Wednesday, July 30, 2008

"Dragonlight" Book Giveaway!

This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing


(WaterBrook Press - June 17, 2008)


Donita K. Paul

Donita K. Paul retired early from teaching school, but soon got bored! The result: a determination to start a new career. Now she is an award-winning novelist writing Christian Romance and Fantasy. She says, “I feel blessed to be doing what I like best.”

She mentors all ages, teaching teenagers and weekly adult writing workshops.

“God must have imprinted 'teacher' on me clear down to the bone. I taught in public school, then home schooled my children, and worked in private schools. Now my writing week isn’t very productive unless I include some time with kids.”

Her two grown children make her proud, and her two grandsons make her laugh.

Donita is an award-winning author of the Dragon Keeper Chronicle series including DragonFire and DragonKnight.

When not writing, she is often engaged in mentoring writers of all ages. Donita lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado where she is learning to paint–walls and furniture! Visit her website at

The fantastic land of Amara is recovering from years of war inflicted on its citizens by outside forces–as well as from the spiritual apathy corroding the Amarans’ hearts. With Kale and her father serving as dragon keepers for Paladin, the dragon populace has exploded. It’s a peaceful, exciting time of rebuilding. And yet, an insidious, unseen evil lurks just beneath the surface of the idyllic countryside.

Truth has never been more important, nor so difficult to discern.

As Kale and her father are busy hatching, bonding, and releasing the younger generation of dragons as helpers throughout the kingdom, the light wizard has little time to develop her skills. Her husband, Sir Bardon–despite physical limitations resulting from his bout with the stakes disease–has become a leader, serving on the governing board under Paladin. When Kale and Bardon set aside their daily responsibilities to join meech dragons Regidor and Gilda on a quest to find a hidden meech colony, they encounter sinister forces. Their world is under attack by a secret enemy… can they overcome the ominous peril they can’t even see?

Prepare to experience breathtaking adventure and mind-blowing fantasy as never before in this dazzling, beautifully-crafted conclusion to Donita K. Paul’s popular DragonKeeper Chronicles fantasy series.

If you would like to read the first chapter of DragonLight, go HERE

"DragonLight is a delight, but I wouldn't expect anything less from the marvelous Donita K. Paul. I heartily recommend her books to all ages who love inspirational fantasy and wonderful creatures. Ms Paul not only supplies imagination and talent, she provides heart and soul. Another winner!"
~KATHRYN MACKEL, author of Boost

"Donita K. Paul is amazing! DragonLight has the allegorical depth to satisfy the most discerning adult seeking spiritual depth, yet it is fun enough to fascinate a child. This book will enthrall, uplift, and if allowed, change lives--as we are gently drawn to realize that each of us is flawed and must have patience with other flawed believers."
~HANNAH ALEXANDER, author of Double Blind

This is one book that I am happy to remind you about - a great series and a great new addition to it. Since I previously did a review you can check that out at here.

This time I am pleased to offer a copy of the book for giveaway - so leave a comment telling me about your favorite fantasy series or why you'd like to try out Donita's series and be sure to leave your email. I'll draw for a winner - good luck!


Pamela J said...

I feel as though I've been left hanging, just from reading the little teaser here. Seems cultures go in circles: war, recovery, attack by a new enemy and war again. During the little scene we were able to see, looks like recovery is in full swing but a new enemy has been building up for their attack. My breath is almost taken, waiting for the page to turn after just now finishing the first chapter...
WOW! Please enter me, I've not read a fantasy for such a long time, I'm ready to dive in to this one. I'm hooked already! Thanks.
Pam Williams
cepjwms at yahoo dot com

windycindy said...

Hi, I would love to read Donita K. Paul's series! One of my favorite fantasy series is "The Wheel of Time"
by Robert Jordan. Please enter me in this delightful book drawing. Thanks,

Lora Lease said...

I LOVE these books, and would LOVE to win a copy! :)

Other fantasy favorites are The Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia, the Oracles series & many of Peretti's.

Charlotte Schofield said...

Id love to win this book. I think right now I have two favorite fantasy series, The Guardian King books by Karen Hancock, and the series I'm writing *grins*

Aidenadara (at)

Theresa N. said...

My favorite series is The Dragon Riders of pern sereies by Anne McCaffrey. I'd love to win this book.
Theresa N

lisa said...

Lord of the Rings blow me away...and if this book is as good as I've heard, then i wanna read it!

ldneuhof at hotmail dot com

Melanie Dickerson said...

Would love to win this book! My daughter just loves this series! It's so great to see her reading Christian fiction and loving it so much!

melaniedickerson at knology dot net

cathikin said...

My favorite fantasy series is he original modern era--The Lord of the Rings. But there are several otehrs lately that I also love, including The Dragonkeepers series, Karen Hancock's series, Bryan Davis' two series, and Cynthia Hinck' The Restorer. I would love to see all Christian teens have a chance to read Donita's books, which is part of the reason I'd love to win a copy.

Cathi H.
chassan2 at hotmail dot com

~Ley said...

I own the first four books in this series and cant wait to read the last one! Another really good fantasy/sci-fi series is Kathryn Mackel's Birthright Project books, Outriders and Trackers. Amazing! I'd love to be entered. Thanks!


Susan Page Davis said...

Fantastic interview and series. Absolutely enter me in this drawing.
happyendings (at)

Mary Jo said...

Please enter me for your drawing. My favorite fantasy books are the ones by Frank Peretti.

Mary Jo
rcmjrobertson (at) sbcglobal (dot) net

lia said...

I absolutely love fantasy, It's hard to find good ones that don't involve wolfs, small children getting lost, or haunted houses. Have a great day/night/afternoon/cookie cake


hippmom said...

This looks like a great series to read with the kids. Please enter my name!


Dona Watson said...

If it's not too late, I'd like to throw my hat in the ring to win this book. My kids and I have read the 4 previous books together and this book is on my list of "new acquisitions," but I've had to budget my purchases--there are so many out there I want! :-)

I love fantasy--my favorites are Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time, Wayne Thomas Batson, Donita K Paul (of course), Brandon Sanderson, Geralyn Beauchamp's Time Masters, Karen Hancock, Steven Lawhead, Sharon Hinck's Restorer series...there's more, but I'll stop for now. So many books, so little time! Right now I'm working through Michael A. Stackpole's Fortress Draconis series.

Thanks for the contest!

Brenda said...

I finished Dragonspell the other day and loved it. I've got the second one from the library, just waiting for me to pick it up. :)

Janna said...

And the winner is ...