Daughter of the Empire

Daughter of the Empire

Book - 1987
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Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1987
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780385233934
0385233930
Branch Call Number: F Fei
Additional Contributors: Wurts, Janny

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mammothhawk229e
Mar 24, 2017

Nice change-up of an inexperienced female fighting against frenemy old boys network & rigid ritualized system with depleted estate & limited military forces.

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finn75
Apr 21, 2014

I am new to the Fantasy genre but I really enjoyed th is book and look forward to completing the trilogy. a strong female character cleverly protects her people and her families honour int he ruthless "Game of the Council". Great read!

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happycanuck
Jul 14, 2013

Could hardly put it down. Awesome authors that I just discovered. What a treasure and lots more to read!

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ScorchingSun
Nov 22, 2009

A fantastic trilogy. A strong-willed heroine pitted against incredible odds amid a fiery setting. Well-paced action and excitement.

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cpurvis
Mar 01, 2010

Now, from the imagination of two of fantasy fiction's hottest young talents, comes an astonishing epic that takes readers into the heart of the exotic Tsurani empire, where formal courts mask deadly intrigues. Murder and magic encircle the mysterious world of Kelewan, where a valiant girl leads her followers through terror and peril - and discovers her own womanhood. She is Mara, Ruling Lady of the Acoma, who in her heroic struggles for survival must contend with powerful rival houses, strike deals with sinister rebel warriors, and forge a treaty with the enigmatic Cho-ja - a race of alien insectoids. But in order to restore the house to pre-eminence Mara must trade her heart for power as she marries the son of an enemy - all the while plotting his death. Mara's bold and desperate gamble enables her to get past assassinations and betrayal until she must confront her most dangerous foe. In his own stronghold...

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