Indies Introduce


  • To Shape a Dragon's Breath, Moniquill Blackgoose
    Del Rey, 9780593498286, May 9, 2023 (Fiction)

    “Not only is it extremely rare to find such a unique tale of dragons and their human companions (set at a magic school, no less), but this phenomenal series opener gives us an alternative history of American colonization from an Indigenous perspective. Anequs is my new favorite hero!”

    - Alyssa Raymond, Copper Dog Books, Beverly, MA


    “This is one of the best fantasy books I have ever read. Imagine Danaerys Targaryen going to Hogwarts, but with more history and care sprinkled throughout the story. To Shape a Dragon’s Breath is a triumph of the fantasy genre, and Moniquill Blackgoose is a bright new star in the literary sky.”

    - Jason Jefferies, Explore Booksellers, Aspen, CO



    “A steampunk-style fantasy of how society might have developed in New England in the 1600s if Indigenous people had dragons on their side. While the story begins in the early 1800s, a new dragon hatching bonding with our Native heroine threatens to upend the whole society. A great beginning to a new fantasy series.”

    - Tanya Mills, The Book Bungalow, St. George, UT

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