Exile

The Companion Novel to Aurelia
Written by Anne Osterlund

After surviving her sister’s attempt to assassinate her, Aurelia was banished from the kingdom by her father for her lies about her half-sister, Melony. Now she is on the run and fighting for her very survival with Robert, her father’s former spy’s son. With murderous pursuers after her, Aurelia is forced to visit many nearby villages. There, she discovers how bad things have become for her people as her father has fallen more and more under Melony’s control. Can Aurelia save her people and herself?

A suspenseful adventure for those who enjoyed the first book in this series. The characters are well-developed. The plot is well-crafted and suspenseful. The author has done a great job of creating and maintaining Aurelia’s world. Readers who like adventure, fantasy, and suspense will enjoy reading this book.

Review by Kira Moody, Friend of Olympus Jr. High
Rating: ★★★★★ (5 stars)
Interest Level: Grades 7+

Anne Osterlund – Official Website

Exile
Written by Anne Osterlund
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304 pages
Release Date: April 28, 2011
ISBN: 9780142417393 (paperback)

From the Publisher

Crown princess Aurelia is a survivor. She survived attempted assassination. She survived the king’s rejection. She survived her mother’s abandonment. And now, in exile, she must survive her kingdom-from hostile crowds to raw frontier to desert sands. But even as unknown assailants track Aurelia and expedition guide Robert, she knows what her greatest risk is: falling in love…

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