By Terry Brooks
Ben vacation, mere mortal became monarch of the magic nation of Landover, has grappled with quite a few contenders for his throne, yet not anything can have ready him for the main daunting of challengers: his headstrong teenage daughter, Mistaya. after you have suspended from an unique deepest university in our global, Mistaya is set to renew her genuine education—learning sorcery from courtroom wizard Questor Thews—whether her mom and dad love it or now not. Then, horrified repulsive Landover nobleman seeks to marry her, Mistaya makes a decision that the single method to run her personal existence is to run clear of home.
So starts an eventful odyssey peppered with an impressive dragon, recalcitrant Gnomes, an inscrutable magic cat, a good-looking librarian, a sinister sorcerer, and various slender escapes as destiny attracts Landover’s intrepid princess into the thick of a secret that may placed her mettle to the test—and very likely convey the dominion to its knees.
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A Princess of Landover by Terry Brooks