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The Dragon Roars

(The Seven Trilogy #2)

4.65  ·  Rating details ·  23 ratings  ·  12 reviews
"The second book in the Seven trilogy is more exciting than the first. Davison does a wonderful job ..." -RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars
Their secrets protect them ... but secrets are hard to keep
No one in the army can find out that Captain Jesse Christensen has become a believer. He and bookstore owner Meryn O'Reilly are forced to meet in secret, facing imprisonment or worse
Paperback, 318 pages
Published April 15th 2016 by Ashberry Lane
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Jun 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Captivating. If you want a book that gets your attention and keeps it, pick this one up.

Book Two, The Dragon Roars picks up where The End Begins left off. Jesse is more than a soldier, he’s a Christian. His position is a blessing but also a curse. His relationship with the rebellious Meryn blooms, and he uses his role to help her but the dominating army is not to be trifled with. Meryn knows her future is in peril, but so is Jesse’s. How long will they be able to survive? That is the question no
I'm sure as I go through this review, and the next one on Friday, that things might get sketchy or even wacky. Here's the deal. I read this series in one fell swoop without really taking a break between them to gather thoughts that were necessarily book specific. I didn't have time for that as my head was spinning in all the directions at once. If you remember with 'The End Begins' on Monday I was steeped in the idea that Canada could get mean and the world might not choose to react the same way ...more
Janice Dick
The Dragon Roars is the second book in The Seven trilogy. I read the first some time ago, and found it both fascinating and frightening. This second story is set in 2054. Canada is under martial law, and Christians are being persecuted and denied their rights, even thought the government is still considered to be a democracy.

Add to that tension the relationship between Christian bookstore owner, Meryn O'Reilly and army captain Jesse Christiansen, and the stress of the situation builds even more
Amanda  H
Jan 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The Dragon Roars leaves off where The End Begins left off, and does an excellent job of continuing the story. Sara draws on history to build a chillingly believable futuristic setting where Christians are persecuted and considered the terrorists. I loved seeing how the story developed for Meryn and Jason, especially with Jason having become a Christian and yet still being in the Army. The ending made me glad that I had the third book to go right into! I highly recommend this series!
Candy Smith
Jan 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Contending with a new found belief while working for those trying to snuff that belief out isn't easy for Jesse. Neither us his growing relationship with Meryn,who his Lt and others see as the enemy. But Meryn is holding a secret that could save or break their relationship. ...more
Mary Hosmar
Apr 20, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The End Continues

Captain Jesse Christenson and Meryn O’Rielly’s story picks up where book one, The End Begins, left off. Ms. Davison continues the story of their lives, and budding romance. But that doesn’t mean all is well. As Jesse’s love for God and for Meryn deepens, so, it seems, does the Canadian government’s determination to wipe out Christianity. Jesse’s secret must remain exactly that if he is to be at all effective in doing what he feels God is leading him to do. The danger of being fo
Sherry Ledet
Jun 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ms Davison gifted me this ebook for a review and I want to send her a special thank you. This series from The End Begins through every page of The Dragon Roars was riveting reading. I can hardly wait for book three in Aug. 2016. Meryn and Jesse's story continues after her flogging in The End Begins for ordering bibles to giving quietly to people she knows will keep the gift secret after the government confiscated everyone's bible. In The Dragon Roars Jesse becomes a Christian and decides to stay ...more
Kathleen Friesen
A word of warning: This series is a trilogy, so The Dragon Roars is not meant to be a standalone. As a matter of fact, reading Sara Davison’s first book of the trilogy, The End Begins, is a commitment to read all three books. These stories will not let you go!
The tension and danger continue for Jesse, Meryn, her family, and all Christians in this too-realistic novel. As the enemies of Jesus Christ gain power, faith is purified and love is a rare and precious treasure. There were times, in readin
Apr 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Thank you Sara Davison for another outstanding read.

The Dragon Roars picks up where The End Begins left off. I love the continuing story. It is full of tension, surprises, and heartrending romance. Sara Davison creatively presents a "what if" picture of the end times while ingeniously using reflections of a time in history when the Jews were targeted in Germany. Eerie and thought-provoking.

And the ending?! Well, it's amazing and I can't wait for the final book to release in the fall.

Highly recom
Mar 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A fantastic second book in The Seven Trilogy. I could not put it down and unfortunately finished it much too quickly! The story continues on from The End Begins where Christians are being persecuted and follows the lives of both Meryn & Jesse as they live as believers in that world. I loved the character development of both of them in this book, particularly Jesse (who is becoming a very agreeable lead character!). My only negative is my impatience to wait until the next book comes out so I can ...more
May 15, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4 1/2 stars for The Dragon Roars by Sara Davison, the sequel to The End Begins was a great book. It is unusual for a second book to be better than the first one but I felt that this one was. It continues where the first book ended with all the same characters Meryn & Jesse and some new characters are introduced. Full of action, danger and romance, and learning how to give it all to God and trust in Him and a hope for the future.

Could not put it down and I can't wait for the final book in the se
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Sara Davison is the author of three romantic suspense series, The Seven Trilogy, The Night Guardians Series, and The Rose Tattoo Trilogy. She has been a finalist for ten national writing awards, including Best New Canadian Christian Author, a Carol, a Selah, and two Daphne du Maurier Awards for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense. She has won both a Word Award and a Cascade Award. She resides in Ontari ...more

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