I was in the mood for some growly bears – I know, but sometimes I want bear shifters. Don’t judge! I was searching on Amazon, and while I sometimes want growly bears, I tend to avoid dragons. Don’t ask me why, if I can buy a guy turning into a bear, wolf, panther or whatever, I should be fine with one turning into a dragon, but eh…
After some contemplating, I decided to give New Addiction (Wingspan 1) by April Kelley a try. It’s dragons, yes, but there is a bear, too. A growly, grumpy, pig-headed bear.
I’m glad I read this, it wasn’t exactly what I was after, but it held my attention. I was a bit annoyed by the characters’ inability to compromise, but they’re dragons and bears – what do you expect?
Caerwyn, our dragon, has a lot of family problems to deal with. Rory, our bear, is afraid to lose his freedom. There is some friction between them, but as the problems around them escalate, they learn to work together.
There are some loose ends, a vampire problem that isn’t solved among other things, but it’s the first in a series, so I guess answers will come later on.
If you’re into dragons, give it a go!
The first time Caerwyn meets his mate, it ends with rejection, growling, and bear shifters…oh, my!
After his parents die in a tragic car accident, dragon shifter Caerwyn Lewis doesn’t know how to grieve properly, not that he really has time. He has siblings that are relying on him to pay off the debt their parents incurred on the farm. Also, he has a brother who isn’t taking their parents’ death well. The last thing he needs is a distraction, but that’s what he gets when his Alpha calls him in to help another neighboring shifter town. The distraction comes in the form of a handsome but grumpy bear shifter named Rory.