Destiny is written in the stars? Maybe, but when you’re in a black hole you make your own damn destiny.
It’s not every day you get abducted by an alien general, but then, Jerusa Whichab isn’t having an average day. Earth is fading from view and she’s got a decision to make—cooperate with her despotic, yet unnervingly attractive captor or receive an injection of goo. General Toyeb can’t be trusted, and his body-healing, mind-blowing Theta waves leave her panting for more. But what choice does she have if she’s to stay alive?
None, if enemy bounty hunter Berwyck dal Korth has his way. Intent on capturing Jerusa, he performs a binding ritual to ensure she cannot escape him—a ritual with unforeseen side effects for both of them. Forced into hostile proximity, Berwyck and Jerusa battle to subdue their rising attraction, but will they conquer their desire—or succumb?
Jerusa was abducted by aliens, just when she is trying to overcome her phobia of flying. It seems that she is descended from the aliens herself and her blood is the only thing that can save the alien species from a virus. Jerusa accepts to help, provided she will be handed over to her family unharmed. And just when she thinks that things settled down, she is abducted again.
Jerusa's characters is not something bold or admirable. She doesn't stand up for herself and easily convinced. And the two male main characters in the book are also not your typical hero material. But, the author has to be given credit for making a reptilian alien look appealing. It's a unique premise and a tough one too. For the first book in the series, this book is a good start.
The author has potential and the novel could have been better at many areas, especially in the characterization. I have no complaints in the world building. The author has done an amazing job on that front. The Kuna Indian history is fascinating. And the writing style is witty and neat.
Overall, a good start from a potential author!
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