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Old May 4 2013, 12:05 PM   #1
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I would like to introduce a series of Dragon themed novels.

Dragons in the Mist is a story of a culture with a forgotten history, that must be rediscovered to save the Palmir People.

The first novel is Dragon Soul.
Dragon Soul begins in Vedicville, a village of the agrarian society - the Palmir People.

The Plague from the North--an attack of the Volastoque, a species of dual-winged flying reptiles --virtually annihilated the Palmir People generations ago. They defeated the Plague, with the help of mystics and dragons - but at great cost.

Dragons did not survive as separate entities. They are called Dragon Souls, and they reside in human Hosts who transform into Dragons.

Vedicville serves as a place to mentor Dragon Souls and Hosts, humans who transform into dragons. Thol, a goat herder at Vedicville, never imagined he would start his day as a human and end up as a dragon. Who would? There are usually indications that a person is Host to a Dragon Soul. The first indication for Thol, was when his hands began to elongate and turn into talons. When Rasdor emerges, unexpectedly, and fly's off in a panic, several villagers commence a journey to find him. The search uncovers more than the lost dragon, the key to saving their entire civilization. If they realize it in time.

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Kuaric's mouth fills with an acrid tang. His human body stretches and elongates. Clothes dissolve into his skin. Claws, complete with talons, erupt from his hands and feet. His neck lengthens, with each vertical undulation becoming more serpentine. His head slightly flattens, becoming triangular in shape, silver maned, with flaming red eyes.
Sharp black scales erupt to cover his entire body. A dorsal crest bursts through his back. A tail grows behind and he becomes a dragon of gargantuan size.

Kuaric --now Maru his Dragon Soul-- screams with the pain of Transformation. Soon the change is complete. Maru - a powerful, predominately black-bodied dragon with silver mane, ridges and wings stands where a moment before was a mortal man.


Book 2 - Dragon Rebirth picks up where Dragon Soul left off. The plot line intensifies, new characters are introduced and the arena for the battle with the creatures attacking the Palmir People broadens as the story progresses. Mixed in all this, there are poignant moments of loss, love, spiritual growth and maturity as the characters face their fears and find within themselves the means to survive and prepare to prevail against the incursions.

Tumultuous times are upon the Palmir People. The threat of annihilation looms large once again, for they know the Volastoque poise for mass invasion. Nothing short of successful mastery of the lost powers can turn the tide.

But not without risk… or sacrifice.

The characters you learned to love in book one continue their preparations to defend the Palmir People against the incursion of the Volastoque. The hatching of the first dragon eggs in over three hundred years bring in new characters and twists that immerses the reader in the trials and victories of the culture and its people.

In Dragon Soul, we saw how these can meld to work together for the benefit of everyone. In Dragon Rebirth, the characters are forced to look within themselves for strength, and learn the depth of their moral fiber.


I would appreciate your consideration of the series, and look forward to any feedback!

B.J. Whittington My Webiste - you can read excerpts of both novels, and the in-works prequel at that location, as well as character interviews in the blog.
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Just an update.
Both Novels are now available in Paperback and Audible Books versions.

Dragon Soul
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Dragon rebirth
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Greetings from Vedicville!

At long last Dragon Nemesis is available!
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00G2LJ4S0



This prequel to the Dragons in the Mist series takes place 300 years before the timeframe of Dragon Soul and Dragon Rebirth. This novel tells the stories of the last days before the Volastoque are vanquished, saving the Palmir People. Dragon Nemesis is a story of sacrifice, filled with many poignant moments as hard choices are made to secure the future of the Palmir People and Dragonkind.

Dragon Nemesis includes several of the much-loved characters from the series. We get to see Maru in his original dragon form, with his mate and offspring. Trella is part of the story too, as a young, inexperienced dragon who helps secure the future of dragonkind. A few other familiar characters are also in the storyline, along with new characters who will steal your heart.

Due to reader feedback and request, a map of the Palmir continent has been created. Since the towns on map do not apply to the Prequel , it has only been added to Dragon Soul and Dragon Rebirth. These new files have been uploaded to Amazon. You should be able to update your copy through your customer interface. Or, if you only want to see the map it is available for viewing at http://bjwhittington.com/blog/

I enjoy reader feedback, so be sure to leave a message on the blog. As always, reviews on Amazon help the titles to reach a larger audience and I would appreciate any and all reviews.

Book three of the series is in the infant stages. But, lots of new and surprising events are already coming together for book three.


I will appreciate it if you spread the word about the series.

Happy reading!

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