The Dragon's Lair (The Lost Journals of Ven Polypheme)
by Elizabeth Haydon
Starscape Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: 9780765308696
Date: 08 July 2008 List Price $17.95 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Product Description: Barely one day after fulfilling his second mission for King Vandemere as Royal Reporter of the land of Serendair, young Charles Magnus Ven Polypheme—known as Ven—is off on another adventure. To keep them safe from the wrath of the Thief Queen, whose rage at their escape from the Gated City knows no bounds, the king sends Ven and his friends on an important mission.
Their journey takes them across a wondrous land filled with marvels—and danger. For the mission the king entrusts to Ven is a delicate one: to discover the cause of a dispute between two warring kingdoms—and the answer leads Ven straight into the lair of a very angry dragon…. (YA)