By Tamora Pierce
Aly’s event maintains. . . . now not a slave, Alanna’s daughter is now spying as a part of an underground uprising opposed to the colonial rulers of the Copper Isles. the folk within the uprising think prophecy within which a brand new queen will get up to take the throne is ready to be discovered. Aly is busy protecting the aptitude teenage queen and her more youthful siblings secure, whereas additionally protecting her at nighttime approximately her destiny. yet Aly, who's often adept at watching for risk and alterations, is in for a couple of nasty surprises.
New York Times and Wall highway Journal bestselling writer Tamora Pierce captured the mind's eye of readers two decades in the past with Alanna: the 1st Adventure. As of August 2003, she has written 21 books together with 3 accomplished quartets: The music of the Lioness, The Immortals, and The Protector of the Small, set within the delusion realm of Tortall. She has additionally written the Circle of Magic and The Circle Opens quartets. the writer lives in ny, NY.
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