Facing the gallows for his defiance, laurence has no choice but to accompany Temeraire back to the Far East—a long voyage fraught with peril, intrigue, and the untold terrors of the deep. Naomi novik beautifully renders an 1800s Europe in which naval buffs and dragon lovers will be keen to immerse themselves.
Throne of Jade: A Novel of Temeraire - Alan dean foster, author of the pip & flinx seriesWhen Britain intercepted a French ship and its precious cargo—an unhatched dragon’ s egg—Capt. Readers with a penchant for both Patrick O’Brian and Anne McCaffrey may have found their perfect match. Will laurence of hms reliant unexpectedly became master and commander of the noble dragon he named Temeraire.
As new recruits in britain’s aerial Corps, man and dragon soon proved their mettle in daring combat against Bonaparte’s invading forces.
Black Powder War: A Novel of TemeraireDel Rey - Time is of the essence if the eggs are to be borne home before hatching. But what chance do they have against the massed forces of Bonaparte’s implacable army?BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Naomi Novik's Empire of Ivory. A splendid series. Anne mcCaffrey. Then, temeraire, laurence, faced with shattering betrayal in an unexpected place, and their squad must launch a daring offensive.
Will laurence of his majesty’ s aerial Corps and his extraordinary dragon, Temeraire, are waylaid by a mysterious envoy bearing urgent new orders from Britain. Yet disaster threatens the mission at every turn–thanks to the diabolical machinations of the Chinese dragon Lien, who blames Temeraire for her master’s death and vows to ally herself with Napoleon and take vengeance.
Black Powder War: A Novel of Temeraire - Naomi novik has done for the napoleonic wars what anne McCaffrey did for science fiction: constructed an alternate reality in which dragons are real in a saga that is impressively original, fully developed, and peopled with characters you care about. David weber, author of the Honor Harrington series After their fateful adventure in China, Capt.
Three valuable dragon eggs have been purchased from the Ottoman Empire, and Laurence and Temeraire must detour to Istanbul to escort the precious cargo back to England.
His Majesty's Dragon: A Novel of TemeraireDel Rey - . Her wonderful Temeraire is a dragon for the ages. Terry brooksaerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors rise to Britain’s defense by taking to the skies. Will laurence from his seafaring life into an uncertain future–and an unexpected kinship with a most extraordinary creature.
Thrust into the rarified world of the Aerial Corps as master of the dragon Temeraire, he will face a crash course in the daring tactics of airborne battle. When hms reliant captures a French frigate and seizes its precious cargo, an unhatched dragon egg, fate sweeps Capt. Just when you think you’ve seen every variation possible on the dragon story, along comes Naomi Novik.
His Majesty's Dragon: A Novel of Temeraire - For as france’s own dragon-borne forces rally to breach British soil in Bonaparte’s boldest gambit, Laurence and Temeraire must soar into their own baptism of fire. Terrifically entertaining. Stephen King. Not aboard aircraft but atop the mighty backs of fighting dragons.
Empire of Ivory: A Novel of TemeraireDel Rey - Tragedy has struck his majesty’s aerial corps, whose magnificent fleet of fighting dragons and their human captains valiantly defend England’s shores against the encroaching armies of Napoleon Bonaparte. Only one recourse remains: temeraire and his captain, Will Laurence, must take wing to Africa, whose shores may hold the cure to the mysterious and deadly contagion.
Now only temeraire and a pack of newly recruited dragons remain uninfected–and stand as the only means of an airborne defense against France’s ever bolder sorties. Bonus: this edition includes an excerpt from Naomi Novik's Victory of Eagles. On this mission there is no time to waste, hope, and no telling what lies in store beyond the horizon or for those left behind to wait, and hold the line.
Empire of Ivory: A Novel of Temeraire - Bonaparte’s dragons are already harrowing Britain’s ships at sea. An epidemic of unknown origin and no known cure is decimating the noble dragons’ ranks– forcing the hopelessly stricken into quarantine.
Victory of Eagles: A Novel of TemeraireDel Rey - It is a grim time for the dragon Temeraire. On the heels of his mission to africa, seeking the cure for a deadly contagion, he has been removed from military service–and his captain, Will Laurence, has been condemned to death for treason. Now they soar to new heights of breathtaking action and brilliant imagination.
