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Dragon's Lure [Kindle Edition]

James Chambers , C.E. Murphy , Jeffrey Lyman , James Daniel Ross , Misty Massey , Danielle Ackley-McPhail , Jean Marie Ward , C.J. Henderson , Keith R.A. Decandido , John Grant
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Book Description

Here There Be Dragons!

What is the deal with virgins?
Why would a dragon want to swallow the moon?
Is a bed of treasure really to be desired?

At long last a collection that delves into the lore on what lures a dragon. We bring you nineteen tempting tales of draconic wonder—along with the lyrics to two classic and much-beloved songs—certain to broaden your understanding of these legendary creatures that have fascinated mankind throughout time and across cultures.

Trek across a dragon’s dream space in C.E. Murphy’s Perchance to Dream…Take wing in Misty Massey’s Flying Away Home…and the burning question in Vonnie Winslow Crist’s Weathermaker…got milk? Everything you wanted to know about dragons, but no one has survived to ask…

With stories by John Grant, Vonnie Winslow Crist, Patrick Thomas, James Chambers, Misty Massey, Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Mike Penncavage, C.E. Murphy, Hildy Silverman, Bernie Mojzes, Randy Farran, C.J. Henderson, Claire Stephens McMurray, Robert E. Waters, D.C. Wilson, Jean Marie Ward, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Anna Yardney, Jeffrey Lyman, James Daniel Ross, and David B. Coe, this is a tome you are sure to treasure!


"Baited Breath" - John Grant
"Weathermaker" - Vonnie Windslow Crist
"The Gargler's Game" - Patrick Thomas
"He Who Burns" - James Chambers
"Flying Away Home" - Misty Massey
"Emberling" - Danielle Ackley-McPhail
"The Bakunawa" - Michael Penncavage
"Perchance To Dream" - C.E. Murphy
"Off-The-Wagon Dragon" - Hildy Silverman
"Thus The Trap" - Bernie MOjzes
"The Dragon Song" - Randy Farran
"Point of Ettiquette" - C.J. Henderson
"The Dragon's Retorte" - Claire Stephens McMurray
"Red Dragon Symphony" - Robert E. Waters
"The Fall Of Teotihuacan" - D.C. Wilson
"Lord Bai's Discovery" - Jean Marie Ward
"Fire In The Hole" - Keith R.A. Decandido
"Drawing Fire" - Anna Yardney
"The Dog and Pony And Dragon Show" - Jeffrey Lyman
"Red Talons" - James Daniel Ross
"The Dragon Muse" - David B. Coe

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Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 622 KB
  • Print Length: 260 pages
  • Publisher: Dark Quest (26 Dec. 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004I6E4E0
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #559,259 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3.0 out of 5 stars It's OK 6 Feb. 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I'm struggling to maintain enough interest to finish this. There's nothing wrong with the stories, but even with a C.E. Murphy Old Races story, the collection leaves me underwhelmed. I guess it's a question of editorial taste being on another wavelength.

There is also the usual collection of typos, which I presume is just plain poor proofreading. I was also puzzled to find š › used a chapter sub-divider instead of e.g. * * *. What's that about?
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4.0 out of 5 stars Dragon's Lure is a Fun Read 8 Jun. 2010
By Leona Wisoker - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
"Dragon's Lure" is very enjoyable, and a great addition to my bookshelf. From the beginning story by John Grant ("Baited Breath"), to the ending one by David B. Coe ("The Dragon Muse"), I loved every moment of reading this quirky collection of short stories. This is a fun read, and hard to put down; the writers are all very talented and have a great sense of humor. I highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys dragon stories but is tired of the "same old stuff". The cover art (by Thomas Nackid) and interior artwork (by Linda Saboe) is also lovely; I even bought a print of one of the illustrations along with the book, and I do NOT do that often.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Dragon's Lure 12 Nov. 2012
By Star @ The Bibliophilic Book Blog - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Dragons have always captured our imaginations ranging from fire-breathing beasts of old to the more civilized dragons in some contemporary literature. `Dragon's Lure' gives a deeper look into the lives and loves of dragons - from virgins to mountains of treasure. Very original and breathtaking, `Dragon's Lure' will definitely lure you in as you delve into the dragon psyche. My favorite story in the collection is "Perchance to Dream" by C.E. Murphy. Ms. Murphy's story gives a new perspective on Janx, the dragon from her Negotiator trilogy and one of my favorite characters. If you love dragons, I'm sure you'll love `Dragon's Lure'.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Nice short stories 14 May 2013
By Lincoln Brown - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
These are pretty good stories some better then others but not a bad one in the book. I would recommend this to anyone who likes fantasy with a little mystery mixed in
4.0 out of 5 stars like 19 Dec. 2012
By Amazon Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Thought I'd love this more. Fan of several of the authors. Good read, but theme gets old quick. Surprised, but not necessarily in the good way.
5.0 out of 5 stars No disappointments here! 2 April 2015
By Sofia E. Salinger - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Fantastic! Loved every story. A lot of fun to read
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