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Obsidian Wings

(Soul of a Dragon #1)

3.36  ·  Rating details ·  302 ratings  ·  35 reviews

A scarred, mortal witch. A dragon-shifter with a terrifying reputation.

Constance Rinehart has a tortured past. Her mother died in the hands of a ruthless man, and she grew up with a closed heart. After recent bandit raids, Evernbrook is starving for food, forcing Constance to sacrifice herself in the Offering—an event where young maidens are mated to dragon gods. When sh
Kindle Edition, 227 pages
Published March 5th 2018
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Candace Tidwell
Feb 25, 2019 rated it liked it
My review will encompass all three books of this series. The storyline is interesting but seemed rushed. One second Constance is terrified the next she was crazed with lust. She kept having an internal debate that seemed to drag out, to the point I was getting annoyed with her. The best book of the series seemed to be the last. Everything the first two installments seemed to lack finally shined through in the third and final book. I have mixed feelings, obviously, about this series. You may not ...more

Obsidian Wings has two things that draw me into a novel.

1. Blurb jolt. I love blurbs that pull me in and make me feel like I gotta read that story. Obsidian Wings has one.

2. Pretty cover and title. Now, I’m not one to base a book off its cover. Some of the best novels I’ve read have had hideous covers. However, it was the cover of Obsidian Wings that initially enticed me to click on it while scrolling Amazons recommendations.

But, I felt these two things is all this novel had going for it.
♥️Fantasy Land  Book Reviewer♥️
This is my first Clara Hartley book and I was really excited to read it. I love dragon stories and this one sounded awesome. But I have to say it took a bit for me to get into it.

I love Rayse. For a dragon, he takes a lot of crap from his mate. He takes a lot a crap from everyone, but he has his reasons and he does take care of everyone. So I will give him that.

I did not enjoy Constance. She was way to whinny. I understood to a point where she was coming from, due to her past. But dang get ove
May 25, 2019 rated it liked it
This book went too fast. There was not enough writing of what characters looked like and the actual setting of certain places. Sure there was some, but not enough to get an actual picture forming in your head.

I didn’t mind trying to guess what everything looked like, but just a bit more detail would’ve been awesome.

I liked the parts of the story. The bond between Constance and Rayse evolving was nice. A little of character development was great.

Only things that were a bit weird was Constance’
Tiera McMillian
Jul 09, 2018 rated it liked it
Very similar to a beauty and the beast retell I’ve read. Though not left with a cliffhanger the story ends well before it’s done. Very fast read. I have a feeling that the FMC and this “mother” are going to have to fight this out.
Sep 06, 2018 rated it did not like it
Terrible. Really should have just DNF'd it but I seems I'm incapable of that.

The indecision and complete back and forth of decisions really grated at me.

The characters were horrible and undeveloped.

Constance was a complete wimp and wanted to save the people who wanted to murder her. Because of course why not let them try again?

The whole dragon inside me can't stop me from trying to bang you even if you're crying was also horrendously done and whilst also being juat lazy writing, but also extreme
Julia Red Hatter Book Blog
I'm not quite sure where to start with this review. I was so excited to read this but I was let down. I'm in love with Rayse, he was awesome. Completely understanding, yet also bloodthirsty. He's a warrior and needs to come across as heartless but he's most definitely not. Rayse is clan leader to the dragons and every five years they head to the human villages to see if their mate is there. Rayse finds his mate, Constance.

Unfortunately, I wasn't a big fan of Constance and found myself rolling m
Johnnie-Marie Howard
Mar 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: r2r
One single day is all this story took me to read. I was hooked right from page one and couldn't get enough by the end I was craving more. Rayse what an alpha of all alpha men, he's strong determined and deep down has this sweet side but don't let his dragon know that. Constance this sweet and clam woman get's mixed with the dragons and slowly starts to come out of her shell, that's something really beautiful to be able to see btw. The chemistry and spark between the 2 characters are not somethin ...more
Ashley Carr, LSoR
Mar 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars

I was drawn into this story from page one and finished it that same day because I couldn’t put it down. Constance comes from a small village where she is studying to be a healer under her adoptive father. She has a past that has scarred her emotionally so that she is terrified of men. The village has what they call the Offering every five years to appease the dragons. The village girls offer themselves up to be mates to the dragons and exchange for money for the village. Constance, eve
Mar 29, 2019 rated it liked it
I had high hopes for this series. I love shifter books.

