Fury of Destruction: Dragonfury, Book 7

The long awaited return to the world of Dragonfury is here! For those of us who have been eagerly waiting for this book, the author doesn’t disappoint. The story picks up almost seamlessly from the previous book and gives us the story of the next Nightfury to find his mate. Along the way, we see couples from the previously books and get what I consider to be hints of action to come!

Book Blurb:

A man on the warpath…

Dragon warrior Gage has earned his brutal reputation. He strikes hard and fast, killing without mercy or remorse. But with the Nightfury lair full of females and a newly adopted son to protect, his ability to focus takes a hit. When one mistake leads to another, putting an innocent woman on enemy radar, he’s forced to decide—keep her safe by taking her with him or roll the dice and hope she goes unnoticed by the Razorback pack.

The woman in his way…

Samantha Redhook isn’t a pushover. She floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee. But with her business failing, desperation pushes her to take a contract she normally wouldn’t have, landing her in a world of trouble. Can she save the situation before things get worse or will an error judgment put an end to her dreams, and then her life?

HunnyB
4.0 out of 5 stars A must-read for Nightfury fans
Reviewed in the United States on November 28, 2021
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This book was a long-awaited continuation in the Nightfury saga. While the book was mostly about Gage returning home and adjusting to life away from his time in captivity, it was also moving everyone else's story right along with him! A lot happens here, and I do mean a LOT! Gage finds his prickly mate while laying a trap for the Razorbacks. Once he realizes he is in the presence of his mate and muscles his feisty Samantha away to safety, the multi-story arcs kick into high gear!! We get a much closer look at Azrad (his talents and intellect are eye-opening) and his pack to see how events are coming together with Ivar's plan for the HE female breeding program. Angela and Rikar are soon front and center for a surprising revelation after her brief exposure to Ivar's lab. Bastien and Myst are worriedly preparing for the arrival of their son. Sloan is finally in the spotlight and steps up in huge ways to help out his pack and to rejoin the land of the living. We get to know all of the metallics (Haider & Nian along with Gage) and Osgard more clearly. We see how they are working through their shared trauma together and coming along as a family. We also start to see outside alliances forming to aid in the war against Rodin. Zidane and his death squad and mercenaries are officially in the Seattle area and gunning for the Nightfury pack. That may not be his only agenda however... Lots of action sequences, surprising abilities being revealed, as well as steamy bonding time between Gage and Samantha as she finds her way in her sudden new reality.

Fury of a Highland Dragon (Dragonfury Scotland Book 1)

Running from the US government isn’t smart—neither is sticking around when accused of cyber espionage.

Framed for selling state secrets, ethical hacker Ivy Macpherson is one of the FBI’s most wanted. Seeing no way out, she skips town, triggering a worldwide manhunt. On the run, she comes face-to-face with Tydrin, a man more dangerous than the agents on her trail.

Haunted by the past, all Scottish dragon-warrior Tydrin wants is peace. Hoping to atone, he returns to the scene of his crime and walks into the middle of an armed standoff. Unable to ignore a woman in trouble, he intervenes, only to realize the one he wronged is the woman destined to steal his heart.

Can she forgive him for changing the course of her life? Or will the past ruin his future with the woman of his dreams?

The Reviews!

Suzi (Obsessive Reading Disorder)
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice addition to the series!
Reviewed in the United States on October 31, 2015
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I am a big fan of this series by Coreene Callahan. All those Dragonkind men are smoking hot! This is a side story in the series. It follows Ivy Macpherson and her journey to discovering her true mate and the history of Dragonkind.

The story was great just standing on his own. I think if you have not read the rest of the series, though, you will be a bit lost. Many things happen quickly and with seemingly no question. If you have the back story on the Dragon shifters and how they feed off the Meridian, you will enjoy this story more.

