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The Dragonriders of Pern

By Anne McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345457390
  • Pages : 832
  • Category : Fiction
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Together in one volume—the first three books in the world’s most beloved science-fiction series! DRAGONFLIGHT On a beautiful world called Pern, an ancient way of life is about to come under attack. Lessa is an outcast survivor—her parents murdered, her birthright stolen—a strong young woman who has never stopped dreaming of revenge. But when an ancient threat reemerges, Lessa will rise—upon the back of a great dragon with whom she shares a telepathic bond more intimate than any human connection. Together, dragon and rider will fly, and Pern will be changed forever. DRAGONQUEST Since Lessa and Ramoth, her golden queen dragon, traveled into the past to bring forward a small army of dragons and riders to save their world from deadly alien spores, fear and desperation have spread across the land. But while the dragonriders struggle with threats both human and otherworldly, a young rider named F’nor and his brown dragon, Canth, hatch a bold plan to destroy the alien scourge at its source—the baleful Red Star that fills the heavens and promises doom to all. THE WHITE DRAGON Never in the history of Pern has there been a dragon like Ruth. Mocked by other dragons for his small size and pure white color, Ruth is smart, brave, and loyal—qualities that he shares with his rider, the young Lord Jaxom. Unfortunately, Jaxom is also looked down upon by his fellow lords, and by other riders as well. His dreams of joining the dragonriders in defending Pern are dismissed. What else can Jaxom and Ruth do but strike out on their own, pursuing in secret all they are denied? But in doing so, the two friends will find themselves facing a desperate choice—one that will push their bond to the breaking point . . . and threaten the future of Pern itself.

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Dragonquest

By Anne McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345453964
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 592
  • File Pdf: dragonquest.pdf

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Volume II of The Dragonriders of Pern®, the legendary series by award-winning author Anne McCaffrey Since Lessa and Ramoth, her golden queen dragon, traveled into the past to bring forward a small army of dragons and riders to save their world from deadly alien spores, fear and desperation have spread across the land. But while the dragonriders struggle with threats both otherworldly and human, a young rider named F’nor and his brown dragon, Canth, hatch a bold plan to destroy the alien scourge at its source—the baleful red star that fills the heavens and promises doom to all.

The Chronicles of Pern: First Fall

By Anne McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345453999
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 256
  • File Pdf: the-chronicles-of-pern.pdf

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Travel back to the earliest days of Pernese history in this first-ever Dragonriders of Pern short-story collection! Join the original survey team as they explore Pern and decide to recommend it for colonization. Share the terror of the evacuation from the Southern Continent as a flotilla of ships, aided by intelligent, talking dolphins, braves the dreadful currents of the Pernest ocean. Learn how the famous Ruatha Hold was founded, and thrill with the dragonriders as they expand into a second, then a third Weyr. And discover a secret lost in time: the rescue of some of the original colonists before the planet was cut off forever! Building a new life on a distant world, braving the dreaded Thread that falls like silver rain from the sky only to destroy every living thing it touches, flying heroically on the wondrous dragons: The Dragonriders of Pern!

The Dolphins of Pern

By Anne McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345454065
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 698
  • File Pdf: the-dolphins-of-pern.pdf

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“[Anne] McCaffrey here adds yet another dimension to her colorful and vivid saga by focusing on the attractive dolphins and their highly believable society.”—Publishers Weekly When the first humans came to settle the planet Pern, they did not come alone: intelligence-enhanced dolphins also crossed the stars to colonize Pern’s oceans while their human partners settled the vast continents. But then disaster struck. The deadly silver spores called Thread fell like rain from the sky, and as the human colonists’ dreams of a new, idyllic life shattered into a desperate struggle for survival, the dolphins were forgotten. Now, centuries later, as the dragonriders of Pern prepare to complete the momentous task of ridding their world of Thread forever, T’lion, a young bronze rider, and his friend Readis, son of the Lord Holder of Paradise River Hold, make contact with the legendary “shipfish.” And as the dragonriders grapple with the end of an era, T’lion, Readis, and the dolphins face the start of a new one: reviving the bond between land- and ocean-dwellers—and resurrecting the dreams of the first colonists of Pern.

The Masterharper of Pern

By Anne McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345454030
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 282
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “At last, Robinton has his own book . . . McCaffrey adds another absorbing chapter to dragon lore. . . . Readers will revel in this compelling character study of a fascinating personality.”—Romantic Times In a time when the deadly scourge Thread has not fallen on Pern for centuries—and many dare to hope that Thread will never fall again—a boy is born to Harper Hall. A musical prodigy who has the ability to speak with the dragons, he is called Robinton, and he is destined to be one of the most famous and beloved leaders Pern has ever known. It is a perilous time for the harpers who sing of Thread—they are being turned away from holds, derided, attacked, even beaten. In this climate of unrest, Robinton will come into his own. But despite the tragedies that beset his own life, he continues to believe in music and in the dragons, and he is determined to save his beloved Pern from itself—so that the dragonriders can be ready to fly against the dreaded Thread when at last it returns . . . “The story takes wing . . . when McCaffrey’s beloved dragons roar and their riders soar upon the beasts’ mighty backs. . . . Fans of Pern will likely be enthralled.”—Publishers Weekly

