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Dragon Kin and other fantasy stories

by Vanessa Finaughty  ZA South Africa

January 17, 2013   |    1,103 reads    |   0 comments

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Dragon Kin and other fantasy stories (book) by Vanessa FinaughtyThe Dragon Kin anthology is a compilation of fantasy stories with myriad twists to keep you turning the page.
In this anthology, a man's astonishing past is uncovered when he saves a young woman from conjured, fire-breathing dragons. A beginner wizard’s resolve is put to the test when rabid dogs chase him, set upon his trail by the king for accusing the queen of murder. A mother gets ready to brave danger by confronting a greedy black dragon with an overzealous fondness for livestock in the next valley that threatens, if left unchecked, to see her children starve during the looming winter. A wily assassin slips into the castle dungeons to silence a prisoner before his testimony can expose startling revelations about the queen. A fraught man does the unthinkable when he tries to kill a little girl for the bounty placed on her head. An elf risks revealing the world’s best-kept secret – her secret – by setting out to rescue kidnapped phoenix eggs and captured humans.
 

About The Author

Vanessa grew up in Cape Town, and still lives there with her husband of fifteen years, her baby daughter and plenty of furry, four-legged ‘children’.

Her passion for the written word started her career as an editor and copywriter, and she part-ran a writers’ critique group for close on seven years. She's been writing ever since she learnt how, has always been an avid reader, and currently lives on coffee and cigarettes.

Her interests include reading, photography, the supernatural, life's mysteries and martial arts, of which she has five years’ experience.

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