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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 37
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 36

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

Family is priceless.

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

Reviewed: 07-14-18

This was such a phenomenal story. It took us back to Lochgard to check in on everybody. We got to meet Finn and Ara,s triplets. The interaction between them all is so cute. The teasing between Finn and Ara is one of the things I find attractive. The way they have each other’s back. We also get to see the MacKenzie,s. Get them all together and you have the definition of chaos. Aunt Lorna is on vacation and her three hellions and their mates are causing all kinds of trouble. Finn is going to have to have a chat with them. Lots of twists and turns from there with new people and kin from Stonefire showing up for some of the events. Lots of changes to be seen.
Another wonderful story about families you feel a part of. Jessie does an awesome job.
Love the narration too.

  • 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 49
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 44

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

WOW! What a ride.

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

Reviewed: 07-04-18

This story was fantastic. I was kept on my toes for the entire story to figure out what was going to happen next. What a great ride though. I got to meet lots of new dragons and people and it was awesome to see old friends. The dynamics of this story seem much deeper than some. I love this series but this may be a favorite. I love the way Brenna and Killian’s relationship evolves. The suspense of trying to see around the corner coming up.
I am so excited for the next story. It was fun to try and figure out new pairs that may be coming up.
Gary did a phenomenal job with all the accents for each group. His voice is very relaxing and then very hot. Looking forward to more to come.

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  • Trinity of Light

  • Symphony of Light, Book 5
  • By: Renea Mason
  • Narrated by: Noah Michael Levine, Erin deWard
  • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42

Burdened by her love of two men and her newfound supernatural life, Linden looks to Cyril to help ease her transition from human to other-earthly badass. He arranges Linden's reacquaintance with Overton, but his plan is foiled when the two are attacked by Vidius, the mastermind behind the legions of magical shapeshifters. Vidius's actions have lasting consequences that lead Linden to a startling discovery that will change her world yet again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • oh man...

  • By Brandie @AudiobookObsession on 03-03-18

Changes for Light

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

Reviewed: 04-19-18

Where does Trinity of Light rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

It rates right up at the top. Renea has another fabulous story, and the best pair to pull it off. Erin and Noah are phenomenal together.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Trinity of Light?

When Linden and Cyril go to work on her powers and they realize that there is an additional soul between them.

What does Noah Michael Levine and Erin deWard bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I did read the book first. When I listened to Noah and Erin, they brought the story to life. As you listen it’s like you are watching the story in your mind.

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

Yes. I did listen in one sitting. It was great for a road trip.

Any additional comments?

Love these guys.

  • 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 64
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 59

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

Gray doesn’t mean dead.

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

Reviewed: 03-22-18

What did you love best about The Dragon's Heart?

I love the interaction between the MacKenzie family. The banter back and forth just makes me laugh. Maybe because that is kind of how my family is.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Lorna is a favorite. I can relate to her, I guess. I lobe the way that everyone kind of fears her and she doesn’t take crap from anybody.

What does Matthew Lloyd Davies bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

That is hard to decide. I think that Mr. Davies does a phenomenal job with the different accents and puts a lot of effort into making sure the voices are distinguishable.

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

Definitely, of course I say that every time. I have greatly enjoyed the Stonefire and Lochgard stories.

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  • The Dragon Guardian

  • Lochguard Highland Dragons, Book 2
  • By: Jessie Donovan
  • Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112

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

What’s a twin to do.

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

Reviewed: 03-07-18

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Absolutely, these stories grab you and pull you in. These families are so fun to listen in on. Matthew does a wonderful job. Jessie does an amazing job with developing the clans and building each character with the right amount of caring and humor.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Gina was amazing. She takes all the things that life throws at her and does what she can. Her ultimate goal is to protect her child.

Which character – as performed by Matthew Lloyd Davies – was your favorite?

I don’t know if there was a favorite. I think Matthew does an amazing job with different accents and the ability to vary each character so that you can differentiate the characters.

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

I think I was most affected at the first when Fergus is trying so hard to be upbeat and yet he feels like there is no hope for him to be happy as he doesn’t feel like he will ever find his true mate. He flies around the lake in a lonely silence that just filled my heart.

Any additional comments?

Love this series and look forward to many more.

  • The Dragon's Dilemma

  • Lochguard Highland Dragons, Book 1
  • By: Jessie Donovan
  • Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
  • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 157
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143

In order to pay for her father's life-saving cancer treatment, Holly Anderson offers herself up as a sacrifice and sells the vial of dragon's blood. In return, she will try to bear a Scottish dragon-shifter a child. While the dragonman assigned to her is kind, Holly can't stop looking at his twin brother. It's going to take everything she has to sleep with her assigned dragonman. If she breaks the sacrifice contract and follows her heart, she'll go to jail and not be able to take care of her father.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Is there ever too much for love to overcome?

  • By cheri on 04-13-17

Scottish Dragons

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

Reviewed: 02-20-18

Would you listen to The Dragon's Dilemma again? Why?

Yes I would listen again. I enjoy these stories and the rapport that all the characters have with each other.

What other book might you compare The Dragon's Dilemma to and why?

Celia Kyle has a series about dragons that I have really enjoyed also. They both have awesome dragons, sassy females who are willing to do anything for their mates. They have the great rapport with a lot of sarcasm that I find entertaining.

