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The Empress: The Diabolic, Book 2

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Twisty space opera ups the intensity in middle volume.

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A lot of trilogies tend to sag in the middle, but this second volume takes the action and intrigue to a new level. With The Empress, author S.J. Kincaid delivers more of the political skullduggery that distinguished The Diabolic and amps up its intensity. Readers won't be able to anticipate the surprises in store, as Nemesis and Tyrus attempt to save themselves and the Empire. This is a superior space opera for teens, and readers will be breathlessly awaiting the next installment.

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