I enjoyed Reddell’s Legend. I read the previous review, and I agree with many of the things mentioned there, including the anachronisms, but the Cinderella story is pretty worn out, and I thought this was a pretty fresh approach. Yes, it should likely be marketed to YA Fantasy readers, but I still think the story was good. For such a short read, I thought the character arcs were developed, and I only came across a few SPAG errors.
Yes, this story has a dragon, but the part isn’t as big as you may suspect. Thus, if the only reason you’re avoiding this story is because you’re tired of dragons, you should still give this a go!
(Please note – this is a novella.)