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Drakon's Prey

(Blood of the Drakon #2)

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Valeriya Azarov turned her back on the family business to write and illustrate children’s books. But with a sister who leads the Knights of the Dragon, it’s impossible to get away from the secret society whose mission is to destroy and enslave dragons. When information falls into her hands along with the opportunity to save at least one of the ancient creatures, she can’t ...more
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Published April 24th 2017 by Entangled Publishing Select Otherworld
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Carol [Goodreads Addict]
Drakon’s Prey is book two in the Blood of the Drakon series by N.J. Walters. Wow, what a fantastic second book this is! I mentioned in the review for the first book that I didn’t feel the chemistry as much as I wanted to between Darius and Sarah. Well, that was most definitely not a problem with this one! These two were hotter than hot and I loved watching them fall for one another.

Valeriya Azarov is the younger sister of Karina Azarov who is the leader of the Knights of the Dragon, an
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Kate's Corner

I just love me some dragons.

Another great additional to this wonderful series. I’m so happy I found this series. I’ve read two other books by this author and she knows how to write paranormal romance. With Ms. Walters you get sucked into the story even if you don’t want to but believe me you will. There is a great blend of paranormal with suspense and the world that has been built and the Drakons.

Drakons are half dragon and human sired by male dragons with human mothers. They are hunted down
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Christina
Apr 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 Stars - 3 Flames

WOW!!! I just KNEW that the brother(s) would come through for me in this series and I can honestly say THANK GOODNESS!!!!! Sigh...let's just get lost looking at the cover for a second though.......sigh...

Valeriya is the younger sister of the leader of the Knights. Yep, those Knights. The ones that are out to get the Drakons blood, literally. There's a problem though. Valeriya doesn't really agree with the Knights and what they're after. She goes searching for Darius (read the
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Maria11
Apr 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
Another great addition to the series. NJ Walters knows how to hit it out of the park.

Tarrant was sexy as hell. I liked him. He too like his brother in the first book was easy to like and you didn't have to hate him then learn to like him. He was true to life that he would be cautious with Valeriya then decide about her. When he did decide he was wonderful to her and treated her like a princess.

I like Valeriya. She had a terrible childhood and for her own sister to want her dead, that just
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Claire Robinson
4.5 - "I'm keeping you." Stars!

The second book in N. J. Walters Blood of the Drakon series brings us Tech-Wizard; Tarrant Cooper’s story. He featured pretty heavily in the first book so it was good to see deeper into this Drakons psyche.



I really enjoyed this story, considering about 90% of it plays out in an underground bunker, it surprised me as to how well the author pulled me in.

He was half human, half dragon, too. But he was all drakon…

I think a lot of it was because the chemistry between
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♥ WishfulMiss ♥
4 ~ Grumpy-pants Tarrant and his Valeriya ~ Stars!

I loved this one, it wasn’t as fast paced as book one and I connected to both Tarrant and Valeriya a lot quicker than I did with Darius and Sarah. There was something so instinctive about their bond that really stood out for me. Maybe it was because they both fought how easy it was to care for a perfect stranger? Or the fact that they were so different for one another but still understood each others needs so perfectly? I think it really
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Angela (Angel's Guilty Pleasures)

I LOVE dragons and can’t get enough. This was a fantastic addition to the series.

Drakon’s Prey has plenty of danger, suspense, and smoking hot romance plus sexy dragon brothers. I loved Tarrant! He was just so amazing and sweet. Valeriya I adored her. She had a horrible childhood, but she found away to distance herself from the family business. I loved that she is an artist and an author. Such a sweet heart, but still strong and loyal. The chemistry between Valeriya and Tarrant was hot and
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 Reading In Pajamas
Apr 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Publication Date: April 24, 2017
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Cori
Rated 4.5 Stars

REVIEW:
I loved Tarrant! DRAKON'S PREY is the second book in N.J. Walters new paranormal series, Blood of the Drakon. I love dragons and if you're a dragon fan I highly recommend this series! DRAKON'S PREY had plenty of danger and smoking hot romance plus it features a sexy dragon
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Laurie
Apr 25, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: paranormal, arc
With action, intrigue, and danger around every corner, there was a lot to like about Drakon’s Prey. Sadly, this series still isn’t grabbing me like I really, really hoped it would. To get the full picture, I’d read the first book before diving into this one since there is an ongoing story arc connecting each book in the series.

