Dragon's Keep

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Magic Carpet Books, May 1, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 302 pages
34 Reviews
Far away on Wilde Island, Princess Rosalind is born with a dragon claw where her ring finger should be. To hide the secret, the Queen forces her to wear gloves at all times until a cure can be found, so Rosalind can fulfill the prophecy to restore the family to their rightful throne.    But Rosalind's flaw cannot be separated from her fate. When she is carried off by the dragon, everything she thought she knew falls apart. The dragon sees beauty in her talon where her mother saw only shame, and Rosalind finally understands what her mother has truly denied her.    Carey has written a stunning portrayal of the complex relationship between a mother and daughter in a lyrical novel sure to thrill readers who love fantasy--and those who don't.

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However, I really enjoyed the overall plot. - Goodreads
I think why it has so many bad reviews is the writing. - Goodreads
I liked the characters and the adventurous plot. - Goodreads

Review: Dragon's Keep (Wilde Island Chronicles #1)

User Review  - Janine - Goodreads

Parts of the book were great, such as the whole episode of Rosalind on the Dragon island. Great characters and story there. However,the romantic relationship she develops didnt feel genuine at all ... Read full review

Review: Dragon's Keep (Wilde Island Chronicles #1)

User Review  - Deb - Goodreads

I'm an adult who loves to read youth books once in a while. I must say that I really enjoyed this dragon tale. In fact, I read it in just a few days as I had a hard time putting it down. I liked the ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

JANET LEE CAREY received the Mark Twain Award in 2005 for Wenny Has Wings. She lives near Seattle, Washington.

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