Book Feature : Daughter of the Pirate King

In this book feature, I really wanted to highlight a book that I am SUPER excited about, not only because of all the amazing hype its getting, but also because it’s by one of our incredibly talented local Utah authors, Tricia Levenseller!


The Nitty Gritty:

  • Title: Daughter of the Pirate King
  • Author: Tricia Levenseller
  • Publisher: Feiwel and Friends
  • Pub Date: February 28, 2017
  • Pages: 320

GoodReads Description:

A 17-year-old pirate captain intentionally allows herself to get captured by enemy pirates in this thrilling YA adventure.

If you want something done right . . .

When the ruthless pirate king learns of a legendary treasure map hidden on an enemy ship, his daughter, Alosa, knows there’s only one pirate for the job—herself. Leaving behind her beloved ship and crew, Alosa deliberately facilitates her own kidnapping to ensure her passage on the ship, confident in her ability to overcome any obstacle. After all, who’s going to suspect a seventeen-year-old girl locked in a cell? Then she meets the (surprisingly perceptive and unfairly attractive) first mate, Riden, who is charged with finding out all her secrets. Now it’s down to a battle of wits and will . . . . Can Alosa find the map and escape before Riden figures out her plan?

Debut author Tricia Levenseller blends action, adventure, romance, and a little bit of magic into a thrilling YA pirate tale.

I mean, I was sold at the word “pirate,” but from what I’m hearing, this book is chock-full of action, adventure, and good old-fashioned fun. The main character, Alosa, also sounds so fierce she may even give a pirate we all know and love a run for his money.


So mark your calendars and be sure to add this to your TBR list in the meantime!

Launch Party Details:


Going to be in the Utah area on February 28th around, say, 7:00 PM? Come join us at the launch party that will be hosted at The Provo Library by The King’s English Bookshop. Ticket and event details can be found here. Hope to see you there!

About Tricia:

“Initially from a small town in Oregon, Tricia now lives next to the Rocky Mountains with her bossy dog, Rosy. She received her degree in English Language and editing, and she is thrilled that she never has to read a textbook again. When she’s not writing or reading, Tricia enjoys putting together jigsaw puzzles, playing volleyball, and watching shows while eating extra-buttered popcorn.”


Happy Reading!

4 thoughts on “Book Feature : Daughter of the Pirate King

  1. LairOfBooks says:

    *eeeK* I was approved for an arc recently & cant stop staring at the cover, the character on the cover reminds me of Merida from Brave. Hope she’s as bad a** as Merida too, by the sounds of the synopsis she is. Looking forward to reading this one soon😃💕


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