I found myself hoping to get a tie in with the Dragons in the US. I know Forge is from the Scotland but there was no mention of knowing the other group. I am hoping Ivy will somehow be helpful in the fight that is to come given her cyber hacking skills. Looking forward to reading the continuing story in this series. And, if you haven't tried out a Dragon shifter----why?
Sue Me
5.0 out of 5 stars FINALLY! A new Dragonfury novel to love. It's a bit short, but I am so grateful for the book, write more, FASTER! HEA Loved It!
Reviewed in the United States on July 16, 2017
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I feel like I have been searching and waiting forever for the next Dragonfury book by Coreene Callahan. I adored the Seattle Dragonfury team and their mates. We never did get to finish the stories, I hope this new Dragonfury team will merge or overlap with the original one. I loved the aerial fights and the extreme protectiveness of the Seattle team. Now, we have a new team on the East Coast of the USA. We never did finish with the scary European dragons and their backstabbing and cruel ways.

This story starts out with Whiz Hacker, Ivy Macpherson in a cemetery late at night. She is accosted by the FBI and another agency. Her handler in the FBI was using her and then turned on her. They have guns trained on her, she takes a step back and into the invisible arms of Tydrin, a shape shifting dragon. He gets her assent for his protection and then envelops her in his invisibility and takes off.
He discovers that not only is she super smart and talented, but a high energy female capable of fully feeding his energy needs. ( You may need to read at least the first book of the previous series to fully understand this ). He takes her back to his den and his 'brothers'. He has a terrible secret that has kept him feeling guilty for about 20 years.

I was so excited to see a new Dragonfury book! I hope that there will be many more, SOON PLEASE!
Madison W Fairbanks Top Contributor: Fantasy Books
4.0 out of 5 stars Fury of a Highland Dragon by Coreene Callahan
Reviewed in the United States on July 23, 2017
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Fury of a Highland Dragon by Coreene Callahan

A Dragon finds his mate and he is lost to her allure. He will do anything to have and protect her.

A novella of a series, but can stand alone as introduction to the clan and dragon world. But know it won't answer all questions and it does leave some open issues.
A quick romance, falling in love and commitment. Romance done right.

Rich descriptive prose.
Excerpt:
He drew a deep breath hoping more oxygen would fuel his failing intellect. Frigid air rushed into his lungs. His brain reengaged, force feeding him a shovelful of common sense. A plan. He needed one...right now. Before he did something stupid like scare the everliving shite out of the female. Not the best way if he wanted to get close. And oh how he yearned to, 'cause...aye. Now that he'd seen her he wanted to know how she would taste. How she would fit in his arms, how it would feel to be fed by such powerful energy. The thought crying to him tighter. Excitement skittered down his spine. Tydrin tightened the leash on his control. He didn't want to frighten her. The moment he did, she'd run scared, and he'd lose his chance.
But even as he cemented his plan of attack, temptation urged him to drop his invisibility spell, step up behind her, and grab hold. Take her home. Love her well."
Excerpt from Fury of a Highland Dragon by Coreene Callahan
MonicaMartin41 Top Contributor: Fantasy Books
VINE VOICE
4.0 out of 5 stars Didnt pack as much punch but I still enjoyed it. I was a little lost as first ...
Reviewed in the United States on February 10, 2017
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I can't believe it took me so long to read this book! Its been on my list for awhile and I finally got to it! This was very short compared to her others. Didnt pack as much punch but I still enjoyed it. I was a little lost as first since its been awhile since I read Fury of Obsession. It started to come back to me though. I know she's getting ready to release another in a bit and wanted to catch up!

Ivy has been accused of espionage but nobody will listen to her. She goes back to her hometown only to be found. However, someone she never expects rescues her and she is so drawn to him that it totally freaks her the heck out so much she loses all control of her breathing. She's got scarred lungs which is bad and she passes out. What will she do now?

Tydrin has a lot of guilt and self loathing. Knowing he's responsible for ruining lives 20 years ago. He's a good guy but has just forced himself down such dire guilt and darkness. Until he sees her. A HE (High Energy) female. He's never seen or felt one of fed off one. He's gotta have her and help her at the same time. He can't make up his mind but he just cant walk away. Once he knows who she is he knows he'll lose her once she finds out what he did.

