Review: A Ritual of Fire (The FBI Dragon Chronicles #1) by J.L. Hendricks & J.A. Cipriano (DNF)

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The FBI Dragon Chronicles #1
J.L. Hendricks & J.A. Cipriano
Urban Fantasy - Paranormal Romance
June 25, 2018
Kindle Unlimited


Find out the secret darker than her dragon shifter form.

In the first novel in The FBI Dragon Chronicles, Alyson Andrews’s Investigation of a gruesome
serial murder sends her into the darkest depths of the city’s magical underbelly...

As the last known dragon shifter, Alyson knows firsthand how dark black magic can be.
So when she and her vampire partner come under attack, she knows she has to put an end to
the sacrificial murders.

But where there's magic, there's bound to be powerful witches.

And they’re the only ones who can detect the truth of her identity...

Series is now complete!
The FBI Dragon Chronicles
Book 1 - A Ritual of Fire
Book 2 - A Ritual of Death
Book 3 - A Ritual of Conquest


A Ritual of Fire is book one in The FBI Dragon Chronicles by J.L. Hendricks & J.A. Cipriano.

I love books that feature dragons in them and I was expecting a fun mystery urban fantasy read, but what I got was lackluster.

The mystery is a case featuring several dead supernaturals, but with no real leads on who is doing the killing and why. Both Alyson and Vlad are partners and have been assigned this case.

We are treated to Vlad and Alyson’s POV’s and I like POV’s, but what I didn’t enjoy was that both characters fancy each other, but neither wants the other to know. The authors focused a lot on this in what I read and completely took away from the mystery and urban fantasy vibe.

The whole feel was slow to start and I couldn’t get into the story or world and so, I ended up DNF’ing this at 36%.

A Ritual of Fire as not the book for me. If the blurb intrigues you, I urge you to give it a shot. Just because it did not work for me does not mean it won’t for you.

Rated: DNF 36%

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I'm an outdoor sun loving reader living near San Fransisco. I’m a mother, wife, animal & book lover. I'm the owner, reviewer & mind behind Angel’s Guilty Pleasures. My favorite animals are horses & dogs. As for reading I love all things paranormal & urban fantasy & my favorite shifters are dragons.

4 comments on “Review: A Ritual of Fire (The FBI Dragon Chronicles #1) by J.L. Hendricks & J.A. Cipriano (DNF)

  1. Bummer it was a fizzler. I love the combo of urban fantasy and mystery, too.
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    • Ya! I did want to enjoy, but unfortunately it wasn’t for me. Not all can be hits.

  2. Oh too bad it looked intriguing!

    • Ya I was intrigued by this one, but unfortunately it just didn’t work for me. Thanks for visiting!

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