[Dragonfly Books ] Free Read online as ePUB ✓ Erica Hayes
Retain our humanity in their twinkling depthsOverall Dragonfly is a wonderful start to what appears to be the next big story to hit the sci fi genre There is love There is fighting There is gambling There is betrayal and redemption What can a reader ask forNotable Scene His fingers clamped
my elbow like steel I tried to fire but my forearm went numb and the pistol dropped from my nerveless fingers elbow like steel I tried to fire but my forearm went numb and the pistol dropped from my nerveless fingers dragged me inside and threw me on the floor and before I recovered from my sprawl I was on my knees with a hot atomflash ammed against my templeDragonfly swore and scrambled from his bench but the white haired girl shoved him back downMy hair sizzled stinking I erked away But Spider twined his hand in my braid and forced the atomflash to my headHe chuckled rich with satisfaction Let s try this again Sasha Yes or deadOne little mistake Just one and now I was helpless My guts watered and I closed my eyes and cursed my own stupidity Leverage in some bickering rebel crossfireWhat a shitty way to dieFTC Advisory The author provided me with a copy of Dragonfly No goody bags sponsorships material connections or bribes were exchanged for my review I only get
paid in hugs and kisses from my little boys I m so freaking excited about DRAGONFLY by Erica Hayes It in hugs and kisses from my little boys I m so freaking excited about DRAGONFLY by Erica Hayes It exactly what I want in my science fiction romance re the novel was ok Carrie was total kick ass ust not crazy about dragonfly he was too soft and not enough leadership Review Courtesy of All Things Urban FantasyDRAGONFLY was a difficult book for me to read and review as I tend to like to watch science fiction television and movies than read them Much of this has to do with getting lost in all of the technology descriptions with no good way to visualize what I am reading From a purely plot standpoint ignoring all of the sci fi elements DRAGONFLY was a pretty good story filled with tons of action and intrigue The world building is vast with lots of interesting sci fi gadgets and a very cool twisty storyline I especially liked how the characters became complex and the lines between good and bad blurred as the story progressedCarrie is an engaging strong and complex character I liked her backstory and the fact that she came off as an incredibly clever resourceful woman which I always admire in a heroheroine One thing that frustrated me however was the numerous code names Carrie had which was especially confusing when one character refers to her by two different names in one conversationCarrie s love interest code name Dragonfly was Snowbound Seduction just as complicated as Carrie and a strange enigma as his real motivations and identity are essentially a mystery waiting to be unraveled by Carrie Given theuicy history between these two characters I was hoping to learn a little about himOverall DRAGONFLY it is an exciting action adventure that lovers of science fiction novels will surely appreciate and enjoy While the science fiction genre in this medium is still a little overwhelming for me I thought the idea was well executed and the characters intriguing Check out the reviews linked below for a few SF lovers thoughts on DRAGONFLYSexual content multiple sex scenes Excellent sci fi romance The ending leaves the door open for a seuel and to that all I can say is YES PLEASE Be easy But is he the ruthless killer she was led to believe Or has her precious Empire deceived her With Malachite watching her every move the slightest flinch in loyalty means deathCarrie is soon racing to uncover an audacious treachery that will shock the Empire to its core if she can stay alive for long enough to expose .
Amazing worldbuilding and great characters Good action scenes and pacing I ust wish this book had a seuel there were many plot threads left untied at the end What I likedThe world building was in depth complex
And Intriguing The Plot Was High Tensionintriguing The plot was high tension action packed There was uite a bit of science maths and technology something I love but that might put off those not so keen on heavy SF elements The characters are captivating and the hero particularly takes some figuring outWhat I didn t on heavy SF elements The characters are captivating and the hero particularly takes some figuring outWhat I didn t was uite slow at the start due to a heavy amount of set up and world building but had a lot of tension throughout right to the final conflictand then totally flopped for the final few pages I think this book had the most disappointing ending I ve come across even if it had the reuired HFN for a romance Also I got a little tired of Carrie with her he s my enemy he has to die OMG he s hot and I want to sleep with him mental routine I prefer my sexual tension a bit subtle Others might enjoy her constant mental conflict than meIn conclusionIf you re a fan of the FireflyFarscape style of space opera this is for you Carrie was a very Aeryn Sun type character to me Be prepared for some heavy ish technobabble and world building though and having to stick with it for the first couple of chapters to get to the adventure Other than one totally out of place scene where a bunch of fearsome terrorists have nothing to do but taunt a 14 year old rich girl like mean girls in the middle of a mission and the heroine blames her for luring the killers with her sexy sexy clothes Dragonfly was exciting Erica Hayes can write Loved Dragonfly the character too LOL So sweet I really liked the theme which I won t give away but involves empire Review originally posted at The Book PushersCarrie who is also known under her codename as Aragon is an Axis imperial agent She s been given the mission to hunt down a cyber thief rebel who goes under the name Dragonfly She has been given crappy run of the mill missions after her team and fiance were killed in action when their mission went wrong But Carrie umps at the chance to track down Dragonfly who is to blame for their deaths However complications occurs when the black ops arm of the Axis demand that she
