Authors, Carol L. Dennis
 
About the Author, Carol L. Dennis
Link to Author's Web Site: http://www.lar-ryk.com
Carol L. Dennis has a broad and successful record of teaching both Spanish and English. Her
strong background in teaching writing and journalism gives her well-rounded educational and practical experience.

Carol L. Dennis, Education:
University of Toledo (B. Ed.)
University of Houston in Clear Lake (M.S.)
Teaching: Texas Certified Reading Specialist Public School English Teacher in Michigan and Texas for 25 years Teaching Supervisor of student teachers
Instructor: Rice University Summer Program University of Houston at Clear Lake
Creative Writing at San Jacinto College
Creative Writing at Angelina College in the Community Services Program
Some of the positions she has held:
Supervisor of student teachers for the University of Houston At Clear Lake
Fiction judge for the Bay Area Writer's League (4 years)
Conference Speaker for the Bay Area Writer's League and Woodlands Writer's Guild
Presenter for the: Bay Area Writer's League Fort Bend
Writer's Guild Livingston Writer's Club Houston Writer's League
International Reading Association Houston METRO Program
Professional Memberships: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
Austin Writer's League

Books by Carol L. Dennis:

 
 

DRAGON'S PAWN
Pages: 232
Publisher: 1987, 1999
Language: English
ISBN-10:0964022729
ISBN-13: 978-0964022720
Product Dimensions: 7 x 4.6 x 0.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces

Book Description
Jarl had gotten his riddle from a kindly, grandmotherly sort of witch. But friendly or not, she'd told him pretty firmly he had to solve it if he was to become a hero who could fight off evil and find his way home to Earth. She didn't warn him, however, that this very riddle would also lead him into the most bizzare adventures imaginable - and that he would soon find himself contending with ogres, bandits, talking trees, and the dark minions of the Shadowlord himself...




DRAGON'S KNIGHT
Pages: 198
Publisher: Popular Library 1989
Language: English
ISBN-10:0445207183
ISBN-13:978-0445207189

Book Description
THEY ARE HUMANS - AND DRAGONS. HEROS - AND FRIENDS. MAGICAL - AND MIGHTY. AND SO ARE THEIR KIDS! NOW A LAND OF GODS NEEDS THEM ALL... Jarl Koenig thinks his children and witch-wife, Mirza are safely vacationing on wonderworld Realm, until Faf, a baby dragon, pops through the dimensions to California and gives Jarl some grim news:
 
 
The vile Shadowlord is holding Mirza prisoner on Achaea, planet of Greek myths. And unless she
helps the wizard suck the lifeforce from the mystic Bright One who dwells in Achaea's sun, the
Shadowlord will kill Jarl and Mirza's children. But the kids have their own magic powers and friends:
dragons Fafnoddle, Ebony, and rambuctious little Faf, as well as the young of the cosmic dragonlord
Wyrd. Soon their father will join them, braving the perils of unknown Achaea to search for his wife.
All the while the Shadowlord's evil grows and grows... until dragons, young heroes, and gods must battle a mad scheme to murder a world, a star - and perhaps all creation.



 
 

DRAGON'S QUEEN
Pages: 247
Publisher: Warner Books 1991
Language: English
ISBN-10:0446361526
ISBN-13:978-0446361521
Product Dimensions: 6.6 x 4.1 x 0.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 8 ounces

Book Description
TRAPPED ON A LOST WORLD, AND A GIRL AND HER DRAGON MUST GROW UP - FAST! Jarl and Mirza's teenwitch daughter Lealor is almost grown and eager to leave home. But the Godlike infant Bright
One's attempt to help her strands Lealor and dragon Fafleen on Widdershins, a missing world ruled by corrupt priests and superstition. Here magical were-beasts must hide from humans and dragons are forbidden! Lealor, Fafleen, and the enchanted bracelet Myst soon find themselves trying to solve the mystery of Widdenshins' isolation, unite the realm's peoples and dragons, and find a way home. Succeed they must, for the Shadowlord lurks in this land's frozen wastes. For the first time in her young life, Lealor will have to confront the immortal enemy of her people... Alone!




DRAGON'S GAME
Pages: 592
Publisher: Wildside Press 2004
Language: English
ISBN-10:1592242138
ISBN-13:978-1592242139
Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 1.6 inches

Book Description
This  is a trilogy, you are transported to the magical world of Realm and the Dragon's Game that must take place to save their world. This trilogy of three books that were printed over fifteen years ago.
 
 
Dragon's Game Overview, September 24, 2004

In the first book, Dragon's Pawn, Jarl Koenig, an earthman who doesn't believe in magic, meets a leprechaun and is transported by means of a dragon bracelet to Realm, where they need a hero to battle the monsters created by earthlings' imaginations. Fafnoddle, a pacifistic, vegetarian dragon, joins him on his adventures. Jarl not only learns to believe in magic, but he also becomes a magic worker himself before he battles the Shadowlord for the survival of Realm.

In Dragon's Knight, the second book, Jarl's children and his wife are put at risk in another confrontation with the Shadowlord on the planet Achaea, where the Greek gods now resides. In a battle to keep the Shadowlord from causing the sun of Achaea to become a nova, it takes the Greek gods and Jarl's entire family to face the Shadowlord.

