A former feature-story writer and correspondent, #MFRWauthor Helen Henderson has also written fiction as long as she could remember. Her heritage reflects the contrasts of her Gemini sign. She is a descendent of a coal-miner's daughter and an aviation flight engineer. This dichotomy shows in her writing which crosses genres from historical adventures and westerns to science fiction and fantasy. In the world of romantic fantasy, she is the author of two series: the Dragshi Chronicles and the Windmaster novels.
Publisher: High Eyrie Publications
From their birth, it was expected that the only two children born to the dragon shifters would marry. Unlike his female counterpart, no dragons sang a welcome at Talann’s birth. Now years later, even though Lexii’s dragon twin had awakened, there was still no sign of Talann’s.
Haldric hated all shifters but one—the Lady Lexii Beylnea. He had one tool to achieve both his goals, to destroy all dragshi and to have Lexii for his own. His uncle, known to his followers as the Parant, possessed the ability to turn men and women into his willing slaves. Or Haldric vowed, Lexii to his will.
Pledged to protect Lexii until the dragon lord’s intended mate appears, Glyn must fight to keep hidden the secret no one could never learn and fears the price when the betrayal is revealed.
Love and desire, honor and duty clash in this action-filled novel in the world of the dragshi.
Buy link: Amazon
13 Lines from the Dragshi Chronicles
1 -- Legend said that if you think of a man or wish for love beneath a solstice moon, your desire will be granted and you will meet your mate within a season. (DragonDestiny)
2 -- The chill stare Eirwen turned on him felt like being peeled to the core. (Dragon Destiny)
3 -- His connection to Anastasia exploded into a mist of shimmering motes. (Dragon Destiny)
4--In the short time it had taken to administer aid, a dozen men armed with pikes neared her small sanctuary.(Dragon Destiny)
5 -- Thick silence changed the shadowed woods into a sepulcher. (Hatchlings Curse)
6 -- An evil chortle floated over a figure chained on the wet sand below the high tide line. (Hatchlings Curse)
7-- Feather-light touches teased his senses pulling him deeper into maelstrom. (Hatchlings Curse)
8 -- The berserker rage of his ancestors washed over Branin and he leaped from the saddle. (Hatchlings Curse)
9 -- The cold chill caused by the keen of dragons melted in the warmth of an embrace.(Hatching's Mate)
10-- Weaving against the effect of the drugs, she kept her blade lifted. (Hatchling's Mate)
11 -- The twang of their arrows release was lost in the sounds of wounded animals, but the scream of the man who windmilled in the air proved the accuracy of the strikes. (Hatchling's Mate)
12 -- From the darkness just beyond the entrance, a single torch flickered into being, then another and another until a solid line of light streamed across the opening. (Hatchling's Mate)
13 -- Neither the food nor the notebook awaiting the latest tale requested by the ceoltiers worked to overcome the tension in the room—and her body. (Hatchling's Mate)
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