Dragon Blood

Dragon Blood

Patricia Briggs

Synopsis of Dragon Blood

Ward, ruler of Hurog, is striving to restore his lands and people to prosperity, wanting nothing more than a quiet life. But when an old friend, escaping from High King Jakoven's torturers, seeks refuge in his keep, Ward can no longer ignore the growing rebellion against the tyrannical High King. He realizes that he cannot stand aside-he must join with the rebels.

However, Jakoven has a secret weapon with which he intends to crush the rebellion: Farsonsbane, a magical artifact that has destroyed entire cities. But first, Jakoven needs blood to awaken it. Dragon's blood. The very blood that courses through Ward's veins...

Reviews of Dragon Blood


All in all, this is a good, action packed read. -- Vegar Holmen, The Alien Online

This reviewer hopes that some of the characters in this fantasy get a chance to have their story told. -- Harriet Klausner, ParaNormal Romance Reviews

I liked DRAGON BONES and I think I actually liked this one better for some additional elements that showed up--a bit more story parts that showed better skill as a writer.-- -- Barbara, Romantic Science Fiction and Fantasy

I liked the characters' emotional sophistication and their interaction with each other, as well as the message of hope, endurance, and resilience in the face of physical and emotional pain. -- Preeti, Romantic Science Fiction and Fantasy

Another delightful saga in Ms. Briggs' fantasy world of the Five Kingdoms, DRAGON BLOOD is an intense read strengthened by endearing characters and a sense of humor bubbling just below the surface. -- Kelly Rae Cooper, Romantic Times Book Club