This is a list of books by Mercedes Lackey, arranged by collection. Contents. 1 Valdemar .. Joust (); Alta (); Sanctuary (May ); Aerie (Oct ). Information on Alta by fantasy author Mercedes of the Dragon Jousters series. National best-selling fantasy legend Mercedes Lackey created a vivid, dynamic fusion of the Upper and Lower Kingdoms of ancient Egypt with the most exciting.

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Could Vetch win the trust of the Altan Jousters? DAW Book Collectors Epic Fantasy Paranormal Fiction Category: Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. That would suck, and then he couldn’t be at all the dragon boy I liked so much from the first book.

It also drove home the change of pace between the first part, where they thought they could change the system from within, and the second part, where they would have to leave and become something else.

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merceeds About Alta National best-selling fantasy legend Mercedes Lackey created a vivid, dynamic fusion of the Upper and Lower Kingdoms of ancient Egypt with the most exciting, authentic and believable portrayal of dragons ever imagined. This series of novels is set on a world where both elves and dragons arrived from dimensional portals onto a world where humans were native.


All kinds of mages, except the Endarkened, can bond themselves to dragons, creating a mind-link with them and having access to their almost unlimited source of mercedex.

The books primarily follow the story mercefes Vetch or Kiron, from the second book onwardand centers initially around a war between the neighboring countries of Alta and Tia, both of which use Dragon Jousters as their most powerful weapons. Truthfully, though this book centers around Kiron and his wing, I have difficulty even remembering who is who amongst them; they just don’t have enough life to me. Return to Book Page.

Jun 22, Carrie rated it really liked it.

One particularly annoying case had the main charac I really enjoyed this book and the entire premise of the series. I have read it multiple times because it is one of those nice and easy books that you can grab when you just have to have a book in your hands, but don’t have the energy to attempt anything new. I so love that every dragon has its own personality and little quirks. There, he hopes to teach his people to raise and train dragons-and build an army that will liberate his homeland.


The ideas of tombs and hieroglyphics really make that stand out. Item s unavailable for purchase. I’ve read the book so many times now that I’m never surprised by anything happening!

If nothing is done soon, Alta will surely be defeated and all its people enslaved.

Alta (Dragon Jousters, #2) by Mercedes Lackey

Alsmost immediately he begins training a new unit of young Jousters and hatchling dragons. These are set in pre-history, some — years earlier.

I altaa say that it’s because I’ve read a variety of Lackey’s books now and that her writing style and predictability is getting old, but that’s not it, because I love most of her Valdemar books.

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This is the most fabulous series. Try lacley Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The character Diana Tregarde first appeared in two short stories, “Satanic, Versus Aket-ten being the only one capable of speaking to and understanding dragons just does not seem right. Showing of 81 reviews.