Egyptologist Magdalene Shaffer finds more than antiquities when she discovers a treasure of dragon tears. She escapes a brutal attack with the aid of an ancient god and the magic of the tears.
Maggie takes refuge, as a stow-a-way, in a trade caravan heading to Kismera, home to the Werre. Her escort is Cearan Lionblade, brother to the infamous Ki Lionblade. As they travel to Oralia, Cearan falls for the feisty flame-haired beauty.
His love is tested when Maggie is kidnapped and he must follow her, calling on the power of the lion that lives within him, as he goes into a world full of unknown dangers.
"This is a fantasy novel that is not simply action and adventure and fantasy, it is deep and involved the entire way through. The romance was beautifully told and unfolded steadily and believable."
- Indie Express
"Love, Action, Heart-pounding mystery. It is a fast-paced ride from the beginning. These characters each have their own personalities and depth to them...they all shined through as individuals. I loved the descriptive way this novel was written. It really submerges the reader into the world. Tamara H. Hartl's writing is a breath of fresh air."
- Novel News Network
"I am so in love with everything about this novel. I love the world that Tamara H. Hartl has created for us. This one is emotional and action-packed.It will tug at your heart strings and bring you hope and you will root for the characters 'til the very end. A Wonderful Paranormal Romance that I can't get enough of."
- A Life Through Books
"Wow, I wasn't sure what to expect, but I loved this story! It's my first time reading anything by this author, and although it's part of a series, I had no trouble reading it as a stand-alone. I loved it so much, I would be more than happy to read more by this author!"
- Adventures Through Wonderland
"This is a great paranormal romance. You have a little bit of everything with the Egyptology, magical land, lion shifters, action and adventure, and steamy sex to round it all out. I loved this book and recommend checking it out. I can't wait to go back and see what I have missed."
- J Bronder Book Reviews
"The author does a lovely job of providing just enough information so that the book flows along seamlessly"
"Tamara H. Hartl has great attention to detail and makes everything from the setting to the characters feel very real."
- My Reading Addiction
"Tamara Hartl has great attention to detail and makes everything from the setting to the characters feel very real. Fun, addictive, and full of surprises...It was a full ride!"
- Texas Book Nook
About the Author
Keeper of the Dragon's Tears is the third novel in author Tamara H. Hartl's award-winning series, Knights of Kismera. She has also penned the short story "The Lady's Profit," featured in the anthology, Short Stories by Texas Authors. Tamara was born and raised in the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia but now calls Shiner, Texas home. Besides writing, she loves to read and take care of her menagerie of animals.