Raina is a woman in her mid 20ís who is
still searching for what she wants to do with her life. She
has tried many jobs and none of them seem to be the right
fit. She decides to apply as a domestic servant on a remote
island estate. The first thing she notices when on the estate
is that it looks like it is right out of an old English
romance complete with dark wood and dark brooding servants.
She is instructed to never talk to, meet the eyes of, or stay
in the room of the master of the house, Simon Draken. But
when she is confronted with him on the stairs she is drawn
into the unfamiliar eyes as well as his aura. She is shocked
into silence before she bolts.
Raina is also humored by the fact that
all of the employees are named very simple names such as Mr.
Smith, Mr. Green and Mr. Jones, but none of them speak much
English at all. When Mr. Smith tries to fix her plumbing she
finds herself soaked and in his arms. When he offers his
room, she ends up taking him up on it. Mr. Smith is actually
Simon Drakenís half brother and chief guard. Simon is a
dragon lord from a far away planet who has been banished after
tragedy overcomes him, and his younger brother takes over the
throne in a coup.
When Simon and Raina canít fight their
attraction any longer will they become Ďfriends with benefitsí
or much more, and where does this leave Mr. Smith, who is also
drawn to Raina? Add to this the need for Simon to return home
and take back the throne, a dastardly current dictator and
Rainaís growing love for both Simon and Mr. Smith and you have
one hot story.
Kaitlyn OíConnor again writes a sassy fun
heroine in Dragon Lord. She continues to give
me women characters who donít take too much crap and who have
a great sense of humor, even when they are feeling down.
Dragon Lord also boasts a number of hunky men that
are what fantasies are made out of. I loved reading about
Simon and how he comes to terms with not only his leadership
issues but the death of his first wife. Dragon Lord
also throws in some shape shifting and space travel, it will
not disappoint you.