Editorial Reviews. From Library Journal. Found in a survival pod in space by prospectors, the infant Acorna soon exhibits the ability to analyze deficiencies in . Автор: Scarborough Elizabeth, Книга: Acorna: The Unicorn Girl, Жанр: фэнтези. The vein of invention McCaffrey worked so effectively in her Pern series seems to have been exhausted. Collaborating again with Ball (after Partnership).

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Acorna’s Triumph Acorna If Amazon offers a book in a series you should be able to get the whole series if you want it, assuming its written of course.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Get to Know Us. More By and About This Author. The unicorrn are horrified by Glatt’s denial of Acorna’s alien status and insistence that their ward is a retarded, deformed human in need of specialised care, with a potential future as a menial worker in a sheltered workshop. The birl miners elect to continue working until they have an economic payload and then return to “base”, Mercantile Mining and Exploration, to whom they are contracted.

The first in a lon Synopsis When their demise is imminent, a mother and father jettison their newborn daughter from their spaceship to save her life. Margaret Ball Goodreads Author. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Books by Anne McCaffrey.

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I acotna this book rather uncorn read it because the writing utterly failed to grab my attention on all levels. Sadly, this book is just McAffrey delivers fully fleshed out characters in action-packed adventures across engaging scorna on several planets and Scarborough appealed to my intense love of languages and etemology by creating an exquisite base structure for the Linyaari language.


Explore the Home Gift Guide. But being a store that wanted to keep their merchandise moving, they actually quoted me a price for the whole collection that I could afford. Jana, Khetala KhetiChiura and other children are slaves at the Anyag mine, kept near starvation and working long hours.

Baroness Ilsfa reveals that Kisla is not the baron’s natural daughter and he kills his wife in a fit of rage, then turns the plasknife on himself, leaving Kisla instantly orphaned.

Apr 08, Celine rated it it was ok. Oct 16, Gina rated it it was ok. The search for Jana takes them to the Tondubh Glassworks, based on Chiura’s description of the ‘bad place’. Still, Acorna is so well done that I go back to it at times. Aug 30, Veronica rated it liked it. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? At this point the story got so incredibly technical, hard to follow and really just unbelievable that I stopped reading before finding out how they fixed it.

We can’t let individual concerns stand in the way of Science’. I have many of this author’s book becasue of the ability to make you see what you read. She almost succeeds in having Acorna’s horn removed as a ‘deformity’ before Judit helps the miners rescue the child. However, he has reckoned without his host and Acorna, accompanying the fleet of skimmers and medics collecting the bond-slaves.

But Acorna is not about to let that continue without a fight, and she vows to free every last child on the planet.

What exactly is this novel trying to be? Born into the ‘Acultanias, descended from the First Families of Kezdet’ and unhappily unickrn to Commodore Manjari, the baroness consoles herself with food.


But the story builds as Acorna seeks to find her way the aorna and battle the corrupt sla I am not usually one for sci-fi books, but there is the occational novel that breaks that barrer and this is one of them! One mark in its favor is that there was a very definite wry tone to the narrative, so most silliness seems intentional.

After Li has paid off the Guardians, Pal and Acorna slowly extract her history from Chiura and resolve to track down ‘Mama Jana’, who cared for Chiura in the ‘bad place’ before the Piper and Didi Badini bought her. Furthermore, she is extraordinarily smart, picking up thr quickly. There’s enough story line to keep readers going, however, even when they encounter unfamiliar plot points from previous novels.

Acorna: The Unicorn Girl

These books boil down to good vs evil. Afflicted with a degenerative disease, he lives in his mansion with a staff that includes the Kendoro siblings. A wealthy and influential shipping magnate of Kezdet, he is known in uniicorn underworld as the Piper.

I have enjoyed this series. When the character is introduced, she is ‘two years older than Jana, broad-shouldered and black-browed’ and ‘unofficial leader of their gang’. This will provide a substantial discount on the transactions, which include re-registering the Khedive as the Uhuru, with appropriate records, converting the miners’ shares in Amalgamated to Federation credits and re-supplying the ship.

Sep 21, Megan rated it liked it Shelves: