The Orphans of Raspay

The Orphans of Raspay

by Lois McMaster Bujold

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Overview

When the ship in which they are traveling is captured by Carpagamon island raiders, Temple sorcerer Penric and his resident demon Desdemona find their life complicated by two young orphans, Lencia and Seuka Corva, far from home and searching for their missing father.  Pen and Des will need all their combined talents of mind and magic to unravel the mysteries of the sisters and escape from the pirate stronghold.

This novella follows about a year after the events of "The Prisoner of Limnos".

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161358825
Publisher: Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
Publication date: 07/19/2019
Series: Penric and Desdemona Series , #7
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 399
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Lois McMaster Bujold was born in 1949, the daughter of an engineering professor at Ohio State University, from whom she picked up her early interest in science fiction.  She now lives in Minneapolis, and has two grown children.  She began writing with the aim of professional publication in 1982.  She wrote three novels in three years; in October of 1985, all three sold to Baen Books, launching her career. Bujold went on to write many other books for Baen, mostly featuring her popular character Miles Naismith Vorkosigan, his family, friends, and enemies.  Her books have been translated into over twenty languages.  Her fantasy from Eos includes the award-winning Chalion series and the Sharing Knife series.

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The Orphans of Raspay 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous 14 days ago
I enjoy and re-read all the Penric stories regularly. Very pleased to find this when I didn't realize there was another one yet!
Anonymous 28 days ago
Another page turner from Lois McMaster Bujold. Loved it.
Anonymous 30 days ago
Wonderful addition to Penric's story!
CoyoteMint 3 months ago
Another excellent addition to Bujold's Penric and Desdemona series. This story is set about 1 to 2 years after the events of The Prisoner of Limnos. Altogether this series of novellas is shaping up to be a fascinating story. I don't usually like novellas because they don't have a lot of heft, but put together these stories have real substance as Penric and Desdemona gain in experience and grow as a team book by book. In this installment Penric once again finds himself in a mess he definitely wasn't looking to be in the middle of, and -- as always -- eventually finds out that he is nevertheless just exactly where his God needs him to be. However this time Desdemona finally gets to satisfy her desire to cause a little chaos and destruction, which is always fun. Also, for the first time in the series the book contains a map, which is useful for keeping the geography straight. I've been wanting a map to this world for a while.