No alpha wants Scar.
Wolf omega Scar abandoned his old name along with the traumas of his past fifteen years ago. The pain rendered him bitter and tough - to protect the gentle soul he keeps secret from the world. Now the owner of the Drunken Dragon bar in Cinderhollow tribe, his life is safe but unfulfilling. Scar desperately wants a child of his own. But with every stare on the street and cruel words spoken under breath, Scar knows his disfigured body isn't what anyone wants to see - especially not an alpha seeking a mate.
Scar is running out of time. He's not the young omega he used to be, and if an alpha can't see him for who he is inside soon, he might not ever have a family - or a reason to live again.
No omega wants Ryu.
It's hard being an alpha dragon who can't even get a date, especially when all of Ryu's friends have mates and children already. Business at Ryu's magic school is slow, but the loneliness is even worse. All Ryu wants is an omega - and maybe a baby - to hold dear. Ryu knows there must be someone out there who can love him, and his serpentine Eastern dragon form, for what he is.
But when Ryu finally begins dating a young omega he met at a bar, he doesn't feel as happy as he should. Instead, he can't stop thinking about the bar's mysterious owner, an omega named Scar. But Scar is cold and bitter, and he only pushes Ryu away. So why does that make Ryu want him even more?
No one wants baby Angel.
Scar's life turns upside down when an abandoned baby turns up on The Drunken Dragon’s doorstep one night. Confused and afraid, Scar seeks the help of the kindest alpha he knows - Ryu. Baby Angel is helpless, and the two wildly different men must cooperate to save her. But will an unexpected baby pull them together, or push them apart - forever?
The Dragon’s Doorstep Baby is a full-length novel with steamy scenes and a HEA. It is the third book in the Dragons of Cinderhollow series.
Rating: 5 overflowing cups
I immediately connected with Scar from his first POV chapter. He burrowed his traumatized self deep in my heart and never let go. I just wanted to squish him until his grumpy facade disappeared. I was crazy excited when I realized Scar would have his own story! Scar is the epitome of scorned outsider. His visible injuries are viewed with distaste and judgment, as if somehow his injuries were contagious. Facing that sort of rude (at best) and downright cruel (at worst) day after day, alone too, is more than most people could bear. Most would have given up long ago.
Ryu is pretty darn lovable. A good man, caring and sweet. What I love most about him is he lacks the judgment gene. He can't comprehend why people look at Scar and turn away in disgust. He looks at Scar and sees Scar, not his missing limbs or the scars covering him.
Scar is understandably scared to have feelings for Ryu and Ryu, well... He's oblivious. To what he's feeling and what Scar is. I wanted to shake my head, pat him and say "At least you're pretty."
Angel, the freaking adorable baby left on Scar's bar steps helps bring them together. She is incredible and I love her. I hope there are many books to come so I can watch her grow up!
I LOVED this book. If I had been able to, I would have stayed up all night to read it in one go. I was hooked and didn't want to stop. I finished it the next morning though! You know that feeling you get when you finish a book you love? Skittering excitement and joy over your body. It's awesome and exhilarating and I finished it hours ago! I 100% recommend this book. I loved it and hope you do!
I am intrigued about the next book. It should be interesting!
Hi. My name is Jordan K Prince. I live and breathe MM fiction. I am particularly fond of mpreg; I can never get enough. I'm in the process of writing my first MM novel, mpreg, of course.