Dragon's Kin

By Anne McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345461991
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 827
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“Personable characters and superb storytelling make this an excellent choice. . . . Essential for Pern fans of all ages.”—Library Journal (starred review) The son of a miner, Kindan has no expectations for any other life. He loves his lessons with the camp’s harper, but music isn’t part of a miner’s future. He also enjoys helping out with the camp’s watch-wher— a creature distantly related to dragons and uniquely suited to work in dark, cold spaces—but even that important job can’t promise a future above the ground. Then disaster strikes. In one terrible instant, Kindan loses his family and the camp loses its watch-wher. It will take a new friendship and a new responsibility to teach Kindan that even a seemingly impossible dream is never out of reach . . . and that light can be found in the deepest darkness. “A guaranteed pleaser [in] one of SF’s most splendid and longest-lived sagas.”—Booklist “Another delightful entry in the Pern series.”—Publishers Weekly

Dragon Harper

By Anne McCaffrey,Todd J. McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345502523
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 786
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “Captivating . . . The McCaffreys are well known for their brilliant characterizations, and they do not disappoint here.”—Booklist In Fort Hold, a clutch of fire-lizard eggs is about to hatch, and Lord Bemin’s beautiful young daughter, Koriana, is determined to Impress one of the delightful creatures. At the hatching, apprentice harper Kindan Impresses a fire-lizard of his own . . . and wins the heart of Koriana. But Lord Bemin mistrusts harpers and will not hear of a match between his daughter and the low-born Kindan. Then fate intervenes in the form of a virulent plague as fast-spreading as it is deadly. Arising suddenly, as if out of nowhere, the contagion decimates hold after hold, paying no heed to distinctions of birth. In this feverish crucible, friendship and love will be tested to the breaking point and beyond. For with Threadfall scant years away, the Dragonriders dare not expose themselves to infection, and it will fall to Kindan and his fellow apprentices to bravely search for a cure and save humanity. “Strong storytelling and compelling drama, along with memorable characters.”—Library Journal

Dragon's Fire

By Anne McCaffrey,Todd J. McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345493826
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 814
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A richly detailed story on a par with the rest of the Pern canon . . . another successful McCaffrey mother-and-son collaboration.”—Booklist At Natalon’s mining camp, Pellar embarks on a secret mission to discover whether the condemned criminals known as the Shunned are stealing coal. But the gifted tracker discovers that a far more treacherous plot is unfolding. A heartless thief named Tenim has realized there is profit to be made from firestone, the volatile mineral that enables the dragons of Pern to burn the lethal Thread out of the sky. When the last remaining firestone mine explodes, a desperate race begins to find a new deposit of the deadly but essential mineral. Sure enough, Tenim has a murderous plan to turn tragedy to his own advantage. Now Pellar and his new friends—the kind and gentle Halla, a child of the Shunned, and Cristov, the son of a corrupt miner—must stop Tenim. If they fail, it will mean the end for Pern and its dragonriders. “Grittier than the early parts of the series; Todd’s apparently brought a wider, more current worldview to Pern.”—The San Diego Union-Tribune “These fabled dragons still cast a spell.”—Publishers Weekly

Dragongirl

By Todd J. McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345521919
  • Pages : 512
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 289
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With a cast of beloved characters from previous Pern novels, Dragongirl is another triumph for Todd McCaffrey—and a riveting chapter for the Dragonriders of Pern. Young Fiona, rider of the gold queen Talenth, has returned with the dragons and riders who fled into the past to heal their battle wounds and prepare to fight anew the menace of Thread. Now more than three years older, Fiona is no longer a child but a woman—thrust into authority by a shocking tragedy. But leading weyrfolk who are distrustful of a young outsider will be only one of her challenges. Despite gaining reinforcements from the past, too few dragons have survived the recent plague to stem the tide of the intensifying Threadfall. As a senior Weyrwoman, Fiona must take decisive action. With the aid of Lorana, the rider who sacrificed her dragon for others, and Fiona’s true love, the harper Kindan, she proposes a daring, nearly impossible plan. But if it succeeds, it just might save them all.

A Gift of Dragons

By Anne McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345458605
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 154
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Book Summary:

For more than thirty years, Pern has conjured visions of brave men and women mounted upon the backs of dragons. As anyone knows who has been touched by the storytelling magic of Anne McCaffrey, to read of the exotic world of Pern is to inhabit it—and to experience its extraordinary dragons is to soar aloft with them and share their dazzling adventures. Now, A Gift of Dragons brings together three beloved stories and a thrilling new tale of Pern in a single volume illustrated with beautiful artwork by Tom Kidd. In “The Smallest Dragonboy,” Keevan is the youngest dragonrider candidate, determined to impress a dragon when the next clutch of eggs hatches. But what transpires will surprise everyone—Keevan most of all. In “The Girl Who Heard Dragons,” a young girl’s rare ability to communicate with dragons puts her family in danger and will bring her face to face with her greatest fears—and with her most secret desire. The “Runner of Pern” is a girl named Tenna, who follows family tradition by delivering messages—and who will find her destiny on the mossy traces that runners have used for centuries under the dragon-filled sky. And finally, a very special gift: an exciting new Pern adventure, published here for the first time, fresh from the imagination of Anne McCaffrey.

Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern

By Anne McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345454014
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 467
  • File Pdf: moreta.pdf

Book Summary:

Anne McCaffrey draws the reader back in time to an earlier Pern to tell the story of one of Pern’s great and true heroines. An air of pleasant anticipation hung so thickly over the Halls, Holds and Weyrs of Pern that it had affected even the businesslike ways of Moreta, the Weyrwoman of Fort Weyr, where her dragon, Queen Orlith, would soon clutch. Then without warning, a runnerbeast fell ill. Soon myriads of holders, craftsmen, and dragonriders were dying; and the mysterious ailment had spread to all but the most inaccessible holds. Pern was in mortal danger. For, if dragonriders did not rise to char Thread, the parasite would devour any and all organic life it encountered. The future of the planet rested in the hands of Moreta and the other deicated, lelfless Pernese leaders. But of all their problems, the most difficult to overcome was time. . . .

Dragonseye

By Anne McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345454006
  • Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 906
  • File Pdf: dragonseye.pdf

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In Anne McCaffrey’s New York Times bestselling Dragonseye, join Weyrleaders, Holders, and Craftmasters in the creation of the legendary Star Stones and the teaching ballads of Pern! It's been two hundred years since the deadly Thread fell like rain upon Pern, devouring everything in its path. No one alive remembers that first horrific onslaught and no one believes in its return—except for the dragonriders. For two centuries they have been practicing and training, passing down from generation to generation the formidable Threadfighting techniques. Now the ominous signs are appearing: the violent winter storms and volcanic eruptions that are said to herald the approach of the Red Star and its lethal spawn. But one stubborn Lord Holder, Chalkin of Bitra, refuses to believe--and that disbelief could spell disaster. So as the dragonriders desperately train to face a terrifying enemy, they and the other Lord Holders must find a way to deal with Chalkin—before history repeats itself and unleashes its virulence on all of Pern. . . .

Nerilka's Story

By Anne McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 9780345454027
  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 994
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Book Summary:

A deadly epidemic was sweeping across Pern! Everyone, holder and dragonrider alike, pitched in to help—except Nerilka’s father, who refused to share Fort Hold’s bounty with the other Holds. So, ashamed of her family and determined to do her part, Nerilka packed up medicines and supplies and sneaked off to aid her people. Her quest to help wherever she was most needed led her finally to Ruatha Hold, where Lord Alessan was frantically preparing the precious serum needed for mass inoculations against the dread plague. Nerilka had long ago abandoned her hope of marriage and a home of her own. Now she found happiness in being useful and appreciated—first the Healers and then Alessan made very clear that they were grateful for her help. She had no idea that her new path would change the course of her life forever!

Changelings

By Anne McCaffrey,Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345490991
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 954
  • File Pdf: changelings.pdf

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“[A] solid start of a new series . . . fast-paced adventure.”—Publishers Weekly Twin brother and sister Ronan and Murel are true children of Petaybee, the sentient planet that is their home. Like their father, they are changelings, able to converse telepathically with creatures and to transform into seals. The Petaybeans wish to protect the twins from curious scientists, but no one realizes that Ronan and Murel hunger to discover the origins of their shape-shifting talent—and that their search for knowledge will place them in the path of peril. Meanwhile, Petaybee is changing. To investigate its sudden evolution, the twins’ father heads out to the open water in his seal form—and is presumed lost. Only Ronan and Murel, with their remarkable talents of transformation, can hope to find him and bring him home . . . if they dare to risk exposure and face the dangers of the newly unstable sea. “The story is exciting and generously laced with humor, but besides those qualities, the characters . . . and their interactions are so well realized as to utterly charm readers.”—Booklist

The Death of Sleep

By Anne McCaffrey,Jody Lynn Nye
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  • Publisher : Baen Publishing Enterprises
  • Isbn : 1618241958
  • Pages : 380
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 672
  • File Pdf: the-death-of-sleep.pdf

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Volume two in the "Planet Pirates" series. Like every other citizen of the Federation of Sentient Planets, Lunzie Mespil believed that no harm would come to her, but when the planet pirates attack the space liner on which she is a passenger, she might have to suffer more than just inconvenience. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).

Acorna's World

By Anne McCaffrey,Elizabeth A. Scarborough
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Isbn : 0061808563
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 519
  • File Pdf: acorna-s-world.pdf

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Acorna, the "unicorn girl" has made peace with her Linyaari past, and aboard the interplanetary salvage vessel Condor she is finally free. But dread overtakes her when a distress signal summons Acorna and her companions to a nearby planet. For among the myraid wonders of this world of sentient plants and intoxicating perfumes are unmistakable signs that everythng Acorna holds dear is in peril. A promise of world-shattering devastation is in the celestial winds-and impending catastrophe at the claws of the cold-blooded insectile race that seeks to eradicate all Linyaari and human life from the galaxy...the Khleevi!

