An Exploration and Celebration of the Mysteries of Nature
Author: Lyall Watson
Publisher: Destiny Books
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
View: 8023Prowling the edges of science with insight and sensitivity, Lyall Watson maintains that there is a truth to be found behind every seemingly impossible legend. The best-selling author of Supernature and Gifts of Unknown Things, Watson takes us on a journey through prehistoric burial sites on the beaches of South Africa, ancient ritual iron mines in Swaziland, and present-day villages in Indonesia and New Guinea inhabited by man-eating dragons and headhunters. In these and other extraordinary travels we encounter phenomenon that defy traditional scientific explanation. Watson looks beyond the scientific "facts" and helps us--through his own remarkable discoveries--to see the poetry and wonder of the natural world.
Author: Ravynne Phelan
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications
View: 1182Enter world-renowned artist Ravynne Phelan’s magical kingdom of dragons! This exquisite coloring book is a celebration of all things dragon. You’ll find powerful protector dragons, little hatchling dragons, and all kinds of dragon-inspired creatures – over 50 images selected from the artist’s treasure-trove of celebrated works. Ravynne’s intricate painting style lends itself perfectly to the meditative art of coloring. Use color and your imagination to breathe new life into these extraordinary creatures. Step through this doorway into a multiverse where the dragons dwell.
Author: Karpov Kinrade
View: 4085From USA TODAY bestselling author "Throne of Glass meets Game of Thrones" My mum used to say, "One day, your true self will be revealed. And on that day, your closest friends will turn against you." My name is Sky Knightly. I had an ordinary life. My work as a firefighter. My kids. Rinse and Repeat. Until someone kidnapped my little girl. Kara. I'll do anything to get her back. So when a mysterious stranger offers me a way to find her, I have no choice but to agree. Even though it means leaving everything behind. Even though it means traveling to a new world. Now, I must train to be an Ashlord, and fight in a war greater than any before. A war between humanity... and dragons. If I trust the wrong person, I'm dead. If I love the wrong person, I'm dead. And if I die, who will save Kara? If I die, who will save the world? The dragons are coming. Are you ready?
Author: George R. R. Martin
View: 1370In the aftermath of a colossal battle, new threats are emerging from every direction. Tyrion Lannister, having killed his father, and wrongfully accused of killing his nephew, King Joffrey, has escaped from King's Landing with a price on his head. To the north lies the great Wall of ice and stone - a structure only as strong as those guarding it. Eddard Stark's bastard son Jon Snow has been elected 998th Lord Commander of the Night's Watch. But Jon has enemies both inside and beyond the Wall. And in the east Daenerys Targaryen struggles to hold a city built on dreams and dust.
Author: P. L. Lansdon
View: 1062This is one woman's personal and sexual journey that takes her from one of the most influential people on Wall Street to dominatrix. Marilyn had always been a workaholic dedicating her life to her career feasting on the power and influence it provided but now she feels there is something missing in her life. She is finding it harder and harder to concentrate on her work. A friend suggests that what she needs is sex, to have her sexual needs satisfied by professionals without the complications of a relationship. Marilyn has almost no carnal knowledge but after the first satisfying sexual experience of her life, she becomes addicted to sex a connoisseur of her own orgasm. She plans to go on the her first vacation to a private island where they cater to almost any sexual desire to satisfy once and for all those sexual desires so she can get back to her normal life. However, once she experiences the thrill and power of sexual domination her life takes a drastic turn. She gives up her job on Wall Street and finds a life style that for the first time in her life makes her happy and content.
Author: George R.R. Martin
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
View: 2868HBO’s hit series A GAME OF THRONES is based on George R R Martin’s internationally bestselling series A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. A DANCE WITH DRAGONS: AFTER THE FEAST is the SECOND part of the fifth volume in the series. ‘Vivid, rich, multi-layered and utterly addictive’ Daily Express
Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence
Author: Carl Sagan
Publisher: Ballantine Books
View: 824“A history of the human brain from the big bang, fifteen billion years ago, to the day before yesterday . . . It's a delight.”—The New York Times Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of our most haunting legends—and their amazing links to recent discoveries. “How can I persuade every intelligent person to read this important and elegant book? . . . He talks about all kinds of things: the why of the pain of human childbirth . . . the reason for sleeping and dreaming . . . chimpanzees taught to communicate in deaf and dumb language . . . the definition of death . . . cloning . . . computers . . . intelligent life on other planets. . . . Fascinating . . . delightful.”—The Boston Globe “In some lost Eden where dragons ruled, the foundations of our intelligence were laid. . . . Carl Sagan takes us on a guided tour of that lost land. . . . Fascinating . . . entertaining . . . masterful.”—St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Author: Jeanne Lamy
View: 4196Noble hearts practice kindness. This is a perfect book to read with loved ones or even alone. Deliciously delightful, soul-soothing moments of truth and laughter inspire gratitude. Share the joy! Jenny, Jared, & Jeanne Webre Lamy share a joyful book with you!
