If you’ve never heard a prequel teaser before, don’t worry. I made it up. Defiant a prequel because it takes place just before book one begins. At only four chapters long, it introduces you to the characters and the story, and it gives you an idea of what’s about to come, but it doesn’t wrap up at the end the way a novel does. Instead it ends on a cliffhanger, which is also called a teaser. Although Defiant takes place before book one in terms of linear time, you can read the books in any order.
Well, you’re not going to believe this. Reece Witherspoon and I picked the same book for our February book clubs. Sort of. Late last year, I came across THE MYSTERY OF MRS. CHRISTIE by Marie Benedict and was fascinated by the premise. Benedict writes historical fiction, much like Philippa Gregory,