Dragonsblood

By Todd J. McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345481933
  • Pages : 448
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 632
  • File Pdf: dragonsblood.pdf

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“This is Pern, in the hands of a new master-grade harper. . . . May the saga continue!” —David Weber, New York Times bestselling author of The Shadow of Saganami A mysterious epidemic is striking dragons, and the next deadly cycle of Threadfall is only days away. Somehow, dragonrider Lorana must find a way to save all the dragons—including her own beloved Arith—before they succumb to the sickness, leaving Pern undefended. No doubt the first colonists, who originally bred the dragons, possessed the advanced technology to find a cure. But over the centuries, that knowledge was lost. Five hundred years in the past, a scientist foresees that a disease may ultimately destroy the dragons, and she is determined to find a way to change the future. Now two brave women, separated by hundreds of years but joined by bonds transcending time, become unknowing allies in a desperate race for nothing less than Pern’s survival. Praise for Dragonsblood “Dragonsblood is a strong, lively story, with vivid, interesting characters and plenty of exciting action. Todd has captured the tone as well as the familiar settings of the Pern books. Pern fans (and newcomers to the Pern universe) have reason to rejoice.”—Elizabeth Moon, Nebula Award-winning author of Marque and Reprisal “For Pern lovers, the good news is that Todd McCaffrey has inherited his mother’s storytelling ability. His dragons and firelizards, his harpers in Harper’ s Hall, carry on the great traditions–and add much to them. Huzzah, Todd! You have learned wisdom indeed.”—Jane Yolen, award-winning author of Briar Rose “Dragonsblood is cause for celebration! A worthy addition to one of the grandest traditions in the literature of the fantastic, this is a lock-the-door, take-the-phone-off-the-hook, send-the-kids-out-to-play, curl-up-and-enjoy adventure!”—David Gerrold, author of Blood and Fire “The torch has been passed and burns more brightly than ever in this latest chapter of the venerable Pern saga, the first of what one hopes will be many solo efforts by the son of series creator Anne McCaffrey. . . . This stand-alone tale fits beautifully into the existing history and style of earlier books while still breaking new ground.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) “McCaffrey convincingly spins a dramatic, thoroughly captivating tale, steeped in the lore and well-drawn characterizations of the people and the dragons for which the Pern novels are prized. Fans old and new will be delighted by his continuance of a beloved saga.”—Booklist

Maelstrom

By Anne McCaffrey,Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345497368
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 431
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In Changelings, bestselling authors Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough returned to the sentient planet Petaybee with a story of growth and transformation in the face of deadly new threats. The telepathic, shapeshifting twins Murel and Ronan found that Petaybee had plans for them as well. Now those plans begin to bear fruit with fresh possibilities . . . and dangers. Now that Petaybee is forming a new equatorial island, the planet has agreed to harbor a group of new refugees, workers indentured to the powerful InterGal Corporation. But the mission to collect the immigrants becomes a rescue operation when it is revealed that InterGal is doing nothing to help these survivors of a world devastated by a meteor shower. Murel and Ronan set out to persuade the frightened refugees to come out of hiding, leave their world, and bring along their sacred totem animals, the gifted sea turtles called the Honus. But the twins discover that they’ve taken on more than they expected: The Honus are not the only animals sacred to the refugees. There are also the Manos, intelligent sharks who have lost none of their predatory habits–and who cannot be left behind to die. When the Manos are released into Petaybee’s waters, a tragic misunderstanding endangers the whole resettlement operation. At the same time, the mysterious sea otters who once rescued the twins’ father are suddenly revealed to be much more than they appear to be. Now it is up to Ronan and Murel, with the intrepid assistance of their river otter friend Sky, to smooth the waters before a maelstrom of revenge destroys Petaybee’s harmonious way of life. But even as the twins uncover startling new facts about Petaybee’s past that will change everything they thought they knew about the planet, the forces of InterGal are gathering, preparing to strike. . . .

Crystal Singer

By Anne McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345457455
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 917
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“No dragons, but [Crystal Singer] has all of [Anne] McCaffrey's gifts for world-building and characterization . . . an excellent book.”—Chicago Sun-Times Her name was Killashandra Ree; and after ten grueling years of musical training she was young, beautiful—and still without prospects. Then she heard of the mysterious Heptite Guild on the planet Ballybran, where the fabled Black Crystal was found. For those qualified, the Guild was said to provide careers, security, and the chance for wealth beyond imagining. The problem was, few people who landed on Ballybran ever left. To Killashandra the risks were acceptable . . .

On Dragonwings

By Anne McCaffrey
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0307416305
  • Pages : 912
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 398
  • File Pdf: on-dragonwings.pdf

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Perfect for diehard fans as well as readers discovering McCaffrey for the first time, this dazzling new volume features three classic novels from the early years of Pern–Dragonsdawn, Dragonseye, and Moreta. The spectacular planet Pern seems a paradise to its new colonists–until unimaginable terror turns it into hell. Suddenly deadly spores are falling like silver threads from the sky, destroying everyone and everything they touch. Pern is in mortal danger. The only thing that can stop the Thread is the fire from Pern’s flying dragons. Now, the colonists must join forces with the dragons to burn the Thread before the parasite devours any and all organic life–and turns lush Pern into a barren wasteland. On Dragonwings traces the story of the early generations on Pern. From the colonists who first created the fire-breathing dragons for protection, through the rise of the dragonriders, these three novels set readers on a daring quest to protect a beautiful and extraordinary planet.

Oath of Fealty

By Elizabeth Moon
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345518993
  • Pages : 496
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 367
  • File Pdf: oath-of-fealty.pdf

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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Elizabeth Moon's Kings of the North. For the first time in nearly twenty years, Elizabeth Moon returns to the thrilling realm of her superb Deed of Paksenarrion trilogy. Thanks to Paks’s courage, the long-vanished heir to the half-elven kingdom of Lyonya has been revealed as Kieri Phelan, a formidable mercenary who earned a title—and enemies—in the neighboring kingdom of Tsaia, where Prince Mikeli suddenly faces the threat of a coup. Acting swiftly, Mikeli strikes at the powerful family behind the attack: the Verrakaien, magelords steeped in death and evil. Mikeli’s survival—and that of Tsaia—depend on the only Verrakai whose magery is not tainted with innocent blood. Two kings stand at a pivotal point in the history of their worlds. For dark forces are gathering against them, knit in a secret conspiracy more sinister and far more ancient than they can imagine.

