The Thief's Daughter
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The Thief's Daughter


Owen Kiskaddon first came to the court of the formidable King Severn as a prisoner, winning favor with the stormy monarch by masquerading as a boy truly blessed by the Fountain. Nine years hence, the once-fearful Owen has grown into a confident young man, mentored in battle and politics by Duke Horwath and deeply in love with his childhood friend, the duke’s granddaughter. But the blissful future Owen and Elysabeth Mortimer anticipate seems doomed by the king’s machinations.

A pretender to Severn’s throne has vowed to seize the crown of Kingfountain. But Severn means to combat the threat by using Elysabeth as bait to snare the imposter—and forcing Owen, as a pawn in the dangerous charade, to choose between duty and devotion. With poisoners and spies circling ominously, and war looming on the horizon, Owen must make painful sacrifices to beat back the advancing shadows of death and disaster. Will Owen’s conflicted heart follow the king’s path or risk everything for his love?

Title:The Thief's Daughter
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:349 pages

    The Thief's Daughter Reviews

  • Dannii Elle
    Oct 26, 2016

    This is the second book in the Kingfountain fantasy trilogy and, in my humble opinion, a vast improvement to the first installment.It wasn't that the first book was bad, in any sense of the word, it j...

  • Melissa ? Dog Lover ? Martin
    Aug 30, 2016

    $1.99 on kindle or on kindle unlimited 8-30-2016...

  • julia ? [owls reads]
    Aug 17, 2016

    4 stars!* Say nothing. The Thief’s Daughter picked up nine years after The Queen's Poisoner ended. The writing and the complex plot reflected those changes, which made this book even better than t...

  • NoraJLeSueur
    Jun 26, 2016

    Excellent!!!!!!!!!Great storyline, loved the way that the characters were believable. Loved the way that they were portrayed as they got older and the problems that they had to endure as they aged....

  • Sandy Blackwell
    Apr 15, 2016

    Awesome book. I was so engrossed I simply consumed it in a couple days. It is fast paced and gets you thinking. Not to mention magic, characters you will love and full of emotion. I highly recommend t...

  • Denae Christine
    Jul 29, 2016

    Reader thoughts: There are so many things I could say about this book. This book left me feeling empty (or maybe that's because I had cookie dough instead of lunch while I listened today). That's how ...

  • William Edmondson
    Sep 18, 2016

    Jeff Wheeler might be my new favorite author... The children from the first book have grown up and are now involved in the intrigues they were caught within. Great character work; the king is tragical...

  • Shelby Hild
    Jun 05, 2016

    This book was well researched and well written. there were just a couple of things that made me give it four stars rather than five. The first being this (along with the first) book style-wise continu...

  • Chelsey Saatkamp
    Apr 25, 2016

    Ugh. These book gave me the feels, as the kids would say. The Thief's Daughter jumps forward nine years from The Queen's Poisoner, and Owen and Evie's adorable friendship has blossomed into a deeper...

  • Kelli
    Jun 11, 2016

    Obviously I loved this book. Took me 5 days to read. I picked it up since I read the first one. I couldn't stop reading. Jeff wheeler is fast becoming one of my favorite authors. He develops the chara...

About Jeff Wheeler

Jeff Wheeler

Jeff took an early retirement from his career at Intel in 2014 to become a full-time author. He is, most importantly, a husband and father, a devout member of his church, and is occasionally spotted roaming hills with oak trees and granite boulders in California or in any number of the state's majestic redwood groves. He is also one of the founders of Deep Magic: the E-zine of Clean Fantasy and Sc