Spine of the Dragon: Book summary and reviews of Spine of the Dragon by Kevin J. Anderson

Spine of the Dragon

Wake the Dragon #1

by Kevin J. Anderson

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New York Times bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson triumphantly returns to epic fantasy with the Wake the Dragon series. Spine of the Dragon is a politically charged adventure of swords, sorcery, vengeance, and the rise of sleeping giants.

Two continents at war, the Three Kingdoms and Ishara, are divided by past bloodshed. When an outside threat arises―the reawakening of a powerful ancient race that wants to remake the world―the two warring nations must somehow set aside generational hatreds and form an alliance to fight their true enemy.

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"This epic fantasy takes readers on a sometimes brutal, often enthralling journey." - Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"A brisk and engaging narrative." - Booklist

"The pages turn almost by themselves, because you absolutely, categorically have to find out what happens next." - Kirkus Reviews

"A must-read for any fantasy fan, brilliant and fabulous! One of the greatest talents writing today, Kevin J. Anderson is a master of adventures that are filled with dynamic, unforgettable characters." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"A fast-paced, enjoyable read. Concise description is paired with immediate action that plunges the reader irrevocably into a world teetering on the brink of a conflagration." - Robin Hobb

"A setting so rich and detailed that the reader will suspend disbelief and actually be there." - R.A. Salvatore

"Just what fantasy readers lust after―a complex and intricately detailed universe descending into a war. The details of this exotic world are exquisite. The sprawling cast of characters and creatures is fascinating. The action is terrifying. Let the mayhem begin." - Terry Goodkind

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Kevin J. Anderson Author Biography

Kevin J. Anderson was born March 27, 1962, and raised in the small town of Oregon, Wisconsin. He wrote his first novel (of three pages) when he was 8, and sold his first story as a senior in high school.

He has written more than a hundred novels, several of which have appeared on national or international bestseller lists. He has over 20 million books in print in thirty languages. He has won or been nominated for numerous prestigious awards, including the Nebula Award, Bram Stoker Award, the SFX Reader's Choice Award, the American Physics Society's Forum Award, and New York Times Notable Book.

Anderson has coauthored ten books in Frank Herbert's classic Dune universe with Herbert's son, Brian.The first novel, Dune: House a Treides became a #1 international bestseller and was voted "Book of...

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