Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The Dragon's Harp by Rachael Pruitt

Dragon's Harp
by Rachael Pruitt

Published: February 2012
Publisher: Dragon Harp Productions
Genre: Fantasy, Historical
Paperback: 366 pages
Rating: 5

The Dragon's Harp
The Dragon's Breath - book 2 in the works

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ENTER THE WORLD OF THE DRAGON’S HARP ARTHURIAN HISTORICAL FANTASY FOR THE 21st CENTURY Before Gwenhwyfar became Queen - before Arthur met Merlin - a tribal Welsh princess met a young Heatherlands Mage. Together, they will create a legend. Inside a mist of beauty and brutality waits the Arthurian legend as you’ve never heard it before. Enter the world of THE DRAGON'S HARP, a realm of blood lust and vengeance, of spellbinding magic from the beginning of time. The realm of Princess Gwenhwyfar: a young girl torn between magic and desire, born with magical powers she can either wield to save her people from destruction - or deny to save her soul. IN AN ERA OF DRAGONS A YOUNG GIRL COMES OF AGE First in a five book series of historical fantasy, Rachael Pruitt’s unique take on a beloved legend reintroduces the mythic characters of Gwenhwyfar, Merlin, and Vortigern against the gritty backdrop of sixth century Wales, where scenes of shape-shifting and heartbreaking romance vie with torture, murder, and battle in a dragon-haunted land. ERA OF DRAGONS: THE LOST TALES OF GWENHWYFAR: BOOK ONE JOURNEY INTO THE WORLD OF THE DRAGON'S HARP YOU WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN!


My name is Rachael Pruitt and I’m a writer, storyteller, and teacher with a lifelong fascination for Celtic mythology and the Arthurian legend.

My new novel, The Dragon’s Harp, tells the story of the coming of age of the famous Queen Gwenhwyfar (the Welsh spelling for Guinevere) in a dark and frightening time. Merlin is her Uncle and, although she is a tribal Celtic princess who possesses both power and magic, she is in great danger from both the human and supernatural realms.

Dragon’s Harp is just the beginning! I have plans for four more books about Gwenhwyfar and Merlin’s lives. The books are called Era of Dragons: The Lost Tales of Gwenhwyfar.

Visit Rachael:
Twitter Event Hashtag: DragonsHarpVirtualBookTour

My two-bits:
In-a-word(s): magical
I enjoyed the colorful prose and rich details presented in this story of the Arthurian times. Reading about the old ways and seeing the shift of changing times kept me glued to this tale.

Also, meeting the different characters, especially Merlin, are treats.

But of course, the dragon is most irresistible.

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  1. Magical is the perfect word for this book, I enjoyed reading it too.

  2. Arthurian legend! *_*
    This series sounds so good! Great review, Velvet! :D

  3. Sounds fantastic, I love dragons. Maybe the hubby would be into this too if it's more fantasy than anything else.

  4. Oh yes! I do like a good Arthurian tale. Thanks for sharing about this one.

  5. Love this book! It has been hard to put down. I even shared it with my husband who has not been a big fan of fantasy or historical fiction in the past and he is loving it too

  6. Thank you so much, "vvb" :) for your wonderful review of "Dragon's Harp" & for inviting me to your cool blog site! I'm so glad "Harp" worked for you...I promise I'm hard at work on it's sequel :)

    And thanks to Anne, Giada, Fredamans, Sophia Rose, & Elena for your interest & enjoyment of "Harp" and for taking the time to share your comments here! Do feel free to read the sample chapters & explore my website--and check out our growing FB community--where we are exploring all things Arthurian--including dragons :)-- & creative writing & art as well :)


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