Valeriya (who I called V in my head because that name just sounds like something contagious to me), was super sweet and meant well but OMG was she naïve. To make things
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Bookgasms Book Blog
May 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: missy
I so enjoyed the second book, Drakon’s Prey in NJ Walters’ Blood of the Drakon series. In Drakon’s Prey, we meet Valeriya Azarov. Valeriya is the head of the Knights of the Dragons sister. Valeriya is opposed to the mission of the secret society and takes it upon herself to try to save at least one of the Drakon’s. This effort, of course, makes her a traitor and a target for the Knights.

Tarrant Cooper has lived alone for thousands of years. He’s survived so long by listening to his gut and his
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Izy
Apr 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
Rating~ 4.25 stars

More Dragonssss!!! This one picks from where we left in the last book with our protagonist going to find a Drakon (dragon shifter) to warn him about her sisters plan. This is kind of a hate to love story (mostly just on the heroes end). Let’s down to business…

Valeriya Azarov is an children’s books illustrator and has nothing to do with being a knight or her sister and her family’s business in capturing and torturing Darkons. Instead Valeriya even as a child imagined dragons as
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Suzi (Obsessive Reading Disorder)
4.5 Stars

This is the second book in the series and I grabbed it just as soon as I finished Book 1. This is about Tarrant, the Air Drakon and brother to Darius from the first book. Tarrant is the techno geek and communications expert. You will want to have read book 1 first just to have more of the story understood.

Valeriya should technically be one of the bad guys. Her sister is the head of the Knights of the Dragon. But she has stayed out of their way her whole life--until she can't anymore.
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Marsha Keeper Bookshelf
Reviewed at Keeper Bookshelf

Drakon’s Prey picks up the story of the Blood of the Drakon series with Tarrant’s story. The sparks fly between Tarrant and Valeriya almost immediately, even if she’s unaware that he’s been watching her on camera since she first neared his woods. The man is suspicious, especially considering who her sister is – but the drakon, well that’dragon’s heart is already captured and he knows this woman belong with them. Valeriya has never believed in what her family does and
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Elaine
Apr 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Drakons are the offspring of a human mother and a dragon-shifter father. They are sought by the Knights of the Dragon who wish to enslave them and use their blood to prolong their lives as well as heal. Karina Azarov is the leader of the Knights. She is strong, determined and focussed on capturing herself a drakon but her sister, Valeriya has never wanted anything to do with the Knights. She’s the author and illustrator of children’s books about friendly dragons and, when she hears her sister’s ...more
Julie (Jewlsbookblog)
I didn’t finish book one of this series because I wasn’t a fan of the main characters. However, I was curious about the siblings and decided to give this book a whirl and Yay! Sexy times, crazy relatives, villains, and explosions...Tarrant and Valeriya’s story was a lot of fun!
Erin Kelly
Apr 13, 2017 rated it liked it
Second books in paranormal series can be difficult. The first book often has all of this interesting world-building and the introduction of the "big bad" to make it exciting. That was certainly the case with this series. I loved the first book, and I feel that it is absolutely necessary to enjoying this one at all. I'll explain:

The Story-
Picking up where we left off in book 1, Valeriya, the sister of the big bad, has pocketed a secret address to the hideaway of a drakon (dragon-shifter). She
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Ava
Jun 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
This one was another kind. The timeframe of it was short but many characters were involved so it got way more possibilities than I could ever expect.
The interaction, the romance was very good, and all thanks to Darius, not his story anymore but not forgotten. And also, this one book gave a bit more information about the drakon.
Book Binge
Jul 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviews-by-jen, 2017
It’s time for drakon brother #2! To quickly recap the premise, the series follows four half human, half dragon brothers who are being hunted by an ancient evil organization (Knights of the Dragon) that wants to capture them and use their blood to achieve immortality. Somehow, the group found brother #1, Darius, but they don’t actually know about the other three brothers. All the brothers are trying to stop the Knights without being discovered. You could certainly understand the plot if you ...more
Stacy
Apr 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed DRAKON'S PREY just as much as I enjoyed DRAKON'S PROMISE. If you didn't read book one, make sure to read it before jumping in, you won't want to miss the backstory.

The Knights are after a Drakon and the sister of their leader has set out to warn him. DRAKON'S PREY starts off right were book one left off. Sarah and Darius are safe with another brother and Tarrant is in his home when a woman starts sniffing around the cabin and eventually ends up moving in.

I absolutely love watching an
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Katrina Berry
Apr 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
THUD *hits the floor in a faint* Drakon's Prey continues on with all the beauty and wonder that Book 1 brought to the table.

