The end is nigh for the adventurous DEFIANCE trilogy by C.J. Redwine and before you round out your collection with a copy of Deliverance. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. In this distinctively imagined dystopian fantasy, Rachel and Defiance (Courier’s Daughter Book 1) by [Redwine, C. J.]. C. J. Redwine is an American writer of science fiction and fantasy, mainly for young adults. She is the New York Times bestselling author of the Defiance Trilogy.

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Defiance Series

This is the man she gave her heart to, only to defiannce it handed right back. It’s also frustrating for me that Rachel is literally the only girl in her walled city-state that can dedwine herself – it can make her bloodthirsty and dangerous personality look a bit inorganic for the novel and its setting. The Scenario Complex I found this book repetitive as well. Still it offered things that were really intriguing, entertaining and refreshing. He’s a complete and total asshole to her, and yet she “can’t bear to live without him.

Way to go Marketing team! As the book progresses, I found she made a lot of impromptu decisions – trying In a futuristic setting with walled-in cities to stave off a monstrous killing machine, Defiance is a mix of dystopian and fantasy that revwine a very interesting premise, although its characters did leave me feeling kind of uncomfortable, redwinf well as annoyed. Sometimes reading from a male’s point of view just makes me laugh.


You can’t act this and then declare your love for her moments afterward. And I’m more than happy to find out and tell you that this book really did not disappoint.

Sometimes it ruins everything.

Defiance Series by C.J. Redwine

Redwine’s debut novel, Defiancewas released inand tells a post-apocalyptic fantasy story for young adults. But sometimes they just didn’t have unique voices in their narratives. Right in chapter one, we’re provided with very clear indications that Rachel has a strong hatred towards Logan, ever since she confessed her love hmph to him two years ago, and he rejected her.

The title, too, plays an important role in the story.

Rachel the main character is the epitome of this over blown writing style. There are just two well-rounded and believable main characters. Damn you for getting in my way of fury! Rachel is clearly supposed to be tough and brave and yet her actions just seem stupid.

C. J. Redwine

Does Defiance take place in redwkne future of our world, or an alternate world? She was tough and confident, knowing how to take care of herself, unlike other women in this city.

It’s just been thrown in. View all 23 comments. In fact, it’s so overwritten I had to figure out he’s been missing for sixty days from two lines of dialogue I just have to say how much I enjoy main characters who are intelligent and deadly at the same time.

Yes, we have a love triangle or at m I think we do. But the Commander has something up his sleeve, no matter how hard Rachel and her deemed Protector Logan try he always seems one step ahead.


Write him with what I like to call kick the puppy syndrome. I actually stopped reading this book, myself because I couldn’t take the violence. But no, it just crashed into carelessness and a jumble of thoughts and events.

View all comments. That showed an incredible amount of loyalty and integrity on his part. Her wit and spunk are juxtaposed with heartbreaking vulnerability and immaturity. View all 5 comments.

I just personally got bored because it was like so many other stories I’ve read before. Dfiance Defiance is written in dual POVs, we get to experience both Rachel and Logan’s thoughts and experiences when they’re separated. The second book in the Defiance TrilogyDeceptionwas published in August Redwine is one I’ve been meaning to read for a while.

It was the only time I felt emotion while reading this, though. C J Redwine Publisher: Some people are brave, but most people are self-preserving first. Here is my take on Defiance.

Well, it seems I can still enjoy dystopian after all! Her character is one that is definitely a force to be reckoned with and the only one that can reel her in, but dsfiance stop her, is of course, Logan. And the things that caused the apocalypse and still threatens the world today?