When Professor Sigurdsson is murdered on the fifteenth of March 1917, it is up to three Oxfordians--John, Jack, and Charles--to
complete the professor's unfinished business. Their task is to assume the role of caretaker to perhaps the world's greatest
literary treasure: the Imaginarium Geographica. Pursued fiercely by Sigurdsson's murderers, the three are led by a mysterious
guide, Bert, to the relative safety of his ship the Indigo Dragon. But the adventures are just beginning as they set sail
for a land most mortals would never dream of reaching: the Archipelago of Dreams which "all the lands that have ever
existed in myth and legend, fable and fairy tale, can be found within" (21).
As our young heroes find out, however, these imaginary realms are just as real--and just as much in danger--as their own.
Are these raging wars a mere coincidence or are these 'real' and 'imaginary' worlds irrevocably tied together? These mysteries
and more lie at the heart of James A. Owen's novel Here There Be Dragons. Their shared adventures sailing the seas, meeting
dragons--along with plenty of other memorable characters--might just inspire each to pen their own unforgettable stories one
day for these three are none other than J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and Charles Williams.
Whether you're a fan of the Inklings, or just love fantasy and adventure in general, Here There Be Dragons, the first
in a new series entitled The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica, is too good to miss.
For more information on the book, go to the official book site. There you will be able to find out more about the background
of the Imaginarium Geographica AND you will also be able to read the first few chapters of the novel.