Ewain Douglass and Marissa Mays are dedicated healers who work together, and live together, in tight confines. Too bad they set sparks off each other. They might struggle to remain professional to each other, but they’re working on it. Then the enemy sets his sight on the unmated, and targets Marissa with a vengeance.
Meanwhile, Lindy and Alex, the dragon and her controller, are still seeking to learn all they can about their abilities and their future. They tremble once they learn the identity of an enemy no one wants to face. One only the dragon has a chance to defeat.
The dragon has called her allies together and many have come. Paranym soon becomes crowded with the family members of family members. A war for their very lives looms. Ewain and Marissa don’t have time to declare it on each other.
The Dragon Chronicles Book 3: Healing here today.
A fellow SMP author, D.R. Grady writes Paranormal/Fantasy for YA/NA and releases the final book in her Dragon Chronicles Trilogy today.
I've had the honor to preview this novel and I am very excited to celebrate its release. Will tell more about the book soon, but first let's chat with D.R. Grady!
Welcome and congratulations on your release and final book of the trilogy. Wow! what an accomplishment! What inspired you to write this novel?
Healing is the final conclusion of the series. So everything needs to be tied up. This is about the world needing to be balanced again. And the dragon and her allies must provide that balance.
I understand how difficult it can be to write a final book to a trilogy...making sure all is in order can be a daunting task...not to mention having to say good bye to characters you've written a series on can be quite emotional.
Are your characters or plots based on anyone or experiences in real life? Or are they completely fictitious?
They are both. The characters are entirely fictitious, as elves, shifters, gargoyles, and other paranormal beings don’t exist. But the plot throughout the three books are identifiable. From learning your life isn’t going to turn out how you planned it (book 1), to not fitting in (book 2), to finding balance in a chaotic world (book 3).
That is something I love about writing...connectable, real life lessons at our fingertips. Teens through adults will absolutely relate to your characters.
Healing is book three of The Dragon Chronicles. Did you plan it to be a three book series or did it develop into one?
This began and finished as a three part series. Some of the characters whose stories I couldn’t delve into because there wasn’t time or space intrigue me though. So could there be a spin-off series? I’m not shutting the door on that possibility!
I'd love to read a spin-off!
When did you start writing and why?
I started writing when I discovered the magic of stringing words together to form sentences, then paragraphs.
Who is your favorite author?
Jayne Ann Krentz. Her intellect amazes me, and her humor is wonderful. I love how she uses words to spin a tale I am eager to read and re-read.
Writers are always readers. What genre do you like to read the most?
Contemporary romance, followed by paranormal, and I have no idea why those two resonate with me!
What is the last book you read or are currently reading?
Dark Promises by Christine Feehan.
Fast & Furious questions: Please answer using as few words as possible.
Favorite Ice Cream? Chocolate
Favorite Super Hero? Superwoman
Favorite Princess? Katherine, the Duchess of Cambridge
Favorite tv show when you were a kid? Scooby Doo
Food you can’t stand? Seafood
What annoys you? Rude people
Jeans or Sweatpants? Sweatpants
The day is not complete without… Chocolate
One Word that best describes yourself… Pickable
I'm right there with you on the Chocolate, Scooby Doo and Rude people!
Thanks, D.R. for stopping by and congratulations again on release day for Healing.
Here’s a little info on D.R. Grady
D.R. Grady lives with her husband near Hershey, PA. She adores chocolate, laughing, collecting bags, books, and shoes, and writing stories that resonate with others.
And Now....Enjoy an excerpt from The Dragon Chronicles Book 3: Healing
“Marissa, are you okay?” Ewain’s voice reverberated above her, but he sounded like he spoke through a long tunnel. She grasped the edge of the bench to keep upright.
But remaining vertical proved difficult since dizziness added disharmony to her fuzzy brain, upset tummy, and clammy sweat. The fusion of those factors was important. How so kept escaping her though, like a mischievous kitten intent on not being caught.
“Marissa?” The questioning note in Ewain’s voice was still evident, but accompanied by alarm now. She wished she could reassure him, but her tongue grew too large for her mouth.
Words wouldn’t form, even if her brain could have conjured them, which it didn’t seem capable of. She wanted to speak, to reassure him she was fine, but due to current evidence, her state of health might be questionable.
Shaking her head did nothing more than allow the hank of hair behind her ear to escape and tickle her face again. She couldn’t summon the energy to tuck it back into place. The action also called to attention the sudden, massive headache now clamoring in conjunction with her other alarming symptoms.
Symptoms. That word meant something. Usually it was involved in the diagnosis of an illness. Illness. A state of unwellness. Unwell—an accurate definition for how she felt.
When her final thought sluggishly formed, she finally admitted there might be a problem. But by then the black spots swirling in front of her eyes finally surged into full-on blackness, and she gave in to the encroaching darkness.
Ahhh! A cliff hanger...I won't tell what happens. I will say Healing is an exciting tale, combining fantasy, paranormal, YA/NA, and sweet romance. I highly recommend Healing and the entire Dragon Chronicles Series to Teens and Adults who love adventure, romance, and a touch of 'Harry Potter'.
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Check out all of The Dragon Chronicles
Book One: Learning
Book Two: Shifting
Book Three: Healing