Daughters

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Staff Kristi Burr

The Kingmaker's Daughter.

Historical Fiction

Spies, poison, and curses surround her…. Is there anyone she can trust? In The Kingmaker's Daughter, #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory presents a novel of conspiracy and a fight to the death for love and power at the court of Edward IV of England. The Kingmaker's Daughter is the gripping story of the daughters of the man known as the "Kingmaker," Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick: the most powerful magnate in fifteenth-c...


Daughter of smoke and bone

by Laini Taylor.

Romance, Fantasy, Action/Adventure, Paranormal

Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devil's supply of human teeth grown dangerously low. And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be caught up in a brutal otherwordly war. Meet Karou. She fills her sketchbooks with monsters that may or may not be real; she's prone to disappearing on mysterio...


The printmaker's daughter : a novel

Katherine Govier.

Historical Fiction, Multicultural Fiction

The legendary printmaker Hokusai is one of Japan's best-known artists--but the story of his daughter Oei comes to life for the first time in this vivid historical novel, combining scholarly detective work and a daring narrative that shines fresh light on issues of authorship, duty, and the tender and inscrutable bond between a father and daughter. 320 pp.


The butterfly's daughter

Mary Alice Monroe.

Multicultural Fiction

Each fall, millions of delicate, orange and black butterflies journey more than 2,000 miles from the United States and Canada to overwinter in the mountains of Mexico. The annual migration of the monarch is a phenomenal story – a miracle of instinct and survival. In The Butterfly’s Daughter, four very different women embark on a transformational voyage of self-discovery that follows the monarch’s journey from the upper Midwest t...


Madame Bovary's daughter : a novel

Linda Urbach.

Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction

Emma Bovary is one of literature's most beloved and debated heroines. But little discussed is the daughter, Berthe, that Emma left behind. Now, in an epic tale of perseverance and pluck, Urbach picks up where Flaubert left off.


The daughter of Siena

Marina Fiorato.

Romance, Historical Fiction

Amid the intrigue and danger of 18th-century Italy, a young woman becomes embroiled in romance and treachery with a rider in the Palio, the breathtaking horse race set in Siena....It' s 1729, and the Palio, a white-knuckle horse race, is soon to be held in the heart of the peerless Tuscan city of Siena. But the beauty and pageantry masks the deadly rivalry that exists among the city' s districts. Each ward, represented by an animal symbol, puts f...


Castro's daughter

David Hagberg.

Action/Adventure, Thriller

A dying Fidel Castro summons his illegitimate daughter to his bedside. Castromakes her promise to contact the legendary former Director of the CIA to helpher on a mysterious quest to find one of the fabled seven cities of Gold.


The sometimes daughter

Sherri Wood Emmons.

Chick Lit

In her compelling second novel, Emmons, the acclaimed author of "Prayers and Lies," focuses on the unbreakable tie between a daughter and her often absent mother in a novel that is sure to resonate with fans of Jodi Picoult and Luanne Rice.


The traitor's daughter

Paula Brandon.

Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Romance

Ominous signs are apparent on the Veiled Isles. The polarity of magic is wavering at its source, heralding a vast upheaval. Blissfully unaware Jianna Belandor, the beautiful, privileged daughter of a powerful Faerlonnish overlord, has only one concern: the journey to meet her prospective husband. But revolution is stirring as her own conquered people rise up against their oppressors. 432 pp.


Secret daughter

Shilpi Somaya Gowda.

Multicultural Fiction, Literary Fiction

In a tiny hut in rural India, Kavita gives birth to Asha. Unable to afford the "luxury" of raising a daughter, her husband forces Kavita to give the baby up-a decision that will haunt them both For The rest of their lives. Halfway around the globe, Somer, An American doctor, decides to adopt a child after making the wrenching discovery that she will never have one of her own. When her husband Krishnan shows her a photo of baby Asha sent to him fr...


The kitchen daughter : a novel

Jael McHenry.

Fantasy, Chick Lit

After the unexpected death of her parents, painfully shy and sheltered 26-year-old Ginny Selvaggio seeks comfort in cooking from family recipes. But the rich, peppery scent of her Nonna's soup draws an unexpected visitor into the kitchen: the ghost of Nonna herself, dead for twenty years, who appears with a cryptic warning ("do no let her…") before vanishing like steam from a cooling dish. A haunted kitchen isn't Ginny's only challenge. Her dom...