The Fire Eternal by Chris d'Lacey

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Fourth title in the fantasy series, The Last Dragon, that started with the bestselling Fire Within, followed by Icefire and Firestar.


The Fire Eternal by Chris d'Lacey

Five years have passed since David Rain, now a cult author, disappeared mysteriously in the Arctic. Life in Wayward Crescent has settled to relative normality. But as the weather grows wild and the ice caps melt, all eyes turn north, where bears and the souls of the Inuit dead are combining to produce a spectacular solution...A solution with its focus on David's child, Alexa - if the agents of evil don't reach her first.


This gripping story, which has magic, mystery and charm Leicester Mercury An energetic book, perfect for teens with a passion for reading and quests Birmingham Sunday Mercury The writing is impressive. D'Lacey has created a vast world in both time and space which encompasses dragons, polar bears, magic, a malevolent alien life form and a stroppy teenager Write Away

About the Author

Chris d'Lacey

Born in Malta, Chris d'Lacey is a well known English author. He is known for his numerous contributions to children's fiction - in particular, his first novel Fly, Cherokee, Fly, was highly commended for the 1999 Carnegie Medal. However Chris is probably better known for his popular series The Last Dragon Chronicles, which follows the adventures of David Rain and his quests to save the tear of the last dragon, Gawain, and protect dragonkind. His favourite book of the series is The Fire Within, which he originally began as a surprise present for his wife Jay fifteen years before it was published! He has lived most of his life in Leicester, England. Chris worked as a research technician at Leicester University for 28 years and in 2002 was awarded a doctorate by them for his services to children's fiction. He now writes full time.

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432 pages


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Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

10th November 2007




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