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Todd McCaffrey is the bestselling author of the Pern novels Dragonsblood, Dragonheart, and Dragongirl, and the co-author, with his mother, Anne McCaffrey, of Dragons Time, Dragons Kin, Dragons Fire, and Dragon Harper. A computer engineer, he currently lives in Los Angeles. Having grown up in Ireland with the epic of the Dragonriders of Pern,® he is bursting with ideas for new stories of that world, its people, and its dragons.
Scores of dragons are dead after plague swept across the world of Pern, and now the Weyrs are struggling to rebuild before Threadfall destroys everythingand everyoneleft alive. Their best hope lies with a group of new dragonriders who have volunteered to brave the dangers of an unexplored island populated by vicious wild felines and voracious tunnel-snakes to create a safe home for their young dragons, whose offspring will hopefully replenish Perns decimated population. But their leader, Xhinna, the first female rider of a blue dragon, faces an uphill battle to win the respect of her peers, especially after tragedy leaves the new colony reeling. The way forward seems to lie with the awesome ability of the dragons to travel through time. But that power comes with risks: By venturing into the past, Xhinna may jeopardize the very future she has sworn to save.
Memorable characters and a good balance of individual dramas and large-scale action make this a strong addition to the Pern saga.Library Journal
Longtime fans will enjoy the latest adventures of the cheerful dragonriders and their colorful mounts.Publishers Weekly
McCaffrey will be remembered, rightly, as one of science fictions grand masters.Tor.com
|Genre||FICTION / Science Fiction / Adventure|
|Publisher Date||2013-05-28 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||0.44 lb|
|Series Name||Dragonriders of Pern|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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