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A powerful magician. A magic sword. And a valley full of dragons ...
Evil magician Lord Jezail has unearthed the terrible sword, Dragonslayer, from the depths of Edinburgh Castle, where it has lain buried for centuries. But the sword has its own agenda to seek out and slay dragons. Ensnared by its magic, Lord Jezail sets out to kill Arthur, the wonderful red dragon who lives under Arthurs Seat, and attack the fabled Valley of the Dragons.
As the World of Magic finds itself on the brink of war, human children Neil and Clara join forces with witches, wolf people and magicians to stop Lord Jezail, the Dragon Seeker. Can friends and enemies unite to save their world from destruction?
'Anne Forbes' Dragonfire series of children's novels has revealed a magical side to modern Edinburgh.'
-- The Scotsman
'A real thriller.'
-- Lothian Life
'... a fantasy novel, containing lots of elements of magic and folklore. These are thoughtfully constructed in a way that engages the reader. The writing is fast-paced, creating an exciting adventure story.'
-- The School Librarian
'Fans of dragons and magic will love this book.'
--Carousel, Spring 2012
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