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Hunted by the Dragon

4.52  ·  Rating details ·  50 ratings  ·  43 reviews

When the questionable cellphone photo of a flying black reptile is splashed over the internet, online news reporter Crystal Logan ventures to the small town of Winchester to find out just how real this alleged sighting is.

If her suspicions are right, this could lead to solving a heartbreaking nightmare that has
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Published February 1st 2020 by KDP
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Addison Carmichael
Jan 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I had a great time and a lot of fun writing this book. Dragons are a fav of mine, and the thought of creating a dragon world has always been on my ultimate to-do writing list. I hope all of you have as much fun reading this series as I have writing it!
Jan 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
There were many times where I thought the book was about to end then a new twist came about and the book continued. Loved the main character, Crystal, she is strong and independent . Also love her love interest Derek, sounds like a real hunk from the description. There are many other interesting characters in the town, including the villain. Lots to this book, definitely can recommend.
I received an advance review copy for free, and I am leaving this review voluntarily.
Patricia Hoffstaetter
Feb 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: finished-reading
An excellent start to a new series & this fascinating dragon shifter romance will grab the reader’s attention within the first few pages & will keep it until the last page has been turned & it can be read as a standalone. The well-paced plot is very interesting with some unusual or unexpected situations. The unique characters are strong-willed individuals that display realistic emotional feelings & react accordingly to them.
There is: a small town sheriff (Derek Reaves) has a
Terri Pietrowski
Jan 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book in this new series by Addison Carmichael.
Cryss is reporter and arrive in town to investigate the report of a dragon, that was spotted flying over the town. With an illegal gathering in the town square, the person Cryss was to meet was not there, only tourists, alien and paranormal hunters that gathered and the sheriffs and his deputies, sending people away. Looking for the dragon wasn't Cryss only reason for coming to town, Cryss needed to know where she is.
Derek the
Jan 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Amazing! Addison unleashes this tantalizing, heart pounding, pulse racing, adrenaline pumping, page flipping bombshell that hooks you from the start and reels you in for the duration. A tightly coiling vortex of daunting contingencies and a bevy of surprising events launch this baby into a tizzy with stunning impacts. Add the magic, drama, distress, revelations, turmoil and perplexing situations along with a boatload of trouble, you have one exciting ride. Boasting
Denise Van plew
Jan 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
First time in reading this author with her tempting me with dragons. Crystal is also curious about what is going on. Derek will be the male in this that makes our heart go pitter patter. There is a secret but this place wants it kept secret and thanks to a picture tons have come to see for themselves. Following these two actually was a joy. I also kept turning the pages to see what occurs next and how this unravels. We see who actually gets hunted. Enjoyed this one zot. Will try and catch this ...more
Caroline Doig
Feb 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is one amazing story I loved it, someone took a photo of a dragon flying in the sky now there are crazy people everywhere. Crystal is a reporter she’s not going there to get a story she’s going there because of her tragic past, sheriff Derek is not happy with all of the crazy people in his small quiet little town and he’s especially not happy with the nosy reporter asking too many questions. Both have secrets that they are trying to keep hidden but their fates are entwined and there is ...more
Jan 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Addison Carmichael has done it again! She created another wild ride! You think things are going right, but then she takes a sharp left turn, and it's fun and exciting, like being on a rollercoaster.

The characters come to life and I quickly found myself caring about them. To the extent I found myself yelling at them about things they don't know yet... like when you're watching a horror movie and the characters go into the dark basement: "Wait! No! Don't!"

I received an ARC.
sherri jones-teachout
Jan 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Is she the last of her kind? Cryss’ whole village was wiped out seventeen years when she was thirteen by arcan hunters. She believes she is the only dragon shifter left, until a sighting of a dragon is in the news. And the sighting is from where she used to live and where her village was attacked. She goes there to see if it could possibly be her sister or another of the kids she thought died years ago. But Derek, the sheriff of the town won’t grand her an interview and wants her out of town, ...more
Dorothy  Scott
Jan 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Cryss hears about a sighting that sends her to Winchester. She has a larger mystery she is desperate to solve. Derek doesn’t like the upheaval in his town, especially from the nosy reporter. He has his own secrets to hide. Hunted By The Dragon is a well written novel that I recommend.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Jan 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ng
This is my first read from this author and I really liked it I am a huge shifter fan so this was a great fit for me. The plot was good and had plenty going on to hold my interest right until the end with lots of twists and turns it had me on the edge of my seat. I would definitely recommend this book I cannot wait to read more.
Ruiz Kim
Feb 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
Definitely enjoyed this book. It has an intriguing storyline with lots of twists and turns. Definitely surprises I wasn't expecting. Strong characters an interesting town. Looking forward to seeing what is coming next. I received a free copy of the book and I am voluntarily leaving a review
Jan 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Great book, story line and characters well written, would recommend to those who like paranormal romance, highly reccommend

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Jan 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
Nice story full of action. A shifter wants to protect his identity a woman who tries to find a dragon. What would happen? Well created story with good background. Nice read, relaxing and sweet.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Jeanne Richardson
Feb 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is the 1st book I've read written by Addison Carmichael; she has done a great job at writing a good book; I can’t wait to read more of her books.

The story line caught my attention at the very beginning and kept me interested throughout the entire book.

I loved the chemistry between the characters.

