The Reluctant Lord

A Qurilixen World Novel

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Publisher Description

Once mated, these shifters will do anything to protect the women they love!

An uninhibited woman to match his untamed soul. That would be this dragon's ideal wife. 

Dragon-shifter Lord Vladan is not like his noble brothers. Adopted into their family after a mining accident killed his parents, he is every bit as titled as his new brothers, and every bit as welcome into the fold. Yet he can't help but feel the pull of his commoner past. He loves his family, and will always do as duty demands, but a part of him still yearns to shift into dragon form and run free in the wild. It is a side he indulges every chance he gets. This is how he knows his bride will be the most wild of creatures, for he wants passion, not perfection.

Surely the gods are mistaken when they bind him to the most refined, reserved, frustratingly perfect creature in the universe.

Polished, dignified and reserved in all things. That is a true noble. 

Lady Clara of the Redding, a living statue of perfection, has been raised a true Redde noblewoman. She has been taught to never show emotion, to never raise her voice, to touch as little as possible, and to never act wildly or rashly.

According to her people's custom, the new generation cannot begin until the current one is settled. She is the last of her siblings without a husband and her pregnant sisters will remain in stasis until she's married.

After Clara denies all suitable males on her home world, her parents are left with one choice--send her to a primitive place where several alien noblemen await mates. The men hardly appear picky about their choices, and her parents think it a perfect arrangement for a reluctant bride.

Book Seven of the Dragon Lords series:This is the original Dragon Lords series by NY Times and USA TODAY Bestselling Author, Michelle M. Pillow.

“Who doesn’t love a dragon-shifter adopted into a noble family? Michelle M. Pillow does it again with another sizzling bathtub read. That’s true love, right there.” - A.C. James, New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author


About the Dragon Lords Series Books 5 - 8 

The Noblemen dragon shifter brothers aren't new to the sacred Qurilixian bridal ceremony. After several failed attempts at finding a wife, it's hard to get excited about yet another festival. No matter how honorable they try to live, it would seem fate thinks them unworthy of such happiness... that is until now. 

With very few words spoken and the shortest, most bizarre courtship in history, these dragons will bond to their women forever. And once bonded, these men won't let go... 

Praise For The Reluctant Lord

5 Stars! “The hero is utterly swoon-worthy, and while the couple doesn't see eye-to-eye all the time, they certainly have a chemistry that neither can't deny. I found this to be an incredibly fun read.” Jamie Bee, Reading Fanatic Reviews

5 Stars! “…well written and interesting…” Tricia Wright, BookBub

5 Stars! "This is my favorite of a very fine series. This is the clash of two very opposing cultures as a sensitive noblewoman under tight societal restrictions marries an emotional, carefree dragonshifter who prefers to avoid his aristocratic status. Lovely." Alice, Goodreads

Dragon Lords series:

Barbarian Prince

Perfect Prince

Dark Prince

Warrior Prince

His Highness the Duke

The Stubborn Lord

The Reluctant Lord

The Impatient Lord

The Dragon’s Queen

A Qurilixen World Novel

The Qurilixen World is an extensive collection of paranormal, fantasy, and science fiction romance novels by award-winning author, Michelle M. Pillow, and includes several series installments: Dragon Lords, Lords of the Var®, Space Lords, Captured by a Dragon-shifter, Galaxy Alien Mail Order Brides, Dynasty Lords, Qurilixen Lords, and more.

20 April
The Raven Books LLC

Customer Reviews

Me Ladyhawke ,

A living statue of perfection

This is Book 7 of the Dragon Lords Qurilixen World Series. Not my favourite book in the series but still enjoyable. I found the female character, Lady Clara of the Redding, annoying at first, but perhaps that is how she is supposed to appear as she has been taught to never show emotion, to never raise her voice, to touch as little as possible, and to never act wildly or rashly. ‘A living statue of perfection’ is not what Dragon-shifter Lord Vladan wants in a bride. Persevere with this novel and you will be rewarded.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.

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