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  • Zanaikeyros - Son of Dragons

  • Pantheon of Dragons, Book 1
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 246
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 230
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 231

Zanaikeyros Saphyrius, better known as Zane, is an original dragyri, a badass male, and a Genesis Son - one of the original embryos made by the dragon lords. Like all the Dragyr he has 10 days from the time he meets his fated - a human female - to take her to the Temple of Seven and present her to the ancient dragon lords to be consecrated...remade...and reborn.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great beginning to a new series!

  • By Julie on 12-29-16

This Knight Is the Dragon!

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

Reviewed: 01-21-17

What did you love best about Zanaikeyros - Son of Dragons?

I love the story...a very strong man fighting for his equally strong woman!

Who was your favorite character and why?

My favorite character was Zane...his strength wasn't only physical, but he had empathy, great intelligence and humor! What's not to like? :)

Have you listened to any of Eric G. Dove’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Eric G. Dove performed this reading masterfully! I have enjoyed each of his other performances greatly, but I would have to say this was tops!

Any additional comments?

I love Tessa Dawn's books both in written and audio formats. Her storylines are wonderful, her characters, everything is exciting to read or listen to. I especially love that her romance is tastefully written without the vulgarity (many times outright pornographic) as in some author's books. She is my favorite paranormal author and I highly recommend her works!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Ecstasy

  • Blood Curse Series, Book 8
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 364
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 344
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 339

Julien Lacusta is a troubled soul, born into tragic circumstances, and raised in a violent time. Despite being a Master Warrior in the house of Jadon, and one of the most elite trackers the Vampyr have ever seen, he is damaged to the core: tormented by endless shadows, haunted by unseen ghosts. And he knows - by all the celestial gods he knows - that if he ever releases those demons, the beasts that lurk within, there will be hell, fire, and brimstone to pay.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!

  • By bookworm2121 on 06-22-16

Two Tortured Souls = Healing Peace

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

Reviewed: 06-29-16

Would you consider the audio edition of Blood Ecstasy to be better than the print version?

The audio edition allows you to really hear and feel the emotions as read by Eric Dove. However, I love the print version just as well! Both are amazing!!!

What did you like best about this story?

I loved the interaction of the characters...the troubled, guilt-ridden souls of both Julien and Rebecca as they discover the hidden bond that brings them together.

Have you listened to any of Eric G. Dove’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Each of Mr. Dove's performances are very good, but I would have to say his reading of Blood Ecstasy tops them all! (He has quite a singing voice!) :)

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The scene in Kagen's examining room when Rebecca sees Julien for the first time since his horrific fight was especially emotional!

Any additional comments?

If you are a fan of Tessa Dawn's Blood Curse series, you will most definitely NOT be disappointed by the audible version!!! If you are a new reader, this will make you a fan of the awesome series!!!

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Daywalker - The Beginning

  • A Dark Fantasy Short Story
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
  • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 82
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 77

Lacy Logan thought she had a normal life. She was healthy, happy, and about to start her own paranormal investigations business...until she met the man in black. In a matter of days, she was fighting for her life, questioning her sanity, and hoping to uncover a secret from her past that would allow her to slay a demon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!

  • By bookworm2121 on 02-13-16

Clash of Light vs Dark!!

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

Reviewed: 02-18-16

All grown up and on her own, Lacey decides to start her very own business....a paranormal detective! As seen from her eyes, this story is funny, scary, thoughtful....a full range of emotions each of us go through as we find our place in this world. Emily Beresford's portrayal of Lacey and her emotional journey is amazing! This is a short story worth listening to!!

12 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Genesis

  • Blood Curse Series
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 261
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 241
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 244

Before there was a modern-day town called Dark Moon Vale, there was an ancient kingdom nestled in the Transylvanian Alps. Before there was a primordial species called the Vampyr, there was a celestial race begotten of gods and men. Before light battled shadow, the sacrifice became mandatory, or the first Blood Moon adorned the celestial sky... There was The Curse.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • For everything, there is a beginning!

  • By Dennis Crosby on 02-06-16

The Beginning of the Curse

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

Reviewed: 02-03-16

What made the experience of listening to Blood Genesis the most enjoyable?

In this book, we hear the story of the Blood Curse firsthand from Jessenia, the last living female, and Timaos Silivasi, her love and the forefather of the present Silivasi family.

What did you like best about this story?

Jessenia's story...her tremendous courage to fight for the future generations of Prince Jadon, her beloved Timaos, and the child Napoleon Mondragon, was compelling as she dealt with her fear of being sacrificed as the last living female.

Which character – as performed by Eric G. Dove – was your favorite?

Jessenia was definitely my favorite character as performed by Eric Dove. He brought to life each emotion...the fear, the anger, the love, and the courage of this amazing woman!