The Merlin Conspiracy

By Diana Wynne Jones
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Isbn : 000750764X
  • Pages : 480
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 471
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A bestselling fantasy adventure about two teens from two very different worlds, who must work together to save the universe. The companion novel to the bestselling Deep Secret.

The Fionavar Tapestry Trilogy

By Guy Gavriel Kay
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Isbn : 144341607X
  • Pages : 1152
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 847
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In the three novels that make up the Fionavar Tapestry trilogy collected in this omnibus edition (The Summer Tree, The Wandering Fire, and The Darkest Road), five University of Toronto students find themselves transported to a magical land to do battle with the forces of evil. At a Celtic conference, Kimberley, Kevin, Jennifer, Dave, and Paul meet wizard Loren Silvercloak. Returning with him to the magical kingdom of Fionavar to attend a festival, they soon discover that they are being drawn into the conflict between the dark and the light.... Praise for Guy Gavriel Kay "[Kay] stunningly weaves Arthurian legends into the fluid mix of Celtic, Nordic, and Teutonic, creating a grand fantasy that sweeps readers into a heroic struggle that the author makes all the more memorable because of the tributes he pays to past masters.... Kay is undoubtedly one of the Canadian masters of high fantasy." —Jeffrey Canton “Kay is a genius.” —Brandon Sanderson “As captivating as any classic of the fantasy field.” —Maclean’s “Can only be compared to Tolkien’s masterpiece. This is a series to cherish and reread.” —The Star-Phoenix “The essence of high fantasy.” —Locus

Anne McCaffrey

By Robin Roberts
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Isbn : 1604732997
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 364
  • File Pdf: anne-mccaffrey.pdf

Book Summary:

Anne McCaffrey: A Life with Dragons is the biography of a writer who vividly depicted alien creatures and new worlds. As the author of the Dragonriders of Pern series, McCaffrey (1926–2011) was one of the most significant writers of science fiction and fantasy. She was the first woman to win the Hugo and Nebula awards, and her 1978 novel The White Dragon was the first science-fiction novel to appear on the New York Times hardcover bestseller list. This biography reveals a fascinating and complex figure, one who created and re-created her fiction by drawing on life experiences. At various stages, McCaffrey was a beautiful young girl who refused to fit into traditional gender roles in high school, a restless young mother who wanted to write, an American expatriate who became an Irish citizen, an animal lover who dreamed of fantasy worlds with perfect relationships between humans and beasts, and a wife trapped in an unhappy marriage just as the women's movement took hold. Author Robin Roberts conducted interviews with McCaffrey, her children, friends, and colleagues, and used archival correspondence and contemporary reviews and criticism. The biography examines how McCaffrey's early interests in theater, Slavonic languages and literature, and British history, mythology, and culture all shaped her science fiction. The book is a nuanced portrait of a writer whose appeal extends well beyond readers of her chosen genre.

Dragonia: Revenge of the Dragons

By Craig A. Price Jr.
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Claymore Publishing
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 234
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 289
  • File Pdf: dragonia.pdf

Book Summary:

Drinking dragon blood is addictive … … but the powers it gives humans is unmatched … Zaviana is freed from slavery, only to become a slave to a mercenary who wants to protect her. She desperately wants her freedom, and she seeks to convince the mercenary to help her bring freedom to all of Kaeldroga. If they don’t stop the empire this time, it could be the end … for everyone. But can she trust a mercenary? The Dragonia Empire has lost the first battle, but they’re not prepared to lose the war. With the help of their dragonriders and their bloodthirsty shadowmen, they will stop at nothing to have their revenge. If you love Dragonriders of Pern and Eragon and you’re looking for a great new dragonrider fantasy to read, you’ll love this series because it not only has dragonriders, but also wyvernriders and you’ll get to see how they stand up against each other. Get it now! This epic fantasy series includes: Dragonia: Rise of the Wyverns: (*Free ebook) Dragonia: Revenge of the Dragons Dragonia: Dragon Stone Dragonia: Rise of Magic Dragonia: Fall of the Dragons Fans of the following books and series are known to enjoy this epic fantasy series: Dragonlance Chronicles Dragons of Autumn Twilight Dragons of Spring Dawning Dragons of Winter Night Eragon Eldest Brisingr Inheritance Dragons of Pern Dragons of Eden Harry Potter A Wrinkle In Time The Chronicles of Narnia Dragons Rioting Game of Thrones Rise of the Dragons A Quest of Heroes Dragonsworn Magic of Recluce The Mallorean The Belgariad The Elenium Shannara Chronicles Sword of Shannara Elfstones of Shannara Dragonriders of Pern Assassin's Apprentice Fans of the following authors are known to enjoy this young adult fantasy series: JRR Tolkien David Eddings Terry Brooks Glen G. Thater Daniel Arenson L.R.W. Lee Robin Hobb Peter V. Brett C.S. Lewis R.A. Salvatore Joe Abercrombie Morgan Rice Lindsay Buroker Anne McCaffrey Scott Sigler Christopher Paolini J. K. Rowling Brandon Sanderson Taran Matharu Sherrilyn Kenyon Michael J. Sullivan Mark Lawrence Fritz Leiber Conan Patrick Rothfuss Brandon Sanderson Scott Lynch Marion Zimmer Bradley R. Scott Bakker Robert Jordan Brent Weeks Stephen Donaldson Keywords related to this epic fantasy series: Ya Fantasy Books, Epic Sagas, Free Young Adults Fantasy Books, Animals & Nature, Young Adult Bundle And Teen Bundle, Young Adults Books Free, Free Science Fiction Books, Popular Series, Young Adults Books Free, Young Adult Box Set, Free Paranormal Fantasy Books For Young Adults, Top Rated Books, Tricks, Fantasy Omnibus, Dinosaur Mania, Epic Turtle Tales, Epic of Gilgamesh, Spells & Charms, Epic Fantasy Books Free, Free Romance Books, Free Dragon Books, Wizards, Young Adults Romance Books Free, Horse Books For Free, Epic Free, Free Paranormal Books, Free Fantasy Romance Books For Young Adults, Free Sci Fi Books, Omnibus Set, Omnibus Best Books For Kids, Essential Reads, Epic Fantasy, Giants, Free Books For Kids, Omnibus Bundle, Dragons Free Books, Dragons Of The Night, Young Adult Omnibus, Dragon Books Free, Free Series Starters, Free Fantasy Books For Young Adults, Young Adult Series , Druids, Free Adventure Books, Dragon Box Set, Top Rated Teen Fantasy Collection With Dragons And Shapeshifters, Free Fantasy Books For Adults, Dragon Books Free Kids, Young Adults Free Books, Free Books For Girls 8 12 Free Only, Free Audiobooks, Boys, Fantasy Bundle, Heroine, Dryads, Free Paranormal Fantasy Books For Young Adults, For Teenagers, Fantasy Box Sets, Sword And Sorcery, Dragonsdawn, Girls Omnibus, Free Books For Girls, Dragon Romance Free, Dragon Omnibus, Dragons Series, Fantasy Box Set, Fantasy Stories, Science Fiction Megapack, Dragon Series, Free Series Box Sets Fantasy, For Teenage Girls, Free Science Fiction And Fantasy Books, Adventure Books Free, Kids Books Free For Age 8 And Up, Ya Fantasy, Dragons Omnibus, Best Rated Omnibus Young Adult Dragon, Omnibus Collection, Boxed Set, Free Sci Fi Fantasy Books, Free Books To Read And Download, Young Adults Romance Books, Magical Adventures, Free Books, Top Teens Dragon, Dragons Box Set

Dragon Riders of Osnen

By Richard Fierce
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dragonfire Press
  • Isbn : 1947329758
  • Pages : 233
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 739
  • File Pdf: dragon-riders-of-osnen.pdf

Book Summary:

Lost souls, failing magic, and a bond that can't be broken. Dragon Riders of Osnen is an action-packed series full of twists, magic, and the struggle against evil. This omnibus edition includes episodes 4-6 of the completed series. The Coin of Souls: Sometimes death is only the beginning. Wings of Terror: Some souls never find rest. Eyes of Stone: If only statues could speak. Dragon Riders of Osnen is an action-packed series full of twists, magic, and the struggle against evil. This omnibus edition includes episodes 1-3 of the completed series. Trial by Sorcery: Dragon can be dangerous … if you don’t bond with them first. A Bond of Flame: Sometimes there’s a fine line between truth and a lie. The Warrior’s Call: Darkness threatens the land. PRAISE FOR THE SERIES: I love stories about dragons and this one is great! It's the beginning of the series so we are introduced to Eldwin as he attends the school of sorcery in order to move up the ranks to become a Dragon Guard. Loads of lessons to learn and growing to do. Great story! - Angel Ballard via Goodreads Awesome interesting read with treachery, twists and turns with a different take of dragons, magic, humans and presence of evil. GSPsyRose via Amazon The novel has enough twists to ensure that soon as you think you have it figured out it turns in a new direction. It is a really enjoyable read. - Frank Rocanello via Goodreads Fans of the following books and series are known to enjoy this epic fantasy series: Dragonlance Chronicles Dragons of Autumn Twilight Dragons of Spring Dawning Dragons of Winter Night Dragons of Pern Dragons of Eden Harry Potter The Chronicles of Narnia Shannara Chronicles Sword of Shannara Elfstones of Shannara Dragonriders of Pern Fans of the following authors are known to enjoy this young adult fantasy bundle: JRR Tolkien David Eddings Terry Brooks Daniel Arenson Robin Hobb C.S. Lewis R.A. Salvatore Morgan Rice Lindsay Buroker Anne McCaffrey Scott Sigler Christopher Paolini J. K. Rowling Brandon Sanderson Michael J. Sullivan Mark Lawrence Robert Jordan Stephen Donaldson Kevin J. Anderson Andrzej Sapkowski Keywords related to this omnibus set: Ya Fantasy Books, Epic Sagas, Young Adults Fantasy Books, Young Adult Bundle And Teen Bundle, Young Adults Books, Popular Series, Young Adults Books, Young Adult Box Set, Fantasy Books For Young Adults, Top Rated Books, Fantasy Omnibus, Epic Fantasy Books , Dragon Books, Wizards, Epic, Omnibus Set, Omnibus Best Books, Essential Reads, Epic Fantasy, Omnibus Bundle, Dragons Books, Young Adult Omnibus, Series Starters, Fantasy Books For Young Adults, Young Adult Series, Adventure Books, Dragon Box Set, Top Rated Teen Fantasy Collection With Dragons, Fantasy Books For Adults, Dragon Books Kids, Young Adults Books, Audiobooks, Fantasy Bundle, Heroine, Hero, For Teenagers, Fantasy Box Sets, Sword And Sorcery, Dragon Omnibus, Dragons Series, Fantasy Box Set, Fantasy Stories, Dragon Series, Series Box Sets Fantasy, Ya Fantasy, Dragons Omnibus, Best Rated Omnibus Young Adult Dragon, Omnibus Collection, Boxed Set, Sci Fi Fantasy Books, Books To Read And Download, Magical Adventures, Top Teens Dragon, Dragons Box Set, Collections & Anthologies, dragonriders, dragon riders, Coming of age fantasy boxed sets, dragon fantasy, dragons and wizards, coming of age books, dragon books series

