Review: Luck of the Dragon
Luciana de Luca has a PhD in sass and gemology—and a problem. Her twin brother’s gambling debts have gotten out of hand, and a mob enforcer is blackmailing her to rob the latest, greatest mega-casino on the Strip. Although Lucy has worked her whole life to get away from her family’s grifter past, to save her brother, she dons three-inch heels and a sluts-r-us dress and struts into Alec’s Gerald’s casino, determined to put her long-forgotten thieving ways to the test again.
Alec Gerald, a shape-shifting dragon, has built the Crown Jewel casino to provide sanctuary for his people amongst the flash and awe of Las Vegas. Unfortunately, the sexy little thief trying to rob his gem exhibit turns out to be his mate, and he must woo her before he loses his dragon form forever. With enemies in every corner, and the all-important mating ceremony looming, Alec and Lucy must learn to trust each other, before time runs out for Alec and the rest of the dragons.
Our review of Luck of the Dragon
Fate has a way of stepping in when you least expect it and that is exactly how things turned out for Lucy. She is a sassy lady with a PhD in gemology and from the school of hard knocks. She has been estranged from her grifter family for years when her brother gets into a situation he can't get himself out of it. Together they decide to rob the biggest casino on the Vegas strip which unbeknownst to them is owned by a very powerful clan of dragon shifters but fate isn't done with Lucy yet.
Alec, King of the dragons and owner of the casino, soon finds the irresistible thief is his mate. He coerces Lucy to kiss him in order save herself and her brother and also to prove to himself they are meant to be together. All dragon shifters spend their entire lives racing against time to find and claim one meant to be theirs. Alec knows Lucy has an incredible reputation as a leading gemologist and would not risk her reputation if it wasn't really important. His need to protect his mate drives him to make a deal that will finally seal both their fates.
Luck of the Dragon is a great first installment in what promises to be an amazing series. The book is well written, with a captivating story line and characters that are so well written they leap off the page. I was further impressed by the development of the secondary characters and found myself wondering about their futures long after I finished the book. Don't miss this one!
Review by Julia for ILVN