Summary: An epic novel of politics, religion, war and love that will leave you wanting to read everything Julia Golding is capable of writing. Dragonfly (Dragonfly, book 1) by Julia Golding – book cover, description, publication history. Dragonfly. Princess Taoshira is appalled when she is ordered to marry Prince Ramil ac Burinholt in order to unite their lands. And Ramil’s not too pleased either .

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Upon leaving Poland, she turned her attention to academic studies and took a doctorate in English Romantic Period literature at Oxford University. On leaving Poland, I exchanged diplomacy for academia and took a doctorate in the literature of the English Romantic Period at Oxford. I was especially intrigued by how Tashi and Ramil not only had to learn how to get dragonfyl, but had to learn to accept the traditions and culture of each other’s countries. On the other island called Gerfal, there is a prince.

Julia Golding Goodreads Author. If you love a medieval book with YA romance me!! If your looking for an action pack love story, goldijg is the book for you. I’ve noticed that I kinda like a love story, when the characters start off hating each other. There were other times where I was laughing out loud right where I was sitting.

Usually I would hate it, but there’s something very regal and admirable in the way she chooses to put aside her own wants in favour of being a good ruler to dragoncly people. And he’s not too pleased, either. The Glass Swallow Julia Golding. That’s a different book entirely, set in Viking times.


Julia Golding (Author of Dragonfly)

But this was one of those books that even drayonfly things went wrong, they went right. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Can they put aside their differences long enough to survive ambush, unarmed combat, brainwashing and imprisonment? And then he takes her horseback riding, riding too fast purposely to bully her. My journey to becoming an author has been a roundabout one, taking in many other careers.

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I then joined Oxfam as a lobbyist on conflict issues, campaigning at the UN and with governments to lessen the impact of conflict on civilians draglnfly in war zones – a cause about which I still feel very passionate.

Jan 12, Valerie rated it really liked it Shelves: Think Max from Tangled. Princess Taoshira is appalled when she is ordered to marry Prince Ramil ac Burinholt in order to unite their lands.

Can they put aside their differences long enough to survive ambush, unarmed combat, brainwashing and imprisonment? So protective, I love that. Read this as a kid- loved it! There is a lot of action and I dragonflly a hard time putting the book down. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. That being said, I am also a fan of the theatre, and I heard a rumor that The Diamond of Drury Lane from your Cat Royal series is being made into a musical.

Mines of the Minotaur The Companions Quartet, 3 4. Ramil was also a very like-able character. What more can you ask for in a reading experience? I really liked the arrogant sarcasm that came out of this little queen.

The Glass Swallow Rain designs exquisite stained glass for the windows of her city. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. I loved seeing his transformation from boy to man.


The character development was great. Camilla No, not at all. Looking for beautiful books? It makes it more interesting. Lists with This Book. Nov 15, Maria Elmvang rated it it was amazing Shelves: She lives in Oxford, England. My work as a diplomat took me from the high point of town twinning in the Tatra Mountains to the low of inspecting the bottom of a Silesian coal mine. To ask Julia Golding questions, please sign up. Within a scene, she will switch cleanly between one point of view to another.

However I decided to reread it as there was nothing else to read at the time, and as I kept going through it, I quickly got sucked in. I mean, it wasn’t too touchy but they certainly had chemistry.

Julia Golding

Why should I stay behind? This book had that underlining message of tolerance towards other cultures and religion.

It doesn’t sound that appealing but it doesn’t sound that ugly either. I guess I was expecting something like Tamora Peirce’s headstrong kick-some-butt kind of things from Tashi though it was clear she just isn’t the type to do that. There is a second story I will be looking into getting but it is not of the same characters.

They endure two days of mutual dislike before they get captured, and hauled back to Fergox as part of the latter’s expansion plans. Ended up devouring this tidbit in a day.

This is a stand-alone story, so no sequel or cliff hanger although there is a companion novel.