Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

General Winston's Daughter by Sharon Shinn

General Winston's Daughter

by Sharon Shinn

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
1901262,147 (3.51)8



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 8 mentions

Showing 1-5 of 11 (next | show all)
Amazon preorder,Amazon received
  romsfuulynn | Apr 28, 2013 |
This book...I loved it. It is truly amazing. The characters are very well developed. The story is a page turner. The ending is such a surprise. I can't say enough about this book. ( )
  jmorrison | Jan 7, 2012 |
I really enjoyed this latest young adult fantasy from Shinn. The topic of colonization is an interesting one to me and was dealt with very well while still informing the overall world building and characters. ( )
  janepriceestrada | Feb 1, 2011 |
Lady Averie Winston sails to recently conquered Chiarrin to spend a few months with her father and fiance, who are with the occupation army there. She falls in love with the country and the people straightaway, but the country is restless, and Chiarrin rebels are still fighting the invaders. Averie comes to question the concept of imperialism, which she has taken for granted her whole life. Meanwhile, Averie and her fiance both discover that the other is not who they thought or wished they were. ( )
  soraki | Nov 19, 2010 |
The daughter of a general, engaged to a soldier, moves to an occupied territory where she must face the day to day realities of being an occupier.

As with all of Shinn's books, the premise is creative and the writing is smooth. It took longer for me to get into this book than others, but the ending made it worth it. ( )
  kathleen.morrow | Aug 5, 2010 |
Showing 1-5 of 11 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
To my agent, Ethan Ellenberg, who loved this book from the very beginning
First words
It seemed like the voyage to Chiarrin would take forever.
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (1)

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0670062480, Hardcover)

When seventeen-year-old heiress Averie Winston travels with her guardian to faraway Chiarrin, she looks forward to a reunion with her father, who is a commanding general, seeing her handsome fiancé Morgan once more, and exploring the strange new country. What she finds is entirely different. Although the Chiarizzi appear to tolerate the invading army, rebels have already tried to destroy them; Morgan is not the man she thought he was; and she finds herself falling in love with Lieutenant Ket Du’kai, who himself comes from a conquered society. Can the irrepressible Averie remake herself in this new world? Sharon Shinn’s newest romance has an epic sweep, piquant humor, social commentary, and love to spare—just the thing when you want to lose yourself in another world.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:42:55 -0400)

(see all 2 descriptions)

Seventeen-year-old heiress Averie Winston travels with her guardian to faraway Chiarrin, a country her father's army has occupied, and once she arrives and is reunited with her fiance, she discovers that her notions about politics, propriety, the military, and even her intended have changed.… (more)

» see all 2 descriptions

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
67 wanted2 pay

Popular covers


Average: (3.51)
1 2
1.5 2
2 3
3 14
3.5 9
4 24
5 6

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 96,749,187 books! | Top bar: Always visible