Search for the Red Dragon

Author: James A. Owen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0857070304

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 384

View: 4502

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: 2225

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.

In Search of the Red Dragon

The Welsh in Canada

Author: Carol Bennett McCuaig,Carol Bennett

Publisher: Renfrew, Ont. : Juniper Books

ISBN: 9780919137134

Category: Canada

Page: 244

View: 1578


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: 3521

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

The Great Red Dragon

Author: Hilton Hotema

Publisher: Health Research Books

ISBN: 9780787311025

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 58

View: 3389

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.

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

Author: LA Quill


ISBN: 1300882565


Page: 92

View: 5779

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



Author: Thomas Harris

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641191815

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

View: 1467

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.

Great Red Dragon Or the Master Key to Popery 1854

Author: Anthony Gavin

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing

ISBN: 9780766147980

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 420

View: 2356

1854. This compilation of essays lends questions for the reader to decide. As a Christian people, it comes to us to carefully examine the grounds of our belief and to decide with due caution for ourselves whether the doctrines and standards of faith proposed for our acceptance conform with those handed down to us by the fathers. By placing this book in the hands of the reader, he will be enabled to compare it with the only safe rule of faith and practice, the blessed gospel of Christ, which is all truth, purity and wisdom, and cannot mislead.

Red Dragon

(Hannibal Lecter)

Author: Thomas Harris

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446439720

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 3540

_________________________ THE LEGENDARY THRILLER THAT CREATED DR HANNIBAL LECTER Will Graham was a brilliant profiler of criminals for the FBI - until he suffered terrible injuries in the process of capturing Dr Hannibal 'the Cannibal' Lecter. Years later, a serial killer nicknamed 'the Tooth Fairy' is massacring entire families each full moon. With the FBI desperate for progress, Will reluctantly agrees to consult. But he soon realises that he alone can't crack the case; he needs the help of the only mind even better than his own at understanding the mentalities of psychopaths. The mind of Hannibal Lecter. But Hannibal is playing his own twisted game from the asylum for the criminally insane. Will isn't alone in getting advice from the cannibal. So is the Tooth Fairy - the man haunted by visions of the murderous Red Dragon...

The Eye of the Red Dragon

The Guardians of Elestra

Author: Thom Jones

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780615511795

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 142

View: 4360

Derek and Deanna and their friends accompany Iszarre to King Barado's castle for a picnic that ends with Iszarre arguing with a peach tree about giving him a second piece of fruit. Their search for the fifth moonstone starts with a trip to Tobungus' home, the Torallian Forest. That means that Zorell must meditate to find a happy place, and Tobungus needs to feed his shoes flipper juice to increase his dancing abilities. If Tobungus seems weird, his friend Rorrdoogo and the Mushroom wizard Bohootus are stranger yet. But, the real action takes place in the Dragon Realm where a young king finds his way, and his color, and an old dragon gets his mojo back. At the end of their adventure, as usual, Derek and Deanna are left with more questions than answers. Who was this friend who betrayed the older dragon, and where did all of the purple dragon wizards go?

The Red Dragon & The West Wind

The Winning Guide to Official Chinese & American Mah-Jongg

Author: Tom Sloper

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061906123

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 272

View: 9191

The Red Dragon & The West Wind is the perfect introduction to this ancient game of strategy and subterfuge, covering all aspects of the two most common varieties, American and Chinese, along with an overview of other global approaches. The book begins with the history and origin and moves on to the rules of play and ways to win and avoid essential errors as well as the etiquette to follow. With everything from clear instructions on dealing, building, and distributing tiles to a look at the history and future of the game, this is the essential book for anyone who wants to have fun–and win–while playing mah–jongg.

The Bear and the Dragon

Author: Tom Clancy

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101002322

Category: Fiction

Page: 1152

View: 4579

President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis unlike any he has ever known in Tom Clancy's extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller. A high-level assassination attempt in Russia has the newly elected Ryan sending his most trusted eyes and ears—including antiterrorism specialist John Clark—to Moscow, for he fears the worst is yet to come. And he’s right. The attempt has left the already unstable Russia vulnerable to ambitious forces in China eager to fulfill their destiny—and change the face of the world as we know it...

Rusty the Red Dragon

Author: Matt Crossfield

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781912655014


Page: 38

View: 3669

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.

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: 928

"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.

The Red Dragon's Lair Role Playing Game

Author: Logan Montgomery Knight

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781514681794


Page: 26

View: 5380

The Red Dragon's Lair, the fantasy adventure where you become a Magician, Rogue, Warrior, Paladin, Alchemist, Berserker, Bard and more on a quest to slay an evil Red Dragon. You control the actions of a daring adventurer finding the way through hideous surface creatures, a cave of wonders, and a dark dungeon filled with, undead monsters, elementals and treacherous traps. In the mysterious adventure your quest continues against the evil forces that oppose you. Your daring efforts to reach the Red Dragon's Lair are where your adventure begins and Your Quest Awaits! The evil Red Dragon dwells far across an unexplored land and lives deep within a dungeon filled with undead monsters and elementals. Your quest is to cross the great unknown, clear the dungeon of evil and slay the Red Dragon. You and your friends will make the journey looting monsters and plundering the dungeon in search of magical items, weapons and treasure! This game is a character driven game, and built upon my d10 system. Players use a pre-made character or create one of their own! Creating a character is fast and easy or choose a character and begin the game. Next equip your character with special items and weapons. Each character is unique and uses different styles of combat. The crafty Rogue hides in the shadows firing arrows from a distance. The Paladin engages the monsters head-on with shield and sword. The Warrior jumps in the fray without regard for himself slaying monsters near and far. The alchemist mixes up concoctions for many things, the Magician uses powerful magic to protect the others and destroy monsters and the Berserker is immortal and Berserk. The awesome forces that oppose you can prove to be more than a match and adventurers will die! Mwahahahaha!

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: 1767

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: 4004

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.

Arthurian Legend in the Seventeenth Century

Author: Roberta Florence Brinkley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317656881

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 238

View: 3887

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.