When a virulent epidemic strikes the Aerial Corps, Laurence and Temeraire must race to find the cure.
Temeraire, Book 4
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Featuring: Temeraire; Laurence
Mass Market Paperback
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â€śA new writer is soaring on the wings of a dragon.â€ť
New York Times
â€śEnthralling readingâ€“itâ€™s like Jane
Austen playing Dungeons & Dragons with Eragonâ€™s Christopher
â€“Time, on His Majestyâ€™s
Tragedy has struck His Majestyâ€™s Aerial
Corps, whose magnificent fleet of fighting dragons and their
human captains valiantly defend Englandâ€™s shores against the
encroaching armies of Napoleon Bonaparte. An epidemic of
unknown origin and no known cure is decimating the noble
dragonsâ€™ ranksâ€“forcing the hopelessly stricken into
quarantine. Now only Temeraire and a pack of newly recruited
dragons remain uninfectedâ€“and stand as the only means of an
airborne defense against Franceâ€™s ever bolder
Bonaparteâ€™s dragons are already harrowing
Britainâ€™s ships at sea. Only one recourse remains: Temeraire
and his captain, Will Laurence, must take wing to Africa,
whose shores may hold the cure to the mysterious and deadly
contagion. On this mission there is no time to waste, and no
telling what lies in store beyond the horizon or for those
left behind to wait, hope, and hold the line.
gripping adventure full of rich detail and the impossible
wonder of gilded fantasy.â€ť
â€“Entertainment Weekly, on His
â€śA thrilling fantasy . . . All hail
â€“The Washington Post Book World, on His
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