In her debut novel Rachel Hartman creates an impressive vision of a world full of wonderfully original dragons, apparently living a peaceful existence amongst humans.
Reviewed by Victoria Simpson-Forrest
But when our young heroine Seraphina discovers the secret her father has kept hidden since her birth and that the fragile peace in the realm of Goredd is threatened, she realises her life as a talented court musician will never be the same again as she becomes embroiled in a plot to destroy the kingdom which puts her own survival at risk. For fans of fantasy fiction this is a book filled with thrills and excitement. Hartman expertly spins a story with vivid characters and rewarding narrative.