Which character – as performed by Matthew Lloyd Davies – was your favorite?

I think Lorna was one of my favorites. The command she has of her family and her ability to take in all of them with their strengths and faults.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Promised to one, but falling for another. Hard enough to decide what to do.....but twins!!

Any additional comments?

I love the way all the stories connect. You don’t have to read them in order but they are a lot of fun to read in order.

  • Finding the Dragon

  • Stonefire British Dragons, Book 10
  • By: Jessie Donovan
  • Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
  • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 60

On the day Jane Hartley’s online video series finally launches, she and Kai receive word that his younger half-sister, Delia, is missing. Gaining permission to search for her in Wales, Kai and Jane work together to find the teenage dragon-shifter before she winds up in the hands of the dragon hunters, or worse. As the danger amps up, Kai and Jane’s relationship is put to the ultimate test. Will Kai and his dragon choose Jane above all? Or will a ghost from Kai’s past end up tearing them apart?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ARC Audio Review- Finding the Dragon

  • By Amazon Customer on 01-18-18

Looking back

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

Reviewed: 02-05-18

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would definitely recommend this book to a friend. I have enjoyed the Stonefire series immensely. I love the way the stories build on each other. How each couple are intertwined with each other. We get a chance to see prior couples and get a glimpse into the families an how they are all connected. I think that is one of the best things about this series. Some series you know belong together but are not really interwoven. Those are good too, but I find I like the ones where you get a glimpse of others we have read about.

What did you like best about this story?

I liked being able to see more in depth into Kai and Jane’s past and how the different changes build them as a couple.

What about Matthew Lloyd Davies’s performance did you like?

I think that Matthew does an amazing job. He has such a great range in dialects and just pulls you into the stories. I like the ay that for each character he is able to make it so that you know who is talking just from his voice

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

The past that will make the future unbreakable.

  • Aiding the Dragon

  • Stonefire Dragons, Book 9
  • By: Jessie Donovan
  • Narrated by: Gary Furlong
  • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 74

Teagan O’Shea is a rare female dragon-shifter leader. While her Irish clan has a tradition of female leaders, they have had to hide behind a public male face for centuries to keep the other clans from viewing them as weaker and attacking. When the truth leaks, Teagan is faced with a choice - hand over the leadership to a male or invite the challengers to a leadership trial and earn her place. Out to prove having a penis isn’t required to be a leader, she picks the latter.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ARC Audio Review- Aiding the Dragon

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-12-17

Women rule

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

Reviewed: 01-19-18

What did you love best about Aiding the Dragon?

We get a chance to meet our first female clan leader. She faces the same crap we all do. It is very interesting to watch Teagan and Aaron trying to find their way. Gotta admit, love the Irish accent too. This story also has so many twists and turns as we find out more information that will affect all the clans.

What did you like best about this story?

It was very cool to see more about the leader trials. I loved how they had clues and had to figure them out and they each had a different task.

Which character – as performed by Gary Furlong – was your favorite?

Orly, I love that Grandma. She cracked me up and I hope to be like her.

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

I wanted to but was not able too. Darn job wouldn’t let me

  • Cured by the Dragon

  • By: Jessie Donovan
  • Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
  • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 85

Dr. Cassidy "Sid" Jackson's inner dragon went silent over 20 years ago. Ever since, she's battled episodes that have tested her sanity. Aware she doesn't have much time left, she prepares for a new doctor to come to Stonefire and take her place. However, before the new doctor arrives, Sid is attacked.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Will Sid's dragon return?

  • By JodyL on 07-09-18

Dr. Love

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

Reviewed: 01-06-18

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would definitely recommend this book and have. I adore this series and enjoy learning more about each member of the clan. Their back stories and what makes them who they are. I love the snark between the characters and of course hot dragons don’t hurt.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I think Sid is probably one of my favorites. She has been through so much. It was very interesting to hear the story of what happened to her dragon. It was great when she finally got a chance to have everything she had always wanted.

Which character – as performed by Matthew Lloyd Davies – was your favorite?

Matthew did an awesome job with Gregor. I love the Scottish accent. He does such a good job switching between all the dialects and you can pick out the difference.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I don’t know about an extreme reaction. Definitely lots of times where you just take a pause, like you are there.

Any additional comments?

Can’t wait for more.

  • Surrendering to the Dragon

  • Stonefire British Dragons, Book 7
  • By: Jessie Donovan
  • Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 153
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140

Nikki Gray has reason to hate the dragon hunters - they brutally murdered one of her friends a year ago. Not only that, they have caused havoc on several of the British dragon clans, injuring countless individuals. Determined to defeat the hunters by kidnaping their leader, Simon Bourne, she teams up with a human male in the British Special Forces. After six months of work, they're finally ready to carry out their mission and capture Bourne. However, one kiss derails their plans and changes their lives forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Title is Perfect.

  • By cheri on 01-01-17

Another first.

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

Reviewed: 12-21-17

It was great to finally hear a little more of Nikki’s story that made her who she was. It was good to finally get the back story of what happened to her and Rafe before. It was good to see such two strong people to realize and find a way to mesh and get along. I love listening and trying to guess who will be the next pair. The accents are fabulous. When you can hear the Scottish, Irish, and English variations that is a great narrator and makes listening so sweet.
I will be not so patiently waiting for the next one. Thanks for such great stories with such wonderful voices.