5 Hearts, Donna Grant

Donna Grant – Dark Kings #2 – Fire Rising

18404115Beware of the hot… ‘Cause fire is rising, baby…



For centuries, the Dragon Kings have battled heaven and earth to protect their dragon magic. But when a beautiful mortal seeks refuge in their lair, she ignites a warrior’s love, an enemy’s wrath, and a firestorm of passion that could destroy them all…
Sammi Miller lives a quiet life as a pub owner in the Scottish Highlands—until the mob bursts in with guns blazing, looking for her ex-lover. Taking a bullet in the shoulder, she manages to escape and make her way to her half-sister Jane. Hidden away in the mountain fortress of the mysterious Dreagan Industries, Sammi finds more than a safe haven. She finds Tristan—the most gorgeous, beguiling, and haunted man she has ever known…
Newest of the Dragon Kings, Tristan fell from the sky in a snowstorm naked with a sword—but with no memories of his ancient struggles. When he meets the wounded Sammi, something powerful stirs within his heart. When he sees the dragon symbol etched into the bullet from her shoulder, something fierce burns within his soul. With his darkest enemies closing in, Tristan must take wing, take sides—and take no prisoners—to save the woman he’s destined to love…in Fire Rising, second novel in the Dark Kings series 
“Donna Grant spins a searing and intense tale [that] will keep readers spellbound.”—Romance Reviews Today on the Dark Sword series



More Scottish deliciousness for us, ladies. Let us be grateful for Donna Grant because this is an absolutely delightful read. In this next installment of the Dark Kings series, we meet Tristan and his unsuspecting mate.

Sammi got some troubles delivered to her doorstep – or should I say, to her bar. She is dragged into a battle far more sinister and vicious than she can imagine, and she is thrust into the world of dragons. She has to fend off dark fae, humans, and keep her distance from a certain yummy scot, who happens to be a Dragon King.

Tristan might be new, but he knows what he wants. And now he wants Sammi. The only thing keeping them apart is her safety, her sister, and Tristan’s troubling past he cannot really remember. Is he a Warrior, or is he a King? Does it matter now?

I have to say, I loved this story even more than the first one. I just could not wait for Tristan to confront his past and his twin. He has a lot of things to figure out, and Sammi is not really helping. Or is she? When their unknown enemy forces them into another battle with the dark fae, they need everybody’s help. Unlikely alliances are formed amongst enemies, and we cannot really know what to expect. It was action-filled, emotional, and all-in-all a great adventure.

Though I have to say Tristan’s past was made a little bit more complicated than it should have been, than we closed it down far too easily, gaining a solution that was a little bit unlogical to me. I definitely have to read the Dark Warrior series too, because all the time we meet them and I really came to like them. Wanna know their stories too.

And Rhi. I have to say, I was a little bit disappointed. I know Con is an ass, I don’t really like him, but to leave her behind… I was disappointed in all of them. I really hope Rhi will get out relatively untouched of this. I would like to know who her King was. Really. And what is going on between him and Con?

I can only recommend this book. If you love yourself a Scottish yumminess, just get this book, a blanket, some hot chocolate and read. I can promise it will be hot and sweet.

5 Hearts


Donna is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over forty-five novels. Her most popular series is the breathtaking Dark King (aka Dragon King) series featuring dragons, immortal Highlanders, and the Fae.

In addition to her novels, Donna has written over forty short stories, novellas, and novelettes for digital-first and print release. She has been dubbed as giving the “paranormal genre a burst of fresh air” by the San Francisco Book Review. Her work has been hailed as having “deft plotting and expert characterization” by Publisher’s Weeklyand “sizzling” by RT Book Reviews.

She has been recognized with awards from both bookseller and reader contests including the National Reader’s Choice Award, Booksellers Best Award, as well as the coveted K.I.S.S. Award from RT Book Reviews. 

Donna travels often for various speaking engagements, conferences, and book signings. She is also a frequent workshop presenter at national conferences such as RT Book Lovers Convention and Thrillerfest, as well as local chapters.

Born and raised in Texas, she also has ties across the border in Louisiana. Growing up with two such vibrant cultures, her Cajun side of the family taught her the “spicy” side of life while her Texas roots gave her two-steppin’ and bareback riding. She is never far from her faithful 80 pound dog, Sisko, or her three cats. She can often be found at the movies or bookstore with her children. Or buying makeup. And shoes.

You an find her at www.DonnaGrant.com
as well as her website devoted entirely to the Dragon Kings and all series that encompass the Dark World at www.MotherOfDragonsBooks.com.

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