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Dragon Games

(2010)
(The second book in the Books of Umber series)
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The heart-stopping adventure that began in Happenstance Found -- praised in a Publishers Weekly starred review for its "rich characterizations...well-choreographed action...and genuinely surprising twists" -- intensifies in the stunning second book in the Books of Umber trilogy.

Happenstance would like nothing more than to stay in the comfort of the Aerie, Lord Umber's spectacular cliffside home, without having to worry about the secrets of his past -- or the undetermined role he must play in Umber's desperate mission.

But adventure beckons when Umber receives two mysterious messages. One is a desperate plea for help from Caspar, the man who stole precious documents from Umber's archives that could unlock the mysteries of Hap's powers. Caspar is trapped on a forbidden island, the victim of a nightmarish curse. He is willing to reveal his secrets to Umber and Hap -- but what he demands in return may be impossible to achieve.

The second message is from an oppressed kingdom ruled by a brutish monarch, where an old rival of Umber's has stolen a cache of dragon eggs. The eggs have begun to hatch, and the question is, what do they plan to do with those infant dragons?

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Praise for this book

"An engaging story that will leave readers eager for future installments." - Brandon Mull


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Used availability for P W Catanese's Dragon Games

Hardback Editions

January 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dragon Games (The Books of Umber)
Author(s): P W Catanese
ISBN: 1-4169-7521-7 / 978-1-4169-7521-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Aladdin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

January 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dragon Games (The Books of Umber)
Author(s): P W Catanese
ISBN: 1-4169-5383-3 / 978-1-4169-5383-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Aladdin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

April 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Dragon Games: Books of Umber, Book 2
Author(s): P W Catanese
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


April 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Dragon Games: Books of Umber, Book 2
Author(s): P W Catanese
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2010 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Dragon Games (The Books of Umber)
Author(s): P W Catanese
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Dragon Games (The Books of Umber Book 2)
Author(s): P W Catanese
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA