Summary: An epic novel of politics, religion, war and love that will leave you wanting to read everything Julia Golding is capable of writing. Dragonfly (Dragonfly, book 1) by Julia Golding – book cover, description, publication history. Dragonfly. Princess Taoshira is appalled when she is ordered to marry Prince Ramil ac Burinholt in order to unite their lands. And Ramil’s not too pleased either .
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How A teriffic julka and a memorable story. Arranged marriage to seal alliances may not be the way things have traditionally been done in the Blue Crescent Islands, but if they want to stay independent, that’s going to change. This was the best I ever found!
Skyscape October 29, Language: Email Address never made public. There is a second story I will be looking into getting but it is not of the same characters. The hate-turned-love romantic device relies completely on the strength of the characters. In dragoncly beginning of the story he is kind of a tool, but he quickly realizes how horrible he’s been to Tashi and shifts into a much more like-able, much more enjoyable hero, but I do appreciate his early drqgonfly.
Draginfly book wasn’t an original story, mainly because it drew from so many other stories, but also because it resembles a lot of movies out there too. Aug 13, Arya rated it it was amazing Shelves: Danger In The Hig I actually borrowed this book from a library but it was so good, I had to buy it!
I thoroughly enjoyed every page. It is action packed from start to finish with both adventure and romance. Can jula put aside their differences long enough to survive ambush, unarmed combat, brainwashing and imprisonment?
Its not very original, but sometimes familiarity can be comforting. And he’s not too pleased, either. The whole religious goddess that Tashi worshiped was the ENTIRE or almost all the plot and how Tashi finds herself and learns that the “goddess” loves her no matter what she does. Want to Read saving… Error rating book. One of the things I loved about this story was the Blue Crescent culture – with governance that reminded me somewhat of Queen Amidala of Star Wars fame the elected royal, the formal stiffness of posture, the white face paint and elaborate clothingthe people are also matriarchal and sophisticated.
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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Tashi, Ramil, Gordoc, and all the other lovable characters make this book worth reading; but not the only reason, the backdrop is weaved around an action-adventure that keeps the book moving along at a fast pace.
Preview — Dragonfly by Julia Golding. So, let me prove my point. They allow each other to be themselves. Retrieved from ” https: The Diamond of Drury Lane: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
I read Dragonfly thinking it would be a fun read golxing thought the plot looked interesting and cute The characters were well written and not flushed out. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It makes it more interesting.
Since I rarely buy books. This book had that underlining message of tolerance towards other cultures and religion.
I know Dragonfly and Glass Swallow were standalones but they were still interwoven and I’ve had my eye on The Silver Sea for almost 2 months now and was wondering if it was a completely separate story or remotely related to the previous 2 books?
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Categories Fiction Non-fiction Children’s books Authors. And will the people they meet on their adventure–including a circus strongman, a daring rebel leader, a sinister master of spies, and the best female fighter they have ever seen–help them or betray them to the enemy?
I probably would have enjoyed this book more if I had read it when I was 10 years younger, but alas it was not to be, and so I am left bereft of dargonfly real enjoyment. And in the end she was a wonderful character! I think it didn’t work for me because I had two major issues with this book. They risk their lives to get draognfly to their kingdoms- alive.
Can the couple learn to work together before their lands fall to war? Golding did a phenomenal job of representing a fairy-tale like character who must strive to fit into not only her new society as a princess, but in the rest of the story the society of the easterners who are much more crass and straightforward.
They need an alliance against the evil, conquering Fergox of Holt–who is forcing worship of his bloodthirsty god over conquered territories–and his equally nasty sister Junis. She was a poor peasant girl never really caring about becoming a princess.
Gordoc stared at his friend and scratched his unshaven chin. He is used to hunting and carousing.
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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Along the way, Ramil and Tashi learn much about themselves and one another, and through the cast of characters they encounter – a circus strongman, dashing rebels, brave slaves and many ordinary people – they begin to see a way to bring the mighty Fergox Spearthrower low, and save their beautiful lands from devastation and war.
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