Quick read and very sexy. Question is will Ivy still want him? Can Tydrin be what Ivy needs and not desert her and love and care for her?

The Sunday Post #21-40

Welcome!

Welcome to another Sunday Post! If you are reading this, I have included links to the book reviews from the past week. If you are listening to the podcast, I’ve included the entire book review post within this podcast. Enjoy people and let me know what you think!

Book Reviews from Last Week

Dreaming Of A White Dragon by Julia Mills
Touch of Darkness by Delta James
Fury of Conviction by Coreene Callahan
Dragon Falling by Julia Mills
Zadri by Celia Kyle

Sticker Shock

My husband and I were never into electronics and cellphones. It wasn’t until recent years that we bought cellphones. Only to follow them with tablets. That doesn’t mean we like change though.

After seeing one too many ads for the iPhone 13 Pro, I decided to look into the cost of upgrading our equipment. In the past, I have had laptops die because they couldn’t be upgraded anymore. I didn’t want that to happen again.

I started by calling one provider who had recently been in our area for a quote. They came by the house and talked to us about the costs. To get started would cost us $500 up front. Oh my! Then I stopped by my current provider and posed the same question. Our initial cost would be a little bit less here.

Now mind me, we are still talking about spending about $2500 on phones and tablets. The difference is that my current provider would give me sufficient credit for trading in my current phone to completely cover the cost of the phone we want. We’d still be paying for the tablets but the monthly cost would be considerably less!

Moral of the story is to shop around and don’t be afraid to let your current provider know what you are doing! They might be able to make the deal sweeter.

Fury of Conviction (Dragonfury Bad Boys Shifter Series Book 2)

Chance brought them together in a world destined to tear them apart.

Caught between duty and honor, dragon-warrior Hamersveld is neck-deep in a dilemma. His commitment to the Razorback pack should take precedence, but when a new captive is brought into the lair, he’s forced to decide—risk everything to rescue a woman in desperate need of his help. Or stay loyal to the Razorback cause and keep his new home, along with his life.

Kidnapped by a rogue faction of Dragonkind, Natalie Bainbridge spends her days looking for ways to escape. Breaking out seems impossible until one of her captors offers her a trade—spend time with him in return for greater freedom inside his lair. With time ticking down, she enters the fray, playing a dangerous game with a man who makes no mistakes.

Will she buckle under the pressure? Or hold the line and break free for good?

The Reviews!

JodyL
4.0 out of 5 stars Can a villain be redeemed?
Reviewed in the United States on July 28, 2021
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I love that Hamersveld has found some redeeming qualities within himself and that he has partially stood up for what he felt was wrong. I am expecting great things to come from him.
Natalie changed too once she got away for her prison cell and was with Sveld.
The only thing negative I have to say is that the ending ended with a bit of a cliffhanger between these two.
I realize that several things have to change before they receive their complete hea. (I was sort of hoping that he could join in with Mac's group.) This would probably be an epic novel if everything happened at once.
I am biting at the bit to get more of these glorious dragon stories!
Alicia K Bowers
5.0 out of 5 stars Gotta Love the Bad Boy!!!!
Reviewed in the United States on August 9, 2021
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Oh my! No one can make you love a bad boy like Coreene Callahan! Hamersveld and Natalie were a perfect combination and so good for each other. I almost lost it when I realized this was a cliff hanger!!!! Aaaaahhhhh!
I can’t wait until this story continues. I mean it will continue, right?????
Angela Hayes
4.0 out of 5 stars Dragon Shifter paranormal romance.
Reviewed in Australia on July 27, 2021
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4 Stars

