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  • The Dragon Family

  • Lochguard Highland Dragons, Book 5
  • By: Jessie Donovan
  • Narrated by: Brian J. Gill
  • Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 40

For Finlay Stewart, being a dragon-shifter clan leader is easy compared to managing his family. Finn is trying his best to work and protect his clan on little sleep; having triplets is his toughest challenge to date. But with his mate, Arabella, at his side, he finds a way to manage. However, as things start to spiral out of control.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What an amazing story

  • By ilianag on 07-20-18

Perfect Dragon follow up story!!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-13-18

I love revisiting characters from past books that I fell in love with and this book was no exception. The Mackenzie's and the Stuart families are just so much fun to listen to. Their daily lives are so complicated yet humorous that you can't help but wish you were part of this chaotic, fun loving, over the top sometimes family as well. Jessie did a great job keeping us updated without a lot of drama. She also introduced us to new conflicts and future storytelling that we can't wait to read more about.

I enjoyed listening Brian J. Gill's different accents and dragon voices, he did an excellent job narrating this book.

This is a follow-up novella for Finn and Arabella and should be read after Healed by the Dragon for the full enjoyment of this amazing continued family story.

  • Craved by the Dragon

  • Stonefire British Dragons, Book 11
  • By: Jessie Donovan
  • Narrated by: Gary Furlong
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 49

All non-Irish dragon-shifters are being banished from Ireland, and Brenna Rossi's only chance to stay with the clan she's grown to love is to mate one of the Irish dragons - Killian O'Shea. Even though he's lost his memory and and his dragon, she's drawn to him and looks forward to some no-strings-attached heat between the sheets. However, the more time she spends with him, the more she realizes that maybe she does want a future with Killian. The only question is whether or not there will be one. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic!

  • By brenda l. moreno on 07-08-18

Black and Blue

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-02-18

Craved by the dragon is book eleven of The British stonefire dragons series and Jessie Donovan outdid herself once again. This is a great love story with so many other factors Written in beautifully of Brenna Rossi and Killian O'shea struggles.

Killian is drugged and loses his memories of not only his self but of his dragon as well. I don't normally read books where the main character has amnesia but I was already invested in both Killian and Brenna's characters through previous books. This is a very well written 3rd person multiple points of view book filled with drama, action, adventure and heart warming romance. Once you start reading/listening you won't want to stop.

I've been looking forward to their story for a while now and the sexual chemistry is sizzling, the dialog is amazing, the banter is hilarious and Donovan once again didn't disappoint. She has brought many twists and new characters into the fold as well and I can't wait to read what's in store for them in future books.

This is the first book I've listened to narrated by Gary Furlong and I think he did an excellent job. His accents were on point and you can always tell when somebody else was speaking. He really brought the characters and dragons alive.

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  • The Dragon Warrior

  • Lochguard Highland Dragons, Book 4
  • By: Jessie Donovan
  • Narrated by: Brian J. Gill
  • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 57

Grant McFarland is the head Protector of Clan Lochguard. His top priority is finding the traitorous former clan members who attacked the Scottish clan. However, the touch of a female he's known his whole life has started to set his body on fire. Both man and beast want her, but until he can ensure the clan is safe, he must resist her. Faye MacKenzie used to be in charge of security for her clan. Then an attack damaged her wing and she's been struggling to find her place ever since. When she confronts the head Protector for a job, she can't stop looking at his lips.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Dragon Warrior

  • By Anne M. Dixon on 07-09-18

Awesome addition

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-17-18

This is the 4th book in Jessie Donovan's Lochguard series. It mainly focuses on Grant McFarland, head Protector of the Clan, and Faye Mackenzie, former head Protector. Faye was wounded in battle and is now struggling to figure out where she fits into her own clan. Grant is dealing with family issues along side his duties, as well as, his growing desires for Faye. I love how these two old friends are putting aside their feeling for each other in order to do what's right for their clan as a whole. The fact that Faye dragon refuses to accept that Grant is theirs only makes this book that much more enjoyable.

This book is filled with the same humor, adventure, new and old characters along with conflict and love that we are use to from Jessie Donovan. The way she brings her characters together and doesn't let us forget past characters is just awesome. The added bonus of Arabella and Finn's triplets being born was just perfect.
Brian J. Gill did a great job narrating this story even-thou it took me a little longer then I'd like getting use to him. There were times I wasn't sure who was talking and had to back it up and listen again but it didn't take away from his overall narration.

I can't wait to read future books in this wonderful dragon series.

