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Dark Taste of Rapture (Alien Huntress Series #6)

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6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

The latest Alien Huntress is a terrific, perhaps the best entry in a strong series

In New Chicago everyone at Alien Investigation and Removal (AIR) laugh at affluent Noelle Tremain who they assume is pathetically weak. However, the so-called spoiled joke Noelle shocks everyone at AIR boot camp training when she handles everything sent her way as her ...
In New Chicago everyone at Alien Investigation and Removal (AIR) laugh at affluent Noelle Tremain who they assume is pathetically weak. However, the so-called spoiled joke Noelle shocks everyone at AIR boot camp training when she handles everything sent her way as her instructors want her eliminated as being too dumb and feeble to be an agent, but the resolute Noelle rejects their Pygmalion Effect.

AIR agent Hector Dean can kill with a feathery finger feels. Thus by default he is a deadly loner. When Nicole is assigned to work with him, he objects as he believes the brass want him to run her off. He is harder on her than the others though that is saying a lot as he roughs all the trainees; but she proves she can handle her 36 Cs as a weapon. Though she promised her BFF Ava that Agent "Mean" Dean was hers, Noelle wants him to see passed her fa├žade while he simply wants her. As the pair team up on investigating the alien murder of Kneeler the businessman, their attraction ignites.

The latest Alien Huntress romantic urban fantasy (see Savor Me Slowly, Seduce the Darkness and Ecstasy in Darkness) is a terrific, perhaps the best entry in a strong series. Noelle makes the story line work as she kicks butt with a tough attitude that uses her feminine assets to win the day. As she and Hector fall in love, both are obstinate with she determined to make them a permanent pair and he determined to remain apart out of fear he will lose control and kill her. This is a character driven action investigative thriller.

Harriet Klausner

posted by harstan on August 6, 2011

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1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Silly

I haven't read any of this author's other books, but I frankly found this novel silly, with an unbelievable premise and characters who had backstories so tragic as to be laughable. The chemistry between the hero and heroine was okay, but after 200 pages of angsty sexual...
I haven't read any of this author's other books, but I frankly found this novel silly, with an unbelievable premise and characters who had backstories so tragic as to be laughable. The chemistry between the hero and heroine was okay, but after 200 pages of angsty sexual tension that didn't go anywhere, I just wanted to throw the book across the room. The world-building was also really shallow and unbelievable. Supposedly, it's 100 or so years into the future, with aliens and space travel, but cell phones still operate just like they do today, and you only need a year of training to work for this alien law enforcement bureau. Wait . . . how many years of training to FBI agents undergo, again??

posted by 1255473 on September 28, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2013

    Say goodbye

    Its a great book. Probably the last of its kind in relation to Gena. Per her many statements.....no Dallas book is underway. The Lords books have trickled off to almost nothing. Same with the Atlantis series. She has stopped writing for the longtime adult reader and is now focused on teens and some god-finding spiritual stuff. We are all SOL.

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  • Posted September 22, 2011

    okay read

    Not her best work but passable

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