The Chronicles of Faerie: The Light-Bearer's Daughter

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Harry N. Abrams, May 1, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 304 pages
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The third book in this critically acclaimed trilogy, which "Booklist" described as shimmering with magic, myth, and romance
Dana has few memories of her mother, who disappeared when she was small. But she has always dreamed, despite her fathers discouragement, that her mother would come back one day. When her dad decides to leave Ireland and take a job across the ocean in Canada, Dana is heartbroken. How can she leave her home and the only chance of seeing her mother again? She runs away, high into the fairy mountains of Ireland. Following ancient paths, with a mysterious wolf companion at her side, Dana encounters a world of tragic enchantment and fairy romance, and discovers a great secret about herself.
With lush descriptions and rich Celtic lore, plus cameo appearances by characters from the previous books, this latest chronicle will satisfy fans of the series and entice new readers.

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User Review  - rbernard907 - LibraryThing

Though this book is not quite as good as the second one, it is definitely better then the first. Though I found it hard to get through sometimes because it was very slow in parts, I enjoyed how it all ... Read full review

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User Review  - bibifoc - LibraryThing

Read this book while on a trip to Ireland/Scotland. Didn't enjoy it as much as the previous books by Melling, but the subject matter was interesting as usual. Only wish the setting dealt more with Celtic myths. Read full review

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O.R. Melling is the award-winning author of six successful young adult novels, including the "The Chronicles of Faerie" series. She lives in Ireland and visits the U.S. and Canada often.

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