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The adventures of Amina Al-Sirafi : a novel / Shannon Chakraborty.

Chakraborty, S. A., (author.). Allyn, Virginia, (illustrator.).

"The first book of "a new trilogy of magic and mayhem on the high seas in this tale of pirates and sorcerers, forbidden artifacts and ancient mysteries, in one woman's determined quest to seize a final chance at glory--and write her own legend ... Amina al-Sirafi should be content. After a storied and scandalous career as one of the Indian Ocean's most notorious pirates, she's survived backstabbing rogues, vengeful merchant princes, several husbands, and one actual demon to retire peacefully with her family to a life of piety, motherhood, and absolutely nothing that hints of the supernatural. But when she's tracked down by the obscenely wealthy mother of a former crewman, she's offered a job no bandit could refuse: retrieve her comrade's kidnapped daughter for a kingly sum. The chance to have one last adventure with her crew, do right by an old friend, and win a fortune that will secure her family's future forever? It seems like such an obvious choice that it must be God's will. Yet the deeper Amina dives, the more it becomes alarmingly clear there's more to this job, and the girl's disappearance, than she was led to believe. For there's always risk in wanting to become a legend, to seize one last chance at glory, to savor just a bit more power ... and the price might be your very soul"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062963505
  • ISBN: 0062963503
  • Physical Description: 482 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes glossary, author's note and further reading.
"Map design by Virginia Allyn"--Copyright page.
Subject: Women ship captains > Fiction.
Women pirates > Fiction.
Quests (Expeditions) > Fiction.
Magic > Fiction.
Pirates > Fiction.
Jinn > Fiction.
Kidnapping > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Sea stories.
Twelfth century > Fiction.
Fantasy > Fiction.
Indian Ocean Region > Fiction.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Sea fiction.
Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at York County Libraries.


  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Dillsburg Area Public Library Adults CHA Fiction (Text) 34001001436441 Adult Area Available -
Dover Area Community Library Adults CHA Fiction (Text) 34217000859272 Adult Area Available -
Kaltreider-Benfer Library Adults CHA Fantasy (Text) 34002001683693 Adult Area New Available -
Martin Library Adults CHA Supernatural (Text) 33454005921812 Reading Room Available -
Paul Smith Library of Southern York County Adults CHA Fantasy (Text) 34318001222641 Adult Area Available -

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