Fury of Conviction is the second book in the Dragonfury Short Story Collection by Coreene Callahan. Who doesn’t love a great dragon shifter story- I know I do! So, it was never any question that I would snap up a copy of this book the moment I saw it in my notifications.
Coreene Callahan is a ‘new-to-me’ author and I am really baffled as to why I haven’t come across her books before now, because after doing a little stalking- er, um, I mean research, I discovered that she has written a slew of Dragonfury books, and as I mentioned before, I LOVE dragon shifter stories, so I am kicking myself that I have been missing out all this time, and I hate missing out on good books lol….
Anyway, I digress, back to my review. This is a great little paranormal romance, with DRAGON SHIFTERS 😊, fantasy, kidnapping, drama, agendas, chemistry, and action. It was a great introduction to Ms. Callahan’s style, and definitely gave me a taste for her work. The only issue I have is that I wish it had been longer (this is a novella length quick and easy read) as there were aspects of the story I would like to have explored in greater detail. It really made me curious about the pack and the Dragonfury ‘world’- so I will definitely be going back to explore the rest of the Dragonfury books/series- as there seems to be quite a lot of full length novels there for me to sink my teeth into…. so stay tuned.

The Sunday Post #21-39

Welcome!

Welcome to another Sunday Post! If you are reading this, I have included links to the book reviews from the past week. If you are listening to the podcast, I’ve included the entire book review post within this podcast. Enjoy people and let me know what you think!

Book Reviews from Last Week

She Thinks My Dragon’s Sexy by Julia Mills
Touch Of Fate by Delta James
Fury Of Surrender by Coreene Callahan
Piece Of Tail by Milly Taiden
Rendan by Celia Kyle

Final Thoughts

Sometimes it seems like time is just flying by. It’s not. What is flying by is our appreciation of time. The time our friends take to check in on us, or that our family takes to be with us. Here of late I’ve seen so many stories in the news of people dying young, and there are so many regrets.

Stop, take a minute and look around you. Take note of all that is happening around you. All of these things are happening because someone took time to make it happen. So if you have the opportunity to help someone else, do it. You don’t want to leave regrets behind when you go.

Fury of Surrender (Dragonfury Book 6)

Dragon warrior Forge has been sentenced to death by the Dragonkind elite. Recalling the memories of his family’s murders could drive him to the edge of insanity, but it’s the only way to remove the target on his back. Fiercely determined to protect his pack and his newborn son, Forge agrees to undergo harrowing treatments to help him remember the trauma buried deep inside his heart and mind. When nothing works, a woman of unprecedented power is brought in to help.

Young, bright, and haunted by her own demons, hypnotherapist Hope Cunningham helps patients recover from their darkest memories. But each time she liberates a wayward soul, Hope’s personal pain digs deeper—until one patient ignites an unforgettable passion.

Forge’s healing journey is not without risk. Unwittingly, he has put Hope in the middle of a dangerous war, one that could shatter their eternal bond. Will the curative power of love be enough to save them?

The Reviews!

RetiredHsMom
5.0 out of 5 stars It's Finally Here!
Reviewed in the United States on September 3, 2017
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Although it felt like we waited forever for book 6 (Forge's story), I was not disappointed. Forge is one of my favorite characters so I was thrilled to read his story. The connection between him and Hope was very fast and resembled a runaway locomotive--just like the prior couples. Both damaged people who needed someone to cling to and who would listen and understand.

This book not only gave us Forge's mate, but Exshaw finally arrived. I’ve been waiting for him since Hamersveld told Ivar how he got Fen in Fury of Desire (book 4). I'm looking forward to seeing this new little guy in action. I’m sure he’s going to be a pistol.

While we didn't have a lot of scenes that included Forge’s son, there was some interaction with Forge, Hope and G.M. I know other reviewers were upset about this, but I felt it was just the right amount.

I really enjoyed the scene in the garage, with Gage, Osgard, and Forge. Gage’s protectiveness of the young man was really endearing. I also really liked the interaction between Osgard and Forge.

Oh, and we got a few really good scenes with Daimler. I love this guy! He really showed his personality with Hope in this story.

I intrigued by the way Ivar was acting in this story. It reminded me of how he was in “Fury Of Fate.” His development character wise feels necessary to me. In the beginning of the series, he was totally evil and the primary antagonist for the Nightfuries. Now we have a much larger number of bad guys so it’s interesting to see him continue to be developed. Although I don’t think he can be 100% redeemed, I’m finding myself hating Rodin, Zidane, and the Archguard much more.

