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Subverter

(Lost Road Chronicles #2)

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4.39  ·  Rating details ·  88 ratings  ·  17 reviews
A year has passed since the Judgment of the Ungulion, and Merelin Lindon is beginning to believe she will never return to the world she loved. But when she begins to suffer from strange visions of a life and a love she left behind, visions that grow darker and harsher with each passing day, she comes to understand that her role in Arah Byen is far from over.

But nothing ca
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Kindle Edition, 403 pages
Published December 31st 2014 by SisterMuses (first published December 7th 2011)
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Megan Morris
May 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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As with the first book I thoroughly enjoyed Subverter, it took the series in a direction I definitely wasn’t expecting. The book is set about a year after we left off in DaLR and it doesn’t make you feel as though you missed a lot within that time span. You get to see Damian grown into a man, while also going through the “growing pains” with Merelin as struggles to realize not everything revolves around her and her needs/wants while also learning that maybe her rash c
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Christi
Jul 31, 2017 rated it liked it
love the series
Michelle Mcroberts
Feb 25, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arr, private-review
4.5 Pretty shocking for me

OK...so, after I finished Down a Lost Road, the first book in this series, I'll admit it - I was hooked...

I fell in love with the world and the characters created by J. Leigh Bralick. I love that this story accounts for the missing time in between the first book and when the action actually starts in this one, without dwelling too long and keeping me waiting for the good stuff to start.

Perhaps my favorite aspect of Ms. Bralick's telling of this story is the consistenc
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S. Usher Evans
Jun 09, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read all three books in just about one sitting, so my comments take the longer-term view.

This book was so different from the first one and I absolutely loved it. It was a bit more political, a bit more intriguing, and definitely laid the groundwork for the last book.

I loved how Merelin was so eager to return to the world and came back and found it completely changed - and herself as the political scapegoat. She thought that everything would be better once she was back there, but she finds ou
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Cecilia
Dec 30, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Merelin has changed a bit since her days in Arah Byen. But she is back, feistier and more level-headed and still deeply saddened by the loss of her beloved Yatol. This sequel is everything Book 1 promised and more. The action is more intense and the suspense is riveting. If you like Down a Lost Road, you simply love Subverter. You will be once again caught up in this strange world, where old enemies and old friends are not always what they seem, and new friends and new enemies are fascinating an ...more
Rimma
Mar 15, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I received the book for free through Goodreads First Read

I had to find first one to read. As it is not clear without reading the first in the series. even the second book can stand along with its own story, but there are so much more if you read it from the start.
I like the story and its characters, the dialogs and great and make you feel for the characters. The strong Merelin is coming back to the Ungulion to the world she loved, but nothing is there as she expected. There are new stronger en
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Amanda
Nov 03, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was excited for the sequel to come out when I read Down A Lost Road - it was one of those page turners that I couldn't put down. I wasn't disappointed with Subverter! It is such a rich story set in such an interesting setting. J. Leigh Bralick has created interesting characters and I found myself identifying with Merelin quite a bit! Again I found myself having a hard time putting the book down, and at the end I was holding my breath for the next book to come out. I would highly recommend this ...more
Chrissy
Dec 03, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: my-favs
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Mary
Jan 20, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not having read the first in the series - DOWN A LOST ROAD - I did not know what to expect. This was a mistake I feel. It took a while to catch up & I'm not sure I did fully. Will I go back to read DOWN A LOST ROAD? I think I will, I liked the style of the writing & the story was very interesting.
Carolyn
This book was amazing! I loved everything about it! The book was a wonderful addition to the last one, Down a Lost Road. I highly compliment the author for her fantastic writing! Even my friends think its wonderful. certainly a must read, even though it's not very popular.
Jim
Jan 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved this series. couldn't wait for Subverter to hit the bookshelves. I'm hoping the story continues.
Joshua Kovach
Mar 13, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
See my comments on book 3 of this series. Overall this book is a great read.
Lisa
Dec 19, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved it, brought it on Kindle yesterday morning and Finished it yesterday nite :) cant wait to see if there will be a third book in this series
Jillian
Sep 04, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Yep, pretty much how I felt about the first book...

Come on and kiss already!!
Stephanie
Jun 19, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle-books
This was better than the first book in this series. Great read and cant wait to see what the last book has in store
Jackie
Jun 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another great book. Can't wait to read Prism. She is a terrific author. A must read collection.
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Jessica
Feb 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow. A great sequel! Very intense, and that plot twist at the end was fabulous!
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J. Leigh Bralick is a fantasy author by day and an RN by night...or vice versa, depending on the day. She originally got her bachelor's in medieval history and MA in political philosophy, but decided on a career change when she realized she didn't want to teach, and no one was going to pay her exorbitant sums of money to use her learning to invent fantasy worlds. (She still holds out hope on that ...more

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Lost Road Chronicles (3 books)
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