"Tempting The Dragon King" Is One Pleasure That You Won't Feel Guilty About

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Title:  Tempting The Dragon King
Series:  Dragon Lords #1
Author:  Kiersten Fay
Format:  eARC
Length:  195 pages
Expected Date Of Publication:  May 22, 2020
Publisher:  Amazon Services LLC
Rating:  3.5 Stars

From USA Today bestselling author Kiersten Fay comes this smoldering-hot tale of a lethally seductive dragon king and the beautiful earthling he cannot resist.

On his way to reestablish an old alliance, Tristan Okora, king of the dragon shifters, discovers a beautiful human female aboard an enemy vessel. He offers his protection until she can be safely returned to Earth. But the more time he spends with Juniper Jacobs, the faster he falls for the little mortal. Meanwhile, amidst the trouble brewing in his kingdom—a terrible rumor that threatens his crown—Tristan must make a difficult decision; accept an arranged marriage with a neighboring princess, or risk everything for the beguiling human.

TEMPTING THE DRAGON KING is the first book in this Shadow Quest spin-off series. And while this series will focus on hunky dragon shifters and witches, there are plenty of cameos from the original series.

My Thoughts
Tempting The Dragon King is one of those weird reads.  That though not perfect in a literary sense.  Has just the right blend of likable characters, uncomplicated plot, and simple readability.  That the pages just keep turning.

Tristan Okora is doing his best to heal from the heart-shattering loss of his father.  While taking on the momentous task of ruling the Clan that bears his name.
When his life takes what is destined to be the strangest and most life altering turn of all.
The day that he meets and falls in lust with Juniper Jacobs.
All Earth-born.
All mortal.
And nothing like any female that he has ever met.

As for Juniper...
All she knows is that an innocent walk in the woods led to the discovery of the strange craft which she now found herself aboard.
Well...a walk,  an incurable curiosity, and the mistake of pushing a button that she hadn't known would trigger a pre-programmed flight to an alien planet.
C'est la vie...and all that.
For now, our girl June has got far bigger.
And as luck would have it, brawnier problems.
The least of which.
The gorgeous man standing in front of her with a weapon.  That he has no problem using.  If she doesn't give him answers to questions that she:
1.  Doesn't quite understand.
2.  Doesn't have answers for.

And then there is...Tristan.
Stuck for several reasons between several rocks and at least one too many hard places.
1.  Dealing with his guilt about the death of his father.
2.  Assuming the duties of a throne and clan politics that he never wanted.
3.  A betrothal to the daughter of an allied clan.
4.  The discovery of a scantly Earthing in an enemy ship.
5.  His attraction to said Earthling
     And so much more...    

The story told in Tempting The Dragon King reads a lot like a Contemporary Romance.
At least as far as the romance between June And Tristan goes.  
The rest is purely Fantasy.
Well...Tristan's part, at least.
June is just a simple human.  
Nothing special, really.
Just a lot of compassion and pluck.
And an equally sad backstory.

Tristan and his people are where all the world-building and interesting nuance take place.
But somehow...it all seems to work.
In  large part because it is very clear from the start that this is intended to be a light read.
And is...when all is said and done, home to a very sweet HEA

About Kiersten
Kiersten Fay Fay is the USA Today bestselling author of the steamy Ever Nights Chronicles, the award winning Shadow Quest series, and the popular Creatures of Darkness Series.

The first book in her Ever Nights series, Keeping His Siren, won the 2018 National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award, and the third Shadow Quest novel, The Demon’s Retribution won the 2012 Gravetells Favorite Story award, earning her a nomination for Favorite Author in that same year.

When not writing or catering to her two demanding cats, she can be found fussing over cover designs for her next novel.

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  1. Hmmm I generally love this type of read, but this one I'm just not sure about. I want to like it though. I guess I am into darker fantasy/horror lately, that could be it. I am into The Dark Land by DM Shepard and it's fantastic! I highly recommend if you need a jump scare type page turner!


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