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From Hugo Award-winner and New York Times best selling author Timothy Zahn comes the Dragonback series, a science fiction adventure involving an alien dragon and a teen on the run …

Jack Morgan has been framed for theft. He’s hiding on a distant planet with the virtual presence of his deceased Uncle Virge, a con man who has been his only family since Jack’s parents died. Jack knows he must clear his name before the cops catch up with him. A firefight among ships in the skies above leaves a downed ship near Jack’s hiding place, with a single unlikely survivor. It looks like a dragon, and it must join with a human host within six hours or die. The only available host is Jack.

“The opener of the Dragonback series is a romp of a space thriller. Readers will welcome further adventures.”–Booklist on Dragon and Thief

  • Dragon and Thief
    • Dragon and Thief

    • Dragonback (Volume 1)
      Timothy Zahn

    • New edition of the first book in the popular Dragonback science fiction series from Hugo Award-winning author Timothy Zahn

      Timothy Zahn has been entertaining science fiction readers...

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Timothy Zahn

Timothy Zahn is the author of more than forty science fiction novels. He has also written many short stories, as well as Cascade Point, which won the Hugo Award for best novella. His other works include the Dragonback series, of which Dragon and Thief was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and the bestselling Star Wars™ novel, Heir to the Empire. Zahn lives in Oregon.

Kent Akselsen