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The Kiss of Deception: The Remnant Chronicles, Book 1

By Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

At times confusing fantasy-romance has fab princess heroine.

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age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+

Parents should read carefully (there is sex in this book)

There is sex in this book, which the reviewer missed. It is tastefully handled, but it is between Rafe and Lia, who are not married and have known each other not very long. This might be an issue for some parents. The scene is on pp. 271-272, and then confirmed by Rafe pp. 392-393.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (6 ):

Once an author in this genre sets up the against-all-odds romance, the pages fly until it's resolved; that part of THE KISS OF DECEPTION is refreshingly straightforward and enjoyable. But in the first half the author plays with her readers, trying to get them to figure out who's who: Is Kaden the prince or the assassin? What about Rafe? Guessing wrong, or not even knowing you've been lead astray, can be a bit unsettling and confusing -- but not as confusing as the religious text sprinkled throughout. It seems to point to knowledge that Princess Lia has of her destiny -- kind of -- but many pages will go by before the idea comes up again. Readers really needed a prologue to get grounded. All confusion will be forgiven, however, at the cliff-hanger ending; it promises a very exciting start to the sequel.

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