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The Exiles (Couriers, Bk 2)
The Exiles - Couriers, Bk 2
Author: Nita Abrams
A DANGEROUS DECEPTION — 1813: Napoleon's empire is starting to crumble. And the drawing rooms of Vienna hold the key to the future of Europe... — Disguised as a boy for her hazardous journey across the continent, then set upon by thieves in a dark Viennese alley, Elizabeth DeQuincy is grateful that the handsome Englishman who rescues her asks ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780821773277
ISBN-10: 0821773275
Publication Date: 6/1/2002
Pages: 382
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 15 ratings
Publisher: Zebra Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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The heroine is brave, resourceful and independent-minded, although not to the point of stubborness where she will accept no help. The implications of her choice to dress as a boy are followed through, as are the implications of other key choices by other key characters: in this world, actions and choices have consequences, in some cases, harsh consequences. The hero is extremely unhappy, and although some of the legal technicalities of how and why he is so unfortunate were a little confusing, the impact of his situation is extremely clear.

Secondary characters are extremely vivid in this book, and the villains are as interesting as the good guys. I hope we see them return as much as some of the other characters who are no doubt going to take centre stage in Abrams' third book.

The setting is Napoleonic Europe and Abrams' detailed research and keen feel for the times and the city of Vienna are key to establishing atmosphere without overpowering the drive of the plot. I found the political double dealings and tense environment compelling.
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