Review for Hot Flashes, by Leila Glaskin


Hot Flashes
The Drakkon Volume 1
Leila Gaskin
hot flashes cover one
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Number of pages: 300
Word Count: 85,988
ISBN: 978-0615871851
Smashwords: 9781301209422
Cover Artist: Tatiana Vila

Book Description:

“Dragons do not exist.” Ella Hixson shrieked as the mythical beasts dive from the sky shredding her car with their impressively long talons and sending her careening across the road in an attempt to avoid the being flambéed. Escaping her car, she grasps the car door in order to prevent herself from tumbling down the slippery embankment. Pouring rain soaks Ella’s interview suit and her dress shoes as she searches the sky for the attacking beasts to find nothing but clouds heavy with their payload of rain.

Hallucinations, relationship destroying fights with her only surviving relative-her mother, and, thanks to a bodaciously bosomed, bottle-blond, jobless, Ella needs the universe to cut her a break.

Be careful what you wish for.

Circumstances conspire and Ella’s mundane existence evaporates when she discovers she is Drakkon, the hidden heir to an ancient dynasty, and she has an enemy who would see all the Drakkon race enslaved or dead.

No more ordinary days for Ella as she learns what it is to be Drakkon, tries to save a world she knows nothing about, and still be home in time to feed her dog.

Leila Gaskin
About the Author:

Born on a dark and stormy night on the other side of the world from Richmond, VA, Leila Gaskin began a life full of imaginative wanderings. Inspired by her journey, Leila takes inspiration from the places she’s lived. She is the author of several short stories ranging from horror, speculative fiction, and science fiction. HOT FLASHES is her debut novel.

With her dog as her co-pilot and the cat as the navigator, Leila explores her world and tells her stories.

Twitter: @leilagaskin


I love Dragons! Everyone that knows me, will know that about me. So when I got the information of hosting Hot Flashes, by Leila Gaskin, I didn’t think twice.
I think Leila has a very huge and clear imagination when capturing the dragons.
Her synopsis is awesome, that is one of the reasons I grabbed the book. The premise of the story grabbed my attention immediately.
I loved it for what it was, but I’m going to be honest, I wanted more.

I couldn’t put the book down when it was about Ella, but I struggled when it came to the Drakkons and the other world. I wasn’t so much into it.

Ella is a strong character, with flaws. I think plenty of people will connect with her. I loved Kaie, even though I’m not a cat person.

Like I said, it’s a strong premise, but I wasn’t so much in love with the story as I wanted.
I’m going to give it a four, because the writing style is beautiful and I did connect with the characters

I wish you all the luck with Hot Flushes and this series. There is a beautiful giveaway, so please take part and maybe you will be one of the lucky ones.

Hot Flashes cover
Tour Wide Giveaway
25 dragon charm bookmarks
4 hard copies of Hot Flashes
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Schedule Hot Flashes by Leila Gaskin

September 11 Interview
Pembroke Sinclair.

September 12 interview
Author Karen Swart

September 13 Guest blog
Reading In Twilight

September 16 Interview
Bia’s Wonderland

September 16 Spotlight
Sapphyria’s Book Reviews

September 17 guest post –
Eclipse Reviews
topic: author bullying

September 18 Interview
Musings and Ramblings

September 19 Guest blog
Bookin’ It Reviews

September 20 Interview
Roxanne’s Realm

September 23 Spotlight
Jody’s Book Reviews & Giveaways

September 24 Guest blog
Guest Post

September 25 Interview and review
Ebook Escapes

September 26 Spotlight
elfie books

September 26 Spotlight
Wicca Witch 4 Book Blog

September 27 Spotlight and review
Faerie Tale Books

September 30 review
trips down imagination road

October 1 Spotlight

October 2 Interview
Dalene’s Book Reviews

October 2 Spotlight
Book Suburbia

October 3 Guest blog
Cloey’s Book Reviews and Other Stuff

October 3 Spotlight and review

October 4 Guest blog
Rose & Beps Blog –

October 4 Spotlight
Share My Destiny

October 7 Interview
Butterfly-o-Meter Books

October 7 Spotlight
The Writerly Exploits of Mara Valderran

Kind Wishes,
Adrienne Woods


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