Search for the Red Dragon

Author: James A. Owen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0857070304

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 384

View: 5525

John, Jack, and Charles (who met nine years ago when they became Caretakers of the Imaginarium Geographica, an atlas of all the lands we think of as imaginary) have come together again. Someone is kidnapping the children of the Archipelago of Dreams - and the legendary Dragonships, which can cross between the two worlds, have disappeared. Their search takes them from Sir James Barrie and Peter Pan, to Jason and the Argonauts, Medea, the Pied Piper of Hamelin, and much more! An inventive, magical adventure that will keep readers riveted.

Dawn of the Dragons

Here, There Be Dragons; The Search for the Red Dragon

Author: James A. Owen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481441434

Category: Fiction

Page: 688

View: 796

What if all your most beloved stories were true? The stuff of legend lays the foundation for lore in this first installment of The Age of Dragons, an epic literary fantasy series that is at once both strange and familiar. In Here, There Be Dragons, an unusual murder brings together three strangers, John, Jack, and Charles, on a rainy night in London during the first World War. An eccentric little man called Bert tells them that they are now the Caretakers of the Imaginarium Geographica—an atlas of the Archipelago of Dreams, which contains all the lands that have ever existed in myth and legend, fable and fairy tale. And these adventures will help shape two of these men into the greatest fantasists of their generation: C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. In The Search for the Red Dragon, it has been nine years since John, Jack, and Charles had their great adventure in the Archipelago of Dreams and became the Caretakers of the Imaginarium Geographica. Now they have been brought together again to solve a mystery: Someone is kidnapping the children of the Archipelago. Their to save the world from a centuries-old plot is to seek out the last of the Dragonships—the Red Dragon—in a spectacular journey that takes them from Sir James Barrie’s Kensington Gardens to the Underneath of the Greek Titans of myth.

The Search for Grandmaster Svend (The Knights of St. Andrews)

Author: LA Quill


ISBN: 1300882565


Page: 92

View: 3717

The Knights of St. Andrews are famous for their courage, valor, and honesty. They are known far and wide as defenders of the peace and prosperity St. Andrews has always displayed. Trained by the wise and powerful Grandmaster Svend, the Knights of St. Andrews follow The Knights Code in every aspect of their lives. But now Grandmaster Svend is missing! With no clues as to his whereabouts, the Knights of St. Andrews must search the wilds of their realm and beyond to find their friend and mentor. Their journey will take them into the coldest parts of St. Andrews and have them facing off with an evil beyond imagining. Join Tristan, Payton, Jayden, and Kallum on their adventures in the first book of ""The Knights of St. Andrews,"" a series about loyalty, courage, and the enduring nature of friendship. Assessed reading level: 4.9

The Great Red Dragon

Author: Hilton Hotema

Publisher: Health Research Books

ISBN: 9780787311025

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 58

View: 3371

The mysterious war in Heaven; the Principle of Desire; the Awe-Inspiring Creative Power, its Function; the Secret Teachings on Procreation; False Prophets - The Sensations of the Body; the Edenic Fall; Degeneration; Why Woman is Higher Than Man.

Red Dragon Rising

Communist China's Military Threat to America

Author: Edward Timperlake,William C. Triplett, II

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1596987146

Category: History

Page: 300

View: 4103

The bestselling authors of The Year of the Rat expose how the Clinton administration helped Communist China achieve its military ambitions.

Red Dragon

Author: Thomas Harris

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440657795

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 9182

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Feed your fears with this terrifying classic that introduced cannibalistic serial killer Hannibal Lecter. FBI agent Will Graham once risked his sanity to capture Hannibal Lecter, an ingenious killer like no other. Now, he’s following the bloodstained pattern of the Tooth Fairy, a madman who’s already wiped out two families. To find him, Graham has to understand him. To understand him, Graham has only one place left to go: the mind of Dr. Lecter.



Author: Thomas Harris

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641191815

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

View: 522

Hannibal Lecter ist zurück Clarice Starling steckt in einer Krise, seit sie eine Drogendealerin erschossen hat. Doch dann wird sie wieder auf Hannibal Lecter angesetzt, der vor sieben Jahren aus dem Hochsicherheitstrakt entflohen ist. Währenddessen träumt sein großer Gegenspieler Mason Verger von Rache und benutzt Clarice als menschlichen Köder, um an Hannibal Lecter heranzukommen.

The Search for a Vanishing Beijing

A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Author: M.A. Aldrich

Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

ISBN: 9789622097773

Category: History

Page: 422

View: 8665

"The Search for a Vanishing Beijing weaves the genres of travel essays and travel guides into a comprehensive narrative about the cultural mosaic of the capital of China.