  • Hunted

  • By: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Narrated by: Karen White
  • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 239
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 222
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 223

Moira Dunne is a witch - the quantum physics kind. Time and space are her playthings. Which might explain why her one-night stand from a hundred years ago has turned up to "claim" her - and request her family's assistance with the war he's brewing. But the more she learns about Connlan Kayrs, the more she comes to think this is normal behavior for him....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Story/Narration combo I've encountered!

  • By Gaele on 07-02-15

An Alpha Solider and a powerful Witch...

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-24-18

...what's not to love. I have enjoyed each and every Dark Protectors books. I do recommend reading/listening to this series in order, so you can get the full meaning behind the series. I have waited for Conn and Moria's story since I first read Fated book one of the DP.

Moira is a witch that our Alpha solider Conn mated 100 years ago by mistake. She was young and had much to learn and even thou Conn knew she was his forever he agreed to leave her with her family so she can learn to become the powerful witch she was meant to be. Now that time has past and our Alpha solider is ready to take back what he wishes he never let go of, Moira. This is an on again off again love story. It takes place in Ireland, Moira's home, and away from the rest of his family.

I didn't feel this story focused on Conn and Moira as much as it should have but I do love how this book answers some unanswered question from both Fated and Claimed, Talen and Dage's stories. I hope you enjoy the book as much as I did. RZ out did herself once again.

  • Marked

  • By: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Narrated by: Karen White
  • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191

Janie Kayrs has known Zane almost her whole life. He was her friend in the dream world. She trusted him. But that was before he kidnapped her, spiriting her away to an isolated cabin to learn what her dreams never told her. Like how dangerous he looks. How he got on the wrong side of the negotiating table. And how much sexier he is in real life....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • HUGE twists, turns and surprises here with plenty

  • By Gaele on 09-11-15

A great ending to an awesome series

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-24-18

I so loved the last book in the Dark protectors series. Rebecca Zanetti totally out did herself. I love every minute of the book and so hated each time really life interrupted me and I had to stop listening.

This last book brought the whole series together and it was a great end to an awesome series. There were so many twist and turns that it's hard to write a review without giving anything away. I screamed WHY when I found out what Zane was other than a vampire but then RZ brought all back to good again.

I love the fact that we got to meet more of Zane's family, but was sad that Jase didn't have a bigger part in the book. Especially after everything that Suri put him through, I was really hoping for a confrontation between the two of them.

Rebecca did something that I never thought was capable of me to do...I learned to like Kalin...LOL :)

Zane and Belle's love story has been told over every book in the series and even though I'm sad the series has come to an end I loved how their story played out. This book made me feel every emotion I think possible. The climax at the end was just perfect and I was happy that everything worked out the way it did.

I highly recommend this series to anybody who loves a paranormal romance and look forward to the new series based off this one. I just hope we get both Zane's brothers stories and more of Zane and Belle in all future books.

  • Wicked Ride

  • By: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Narrated by: Brock Thompson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 263
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 241
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242

Alexandra Monzelle is a hard-fighting, heat-packing Seattle vice cop, and she's not much interested in being protected. Her short skirt and sex-kitten heels are tools to lure her suspects into talking about the deadly new drug hitting the streets. She can take care of herself and then some. Unfortunately, she can't seem to get that through to Kellach Dunne. Kellach is a fresh import from Dublin, and he's landed at the heart of a vicious motorcycle club that deals in guns, narcotics, and mayhem.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Wonderfully Wicked Read!

  • By Mel on 12-27-15

Awesome Spinoff

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-24-18

For those of you who loved Rebecca Zanetti's Dark Protectors series you're going to love this series as well. Wicked Ride is book 1 of the Realms Enforcers series and it's packed full of hot Alpha Males, hot loving sex, totally killer kills and action packed.

Kellach Dunne and Alexandria Monzelle have amazing chemistry from the start and it continues to shine throughout the book. Kell is a warrior who is undercover on a mission to rid the world of a new drug named Apollo that was specially formulated, unknown to humans, to kill witches. Lex is a cop who has daddy issues. Together these two are unstoppable and fighting they are explosive.

  • Wicked Burn

  • By: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Narrated by: Brock Thompson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 176
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177

Simone Brightston knows she can beat the rap her enemies are pinning on her. An Irish witch is nobody's fool, and she didn't get to her position on the high council without serious power. But her cousins want her to hide out - and they somehow convinced her archnemesis to play getaway driver.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • HOT SEXY ALPHA NON STOP ACTION!!