I’m looking forward to book 7. I hope the wait isn’t as long as between books 5 and 6.

Writing quality: Good
Violence: Yes
Sexual content: Yes
Narration: Third person
Plot: Some twists
Pace: Mostly steady, but moves fast in a couple parts
Tonita Abney
5.0 out of 5 stars Forge's story....
Reviewed in the United States on August 23, 2017
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I love all the books in this series. That being said I have waited for Forge's story. Ms. Callahan did not disappoint. Hope is a great match for Forge. She is strong and he needs a strong woman. All the Nightfury dragons are back, as well as Ivan and his pack. This book has lots of action, Ivan finally finds the cure for the superbug he released in the last book. I don't want to give too much away so here goes. Hope is a psychologist who works with victims who have been hurt. She is approached by Mac and Angela to help Forge unlock his past. Forge and Hope's first meeting is great. While trying to get together, Hope's fighting being with a patient, her doubting her work ethics, there is the problem with Mac. This is my new favorite in the series...at least until the next one. I have told my friends they have to read this. It is so wonderful. If you like shap-shifters or dragon stories it is well worth the money and it will leave you wanting more.
Heather
5.0 out of 5 stars Another Fantastic Hit!!!
Reviewed in the United States on July 13, 2017
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Coreene has done it again. Fury of Surrender is an amazing chapter in the Dragonfury series. This time we get to learn about Forge, our favorites Scottish Nightfury and ooooooooo boy does he not disappoint. Your heart aches for the struggles he is working through and you can't help but root for him.

The female lead, Hope, is wonderful and next to Angela and JJ, she's become one of my favorites. Her spine is wonderful and you're cheering for her the whole time. You can't help but get wrapped up in her background as well too.

And a side note.... There is a lot of emotion and feelings wrapped around Ivar and once again Coreene has me wanting and cheering for him more and more.

The book, as all her previous ones do, sucks you in and has you getting lost in the story and wishing that you were in Seattle and could find a dragon of your own.
L. Eileen
5.0 out of 5 stars If Dragons and Romance is your thing.
Reviewed in the United States on September 19, 2018
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I started with the first book in the series, and within the first chapter I was hooked. I have since read every book in the series. I love action books combined with romance and this book delivered. Be aware that the sex scenes tend to be a little graphic. But, this book is not constant sex, unlike some I've come across. There is a storyline and character development. I thought the author did a good job of balancing between romance and action. I have also read a couple of her other books in a different series, also excellent. Plus, unlike some other books, this didn't require any editing. I could just read the story, rather than blunder along with misspellings, punctuation, and grammar.

The Sunday Post #21-38

Welcome!

Welcome to another Sunday Post! If you are reading this, I have included links to the book reviews from the past week. If you are listening to the podcast, I’ve included the entire book review post within this podcast. Enjoy people and let me know what you think!

Book Reviews from Last Week

Burn Dragon, Bury by Julia Mills
Late Harvest by Delta James
Fury of Obsession by Coreene Callahan
Throw In The Growl by Milly Taiden
Kozav by Celia Kyle

Final Thoughts

I don’t want to go on a rant this week so I’ll keep it short. If the current Covid cases statistics aren’t scaring the heck out of you, where have you been hiding? I’m starting to see stories about young couples dying and leaving behind their children. That bothers me.

One recent story that was mentioned involved a couple with 5 children dying within a few weeks of each other. This was in California. The oldest child was only 7, the youngest? The youngest is a newborn who had to be delivered by emergency C-section after the mother was intubated. Neither parent got to meet their youngest child, let alone name him/her.

Neither parent was vaccinated despite the mother, a nurse, having worked with patients since the start of the pandemic. That bothers me greatly.

So please, if you aren’t vaccinated, what’s holding you back? If you have children, is it worth losing them to refuse to be vaccinated? Please, please, think about them!

