Hidden Embers (Dragon's Heat, #2)
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Hidden Embers (Dragon's Heat #2)

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He committed a dangerous act of love: He gave his heart to a human.

Deep in the New Mexico desert there is a secret race on the brink of extinction—the pure-blood shapeshifters of the Dragonstar clan. And they have one last, desperate hope for survival…

Quinn Maguire is a powerful Dragonstar healer at a tragic loss, unable to cure the insidious disease killing off his people...more
Kindle Edition, 331 pages
Published (first published April 5th 2011)
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Wow, this book was not what I expected from reading the back cover. I didn’t think it would be anywhere near as dark as it was. Also, the back cover gives the impression that the hero, Quinn, is desperate to cure the disease because of the heroine, Jazz. Wrong! He’s desperate to cure it because he is the Dragonstar clan healer and all his friends and family are dying around him.

Hidden Embers does not pull its punches when it shows you the horror of the disease that Quinn has spent years trying...more
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Hidden Embers by Tessa Adams is the second book in her Dragon’s Heat series, stories about a clan of dragon shifters. I did not read the first book and can’t say that I felt lost or confused at all. But I did feel as though I may have felt more for the clan and their current situation if I had witnessed it from its beginning. All this to say if you are planning on giving this series a try, I would start at book one.

Quinn is the clan’s main healer...more
Dragonstar clan healer Quinn is pretty close to losing his will to live. After the death of his beloved brother to the vicious disease which is decimating his Clan, it is only his duty to find a cure that keeps Quinn going. When his queen arranges for an expert on infectuous diseases to help research, Quinn's dragon balks at having another in his lab, his terrioty, and a human at that. But sending her away is not an option when he discovers that brilliant and prickly woman, Jazz, is his mate.

Sandy M
Ah, dragons. What’s not to love about such creatures, especially when they’re written as alpha and sexy as Tessa Adams writes them. She paints a wonderful picture of the beautiful New Mexico desert and night skies, along with graceful, soaring dragons, all surrounded by an evil that is killing these magnificent creatures one at a time.

But the way this book starts out is how I wish more romances would, instead of stringing the reader along until the hero and heroine finally come together. Now, th...more
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The Plot:

Quinn Maguire, dragon shifter and healer of the Dragonstar clan, is almost to the point of no return. He's lost everything and nearly everyone he's ever loved and is facing the very real possibility that one day soon, his entire clan will be striked completely from Earth. It will all have been his fault too. It will all have been his failure for Quinn's a healer who's aged powers are useless against the disease that's ravaging his people like a raging wild fire eats through dr...more
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There is a horrible virus that is spreading through the Dragonstar clan. Quinn has been working for years to try to find a cure but so far hasn’t had any luck. When his brother dies from the virus he can’t take it any more and heads off a flight that ends up taking him to Texas and a one night stand with an incredible woman.

The incredible woman is Jasmine Kane, a friend of Phoebe’s (from book 1) who works for the CDC but is currently on medical leave. She’s on her way to New Mexico to help the D...more
Hidden Embers
4 Stars

As the Dragonstar clan continues its struggle against the horrific virus decimating its members, their healer Quinn battles feelings of helplessness and despair. Luckily the solution is close at hand in the form of Jazz Kane, a hematologist who also happens to be Quinn's mate. The only problem is that she is human. Can Quinn accept both her humanity and her expertise?

Note: Although this book continues from where book #1 leaves off in terms of the deadly virus, t...more
Hidden Ember by Tessa Adams
Paranormal Romance -April 5th, 2011
4 stars

Hidden Embers is the second in Tessa Adams's dragon series about powerful dragon shifters who hide from humankind. Although part of a series, it can easily be read by itself.

The Dragonstar clan has always been a powerful group of dragon shifters but other clans have been jealous of their wealth and status. Now their clan is being attacked from within. As an insidious and mysterious disease is slowly killing them one by one....more

The second book in this series had more plot going for it than the first book. This is Quinn's story, and it tells of his struggle to find a cure for the virus that is quickly driving his clan to extinction. Neither he nor Phoebe are any closer to a solution, so she decides it's time to bring in another expert and her close friend, who works for the CDC, Dr. Jasmine Kane. When Quinn's younger brother falls victim to the illness, he leaves the clan to escape his pain. His retreat takes him to a b...more
The Dragonstar clan of dragon shape shifters is still having unexplained deaths within their group. A horrific, unstoppable, painful disease that once started, runs it's course to the end: death. Healer Dr. Quinn Maguire is ravaged by watching his younger brother succumb to this terrible illness, with nothing he could do for him. The King of the clan is mated to a young woman who happens to know a great gal to bring in to assist with discovering what or who could be causing the deaths and why ce...more
Marquetta (LoveToReadForFun)
3.5 stars

Hidden Embers is the second novel in the Dragon's Heat series. This is the first book that I've read in the series but the plot was not difficult to follow.

