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Dragon Soul

(The third book in the Havemercy series)
A novel by

With just two novels under their belts, young writers Jaida Jones and Danielle Bennett have established themselves as two of the hottest new stars in fantasy. Havemercy introduced readers to a brilliantly realized world riven by an intractable war between the kingdoms of Volstov and Ke-Han - a war in which the great dragons of Volstov - deadly hybrids of machine and magic - and their equally fierce human riders were all that kept the dark sorcery of Ke-Han at bay. In Shadow Magic, Jones and Bennett brought the common humanity of the opposing sides to life in an adventure that showcased once again their talent for creating not only fantastic settings but vivid characters to inhabit them.

Now Jones and Bennett are back with their most accomplished novel yet, featuring the return of two beloved characters, the brothers Rook and Thom. When the war was at its height, there was no fighter on either side who could match Rook for sheer arrogance and skill. Only Rook could ride the great dragon Havemercy, whose savagery and bloodlust matched his own. Thom could not be more different. Bookish, diffident, reserved, he yearns for his brother's approval - yet fears he can never earn it.

With the war over, and an uneasy truce holding between Volstov and Ke-Han, it seems the perfect opportunity for the long-lost brothers to forge a bond by taking a trip together. At least, that's how it seems to Thom. Rook hasn't given a rat's ass about anything since the end of the war, his brother included, and he's not about to start now. Not when the one thing he loved in the world - Havemercy - lies scattered in pieces across Ke-Han.

Then Rook and Thom discover that someone is buying up bits of the fallen dragons, including Havemercy. Though the dragons are dead, the magic that powered them is not - and if that magic and the technology created to harness it should fall into the wrong hands, the fragile peace could shatter. An agent from Ke-Han, a sorceress from Volstov, and a group of desert tribesmen are all in the race, and the future rests on whoever gets there first. But all that matters to Rook is that someone is desecrating his girl, so he vows to leave no stone unturned in laying her to rest - and taking his revenge.

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"I've read and reread this series. I think it's great." - Charlaine Harris

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Used availability for Jaida Jones and Danielle Bennett's Dragon Soul

Hardback Editions

June 2010 : USA Hardback

Title: Dragon Soul
Author(s): Jaida Jones, Danielle Bennett
ISBN: 0-553-80769-2 / 978-0-553-80769-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
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Paperback Editions

May 2011 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Dragon Soul (Havemercy)
Author(s): Jaida Jones, Danielle Bennett
ISBN: 0-553-59304-8 / 978-0-553-59304-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
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Kindle Editions

June 2010 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Dragon Soul (Havemercy Book 3)
Author(s): Jaida Jones, Danielle Bennett
Publisher: Spectra
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