The Dinosaur Lords: A Novel

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Tom Doherty Associates, Jul 28, 2015 - Fiction - 448 pages
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"It's like a cross between Jurassic Park and Game of Thrones." —George R. R. Martin

A world made by the Eight Creators on which to play out their games of passion and power, Paradise is a sprawling, diverse, often brutal place. Men and women live on Paradise as do dogs, cats, ferrets, goats, and horses. But dinosaurs predominate: wildlife, monsters, beasts of burden–and of war. Colossal plant-eaters like Brachiosaurus; terrifying meat-eaters like Allosaurus, and the most feared of all, Tyrannosaurus rex. Giant lizards swim warm seas. Birds (some with teeth) share the sky with flying reptiles that range in size from bat-sized insectivores to majestic and deadly Dragons.

Thus we are plunged into Victor Milán's splendidly weird world of The Dinosaur Lords, a place that for all purposes mirrors 14th century Europe with its dynastic rivalries, religious wars, and byzantine politics...except the weapons of choice are dinosaurs. Where vast armies of dinosaur-mounted knights engage in battle. During the course of one of these epic battles, the enigmatic mercenary Dinosaur Lord Karyl Bogomirsky is defeated through betrayal and left for dead. He wakes, naked, wounded, partially amnesiac–and hunted. And embarks upon a journey that will shake his world.

The Dinosaur Lords Series
#1 The Dinosaur Lords
#2 The Dinosaur Knights
#3 The Dinosaur Princess

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User Review  - bibrarybookslut - LibraryThing

Sigh. I wanted this to be so much better. I mean, dinosaur-mounted knights? The story pretty much writes itself! Sadly, this was too light on the awesomeness of dinosaurs and too heavy on the banality ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chrisethier - LibraryThing

I cannot decide whether this should be 3 or 4 stars. On the one hand - I love the writing. The characters are great. The culture's view on sexuality is interesting, and I love the women who are ... Read full review

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The Dinosaur Lords is the start of a sprawling epic fantasy series by VICTOR MILÀN, best known for his award winning novel Cybernetic Samurai. In previous worlds he's been a cowboy and Albuquerque's most popular all-night prog-rock DJ. He's never outgrown his childhood love of dinosaurs...and hopes you didn't either.

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