Author: Randy Scott Owsley
Publisher: Page Publishing Inc
Category: Juvenile Fiction
View: 2140Dragon Dreams chronicles the fantastic beginning of the ancient race of Dragons dwelling on Earth. They fall into disorder and strife but and are reborn to guide and protect the children of man in the magical Land of Dreams.
Author: Peter Pavey
Category: Animals, Mythical
View: 5860A reissue of the classic Australian fantasy counting picture book which follows one dragon's dream about a very strange and unique court case. Peter Pavey's much-loved classic fantasy picture book is also a clever and unique counting book full of hidden surprises. Each picture poses a challenge to find the matching objects and visual puns and puzzles that abound within. Some are easy to spot, but some are more difficult...and some will have you looking for hours!
Author: Becca Price
View: 47832nd Edition - Illustrated "I am three thousand, four hundred and ten years old," the Dragon told the man. "And for every single night of every single year of those three thousand four hundred and ten years, I've slept on my treasure. It's how dragons sleep. It's how dragons have always slept." And he closed his eyes with a snap. Then he opened one eye cautiously. "What's a bed?" Brave princesses, grumpy dragons, princes competing for a kingdom, and children seeking answers to age-old questions. These six modern fairy tales include stories for pleasant dreams, and stories for stirring thought. They are just the right length for bedtime reading. Each is a gem that will delight the entire family. Suitable for age 5 and older.
Author: T.a. Chase
Publisher: Mlr Press
View: 5506Lovers for centuries, Mordred and George's relationship is strong enough to withstand anything-or so they thought. With dragons and magical creatures appearing every day, George risks everything, even to the point of losing his lover, to maintain the balance between the Realm of Dreams and the human world. Mordred can see George slipping away and, for the first time in his long life, insecurity creeps in. As the presence of old lovers, new friends and deadly dragons causes cracks in their foundation to form, Mordred and George must discover how far they're willing to go to save their love and their world.
Author: Mac Flynn
Publisher: Crescent Moon Studios, Inc.
View: 8321The final chapter in the lives of Miriam and Xander leads them into the last darkness that dwells within their world. Their guide is an otherworldly crew long-thought lost to time and death, and their foe is one of the last of the gods, a creature that cloaks itself in mystery and enigma. They find their welcome a warm one, but beneath the calm is a storm as savage as the Eternal Storm in which they find themselves. Unbeknown to them a trap is being laid, a foe is revealed, and their friends are torn apart. Miriam is left alone to face their enemy, a terrible enemy of the mind that entraps her within her own doubts. There, Miriam must face her greatest challenge and her worst fear: living in a world without her beloved dragon lord. KEYWORDS: new adult, mystery, paranormal, supernatural, fantasy, folklore, folktale, folk tale, legend, legends, myth, myths, action adventure, action, adventure, second chances, comedy, humor, horror, free, freebie, free book, free books, book, books, free ebook, ebook, free novel, rich, quick read, read, short, serial, series, college, funny, female protagonist, novel, secret, suspense, thriller, alpha male, literature, story, stories, hero, fiction, box, box set, boxed, boxed set, romance, free romance, free romance ebook, free romance ebooks, free romance book, free romance books, billionaire, wealthy, millionaire, women's fiction, racy, legal, free romance novel, free romance books, billionaire romance, seduction, sexy, sensual, urban, contemporary, 21st century, current, historical, past, demon, werewolf, shifter, shapeshifter, wolf, dark fantasy, vampire, undead, immortal, ghost, witch, sorcery, dragons, epic, elf, god, medieval, urban fantasy, dragon shifter romance, medieval paranormal romance, dragon wife, dragin
Author: Morgan Rice
Publisher: Morgan Rice
View: 5090“If you thought that there was no reason left for living after the end of the Sorcerer’s Ring series, you were wrong. In RISE OF THE DRAGONS Morgan Rice has come up with what promises to be another brilliant series, immersing us in a fantasy of trolls and dragons, of valor, honor, courage, magic and faith in your destiny. Morgan has managed again to produce a strong set of characters that make us cheer for them on every page.…Recommended for the permanent library of all readers that love a well-written fantasy.” --Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos The #1 Bestseller! From #1 Bestselling author Morgan Rice comes a sweeping new epic fantasy series: RISE OF THE DRAGONS (KINGS AND SORCERERS—Book 1). Kyra, 15, dreams of becoming a famed warrior, like her father, even though she is the only girl in a fort of boys. As she struggles to understand her special skills, her mysterious inner power, she realizes she is different than the others. But a secret is being kept from her about her birth and the prophecy surrounding her, leaving her to wonder who she really is. When Kyra comes of age and the local lord comes to take her away, her father wants to wed her off to save her. Kyra, though, refuses, and she journeys out on her own, into a dangerous wood, where she encounters a wounded dragon—and ignites a series of events that will change the kingdom forever. 