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Ice by Sarah Beth Durst

Far to the north in the ice and snow of the Arctic plains is the Eastern Beaufort Research Sea Station, it’s head scientist, and his daughter, Cassandra “Cassie” Dasent. Her grandmother moved away years ago and her mother is gone. To explain her absence, Cassie has been raised with bedtime fairy tales about a Polar Bear King, the North Wind, and his only daughter. The stories are romantic and distracting, meant to ease Cassie’s loss despite her father’s displeasure at his mother-in-law filling his daughter’s head with nonsense. And so the stories are told during stolen moments in the hours when Cassie’s father is busy at the lab, when her grandmother tucks her into bed and orates what Cassie believes to be nothing more than fairy tale…

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Tags: category: young adult, genre: fantasy, review, xxx author last name: a-h

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