Separated by their own government and threatened at every turn by Napoleon’ s forces, Laurence and Temeraire must struggle to find each other amid the turmoil of war and to aid the resistance against the invasion before Napoleon’s foothold on England’s shores can become a stranglehold. Napoleon’s prime objective: the occupation of London.
If only they can be reunited, master and dragon might rally Britain’s scattered forces and take the fight to the enemy as never before–for king and country, and for their own liberty. But can the french aggressors be well and truly routed, or will a treacherous alliance deliver Britain into the hands of her would-be conquerors? BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Naomi Novik's Tongues of Serpents.
Victory of Eagles: A Novel of Temeraire - . Naomi novik’s triumphant debut, his majesty’s Dragon, introduced a dynamic pair of heroes to the annals of fantasy fiction: the noble fighting dragon Temeraire and his master and commander, Capt. Will laurence, who serves britain’s peerless Aerial Corps in the thick of the raging Napoleonic Wars.
For britain, conditions are grimmer still: Napoleon’s resurgent forces have breached the Channel and successfully invaded English soil.
Tongues of Serpents: A Novel of TemeraireDel Rey - Bonus: this edition includes an excerpt from Naomi Novik's Crucible of Gold. Their only chance to escape the fray is accepting a mission to blaze a route through the forbidding Blue Mountains and into the interior of Australia. Will laurence have been transported to a prison colony in distant Australia—and into a hornet’s nest of fresh complications.
And when bligh tries to enlist them in his bid to regain office, the dragon and his captain are caught in the middle of a political power struggle. The colony is in turmoil after the overthrow of military governor William Bligh—aka Captain Bligh, late of HMS Bounty. But the theft of a precious dragon egg turns their expedition into a desperate recovery operation—leading to a shocking discovery and a dangerous new complication in the global war between Britain and Napoleon.
Tongues of Serpents: A Novel of Temeraire - Convicted of treason despite their heroic defense against Napoleon’s invasion of England, Temeraire and Capt.
Crucible of Gold: A Novel of TemeraireDel Rey - An action-packed narrative with lively, uniquely drawn characters and intriguing takes on history. Tor. Comincludes a preview of the next book in the Temeraire series, Blood of Tyrants. Captivating. An absorbing adventure. Publishers weekly starred review former aerial corps captain Will Laurence and his faithful dragon, Temeraire, have been put out to pasture in Australia—and it seems their part in the war has ended just when they are needed most.
So the pair embark for brazil, only to meet with a string of unmitigated disasters that forces them to make an unexpected landing in the hostile territory of the Incan empire. Compelling reading. With britain’s last desperate hope of defeating Napoleon in peril, the government that sidelined Laurence swiftly offers to reinstate him, convinced that he’s the best man to enter the fray and negotiate peace.
Crucible of Gold: A Novel of Temeraire - . The french have invaded spain, forged an alliance with Africa’s powerful Tswana empire, and brought revolution to Brazil. Yet even in the midst of disaster, opportunity may lurk—for one bold enough to grasp it.
Blood of Tyrants: A Novel of TemeraireDel Rey - It is there, outside the gates of moscow, that a reunited Laurence and Temeraire—along with some unexpected allies and old friends—will face their ultimate challenge. Well-crafted. Library journal“if you’ve never read these novels, now is the time to start. Io9 “a fun, action-packed read. San antonio Express-News.
With period history to achieve a brilliantly realized re-creation of military history laced with the fantastic. Naomi novik’s beloved temeraire series, a brilliant combination of fantasy and history that reimagines the Napoleonic wars as fought with the aid of intelligent dragons, is a twenty-first-century classic.
. And learn whether or not there are stronger ties than memory. Bonus: this edition includes an excerpt from Naomi Novik's Uprooted. Praise for blood of tyrants “A first-class entry in a remarkable and appealing series. Kirkus reviews starred review“Novik’s plots and characterizations get more intricate and plausible with each novel.
