An epic Fantasy tale set in ancient China
The sleeping dragon awakes
Aeons ago, winged dragons spread terror across the Chinese empire. Their decendants, magnificant horses bred and ridden by the Wild Horsemen, are known as dragon horses.
But now an ancient evil is stirring - and two brothers, Rokshan and An Lushan, are about to be drawn into battle. Rokshan must travel to the Valley's of the Horsemen - and on the Plain of hte Dead where the great stallion Stargazer, lord of the horses, is waiting for him.
While his brother, An Lushan chooses a different path entirely....
Rich, vibrant and full of myths and flavours of old Imperial China, this fantasy tale will introduce you to the glory of the dragon horses.
And the majesty of Oriental dragons.....
PETER WARD was born in 1958 and grew up in different places all over the Far East, England and Germany. He has had a peripatetic career: before graduating from Leeds University with a degree in English, he earned his living as a swimming-pool attendant, hod carrier, joiner's mate, canteen assistant on a North Sea oil-rig, plumber's merchant store-picker in the US, van-driver, painter and decorator, antiques dealer and sales room assistant at Sotheby's in Bond Street. After graduating he worked in the media and communications industry and in the property services. He is now self-employed. He lives with his wife, daughter and two sons in Putney, south-west London. DRAGON HORSE is his first novel.
Review: A great mess of mythology & fantasy that draws in the reader to the mystic world of dragons.
Random House Australia
Author: Peter Ward
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