Dragon King: A Dark Kings Novella

Donna Grant
Dragon King: A Dark Kings Novella
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Publisher
Evil Eye Concepts, Inc.
Release Date
August 2015
ISBN
9781940887678
Series
Book 24 of 1001 Dark Nights
Genre
Contemporary Romance, Paranormal Romance

SUMMARY
A WOMAN ON A MISSION
Grace Clark has always done things safe. She's never colored outside of the law, but she has a book due and has found the perfect spot to break through her writer's block. Or so she thinks. Right up until Arian suddenly appears and tries to force her away from the mountain. Unaware of the war she just stumbled into, Grace doesn't just discover the perfect place to write, she finds Arian – the most gorgeous, enticing, mysterious man she's ever met.

A KING WITH A PURPOSE
Arian is a Dragon King who has slept away centuries in his cave. Recently woken, he's about to leave his mountain to join his brethren in a war when he's alerted that someone has crossed onto Dreagan. He's ready to fight…until he sees the woman. She's innocent and mortal – and she sets his blood aflame. He recognizes the danger approaching her just as the dragon within him demands he claim her for his own…

Book Review by Delta (reviewer)
Sep 17, 2015   [ OFFICIAL REVIEW ]
96 people found the following review helpful
Who knew dragons were such passionate creatures?

As a writer, Grace Clark is used to escaping reality on a regular basis, but when she finds herself face to face with a DRAGON, she knows she's utterly lost it. Having taken shelter in a cave when the rain hits while she's writing outdoors, she's pretty surprised when a VERY sexy nekked man suddenly shows up.

The Dragon King Arian has been asleep for 600 years, only recently awakening to battle a threat to his home. When he spots the tiny woman typing away on a laptop in the middle of his cave, he's certain she's a mole from his enemy. As Grace waits out the storm, she learns about a magical realm that she never knew existed...and she falls hard for Arian. Will the war and his true form be enough to make her run away in fear, or is she Arian's eternal mate?

DRAGON KING is a novella in the Dark Kings Series by Ms. Grant, and also a stand-alone book in the innovative and fun 1001 Dark Nights Series featuring magical and mystical erotic stories by a variety of popular authors inspired by the classic The Arabian Nights tale. I usually enjoy the supernatural elements featured in the books in this collection, but I'll admit that immortal dragons were a bit outside of my comfort zone. Do dragons even have penises? Do chicks get turned on by riding on the back of a flying dragon? I can't wrap my mind around the logistics of this. But I digress.

Regardless of my personal standpoint on the intimacy of dragons, DRAGON KING was an interesting read that held my attention for the duration. Arian and Grace had chemistry that showed both in Arian's control of the weather and Grace's writing. She was captivated by the man who turned into a turquoise monstrosity; he was intrigued by the woman who could weave stories with her fingers. They live in completely different worlds yet the two of them felt at home when they were together. The sex was short but sensual, the angst minimal, the suspense even shorter. The best part, to me, was the descriptions of Scotland, which were stunning and made me want to book a flight, STAT.

Bottom Line: While this wasn't MY personal cuppa, you ladies that fancy yourselves a dragon honey (or fans of the Dark Kings Series) will dig this novella.
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