Dragonwriter

By Todd McCaffrey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Isbn : 1937856844
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Reads : 936
  • File Pdf: dragonwriter.pdf

Book Summary:

When Anne McCaffrey passed in November 2011, it was not only those closest to her who mourned her death; legions of readers also felt the loss deeply. The pioneering science fiction author behind the Dragonriders of Pern® series crafted intricate stories, enthralling worlds, and strong heroines that profoundly impacted the science fiction community and genre. In Dragonwriter, Anne's son and Pern writer Todd McCaffrey collects memories and stories about the beloved author, along with insights into her writing and legacy, from those who knew her best. Nebula Award–winner Elizabeth Moon relates the lessons she learned from Pern's Lessa (and from Lessa's creator); Hugo Award–winner David Brin recalls Anne's steadfast belief that the world to come will be better than the one before; legendary SFF artist Michael Whelan shares (and tells stories about) never-before-published Pern sketches from his archives; and more. Join Anne's co-writers, fellow science fiction authors, family, and friends in remembering her life, and exploring how her mind and pen shaped not only the Weyrs of Pern, but also the literary landscape as we know it. Contributors include: • Angelina Adams • David Brin • David Gerrold • John Goodwin • Janis Ian • Alec Johnson • Georgeanne Kennedy • Mercedes Lackey • Sharon Lee and Steve Miller • Lois McMaster Bujold • Elizabeth Moon • Charlotte Moore • Robert Neilson • Jody Lynn Nye and Bill Fawcett • Robin Roberts • Elizabeth Ann Scarborough • Wen Spencer • Michael Whelan • Richard J. Woods • Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

The Tower and the Hive

By Anne McCaffrey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1440674329
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 618
  • File Pdf: the-tower-and-the-hive.pdf

Book Summary:

A LEGENDARY FAMILY For generations, the descendants of the powerful telepath known as The Rowan have used their talents to benefit humanity. As human civilization reached out to colonize the stars, the family led Earth to ally itself with the peaceful alien Mrdini. Together, the two races have held back the predatory Hivers, who once decimated entire worlds. THE NEW ORDER But there are factions on Earth who resent the power the family has accumulated. Now, with their goals of peace and prosperity so close at hand, The Rowan’s descendants face the looming destruction of all they have suffered to achieve…

Secrets of the Dragon Riders

By James A. Owen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Isbn : 1935251937
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 326
  • File Pdf: secrets-of-the-dragon-riders.pdf

Book Summary:

Millions of readers adore Christopher Paolini's Inheritance Cycle: its earnest hero, its breathtaking battles and, of course, its awe-inspiring dragon Saphira. But there's so much more to the series than meets the eye—and Secrets of the Dragon Riders, edited by today's second hottest dragon-writer James A. Owen, shows readers what they're missing. Why might Roran be the real hero of the Inheritance Cycle? What does Paolini's writing have in common with role-play games and modern action films? Are teenage writers judged more harshly than their adult counterparts? The YA authors in Secrets of the Dragon Riders—some of them no older than Paolini when he wrote Eragon—each take on a different aspect of the series to engage and entertain Paolini fans.

The Renegades of Pern

By Anne McCaffrey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Isbn : 0345454049
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 294
  • File Pdf: the-renegades-of-pern.pdf

Book Summary:

“[McCaffrey is the] master of the well-told tale.”—Chicago Sun-Times As long as the people of Pern could remember, the Holds had protected them from Thread, the deadly silver strands that fell from the sky. In exchange for sanctuary in the huge stone fortresses, the people tithed to their Lord Holders, who in turn supported the dragonriders, Pern’s greatest weapon against Thread. But not everyone on Pern was protected. Some, like Jayge’s trader clan, simply preferred the freedom of the roads to the security of a hold. Others, like Aramina’s family, had lost their homes. Regardless of their differences, however, they all feared the outlaws who preyed on holds and holdless alike. The Lady Thella’s renegades are the most dangerous yet—all they need is Aramina, whose telepathic link with dragons can help them evade the dragonrider patrols. But Jayge is out to stop Thella . . .and he will never let her have Aramina.