Fury of Obsession (Dragonfury Book 5)

Dragon warrior Venom lives in self-imposed isolation. Cursed by his toxic touch, he is deadly to anyone who has contact with him for too long. Set apart from others and hounded by intense loneliness, he craves the lasting connection he believes he cannot possess. Until a chance encounter with a sultry mortal offers a ray of hope…

Evelyn Foxe is the woman of Venom’s every desire, but she’s too busy running from the Russian mob to think about love. As she accepts Venom’s offer to help her escape her precarious situation, she’s skeptical, afraid that he’s in league with those sent to harm her. But when a biological weapon is unleashed in her hometown, Evelyn is forced to trust Venom—or risk the dangers of going it alone.

Will they survive the firestorm that rages around them? And can they pull from the ashes a love that will defy all the odds and last through the ages?

The Reviews!

Dotti Elrick
3.0 out of 5 stars Love This Series, But Something Was Missing
Reviewed in the United States on March 11, 2015
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The Dragonfury books are one of my favorites. I have loved Venom from the first book. I was really looking forward to his story. While the overall story was good, there just wasn't much of Venom and Evie.
Evelyn has fallen on hard times, she's lost her job, and her mother died recently leaving her to handle the huge gambling debt she owes the Russian mob. She finds herself in a dire situation with, in her mind, only one option left. Sell the only thing she has left to sell, herself.
Venom is a rarity among Dragonkind, a venomous dragon. A very powerful one. He has toxins running through his veins. Any prolonged contact with his skin could kill. He has never been able to spend more than an hour at a time with any female. He's lonely. Now with his best friend mated, he's not only lonely, but bored. That's when he finds himself breaking protocol and heading out without backup, looking for a little female attention. Which is how he ends up meeting Evie. She is a very High Energy female. Very desirable among his kind. And there is instant attraction. One touch and Venom knows she is strong enough to handle his touch. He also knows he's found his mate. But he's determined not to do what his pack mates have done when they find their mates. Kidnapping is not in his plan, he wants to woo her, date her, and introduce her to his world slowly. Things don't go quite as planned, he lets her go, and she finds herself face to face with his enemy. And then he kidnaps her.
This was a good story, but it had a different feel than the earlier books. It seems the farther we get into the major story arc, the war between the Nightfuries and the Razorbacks, the romance seems to drop off the page and we get more of an urban fantasy type story. Venom and Evie meet early in the book, but they don't get together until almost half way through the book. There are lots of subplots going on at once. The metallics, Haider and Gage, dealing with their escape, Ivar and his plotting and dealing with his "superbug", Bastian dealing with everything. I missed the females, the other mates, in this book. Daimler does make a brief appearance but I missed the "family feel" of them being at Black Diamond.
It felt like juggling with too many balls in the air at the same time.
I definitely wouldn't recommend starting with this book. There is too much back story missing. Go back and read the earlier books, get the whole story. It's worth it. I will keep reading the series, I just hope they get back to what drew me to the series in the first place, the romance.
J. Burns
4.0 out of 5 stars Totally obsessed
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 24, 2015
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Fury of obsession

He can’t escape the sins of his past…

Toxic to all those who touch him, dragon-warrior Venom lives in self-imposed isolation, a prisoner of the poison in his veins. But when a chance meeting with a woman challenges the belief he is destined to be alone, he pulls out all the stops, vowing to put the savagery of his past behind him and take a chance on love.

She doesn’t want to face her future…

Wanted by the Russian mob, creative accountant Evelyn Foxe isn’t looking for love. She searching for the fastest way to escape instead. When Venom offers to get her out of trouble, she accepts his help, but remains skeptical, afraid he’s in league with those sent to harm her. But when someone unleashes a biological weapon in her hometown, and she gets caught in the firestorm, little choice remains—trust Venom to keep her safe or risk her life by going it alone.

