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Damia (A Tower and Hive Novel #2)

Anne McCaffrey

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Description

New York Times bestselling fantasy author Anne McCaffrey “interweaves an engrossing romance with a coming-of-age story”(Publishers Weekly) in this novel in the Tower and Hive series.

Damia is the daughter of Prime Talents The Rowan and Jeff Raven. Her own telepathic and telekinetic abilities manifested at an early age, unimaginable powers even greater than her parents’, challenging to wield much less control. As willful as her mother ever was, Damia defies her family’s attempts to tame and train her—only to bond with Afra Lyon, a Talent who serves The Rowan, and who becomes the object of her affection.
 
When she comes of age, Damia learns that a Prime of her capabilities and temperament has no time for love. Assigned to serve the farthest human colonized world from Earth, Damia leads a lonely existence until she telepathically connects with an alien presence in another galaxy—a potential threat not only to Damia, but to the love Afra wants to share with her...


Praise For Damia (A Tower and Hive Novel #2)

Praise for Damia
 
“McCaffrey interweaves an engrossing romance with a coming-of-age story as she examines the issue of responsibility in a society where survival depends on the abilities of a gifted few.”—Publishers Weekly
 
“Plenty of eccentric characters…heartwarming moments.”—Locus
 
“[A] well-crafted universe...[Damia] both refines and extends characterizations, especially in interrelationships and the use of mental powers…A winning choice for the author’s legion of fans.”—Booklist
 
“Well-written...McCaffrey has created another memorable, independent female protagonist and fully fleshed-out, secondary characters who behave in a believable manner…A superb science fiction romance.”—School Library Journal

“Anne McCaffrey has created worlds whose elements elude the imaginations of most other writers…[Damia] is a perfect example of what makes McCaffrey’s writing so much fun.”—The Globe and Mail
 
“McCaffrey’s special talent is creating sympathetic and endearing characters.”—The Toronto Star

Ace, 9780441135561, 352pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 1993



About the Author

Anne McCaffrey, one of the world’s most popular authors, is best known for her Dragonriders of Pern® series. She was the first woman to win the two top prizes for science fiction writing, the Hugo and Nebula awards. She was also given the American Library Association’s Margaret A. Edwards Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement in Young Adult Fiction, was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame, and was named a Science Fiction Writers of America Nebula Grand Master. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1926, McCaffrey relocated to Ireland in the 1970s, where she lived in a house of her own design, named Dragonhold-Underhill. She died in 2011.