Any additional comments?

Whether you are a new reader or a current fan of the Blood Curse series, this story brings to life the background of the curse and each character in the future books! Here you will understand the history of Jadon and Jaegar firsthand, and how the the Silivasi's stories weave through the Blood Curse from the very beginning.

10 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Vengeance

  • Blood Curse Series, Book 7
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 431
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 401
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 401

Ramsey Olaru is a bona fide bad-ass: a lethal vampire, a seasoned warrior, and a ruthless mercenary in the king's Sentinel Guard. He's accustomed to taking what he wants, ramrodding his way through obstacles, and silencing anything - or anyone - who gets in his way. So when his Gemini Blood Moon reveals Tiffany Matthews as his long-awaited destiny, he sets out to fulfill the demands of the Curse, claiming her as his own, swiftly and definitively.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Break out the Kleenex

  • By cchamp on 01-21-16

Tinkerbell Meets the Hulk

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

Reviewed: 01-27-16

What did you love best about Blood Vengeance?

What an amazing, haunting, life changing story of love between two completely opposite characters...a petite, pixy blonde who is the destiny of Ramsey, the gorgeous, formidable "Hulk" Sentinel of Dark Moon Valley!

What was one of the most memorable moments of Blood Vengeance?

How to pick a memorable moment from so many? One of my favorite moments is when Ramsey tracks Tiffany as she races through the mountain woods on horseback in the dark of night after they each discover she is his destiny. Priceless! :)

Have you listened to any of Eric G. Dove’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I have listened to every Blood Curse book as they have been released. Blood Vengeance is fantastically wonderful! Eric brings life to every character...male & female! Every emotion from fear, joy, humor, love....each is perfect in his skillful portrayal! I LOVED listening to this book and will do so again and again!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

If I could have listened to this nonstop from beginning to end, I most certainly would have!

Any additional comments?

Blood Vengeance is a wonderful book to read, but Eric's performance as he reads this book makes it come to life! I venture to say that this is the best performance yet! You will love listening to Blood Vengeance and hearing this story live!

12 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Father

  • Blood Curse, Book 6
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 447
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 424
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 426

Kagen Silivasi is a powerful, ancient vampire with a unique gift for healing - he is also a son, a brother, and a loner who has survived unspeakable tragedy and loss. Beneath his handsome, well-mannered exterior lies an alter ego consumed by rage and an overwhelming impulse to "kill them all"....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • SIMPLY EPIC!!!

  • By bookworm2121 on 12-10-15

Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde collide with a Warrior Angel

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

Reviewed: 12-20-15

What made the experience of listening to Blood Father the most enjoyable?

In Blood Father we discover the childlike love and hurt of losing a parent and then the angst, the joy, the fears of fighting the unknown in a quest to find that parent. Listening to Eric Dove's voice as he narrated through humor, fear...all the wonderful emotions of a family finding each other was amazing!

Have you listened to any of Eric G. Dove’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I have only heard Mr. Dove's performances in the previous Blood Curse novels, but I must say that his narration is awesome! He truly brings the characters to life and it is truly enjoyable to listen to his voice!

Any additional comments?

As always, Tessa Dawn writes a book that begs to be read and reread! In the audible form as read by Eric Dove, these books truly come to life! Well done!!!

14 of 14 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Redemption

  • Blood Curse Series, Book 5
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 492
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 461
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 463

Saber Alexiares is no ordinary vampire. He is like a cruel, fire-breathing dragon. Reared in the bowels of the colony by Dark Ones, he has no conscience, no compassion, and no saving grace. Captured by the enemy, he is sentenced to execution by sunlight only to discover that his body will not burn - he isn't who he thought he was. He was stolen at birth. He was reared by the wrong house. And the sunlight isn't going to kill him because he does have a soul.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the best books I have ever read!!!

  • By PATCHES on 11-25-15

Can EVIL truly be Redeemed?

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

Reviewed: 12-02-15

Where does Blood Redemption rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Blood Redemption has to rank first in the audiobook series so far.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Princess Vanya with all her beauty, charm, & royal training discovers that beneath all the trappings of her royal lineage she is first AND foremost a woman. The process of her discovery is amazing to behold.

Which character – as performed by Eric G. Dove – was your favorite?

Eric Dove captured the true essence of the evil dragon Sabre from the beginning through his redemption.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

If I could have stayed awake to listen to this book in one sitting, I most certainly would have! As it was, I listened to & from work and every available moment during the day!

Any additional comments?

The book Blood Redemption was an amazing read. The audiobook is fascinating to listen to as Eric Dove reads with so much emotion, catching all the subtle and not so sublte nuances so well! I loved, loved, loved listening to this book...and will be listening to it again over & over!

