My orphaned fantasy novel Phlogiston has been contracted approximately a year after the old publisher went belly up so to speak. In an alternate historyMessage 1 of 1 , May 5, 2009View SourceMy orphaned fantasy novel Phlogiston has been contracted approximately a year after the old publisher went "belly up" so to speak.
In an alternate history Wales, around 700 CE, a despicable act of murder appears to break the fragile treaty between humans and dragons. The story details the search for the killer of a Welsh noblewoman found burned and mutilated on the Merchant road between her home city and a port city sheâd been visiting.
Phlogiston (Flo-GEE-ston): A hypothetical colorless, odorless, weightless substance believed to be the combustible part of all flammable substances and to be given off as flame during burning. Alternate: The glands of a flame-throwing dragon which secrete fire.
Blurb: In the age of Beowulf, after twenty years of an uneasy treaty between dragons and mankind, a noblewoman is found burned and mutilated in an apparent dragon attack. Have the dragons broken their own treaty? Can apprentice scholar, Gwyneth, and the mysterious Prince Galduric, a merchant savant hiding a dark secret, uncover the mystery in time to stop a war?
Sighing with relief,