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Take a Thief - Mercedes Lackey
Take a Thief
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Mercedes Lackey's triumphant return to the best-selling world of Valdemar, Take a Thief reveals the untold story of Skif--a popular character from Lackey's first published novel, Arrows of the Queen. Skif was an orphan who would have died from malnutrition and exposure if he had never met Deke... show more
Mercedes Lackey's triumphant return to the best-selling world of Valdemar, Take a Thief reveals the untold story of Skif--a popular character from Lackey's first published novel, Arrows of the Queen. Skif was an orphan who would have died from malnutrition and exposure if he had never met Deke the pickpocket.  By the time he was twelve, Skif was an accomplished cat burglar.  But it wasn't until he decided to steal a finely tacked-out white horse, which was, oddly enough, standing unattended in the street, that this young thief discovered that the tables could turn on him--and that he himself could be stolen!
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780756400583 (0756400589)
ASIN: 756400589
Publisher: DAW
Pages no: 435
Edition language: English
Series: Valdemar (Chronological
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Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
3.0 Take a Thief: A Novel of Valdemar
Although I do love Lackey's Valdemar, centered on the heroic Heralds and their horse-shaped magical "Companions," I don't think this is among the strongest books in that series, and if you're new to it, I'd recommend starting instead with Arrows of the Queen, the first published book within the seri...
ravenoak
ravenoak rated it
Totally enjoyed the coming of age story from one of my favorite thieves. Loved learning more about Skif and how he his world views were shaped.
Miss Clark
Miss Clark rated it
This is easily the best of the Herald/ Valdemar books I read, as Skif and Alberich are the main characters and neither do sketchy or squicky things. So, that alone puts it ahead of any of the books.Content would be mention of rape, abuse, pedophilia, prostitution, etc. So, despite the rest of the st...
La Crimson Femme
La Crimson Femme rated it
Skif is a scrappy little rascal. Reading about him trying to do better for himself gives me a nice warm fuzzy. Ms. Lackey creates another story about someone who is relegated to the dredges of society, only to overcome the stigma and make something out of themselves. The lessons of right versus w...
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