Meet Eona, a 16-year-old girl pretending to be 12-year-old Eon. Eon has been training for the last four years of “his” life to become an apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune. Only males are allowed to use Dragon Magic, so Eona must keep up her pretense to save herself and her friends from certain death. That’s not her only problem, she must also find a way to save the Imperial Throne from being overthrown by a power hungry lord. A powerful and exciting story for anyone trying to find the courage to be their true self.— Brandi
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Eon--the award-winning crossover fantasy that soars!
Sixteen-year-old Eon has a dream, and a mission. For years, he's been studying sword-work and magic, toward one end. He and his master hope that he will be chosen as a Dragoneye-an apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune.
But Eon has a dangerous secret. He is actually Eona, a sixteen-year-old girl who has been masquerading as a twelve-year-old boy. Females are forbidden to use Dragon Magic; if anyone discovers she has been hiding in plain sight, her death is assured.
When Eon's secret threatens to come to light, she and her allies are plunged into grave danger and a deadly struggle for the Imperial throne. Eon must find the strength and inner power to battle those who want to take her magic...and her life.
About the Author
Alison Goodman (www.alisongoodman.com.au), in addition to the Eon/Eona duology, is also the author of Singing the Dogstar Blues, the adult science fiction thriller Killing the Rabbit, and most recently, The Dark Days Club, the first book in a new YA series. She lives with her husband and their hyperactive Jack Russell terrier in Australia.
-Eon is wonderful, with its whirlwind of gender exploration, imperial ambition, dragon lore and dissection of nature versus nurture.+ -Los Angeles Times
-Includes plenty of exciting sword fights and plot reversals, and the dragons themselves, which only mystics of Eon+s ability can see, are beautifully described.+ -New York Times
-This mesmerizing story begins where most novels end: in a tension-filled climactic event . . . A world so richly imagined that it feels real.+ -Booklist, starred review