Dragon Blood The battle against a vengeful goddess reaches a climactic point as Lily Yu must now face the ultimate challenge in a dangerous new realm without her husband RuleWhen a mission to rescue five children

  • Title: Dragon Blood
  • Author: Eileen Wilks
  • ISBN: 9780399583155
  • Page: 107
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • The battle against a vengeful goddess reaches a climactic point as Lily Yu must now face the ultimate challenge in a dangerous new realm without her husband, RuleWhen a mission to rescue five children stolen by an Old One falls apart under the assault of a demon prince, Lily wakes up in a strange reality and is immediately taken captive by the dragon spawn who rule therThe battle against a vengeful goddess reaches a climactic point as Lily Yu must now face the ultimate challenge in a dangerous new realm without her husband, RuleWhen a mission to rescue five children stolen by an Old One falls apart under the assault of a demon prince, Lily wakes up in a strange reality and is immediately taken captive by the dragon spawn who rule there Jumping worlds has fractured her party, and Cynna is her only companion Although the clock is ticking, time works differently, and Lily has miraculously gained a week That means seven days to free herself, find Rule and the others, rescue the children, and make it home alive All before the dragon spawn holding her hostage trade her to the Old One It would almost be doable if this weren t L ng Jia also known as Dragonhome the birthplace of dragons.

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    1. Eileen Wilks

      Eileen Wilks first book, a Silhouette Desire published in 1996, hit the USA Today Bestseller List and was nominated for Romantic Times Best First Short Contemporary award Since then, her books have appeared consistently on national bestseller lists With thirty two books in print and novellas in nine anthologies, she has been a finalist in the prestigious Rita Awards three times, as well as receiving several nominations from Romantic Times, including one for Career Achievement in Series Romantic Suspense.Each book in her World of the Lupi series gains a larger audience It was originally sold in the Romance section of bookstores, but and you will be able to find copies cross shelved under Sci Fi and Fantasy as the popularity of the series grows Eileen has lived in the West Texas town of Midland, TX for over 30 years three years as a young teen, and the remaining years since she moved back here as an adult When she first started writing over 10 years ago, it hit her like the first drink for an alcoholic or the first kiss for Romeo and Juliet.She came to writing romance in a roundabout way Having read and loved science fiction for years, that s where she first tried her hand when the writing bug bit Somehow her stories always ended up having a strong romantic subplot, but she hadn t read a romance since the early 80 s and didn t think those little books were her kind of stories But when a friend in her critique group began working on a romance novel, Wilks decided she needed to give the genre another try She asked her friend to recommend some titles and quicker than you can say Jayne Ann Krentz, she fell in love The genre had been busy growing up while she wasn t watching These days, with romances comprising over 50% of the mass market books published in the U.S there are romances to appeal to almost every taste historicals, paranormals and contemporaries that range from romantic suspense to romantic comedy, from inspirational to sizzling.Eileen covered a lot of territory before coming home to Midland, having lived in Canada and Venezuela as well as twelve U.S cities in five states Profile taken from the author s site with her permission.

    279 thoughts on “Dragon Blood”

    1. This book was very detailed! It was difficult to connect to the plot when you are given a description of everything throughout the entire novel. I felt that with some editing to remove the excessive, detailed, descriptions this would be a solid 5 star read, As it stands it's 3.5 stars for me.I received this ARC copy of Dragon Blood from Berkley Publishing Group. This is my honest and voluntary review. Dragon Blood is set for publication Jan. 2, 2018.

    2. Full disclosure, Dragon Blood is a book I found difficult to get into, and I skimmed a bit. Parts of the story were interesting, but there was too much skipping around and far too much detailed description of random ‘stuff’. I would have loved for this book and the last one to have been a single book; with a heavy round of editing.I didn’t care for the story being set fully in the dragon realm, I much prefer the storylines that stay in the earth realm. Grandmother played a large role, that [...]

    3. Remember the Cliffhanger? aka when ppl are dying in Dis andddenly you are in another place?Yep. That's the one.Well , it goes like this: a little ofand then we got the impression of having fall into with less enfasis in the sacrifice of the virgins and more in the lupi children and where Lily is no-game. And Grandmother rocks.rtc----------------eileenwilks/#!/dragon-blood

    4. Dragon Blood takes off from where the previous book, Dragon Spawn, left readers with an annoying cliffhanger. Lily, Rule, and a number of others were in the demon world Dis, trying to retrieve the Lupi children kidnapped by dragon spawn Tom Weng and the avatar of the Great Bitch. Events were going at breakneck speed and the culminating battle was not going well, so Lily and a few others were whisked to another realm. Events from the previous book are summarized at the beginning of this one and t [...]

