Dark Kings #3
September 25, 2012
For centuries, the immortals knows as the Dragon Kings have hidden their shapeshifting powers from the world. But when a mortal enemy threatens to expose them, the warrior Banan must leave his secret lair in the Highlands, risk his life for the dragons within – and resist the temptations of human love…
Jane Holden has never considered herself beautiful. But when the impossibly handsome Banan casts his gaze upon her, smoldering with sensuality, she feels like the sexiest woman on earth. Banan, however, is a man on a mission. He refuses to succumb to this modern woman’s charms – or his own desires. Two of his warrior brethren have already surrendered to forbidden love. But as the danger closes in, Banan realizes that he needs to possess Jane – mind, body, and soul. For she is more than his match.
She is his destiny…
Banan glanced up at she sky through the buildings cluttering London as he pressed the accelerator and proceeded through the intersection.
Anger simmered at the freedom he was denied. It had been decades since he’d dared to spread his wings and take to the sky. There had been a time dragons outnumbered people, but that time was so long ago it almost seemed a dream now.
Banan let out a deep breath. He was a Dragon King, but he no longer had any dragons to rule. They were gone. But at least they were safe.
“All you have to do is discover what they know,” Banan said to Elena in order to turn his mind off the past. “Guy will make sure you are no’ harmed.”
“And you?” she whispered, her gaze meeting his in the rear view mirror.
Banan grinned confidently. “I’m here to ensure that whoever it is who dared to send people onto our land and see us in dragon form can no’ talk anymore.”
There was no more need for words. It had been said over and over again. And the plan was flawless. PureGems had contacted Elena after learning Sloan had died while they were caving on Dreagan land. It hadn’t taken Elena and Guy long to give into their attraction, or for Elena to tell him all she knew.
Which fortunately for Guy, hadn’t been very much. Yet, Elena had wanted to get to the bottom of it just as much as they had.
So when PureGems offered to fly Elena back to London via helicopter, it had put their plan into motion. With all of Dreagan’s connections, it was easy enough for Banan to take the place of a driver at PureGems.
He, Guy, and Rhys had made the trip to London ahead of Elena, and it had taken everything he had to keep Guy from going to his woman and ruining their carefully thought out plan.
As Banan pulled to the cub in front of PureGems, he spotted Rhys hiding in an alley across the street. Banan would hazard a guess that Guy was up on a rooftop somewhere observing.
“Remember, Elena, as soon as you have information, get out,” Banan said. “Guy willna wait long for you.”
She leaned forward and grasped the handle of the door. “Just make sure Guy doesn’t get hurt.”
Banan turned his head and smiled as he rested his arm across the back of the seat. “You keep forgetting we’re immortal.”
“I don’t forget,” she said with a roll of her eyes. “I just can’t quite believe nothing will harm any of you. I’m doing this to keep Guy and all the Dragon Kings at Dreagan secret.”
“And we appreciate it more than you know.”
She put her hand atop his. “I hope I can get the information. I’ve not been here that long. They don’t trust me fully yet.”
“And Guy willna allow you to risk your life too long. See what you can get. If it’s no’ enough, then we’ll figure out another way. The main thing is that you come out of this unharmed. Guy would never survive something happening to you.”
She gave a nod and slid out of the Mercedes. Banan watched until she was inside PureGems before he turned his head to where Rhys hid.
For millennia, the magic they had used to block their feelings from developing anything with humans had never been touched. Why had that suddenly changed? Banan had seen how Hal and Guy had reacted upon falling for their women.
He didn’t want to do the same.
Too much was at stake for him to allow emotions to get in the way. They would only complicate his duty, which was why no matter what, he wasn’t going to allow some woman to jeopardize that.
Banan has never had a problem using humans to help further hide the Dragon Kings. Not once has he ever thought twice about lying regarding who he was to get what he wants. After all, he'd been one of the Kings who had fought to save mankind.
But all that changes the moment he sees Jane Holden. It's his duty to get close to her and discover any secrets she might have regarding the Kings, but when her life is threatened, Banan doesn't hesitate to save her. Or show her who he really is.
Dragon Color: Dark Blue
Favored Region: Mountains
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Donna Grant has been praised for her “totally addictive” and “unique and sensual” stories. She’s the author of more than twenty novels spanning multiple genres of romance—Scottish Medieval, dark fantasy, time travel, paranormal, and erotic. Her latest acclaimed series, Dark Sword, features a thrilling combination of Druids, primeval gods, and immortal Highlanders who are dark, dangerous, and irresistible. She lives with her husband, two children, a dog, and three cats in Texas.
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The Dark Kings series is a spin off the Dark Warriors series and Dark Sword series.
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