Lady Knight: Book 4 of the Protector of the Small Quartet (Google eBook)

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Random House Children's Books, Dec 18, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 464 pages
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Kel has finally achieved her lifelong dream of being a knight. But it’s not turning out as she imagined at all. She is torn between a duty she has sworn to uphold and a quest that she feels could turn the tide of war. . . .
“Unrelentingly realistic in its depiction of the horrors of war . . . Pierce provides exquisite details of the weaponry, topography, and culture of her world, and her control of a voluminous cast of characters is masterful.”
—VOYA


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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

The Protector of the Small series is a high fantasy YA yarn set in Pierce's imaginary world of Tortall. Throughout the series we watched Keladry grow up. When we first met her as a little girl in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Capnrandm - LibraryThing

The first and last books in this series are the most notable (though the interim books are great as well). I love how Kel's story doesn't tie up all the loose ends. Read full review

Contents

Storm Vlarnings
3
Tobe
23
Long Cold Road
49
Kel Takes Command
75
Clerks
101
Defense Plans
124
Tirrsmont Refugees
140
First Defense
160
Renegade
249
Friends
270
Vassa Crossing
285
Enemy Territory 307
302
Opportunities 329
327
The Gall ms Lair 361
384
Epilogue
405
Cast of Characters
411

Mastiff
183
Nlap of Haven
193
The Refugees Fight
203
Shattered Sanctuary
225
Glossary
417
Notes and Acknowledgments
428
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About the author (2007)

Author Tamora Pierce was born in South Connellsville, Pennsylvania on December 13, 1954. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Her first book, Alanna: The First Adventure, was published in 1983 and she became a full-time author in 1992. She writes fantasy books, mainly involving young heroines, for young adults. She is the author of numerous series including Song of the Lioness; The Immortals; Circle of Magic; Protector of the Small; The Circle Opens; Daughter of the Lioness; The Circle Reforged; and Beka Cooper.

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