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Kingdom Rising Volume 1 

A Draoithe Saga Tale

With nothing except disability discharge papers in hand, Luke limped away from the military to reinvent himself. After months of searching for a place to start anew, he finally ended up in Texas with a newfound determination to rise again. 

The gorgeous school teacher neighbor he began secretly watching was an enigma, a mystery that demanded to be solved. With every passing day, his desire to possess her grew deeper until she became the most important thing in his life, and obtaining her became his obsession. 

Determined to win her heart, they embarked on a grand romance, but he never suspected a shadowy evil watched him with malevolent eyes. With a suddenness that wrecked his world, a diabolical force of darkness attacked not him, but her, unleashing the warrior within.  

Using powerful magic, Luke transformed into an immortal direwolf. His fangs dripped saliva of a primal rage to taste his enemy. He was a lethal beast, with one mission: to protect and defend the woman he held dear, no matter the cost. His love needed him, and he would stop at nothing to defeat the evil and build his pack. 

Welcome to the dream…  

Steamy Paranormal Romance / Urban Fantasy 18+ HEA! NC! Fated Mates

***Warning: Adult Themes, Fantasy Violence, and/or Explicit Sexual Situations. Intended for a Mature Audience.

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The Thread


A Pack Forms

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Druid Fox


Ruler of the Mind


A Conversation with Dragons


Draoithe: Behind the Scenes of the Dream


Steamy Dream Volume 3


Steamy Dream Volume 2


Steamy Dream Volume 1




Suggested Read Order for the Draoithe Saga by the Author

Begin Reading in the Dream by Ophelia Kee

The Thread

A Pack Forms

Arctic Fox

Druid Fox

Big Bad Wolf

Dragon Man

Dream Walker

Vampire Panther

Fierce Reckoning


Lord of Dragons

Music of a Nephilim

Dungeon Master's Sorceress

The Dark Gift

Icy Burn

Electric Storm

Love Reincarnated

Fire Incarnate

Gryphon Knight

Weaver’s Tale

Synner And Sainte

Sentinel Gargoyles

Dragon Medicine

Dream Inversion

Still Waters

Snow's Dragon

Blood Demon

Smoke of the Fire 

Keep Reading in the Dream by Ophelia Kee

Shadow King

Rakshasa Prince

Demon Consort

Strix Princess

Ice Demon

Cheval Mallet

Lord Orobas

Succubus Conjurer

Demon Lord of Lust

Demon Lord of Envy

Pacifist Dragon

Eagle King

Prodigal Son

Risky Rewards


Sky Dreams

Scimitar Warrior

Unicorn's Stallion

Valkyrie Wraith

Precious Treasures

Kindling Desire

Ruler of the Mind

Dragon Professor

War Dog King

Wolf Warrior's Lord

Wizards and Grotesques

Past Truth

Present Danger

Cockatrice Prince

It's More Than a Story by Ophelia Kee

Wizard's Demoness

First Wizard

Midnight Magic Dragons

Amazonian Prince

No Negotiations

Fairytale Shadows

Shadow Master

Ghostly Kingdom

Nightmare Escape

Elysian Fields

Druid Dragon 

Darkest Desire

Dragon King Rising

Archangel's Soulbound

Devil’s Sins

Four Horsemen

Grim Reaper

Grim Dark

Lunar Dark

Dream Dark

Soul Dark

Solar Dark

Blood Dark

Blood Dark

Godless Dark

It's A Reading Experience by Ophelia Kee

King of Hearts

Royal Flush

Suicide King

Eldest Hand

Ace in the Hole

Joker's Wilde

Dragon King's Vengeance

Dragon Wedding

Strange Visions

Druid Justice

A Conversation with Dragons

Behind the Scenes of the Dream

Steamy Dream Volume 1

Steamy Dream Volume 2

Steamy Dream Volume 3


Stained Ink

No Ghost Left to Haunt

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About the Author

Not who everyone thinks she is.  

The product of someone’s imagination. 

The end result of a lifetime wishing to get out.

Do not buy the lie.

If you live in fear, you give up freedom.

Taking the risk and making the leap.

Too much of anything is a bad thing.

Innuendo floating on the mist that rises above the water.

Walk away and leave it all behind.

Telling the story that haunts a fantasy.

Catching a dream.

She does not exist.