Damia

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Transworld Publishers Limited, 1992 - 365 pages
16 Reviews
Of all the Rowan's children, Damia was the most brilliant and the one who inherited the Talent. It was obvious that she would be a Prime. As Damia grew up, her Talent became almost too strong to control, and the only solution was to send her to the planet of Deneb, to her strange grandmother.

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Review: Damia (The Tower and the Hive #2)

User Review  - Emily Taylor - Goodreads

This remains one of my favorite books, even if only for the developing love story between Damia and Afra. It deinitely loses some of the sexism of Rowan, but still remains, at its core, a space romance. Read full review

Review: Damia (The Tower and the Hive #2)

User Review  - Julie Sondra Decker - Goodreads

Damia, daughter of Jeff Raven and the Rowan, was a difficult child, now a talented adult expected to follow in her parents' footsteps. Like her mother, she is very lonely once she's assigned to her ... Read full review

About the author (1992)

Anne McCaffrey was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on April 1, 1926. She received a degree in Slavonic languages from Radcliffe College. She worked in advertising for Helena Rubenstein from 1947 to 1952. Her first publication was a short story in Science Fiction Magazine, and her first novel, Restoree, was published in 1967. She is a well-known author of over 100 books, mostly science fiction, including the Dragonriders of Pern series, the Crystal Singer series, Acorna's Children series, The Twins of Petaybee series, and Barque Cats series. She won numerous awards including the Hugo Award for Best Novella for the short story Weyr Search in 1968 and the Nebula Award for Best Novella for Dragonrider in 1969. In 2006, she was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. She has also written books under the pseudonym Jody Lynn. She died of a stroke on November 21, 2011 at the age of 85.

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