    5. *Source* NetGalley*Genre* Urban Fantasy*Rating* 3.0*Thoughts*Dragon Blood is the 14th installment in author Eileen Wilks World of the Lupi series. If you are a fan of this series, then you have already read Dragon Spawn. If you've read Dragon Spawn, then you know that that book is one of the very few in this series that ended on a stunning cliffhanger. This is a series that features FBI Special Agent Lily Yu, and her husband Rule Tanner who are fighting to save Earth from the Great Bitch and her [...]

    6. 2.5 ✭It took me 4 nights to read Dragon Blood. 4! I've read a 1000 page Sanderson's book in less time. Explanation upon explanation of magical theory and philosophical discussions literally were putting me to sleep. I kept reading the same paragraphs over and over and they still didn't make sense.We were left on a cliffhanger in the last book and it took until 98% of this book to get back to where we startedtime continuum and all that rot(whose explanation was also snooze worthy). It took so l [...]

    7. Eileen Wilks has been setting up a showdown between Lily, Rule and The Great Bitch for what feels like eons. This is book fourteen after all. The Great Bitch is the supreme villain, although our heroes have been fighting her minions since this series started. She has focused on Lily because she wants to use Lily’s body as an avatar on Earth. Magic does not have an effect on Lily, which makes her the perfect host. As Dragon Blood begins right where Dragon Spawn left off (cliffhanger), Lily has [...]

    8. Lily Yu, along with Rule, Cynna, Grandmother, and Gan, find themselves in Long Jia, the fabled Dragonhome, on their quest to rescue the missing Lupi children. The missing children include Rule's son Toby and Cynna's daughter Ryder. Of course, they are also trying to defeat the Great Bitch and it looks like the dragon spawn on Dragonhome have made some sort of deal with her.They are taken from Dis to Long Jia by Gan who doesn't manage to keep them all together. Cynna and Lily end up in the capito [...]

    9. At the end of the last book, I was like %$*# cliffhangersAt the end of this book, I'm like yay!!!!Good resolution to this story arc, and Wilks built the groundwork for the next story arc.There's not real "romance" in here exactly, though many other kinds of love are shown. I actually really enjoyed that, but the longer this series goes on, the more I think it's shelved in the wrong genre. Oh well.I continue to enjoy how all the characters have an internal POV in this series -- whether or not the [...]

    10. Interesting. Thankfully doesn't end on a cliffhanger. I have no idea where that brother came from. I'll probably need to do a backwards re-read -- unless it was part of a short story?

    11. I’ve enjoyed the Lupi series and looked forward to every book coming out until this one. The last book, Dragon Spawn, began to lose my interest about the time the group went to Dis and then left us in a cliffhanger that promised more of the same. This one, with its otherworldly setting, took a long time to catch my interest again, but in the last quarter the excitement finally started to build and I was pleased with the ending. Overall, however, I just don’t feel like this book is up to the [...]

    12. Originally posted at SmexyBooks-/book/show/3Favorite Quote: “You suggest we throw humans at them instead of rocks?”Reviewed by ToriWe left Dragon Spawn after the Lupi children’s’ kidnapping was arranged by the dragon spawn in return for a promised favor from the Great Bitch. She wants to use Lily’s body and in her attempts to take over the world. Lily and Rule are separated when the mission to rescue the children falls apart in a terrific battle and Gan’s attempts to save them, resul [...]

    13. So my first thought at the end of Dragon Spawn was, "Oh, no, not another Dis story!" Well, other fans of this awesome series must have expressed similar dismay because E.W. very cleverly incorporates those complaints into the words and thoughts of Lily, Cynna, Rule, and other characters throughout Dragon Blood. Made me chuckle at each occurrence. This time the story is much easier to follow because Lily remains herself and the timeline jumps are more clearly defined. Lily's grandmother's charact [...]

    14. I didn't care for the beginning, I found the story line moving too slowly, but it picked up by the midpoint of the story! I enjoyed it from that point on! Interesting story!

    15. I had such a hard time with this book, much like the one set in Dis. It was so wordy and easy to get lost with the unfamiliar setting and all the language issues.I did really like the parts with Rule and Grandmother, love how their relationship has changed. I also liked how Lily and Cynna were able to comfort and bolster each other.

    16. This was an advance reading copy.I was not very happy with the previous instalment in this series, and had thought about giving up on it. So glad I didn't, this book was great!I was also not pleased to see the book start with Rule and Lily separatedAIN I like their interactions, and I didn't think I would like their interactions with others as much (I haven't previously). But this book was really enjoyable, even with them split up.

