and better adventure than any yet. Unfortunately, it's less interesting to watch Dace being shuffled around and mistreated by every group she falls in with when she doesn't care enough to react anymore. And the biggest "secret" of all was so facepalmy that I actually cringed. There are some good bits in thi
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