Daughter of the Siren Queen

Tricia Levenseller

Book - 2018

Alosa is the daughter of the Siren Queen, and her mission is finally complete. Not only has she recovered all three pieces of the map to a legendary hidden treasure, but the pirates who originally took her captive are now prisoners on her ship. Still unfairly attractive and unexpectedly loyal, first mate Riden is a constant distraction, but now he's under her orders. Now Alosa and her crew are in a deadly race with Vordan, the pirate king, to find the treasure.

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Genres
Action and adventure fiction
Fantasy fiction
Published
New York : Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC 2018.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Item Description
Sequel to: Daughter of the pirate king.
Physical Description
341 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN
9781250096012
1250096014
Main Author
Tricia Levenseller (author)
Review by Booklist Reviews

Teen pirate princess Alosa has delivered the final treasure map fragment to her father, pirate king Kalligan, when she discovers she is not exempt from his treachery. He has imprisoned her siren mother aboard a ship for years, and by releasing her, Alosa signs her own death warrant. Running from her father, keeping her crew alive, and racing to beat him to the treasure keep her so busy she almost misses the fact that she's falling in love with former rival Riden. Levenseller comes into her own in this sequel to Daughter of the Pirate King (2017), penning an argh-worthy blend of pirate derring-do and lively romance. The pace quickens as the pages turn, and there's information about pirate ships to lend the story a STEM element. Deadly sirens join the ranks of strong, smart females in this book, giving it a definite feminist edge. The balance tends toward romance, but beware—limbs are severed and a few characters die. Yet through it all, Levenseller keeps things humming along to an upbeat end. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

Review by School Library Journal Reviews

Gr 7 Up—The author has yet again captured the adventure, romance, and ruthless ways of the high seas in this sequel to Daughter of the Pirate King. It picks up with the story of Alosa, a half-siren, half-human princess who is captain of the Ava-lee, a ship with an almost all-women crew. The group is a hardened lot made up of top-notch fighters. It's also a very tight-knit family. Alosa has finally recovered the last piece of an ancient map that will lead her father to the ultimate treasure. When she and her crew reach her father's keep, they discover that Alosa's mother, a siren, has been held captive by her father for 18 years. Alosa was always told that her mother abandoned her. In order to free her mother, Alosa knows she will have to face her father and his fleet of 20-plus pirate ships. The book's main focus is the upcoming showdown between the betrayed daughter and her legendary cruel father. Threaded throughout is a secondary story line about the budding romance between Riden and Alosa. The protagonist refuses to give into her feelings until she realizes that Riden is the only one who can help her control the her siren side. This fast-moving adventure with strong female characters would be great for those who love a good pirate story, a touch of romance, and action-packed sword fighting. VERDICT A strong choice for fantasy fans and those who enjoyed Traci Chee's The Reader or Heidi Heilig's books.—Erin Olsen, The Brearley School, New York City Copyright 2017 School Library Journal.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

Alosa is the daughter of the Siren Queen, and her mission is finally complete. Not only has she recovered all three pieces of the map to a legendary hidden treasure, but the pirates who originally took her captive are now prisoners on her ship. Still unfairly attractive and unexpectedly loyal, first mate Riden is a constant distraction, but now he's under her orders. Now Alosa and her crew are in a deadly race with Vordan, the pirate king, to find the treasure.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

When the evil Vordan exposes a secret her father has kept for years, Alosa and her crew find themselves in a deadly race against the fearsome Pirate King to claim a legendary hidden treasure. Simultaneous eBook.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

When Vordan exposes a secret her father has kept for years, Alosa and her crew are in a deadly race against the Pirate King to claim a legendary treasure first.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

The capable, confident, and occasionally ruthless heroine of Daughter of the Pirate King is back in this action-packed sequel that promises rousing high seas adventures and the perfect dash of magic.Alosa's mission is finally complete. Not only has she recovered all three pieces of the map to a legendary hidden treasure, but the pirates who originally took her captive are now prisoners on her ship. Still unfairly attractive and unexpectedly loyal, first mate Riden is a constant distraction, but now he's under her orders. And she takes great comfort in knowing that the villainous Vordan will soon be facing her father's justice. When Vordan exposes a secret her father has kept for years, Alosa and her crew find themselves in a deadly race with the feared Pirate King. Despite the danger, Alosa knows they will recover the treasure first . . . after all, she is the daughter of the Siren Queen. In Daughter of the Siren Queen, Tricia Levenseller brings together the perfect mix of thrilling action, tense battle scenes, and a heart-pounding romance.