Book & Author Details:
Dragons & Magic by Blair Babylon writing as Poppy Wolfe
(Dragon’s Den Casino #1)
Publication date: 21st January 2019
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Mating fever is for old dragons, idle romantics, and suckers.
Mathonwy, Duke Draco, absolutely, positively, definitely isn’t falling into a mating fever for the new little witch, Bethany Aura, whom his company just hired to whip a new Las Vegas casino into shape. The casino is behind schedule, over budget, and a shambling mess of construction debris and dirt. Angel investors are arriving in a month, and someone in the finance department is embezzling money.
But his eyes are changing color to flowing, molten gold, he keeps showing up to hang around Bethany, and he obsesses with buying diamonds and gold to drape all over her, as if she had been dipped in his hoard.
But Mathonwy has a job to do. He’s the CFO for Dragons Den, Inc., and he might be crowned the next king of New Wales, though he’s not particularly sure he wants that job. He’s six feet, six inches tall, ripped from flying instead of taking a plane, and on a dozen committees and boards in New Wales. He has a career. He has a position as a nobleman in his community. He’s too young to settle down with a fated mate.
Yet, as Bethany casts her glittery, sparkling spells and summons adorable, fluffy creatures to clean away the wreckage and arrange the furniture, Mathonwy watches.
He can’t take his eyes off of her.
But he isn’t falling into mating fever.
Let’s get the criticism out of the way first, shall we? OK. Here goes. (deep breath) I’m not a big fan of the cover. There. I said it.
Now that’s out of the way – what do I think about the book? In short – I LOVED IT!
This has all the storytelling flair that I have come to expect and crave from this author, but presented in a different package. This is fun, spicy and just a thoroughly enjoyable read. I love the idea of these three delicate witches matched against the big bad dragon shifters. But please don’t think this is all just alpha male shifter dominance – there is an unexpected softly romantic element which grounds the story somehow, despite the subject matter.
There are also echoes (for me) of of the Runaway Billionaires in as much as the relationship between the three male protagonists goes, and that feeling of familiarity also made it easier to make a connection to these characters and this story.
I look forward to reading more. Much more.
I voluntarily reviewed an advanced reader copy of this book.
USA Today Bestselling Author Blair Babylon is an award-winning author who regularly publishes contemporary romance and romantic suspense fiction. After writing literary fiction where reviews usually included the caveat that there was too much deviant sex, she decided to abandon all literary pretensions, let her freak flag fly, and write hot, sexy, erotic romance with crazy, breakneck plot turns.
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