Daughter of the Tao

Daughter of the Tao

by Lisa Mason
     
 
Sing Lin is a mooie jai, a girl sold into slavery at the age of five to a wealthy merchant in Tangrenbu, the ghetto of her people in the new country across the sea. One lucky day, while she is out shopping by herself, she meets another mooie jai, Kwai Yin, a bossy, beautiful girl two years older.

Kwai has a secret. Before she was sold into slavery, she had a

Overview

Sing Lin is a mooie jai, a girl sold into slavery at the age of five to a wealthy merchant in Tangrenbu, the ghetto of her people in the new country across the sea. One lucky day, while she is out shopping by herself, she meets another mooie jai, Kwai Yin, a bossy, beautiful girl two years older.

Kwai has a secret. Before she was sold into slavery, she had a Teacher who taught her about Tao Magic.

But Sing watches Kwai succumb to the terrifying fate of all slave girls in Tangrenbu.

Soon Sing is destined to go to the same fate. But will her invocation of Tao Magic save her?

DAUGHTER OF THE TAO was first published in Peter S. Beagle's Immortal Unicorn anthology (HarperPrism), which also included stories by Charles de Lint, Karen Joy Fowler, Robert Sheckley, and Ellen Kushner.

From the author of THE GARDEN OF ABRACADABRA, SUMMER OF LOVE, A TIME TRAVEL (A Philip K. Dick Award Finalist and San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book) THE GILDED AGE, A TIME TRAVEL (A New York Times Notable Book and New York Public Library Recommended Book), CELESTIAL GIRL (A Lily Modjeska Mystery), and STRANGE LADIES: 7 LADIES..

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014473804
Publisher:
Bast Books
Publication date:
01/26/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
920 KB

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Meet the Author

Lisa Mason is the author of ten novels, including SUMMER OF LOVE (Bantam), a San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book and Philip K. Dick Award finalist, and THE GOLDEN NINETIES (Bantam), a New York Times Notable Book and New York Public Library Recommended Book. Mason's OMNI story, TOMORROW'S CHILD is in development at Universal Studios.

Mason published her first story, “ARACHNE,” in Omni and has since published short fiction in magazines and anthologies worldwide, including Omni, Full Spectrum, Universe, Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, Unique, Transcendental Tales, Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Immortal Unicorn, Tales of the Impossible, Desire Burn, Fantastic Alice, The Shimmering Door, Hayakawa Science Fiction Magazine, Unter Die Haut, and others. Her stories have been translated into Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish.

THE GARDEN OF ABRACADABRA, Volume 1 the Abracadabra Series, Mason's big new urban fantasy, is on Nook, also offered as affordable installments THE GARDEN OF ABRACADABRA TRILOGY, Book 1: Life's Journey, Book 2: In Dark Woods, and Book 3: The Right Road.

New Nook romantic suspense titles are CELESTIAL GIRL, BOOK 1: THE HEARTLAND (A LILY MODJESKA MYSTERY) and CELESTIAL GIRL. BOOK 2: JEWEL OF THE GOLDEN WEST (A LILY MODJESKA MYSTERY). All books are on CELESTIAL GIRL, THE OMNIBUS EDITION.

The acclaimed STRANGE LADIES: 7 STORIES is on Nook

SUMMER OF LOVE, A TIME TRAVEL (the revised edition) and the sequel THE GILDED AGE, A TIME TRAVEL are on Nook.

Other previously print published titles on Nook include SHAKEN, EVERY MYSTERY UNEXPLAINED, TOMORROW'S CHILD, HUMMERS, DAUGHTER OF THE TAO, THE SIXTY-THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF HYSTERIA, and TESLA, A WORTHY OF HIS TIME, A SCREENPLAY.

Lisa Mason lives in the San Francisco Bay area with the acclaimed artist and jeweler, Tom Robinson.

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