I received a free copy of this book via booksprout and I’m voluntarily leaving a review.
Jan 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Cryss is a reporter that is chasing a story about a dragon siting in the Black Sky Mountains. The sheriff Derek Reaves tries to keep her from discovering the secret of the town. And then there is the town doctor who seems to have secrets of his own. Cryss is determined to find out all the town secrets and which ones will lead to the dragon. While keeping her secrets well hidden. This is a really great story and I look forward to reading the second in the series. All books can be read as a stand ...more
Andrea Lecras-mchale
Jan 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A real fire-breathing Dragon? This was a very good, interesting, and well written story. Great start to a series.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Jan 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
Loved it

I loved this book. I thought it was going one way and it went another. I loved the romance and I really can't wait to read the next book. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who likes shifter books. You will love this one.
Barbie-Ann Clark
Jan 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
After reading this book I had to take a little time to compose myself and get my thoughts clear in my head before I put them in a review.
Wow this book was amazingly written. Once I started I couldn’t put it down till I was finished. This book has twists and turns you don’t know what’s happening. will they all get there happily ever after or will it all go wrong. To find out what happens go buy the book. You won’t be disappointed I wasn’t.
Jan 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Crystal is a fantastic and strong character. This story keeps moving with all the twists and turns. I has a lot of fun reading this book. This is a very interesting story that I look forward to reading more of this series.

I am voluntarily leaving an unbiased, honest review.
Katie Komo
Jan 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
My biggest issue with this book was the formatting and editing. I did read an advance copy of the book, in exchange for feedback, so hopefully that’s fixed before final publication. Reading the blurb, I would have read this book regardless because it’s right up my alley.

That said, this was a great story. I loved the characters and how their stories unfolded. There is a twist that I did not predict, which was great. I like to be surprised- as much as I read, it’s an indicator of great
Alexandra Speer
Jan 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Addison is a great writer (I can see why she's English/writing major). I was on the edge of my seat the entire time!!! Excellent book and impeccably written as well.

The characters come to live right at the start, and I've grown to care about them very quickly. The story is absolutely amazing, and I'm looking very much forward to the next book in the series.

There are so many scenarios that I could think of - Addison always makes me spin my brain wheels and think of many possible variations of
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I will admit that I started the story expecting to get a fun, easy paranormal romance- but that was not really what this was all about. Instead, Hunted by the Dragon was a mystery, with tons of twists and discoveries, developed characters, and engaging plot that left me wanting more, showing that this hidden dragon world has secret depths left to uncover! Sure, there was moments of romance, but it did not feel like the focus of the
Cranky - The Book Curmudgeon
Feb 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing

A wonderful story about shifters that doesn’t feel like a shifter story. In the beginning you aren’t even sure why the people are being killed. The story is fast paced at first and takes you in. The children are sent to safety only to disappear. Then we fast forward seventeen years and it feels like a whole different story except the location is the same.

I couldn’t put this book down and read it in one day. I found it well written and spellbinding. The characters are confusing in a
Emily Pennington
Feb 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed
Someone with a cell phone had managed to take a picture and post it on social media – a real dragon flying in the mountains! Hearing about the dragon siting in Winchester, Crystal Logan immediately heads there. She was not there as the typical reporter checking out a wild story, but had her own personal nightmares to resolve in this one. With the enormous crowd of crazies gathered in the town square, Cryss couldn’t find the contact she was supposed to meet, however. Her mind returned to the ...more
Feb 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Hunted by the Dragon
There has been a dragon sighting over a small town in Colorado. There seems to be photographic evidence. Crystal Logan, a news reporter goes to Winchester to find out if there is any truth. This news story is personal. Crystal or Cryss has been having nightmares about dragons since she was young, this may help her.
She meets the handsome but suspicious Sheriff of Winchester Derek Reeves. He tells her that it was just a false sighting and she should leave with all the other
Jan 30, 2020 rated it liked it
A very good paranormal adventure mystery. I really liked the mystery element that run through the story and am sure this will appeal especially to younger readers. The romance element need no PG rating as all love scenes were only alluded to. I felt the romance was more incidental to the story than the mystery adventure and only in as far as a hero and heroine is needed for the plot point. That said, the development of the relationship, although for timeline purposes quick, does feel genuine ...more
Feb 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Having read and reviewed Ms. Carmichael’s Sons of the Alpha series, I must say I was anticipating digging into her new series Black Sky Dragons about dragon shifters since one lone dragon did make an appearance at the end of Hunter.

First off, it was great to see the Arcana Hunters making a return. Now do they play a big roll in the plot? Are they behind everything? You’ll have to read to find out!

The story begins with a bang in the prologue. I will admit, I am not a person for prologues. I
Annie Fitzgerald
Feb 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Great read from start to finish. Derek is a small town sheriff and what he thought was the only dragon shifter left after he thought his whole town was killed. Crystal is following a lead to a small town under the guise of a story but really hoping to find her sister after she disappeared and was presumed to be dead. When the two meet they instantly clash yet fight their attraction for each other. As they realize they are mates Crystal is kidnapped. Can Derek save his mate in time and keep her ...more
Sydney M Neblett
Feb 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
There is nothing worse then a reporter on a mission
Especially when it is personal. This is the perfect beginning to a brand-new series. The author has returned with all of the hooks that draw you into a great story. Right from the beginning she starts to build and shape her characters into ones that we will want to follow through to their HEAs, then she throws in a story that builds and builds until the crescendo breaks at the end. I love the byplay between the two leads and how everything goes
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Addison Carmichael has been a storyteller since she was a young girl. Even then every tale she imagined had a romantic element that grabbed front and center. She is absolutely in love with love—giving it, receiving it, then sending it back out into the world. She believes there is something miraculous and supernatural about true love in every form, and incorporates this magical element into all