  • By Edwina "I Love books" on 06-11-16

HOT DAMN

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-24-18

Wicked Burn is the third book in Rebecca Zanetti's spin-off Realm Enforcers series, off of the Dark Protectors series. It features the love story of Nikolai a pure breed demon and Simone both a witch and member of the coven nine. Both characters were introduced to us in the DP series and again in the first two books of the Realm Enforcers series. It's filled with love, non stop action and surprises. I have been waiting to find out what happened between Simone and Nick all those years ago and was so not disappointed. The twist and turns in this book, along with their outcomes is truly amazing. I highly recommend this series to anybody who loves a great paranormal romance with an excellent story built throughout it.

  • Fatal Chaos

  • A Fatal Series Novel
  • By: Marie Force
  • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
  • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 259
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 236
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237

Washington Metro Police Lieutenant Samantha Holland and her husband, Vice President Nick Cappuano, are just back home from the beach as a fatal drive-by shooting sets DC on edge. The teenage victim is barely older than Sam and Nick's son, Scotty. As more deaths follow, Sam and her team play beat the clock to stop the ruthless killers. With Nick facing his greatest challenge - a scandal that could drastically change all their lives and even end Sam's career - will the mounting pressure deepen or damage their bond?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I can't get enough of Sam an Nick

  • By Shelley Haase on 05-11-18

They just keep getting better and better

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-24-18

I love everything about Sam and Nick they are just too perfect together. I love how they just get each other but yet still fight and have disappointments like any real couple would. They have such a messed up confusing life that the things that happen to the two of them especially Sam are just amazing.

  • The Dragon's Heart

  • Lochguard Highland Dragons, Volume 3
  • By: Jessie Donovan
  • Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
  • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 63

Lorna MacKenzie lost her mate nearly 30 years ago. Dedicating her life to her children, she brushed off the thought of ever finding love again. After all, Jamie MacKenzie had been her true mate. Who could ever replace him? Ross Anderson came to Lochguard to be near his daughter and fight his cancer. Over the last six months, he's become close to one particular dragonwoman. However, he doesn't want to pursue her as a dying man. But now that his cancer is gone, Ross is determined to win Lorna's heart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gray doesn’t mean dead.

  • By Dawn Stewart on 03-22-18

Second chance at love...

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-19-18

The Dragon's Heart is the 3rd book in the Lochguard Highland Dragons series and it's a very touching story of two older people, with grown children, who never thought they'd find that special kind of love so late in life after losing their other half.

This is a very sweet and romantic story and I loved how not only do with get to read what both Ross and Lorna were feeling but how their families were taking this new unheard of relationship as well.

Lorna's dragon was just the funniest and seemed to have only one thing on her mind. Proving age is just that 'a state of mind'!!!

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  • The Dragon Guardian

  • Lochguard Highland Dragons, Book 2
  • By: Jessie Donovan
  • Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
  • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114

Gina MacDonald may be pregnant and on the run, but she will do anything to protect her unborn child - even go up against a dragon-shifter. While hiding in the wilds of the Scottish Highlands, she soon notices the black dragon perched on the nearby hills. She debates if he is related to her past or not, but then a pain overcomes her and the dragon finally swoops down to help. Despite her determination to stay clear of all dragon-shifter males, his touch not only helps ease her tension, it sets her skin on fire.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Dragon Guardian

  • By Melvena Asa on 11-25-17

Unconditional Love

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-06-18

This is the second book in Jessie Donovan's Lochguard Highland Dragon series. It's the love story of Gina MacDonald, a red headed american pregnant woman on the run and Fergus MacKenzie, protector of his clan.

This is a fun loving alpha read. It proves that love is in the eye of the beholder not it it's DNA. Fergus and his dragon want Gina as their mate and it doesn't matter that she is carrying another dragon man's baby. He will fight to make them part of his family and to keep them there.

Poor Gina has bet used by a dragon man and then toss aside.She finds out she is only one of several woman who have become pregnant by said dragon man due to nothing more then a bet. She gets to know Fergus, who has basically been stalking her, better when she begins to have pain in her stomach and he rush's to her rescue. She's not really sure what to make of him but she feels safe with him and they begin to build a real relationship.

I love that we get more and more dragon facts with each book and new characters as well as visit from other dragon clans. This book seemed a little differently written then Jessie's other dragon books but I still enjoyed it and highly recommend it.

I always enjoy listening to Matthew Lloyd Davies, his dragon voices are just awesome. He is so spot on with his alpha vs dragon commentary, even if they are Jessie's words that I can't help but laugh sometimes. His american accent on the other hand drove me crazy but it didn't take away from the enjoyment of listening to this book. I can't wait to find out what's next for the Lochguard clan.