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The Realms of the Gods

The main character is a young girl named Daine. She is homeless as well as an outcast in society. At the tender age of thirteen, she is without a mother, doesn't know who her father is, and has no relatives to take her in. Her only companion is her horse, Cloud. She has an unusual ability to get a long with animals, they hear her, obey her, and some can even talk with her. Daine gets word of a job and goes to offer her services. The woman she begins to work for, Onua, is a horse handler who helps Daine realize the potential of her knack with animals.

Terrier

The world Beka Cooper world in her 16 year’s was full feel for adventures. Unfortunately, around her there are a lot of thieves, beggars, taverns, and the lowest of the low. That is, because she is going to work in a police and she is a trainee for the Provost's Guard—a rookie cop, in a world where a cop makes her own name based on her personality, her attitude toward money, and her love of the law. Beka means to prove that she is out to make her mark in this hard and physical world.


The Power in the Storm

With the defenses of Winding Circle Temple seriously weakened by an earthquake, Tris and her fellow mages-in-training try to join their different magic powers to protect the Winding Circle community from a pirate attack.

The Healing in the Vine

Briar, whose magic lies in the realm of plants, finds that a dear friend is suffering from a mysterious illness. Briar and his fellow mages-in-training must bind their magic together to save the person Briar loves best.

The Fire in the Forging

In the third volume of Tamora Pierce's critically acclaimed quartet, the heroine Daja uses her magic to help the great leader Firetamer protect the land. When Firetamer is killed, Daja is the Trader people's last hope.

Magic Steps

Four years after we last saw the young mages Sandry, Tris, Daja, and Briar in the Circle of Magic quartet, Sandry is back. Now 14 years old, she is helping her great-uncle, Duke Vedris IV, ruler of Emelan, recover after a heart attack. But there's no rest for the weary mage. A mysterious murderer is afoot, and it quickly becomes clear that Sandry and her reluctant young protégé, Pasco, are the only ones who can stop the killings. Unfortunately, Pasco comes from a long line of harriers, or provost's guards, and his burly family does not think highly of a boy who dances magical spells.

Bloodhound

Rebakah Cooper is finally a full member of the Provost's Guard and has her own partner with whom she patrols the streets of the Lower City of Corus. But she seems to have bad luck with her partners as the last one, the fourth, just asked for a reassignment. Thus Beka is back with her old training partners Clara Goodwin and Matthias Tunstall again. Shortly afterwards Beka rescues the scent houndAchoo from being maltreated by her present handler, Ercole Hempstead. On top of all bread prices are rising because there are rumors that the crops that year are bad. This eventually leads to theBread Riot, where Beka meets Dale Rowan and Hansevor Remy. But during the riot Tunstall is hurt, leaving him unfit for work for the next weeks. In the meantime false coins have been leaking into theTortallan moneystream and some of the senior guards and Beka have been investigating to find out where they come from.

First Test

Keladry of Mindelan is the youngest daughter of a baron whose only note is forging an alliance between Tortall and the Yamani Islands. She, however, is about to become notable in her own right–she is the first girl to try for knighthood in Tortall since Alanna the Lioness broke all the rules nearly twenty years before. Her first year of probation as a page at the palace is rife with difficulties–her training master seems to be an unfair, inflexible sexist, institutionalized bullying is the norm, and her Yamani customs, stemming from being raised in the Islands, coupled with her femaleness make her the target of practical jokes and ill-natured teasing.

Bloodhound

Rebakah Cooper is finally a full member of the Provost's Guard and has her own partner with whom she patrols the streets of the Lower City of Corus. But she seems to have bad luck with her partners as the last one, the fourth, just asked for a reassignment. Thus Beka is back with her old training partners Clara Goodwin and Matthias Tunstall again. Shortly afterwards Beka rescues the scent houndAchoo from being maltreated by her present handler, Ercole Hempstead. On top of all bread prices are rising because there are rumors that the crops that year are bad. This eventually leads to theBread Riot, where Beka meets Dale Rowan and Hansevor Remy. But during the riot Tunstall is hurt, leaving him unfit for work for the next weeks. In the meantime false coins have been leaking into theTortallan moneystream and some of the senior guards and Beka have been investigating to find out where they come from.

Young Warriors

This gutsy collection of 15 original short stories compiled by bestselling author Tamora Pierce and anthologist-author Josepha Sherman answers this question with thought, heart, a lot of variety, and an occasional wink. Contributors include some of today’s most-beloved fantasy and sciencefiction authors: Tamora Pierce, Holly Black, Pamela Service, Margaret Mahy, Bruce Holland Rogers, Mike Resnick, Brent Hartinger, and more.

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