From New York Times and #1 internationally best-selling author Lara Adrian, a romantic urban fantasy short story set in a dark post-apocalyptic world.Tough female mercenary Nisha the Heartless is hired to transport mysterious cargo arrived from exotic New Asia to a well-paying client. But things... show more
From New York Times and #1 internationally best-selling author Lara Adrian, a romantic urban fantasy short story set in a dark post-apocalyptic world.Tough female mercenary Nisha the Heartless is hired to transport mysterious cargo arrived from exotic New Asia to a well-paying client. But things are never what they seem in a dark world now populated by humans and the Strange: shapeshifters and telepaths, nymphs and hobgoblins. It is a lesson Nisha learns all too soon--one that puts her on a journey with a dangerously sexy, enigmatic man who will force her to confront the nightmares of her past, and risk her heart for a future she never dreamed could be hers.... This short story also includes information and bonus excerpts from a selection of Lara's best-selling novels.(NightDrake: 8800 words, approx. Originally appeared in the Mammoth Book of Paranormal Romance 2, published 2010.)
Publish date: December 16th 2012
Publisher: Lara Adrian, LLC
Pages no: 54
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Paranormal Romance
, Short Stories
, Post Apocalyptic
There was so much potential to the beings and the world Lara Adrian introduced in this short story. If it had been a full-length book, it might have been awesome. As it was, everything was rushed and shallow and the breakneck speed made the love story almost ridiculous. I'd love it if Ms. Adrian rev...
I thought that the world and initial introduction to the story were great. An excellent hook and a very promising potential story. Unfortunately the romance story line was forced and unconvincing, leading to a very weak conclusion to a promising story.
I just finished this extremely short novella. I didn't really 'buy' it. The idea was nice, but I felt it was too short. The building of the relationship was unbelievable. I wish there was more to this novella since I LOVE the Midnight Breed series by Adrian. I won't write anything about the plot s...
I really liked the world, but it was too short to really get into.
NightDrake is for people who......love broken, post-apocalyptic worlds...can never get enough DRAGONS...aren't bothered by characters exchanging I love yous without much back story...don't want all the graphic descriptions of sex (*ahem* Not me.)...like a heroine who's pretty kick ass (at least unti...