The Demon Trapper's Daughter

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The Demon Trapper's Daughter

By Jana Oliver

Griffin, Paperback, 9780312614782, 355pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2011

Description

"The Demon Trapper's Daughter" is the first novel in Jana Oliver's Demon Trappers a spellbinding young adult fantasy series. Riley Blackthorne just needs a chance to prove herself and that's exactly what the demons are counting on

Seventeen-year-old Riley, the only daughter of legendary Demon Trapper Paul Blackthorne, has always dreamed of following in her father's footsteps. The good news is, with human society seriously disrupted by economic upheaval and Lucifer increasing the number of demons in all major cities, Atlanta's local Trappers' Guild needs all the help they can get even from a girl. When she's not keeping up with her homework or trying to manage her growing crush on fellow apprentice, Simon, Riley's out saving distressed citizens from foul-mouthed little devils Grade One Hellspawn only, of course, per the strict rules of the Guild. Life's about as normal as can be for the average demon-trapping teen.

But then a Grade Five Geo-Fiend crashes Riley's routine assignment at a library, jeopardizing her life and her chosen livelihood. And, as if that wasn't bad enough, sudden tragedy strikes the Trappers' Guild, spinning Riley down a more dangerous path than she ever could have imagined. As her whole world crashes down around her, who can Riley trust with her heart and her life?



About the Author
Jana Oliver is the award-winning author of the young adult urban fantasy series Demon Trappers, including "Soul Thief." She is also the author of the Time Rovers series. She's happiest when she's researching outlandish urban legends, wandering around old cemeteries and dreaming up new stories. An Iowa native, she lives in Atlanta, GA.


Praise For The Demon Trapper's Daughter

"Devilishly clever and totally unique."—P.C. Cast, bestselling author of the House of Night series "Riley Blackthorne is all heart and no nonsense! She will no doubt join the ranks of the toughest, smartest urban fantasy heroines of all ages."—Jeri Smith-Ready, award-winning author of Shade and Shift  "Readers will delight in the novelty and eagerly await the next book in this proposed series."—Booklist "With a strong female heroine, a fascinating setting, and a complex, thrill-soaked story, this series is off to a strong start."—Publishers Weekly "...interesting characters and a detailed world."—Kirkus Reviews