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Dragon Next Door

(Forgotten Dragons #1)

4.21  ·  Rating details ·  1,591 ratings  ·  152 reviews
A dragon hiding among humans just found the one woman he can't resist...

As a dragon on the run from others of his kind, Tristan has only one rule: don't get involved. But when he spots Kelsie Lawton, in way over her head with a couple of street thugs, there's no way he can walk away. Especially when the dragon in him, buried and smothered for a lifetime, insists he's found
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Kindle Edition, 191 pages
Published September 18th 2019

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Angie
Girl finds trouble in a dark alley and is saved by a dragon with a secret...

This shifter novel was so unique in its dragon lore and rules. The "double dragons", dragon hearts, and Oracle were all aspects I've yet to encounter in other novels, and it was a nice change in pace. I do have to say the ending conflict ended a little too easily for my taste, especially Xander just walking off with the others like they're best friends. Overall it was a unique spin on the shifter tale with great
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Shelley
Sep 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Hes the Dragon 🐉 next door💕

Kelsie is searching for a particular artwork that is done in odd places by an artist who is unseen and she assumes the artist wants to remain anonymous, when she stumbles upon a father and son being beaten by three thugs. Not willing to step away and allow this to become someone elses problem...she steps up. But in doing so, soon realises she needs her own rescuer. This comes in the form of a tall man, with sunglasses and a voice that sends shivers up and down her
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Nana Pickrell
Sep 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: shifters
Terry Bolryder is one of my most favorite authors. Once you start a book she wrote you can't put it down. Would I like for them to be longer? Of course. But her stories are so good that I'll wait for the next one while going back and re-reading the old ones.
Michelle Woods
Oct 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
Spoilers:
First let me say this was a great book. More than great really...but it needs a good edit. The author mixed up the brothers names in multiple spots which was bad. like when they weren't even in the scene she used their name. Once I might have been okay with but when it was the fourth one it got irritating.

Two red dragon twins who hide from the world... Tristen was an artist. Being Astray (the artist) led to him finding Kelsie out searching for his art. He finds her in an alley trying
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Debbie Caswell
Sep 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is the start of another great story by this very talented author This is Tristans story he is a red dragon but what is unusual is that he is also a twin with Xander this is highly unusual in the dragon world meaning they can never form a triad like other dragons

When Tristan comes to the aid of Kelsey a human woman who has stepped in to help a father and son been attacked, he has no idea what he has started Kelsey is wandering around the disreputable areas of the town as she has realised
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Denise
Sep 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romances, paranormal
Cute dragon shifter story about Tristan, who is trying to hide from the local double dragons, and Kelsie, a photographer of street art. When Tristan comes upon Kelsie in a fight with wolf shifters (of course she doesn't know what they are), he feels compelled to jump in and protect her. His life saving doesn't end there and he finally decides that he will have to offer his services to protect her while she searches out the street art of Astray, an artist who tends to hide his work in hard to ...more
Samm Lynn
Sep 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have been hoping for a return of the Double Dragons (the Bad Dragons - reverse harem - was good but not among my favorites) and this story brought them back with a fantastic twist (not writing about it as I don't want to spoil the surprise). This whole story is built on misunderstandings and cross-purposes and misguidance, all of which keep Tristan isolated and away from the dragon community.

Tristan and Kelsie are perfectly matched in all ways (except she is a dragonheart and will fight for
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Cheri
Sep 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Kelsie loves art. Her avocation is taking photos of art especially, one artist. When her hunt gets her in trouble trying to help a man and his small son being asaulted she steps in. Not very smart, three big bad guys and her since the man is down.

Tristan shouldn't interfere. He's in hiding and trying hard to stay under the radar. Yet, he can't let her be hurt. Something about her pulls at him. Their second meeting is another rescue. So begins their getting to know and want each other. There are
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Christina Rodrigues
Sep 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
I love Terry Bolryders books and Dragon Next Door, the first book in her new Forgotten Dragon series, is no exception.

Tristan, and his twin brother Xander are rare, red, twin dragon shifters who have been hiding for almost a century. Their rarity forces them to staying away from all other shifters and humans. Life is endless and lonely. Things change one night when Tristan is drawn to a beautiful human in need of rescuing. Kelsie Lawton, is a harding working photographer looking to make ends
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Sherry Koch
Sep 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Kelsie studied Art History and Photography, which definitely is her passion, but unfortunately her passion alone won't pay the bills. When she's not working she wanders around the city looking for street art from the elusive Astray. His art usually isn't in the nicest areas, so it's ot that surprising that she finds herself in a dangerous situation. Of course she didn't think before she rushed in to help someone. Thankfully a handsome stranger saves her.

