The Rogue King
(Inferno Rising #1)
Published by: Entangled: Amara
Publication date: July 30th 2019
Genres: Adult, Paranormal, Romance
Kasia Amon is a master at hiding. Who—and what—she is makes her a mark for the entire supernatural world. Especially dragon shifters. To them, she’s treasure to be taken and claimed. A golden ticket to their highest throne. But she can’t stop bursting into flames, and there’s a sexy dragon shifter in town hunting for her…
As a rogue dragon, Brand Astarot has spent his life in the dark, shunned by his own kind, concealing his true identity. Only his dangerous reputation ensures his survival. Delivering a phoenix to the feared Blood King will bring him one step closer to the revenge he’s waited centuries to take. No way is he letting the feisty beauty get away.
But when Kasia sparks a white-hot need in him that’s impossible to ignore, Brand begins to form a new plan: claim her for himself…and take back his birthright.
Kasia is special and has been hiding her whole life. What she is… a rare find in the paranormal world and that makes it dangerous for her. Her mother was murdered for what they are. But she has been having visions and with the visions come uncontrollable fire and pain. So she is forced out of hiding to seek the help of a doctor. One who specializes in paranormals.
Brand is a rogue dragon shifter with a quest for revenge. To take out the man who killed his family. He has been on his own since he was a small child, barely escaping the slaughter of his family. Little does anyone know of his origins and he would like to keep it that way. Now a mercenary for hire, he finds things that people want and gets them. Which brings him to his current assignment and the last step in his quest.
Easy right? Guess again. When Brand meets Kasia he immediately recognizes her for what she is. Not only that but he is instantly drawn to her. He feels her pain during the visions and he can control her fire and the pain soothes when he touches her. What is happening? How can this be? Yep! His mission just got a lot harder.
Can Brand deliver her to the Blue Clan king as per his quest?
Wow!!! The books in this series just gets better and better. Abigail Owen makes it hard to choose a favorite. The Rogue King is the first in the Inferno Rising series, a spin off from her Fire’s Edge series. I have to say I loved every minute of this book. It was a dangerous ride.
The characters in this book were amazing. Kasia is a surprising and very resourceful woman. Hey she stole a car by hot wiring it. How cool is that. She was an amazing character who was very kindhearted and true to herself. She was willing to put others before her own safety. Her charater was refreshing and sweet.
Brand was definitely a hot commodity. That man was sizzling. He was strong and very independent. The strong silent type. He kept his wall up around his heart as he was determined to get the revenge he so rightly deserved. But he was also protective and sweet, yet humble. He did not believe that he deserved to be loved or have a mate.
Kasia and Brand had this chemistry that was so strong, it was off the charts. How they could deny it was beyond me. They had this connection that just would not stop or go away. A bond that was strong and hard to pull away from.
Overall this book was an amazing beginning to a new series. Even though it is a new setting, we still get a small dose of some old characters from the previous series, which I love. Abigail Owen is a master at writing dragon shifters. She has all the aspects of hot dragon men down to a science. Each one is not only hot and very dominate, they are smart and kind. The world she has built around these characters feel so real and unique. I love the way you feel the passion of her characters in each story. I have cried many times reading these books, as I feel the emotion rolling off the pages. Emotions that a hard to ignore, yet feel amazing. This book is no different.
I truly recommend this book to all you paranormal romance book lovers out there. These dragon shifters are worthy of your love as readers. They are fun, loyal, loving and not to be trifled with. You are guaranteed to fall in love with each book you read. So pick up a copy today. You will be glad you did.
Multi-award-winning paranormal romance author, Abigail Owen, loves plots that move hot and fast, feisty heroines with sass, alpha heroes with heart, a dash of snark, and oodles of sexy shifters! Other titles include wife, mother, Star Wars geek, ex-competitive skydiver, spreadsheet lover, Dr. Seuss quoter, eMBA, organizational guru, Texan, Aggie, and chocoholic.
Abigail grew up consuming books and exploring the world through her writing. She attempted to find a practical career related to her favorite pastime by earning a degree in English Rhetoric (Technical Writing). However, she swiftly discovered that writing without imagination is not nearly as fun as writing with it. She currently resides in Austin, Texas, with her own personal hero, her husband, and their two children, who are growing up way too fast.
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Abigail also writes award-winning sexy contemporary romance and romantic comedy under the name Kadie Scott. AND sweet contemporary romance under the name Kristen McKanagh.