Book Review: Dragon's Lure Edited by: Danielle Ackley-McPhail

Rating: 4/5

Publisher: Dark Quest Books

Publish Date: August 27, 2010

Origins: From Publisher for Review

Format: Trade Paperback

Order From:  Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Dark Quest Books

Synopsis: Here There Be Dragons!

What is the deal with virgins?
Why would a dragon want to swallow the moon?
Is a bed of treasure really to be desired?

At long last a collection that delves into the lore on what lures a dragon. We bring you nineteen tempting tales of draconic wonder—along with the lyrics to two classic and much-beloved songs—certain to broaden your understanding of these legendary creatures that have fascinated mankind throughout time and across cultures.

Trek across a dragon’s dream space in C.E. Murphy’s Perchance to Dream…Take wing in Misty Massey’s Flying Away Home…and the burning question in Vonnie Winslow Crist’s Weathermaker…got milk? Everything you wanted to know about dragons, but no one has survived to ask…

With stories by John Grant, Vonnie Winslow Crist, Patrick Thomas, James Chambers, Misty Massey, Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Mike Penncavage, C.E. Murphy, Hildy Silverman, Bernie Mojzes, Randy Farran, C.J. Henderson, Claire Stephens McMurray, Robert E. Waters, D.C. Wilson, Jean Marie Ward, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Anna Yardney, Jeffrey Lyman, James Daniel Ross, and David B. Coe, this is a tome you are sure to treasure!

Review: Dragons have always captured our imaginations ranging from fire-breathing beasts of old to the more civilized dragons in some contemporary literature. ‘Dragon’s Lure’ gives a deeper look into the lives and loves of dragons – from virgins to mountains of treasure. Very original and breathtaking, ‘Dragon’s Lure’ will definitely lure you in as you delve into the dragon psyche. My favorite story in the collection is “Perchance to Dream” by C.E. Murphy. Ms. Murphy’s story gives a new perspective on Janx, the dragon from her Negotiator trilogy and one of my favorite characters. If you love dragons, I’m sure you’ll love ‘Dragon’s Lure’.


  1. Ah, a perfect book for my daughter for Christmas. Thanks for the review!


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