Review: Red Hot Dragon By Lolita Lopez

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Source: NetGalley
Published: October 1, 2013
Series: Dragon Heat #2
Sex: R - Strong Sexual Content
Authors Website
Genre: Paranormal Romance, Erotica

*more like a 3 1/2

Avani Monroe needs a strong another dragon line to help her keep her mother's snake line alive and Griffin Cadogan is the perfect match. All she wants is to produce a child with this man and that’s it. She doesn’t want him involved with the raising of the kid or anything like that, but Griffin isn’t having it. He promptly tells Avani that if he agrees, any child he fathers…he would be fully involved in their life whether he's mated to the mother or not.

There was an attraction between Avani & Griffin, but it was hard for me to believe the relationship between them as it happened too quickly. Unlike the first book with Cora & Stig, these two didn’t know each other. If fact, their families were still locked in a bitter blood feud with one another so for these two just be all in love within what 3 or 4 days of their mating cycle was just a little too much.

We didn’t get a lot of information on Griffins background, we just know that he’s a Red Welsh Dragon. There was more information given on Avani’s, so we get to understand why she was so controlling and slightly OCD.

The too quick a romance and lack of story gets this one 3 & 1/2 heels. Red Hot Dragon missed a lot of seemly important details that made the first book Dead Sexy Dragon much more likable and personable. Also, this story got drowned out just a little bit with Griffin’s cousin Maddox's ongoing issue, which I’m assuming will be the next book in this series.

Sharonda (SexxyBlogger) is a avid reader who enjoys a good book, good music, loves red wine and has an unhealthy obsession with the sexxy alpha males she reads about. You can find her on Twitter and Facebook.  Happy Reading Reading Sexxys.


  1. Ah, man! I was hoping this series would keep going along the lines it started. You made two points that have me shying away from this one- at least for the present. Throwing the 'love' word around too soon and having the set up for the next story take over needed page time from the current story. I do love my dragons so I will eventually get to it.

    Thanks Sharonda!

  2. lols... I know, right? I was hoping the same thing. Yeah, the romance was just too quick to be believable and yup...Maddox story just distracted away from Griffins.

    I still thinks it's good though. Although it brought my exictment level down a bit for the series, I'm going to still read it. Cuz, yeah, I love me some dragons :)

    thanks for stopping through Sophia!

  3. yay! I can finally see your page again!! :D *happy dances everywhere on Salacious Reads* My Kindle wouldn't let me :(

    Anywho, since I still need to read the first, I'll be reading this soon after I do :) lol

  4. I was wondering where you were...but I'm glad you can see me again :D *we dancing together*

    The first is way more me. I just didn't believe in Griffin's & Avani's love.

  5. i was hiding :p LOL i'm glad too girly. i can finally visit everyone's blogs again! (new monitor) yay! *more dancing*

    i see, but the story throughout.. is it still worth continuing on to book three?

  6. oh...yay! thats good to hear! & woot! woot!...lols.

    I think so. I don't know what happened here. I mean the first was was just about the same lenght, but the relationship btw Cora & Stig was just know what I mean?

    I'm going to read the 3rd one when it comes out, if it doesn't pick up by then, then I'll stop.

  7. Well darn! I really loved that first one and was pretty excited about having another set of dragons. Drives me nuts when they're madly in love in just a couple days. I'm always talking at the kindle that 'dude, really? you've got the lusts. That's it.' smh. I do like that he was gonna be in his kid's life no matter what. Big points for the hero on that at least :)

  8. was like eye rolling ridiculous at times. I loved that Griffin stood his ground on that part...he was oh no chick. I'm not going to just be your baby daddy...lols.

  9. Darn! I had seen this book around and thought it sounded interesting. I mean,a snake and a dragon? Perfect! I love dragon shifters. And anyhow, that cover!! Geez, I need to wallpaper my bedroom with that!

  10. I don't normally read holiday romances, unless they are dirty heheh. When I saw this cover, I thought, Oh No, this definitely ain't the book for me. But as I read the blurb, I thought, Heck, maybe this would be an interesting story!! I mean, I've definitely never read anything like it. I don't know if it would be too sweet for my evil tastes, but heck, maybe some good holiday romance is just what I need to cross me over to that genre :)

  11. Rats! I wanted to get into a new dragon romance, but I like details...and snake...not sure I want snake shifters.

  12. I don't like fast relationships / instalove either. I'll stick with reading book one of this series since I'm craving a dragon book. Great review! :)

  13. me either Liz. But like you, I thought I give it a go...lols. I have this one for review. My review should be up sometime early December if not sooner. I'll definitely let you know if it's erm...suited for you :)

  14. LOL I will keep on the look out for what you have to say ;)

  15. They really were a perfect match, but the story just didn't click.

    isn't he just hot...meow! lols.

  16. The first book is better, but this one...I just couldn't get into it. Its still a good dragon series though.

    this is the second one I read with a snake shifter...they're not so bad ;)

  17. for me it depends. if the book is a novella/short and depending on the characters development...I can buy it.

    I just couldn't believe these two were in love like so fast, they didn't even know each other...thats cray cray!

    book one is much better ;) thanks Melissa.

  18. OOo can I just say I am freaking LOVING all the Christmas reads popping up? They are my crack. So good!