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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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Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it 3 months ago
I loved the style of this story. It's very artificially told as a campfire tale, by an omnipotent narrator who keeps weaving all over the place. It's going for charming, and it hits it right now the nose. I think my favourite part was how little the narrator cared about a sense of place (people take...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it 5 months 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 3 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...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
I hate it when reviewers start their reviews with 'I wanted to like this book, but...' so I'm not going to do that. What I am going to do is flag up that (despite it not being marketed as such) that this is a sequel to The Best of all Possible Worlds and that anyone reading it is going to struggle t...
grumps
grumps rated it 3 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...
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