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Tiger's destiny / by Colleen Houck.

By: Houck, Colleen.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Houck, Colleen. Tiger's curse series: 4.Publisher: New York : Splinter, �2012Description: 447 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781402798436; 1402798431; 9781402798443; 140279844X.Subject(s): Tiger -- Juvenile fiction | Blessing and cursing -- Juvenile fiction | Amnesia -- Juvenile fiction | Dating (Social customs) -- Juvenile fiction | Immortality -- Juvenile fiction | Orphans -- Juvenile fiction | Tiger -- Fiction | Blessing and cursing -- Fiction | Amnesia -- Fiction | Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction | Immortality -- Fiction | Orphans -- Fiction | JUVENILE FICTION -- Fantasy & Magic | Amnesia | Blessing and cursing | Dating (Social customs) | Immortality | Orphans | Tiger | Tigers -- Fiction | Rites and ceremonies -- Fiction | Amnesia -- Fiction | Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction | Immortality -- Fiction | Orphans -- Fiction | Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India) -- Juvenile fiction | India -- Juvenile fiction | Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India) -- Fiction | India -- Fiction | India | India -- Andaman and Nicobar Islands | Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India) -- Fiction | India -- FictionGenre/Form: Juvenile works. | Fantasy fiction -- Young adult. | Oregon authors -- Young adult. | Fiction. | Juvenile works. | Young adult works. | Young adult fiction. | Fiction. DDC classification: [Fic] Other classification: JUV037000 Summary: Kelsey, Ren, and Kishan race against time and the evil sorcerer Lokesh on the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal as they seek Durga's final gift, the Rope of Fire, that will finally break the tiger's curse.
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Teenage Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Teenage Fiction
Teenage Fiction HOUC Available T00621258
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

With three of the goddess Durga's quests behind them, only one prophecy now stands in the way of Kelsey, Ren, and Kishan breaking the tiger's curse. But the trio's greatest challenge awaits them: A life-endangering pursuit in search of Durga's final gift, the Rope of Fire, on the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal. It's a race against time--and the evil sorcerer Lokesh--in this eagerly anticipated fourth volume in the bestselling Tiger's Curse series, which pits good against evil, tests the bonds of love and loyalty, and finally reveals the tigers' true destinies once and for all. A smart phone tag code on the back cover links readers to the series website.

Kelsey, Ren, and Kishan race against time and the evil sorcerer Lokesh on the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal as they seek Durga's final gift, the Rope of Fire, that will finally break the tiger's curse.

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Booklist Review

Kelsey, Ren, and Kishan return in this final volume in Houck's popular Tiger's Curse series. Also back is the evil sorcerer Lokesh, determined, as always, to foil the intrepid trio's attempt to break the tiger curse and discover their individual destinies. It's a tall order made taller for Kelsey, who must decide to which of the dreamy brothers she will give her heart. Houck's prose can lack nuance, but she tells a good story that will appeal to both action-adventure and romance fans. Expect demand, especially if a major motion picture is in the offing as the publisher asserts.--Cart, Michael Copyright 2010 Booklist

Kirkus Book Review

Ablaze with fiery passions--and sheets of actual fire, too--this conclusion to the Tiger's Curse quartet brings Oregon teenager Kelsey and the two Indian were-tiger princes who have divided her heart through a climactic battle to a final, bittersweet mate selection. Her chiseled suitors, Ren and Kishan, must first rescue her from a forced marriage to archenemy Lokesh ("I watched vile ecstasy overtake him as he kissed my palm and licked the red droplets from his lips"). Kelsey then accompanies the sultry siblings on an arduous quest beneath an active volcano for a Rope of Fire that will convey the trio to a decisive face-off with the demonic sorcerer thousands of years in the past. Having privately settled in a previous episode on Kishan as the more rational choice but still gobsmacked by Ren, her "dark Poseidon," her "warrior angel," Kelsey nevertheless still rattles between the brothers. They continue to ply her with verses from Shakespeare, Tennyson and other poets as part of a rival courtship impregnated (so to speak) with manly sensitivity. After battling her way past a teeming array of minor deities, vampiric Rakshasas and like creatures from Hindu and other mythologies, Kelsey at last fulfills her destiny as savior of India. Then, in fulfilling their own destinies, one brother dies (temporarily), and to clear the way for a wedding described in protracted, luxuriant detail, the other makes the ultimate sacrifice by going off with another woman (albeit a goddess in the making). The end is a long time coming, but readers sufficiently hardened by the preceding adventures' florid prose to survive lines like "After a few seconds of delicious fantasy, I mentally rebuffed myself," and "[t]ingling bubbles of power coursed lazily between us," are sure to be left throbbing and misty-eyed. (Paranormal romance. 13 up)]] Copyright Kirkus Reviews, used with permission.