Where Is My Little Dragon? -

Author: Ingo Blum

Publisher: Where Is...? - ¿dónde Está

ISBN: 9781983139826

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 9325

This book is perfect for kids learning English or Spanish as their second language. Includes 4 pages for coloring. Are you looking for your little red dragon lady? Her name is Amy, and she has disappeared. Let's go find her! Is she helping a princess? Or a brave knight? Maybe she just flew away for some reason. Maybe dragons cannot fly at all? What do you think? The search for Amy is a delightful read-aloud. Kids will learn different places, objects, and simple questions and answers, but mostly, they will be happy when the funny red dragon is discovered at the end. Where? Well, just read. Kids learn well through repetition and simple language. Each line is translated into Spanish directly below for easy comprehension. The colors and large text in this collection make learning easy and fun. The text is simple and partly repetitive, suitable for early-age learning. This dual language bedtime story is part of the series "Where is . . .?" which is specifically designed to teach children new foreign words and phrases as you read to them.The book is also available in other languages. A Quick Good Night And Funny Bedtime Story. This story will capture children's interest and imagination and shall inspire a lifelong love of literature and reading. Now available: THREE more books in the series. Make sure to check them out! ¡Amy, la pequeña dragón, ha desaparecido! ¿Puedes encontrarla? Esta serie de cuentos para buscar y encontrar animales está dirigida a niños muy pequeños. La búsqueda de una pequeña dragón llamada Amy por diversos lugares es un cuento encantador para leerlo en voz alta. Sus ilustraciones llenas de color harán que escucharlo y entenderlo sea fácil y divertido, con un texto sencillo y parcialmente repetitivo. Este cuento también está disponible en otros idiomas. Un divertido cuento para buscar y encontrar. ¿Quién más falta? - ¿Dónde está mi perrito? - ¿Dónde está mi pequeña elefante? - ¿Dónde está mi mi pequeño cocodrilo?

Arthurian Legend in the Seventeenth Century

Author: Roberta Florence Brinkley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317656881

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 238

View: 6167

The study of the Arthurian legend in the 1600s has revealed almost no romance; the stories are more about the truth of Arthur’s existence and his exploits, with influence due to political bearing of the royalty versus parliament at the time. This fascinating study elucidates the differences between the stories of the seventeenth century and those more well-known now and looks at the development of the literature in line with the political climate and its links with Arthurian prophecy and lineage. Originally published 1932 and again in 1967.

Larry Bond's Red Dragon Rising: Shadows of War

Shadows of War

Author: Larry Bond,Jim DeFelice

Publisher: Forge Books

ISBN: 1429960604

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 361

Building off the World War III premise Larry Bond helped Tom Clancy to establish, Red Storm Rising, this new series looks at the world under an omnipresent Chinese superpower. When rapid climate change leads to mass riots in China, a new Communist premier seeks to relieve pressure by marching on traditional Chinese enemies in Southeast Asia. Desperately coping with its own problems, the US wants to avoid nuclear war at all costs - but ultimately must fight to preserve world peace. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Quest for the Emerald Dragon

Author: Kathleen K. Butler

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595499694

Category: Fiction

Page: 180

View: 9606

Karianna doesn't have to think long to decide how she will fight Malevente, an evil magician who has vowed to take control of the world. She knows that the only one capable of stopping him is the Emerald Dragon. There is only one problem: The dragon has not been seen in years. Some wonder whether the creature even exists, but Karianna remembers her mother speaking about the creature as a child. The dragon had saved her village from a band of outlaws, displaying tremendous powers. Now, Karianna must journey across an unknown land as she searches for the dragon's hiding place. Along the way, she meets Tyatu, another warrior trying to find the elusive creature. But they aren't the only ones looking. Malevente knows that if he finds the dragon first and steals its powers, he will be invincible. As Karianna journeys with Tyatu, she learns secrets not only about the Emerald Dragon but herself as well. She must understand what they mean and fast if she has any hope of defeating the evil magician and succeeding in her Quest for the Emerald Dragon.

Where Is My Little Dragon?

A Funny Seek-And-Find Book

Author: Ingo Blum

Publisher: Where Is

ISBN: 9781982941741

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 8354

A Quick Good Night And Funny Bedtime Story. Includes 4 pages for coloring. Are you looking for your little red dragon lady? Her name is Amy, and she disappeared... Let`s go and find her! Is she helping a princess? Or a brave knight? Maybe she just flew away for some reason. Maybe dragons cannot fly at all? What do you think? The search for red Amy is a delightful read-aloud. The vivid color illustrations of this book make listening and watching very easy and funny. The text is simple and partly repetitive. Kids will learn different places, objects, simple questions and answers, but mostly they will be happy when the funny red dragon lady is discovered at the end. Where? Well, just read... This story will capture children's interest and imagination and shall inspire a lifelong love of literature and reading. The book is also available in German and Spanish and bilingual English-German and English-Spanish. NOW AVAILABLE! THREE more books in the series. Make sure to check them out!