Quinn Maguire has seen too much death strike his clan and his family. Grieving over the death of his brother, Quinn is looking for a way to forget. A brilliant doctor, he has not been able to fight the virus that is slowly taking out members of the Dragonstar clan. Quinn feels like a failure and needs to drown his sorrows. While tryi...more
Rachell Nichole
This is the first time I've read Tessa Adams, and I'm ready to go right out and buy the whole batch.

Her writing is spot-on, funny, and exciting. I even had to look up two words - that never happens to me because I'm a word whore. I didn't know that there were still words in the English language that had completely escaped my notice.

At any rate, Jazz and Quinn had amazing chemistry - both in and out of the bedroom. He was the ultimate tortured alpha male. Domineering, in control of himself alwa...more
More of a 2.75 actually.

First off, I really did not relate to the h at all. And to be honest, I'm tired of the whole "I've had a horrible childhood" being used as an excuse to be a raging bitch (or asshat). There are a lot of people in this world with crappy childhoods and perfectly normal attitudes toward life.

As I said, I had issues with the h. She was more than willing to use the H for sex, but would turn on him and become a raging bitch at the very hint of his having feelings for her. He had...more
At the beginning of Hidden Embers, Quinn, the clan's healer, is hangin' by a thread. "Four hundred and seventy-one years. He closed his eyes, leaned his head against the cool glass. And wondered how he was supposed to survive another four hundred years. How was he supposed to survive another day ..." Readers will fall in love with Quinn in this installment of Tessa's Dragon's Heat series, if they didn't already in Dark Embers.

The Dragonstar clan is facing a horrendous disease that continues to...more
I picked up the first book in this series, Dark Embers, because it was recommended to me by my friend Monica. She always gives me good books to read and the first in this series was no exception. After I practically consumed the first one I immediately downloaded this book and began reading.

We pick up a couple of months after the first book and the Dragonstar clan is still being picked off one by one by the horrible disease they cannot seem to get ahead of. Since they are rapidly running out of...more
I gave the first book 4 stars. It was a well written book with enjoyable characters and an interesting plot that was easy to make yourself a part of. I excitedly dove right into this, the second book of the series, with abandon and the thought that it would be as good as the first. I. WAS. WRONG! This book was BETTER!

The story line continued from the first book, but it did it in such a way that the reader did not feel as though they were wading through the same water as before. It never leaves...more
Liza Lara

Deep in the New Mexico desert is a secret race on the brink of extinction: The pure-blooded shape-shifters of the Dragonstar clan. and they have one last desperate hope for survival . . .Quinn Maguire, healer of the Dragonstars, has been unable to cure the insidious disease killing off his people one by one. Yet even in such dire circumstances, Quinn can't bring himself to approve when the head of the clan enlists Dr. Jasmine Kane for help. She is female. She is an outsider. She is human.Decked

