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The Old Dragon of the Mountain's Christmas

(Dragon Lords of Valdier #9)

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Born prematurely, Christoff wasn’t as big or as strong as his older brother or the other younglings in the village. Unable to fit in, he does the best he can, helping his father and mother on their farm. His life changes when the mountain near their farm awakens. Believing he is the only one who can quiet it, he retreats to the mountain to watch over the village that shunn ...more
Kindle Edition, 115 pages
Published December 22nd 2015 by Montana Publishing
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Hollie
A sweet holiday dragon read

I was so glad that Christoff got his chance at happiness and family. I have skipped around in this series, but I have to say, this was one of my favorites. The characters were so genuine and I couldn’t help but fall in love with them. The hero had lived centuries alone with no interaction from other beings but was still so kind hearted. I especially treasured that he had never known any sort of affection (I love me a virgin hero!) And the heroine......... Where do I ev
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Judy Lewis
Dec 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A DELICIOUSLY SWEET AND DELIGHTFULLY ENTERTAINING CHRISTMAS STORY !!!
Title: The Old Dragon of the Mountain's Christmas
Series: Dragon Lords of Valdier
Designation: Book Nine of Series, Can Be Read as Standalone Novella, NO Cliffhanger
Author: S.E. Smith
My Rating: FIVE DIVINELY HEARTWARMING STARS*****
I'm totally speechless....I have no idea where to begin writing a review for this story. Nothing I write could ever do justice to this book. After finishing this story, I had to take several minutes to
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Jessie Collins
Dec 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
All I can say is WOW! I did not see this coming by a country mile……..Susan, you are a excitingly crafty writer, and I love you for it!

Grab a box of Kleenex, you will need it. Find a comfy chair or couch, grab your favorite beverage and get ready for an adventure! This is one of those books you can’t put down till the very last page…….

First if you have not read “A Dragonlings Magical Christmas: Dragonlings of Valdier Book 1.3”, its ok. But you will miss the all the history that makes this book so
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Overall Rating: 5 Rockin’ ★★★★★

You know that you have found a one in a million book, when you find yourself laughing out loud one minute and then crying the next. In S. E. Smith’s newest book in the Dragon Lords of Valdier series, The Old Dragon’s Christmas your feelings will run a gamut of emotional responses with each turn of the page. Ms. Smith has created a story that touches the heart and soul of the reader while keeping them entertained with her unique insights into life and love mixed in
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lea
Dec 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Heartwarming!!!

I give this review a 5 stars...
The author delivered an unforgettable story yet again. It made me cry, laugh, and just melt my heart. That being different doesn't make you weak or outcast because of the way you look it just makes you stand out more than the rest and just maybe being different means you are,meant to do extraordinary things that the normal norms people expect other to see and do. I read all of Author's books of the Valdier, sarafin, and curizan stories, but Its the V
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cecilia o'shea
Dec 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The Old Dragon of the Mountain's Christmass

Right from the start your tears start running, the courage and love and trust of the younglings for this old dragon bring the tears with no effort. The Goddesses obviously not going to let him die just yet, but to give him his mate in Edna, Abbey's old friend was a stroke of pure genius from one of my favourite authors keep them coming please
Ramona Revis
Dec 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
HEA alert

There is more than one heart grabbing moment and all the characters are sympathetic (eventually). That the main characters were more like my demographic ( past middle age- with life experiences) was welcome, as well. It was a story about the manifestations of love not just "adult content" although there was that as well; it was a natural part of the story.
Although I have enjoyed every one of the stories in this series I think this is my favorite.
Gizzie
This is a stand alone book but its also a continuation of "A Dragonlings’ Magical Christmas". You don't need to read the first book but it does enhance the The Old Dragon of Mountians. I cried through the first couple of chapters, then laughed out loud, then cried again, and then the book ended with a happy sigh.
Trescina Bell
Dec 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Excellent read!

This story was so wonderful. I felt so bad for sweet christoff. The village and his older brother were so mean because he was different. No matter what his heart was still full of love and was able help Edna's granddaughter. Loved this book. Another great one.
sherry prince
Dec 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Love the old dragon

This is a short story about a couple of people that have been in previous books. Loved this one. I hope we see more of a few of the people that was in this book again. Can't wait for more I have read all her books.
°BeauutiLovve
Dec 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2015-paranormal
This was really good...I can't wait to read more from. S.E Smith if u like dragons u will love her books.
Jean Smith
Dec 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Two worlds collide in a timeless Christmas

Well, I fell in love with The Lords of Valdier series when I read Abducting Abby. I’m still in love with it. Ms. Smith is exceptional at character creation and portrayal. It doesn’t matter the species or the age of her characters they capture and hold your attention while pulling at your heartstrings. Her stories dish up adventure that is out of this world good. The Old Dragon of the Mountain’s Christmas dishes up just a little bit more. When the goddess
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Mystipul
Make sure you have your Tissues before reading this. This story was so sweet and sad at times that I was happy that it ended so well. I loved how we finally had a story for Edna after she played such an important part in Abby. Christoff spends centuries up on his mountain trying to keep the volcano from exploding and wiping out the village he grew up in. Caste away as a useless warrior because he was born premature he never got to have a normal life like everyone else. The Dragonlings show up on ...more
Ramona Pierce
Dec 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Great job!