Tristan and his twin brother Xander are
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Nikki
Sep 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
Dragon Next Door by Terry Bolryder is a 4 star read.
Kelsie Lawton is a photographer chasing a street artist named Astray when she stumbles on a father and son in an alleyway being beaten by 3 huge guys, trying to save the day but only making things worse for herself when she comes out of hiding looking to protect them, but lucky for her and unlucky for the bullies another huge guy comes to their rescue.
Tristan has spent his life in hiding but the moment he sets eyes on Kelsie in trouble he
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Janice
Sep 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I Got this book to Review & am not influenced by this

This is a first book in the series & I loved it you had the rare dragons as they are twins both Red & was left by their parents when young to defend for themselves
Tristan Saves Kelsie along with two others & expect that to be it but Kelsie needs saving again both can't stop thinking about each other
The twins have to keep leaving because being the paired dragons run them out as they believe that they could be evil & may even
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Corda
Jan 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loved it. Good story, nice flow, hot sexy alpha male, strong female. Perfect combo to solve the mystery of Tristan and Xander's background.
Tiffani Rippy
Sep 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love this fun new spin off. You get to meet Tristan and Kelsie. Their story is fun and sweet and based around one of my favorite things, art. There were a couple of parts that made me laugh and are sure to make you laugh too. I great quick read to escape in for a day.

This is my honest opinion of this title.
Melody
Sep 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Kelsie & Tristan

Thoroughly enjoyed reading Kelsie & Tristan's story very much. I love reading a happy ever after story it makes me feel better after a very hard day. Eagerly waiting for the next book in this series. Thank you for writing this story.
Tesha
Oct 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
New Dragons

I always worry I wont get more of this world. But she always makes my heart happy. I loved these outcasts. What a great addition to the world that Terry created. Can't wait for Xanders story.
Karen
Sep 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book deserves more than five stars.
Plot is definitely interesting and well developed.
The chemistry between the main characters is sweet and sexy.
If you like dragons romance than I definitely recommend this book.
I voluntarily reviewed a copy of this book.
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Debbie Tsikuris
Dragon Next Door book 1

Wonderful storyline. Really enjoyed. Thank you Terry Bolryder another great book. I can a!ways count on you to take me on a terrific adventure!
Fran Zoch, LSoR
Oct 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love her dragons

I have not read a book of this author's that I havent liked , and finding dragons who are not in a triad is awesome !!
Kim Gauger
Sep 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
amazing read dragon

This was so good! I loved their chemistry and the fact they didn't realize a bunch of things. This was really goos
Cathy Pardue
Mar 22, 2020 rated it really liked it
Tristan and Kelsie

I really liked the characters, but especially Tristan and his twin Xander. Their story pulls at the heart strings. Tristan and his brother are exiled from the dragon community after being abandoned by their parents for being twins. They are an anomaly. They move around a lot to stay under the radar. That low key thing gets blown out of the water when Tristan meets Kelsie. She is a photographer that is trying texting find works of art by a street artist. She goes to unsavory
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April
Mar 03, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, paranormal
Tristan is a red dragon and a twin, which makes him unusual and his parents made him think he is an outcast.
Tristan saves Kelsie from three wolves. Kelsie is out looking for art by Astray. Tristan tells he will go with her and show her art by Astray. They fall in love.
Tristan and twin Xander encounter the local dragons and during confrontation it looks like they don't have to be outcasts.
Kelsie is Tristan's mate.
emily terra
Apr 07, 2020 rated it it was ok
Dragons where to being. Each author has their on take on their stories and Terry Bolryder isn't any different. However even though the plot was good there wasn't enough of a story for me i wanted more of the struggle to be together and the fight to be together. I wanted to get in the author's mind and pull more from her on the whole story. I love to read and this left me feeling like there wasn't enough to keep me reading the series.
JennB
Mar 10, 2020 rated it it was ok
Shelves: dnf
Nope.

Almost made it. Story was intriguing enough, but From the beginning Kelsie was a grating character. Then she completely lost me in the first sex scene:

-She came again, cursing herself for being so easy.
What?
-She could risk it. He nodded. Im clean. She was too horny to care.
SLAP!!
And of course she came again...*eyeroll*

I love a good dragon smut, but this was ridiculous.

Dnf. Rating based on what I did read.
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Sandra Aaron
Feb 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is a good start to the Forgotten Dragons series. It features a likable couple, and has a slightly different take on the dragons than Terry's other dragon series have. I liked that these dragons are a little different, and hope that we will find out more later about why that is.

Tristan and Kelsie are likable, but Tristan's backstory was sad. I was glad that he found Kelsie, and didn't have to be alone anymore. Kelsie took too many risks, and needed Tristan to keep her safe, since she was
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Charlene  Kaup
Wonderful read!

Absolutely wonderful characters that interact with each other beautiful! Fabulous plot twists and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat. I recommend this series.
Carol
Apr 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Sweet

The couple were so sweet together. Enjoyed reading this tender love story of two virgins artistic souls.
Was a little confused about why the dragons avoided others, didnt make sense that others wouldnt have convinced them otherwise.
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Meg
Apr 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Enjoyed

I always know Ill enjoy Terrys books. A fun sexy light hearted story that has a great ending. Love the new Dragon world she has created here.
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Kei
Mar 23, 2020 rated it did not like it
Shelves: 英語-english
DNF on 30-something percent on account of intolerable female protagonist, complete absence of logic or sense, and increasing frequency if irritating writing quality.
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