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Paula accompanies her merchant father on a trading voyage to Istanbul. They are on a special mission to purchase a most rare artifact--a gift from the ancient goddess Cybele to her pagan cult. But it soon becomes clear they may be playing a dangerous game.

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Juliet Marillier is the author of several highly popular fantasy novels for adults. She is also the author of the teen novel Wildwood Dancing. She lives in Australia.

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Christin, August 9, 2012 (view all comments by Christin)
This is the sequel to ’Wildwood Dancing,' which I also loved. In this one, the second youngest sister, Paula, accompanies her merchant father on a business trip to Istanbul. Her father’s secretary falls ill and as a scholar, Paula is the best person to fill his shoes. They were hired by a collector of artifacts to buy something called Cybele’s Gift that would be going up for sale in secret. Paula, her bodyguard Stoyan, and a former pirate named Duarte get mixed up in a big mystery and end up going on a quest to return the artifact to a secret community of Cybele’s worshippers.

This book was awesome! It didn’t have quite the breakneck pace that the first book had, but I still couldn’t stop reading it all the same. It’s more of a mystery than the first book, especially in the first half. But it’s got all the same fairytale quest goodness that I loved in the first one, so I’m happy. And it seemed to be open-ended enough for a sequel (maybe starring baby sister Stela?), which makes me hopeful. Cute book, loved it!
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ISBN:
9780553494860
Author:
Marillier, Juliet
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Family - Siblings
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110231
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TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.17 x 6.1 x .97 in .745 lb
Age Level:
from 12

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