Dragon's Queen is the story of Lealor, one of Jarl's children, and her companion, Fafleen, the dragon child of Fafnoddle. On Widdershins, evil priests keep the population subjugated by killing others who possess magic. Lealor, a shapeshifting witch and healer, becomes their prisoner. Will Rand, the King of the shapeshifters, reach her before she is sacrificed by the priests?

These books are intended for anyone who likes fantasy. The only real magic on earth today lies in reading a good book. Dragon's Game is magic. reviewed by Andrew (Drew) Taylor



 
 

GUARDIAN'S GAMBIT
Pages: 306
Publisher: Pale Horse Publishing; First edition 2000
Language: English
ISBN-10:1587470055
ISBN-13:978-1587470059
Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.3 x 0.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces

Book Description
THE IRITREES FORM POISON PODS Trav felt better. At least he wouldn't be alone in this. Another idea entered Trav's mind and he blurted it out before he thought. "What will you do if the men start
cutting live trees before I can stop them?" A myriad of brightly colored images formed one after the other on the ground. Trav didn't have to ask what had happened. He remembered Aunt Meddle's story of how the trees poisoned the settler who insisted on cutting live trees. This time the iritrees had no plan to show mercy. They would kill every person on the planet if anyone logged live trees. Trav tried asking for patience, mercy, a promise to give him time to stop the loggers. The voice of the wisper faded to nothing until only one idea remained in Trav's mind. Remember. generally impossible to evaluate with certainty.




GUARDIAN'S ROOK 2005 with Rick Dennis
Pages: 293
Publisher: Pale Horse Publishing; 1st edition 2006
Language: English
ISBN-10:1587470888
ISBN-13:978-1587470882
Product Dimensions: 8 .8 x 6 x 0.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces

Book Description
Left In Charge to Fight An Unknown Enemy, Jarl and Mirza Koenig have decided to take a vacation far from their responsibilities as guardians of Realm and other known worlds. Before they go, they
 
 
leave a proclamation putting Seren, their oldest son, in charge until their return from their secret hidaway. No sooner are they gone than a fairy lord returns from prospecting for gems in space, wounded by some creature that has left huge bites in his body. After he dies, Arthurian, the Sidhe King, demands something be done. The situation requires Seren to leave his commission in the U.S. Army and return to Realm. He and his younger brother, Argen join with dragons and other magical creatures to become the defenders of all the known worlds. Who are they fighting, and how do you fight a war in space?



 
 

DRAGON'S BISHOP 2007 with Rick Dennis
Pages: 286
Publisher: Pale Horse Publishing; 1st edition 2007
Language: English
ISBN-10:1587470942
ISBN-13:978-1587470943
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 6 x 0.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces

Book Description
From the moment Rory, the leprechaun, decides to get even with Mage Argen Koenig for awakening him unexpectedly, the issue of who will assume the title of the Dragon's Bishop becomes a mystery.
Argen, mislabeled bishop by the vengeful Rory, dislikes the title and wants no part of it. Getting no credit, little respect from those he aids, and harrassment over his lack of parenting skills, he withdraws from what he refers to as the game. Kerrigwen, a Sidhe maiden, will grow up to be an expert healer. Young as she is, she has chosen to cure the sick. The green dragon, Firefly, whose only claim to fame is the flashing scale on her tail, becomes Kerrigwen's companion. What adventures will mature their friendship? Killeen uses her vast Sidhe powers almost casually, for she plans to be a warrior. Battle is her greatest pleasure. Sparrow, her special dragon, becomes her first dragon gatekeeper after he loses his wings in a skirmish. Can a battle maiden match with a flightless dragon function as the Dragon's Bishop? Sterlina, Argen's own daughter, exhibits many powers for one so young, but she is afraid of dragon riding and has no desire to fly dragonback, so how could she be in the running for the title? Is it possible for someone who refuses to select a dragon companion to be Dragon's Bishop? Unlikely as it seems, one of these three must step forward to become the Dragon's Bishop and champion those who have no one to speak for them.




GUARDIAN'S CHOICE with Rick Dennis & Andrew Taylor
Pages: 301
Publisher: Pale Horse Publishing; 1st edition (December 3, 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10:1587471132
ISBN-13:978-1587471131
Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces

Book Description
ENROUTE: Trav knew his experiences on the planet Wald had changed him. Still, he planned a long and glorious career as a guardian. No more aliens, he promised himself. He completely
 
 
overlooked the fact that the cougcat in his lap was an alien. Thank heaven he was out of the woods, no iritrees. My name is Seedling, flashed into Trav s mind. His yelp of surprise woke Sam. The purple furball in her lap now had its eyes wide open. Trav glanced around the cabin, searching. He located the potted three-foot high iritree sapling wedged in a corner along with Samantha's duffle bags. The little sapling wasn't very imposing compared to the massive trees shrouded in mist back on Wald. "Is this collection of stowaways all Sairy's doing?" Trav stammered. "I really don t know, but your security is nonexistent." replied Sam. "By the way, that's Aunt Meddle to you, buster. Only her relatives call her Sairy. I thought the night we spent together on Wald meant you and I are engaged." Trav said with a grin. "That ' what you claimed at the time. Being in different bedrooms in the same house hardly counts as together. Anyway, that doesn't matter here in space without the Waldcodes. I won t be restricted by planet rules."


Forthcoming Books
DRAGON'S CHEKMATE * with Rick Dennis
GUNNORA'S DRAGONS *
LUCK OF THE IRISH *