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Karen Lord
Karen Lord has been a physics teacher, a diplomat, a part-time soldier and an academic at various times and in various countries. She is now a writer and research consultant in Barbados. Her debut novel Redemption in Indigo won the 2008 Frank Collymore Literary Award, the 2011 William L. Crawford... show more

Karen Lord has been a physics teacher, a diplomat, a part-time soldier and an academic at various times and in various countries. She is now a writer and research consultant in Barbados. Her debut novel Redemption in Indigo won the 2008 Frank Collymore Literary Award, the 2011 William L. Crawford Award and the 2011 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature, and was nominated for the 2011 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel.
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Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it 5 years ago
If classic Star Trek fanfic sounds appealing to you then I have good news - this book reads like a Vulcan/Human love story. Lord has managed to write a regency romance masquerading as a sci-fi, and that has its own pros and cons. The structure is episodic as you follow the team on what read like awa...
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0 rated it 7 years ago
88. REDEMPTION IN INDIGO, BY KAREN LORDRecommended by Diego, who actually went as far as buying it and giving it to me, to make sure I would read it. His passion surely is commendable. I normally skip introductions and go straight to the story, but this should not be done with this book. The introdu...
grumps
grumps rated it 8 years ago
Definitely some issues with this book. The prologue was kind of a mess with its overuse of Latin and Greek, most of it unnecessary at that point, it wasn't bad. However, the book seemed almost to be missing several chapters at the beginning, wherein the characters were established. Although this inf...
Burgoo
Burgoo rated it 8 years ago
I loved The Best of All Possible Worlds, but was let down by this related work.
In the Stacks
In the Stacks rated it 10 years ago
My full review can be found at SFF Book Review. THE GOOD: A funny, light tale with every word in its place, great characters and a wonderful ending. THE BAD: The characters were somewhat distant, some side characters deserved more screen time. Plotwise a bit forgettable in the end. THE VERDICT: Re...
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