Deliciously Dark Fantasy
"Shatterwing has all the fantasy ingredients I love: tormented heroes, a truly twisted villain - and a brand new take on dragons!" Glenda Larke, (award winning author of The Stormlord Trilogy)
"Dark and compelling, with strong characters and a sense of grim inevitability that pulls you along with the story." Craig Cormick, (award-winning author of the Shadow Master Series.)
The world of Margra is a desolate wasteland after one of its moons shattered. Factions fight over resources as pieces of the broken moon rain down, bringing chaos, destruction and death.
Dragon wine is a life giving drink imbued with the essence of dragons. It is what keeps people alive. But the prison vineyard where Salinda works to grow grapes is in jeopardy. Not only does the Inspector, the sadistic ruler of the prison vineyard, make her life and the life of others a misery, he wants to rule the world by hoarding all the dragon wine. But Salinda has a secret power, an ancient gift called a’ cadre’, that may one day save the world.
When the Inspector suspects that Salinda has secrets, she may have to die to protect the cadre from falling into his hands…
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
Shatterwing introduces a dark fantasy epic by Australian author Donna Maree Hanson. Salinda—the young guardian of an ancient power—joins forces with a rebellious nobleman to save her dragon-ravaged world from a tyrant. Hanson—a.k.a. paranormal romance writer Dani Kristoff—intertwines two storylines full of brutal action and breathtaking suspense. We can’t wait to read the rest of her thrilling Dragon Wine series.
Dragons, broken worlds, strong young women -luv it
Crazy plot lines that somehow gel into a great read
Interesting plot and characters, but very dark - not a good portrayal of most of humanity. Will be interesting to see what happens next.