Alien Revealed [NOOK Book]

Overview


Inarrii agent Alinna Gaerrii was tasked with observing the Starforce base on Earth. Crash landing her observation pod onto the base was not part of her mission briefing. Neither was making m'ittar--mind contact--with Major David Brown, the human who discovered her amongst the wreckage.

David thinks she's a psychologist sent to evaluate his Special Forces team, and Alinna goes along with his misconception, seizing the opportunity to observe humans up close. But their daily ...

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Overview


Inarrii agent Alinna Gaerrii was tasked with observing the Starforce base on Earth. Crash landing her observation pod onto the base was not part of her mission briefing. Neither was making m'ittar--mind contact--with Major David Brown, the human who discovered her amongst the wreckage.

David thinks she's a psychologist sent to evaluate his Special Forces team, and Alinna goes along with his misconception, seizing the opportunity to observe humans up close. But their daily contact has unexpected side effects, and Alinna soon invades David's dreams. Through their intimate mental connection she allows him to express his forbidden physical desires.

Alinna delights in the sensory exploration and grows excited by the prospect of a treaty with the humans and a potential life mate in David. But an attack from an unknown ship sends the base into chaos, and Alinna may be forced to reveal her lie, erasing all hope of a successful treaty, and driving David away forever...

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426890161
  • Publisher: Carina Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 266,459
  • File size: 399 KB

Meet the Author

Lilly Cain is a wild woman with a deep, throaty laugh and plunging necklines. She is a great lover of all things sensual—perfume, chocolate, silk! She never has to worry about finding a date or keeping a man in line. She keeps her blond hair long and curly, wears beautiful clothes and loves loud music. Lilly lives her private life in the pages of her books.


Lilly lives in Atlantic Canada, although she spent eight years in Bermuda, enjoying the heat and the pink sands. She returned to her homeland so she could see the changing of the seasons once again. When not writing she paints, swills coffee and vodka (but not together) and fights her writing pals for chocolate.


When not living up to her pen name, Lilly is a single mom who loves reading and writing, dabbling in art and loving and caring for her two daughters. She loves romance and the freedom erotic fantasy provides her imagination. She loves the chilling moments in her novels as much as the steaming hot interludes. Her stories are an escape and a release, and she hopes that they can give you that power, too.


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"I repeat this is Agent Alinna Gaerrii, Unit Nine. Tel sho ahoi. I am in a crash situation." Alinna called out the codes in Inarrii and in Standard English in case she was picked up by the human military base she was about to crash land on. They shouldn't be aware of her presence, but under the circumstances, if they did hear her, at least they would likely assume they were getting a garbled report of the now burning airjet on the ground. Thankfully, the local dialect had been ingrained in her consciousness after six months of intense monitoring and translation of their communications.

She was going down. Her small observation pod hurtled toward the ground at an ever-increasing rate. Caught in the downdraft of an out-of-control human airjet, her tiny spy craft seemed as doomed as the vehicle that had crashed to the ground in front of her moments ago. Shuddering sensations raced up Alinna's arms and along her scalp. Her L'inar nerve lines forced her skin up into narrow bands and ridges along her neck and hairline in an instinctual reaction as her concern turned quickly into fear.

Her pod was not meant for this kind of action. A tiny craft rigged to avoid human detection, it was only meant for short-term surveillance. There was barely enough room on board for her long body to lie flat against the monitoring equipment. Her mission was simple—park her ship on the moon and use her pod to observe human behavior—to watch, but not interact. But I am going to interact; they're going to have to peel my Inarrii skin right off their shiny new Starforce facilities. Sweat beaded on her forehead as Alinna fought again to regain control, wrenching the hand controls up and back until they pressed against her chest.

Warning lights flashed. Her altitude was dropping erratically. "No shit," she said aloud. Six months of listening to the humans' fondness for verbal vulgarity was rubbing off. She'd been observing a heated argument on the ground when the human airjet took her by surprise, veering suddenly off its scheduled course and into the airspace above the woods surrounding the new military base. Swerving right into her path, its engine had disrupted the ultrasonic pulse waves that kept her pod safely aloft. In seconds, the airjet had crashed to the ground and erupted in flames while she watched, unable to do anything other than struggle for control over her own vehicle. The airjet had broken into three jagged pieces; there was little likelihood anyone survived.

The automated emergency beacon started to flash as Alinna gave up trying to recover and instead braced for impact. The tips of treetops snapped hard against the outer shell of her pod, twisting the small craft into a spin. Alinna held on, her heart pounding. Her curving L'inar nerve lines were tight and burning in alarm. The fall took forever, the last of the ultrasonic waves battering the tiny ship against the tall spikes of Earth vegetation. Then, with one sudden stomach-wrenching drop, the craft hit the ground.

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  • Posted July 27, 2010

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    Alien Revealed

    Alinna is an alien (very human like) that has been sent to scout the earth and decide if they would be good allies for her people. She is instructed to stay out of sight and out of the way. Fate has other plans when her small craft crashed near an Earth space base. She is retrieved by Major David Brown who assumes she is a doctor he has been waiting to show up, but he soon realizes she may not be who he thinks she is.

    Whoa Nelly! Talk about a short but very hot romance. The short little book had me blushing like you wouldn't believe. Alinna and David manage to somehow overcome their initial distrust and sparks go flying - perhaps fireworks would be more appropriate. All that aside, the story was cute and entertaining. It ended quite abruptly and seemed almost unfinished though.