Every 5 years the dragons or Gods visit a town and search for their mates. This year the leader of the group Rayes - the Black Menace - found his. After 500 years of suffering, he finally found her. Only she's skittish around me, due to her background. What is a dragon supposed to do? If they don't mate he could die! (I've heard this lie before.) Inch by inch he is wearing her down. Only she is a liberal and he is a ruler of the dragons - e
Aimee Dennis
Jun 20, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2018
Enjoyed how each of the characters in this 1st book of the series Soul of a Dragon slowly developed together. Nothing about the Offering went as expected for these two or the challenges ahead of them. Each of them come from troubled pasts and cultures which have prevented them from finding the happiness they so richly deserve. Unlike most ‘insta-love’ books, this one took the time to build trust between Constance and Rayse’s relationship as well as understanding of each other’s culture and belie ...more
Laura Duval
Mar 16, 2018 rated it really liked it

I give this a 3.5 star rating.
I love paranormal romances and dragons are just one of them. This novel started off interesting but then seemed to rush into the ending. Some of the plots in the chapters needed more clarification. There were a few editing errors where the wrong characters name was used and missing words in the sentences. I'm still not sure if I like the heroine yet or not. The hero, Rayse is an interesting person though. He needs more growth as a character as well. Now the
May 14, 2018 rated it liked it
Mystery, intrigue, blood and flames all wrapped up in a story.

Rayse and Constance don’t get the best start out as mates and this story depicts the troubles Rayse faces as he learns humility and compassion.

This story was written well and had potential to explore other avenues that were only briefly touched upon. The plot while intriguing was stretched out and the conclusion fell short of satisfied.

There is potential in this series for more information and detailed explanations to make for an am
Spunky N Sassy
Mar 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Spunky N Sassy Rating: 5.0

~~~~~~~~~~Julie's ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review~~~~~~~~~~

The Dragons come every five years to find their mates. Constance is chosen by Rayse. He takes her to his home and she begins the journey of a lifetime. She is terrified but realizes that he will not hurt her. She grows accustom to their ways and soon danger is lurking. He must complete the bonds with her for him to remain, but he vows not to push her. Can she accept him in time or will they both be lost forever? This book has awes
Marisa Valle
Jul 03, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy, supes, romance
Constance frankly got on my nerves. She is always so indecisive and when she does make a choice it's usually the wrong one. I understand her trauma and that it wasn't easy for her to get over her fears but she knowingly put her man in mortal danger several times. She was also very quick to judge & hurl insults that she knew would offend him deeply. For the most part very selfish until the very end. I liked him because even though he was driven by animal instincts he reined himself in and gen ...more
Lost in Words
Nov 05, 2018 rated it liked it
A mixed bag

The story was good. The author skilled. The characters interesting. Sadly the heroine close to detestable. Regardless of her past trauma, her inability to grasp her situation and her mate's left me thinking not only was she annoying and weak but also illogical and stupid. I got 95 percent through this book and the heroine annoyed me so much I had no desire to finish it. At 95 percent!!!!! So my advice is to enjoy the rest of the story but skip over the whiny chick. Should be a short r
Apr 09, 2018 rated it it was ok
The storyline could be good but the main girl is some whinny sad little girl.
The hero a strong powerful dragon and choose her as his mate. he is the leader of a big dragon clan. With her help some really bad cruel dragons get nothing but a little slap in the hands. Because she is oh so good and forgiven.
It gets annoy really fast. He is the big bad monster yada yada.
Natalie panda eyes
May 03, 2018 rated it it was ok

Written well but I didn’t like the characters. Constance is whiny and hurtful. I know she has a fear of men but she was awful and immature. Rayse is constantly fighting his dragon side. I won’t be reading the next one. Felt anticlimactic and they were just a dumb couple. There wasn’t any highs or lows it was just on even ground. I did like Shen and Greta.
Debra Stubbins
Nov 23, 2018 rated it liked it
A character to hate, storyline was good though

WOW, I have never read a book yet that had such a selfish character, but boy o boy, Constance sure is one selfish biatch!Not really a character that I like and it is such a pity she was destined for the dragon leader, Rayse.
jane corrigan
Sep 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great read

Really enjoyed the book and couldn't put it down. I can't wait for the next one, which I hope will be soon!
Vanessa Vargas
Jul 10, 2018 rated it really liked it

This book from page one had me hooked. I couldn't put it down until I was finished. I will be ready the next one right away.
Paula Armour
Jul 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Enjoyed this book,

This is a good read, I'm excited to find out what happens in the next book. Ill be re-reading this book in the future.
Jupitara Kalita
Jun 13, 2018 rated it liked it
Okay novel

The novel is okay. Can read but the female character is weak. The relationship between the main character should have been explored more.
Denise Masters
Jun 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
Enjoyed it!!
 ♡ One Click Romance ♡

The books was entertaining and left me curious enough to read the next.

The characters and story were okay, the writing as well.
Apr 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing

Wow, i love a good dragon book and this has deffinantly done it for me. Cant wait to read the other books.
Christine Pizzo
Jul 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great book

Really liked this story, it is an easy flowing story with great characters and a good plot. Definitely worth reading and I'm planning on getting book 2 in the series.
Mar 23, 2018 rated it liked it
Easy quick read

It was a short, but nice book. I did want too kill the female lead sometimes, because she was so bloody stupid.
May 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
Dragon Mating

Enjoyed the book. What happens when you find your soul mate, but she doesn't return your feelings. Involves love and dragon fights and a little witch craft.
mrs m mc gilligan
Aug 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Book 1

Really enjoyed reading this and I'm looking forward to the next instalment. I love discovering new authors that write the stuff I love to read.
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