Henrietta The Dragon Slayer (a young adult epic fantasy adventure) (The Five Kingdoms #1) by Beth Barany
Approx. 65,100 words.
Published on March 8, 2011.
Grand Prize Winner California Fiction Contest--
Henrietta, the legendary Dragon Slayer of the Kingdom of Bleuve, can't stomach the thought of one more kill. Yet, in order to save her dying mentor, she must go on a last quest. But will misfit companions, seasickness, and an egomaniacal king derail the quest for the healing stone? And will she be able to cut past her conscience and kill the dragon?