Dragonia: Rise of Magic

By Craig A. Price Jr.
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Claymore Publishing
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 306
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 553
  • File Pdf: dragonia.pdf

Book Summary:

Lilianya never wanted anything more than to make a difference... Every step of the way, she is overshadowed... until she discovers the key to wielding magic... The resistance is hidden away from the empire, but it's only a matter of time until they're discovered. If preparing to fight the empire wasn't enough trouble, the resistance runs into issues with pirates stealing their resources off of the coast. They struggle to continue training, learn magic, use the dragon stone, and prevent the pirate attacks. Lilianya steps up with an idea to stop the pirates. Even more, Lilianya believes there's a chance they can turn the pirates to their side, brining even more people into the resistance against the empire. Will she be able to convince the pirates to join, or will the resistance have another obstacle from bringing peace throughout the land of Kaeldroga? If you love Eragon, Dragonriders of Pern, Ezaara, Dragon Blood, Dragon Gate, and every other brilliant dragonrider epic out there, you'll love Dragonia: Rise of Magic because... well, dragons. And wyverns, drakes, wyrms, and amphitheres! Get it Now! This epic fantasy series includes: Dragonia: Rise of the Wyverns: (*Free ebook) Dragonia: Revenge of the Dragons Dragonia: Dragon Stone Dragonia: Rise of Magic Dragonia: Fall of the Dragons Fans of the following books and series are known to enjoy this epic fantasy series: Dragonlance Chronicles Dragons of Autumn Twilight Dragons of Spring Dawning Dragons of Winter Night Eragon Eldest Brisingr Inheritance Dragons of Pern Dragons of Eden Harry Potter A Wrinkle In Time The Chronicles of Narnia Dragons Rioting Game of Thrones Rise of the Dragons A Quest of Heroes Dragonsworn Magic of Recluce The Mallorean The Belgariad The Elenium Shannara Chronicles Sword of Shannara Elfstones of Shannara Dragonriders of Pern Assassin's Apprentice Fans of the following authors are known to enjoy this young adult fantasy series: JRR Tolkien David Eddings Terry Brooks Glen G. Thater Daniel Arenson L.R.W. Lee Robin Hobb Peter V. Brett C.S. Lewis R.A. Salvatore Joe Abercrombie Morgan Rice Lindsay Buroker Anne McCaffrey Scott Sigler Christopher Paolini J. K. Rowling Brandon Sanderson Taran Matharu Sherrilyn Kenyon Michael J. Sullivan Mark Lawrence Fritz Leiber Conan Patrick Rothfuss Brandon Sanderson Scott Lynch Marion Zimmer Bradley R. Scott Bakker Robert Jordan Brent Weeks Stephen Donaldson Keywords related to this epic fantasy series: Ya Fantasy Books, Epic Sagas, Free Young Adults Fantasy Books, Animals & Nature, Young Adult Bundle And Teen Bundle, Young Adults Books Free, Free Science Fiction Books, Popular Series, Young Adults Books Free, Young Adult Box Set, Free Paranormal Fantasy Books For Young Adults, Top Rated Books, Tricks, Fantasy Omnibus, Dinosaur Mania, Epic Turtle Tales, Epic of Gilgamesh, Spells & Charms, Epic Fantasy Books Free, Free Romance Books, Free Dragon Books, Wizards, Young Adults Romance Books Free, Horse Books For Free, Epic Free, Free Paranormal Books, Free Fantasy Romance Books For Young Adults, Free Sci Fi Books, Omnibus Set, Omnibus Best Books For Kids, Essential Reads, Epic Fantasy, Giants, Free Books For Kids, Omnibus Bundle, Dragons Free Books, Dragons Of The Night, Young Adult Omnibus, Dragon Books Free, Free Series Starters, Free Fantasy Books For Young Adults, Young Adult Series , Druids, Free Adventure Books, Dragon Box Set, Top Rated Teen Fantasy Collection With Dragons And Shapeshifters, Free Fantasy Books For Adults, Dragon Books Free Kids, Young Adults Free Books, Free Books For Girls 8 12 Free Only, Free Audiobooks, Boys, Fantasy Bundle, Heroine, Dryads, Free Paranormal Fantasy Books For Young Adults, For Teenagers, Fantasy Box Sets, Sword And Sorcery, Dragonsdawn, Girls Omnibus, Free Books For Girls, Dragon Romance Free, Dragon Omnibus, Dragons Series, Fantasy Box Set, Fantasy Stories, Science Fiction Megapack, Dragon Series, Free Series Box Sets Fantasy, For Teenage Girls, Free Science Fiction And Fantasy Books, Adventure Books Free, Kids Books Free For Age 8 And Up, Ya Fantasy, Dragons Omnibus, Best Rated Omnibus Young Adult Dragon, Omnibus Collection, Boxed Set, Free Sci Fi Fantasy Books, Free Books To Read And Download, Young Adults Romance Books, Magical Adventures, Free Books, Top Teens Dragon, Dragons Box Set

Of Modern Dragons and other essays on Genre Fiction

By John Lennard
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Humanities-Ebooks
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 266
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 742
  • File Pdf: of-modern-dragons-and-other-essays-on-genre-fiction.pdf

Book Summary:

A volume of essays exploring some of the best genre fiction of the last 40 years, including workk by Reginald Hill, Thomas Harris, Dorothy L. Sayers, Nora Roberts, J. D. Robb (since 2000 the world's best-selling novelist) , J. R. R. Tolkien, Ursula Le Guin, Anne McCaffrey, Ian McDonald, Octavia E. Butler, and The Tortallan World of Tamora Pierce.