By Naomi Novik
“A new author is hovering at the wings of a dragon.”
–The long island Times
“Enthralling reading–it’s like Jane Austen taking part in Dungeons & Dragons with Eragon’s Christopher Paolini.”
–Time, on His Majesty’s Dragon
Tragedy has struck His Majesty’s Aerial Corps, whose excellent fleet of combating dragons and their human captains valiantly shield England’s seashores opposed to the encroaching armies of Napoleon Bonaparte. a plague of unknown foundation and no identified medication is decimating the noble dragons’ ranks–forcing the hopelessly into quarantine. Now in basic terms Temeraire and a pack of newly recruited dragons stay uninfected–and stand because the in simple terms technique of an airborne protection opposed to France’s ever bolder sorties.
Bonaparte’s dragons are already harrowing Britain’s ships at sea. just one recourse is still: Temeraire and his captain, Will Laurence, needs to take to the air to Africa, whose beaches might carry the treatment to the mysterious and lethal contagion. in this venture there isn't any time to waste, and no telling what lies in shop past the horizon or for these left in the back of to attend, wish, and carry the line.
“A gripping event packed with wealthy aspect and the very unlikely ask yourself of gilded fantasy.”
–Entertainment Weekly, on His Majesty’s Dragon
“A exciting myth . . . All hail Naomi Novik.”
–The Washington publish e-book international, on His Majesty’s Dragon