Aly’s adventure continues. . . . No longer a slave, Alanna’s daughter is now spying as part of an underground rebellion against the colonial rulers of the Copper Isles. The people in the rebellion believe that a prophecy in which a new queen will rise up to take the throne is about to be... show more
Aly’s adventure continues. . . . No longer a slave, Alanna’s daughter is now spying as part of an underground rebellion against the colonial rulers of the Copper Isles. The people in the rebellion believe that a prophecy in which a new queen will rise up to take the throne is about to be realized. Aly is busy keeping the potential teenage queen and her younger siblings safe, while also keeping her in the dark about her future. But Aly, who is usually adept at anticipating danger and changes, is in for a few nasty surprises.New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tamora Pierce captured the imagination of readers 20 years ago with Alanna: The First Adventure. As of August 2003, she has written 21 books including three completed quartets: The Song of the Lioness, The Immortals, and The Protector of the Small, set in the fantasy realm of Tortall. She has also written the Circle of Magic and The Circle Opens quartets. The author lives in New York, NY.From the Hardcover edition.
Publish date: October 11th 2005
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 469
Edition language: English
Series: Daughter of the Lioness (#2)
Aly's adventures, first started in Tamora Pierce's Trickster's Choice, continue in this spectacular sequel. After having survived their exile to Tanair, the treachery of Prince Bronau, and the dead of winter, the Balitang family is now back in Rajmuat at the behest of the current regents. With the r...
Didn't feel there was much development of Aly's character. The relationship between her and Nawat felt a little stilted - I thought there was more of a connection with the Captain of the King's guard. Not the best book I've read by this author.
12/13 ** Best of Pierce's work. 9/9/12 ** Comfort food for the beginning of the school year. Always enjoy revisiting old friends.12/10 ** I really like this pair of books. Pierce is not afraid to explore the issues surrounding colonialism and race-based segregation. This fantasy world provides a...
I love Pierce's books, high fantasy young adult works featuring strong heroines and this is among her best set in Tortall. I loved the milleu depicted in this book, which reminded me of Indonesia somewhat. This is the second book centered on Aly, daughter of Alanna from the Lioness Quartet and I lik...
I can't believe it took me all these years to finally read about the adventures of Alanna's daughter - after all, the Lioness was one of my favorite childhood heroes! As always with Tamora Pierce, Aly is delightfully different from her other female protagonists, and the books of the duology are fill...