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Daughter of Dragons

3.86  ·  Rating Details  ·  79 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
As a child, Lathwi is outcast by her own people for her magical abilities. Instead of being eaten by the dragon to which she has been sacrificed, Lathwi becomes the protege of the intellectual Taziem. As an adult, Lathwi is banished from her foster mother's nest and forced to seek her fortune in the world of men. This quest brings her face to face with sorcery; a master of ...more
ebook, 320 pages
Published November 4th 2004 by Dragon Moon Press (first published May 1st 1998)
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Pauline Ross
I really like the premise of this one - a human child is left as a sacrifice for a dragon who decides instead to raise her with her own brood. When eventually the dragon-girl is forced to return to the human world, the resulting collision of cultures is very funny. The author has clearly thought through all the ramifications of the situation - Lathmi eats raw meat, for instance, and is ultra-strong and scarred from growing up around creatures not only much bigger than her, but equipped with vici ...more
Jul 16, 2011 Alicia rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was another free amazon book and another surprise.

I find it hard to think of fantasy being adult but this was appropriately so. First off let me tell you that there are no pretty princesses and lovely soppy moments. This can be raw and at times comical. There are descriptions of scenes that make me wonder how the hell I thought a teenager could read it.

Lathwi - one of the main characters is my favourite surprise. I know that she is a human living along dragons but I expected her to be descr
Deb Thomas
Apr 22, 2015 Deb Thomas rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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The perspective is unique and I found it quite intriguing. While "human child raised by non-human" is as old as Romulus and Remus, the idea of a child raised by a dragon still felt fresh to me. I became engaged by the protagonist early on, and her struggle to find her place in the world was brilliantly outlined by the author. For those who want military campaigns and intricately woven intrigue, this book will probably miss the mark. But, for those who just love a great story, I encourage you to ...more
Jun 28, 2013 J K rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Loved this book, brilliant heroine who's defiantly non-girly, she eats raw meat and can fight dragons barehanded. Great plot, evil incarnate vs beautiful and unapologetically catlike dragons.
Ellen Maze
My 17-yr-old daughter is reading this and said it is fantastic. I just wanted to let ya'll know, for anyone who likes dragon/human stories!
Georgina Ball
Dec 30, 2011 Georgina Ball rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was surprisingly good, very unusual theme and very well executed. Very enjoyable.
Oct 11, 2011 ObsidianCub rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Don't judge this book by its cover, much better than it looks.
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