Wings and Wounds

Wings and Wounds


Doc’s ordinary life as a veterinarian turns upside-down when she stumbles upon an injured dragon. Unable to resist helping an animal in need, she cares for the creature, but quickly realizes she may have bitten off more than she can chew as dragons from far and wide begin seeking out her medical assistance.

Doc’s peaceful clinic becomes a trial by fire as she develops dragon medicine on the fly while trying to keep her unpredictable—often destructive—patients a secret. Navigating their unfamiliar anatomy, perilous physiology, and peculiar behavior proves a greater challenge than Doc ever imagined. 

Can the Dragon Doc learn to bond with the extraordinary creatures that have chosen to trust her? Or will taking the risk cause her career and clinic to go down in flames? 

Dragon enthusiasts and fans of House in the Cerulean Sea, Legends and Lattes, and The Lady Trent Memoirs will be enchanted by Wings and Wounds, book one of The Dragon Doc Tales! 

Praise for Wings and Wounds

“The Dragon Doc’s Wings and Wounds takes the reader on a fantastical journey through the trials and tribulations of veterinary medicine for the most magnificent of beasts. Dr. S.K. Burkman wields a fiery sense of humor that leaves the reader in stitches while also tugging at the heartstrings. Be prepared for a wild flight… and don’t forget to pack the burn salve.” —N.J. Gallegos, author of The Broken Heart

“A thoroughly charming account of a courageous and capable veterinarian’s fantastic experience in treating ill and injured dragons alongside her more traditional patients amid the mundane events of everyday life. Well-written in an engaging style with attention to all the details I find most interesting about dragons and doesn’t portray them as … well, monsters.” —A.R. Grimes, author of the Wyldling Dream series.

Very well-written and captivating book – couldn’t put it down. Can’t wait for the next installment.” —D.H.

Wings and Wounds
Wings and Wounds
Wings and Wounds

Squeaky Hatchling

A protective mother dragon, a sick hatchling, and a noisy medical mystery. Just another day at the office for the Dragon Doc.

Doc is an ordinary veterinarian with a knack for treating extraordinary cases. At Doc’s clinic, dragons aren’t just legendary creatures — they’re patients in need of expert care, and she’ll do whatever it takes to keep them healthy.

When a young dragon arrives with a strange, noisy ailment, Doc and her daughter, Ember, face a perplexing mystery. With the hatchling’s health deteriorating and his mother keeping a fierce, watchful eye, Doc must determine the source of his unusual symptoms before it’s too late. Meanwhile, Doc has her own parental troubles as Ember insists on helping with a potentially dangerous procedure. But with no one else to turn to, this mother-daughter duo may be the hatchling’s only hope. 

Can Doc and her daughter uncover the cause of the dragon’s distress in time? Find out in the latest entry of the enchanting Dragon Doc Tales series! Dragon enthusiasts and fans of House in the Cerulean Sea, Legends and Lattes, and The Lady Trent Memoirs will be captivated by this heartwarming sequel to the Dragon Doc’s first novel, Wings and Wounds.

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