My review .....
I'm going to try to give this a biased review, but be warned .... I LOVE THIS SERIES 😁
So .......
Oh my word !!! Wick is my favourite warrior, but Venom is now a close second.
These warriors are half human, half dragon. Turning into a plethora of different types, fire breathing, lava exploding, and snow blowing ones.
But Venom is special, his forte is toxins. Nothing effects him, but the downside, he can't stay close to a female for too long, only long enough to gain energy, (dragons are only male, they gain energy to survive by tapping into a female energy, using sex)
He has watched from the sidelines as each of his brothers in arms finds his female, they fall in love, bond and live happily ever after, even his best friend Wick, (who hated to take energy from the females) finds a female all of his very own.
Venom is now feeling a little left out, lonely and jealous.
After being taken out of rotation,( not all dragons are good, we have Ivar and his band of dragons) Venom defies his leader and sneaks out, he wants company, the female variety.
Evelyn Foxe is desperate for money, her mother left her with huge gambling debts, and now the Russian mob want it back. And after losing her job, Evelyn is flat broke. She sees her only way out is to sell her soul and body to make the next monthly payment.
The meeting between Venom and Evelyn is explosive, from almost the first moment Venom meets this mysterious lady he is hooked, and once he finds out she is his mate !! Then all bets are off, we are talking alpha male to the max, he wants to know all about Evelyn and how she came to be in the hotel.
There are a few other stories going on, but nothing to distract from the chemistry and the love building between the two main characters.
I've loved this series from the beginning, and I'm hoping Coreene has many more books for us to explore.
Lynn Worton
5.0 out of 5 stars Highly Addictive!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 28, 2015
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This is the fifth book in the Dragon Fury series. I absolutely loved it!

First off, I would like to say that I love the cover! Venom's eyes! *Sigh!*

I downloaded this book in both Kindle and audiobook format, as I have the other books in the series in this way too. This gives me the opportunity to either read or listen to the story, depending on my mood. The audio book is narrated by Cole Ferguson, who does a wonderful job in bringing the characters to life. I must admit I was a little disappointed that Benjamin L. Darcie was no longer narrating the books, but Cole Ferguson's voice sounded just as sexy, so all in all, I wasn't disappointed for long!

Venom is a fantastic character. I have enjoyed getting to know this particular dragon. He has a multitude of layers that get peeled back and revealed as the story progresses. This made me even more intrigued with him, as he has a few secrets that I never would have guessed, and a vulnerability that surprised me, as he struck me as a very confident man who is not afraid of much. That is, until he meets Evelyn Foxe.

Evelyn (Evie) Foxe is also a wonderful character. I liked her very much. She is normally an emotionally strong woman, who usually knows what she wants and goes for it, but now she's desperate. She is a forensic accountant, who has had the rug pulled out from under her feet and is struggling to find a job, and keep a Russian mobster off her back. Can Venom be her ticket out of the situation she finds herself in? Or will she be in more danger?

I have been eagerly waiting for the release of this book for some time. It was well worth the wait! I started to listen to the story and was quickly hooked. I have become totally addicted to this series! The story, in a way, continues on from Fury of Desire. There is a definite story arc beginning to appear and gather pace, as this story is told through several points of view and not just Venom's and Evie's.

All of the dragons from the Night Fury pack are worried about Gage and Hadar, who have gone missing in Prague. These two dragons have not featured much in the story up until now, but as the story arc opens up and the reader gets to see what is happening in Prague, they suddenly become extremely important. There's some seriously sick things happening in that part of the world, and Gage and Hadar find themselves in serious danger. I know it sounds a bit strange, but I really enjoyed their story, even though it's not very nice. There is lots of violence and danger, but these two are a force to be reckoned with. I must admit that Nian is not too shabby himself!
Back in Seattle, Ivar is waiting for results on his experiment, but even he is shocked at the results. Venom and Evie's romance is fraught with excitement and danger. However, I felt their story, although integral to the plot, got a little sidelined due to the larger story arc. This is not necessarily a bad thing, but if you compare the first story to this one, they have less page time together than Bastian and Myst. But, it makes a nice change to have an interracial coupling. I haven't read many books where this occurs, and it brings a different dimension to the story. It also makes me wonder about Sloan's story. Will we ever get to read it one day? I hope so. I reached the end of the story and though it doesn't end on a cliffhanger, it made me look forward to reading/listening to the next book in the series as soon as possible. I just hope I don't have to wait as long for it though!