murders Dragonfly opposite to her orders which was to capture him alive She is torn between revenge and to getDragonfly opposite to her orders which was to capture him alive She is torn between revenge and to get in the good graces of her superiors but she did not encounter the fact that when she does track down her uarry she would develop feelings for him and that her loyalties would be challenged to their limitsI am so glad that I decided to pick up DRAGONFLY by Erica Hayes as part of our Sci Fi Romance theme month because this is a book which definitely describes the perfect book for this sub genre I expected that it would be a fun adventure with good world building but I didn t expect how much I really enjoyed the book because it was full of depth and great characterization as well a fully realized universe which was brimming full of details that literally leapt off the pageCarrie is given another identity to entrap Dragonfly Her new name and identity is to be Lazuli a sexy and brash thief which will help to attract his attention The Axis finds out that Dragonfly is planning a hei. Carrie Thatcher is a tough Imperial counter terrorism agent Her mission pose as a sexy cyber thief to entrap the notorious rebel Dragonfly who’s planning a heist on the space station Casa de Esperanza – an orbital casino on the fringe of Imperial spaceAnd this assignment’s personal Dragonfly murdered her closest friend. ,
St to help fund the rebellion against the Imperial forces who have an oppressive presence in the galaxy subduing planets and its population B soooooooooo good crossing my fingers for a seuel Review courtesy of Dark Faerie Talesuick Dirty An engaging
Tale Of Good Bad Guys And Badof good bad guys and bad guys where the line between what is right and wrong are blurred by one s moralsOpening Sentence What s the emergency The Review In the cold and empty expanse of space things are beginning to heat up in the Imperial s war on terrorism Axis agent Carrie Thatcher AKA Aragon has been assigned to take down one of the notorious rebels of them all the infamous Dragonfly She s all in when it comes to stopping this man from robbing Casa de Esperanza s casino What seemed to be a simple case of good guy versus bad guy turns complicated when Carrie gets the opportunity to see things from the rebel s point of view It
S Doesn T Help That Dragonfly Is A Temptation Shedoesn t help that Dragonfly is a temptation she avoid at all costs What will Carrie do when she must decide to either follow orders or follow her heartCarrie may be tough on the outside but she is deeply scarred on the inside The only man she has ever loved was killed in a terrorist attack orchestrated by Dragonfly This assignment is a way for her to do what is good for the Empire as well as avenge her lover But Carrie is not one to ignorantly follow orders It becomes obvious to her that there is going on than she was told Her morals and ethics demand that she take a step back and see the entire situation without prejudice Her growing attraction to Dragonfly is Hinterlands and Commodities: Place, Space, Time and the Political Economic Development of Asia Over the Long Eighteenth Century just one of the reasons she can t seem to take down the rebel before knowing the entire story When push comes to shove Carrie must rely on her own intuition to find who are the true good guys and bad guysThe fact that Carrie is known by so many different code names and aliases reiterates that she may no longer understand even herself Her submersion in each name each identity allows her to be free from her own past When these layers of armor are stripped away what will the real Carrie be likeDragonfly is an amazing character that hasust as many names as Carrie He is sexy confident and a genius Hold on everyone I must fan myself for a moment Okay I m better now Anyway his image is one of a villainous rogue intent on destroying all the good in the Empire But that is not WHO he is He uses his intelligence in order to help those people that look to him for protection those that cannot protect themselves When Carrie gets involved she starts to carve a space for herself in his heart Is he willing to put all his plans in eopardy for the sake of one womanThe really great part of Dragonfly besides the awesome world building is the cast of characters Each individual has both good and bad ualities that blur the lines between the two You can never tell if this one is an actual bad guy or
IF HE IS JUST A SELFhe is ust a self erk This adds a remarkable depth to both the character s personalities as well as the story itself I love character driven books and I must say that this one gravitates toward the upper echelon of my list Hayes inserts modern day issues into a fantastical science fiction story Though I may not see the day we are living among the stars I still hope that we. And she’s in no mood to show him mercy Even getting stuck with the partner from hell Malachite her sociopathic ex lover and the Empire’s most dangerous agent can’t dampen her relish for the killWith Carrie’s expert weapons skills and penchant for cracking codes insinuating herself into Dragonfly’s confidence should. .