    2.5/5

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 16, 2014

    Misogynist Space Porn

    Very strange coming from a woman author.

    It's good to know that alien women are submissive tramps that go down on the first Earth guy they bump into.

    Science Fiction that skips the science. Author should take some physics courses. Moon to Europa in 17 minutes? Does she understand the velocities involved? At least she likes BDSM.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2013

    OK

    This is thinly disguised soft core porn, The plot is a bit shallow, but it is otherwise well written; for what it is; non serious SF

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  • Posted January 5, 2013

    I'd never read an erotic sci fi novel before but am glad I did.

    I'd never read an erotic sci fi novel before but am glad I did. Cain's world building is well thought out, the characters fun and the love scenes smoking! It was definitely a unique, fun blending of genres and I'll have to read the others in the series to see what happens with the Inarii! If you're into sci fi and romance, definitely check this one out!

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  • Posted June 12, 2012

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    Really sexy...

    My Review:


    I adore sci fi books, but admit to worrying about them when they involve sex among humans and an alien life form....that sometimes can get a little bit "different" especially in the spicier novels. But Lilly Cain has found an exceptional balance here. Alinna is an alien, but on the surface she looks just as human as we are. The difference with the Inarrii race is that they have nerve endings on their skin surface which appear like tribal tattoos. For Alinna, these curve around all her erogenous zone....I mentioned they were nerves, right?? Yeah, this whole aspect of the story was really HOT. Also Inarrii's have a sort of mental telepathy especially when touching. hmm, yeah, this is an alien race, but the ways they are different from humans is INCREDIBLY sexy. It made for a fabulously fun novel to read!


    I really enjoyed both these characters. They are both very career driven and worried about their jobs. David is on the verge of commanding a mission to space and trying to keep that from falling apart at the last moment, which he's really worried about. Alinna is supposed to simply observe earth and humans. She is not an undercover agent and doesn't deal well with lying. When she crashes to earth, it's assumed she's someone else, she goes along with it, but it's incredibly stressful for her...something which is incredible difficult for Inarrii's to deal with.


    The thing is, David has some unknown telepathic abilities and he connects to Alinna without even realizing he's doing it. She's so desperate for the contact that she allows it. They form a bond and a connection because of that. This is a story about First Contact for the alien and human races. I liked the way it all fell into place because David and Alinna had that connection before the alien factor ever came into place. They have the mental connection and that works really well as a First Contact tool.


    This was the start of the series and I'm excited to see where these two races go after this First Contact...such a creative way to start a great sci fi series!

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  • Posted May 26, 2012

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    As the first book in a trilogy about an alien species making fir

    As the first book in a trilogy about an alien species making first contact with humans, there's a lot to like and be excited for in the future. With two very likable characters and lots of steamy interludes this was a book that grabbed me from page one and with its open ending has me clamoring for the sequel.

    Alinna's species is highly sexualized and communicates mostly through psychic means. Encountering humans is both exciting and scary, especially after crash landing and being mistaken for someone else. Once her otherworldly origins are discovered she must rely on the first man to ever claim her heart if she wants to get home alive and ensure the formation of a treaty between their species. Alinna is tough yet tender, scared by her unfamiliar surroundings yet does what needs to be done to save both her species and humans. The aspects of their species are intriguing, from the sexual differences to their mental abilities. These aspects make for some very steamy sexual interludes, both in dreams and in actuality.

    David is very honorable and the epitome of heroic. He likes to be dominant which is frowned upon in the military so it's no-holds-barred with Alinna which makes for a scorching hot sexual encounter. David's very likable and a whole new world has been opened to him upon meeting Alinna.

    Both the Earth setting and the first glimpse of the Inarrii show an exciting technological world. It adds an interesting feel to the story and made for vivid imagery. I thoroughly enjoyed the blend of steamy romance and intense action scenes and found this the perfect series starter. I'm excited by the implications of this story's first contact and look forward to further interactions between the species. Lilly Cain has created a visually appealing and mentally intriguing story than sci-fi fans with find immensely satisfying.

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  • Posted May 25, 2012

    Sometimes I worry that books about Aliens will either be too Sta

    Sometimes I worry that books about Aliens will either be too Star Wars-like or too campy, but this one was sensual, funny, and charming. The story about an alien species coming to earth to check out the population and see if earthlings were worthy of a treaty and to save from an evil alien invasion is not new, but this story is written in such a charming manner that it doesn’t seem clichéd at all. The alien is a woman who crashes with a ship and ends up being mistaken for the woman on the ship that also crashed.



    David and Alinna have an almost immediate soul connection. It’s one of those things where you just connect with the person and you know you are going to be friends, lovers, or whatever. To top it off, Alinna comes from a species that is sensual in nature. She and David connect physically, mentally, and emotionally.



    The book is smoking hot, tender, sexy, and will leave you panting for more. I give this book 4 out of 5 clouds and a chili pepper rating of 7. And if you meet any Inarrii men, call me immediately.



    This product or book may have been distributed for review, this in no way affects my opinions or reviews.

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  • Posted July 24, 2010

    Short bit of fun smut

    AR is short - just over 100p - and the writing is just a gloss to connect a few bits of fun smut. However, the concept is interestingly unique and the novel is a great bit of entertaining escapism for a night.

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