QUISTA: Book One: Danay

· EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing
3.4
5 reviews
Ebook
360
Pages
Eligible

About this ebook

"Danay, my par'mida, you are important. One day you will see this too."

Danay is an outsider on the water planet of Uma'Three. She's too tall, too thin, she doesn't have second lungs, and the water dries out her skin to the point she has to wear a reversed wet'skn just to survive.

When her Nan'Dah gives her a coming of age bracelet on her fifteenth birthday, she knows she won't get a courtship pearl from anyone. She's happy enough when the one boy she likes mysteriously returns after being gone for a whole Turn, but she isn't surprised to discover he's more interested in her best friend. That is ... until he sees her bracelet. The braid has Danay's pet name woven into it. Par'mida: 'Precious One' her Nan'Dah says. Phillip seems to think it means something different and now he won't leave Danay's side.

Something doesn't seem right. Phillip is nervous around officials and he can't answer any of her questions. And then the Emperor's fleet arrives to perform loyalty tests. Caught in the middle and branded a traitor, Danay is swept into a secretive rebellion. When her best friend is taken by the Emperor's men, Danay will have to learn that only she has the power to save the ones she loves.

3.4
5 reviews
Third-party review
This novel is aimed at teens, a sci-fi/romance coming of age tale. The worlds were interesting with fascinating creatures inhabiting them. For the most part, I enjoyed the characters and their interactions. A fun read nevertheless.
Third-party review
The main character, Danay, is a teenage girl who has always felt like an outsider and discovers there is a very specific, classically YA reason for this, after she meets a handsome stranger named ...
Third-party review
Where is the next book???!!! This one almost hit it out of the park, but was close enough that I am ready for the next book. Some of the book was very young adult which was okay it did not turn ...

About the author

Aviva Bel'Harold writes young adult fiction: Horror, Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy, etc. — as long as the characters are young, full of life, and out for adventure. When she's writing, you'll find her curled up on a sofa with a pen and a pad of paper, surrounded by her adorable puppies. Born in Winnipeg and raised in Vancouver, Aviva Bel'Harold currently resides in Calgary with her husband, four children, and a pack of dachshunds.

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