Can she learn to love the man—as well as the dragon within?
Sensual. Clever. Daring. There’s only one thing Kendrick yearns for—peace that has eluded the Dragon Kings. Zora may have been made in the image of Earth, but it’s a far cry from home. For too long the Kings have been on the defensive, betrayed time and again. When Kendrick has an opportunity to stop a foe, he takes it. Except he isn’t the only one tracking it. Soon, he finds himself face-to-face with an exquisite swordswoman who holds him enthralled...and sparks passion within his cold heart.
As an Asavori Ranger, Esha has dedicated her life to protecting her people. She trains relentlessly to become one of their best warriors, forsaking everything else. When a treacherous new enemy invades their lands, she vows to destroy it. Esha’s rash decision has her crossing paths with that of a mysterious, handsome outsider. He’s trouble the Rangers don’t need, but she can’t walk away. He awakens desires long buried and dreams neglected. The temptation of their forbidden union is more than she can resist. She’s soon walking a treacherous path—one that could be the downfall for them both.
Kendrick is on a planet that looks like Earth but isn't Earth. He is tracking an enemy and goes right through the border between his side and the human side because he wants to keep tracking the enemy that's almost impossible to see. He meets Esha there where she is also tracking the invisible enemy. Esha is a warrior like many of her people and doesn't believe him at first when he tells her that he's a dragon shifter. Her people know there are dragons but they didn't believe that shifters existed until he shows them that they do.
They agree to let him stay for a few days in order to track and get rid of the invisible enemy but after that they want him to leave. But Kendrick realizes that Esha is his mate and he doesn't want to go back home without her. He doesn't think she'll leave her people to come back to his home with him so he isn't sure what to do.
Watching them get to know one another better as well as search for their enemy was fun. It was a good story and can be read a standalone.
Disclosure: I was given a copy of this book via NetGalley but all thoughts and opinions are my own.
I give this book 4 out of 5 stars.
Good that it can be read as a stand alone - and that you liked it.ReplyDelete
The series is really good too.Delete
That is one cheapass cover, isn't it? LOLReplyDelete
Actually this is a series of books with the same type of covers for each book. So while there's a little difference in color and background pictures, they all have the same 1001 Dark Nights on them to make them highly recognizable.Delete
I haven't read a lot of dragon books but maybe 2023 will be the year!ReplyDelete
I hope you find some good ones to read.Delete
Seems like a nice read. Greetings!ReplyDelete
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Sounds like a good read. Glad you enjoyed it.ReplyDelete
Oh, this one seems pretty good. Nice review.ReplyDelete
Love it when they stand alone since I never read them in order!ReplyDelete
So do I. I read out of order all the time too.Delete
It's been awhile since I've read a Donna Grant novel. Her dragon books are fun.ReplyDelete
I do love her dragons.Delete
Glad you liked itReplyDelete
I love dragons and have been browsing NetGalley a lot more. Sorry I missed this one, but glad you enjoyed it.ReplyDelete
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I like finding good books there as well.Delete
That does sound like a good one and I like the cover too.ReplyDelete
The whole series is a good one.Delete
I see these 1001 Dark Nights books all the time and always wonder if they can be read as standalones or if they are all wound together. Good to know this one is stand alone at least. Love Dragons so it might be one I will try :)ReplyDelete
A lot of them can which I love.Delete
Can it be read as a standalone even if I've never read anything by the author? Because it does sound good. I do enjoy those 1,001 books.ReplyDelete
I do think this could be read as a standalone even then.Delete
Good to know it can be read as a stand alone. I've enjoyed Grant's romantic suspense but haven't tried her paranormal books.ReplyDelete
I love her paranormal books.Delete
I have read a few of Donna Grants books but not her paranormal stories yet. This sounds like something that i would like!ReplyDelete
I hope you get a chance to read it.Delete