    17. I love Lily and Rue. This was the second installment of what happens when the two of them and their friends go up against the G.B. This time they end up in Dragonhome and we learn more about dragons and their spawn, as well as more about Grandmother. I laughed at parts and held my breath at others. Some of it I was confused, but there was a lot about different theories which went over my head. I was glad to see that they remain one of my favorite couples and Grandmother is such a strong woman.

    18. The previous book left us hanging - as in cliffhanger - and book 14 finally gives us some closure. Wilks doesn't get enough credit when it comes to this wonderful series - each book is well-plotted, tons of actions, with excellent bad guys who are layered - and then there is Lily and Rule - solid, unbreakable, no need to get all lovey-dovey and spout off about their transcendent love every 5 pages - because they are better than that.Thoroughly enjoyed this visit to another realm - liked the Spaw [...]

    19. This week, I obtained and read a galley of DRAGON BLOOD by Eileen Wilks, out in January 2018. The previous volume in the series, which I'd read on vacation back in August, ends on a cliffhanger, so this was a real relief! As usual with this series, the book left some plot threads dangling and opened up some new ones, but the cliffhanger wasn't as maddening as the previous one.I've stuck with this series for so long because of the ongoing, ever-evolving relationship between Lily Yu and Rule Turne [...]

    20. Oh, this book was freaking fantastic! Taking place a week before the events of Dragon Spawn, it was so fantastic, and I really enjoyed it! Loved being in Dragonhome, it was so interesting, and the new characters and the culture! Can't wait for the next book!

    21. The last book in the series, Dragon Spawn, left things in a dire, precarious position for Lily and the others. I have been impatient to get my hands on Dragon Blood to learn their fate. The author has a gift for digging deep into the motives, background, and true emotions of her plots and characters while delivering a suspenseful and action-laced story line.Dragon Blood is the fourteenth installment in the World of the Lupi series. This strongly developed urban fantasy series that feels more lik [...]

    22. Dis ie Hell - where the children are being held; Dragonhome; Earth, OregonGan: our exdemon, who can cross realms; she brought Lily, Yu, Rule, and Cynna to safety in Dragonhome; and she helping Rule and Yu get to Lily; Lily Yu: at Dragonhome's capitol, held as prisoner, but an honored one as she has some dragon blood and is hostage for exchange with Tom Wen for the 6 children; Cynna Weaver: magic entrapped in some sort of magic cage; prisoner; trading her healing magic knowledge with Alice for in [...]

    23. This is such a hard book to rate and review it is truly not a complete book, as part of a series, and given the cliffhanger in the previous, this book relies a great deal on the one before for its motivation and conflict. I'm rating it higher because the book works within the series, moves the action forward, and sets up the next book--which I am looking forward to reading. In that respect, the book worked.However. If I hadn't had such great affection for this series and its characters, this boo [...]

    24. 2.5 star. Started off really well. Fast paced and action packed with Lily & Cynna in the heart of dragon spawn territory. With occasional checkins on grandmother, rule and Gan while Lily juggles being an honored prisoner, dragon spawn discussions and some torture things where shaping up for an exciting read. Then suddenly we are pulled out of the action for random snippets, in random palces about random people a week past. Yes I am sure they will eventually be relevant to the story but at th [...]

    25. 12/27/17Centuries ago; Tom Weng (dragon spawn) had managed to survive. Washington, DC. FBI Unit 12 had been blown to smothering’s. Bodies lay everywhere. Many gifted employees were unaccountable for. Toby, Ryder, Cynna Weaver (Lily’s companion), Diego, Sandy (4, Czos), & Noah (3 months), had been taken from their homes. 2 claws grabbed ahold of FBI SA Lily Yu (wife, werewolf, unit 12), but Gan managed to snatch her from him.Where would their journey/adventure take them next? What happene [...]

    26. Review written by Marie for Ever After Book Reviews!3.5 StarsI have to be honest here. I wasn’t a HUGE fan of this book. I’ve read the first books in the series, and I enjoyed those, but with Dragon Blood being set mostly in the dragon realm, without the earth realm, I just didn’t get nearly as in to it as I had with the previous books.Now, because I know that I am just one person, with one opinion, I have to give credit where credit is due in regard to the book. In all fairness to Ms. Wil [...]

    27. 4.5 starsLoved it!! I went into this book thinking it would be super fast paced coming off all the energy from Dargon Spawn. I was wrong and happy to be. There was just so much packed into this book and the slow build was worth it. I could FEEL Lily's anxiousness to get to the end point, to get to the "go" moment but also her desire to get as much information as possible. It was hard to wait but important to wait. The pacing is perfect from a slow build to just heart pounding, panting goodness.I [...]

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