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Reviewed by Faridah Nassozi for Readers' Favorite
Book 1 of the Dragons Among Us series ended after Katie and her family had finally accepted her bi-species status. Now, in The Lost City Of The Dead, book 2 in the series, Robert W. Anton once again takes us on a thrilling adventure into the land of humans and dragons. Katie continues to balance her life between being a normal teenager looking forward to celebrating her 16th birthday and her life in Solana, the underground kingdom of the dragons. For the very first time, Katie has undergone complete transformation into a dragon and the excitement in the dragon world continues to grow as the dragons look forward to the Recommunion, an event that will see the peaceful return of dragons to the upper world. Meanwhile power struggles continue to threaten the Solana, while the citizens of Walker Pines continue to live their lives, unaware of what lies beneath their city. As the One Chosen, Katie is the key in the Recommunion and the future of the dragon world. Maybe even the future of the upper world is in her hands. The half human/half dragon Uncle Rutger continues with his dubious and dangerous plans to manipulate both worlds for his own gain and only Katie's grandmother Ruthie and Ruthie's best friend Nela might have a hint of what he is up to. After a painful breakup with her boyfriend, a new and very interesting someone from Solana enters Katie's life.
Dragons Among Us: The Lost City Of The Dead by Robert W. Anton is an incredibly brilliant novel that will have you on the edge of your seat throughout the whole reading. Robert W. Anton skillfully balances out what would have been rough edges of the story with Katie's witty teenage personality. Keeping Katie's light and humorous teenage personality even when changed into a dragon was a touch of sheer genius that put a light note on the whole dragon transformation thing. It is simply incredible, yet in a very natural and believable way, to see how her family is holding it together. However much you feel you are ready for what is coming, nothing can prepare you for the reality of watching your 16-year-old daughter transform into a dragon before your own eyes, but George manages to get through it and even joke about it. Book 2 was even more thrilling than book one, if that is possible, because the story keeps getting more and more intense. The book has everything that makes a thrilling novel - a unique and electrifying plot, believable and easy to connect with characters and flawless writing. Robert W. Anton delivered a one of a kind tale and an ending that left me on the edge of my seat. I really cannot wait to see what happens in the next book, especially with Timtu's entry into Katie's life.