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The Traitor by Grace Burrowes

The Traitor - Grace Burrowes

This book and series is why I am so miserly handing out stars, I want there to be a clear distinction between 2stars (ok) and 4stars (great emotional reads). I haven't read the third in the series yet but I can already tell, I'm going to be begging for these to come out in hardback. Cherished story, cherished characters, and cherished experience.

There are a lot of wonderful reviews on this already and as I'm behind on ARCs I simply don't have the time to dedicate to writing a review I feel worthy (just short of blood and tears went into the review I wrote for the first book in the series,lol). Suffice to say, I didn't quite like this second one as much as the first; there seemed to be a weaker bond between me and the characters, the middle dragged on a wee bit, and the true villain was dispensed of in a very unsatisfactory way. However, Ms. Burrowes has written a series that is leaps and bounds ahead of a lot of her predecessors.

I will end with, there is the perceived truth, truth in lies, personal truths, the truth, and the damn truth. This series encapsulates them all and I can't wait until I can read the third book.