His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, Book 1)

His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, Book 1)

Naomi Novik


Aerial wrestle brings an exhilarating new measurement to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors upward push to Britain’s security by means of taking to the skies . . . no longer aboard plane yet atop the robust backs of battling dragons.

When HMS Reliant captures a French frigate and seizes its valuable shipment, an unhatched dragon egg, destiny sweeps Capt. Will Laurence from his seafaring existence into an doubtful future–and an unforeseen kinship with a so much remarkable creature. Thrust into the rarified international of the Aerial Corps as grasp of the dragon Temeraire, he'll face a crash direction within the bold strategies of airborne conflict. For as France’s personal dragon-borne forces rally to breach British soil in Bonaparte’s boldest gambit, Laurence and Temeraire needs to bounce into their very own baptism of fireside.

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