Yet disaster threatens the mission at every turn, thanks to the diabolical machinations of the Chinese dragon Lien, who blames Temeraire for her master's death and vows to ally herself with Napoleon and take vengeance. Then, faced with shattering betrayal in an unexpected place, Laurence, Temeraire, and their squad must launch a daring offensive. But what chance do they have against the massed forces of Bonaparte's implacable army?
Dragon tales: don't miss the rest of the Temeraire series.
©2006 Naomi Novik; (P)2007 Random House Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House Inc.
"Novik's magical 18th century, peopled with sympathetic characters, induces avid reading. Long may she write!" (Booklist)
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"Loved the dragons and the people"
I really like this series, and hope the audio of books four and five will come out quickly. It's so nice to have such an original and convincing world. The narrator is clear and pleasant, and characterizes the different accents, dragon and human, well.Just when I need distraction these books are absorbing, fast paced and easy to follow.
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