This story is totally not what I expected. The start had me sobbing, but soon filled with the spirit of Christmas. I have enjoyed all the stories in this series. I plan on re-reading the stories in order again in the future.
Coyora Dokusho
This is it, THIS IS THE END!!! Woohooooooo!!! *throws confetti* Since this is the last book out right now, at least I won't have to read multiple books at the same time any more!!!! Also it's completely okay to read everything before this one. (books 1-8)

It was decent!
Linda
Jun 04, 2018 rated it liked it
Christoff is an outcast in his own village. He eventually becomes the hermit who lives in the mountain overlooking the land and protecting it as well as he can. When a group of younglings come to bring him Christmas presents he is stunned, not knowing what Christmas is, and then as they are rescued he "dies" but he is not dead, he has been sent to another planet where he falls in love with a very special woman. Something that he thought would never happen to him.

While I liked the premise of this
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Shelita
Jun 12, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Ellena deLeon
May 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
WOW, S E Smith is completely right, I had to have a box of tissues while reading this story!

This book was artfully crafted and uniquely designed by the author to pull you into the pages and keep you riveted, enchanted, entertained and endlessly enthralled with the characters and their adventures and experiences!!

One of Your Greatest Fans,

Lena deLeon
lenadeleon2004.ld@gmail.com
JodyL
Jun 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The goddess saves him and sends Christoff to earth a couple days before Christmas to find his true mate Edna. Christoff has led a lonely life all by himself on the mountain. But now he meets Edna and her family. He has had a disability since birth and his dragon can't fly. So when Edna's granddaughter arrives with a prosthetic, they help each other learn about living fuller lives.
This a story about love and acceptance. I love that the older couples get happy ever after too!
Pet
Apr 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Can I say this Author is fast becoming my hero! I love that her h’s are mature women, I love that for once we over the age of 50 are seen as passionate, sexy and feminine not decrepit asexual, wise, cookie bakers.
Loved this story, it’s beautiful, sexy, and filled me with joy reading it. From the over 50’s, I for one thank you Ms. Smith.
Jannah
Sep 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
This time the story is about a disabled tri species alien who is given a gift of being sent to earth to find his true mate. It covers the feelings of a disabled person the non acceptance etc and then goes on to talk about the difference when someone accepts you for who you are. The human in this book is a friend of the first female from book 1
Dawn Carey
Oct 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The Old Dragon of the Mountain

What a fantastic job of storytelling and the greatest Christmas story that I have had the pleasure to read. An ageing dragon finding that disabilities don't mean there isn't someone out there perfect for you. WONDERFUL, and INSPIRING storytelling at its finest.
Breane Ross
Jan 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
More of a longer short story than a novel but definitely recommend this one. This is another great book in the Valdier dragons books. Would love one of these dragons! Definitely recommend this series.
Gregory Willingham
Mar 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Outstanding

I love how SE Smith weaves all the stories and characters together as she grows this series. I am so exited to see where she goes with the new characters introduced in this book and with the younglings. Don’t miss this author!!!
Arina Gorokhovska
Mar 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
A book about overcoming one’s imperfections. Very touching.
Although, Edna felt a bit too excited and enthusiastic to the point where it felt unrealistic.
Carmen
May 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Once again I love it. Could not put it down. She always draws me in. Love Edna and Christoff.
LuDena Radford
Jun 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Sweet

This a very sweet story about acceptance of ones self and others . Just right for a Christmas eve . Enjoy , I did
Sonja
Feb 26, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: my-ebooks
First, I just wanna say I'm not sure why this wasn't considered a novella. It's short and really has nothing to do with the with bigger picture of the Dragon Lords. I also don't know why it's #9 but came out before book #8...

Anyway, because of that I read it before Jaquin's book but I honestly don't think it'll make much of a difference if I had read it after. I really enjoy this author's three intertwined series (some more than others) but this one seriously didn't do it for me. I was so bored
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Pam
Feb 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This was an amazing story. I cried so much. Just as much as when I read the Clockworks series by Cassandra Claire. Such a touching story. I did love the babies. Parents raised them with such good hearts. I am looking forward to a book about them as teens. That will be an adventure. Edna and Christoff were made for each other. Edna has such a spirit and such love. Definitely a heart big enough to help Christoff heal. Although, he may not need it. He seems completely forgiving of his harsh past. H ...more
E.
Dec 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
“The Old Dragon of the Mountain” by S.E. Smith is a paranormal romance that is part of the ‘Dragon Lords of Valdier’ series. The story centers around Christoff, whose premature birth resulted in his being undersized and having a dragon with useless wings. The tragic loss of his parents prompts him to become a virtual hermit living in the mountain to keep it from erupting until one fateful Christmas a group of younglings contact him and set off a chain of events that bring him to Earth where he m ...more
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