Posts Categorized: Sci-Fi

Review: The Chase by Athena Grayson

Review: The Chase by Athena Grayson

The Chase (Huntress of the Star Empire #1) by Athena Grayson Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Blurb: Getting him in handcuffs was the easy part… Treska Sivekka is known as the Huntress — the Union’s most skilled bounty hunter. She knows no other life than capturing the treacherous psypaths whose mental abilities pose a security threat to the government she loves and serves. When she captures Micah Ariesis and claims the bounty on his head, her mission will be complete. But every scumbag in the star system wants a piece of Micah, and she’s got to keep the last… Read more »

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Review: Danger in the Stars by Veronica Scott

Review: Danger in the Stars by Veronica Scott

Danger in the Stars (A Sectors SF Romance) by Veronica Scott Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fictionr Romance Blurb: Miriell, a powerful empathic priestess, has been kidnapped from her own primitive planet along with a number of her people, and sold to the evil Amarotu Combine, largest organized crime syndicate in the Sectors. When she and her handler are sent to use her power to commit an assassination, she must leave behind her own sister as hostage to ensure her compliance. Miriell cannot ask for aid without endangering herself and others. Despite his best efforts, Combine enforcer Conor Stewart is… Read more »

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Review: Cracked Open by Susan Kaye Quinn

Review: Cracked Open by Susan Kaye Quinn

Cracked Open (Mindjack #5) by Susan Kaye Quinn Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Blurb: Zeph always knew he was a weapon. He didn’t count on being a spy. But he made a dangerous bargain with the Director of the Jacker Technologies Division of DARPA—he’d let Wright test his mutant mindjack ability if she’d release his parents. Simple. Occasionally painful. And the screams of his victims fill his nightmares. But it will be worth it as long as she can’t crack open his head and find out his sister, with her super-surge jack-ability, is still alive. And if his parents… Read more »

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Review: Mission to Mahjundar by Veronica Scott

Review: Mission to Mahjundar by Veronica Scott

Mission to Mahjundar (A Sectors SF Romance) by Veronica Scott Rating: 3 stars Genre: Science Fiction Romance Blurb: An attempted assassination left Princess Shalira blind as a child and, now that she’s of marriageable age, her prospects are not good because of her disability. She’s resigned herself to an arranged marriage rather than face life under the thumb of her cold stepmother. But then she meets Mike Varone, a Sectors Special Forces officer sent to Mahjundar by the intergalactic government to retrieve a ship lost in her planet’s mountains. After Mike saves Shalira from another assassination attempt, she arranges for… Read more »

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Review: Crash Land on Kurai by SJ Pajonas

Review: Crash Land on Kurai by SJ Pajonas

Crash Land on Kurai (The Hikoboshi Series #1) by S.J. Pajonas Rating: 5 stars Genre: Science Fiction Blurb: Yumi Minamoto has the shortest fuse on the ship. She’s just whipped a bully and been confined to quarters, but she’s not staying there. A disgraced journalist trying to clear her name, her job is to document the mission to the Hikoboshi system, and she’s determined to get it right, despite all the trouble she causes. But when unknown vessels fire on their ship, and Yumi’s life pod crash lands on a dying moon, she’s separated from her family and friends, and… Read more »

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Review: Starflight by Melissa Landers

Review: Starflight by Melissa Landers

Starflight (Starflight #1) by Melissa Landers Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Blurb: Life in the outer realm is a lawless, dirty, hard existence, and Solara Brooks is hungry for it. Just out of the orphanage, she needs a fresh start in a place where nobody cares about the engine grease beneath her fingernails or the felony tattoos across her knuckles. She’s so desperate to reach the realm that she’s willing to indenture herself to Doran Spaulding, the rich and popular quarterback who made her life miserable all through high school, in exchange for passage aboard the spaceliner Zenith. When… Read more »

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Review: The Retreat by Kelly St. Clare

Review: The Retreat by Kelly St. Clare

The Retreat (The After Trilogy #1) by Kelly St. Clare Rating: 4 stars Genre: Dystopian/ sci-fi Blurb: Keepers of Earth. One hundred and fifty years ago, global warming brought humankind to the edge of extinction. In a desperate bid for survival, four thousand genetically enhanced soldiers–the last slice of humanity–were sent to eight space stations. To serve. To protect. Then the Critamal arrived, uninvited. Waves of aliens now work to break through the Orbitos’ defences, the black-shelled creatures seeking to colonise the vacated and barren world. War is their reality. All Romy can do is fight alongside her knot and… Read more »

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