|Dragon and Phoenix (1999) [Novel]|
by Joanne Bertin
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(From the publisher):
Once every thousand years the phoenix of Jehenglan burns to death in a magical release. For millennia the emperors of Jehanglan have tried to harness the awesome power of the phoenix's rebirth. One has finally succeeded, using black magic and the enslavement of a dragon.
Far away at the Crown of the World, Dragonlord Linden and his new wife, Maurynna, are trying to live the life of happy newlyweds. But all is not well. Since her first Change into dragon-form, Maurynna has been unable to duplicate it. And as her inability to Change drives her into a dark abyss of depression, Linden begins to doubt the love he was once so sure of...
At this time of personal crisis, these two must journey to Jehanglan and marshal all of their diplomatic and martial skill to penetrate the treachery of the empire and set free the phoenix. But to do so they must face the dragon -- the dragon who just might be a Dragonlord gone mad...
Original title: Dragon and Phoenix
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Sword and Sorcery
Fiction→ Fantasy→ A Bestiary→ Shape-changers
Fiction→ Fantasy→ A Bestiary→ Mythical Beasts