Carey F. Whitepigeon - Launch Party for Release of Daughter of Dawn and Darkness
Carey F. Whitepigeon is a member of a Potawatomi tribe, one of the Three Fires of the Anishinaabe. A lifelong resident of the state of Michigan, she lives in Ann Arbor with her husband, three children, and two cats. She holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from the University of Michigan. Carey’s career has included marketing, market research, business consulting, project management, and non-profit management. She read Tolkien’s The Hobbit in second grade, and has loved science fiction and fantasy literature ever since. In addition to reading, Carey enjoys travel, hiking, kayaking, and spending time with her family.
Vivian Debaussigeh is a seventeen-year-old orphan growing up among her father's people, the Anishnabeh, when she receives a letter inviting her to visit her mother's planet of New Dawn. She leaps at the chance to unravel the mystery of her unknown past. But once Vivian arrives on New Dawn, nothing is as she had expected. Discovering a society of magic and deadly intrigue, Vivian becomes the target of kidnappers, murderers--and aristocrats who want to use her as a pawn. Now a battle of interplanetary politics threatens to destroy everything that she holds dear. Can Vivian master her hidden talents in time to save her new world--or to create a world worth saving?