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Dragon Actually Audiobook

Dragon Actually: Dragon Kin Series, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

It's not always easy being a female warrior with a nickname like Annwyl the Bloody. Men tend to either cower in fear-a lot-or else salute. It's true that Annwyl has a knack for decapitating legions of her ruthless brother's soldiers without pausing for breath. But just once it would be nice to be able to really talk to a man - the way she can talk to Fearghus the Destroyer.

Too bad that Fearghus is a dragon, of the large, scaly, and deadly type.

With him, Annwyl feels safe - a far cry from the feelings aroused by the hard-bodied, arrogant knight Fearghus has arranged to help train her for battle. With her days spent fighting a man who fills her with fierce, heady desire, and her nights spent in the company of a magical creature who could smite a village just by exhaling, Annwyl is sure life couldn't get any stranger. She's wrong.

©2013 G. A. Aiken (P)2016 Tantor

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"Packed with bold adventure and sizzling sensuality" (RT Book Reviews)

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  • Amazon Customer
    Welland, Ontario, Canada
    07/10/16
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    "Adore both this series and this author!"

    I've loved everything that Shelly/G.A. has written, and I'm totally happy that the first few books are finally being put into audio. Thank you my friend for doing this!!
    Nik / Kita.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    30/09/16
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    "Loved it!"

    Loved it! My only complaint is that with a new narrator pronounced mamy of the characters names differently. After having listened to the previously released books multiple times its a bit irritating. however I'm still enjoyed it immensely and can not wait for the second book to be released.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • b
    SACRAMENTO, CA, United States
    29/09/16
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    "Completely amazed by narrator!"

    I was amazed that a different narrator could so completely destroy an amazing series!!

    Ms. jackson has a fine voice. Her skills and talents would probably be well suited to non-fiction recordings. However this genre does not suit.

    I have all of the dragon-kin series and have re-read several. I had never considered how much a different / mis-matched narrator could affect a story.

    This narration sucked all the funny from the book. How is it possible to reduce Anwyll the Bloody, future Mad Bitch Queen of Garvin Isle, etc, to a sweet person?? Where is the learing, lecherous Gwenvale? These characters are BORING!!!! Horror of horrors, I dreamt of this narrator decimating the Shestakova sisters' stories. oh, the humanity of it!!!

    This narration is cold, dispassionate, and somewhat boring. I am saddened that I bought it but find grace in Audible's return policy. Thank you!

    12 of 15 people found this review helpful
  • Dhawk
    17/10/16
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    "loved this story"

    So happy to find it in audio version. Distinctive voices and well read. nice inflection

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    27/09/16
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    "Finally"

    I have the kindle addition to this book and love the Dragon Kin series as a whole. For the longest time, the German version was the only audio version available. Now I can enjoy the first book in the series again. I just hope it is Whispersync enabled soon.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Teresa
    NAMPA, ID, United States
    23/11/16
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    "Two books in one."

    3.5 stars. Dragon Actually - A different type of romance, but not for everyone. If you have read any of Shelly Laurenston's books you know her characters are quite colorful. And with most of the characters being dragons they are a very bloody lot. I have wanted Audible to get GA Aiken's books for some time since I loved her as SL. After listening to this book I swear I have read it before, it seemed very familiar. Overall not a bad book but not quite what I was hoping for. 6 hrs. 34 mins.

    2.5 stars. Chains & Flames - This is a shorter story about the parents from the previous book on this audio, Rhiannon and Bercelak. I didn't like this story as well, the chains and collar was over the top and I didn't find it sexy, only domineering. Don't get me wrong I like a little Alpha, just not to the point where the choices are taken from one of the partners and then said partner thinks it is good and wants more. This kind of story does not work for me. 3 hrs. 57 mins.

    I know this is the same author as Shelly Laurenston who is extremely funny but this series doesn't compare to the Pride series, this series seems to be more on the ridiculous side. I will try the next book. The narrator was okay, but she might be part of the lack of humor since her voice doesn't fluctuate much.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • K. James
    DeSoto, TX
    26/10/16
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    "Good start to the series"

    I love this series by G.A. Akin, and am excited to have them in this format. However, I felt the narrator could have done a better job on the male characters, the way she read them was so flat and one dimensional, no personality whatsoever. If she continues to read for the series I hope she get better direction on how to bring the male characters to life.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Irene M. Timm
    20/11/16
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    "2for1Fun: Fearghus & Annwyl/ Rhiannon & Bercelak"

    2for 1 fun: We get Fearghus & Annwyl's story, followed by Rhiannon & Bercelak's story. I like dear old dad so much better in his own story, not so much in his son's. The audiobook is easy listening, but the characters and story are well developed enough to enjoy. I like this well enough to purchase more in the series and recommend. Jackson's narration is not inspired, but decent.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Paul Vasquez
    Fresno
    02/11/16
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    "Two Dragon stories in one Book"
    What did you like best about Dragon Actually? What did you like least?

    I liked the story line of the terrible horrible Queen that wants to kill her daughter. The story did not continue but ended and then a whole different story with different characters started. Different.


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    I would have told the first story and then built onto the first instead of starting a whole new story in a different time.


    What aspect of Hollie Jackson’s performance would you have changed?

    Hollie did very well. I liked her voice. Do not change a thing.


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    Perhaps.


    Any additional comments?

    I enjoyed the stories. I received this book from AudioBook Boom for free in exchange for an unbiased review. Thankyou!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • SLKRomance
    02/11/16
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    "I have multiple copies"

    I will always love these stories.i have in electronic form and paper back and now in audio I just love these dragons. I will get them all and continue to read listen and watch if they ever get to video

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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