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AuthorBuzz: Murder on the Open Seas, Immortal Kings, and More!

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I love dragons. I love Scotland. And I love that I get to bring you stories about immortal Dragon Kings who are Highlanders. It’s always great fun to see what exploits the Dragon Kings will find themselves in. It’s almost as much fun as watching the strong women who fall in love with them along the way. So grab your cappuccino and something sweet to curl up in a comfy spot and see what happens when a Dragon King clashes with an Ice Queen. Please write to [email protected] to win one of five copies. http://www.1001darknights.com/donna-grant-dragon-burn/ If you enjoy sea stories, military fiction, or thrillers, I think you’ll like Hunter Killer. It’s a great introduction to my work, continuing the story…

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Move over hobbits and wizards — here come the Dragonriders of Pern

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Harpers strike a stirring chord and beat a triumphant cadence – the original dragons are finally coming to life! Warner Brothers has announced its next movie franchise: it is bringing Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author Anne McCaffrey’s beloved Dragonriders of Pern series to the big screen. Now that Harry Potter is out of school and the hobbits back in the Shire, it’s time for the next big multi-part fantasy series. Besides, dragons have never been hotter. And, whether or not you know it, most of those beloved dragons are intentional (or unintentional) homages to the noble beasts on Pern.  In Dragonriders, McCaffrey transformed the dragon from villain to hero, and helped create the science fiction/fantasy sub-genre. The medieval-like fantasy world…

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Holy Mother of Dragons — scaly beasts are hot, hot, hot!

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Lately it seems like dragons are everywhere. Whether you’re turning on the television, picking up a book, or heading to the movies, you’re almost guaranteed to see a fire-breathing, scale-wearing, high-flying creature. Not that we’re complaining. Dragons are a staple of the world of fantasy, way more badass than unicorns and certainly more interesting than fairies. We say bring on the dragons! And here are some of the best that have recently caught our eye: How to Train Your Dragon 2 The first movie was a feel-good adventure about a boy named Hiccup and the dragon he befriends. The sequel, out in theaters now, promises to be even better. Hiccup and his friends have come of age, and with maturity…

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