Drakon’s Pray is Book 2 of the Blood of the Drakon Series by N.J. Walters and is absolutely breathtaking with the author’s wonderful crafting of her story. This was one rollercoaster of a ride that I didn’t want to end. Such vividness and detail, the storyline comes to life and is fully enhanced by the sexy alpha males and their sassy counterparts. Ms. Walters is a master
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The Romance Book Disciple (Samantha)
Mix 1 lonely girl who wants to save someone with 1 surly drakon who wants to save his species, throw in some fate that demands attraction and a secret society hellbent on destroying and you have Drakon's Prey!See full review on The Book Disciple
★ Belle The Bibliophile ★
I'm really upset because the second book of this series failed to win me over. I feel like the book is 90% sex scenes and the plot never really took off, so I got bored really quick. I couldn't really appreciate the sex scenes either and ended up skipping almost all of them just to get to the plot-- it got tedious very quickly. Disappointing.
P Leslie
Mar 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
*I voluntarily read a review copy of this book. All opinions stated are solely my own and no one else's*

OMG I love this series - I had high expectations after reading Drakon's Promise and I wasn't left disappointed.
If you haven't read the first book - I would strongly urge you to do so - this is one of those series you don't want to miss a moment of.

Tarrant and Valeriya had explosive chemistry; it was intense yet consuming. These two complemented each other really well.

There were lots of
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Donna
Apr 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
I've been reading N.J. Walters since I stumbled upon her Legacy Series a few years ago. When she started writing about Dragons I knew it was something I was really going to enjoy and I was so right! This is book 2 in her Dracon series and I'm absolutely hooked. Her characters suck you in and keep you turning pages. She builds the suspense and gets you invested in the story. My minds eye can see a Dracon and the image of the dragon himself is stunning! Plus I love the fact that the lady in this ...more
Celeste
Apr 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Wow, this story just flew by, I was wrapped up that I didn't even realize it was ending. But that is part of the problem I felt like I missed a pivotal part of the story, but really it just was a smooth easy read, no major climax. Overall I am not disappointed, I love where this is going and look forward to Ezra and Nics story.
Heather Hawley
Feb 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone who is interested in a good romance with a little something extra on the side!
Valeriya Azarov turned her back on the family business to write and illustrate children’s books. But with a sister who leads the Knights of the Dragons, it’s impossible to get away from the secret society whose mission is to destroy and enslave dragons. When information falls into her hands along with the opportunity to save at least one of the ancient creatures, she can’t turn away any longer.

When a woman moves into the cabin above Tarrant Cooper’s secret underground lair, he’s both suspicious
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Kristie
May 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Drakon’s Prey
By: N.J. Walters

4.5 Star Review by Kristie K

Another amazing journey into a world where dragons exist, monsters walk among us, and love conquers all…

Drakon’s Prey is the second installment in the Blood of the Drakon series, and continues with the war between the drakon and the monsters that hunt them. This installment features Tarrant Cooper, a drakon and brother to Darius Varkus from book one. Tarrant is a powerful man in his own right, and when a beautiful woman shows up in the
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Angel Hatfield
Dec 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Karina is the leader of the Knights Of dragons - a human organization that captures Drakons, If a human drinks the blood of s drskon it helps them to stay young and heal any illnesses or injuries. The only Drakon known of at this time is Darius and the Knights were using all the resources available to them to find him. A Drakon had a human mother and a dragon shifter father, Valeriya is Karina’s sister but she had been raised mainly by kindly grandparents and wanted nothing to do with The ...more
Annetta Sweetko
May 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Valeriya Azarov's family always found her to be a big disappointment as she was not willing to involve herself to their world. She would rather write and illustrate children' books than deal with the Knights of the Dragons. This secret society, headed by her sister, is working toward enslaving dragons. She has no idea that a moment of rebellion would make her a DRAKON'S PREY.

Things change when she is threatened by her sister who says she will no longer tolerate Valeriya's childishness and bring
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Kristen Johnson
May 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
Drakon's Prey is book two in N.J. Walter's Blood of the Drakon series. In it we get to story of Tarrant - brother of Darius and another Drakon and Valeriya, sister to the Knights of the Dragon leader.

Valeriya hasn't wanted a thing to do with the Knights of the Dragon or the things it does, but that doesn't mean she doesn't know things. When she's got an opportunity to hopefully help the Drakon's she takes the chance.

Tarrant is concerned when a woman, followed by two men from the Knights of the
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