The Dragon Flyers Book Three: Land of Giants by Cynthia Star is the third entry in the spellbinding fantasy series that follows the adventures of David, a young dragon rider, and his companions. The excitement builds up from one entry to the next. David and his companions have just experienced what they think to be the greatest challenge they have had to face and at the time they are almost ready for some relaxation, they receive a new mission — retrieve precious items that are hidden among the wicked giants that roam a world that is beautiful and exciting to explore, a world that is filled with dangerous snares and where danger is hidden in plain sight. It is a world visible only to dragon riders. With his fellow riders and new companions, David will have to deal with unforeseen dangers, and overcome huge obstacles, while struggling to stay ahead of the evil Night Riders that are close behind them. But when their strength wanes and they are pulled to breaking point, David must step up and confront his fears if he will stand a chance to help his friends.
This installment in the Dragon Flyers series brims with pulsating action; it is hugely imaginative and features characters that both young and adult readers will adore. For those who have stayed with David from the start of this incredible journey, the lessons on personal growth, leadership, courage, teamwork, and overcoming fear are unmistakably clear. David is a young protagonist who is uncertain and afraid from the start, but with each challenge, he builds some muscle. The world-building is fantastic and Cynthia Star has the extraordinary ability to entice the imagination of readers with vivid imagery and a fully drawn setting. There are many enjoyable aspects of the characters and world-building to savor in this exciting read. The excitement flows from the well-crafted dialogues, the exhilarating rides on dragon wings, the tremor in the face of imminent danger, and those split-second escapes from the precipice of death. The emotionally rich characters, Cynthia Star’s beautiful prose, and her spectacular storytelling craft greet readers as they open this story and remain with them till the last page. You will be curious to find out where the next adventure takes David and his friends.