Prospero in Hell by L. Jagi Lamplighter
(Prospero's Daughter)

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The exciting, suspenseful story of Miranda’s search for Prospero, the fabled sorcerer of The Tempest

The search of a daughter for her father is but the beginning of this robust fantasy adventure. For five hundred years since the events of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Miranda has run Prospero, Inc., protecting an unknowing world from disasters both natural and man-made. Now her father has been taken prisoner of dark spirits in a place she could only guess. Piecing together clues about her father’s whereabouts and discovering secrets of her shrouded past, she comes to an inescapable conclusion she has dreaded since Prospero was lost.

Prospero has been imprisoned in Hell, kept there by demons who wish to extract a terrible price in exchange for his freedom. As the time of reckoning for Miranda draws near, she realizes that hundreds of years of their family’s magic may not be enough to free her once-powerful father from the curse that could destroy them...and the world. Prospero in Hell is the second novel of the Prospero's Daughter series.

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About L. Jagi Lamplighter

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L. JAGI LAMPLIGHTER is the author of Prospero Lost and Prospero in Hell. Her story, "Plunder and Souls: The Rescue of Mr. Spaghetti," which featured the faerie-detective Mab from Prospero Regained, was a highlight of the recent Epple Award Best Anthology winner Bad Ass Faeries Two: Just Plain Bad. She lives in Virginia.
 
Published August 17, 2010 by Tor Books. 352 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In the final installment of a trilogy (Prospero in Hell, 2010, etc.), the centuries-old children of The Tempest magician Prospero undergo a literally harrowing voyage across Hell.

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The novel continues the author’s updated spin on characters from William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, with Miranda as CEO of Prospero, Inc., a magical corporation that protects the world from natural and man-made disasters.

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In this epic sequel to 2009's Prospero Lost, Lamplighter continues the Amberesque adventures of an ancient family caught up in matters of mythic significance. The immortal sorcerer Prospero is missing

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Shelf Awareness

Last Wednesday, some 80 people came to Nicola's Books, Ann Arbor, Mich., for one of the events at bookstores around the country sponsored by Granta magazine, whose current issue focuses on 9/11.

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The author jam-packs the novel with so many references to characters, creatures, monsters, gods, goddess, heroes, and demons it can be difficult to keep track of them all, but reading her novels is a richly rewarding experience.

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Black Gate

For my character, I picked Miranda, the daughter of the magician Prospero from Shakespeare’s Tempest, only in the game, Prospero would turn out to be one of the magicians in the game background…We only played in that game a few times, but I liked the character and the story I had written.

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