Re: Just discovered a new author!!!
- --- In Fantasy_Books@yahoogroups.com, "Paula" <pauliree@...> wrote:
>Their called His Majesty's Dragon,Throne of Jade,and Black Powder War.
> Hi everyone,
> I don't remember how recent she is but I found an author just recently
> published here in Australia called Naomi Novik. She has three books
> published as far as I am aware and they are just up my alley. They
> are called Temeraire and the other two's titles escape me just now but
> if you like historical fiction this is for you. They are set in the
> Napoleonic era during the war between England and France and an
> unsuspecting captain of the british navy boards a French ship and they
> discover a dragon egg. He has to join the aerial corps then and his
> adventures begin. I love the fact that dragons are just taken for
> granted but there doesn't seem to be too many other mythical creatures
> aside from sea serpents which can be seen to be water dragons. There
> is no other sign of magic or anything and it is all about air and sea
> battle tactics. Great Fun!!
Temeraire i think is the name of the ship(or the Dragon??)..
Peter Jackson has an option on them but i dont think they will get
made for a while as he is very very busy
i have to agree about Tad Williams but i also like david drake and sarah ash
has anyone read any Dave Duncan
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