I think the Eroticism in this book is better than the first book, but it still goes on forever and a year. I can only read the same moves so many times before it becomes dull, boring and loses all impact on me as a reader. I would give the books a 4 star rating if the sex scenes were delivered better.
The whole "All men are out to cause me pain and anguish" spiel got old real fast in this book. I mean seriously Quinn is nothing but nice to her the entire book, Quinn was nicer to Jasmine than Dyla...more
There is nothing like having a one night stand come back to bite you in the butt, and that is what happens to Jazz and Quinn. For Quinn it looks to be a bigger thing that normal as he somehow mated to the woman he was with the night before. For Jazz, well she was just plain scared and snuck out, running away. So you can imagine their surprise when they run into each other at the super secret dragon lab. To say that these 2 had major chemistry would be redundant. It did make for great reading see...more
Ok - so it's official. Tessa Adams made the group with my third set of favs (I have the upper eschelon with Ward, Kenyon, Frost, Cole, etc, then the second group who I like almost as much with Briggs, Ione, Singh, Allyson James, etc then this last group of well-liked but not quite anxiously awaiting the book just yet). I am most certainly looking forward to book three and I like the overacrching plot line that times the characters and the happenings in each book together. I also really like the...more
Oct 09, 2011 Vashti rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: pnr fans,dragon fans,erotic pnr fans
Loved this book even better than the 1st one.The race to find a cause and cure for the deadly virus that is killing the Dragonstar clan heats up .Jazz is a Hematologist and Quinn is the Dragonstar's healer/doctor.These two meet for a one night stand and it is instant lust.To say that their loves scenes is HOT is saying it mildly.When morning comes,Jazz leaves Quinn sleeping and heads off to help her friend,Pheobe,the h from the prior book find the cause/cure for this mysterious disease that is k...more
Second in the Dragon's Heat series. Quinn, the Dragonstar Healer is going crazy cause he can't figure out how the mutating virus is killing his clanmates.

Phoebe's friend, Dr Jasmine Kane, is brought in to help figure it out. But before she gets to clan lands she has a mighty interesting one night stand with, you guessed it, Quinn. When Quinn wakes the morning after it is to find out that he has mated with Jazz, who has skipped out without leaving any forwarding information.

Jazz's investigations...more
I actually like this series. It's different from my normal reads. A lot hotter, but still having a storyline. I appreciate that.

I'll be honest, I don't know if I liked Jasmine at first. Something about her grated at me. Eventually she redeemed herself, but I must admit- it didn't happen until almost the end.

Quinn's one of those good guys. He was a good guy in the first book and he remained one throughout this.

My only quibble with the story was with how I expected more intrigue and a lot more ba...more
Still seeking a cure for the bio virus killing the Dragonstar clan a human hematologist joins the effort who also happens to be Quinn's mate.

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Timmysparks `~`Blahzin Phyre`~`
I liked this book. Quinn and Jasmine were both very strong-headed and stubborn. I guess that made that right for each other. I feel so sorry for the Dragonstar clan. They've lost so many of their people to a war they didn't even know they were fighting. I really hope Quinn, Jasmine and Phoebe can come through with the vaccine.

From the start a had a suspicion who the traitor was in the clan and I was right. It was really sad that she betrayed her entire family for nothing. She really got less th...more
Umaiya Rehman
I tried. But there is only soo much self pity i can stand.
I do like this series, it is a bit on the different side. Good storyline, interesting characters. The hero, Quinn, was great, but the only let down for me was the heroine, Jasmine. I found her a bit on the cold side, and I didn't really connect with her. I know she had her issues, but I just couldn't seem to get her. I liked the resolution to this one better than the last - it was less rushed and was way less convenient. A good, solid story in an interesting series. I am looking forward to Logan...more
Mia Searles (The Muses Circle)
Hidden Embers is book 2 of Tessa Adams' Dragon Heat series. Just like the first book, I enjoyed the story, the hot alpha dragon shifters, and the sad and desperate struggle to find a cure to the horrific disease that is killing the Dragonstat clan. Some questions were answered about the disease and after reading the synopsis for the 3rd book in the series called Forbidden Embers, I am definitely liking the direction that the author is going in.

I can't wait for Logan's book (Forbidden Embers) wh...more
Ann  Lorz
Tessa Adams writes a wonderful world. She has kick ass alpha males that make you want to yell out, here lizard, lizard. In her world the dragons are fighting each others clans while living among us. Throw in a blood born disease and you have a great story. You start out the book feeling sorry for Quinn and all he's going through. When he meets Jasmine his world is rocked. With his people dying he's under the gun to find out why and how to stop it. That's where Jasmine comes in, will she solve th...more

I really enjoyed this book from the first to the last line. Both Jazz and Quinn are so complex, tortured souls but feeling so deeply, their mating was totally perfect. Even the quickness of it, seeing how passionate they both feel.
I think this book is even better than the first as you are left guessing about a lot of things, whereas in the first, you could figure it out pretty easily. Here, you get from surprise to surprise, tears to laugh.

Now let´s see Logan´s story :)
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Tessa Adams lives in Texas and teaches writing at her local community college. She is married and the mother of three young sons.
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