Saturday, March 5, 2016

REVIEW I Dream Of Dragons by Ashlyn Chase

I Dream Of Dragons
Boston Dragons Book 1
by Ashlyn Chase
When Rory Arish and his two fiery dragon siblings are run out of their ancestral Irish home, it seems their luck has run out-until they arrive in Boston

Categories ~ paranormal shifter romance
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THE HEAT IS ON
When Rory Arish and his two fiery dragon siblings are run out of their ancestral Irish home, it seems their luck has run out-until they arrive in Boston and find a paranormal-friendly apartment building. Finally, Rory has a place to call home. There's only one problem: Rory's new lair has simultaneously been rented to an infuriating woman who is as stubborn as she is beautiful and will not leave 'her' apartment matter how steamed he may be...

AND SPARKS FLY
Amber McNally is a down-on-her-luck flight attendant. She needs this apartment, and not even a fire-breathing dragon with his Irish charm and scorching good looks is going to scare her away. Holing up in their respective corners, a battle of wills ensues. Who will be the first to blink...or give in to their off-the-charts chemistry and decide to make this unorthodox living arrangement a little more permanent?


This was a humorous read and I loved the battle between Rory and Amber over who would get the apartment. Rory's sisters Chloe and Shannon add more depth and fun to the story with their distinctly different personalities. 

Dragons have always been a favorite paranormal read for me and honestly I have never read a book with Leprechauns before so this book certainly fascinated me. The author goes into fine detail regarding the Leprechauns personalities and beliefs. This of course lead to a humorous, topsy-turvy and romantic read. But one can expect that if Leprechauns are present, according to Irish folklore.

For me there were some areas that seemed flat and needed more depth but those were random and didn't take away from the story. I did enjoy this book and want to read the next one to this series which according to the end of this book will be about Rory's feisty sister Chloe.

An ARC copy was gifted in exchange for an honest opinion via Netgalley.


~ My Reviews of the Boston Dragon Series ~
I Dream of Dragons (Book 1) ~ My Review
My Wild Irish Dragon (Book 2) ~ My Review


Ashlyn Chase has been a registered nurse for 20 years. During those years, she wrote articles for professional journals and a thesis, but eventually, thank goodness, discovered the joy and freedom of writing fiction.

Ashlyn considers herself lucky. Her degree in behavioral sciences is a combination of psychology and sociology, so she has worked with and studied people most of her life. She never has to write out exhaustive character sketches to understand her characters or predict how they will behave. That doesn't mean they don't surprise her. Sometimes they take her on grand unexpected journeys. For her, it gives "character driven novels" a whole new meaning.
Ashlyn has learned to go with the flow. To enjoy the journey is not only one of her writing goals, but also a challenge in life so she tries to follow where the story takes her. As such, she has lived in 17 different places over the years. At last, she's all settled down and comfy in New England.

Is there a grand design or do we decide our own fates? Perhaps if the powers-that-be have a plot, then they also give us the right to revise it. Ashlyn has certainly made detours on her path, but she thinks she's better for it. She's having fun at any rate and hopes that if she enjoys the journey, so will those around her—including her readers.

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