A little girl is born and raised in a violent household where she witnesses domestic violence. Blossoming into a young lady, she cut ties from her abusive father, but painful memories still haunt her. Travelling back to her parent’s home country and meeting long lost relatives, she finds herself thrust into the complex world of her father’s past and unravels the darkness in his heart.


Beautifully illustrated and thought-provoking, the Daughter of Shadows, will take you on a riveting rollercoaster ride through the main character’s emotional and spiritual state. An experimental piece of literature, Jo Swan narrates with evocative poetry and prose to reveal the emotionally charged story about family, betrayal, healing, and the courage to love and forgive.