Coreene Callahan has written another fantastic paranormal romance. She is fast becoming one of my favourite authors to read. Her books are fast paced, exciting and extremely addictive! I love her writing style and the flow is absolutely wonderful!

Due to the use of bad language and the explicit sexual scenes, I do not recommend this book for younger readers. However, I highly recommend this book if you love erotic paranormal romances or books with sexy dragon shifters! - Lynn Worton

The Sunday Post #21-37

Welcome!

Welcome to another Sunday Post! If you are reading this, I have included links to the book reviews from the past week. If you are listening to the podcast, I’ve included the entire book review post within this podcast. Enjoy people and let me know what you think!

Book Reviews from Last Week

Save A Horse, Ride A Dragon by Julia Mills
Untamed: Ghost Cat Canyon by Delta James
Fury of Fate: Dragonfury Bad Boys by Coreene Callahan
Oh, My Roared! By Milly Taiden
Taulan: Dragons of Preor by Celia Kyle

Final Thoughts

Do you know what an “ear worm” is? It’s that piece of music that just sticks in your head long after the music has stopped. A famous ear worm is that Disney song about the size of the world! The chorus to that just keeps playing in your head.

Wednesday I had a Dr’s appointment at the VA. While driving down there, an old song from the 70’s came one. First I started singing the chorus then I started hearing it repeatedly in my head! 😱 It took hours to get that song off my mind!

Fury of Fate (Dragonfury Bad Boys Shifter Series Book 1)

Did you ever wonder about Ivan? The how and why of his story? This novella gives us all a more intimate glimpse into his thinking. I thoroughly loved the “peek behind the curtain.”

She’s determined to try something new…Sasha Cooper is a woman on a mission. Determined to let loose and live a little, she takes her best friend’s advice and embarks on a night of passion with a complete stranger. No regrets in the morning. No looking back either. But when the one she chooses turns out to be a Dragonkind warrior, Sasha knows she’s in trouble—and that the man she believed was a dream come true could end up being her worst nightmare.

He never intended to get involved…Ivar, leader of a rogue faction of Dragonkind, isn’t a pushover. So when a noisy neighbor jeopardizes the security of his secret lair, he decides to take care of the problem once and for all. Little does he know banging on Sasha’s door will send him on a passionate odyssey unlike any he’s ever experienced. But when the night takes a deadly turn, he’s left little choice—escape from the woman who possesses the power to kill him, or die trying

The Reviews!

Danielle
5.0 out of 5 stars More please
Reviewed in the United States on July 19, 2021
Verified Purchase
Ivar is a villain no doubt. It’s almost impossible for him to be redeemed, but this story makes me want more. We have had snippets into his mind before, but didn’t see him coming around. I can see it now. I read this when it first came out and just reread it now that I’ve jumped back into the series. I’m going to be honest, I read a lot of dark romance, so an Ivar and Sasha book would be right up my alley. I’m hoping CC has something planned for these two. I’d be disappointed if she didn’t. I have hope with the villains series.
	Sahar's Beaded Creations
4.0 out of 5 stars Quick, Steamy, Paranormal Read
Reviewed in the United States on August 10, 2021
Sasha is not in the habit of letting strange men into her house, but this night will be different. When Ivar decides to protect his secret hideout and get his neighbor to be quiet, he has no idea that he is about to have the wildest night of his life. Ivar is no ordinary man; he is a dragon. At the end, he gets the surprise of his life. If you like quick, steamy, paranormal reads, you might enjoy this story. At the end, I wanted more. Sasha and Ivar have more to tell us. Their story is not complete. I hope the author gives us a more detailed glimpse into Sasha and Ivar’s lives. I want them to have more than a one-night stand.
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