The Rise of Alchemy in Fourteenth-Century England

Plantagenet Kings and the Search for the Philosopher's Stone

Author: Jonathan Hughes

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441147772

Category: History

Page: 296

View: 535

Alchemists did more than try to transmute base metals into gold: they studied planetary influences on metals and people, refined plants and minerals in the search for medicines and advocated the regeneration of matter and spirit. This book illustrates how this new branch of thought became increasingly popular as the practical and theoretical knowledge of alchemists spread throughout England.Adopted by those in court and the circles of nobility for their own physical and spiritual needs, it was adapted for the diagnosis and therapeutic treatment of the illnesses of the body politic and its head, the king. This is the first work to synthesize all aspects of alchemy and show its contribution to intellectual, social and political life in the fourteenth century. Hughes explores a rich body of manuscripts to reveal the daily routines of the alchemist and his imaginative mindscape, and considers the contribution of alchemy to the vernacular culture and political debate, leading to a reassessment of the intellectual life of the middle ages.

Parlee and the Dragon Keys

Fantasy Adventure with a Twist of Faith

Author: PJ Waldeck

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1490844864

Category: Fiction

Page: 388

View: 565

Before being betrayed and imprisoned, Parlee must find her way through sleepy villages, a guarded bridge, a mysterious cove and an enchanted forest on her way to Braunfield Castle. In her pocket she carries one of the three Dragon Keys which legend says holds the freedom of her world, and a scheming Generals power in check. No truly noble quest would be complete without an entourage of diverse companions, and Parlee and the Dragon Keys provides them. Miles: a humble donkey cart driver who offers Parlee a ride and has a familiar face that she can’t quite place. Through Parlee’s youthful eyes he seems old and worn, but in his case looks are deceiving. Kig: a dashing swordsman, with questionable credentials, is Parlee’s soul-mate, but true love never follows a straight course which puts their devotion to one another to the test. Smolder: a Moon Dragon who is eager to learn more about humans and quickly forms a bond with Parlee; but even this sweet-natured friend has an agenda of his own. One of these three friends will betray her, one will deliver her to the enemy and the third will desert her for a pretty face. Knowing all this in advance will not help you to untangle the web of intrigue and plot deceptions that will lead you on an adventure with a twist of faith.

The Angel Stones

Author: Joshua Soderlund

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 146539754X

Category: Fiction

Page: 390

View: 5765

As chaos begins happening around the world a group of unlikely characters have joined together to find the missing Angel stones spread all over. As the angels in heaven try to prevent things from getting even worse in the world for two of their own are missing.

Cave Lupus

Author: Christian Martin

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 146915062X

Category: Fiction

Page: 701

View: 4894

Thousands of years before this story begins, in a world rife with war, savagery and power, a prophesy was made, one amongst many of that time. Then it was forgotten, but prophesies have a tendency to be forgotten, do they not? Yet, prophesies have a better chance of being realised when forgotten than when the two legs try to favour it or to mingle with its natural development. This scroll tells the story of how our family became involved with its onset, development, and conclusion. This is my saga. I almost started this scroll with the classical once upon a time, but this story is on-going, and you too will be part of it, writing your own saga in time. Sons, Daughters, learn that the past may guide, but must never stifle your thinking. Nothing we hold dear is permanent, and this is right, for permanence equals stability, leading to disappearance. Let us begin our trip... Uncle Silver Wolf Nearly eight thousand years after the Nuclear Cataclysm threw back civilization to the cave age, society is fighting its way up the ladder again. The political structure matches the Middle Age, with Kingdoms, Trade Orders, Roads of Initiation, and Symbols of Mastery. There exists one huge historical difference: Each six-year old Child is taken from home by the Diviners, travels for a year to get hands-on work experience before being incorporated into an Order for life. Another issue is the effects of the Cataclysm on life: numerous mutant life-forms have emerged, while huge swaths of the world have become inhospitable. Thus begins the story of Harold, Companion Ironsmith, and how he discovers his unexpected heritage.

Rusty the Red Dragon

Author: Matt Crossfield

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781912655014


Page: 38

View: 6637

Rusty the Red Scrap Dragon is lonely, but when he spots a puff of smoke in the distance he starts his journey to find another dragon. The book follows Rusty on his adventures, meeting new friends along the way. My idea for the book was to inspire children to have the courage to fulfil their goals and ambitions. I hope to show youngsters that it is beneficial to socialise and interact with others.