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The Shamer's Daughter

The Shamer Chronicles Shamer Chronicles

Lene Kaaberbol

Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks

"I gobbled it up!"--Tamora Pierce Dina has unwillingly inherited her mother's gift: the ability to elicit shamed confessions simply by looking into someone's eyes. To Dina, however, these powers are not a gift but a curse. Surrounded by fear and hostility, she longs for simple friendship.
But when her mother is called to Dunark Castle to uncover the truth about a bloody triple murder, Dina must come to terms with her power--or let her mother fall prey to the vicious and revolting dragons of Dunark.

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Chapter One: "The Shamer's Brat"

Strictly speaking, it wasn't really Cilla's fault that I was bitten by a dragon. It was probably sheer coincidence that she decided to throw a bucket of whey in my face on the very day the man from Dunark came. But every time my arm hurts...every time I miss Cherry Tree Cottage and the pear trees and the chickens we had...I get mad at Cilla all over again.

Cilla was the miller's daughter, the only girl in a brood of six. Maybe that was the reason why she had become such a pain. Every time Cilla wanted something, a slice of honey-bread, a silk ribbon,
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"Dina's courage and resourcefulness . . . will appeal to fans of Tamora Pierce's work."--School Library Journal

"This first book in the Shamer Chronicles is a page-turner; readers will eagerly await the next episode." --Booklist
"Dina's courage and resourcefulness . . . will appeal to fans of Tamora Pierce's work."--School Library Journal

"This first book in the Shamer Chronicles is a page-turner; readers will eagerly await the next episode." --Booklist

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The Shamer's Daughter

The Shamer Chronicles

Lene Kaaberbol

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