15 year old Alec, meanwhile, sacrifices for his brother, taking his place in the draft, and is carted off to The Flames, a wall of flames a hundred feet high that wards off the army of Trolls to the east. On the far side of the kingdom, Merk, a mercenary striving to leave behind his dark past, quests through the wood to become a Watcher of the Towers and help guard the Sword of Fire, the magical source of the kingdom’s power. But the Trolls want the Sword, too—and they prepare for a massive invasion that could destroy the kingdoms forever. With its strong atmosphere and complex characters, RISE OF THE DRAGONS is a sweeping saga of knights and warriors, of kings and lords, of honor and valor, of magic, destiny, monsters and dragons. It is a story of love and broken hearts, of deception, of ambition and betrayal. It is fantasy at its finest, inviting us into a world that will live with us forever, one that will appeal to all ages and genders. RISE OF THE VALIANT (KINGS AND SORCERERS--BOOK #2) is now also available! “RISE OF THE DRAGONS succeeds—right from the start…. A superior fantasy…It begins, as it should, with one protagonist's struggles and moves neatly into a wider circle of knights, dragons, magic and monsters, and destiny.…All the trappings of high fantasy are here, from soldiers and battles to confrontations with self….A recommended winner for any who enjoy epic fantasy writing fueled by powerful, believable young adult protagonists.” --Midwest Book Review, D. Donovan, eBook Reviewer “An action packed fantasy sure to please fans of Morgan Rice’s previous novels, along with fans of works such as The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini…. Fans of Young Adult Fiction will devour this latest work by Rice and beg for more.” --The Wanderer, A Literary Journal (regarding Rise of the Dragons)
The Tale of Lanen Kaelar
Author: Elizabeth Kerner
Publisher: Tor Books
View: 2089Lanen Kaelar has dreamed of dragons all her life. But not just dreaming, for Lanen believes in dragons. Her family mocks her that dragons are just a silly myth. A legend. But Lanen knows better. And she means to prove it. One day she sets out on a dangerous voyage to the remote West to find the land of the True Dragons. What she discovers is a land of real dragons more beautiful—and surprising—than any dream she could have imagined. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Author: Mercedes Lackey
View: 9203National best-selling fantasy author Mercedes Lackey creates a vivid, dynamic fusion of the cultures of ancient Egypt and legendary Atlantis with the most exciting and believable portrayal of dragons ever imagined. The first book in this thrilling new series introduces us to a young slave who dreams of becoming a jouster-one of the few warriors who can actually ride a flying dragon. And so, in secret, he begins to raise his own dragon...
Author: George R. R. Martin
View: 5584HBO's hit series A GAME OF THRONES is based on George R.R. Martin's internationally bestselling series A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. A DANCE WITH DRAGONS: DREAMS AND DUST is the first part of the fifth volume in the series. In the aftermath of a colossal battle, new threats are emerging from every direction. Tyrion Lannister, having killed his father, and wrongfully accused of killing his nephew, King Joffrey, has escaped from King's Landing with a price on his head. To the north lies the great Wall of ice and stone - a structure only as strong as those guarding it. Eddard Stark's bastard son Jon Snow has been elected 998th Lord Commander of the Night's Watch. But Jon has enemies both inside and beyond the Wall. And in the east Daenerys Targaryen struggles to hold a city built on dreams and dust.
A Memoir by Lady Trent
Author: Marie Brennan
View: 9216Marie Brennan begins a thrilling new fantasy series in A Natural History of Dragons, combining adventure with the inquisitive spirit of the Victorian Age. You, dear reader, continue at your own risk. It is not for the faint of heart—no more so than the study of dragons itself. But such study offers rewards beyond compare: to stand in a dragon's presence, even for the briefest of moments—even at the risk of one's life—is a delight that, once experienced, can never be forgotten. . . . All the world, from Scirland to the farthest reaches of Eriga, know Isabella, Lady Trent, to be the world's preeminent dragon naturalist. She is the remarkable woman who brought the study of dragons out of the misty shadows of myth and misunderstanding into the clear light of modern science. But before she became the illustrious figure we know today, there was a bookish young woman whose passion for learning, natural history, and, yes, dragons defied the stifling conventions of her day. Here at last, in her own words, is the true story of a pioneering spirit who risked her reputation, her prospects, and her fragile flesh and bone to satisfy her scientific curiosity; of how she sought true love and happiness despite her lamentable eccentricities; and of her thrilling expedition to the perilous mountains of Vystrana, where she made the first of many historic discoveries that would change the world forever. "Saturated with the joy and urgency of discovery and scientific curiosity."—Publishers Weekly (starred review) on A Natural History of Dragons An NPR Best Book of 2013 The Lady Trent Memoirs 1. A Natural History of Dragons 2. The Tropic of Serpents 3. Voyage of the Basilisk 4. In the Labyrinth of Drakes 5. Within the Sanctuary of Wings At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.