Blood of Tyrants: A Novel of Temeraire - Now, the penultimate volume of the series, in Blood of Tyrants, Novik is at the very height of her powers as she brings her story to its widest, most colorful canvas yet. Shipwrecked and cast ashore in japan with no memory of Temeraire or his own experiences as an English aviator, Laurence finds himself tangled in deadly political intrigues that threaten not only his own life but England’s already precarious position in the Far East.
League of Dragons: A Novel of TemeraireDel Rey - Now, with league of dragons, Novik brings the imaginative tour de force that has captivated millions to an unforgettable finish. But even as Capt. With the acclaimed temeraire novels, new york times bestselling author Naomi Novik has created a fantasy series like no other, combining the high-flying appeal of Anne McCaffrey’s Pern saga and the swashbuckling derring-do of Patrick O’Brian’s historical seafaring adventures.
But laurence and his faithful dragon soon discover that the wily Napoleon has one more gambit at the ready—one that that may win him the war, and the world. From the Hardcover edition. William laurence and the dragon temeraire pursue the retreating enemy through an unforgiving winter, Napoleon is raising a new force, and he’ll soon have enough men and dragons to resume the offensive.
League of Dragons: A Novel of Temeraire - Napoleon’s invasion of Russia has been roundly thwarted. Aware of his weakened position, napoleon has promised the dragons of every country—and the ferals, loyal only to themselves—vast new rights and powers if they fight under his banner. It is an offer eagerly embraced from Asia to Africa—and even by England, whose dragons have long rankled at their disrespectful treatment.
. While the emperor regroups, the allies have an opportunity to strike first and defeat him once and for all—if internal struggles and petty squabbles don’t tear them apart.
UprootedDel Rey - For when the dragon comes, it is not Kasia he will choose. Praise for uprooted“uprooted has leapt forward to claim the title of Best Book I’ve Read Yet This Year. I might even call it bewitching. Gregory maguire, bestselling author of wicked and Egg & Spoon “Our Dragon doesn’t eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell outside our valley.
But the corrupted wood stands on the border, full of malevolent power, and its shadow lies over her life. The next choosing is fast approaching, and Agnieszka is afraid. They talk as though we were doing human sacrifice, and he were a real dragon. She knows—everyone knows—that the dragon will take Kasia: beautiful, all the things Agnieszka isn’t, brave Kasia, graceful, and her dearest friend in the world.
Uprooted - And there is no way to save her. But agnieszka fears the wrong things. Winner of the nebula award for best novel • naomi novik, author of the new york times bestselling and critically acclaimed Temeraire novels, introduces a bold new world rooted in folk stories and legends, as elemental as a Grimm fairy tale.
Hugo award finalist • named one of the best books of the year by npr | buzzfeed | tordotcom | bookpage | Library Journal | Publishers Weekly“Uprooted is confidently wrought and sympathetically cast. He protects us against the Wood, and we’re grateful, but not that grateful.
Spinning Silver: A NovelDel Rey - Dire and wonderful. Laini taylor, author of Strange the Dreamer“The Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale has never been as captivating. This is the kind of book that one might wish to inhabit forever. Publishers weekly starred review“Cool and clever and. New york times bestseller • “one of the year’s strongest fantasy novels” NPR, an imaginative retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale from the bestselling author of Uprooted.
Nebula and hugo award finalist • named one of the ten best books of the year by the new york public library and one of the best books of the year by the new york times book review • npr • time • tordotcom • popsugar • vox • vulture • paste • bustle • Library JournalWith the Nebula Award–winning Uprooted, Naomi Novik opened a brilliant new chapter in an already acclaimed career, delving into the magic of fairy tales to craft a love story that was both timeless and utterly of the now.
Spinning Silver: A Novel - Spinning silver draws readers deeper into this glittering realm of fantasy, where the boundary between wonder and terror is thinner than a breath, and safety can be stolen as quickly as a kiss. Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father’s inability to collect his debts has left his family on the edge of poverty—until Miryem takes matters into her own hands.
She will face an impossible challenge and, along with two unlikely allies, uncover a secret that threatens to consume the lands of humans and Staryk alike. Praise for spinning Silver“A perfect tale.