Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Dragon Storm by Katie MacAlister

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According to some (including himself), Constantine is one of the greatest heroes of dragonkin who ever lived. Too bad he's now lonelier than ever and his biggest adventure involves a blow-up sheep-until he has an opportunity to save his kind once again. All Constantine has to do is break into a demon's dungeon, steal an ancient artifact, and reverse a deadly curse. The plan certainly does not involve rescuing a woman . . . 
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Bee isn't sure whether to be infuriated or relieved when Constantine pops up in her prison. The broody, brawny shifter lights her fire in a way no one ever has before, yet how far can she really trust him? Their chemistry may be off the charts, but when push comes to shove, Constantine will have to make a crucial choice: to save the dragons or the woman he's grown to love with fierce intensity.



I think that I am just too old for these books now. Certain expressions are beyond me...*and* my 22 year old niece. While I found the part about "Twatter" funny, I found the endless dialogue about the blow up sheep and the "filling the cream filled doughnut" to be a bit childish and not funny.

The seemingly never-ending sexual dialogue was annoying as was the disembodied head.

It seems that Katie may have just reached the end of her rope and is grasping at anything to try to keep these fresh. I've been reading her books for over a decade now (maybe more?) and I have seen a lot of evolution's ,in all of her books and especially the dragon series....this book was just not a good one. And this is unfortunate since I really do want to see what happens with Rowan.
If you want something chaotic and slapstick funny, yet a little more tasteful (? I'm not sure that is the word I'm looking for, but it will do for now) - try "Noble Intentions" by this author, I think it was one of her best.

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