Dangerous Remedy

Dangerous Remedy #1

Kat Dunn

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ young adult
adventurous challenging dark medium-paced

432 pages | first published 2020

Camille, a revolutionary's daughter, leads a band of outcasts – a runaway girl, a deserter, an aristocrat in hiding. As the Battalion des Mortes they cheat death, saving those about to meet a bloody end at the blade of Madame La Guillotine. But their latest rescue is not what she seems. The girl's no aristocrat, but her dark and disturbing powers means both the Royalists and the Revolutionaries want her. But who and what is she?

In these dangerous days, no one can be trusted, everyone is to be feared. As Camille learns the truth, she's forced to choose between loyalty to those she loves and the future.

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Moods

adventurous 100%
tense 56%
emotional 52%
mysterious 44%
dark 40%
funny 24%
hopeful 20%
inspiring 16%
lighthearted 8%
sad 8%
challenging 4%

Pace

medium 48%
fast 44%
slow 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 43% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 17%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters centre-stage?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 4%

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