The Dragon's Path

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Orbit, Apr 7, 2011 - Fiction - 592 pages
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All paths lead to war...

Marcus' hero days are behind him. He knows too well that even the smallest war still means somebody's death. When his men are impressed into a doomed army, staying out of a battle he wants no part of requires some unorthodox steps.

Cithrin is an orphan, ward of a banking house. Her job is to smuggle a nation's wealth across a war zone, hiding the gold from both sides. She knows the secret life of commerce like a second language, but the strategies of trade will not defend her from swords.

Geder, sole scion of a noble house, has more interest in philosophy than in swordplay. A poor excuse for a soldier, he is a pawn in these games. No one can predict what he will become.

Falling pebbles can start a landslide. A spat between the Free Cities and the Severed Throne is spiraling out of control. A new player rises from the depths of history, fanning the flames that will sweep the entire region onto The Dragon's Path -- the path to war.

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Writing as James S. A. Corey (with Ty Franck)
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User Review  - kenzen - LibraryThing

I'm feeling somewhat ambiguous about this book. I liked it, but the characters are bothering me. There are four main characters and they, along with the supporting characters, are not easy to like ... Read full review

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User Review  - nnschiller - LibraryThing

This could be the start of a great new fantasy series. It does a few things very well, but ultimately had a few flaws and doesn't *pop* like some of the more established series. What I liked was a ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Daniel Abraham is the author of the critically-acclaimed Long Price Quartet. He has been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy awards, and won the International Horror Guild award. He also writes as MLN Hanover and (with Ty Franck) James S.A. Corey. He lives in New Mexico.

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