Jul. 31st, 2012

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For the August 2012 theme, I decided to go with books that have the format: "The ----'s Daughter". I've seen a lot of these books and they always sound so interesting.

The Demon Trapper's Daughter by Jane Oliver - In 2018 Atlanta, Georgia, after a demon threatens seventeen-year-old Riley Blackthorne's life and murders her father, a legendary demon trapper to whom she was apprenticed, her father's partner, Beck, steps in to care for her, knowing she hates him.

The Glass Maker's Daughter by V. Briceland - Sixteen-year-old Risa's disappointment over an unprecedented event is devastating, but the evil and destruction that follows the king's death show her that the god and goddess have special need of her talents and those of her new, lower-class friends.

The Light Bearer's Daughter by O. R. Melling - In exchange for the granting of her heart's desire, twelve-year-old Dana agrees to make an arduous journey to Lugnaquillia through the land of Faerie in order to warn King Lugh, second in command to the High King, that an evil destroyer has entered the Mountain Kingdom.

The Storyteller's Daughter by Cameron Dokey - A retelling of the classic tale "The Arabian Nights" in which Shahrazad agrees to marry the king and surrender her life, but uses her story telling skills to keep the king from killing her, until a treacherous plot threatens her plan.

The Tree Shepherd's Daughter by Gillian Summers - Upon the death of her mother, a Los Angeles attorney, sixteen-year-old Keelie is sent to live with her father, a woodworker at Renaissance fairs, and discovers that the odd "allergy" she has to wood is actually powerful earth magic that she must learn to control.

The Musician's Daughter by Susanne Emily Dunlap - In eighteenth-century Vienna, Austria, fifteen-year-old Theresa seeks a way to help her mother and brother financially while investigating the murder of her father, a renowned violinist in Haydn's orchestra at the court of Prince Esterhazy, after his body is found near a gypsy camp.

The Minister's Daughter by Julie Hearn - In 1645 in England, the daughters of the town minister successfully accuse a local healer and her granddaughter of witchcraft to conceal an out-of-wedlock pregnancy, but years later during the 1692 Salem trials their lie has unexpected repercussions.


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