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Charles, A Dragon: Beginnings

About the Book

A young dragon met a young king in “Charles, A Dragon,” and gained the help of 13-year-old Charis in book two, “The King Arrives.” This story tells of Charis’ father, years earlier, first dealing with an evil that returns and threatens them all in book three, “Diamonds and Dragons.”

About the Author

Gary Henderson
Gary Henderson

I spend my days talking to computers, but every now and then I get to pick a banjo, hit a racquetball, produce some video, and even write a story or two!  From where? As they say, I wasn't born in Texas, but I got here as quick as I could!

I hope you'll enjoy my stories - the "Charles, A Dragon" series and the "Oak and the Cliff" stories have lots of humor and talking animals mixed in. People of all ages enjoy them, and there are more sequels in the works. The first book in the Cords of Orion series would be called Christian speculative fiction, a new genre in recent years pioneered by C.S. Lewis, among others. A new set of characters have arrived, Mac & Jennie -- taking on the bad guys with a light touch and plenty of humor, in what you might call light-hearted thrillers. And our newest series introduces Lia and her father Harlan, seeking -- and by the end, finding -- a surprising new home.

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Table of Contents

  • Copyrights
  • Dedication
  • A Dragon Walks the Town
  • Chander-Man
  • Unexpected Help
  • The Green Jewel
  • An Offer to Stay
  • Someone Like You
  • Living in a Cave
  • Message from the Lady
  • A Knife at Dusk
  • Roggan
  • Robbin and Shallie
  • It’s Time
  • To the Mountain
  • Trolls
  • Fire
  • At the Door
  • Shouldn’t He Be Back?
  • What’s In There?
  • A Chair in the Sky
  • No Memory
  • Have You Been Inside?
  • I Will Go In
  • Hearing Steps
  • So You Like to Fly!
  • Climbing Out
  • Who Are You?
  • On Eagles’ Wings
  • The Town Would Die
  • No Escape
  • A New Species
  • Will You Help Us?
  • It Might Kill You
  • Setting Him Free
  • The Town Prepares
  • In the Tornado
  • Time Will Tell
  • More Books

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