16 of 16 people found this review helpful

  • Dragons Realm

  • Dragons Realm Saga, Book 1
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Mikael Naramore
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 645
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 604
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 604

Mina Louvet is a fighter, a human with a powerful will to survive in a world dominated by warlocks, soul-eaters, and shifters. Identified by the king's witch as one of the rare, invaluable females in Dragons Realm who can give birth to a dragon's son, she was stolen from her parents as a child and taken to the Keep to be reared in the ways of the Ahavi. As one of the few, the elect - the Sklavos Ahavi - Mina is expected to feed her master's fire, reanimate his blood, and above all else, give him strong dragon offspring: children who will one day rise to power.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Amazingly Original Tale!

  • By Dennis Crosby on 11-14-15

Magical Ancient Land of Rulers & their Chosen

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

Reviewed: 11-23-15

Would you listen to Dragons Realm again? Why?

Listening to the narration of Dragons Realm by Mikael Naramore is such a pleasure!! I loved reading the book, but Mikael's voice makes this story literally come alive!

What did you like best about this story?

Tessa Dawn spins her tales with strong characters (men AND women), lots of action, love, magic, and twists of suspense! I literally could not put this book down until the last word was read!

What about Mikael Naramore’s performance did you like?

What didn't I like is more like it! His voice is so amazing! He brings life to this story that makes it a pleasure to listen to over and over again!

Any additional comments?

If you love fantasy stories, you absolutely must listen to this book! Tessa's story is so original, and Mikael's voice brings this book to life! You will listen to it again & again!

13 of 13 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Shadows

  • Blood Curse Series, Book 4
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 487
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 458
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 458

Nachari Silivasi is a bright light in a dark world. As the youngest vampire in a family of warriors, he has studied magic for 400 years and acquired a rare mastery of the universe around him. He is beloved by his family, legendary for his good looks, and known for his uncommon valor. Unfortunately, he has just made the ultimate sacrifice - he has traded his immortal life for the life of the Vampyr King.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My heart almost shattered

  • By Amy on 10-21-15

Hell Cannot Hold This Wizard's Love!

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

Reviewed: 10-26-15

What did you love best about Blood Shadows?

Not only is Nachari a powerful wizard, but he discovers the true power of his magical skills as he fights to return to his family & his destiny from the bowels of hell!

What did you like best about this story?

This is the story of real love...of family, between brothers, husbands & wives, and that power that draws you to someone only seen in your dreams. The kind of love that makes you fight with every ounce of power within you to get to that person...even from the fury of demons in hell! Tessa has created such a story...so vivid in its telling that you can see every scene as it happens!

Which scene was your favorite?

My favorite scene (among many, I might add) is when Nachari's spirit breaks away from the torture from his demon captors to Kagen's clinic where Deanna is being medically transformed from human to vampyre. Amazing!!!

Any additional comments?

Eric Dove's reading of Blood Shadows is amazing! He brings such life to the characters created by Tessa Dawn! This series (which is awesome to read) is even better when listened to! You will not regret reading or listening to any of the books in this series!!!

16 of 17 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Possession

  • Blood Curse Series, Book 3
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 520
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 487
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 485

Napolean Mondragon is more than an immortal vampire. He's the sovereign lord of the house of Jadon, the very heartbeat of the race, and a fearsome leader who rules with wisdom, integrity, and strength. Even as Napolean carries the blood of every vampire in his veins, he also carries a dark secret of shame in his heart...a secret that will soon be used against him by his enemies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Awesome Win!!!!

  • By Jackie Clark on 09-26-15

Wizards, Warriors, & Extreme Justice

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

Reviewed: 09-28-15

What did you love best about Blood Possession?

Tessa Dawn's characters in Blood Possession are amazing! From Napoleon, the vampyr king & Justice, and his bright & beautiful destiny Brooke who has lived through terrible horrors in her young life to the wizards, warriors & healers who battle evil demons this story never slows down from the first to the last page!!!

What was one of the most memorable moments of Blood Possession?

At the moment that Brooke is finally realizing the promise of being a destiny to the great vampyr king Napoleon, they are attacked by a brutal evil entity who has been called forth by the Dark Ones. Napoleon's body is possessed by this hideous green worm and through this evil, Brooke will never be the same! This pivotal moment awakens the fight between good and evil as never before!

What about Eric G. Dove’s performance did you like?

Eric Dove has a smooth, easy to listen to quality which brings each of the Blood Curse books to life!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

One of my favorite parts in Blood Possession was when Napoleon meted out justice for a terrible childhood event in Brooke's past. The strength & power to help heal his destiny's love was magnificent!

Any additional comments?

This story has it all.....family, love, hate, good, evil, strength, courage, cowardice! Hearing the written word brings this book to life! I highly recommend it!!

17 of 18 people found this review helpful