Dragon Lords Rising by Lucinda Hare

Dragon Lords Rising

Written by Lucinda Hare
Part of the Dragonsdome Chronicles Series

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Silver Medal Winner in the Young Adult Fiction category and Silver Medal Winner for Best Book Series at the International Moonbeam Children's Awards 2013 .

June 2013 Book of the Month Spread your wings and hang on tightly as mighty Stormcracker takes you on a roller-coaster ride across the Old Wall and into the frozen north where you can slide down the ice flumes to the subterranean world of the Ice Bear Clan, land on an iceberg, or explore the mysteries of the long abandoned sea citadel. If you like magic there is lethal maelstrom magic conjured up from the Abyss, or Quenelda’s often hilarious and always hazardous hit and miss efforts as she attempts to master the strongest dragon magic of all: that which flows through her very own veins.


Dragon Lords Rising by Lucinda Hare

A gnome, a girl and a dwarf fly north on an injured battledragon in the depth of winter to search for the missing Commander of the Stealth Dragon Services. Throw in a spy, an overweight dragon fledgling who’s so plump he cannot fly, and a renegade Sorcerer Warlock hot on their tail, and it seems like a quest doomed to failure from the outset. But Quenelda is no ordinary girl, nor her companions: Root, her gnome esquire, and their guide and guardian the veteran dwarf Bonecracker Commando, Tangnost Bearhugger. Quenelda is a lone dragon whisperer in a world at war, where dragons have characters and voices of their own, and the Seven Kingdoms are under threat as never before from the amphibious hobgoblins who have united under a single warlord. The race to find the only man who can unmask the traitor at the heart of the realm is on!

Dragon Lords Rising is the third instalment of The Dragonsdome Chronicles which started with The Dragon Whisperer and continued with Flight to Dragon Isle.

Click here to visit the Dragonsdome Chronicles website for more information on this fantastical adventure series.

About the Author

Lucinda Hare

Lucinda Hare is the author of the Dragonsdome Chronicles, and her heroine Quenelda’s passion for dragons is based on Lucinda’s childhood in rural East Lothian; it was there that her lifelong passion for animals – from earwigs to elephants – history, reading and drawing began. She and her family share their Edinburgh home with a large number of rescued animals. She adopts the old and ill, cats with special needs and animals with behavioural problems, and friends often comment that she can weave magic and talk to the animals – a real life ‘whisperer’!

It should be no surprise, then, that the characters at the heart of The Dragonsdome Chronicles - apart from sorcerers, gnomes, dwarves and trolls – are in fact dragons; dragons with their own language and character, from the teasing Chasing the Stars to those with serious attitude like the carnivorous battledragon, Two Gulps & You're Gone. The dragons owe the inspiration for their names to Native American culture, and their characters draw on some of her large adopted family of animals.

Lucinda was able to return to those childhood passions, and very soon their house in Lasswade filled up with ever more rescued animals (dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and ex-battery hens), books, and pastel and watercolour drawings and illustrations covered in dirty paw marks – the cats do always like to help out! This led to Paul’s suggestion that she should try putting pen to paper – or rather, given Lucinda’s chaotic writing style, get a laptop and start writing. The result was a rapid explosion of ideas and the start of The Dragonsdome Chronicles.

Lucinda was born in Edinburgh and spent her childhood in rural East Lothian, where she spent much of her time roaming the beaches and woods, watching deer, pheasants, geese and rabbits, and listening to the croon of eider ducks float down the Firth of Forth on the evening breeze. It was then that her lifelong passions for animals – from earwigs to elephants – history, reading and drawing began.

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31st October 2012




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