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Where Warriors Rule. . .
In search of a true and gentle love, fiery Shanelle Ly-San-Ter flees the lustful advances of the blue-eyed barbarian who has been chosen as her lifemate—confused and frightened by the fevered yearnings the handsome brute has awakened in her innocent soul.

Where Passion Reigns. . .
A warrior, virile and magnificent Falon Vanyer is overwhelmed with intense desire for the spirited beauty ...

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Where Warriors Rule. . .
In search of a true and gentle love, fiery Shanelle Ly-San-Ter flees the lustful advances of the blue-eyed barbarian who has been chosen as her lifemate—confused and frightened by the fevered yearnings the handsome brute has awakened in her innocent soul.

Where Passion Reigns. . .
A warrior, virile and magnificent Falon Vanyer is overwhelmed with intense desire for the spirited beauty who has vowed never to be his. And though the heavens themselves conspire against him, he will pursue his sensuous prize—and brave any peril to conquer and claim the keeper of his heart.

Author Biography:

With more than 54 million copies of her books in print and translated into twelve languages, Johanna Lindsey is one of the world's most popular authors of historical romance. Every one of her previous thirty-six novels has been a national bestseller, with several reaching the #1 spot on the New York Times list. Ms. Lindsey lives in Hawaii with her family.

With the same incomparable wit and sensuality that have distinguished her previous 26 New York Times bestsellers, Johanna Lindsey takes readers back to the future with a fiery story of love and rebellion on a distant planet. Shanelle flees the lustful advances of the blue-eyed barbarian, but Falon will brave any peril to claim the keeper of his heart.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780380775057
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/1/1993
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback

Meet the Author

One of the world's most successful authors of historical romance, every one of Johanna Lindsey's previous novels has been a national bestseller, and several of her titles have reached the #1 spot on the New York Times bestseller list. Ms. Lindsey lives in New England with her family.

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Shanelle Ly-San-Ter hit the cushioned exercise mat flat on her back, temporarily losing her breath. Score one for Corth. She'd told him not to go easy on her, and the android had taken her at her word.



"Why do you let it do that to you?" she heard from behind her.

Shanelle got her breath back and it came out in a near growl. She really resented that remark from Jadd -Ce Moerr, one of her fellow graduates from World Discovery, where she had just spent the past nine months. When she had impulsively invited some of her new friends to come home with her for the three-month vacation they had earned before starting their life-careers, she hadn't counted on any of the male cadets taking her up on the offer.

Like most of the graduates from her class, with the exception of herself, Jadd was only eighteen years old. He was also short by her standards, no taller than a Darash male of the servant class on her home planet of Sha-Ka'an. But his relatively diminutive stature, coupled with his age, made him look like the boy he was. When her brother, Dalden, had turned eighteen, no one had doubted that he was a man fully grown. But she supposed Jadd's sandybrown hair, gray eyes, and usually eager expression, along with his occasional tactless remarks like the one he'd just made, kept her from seeing him as anything but a boy.

She sat up now, tossing her long golden braid over her shoulder as she swung around and pinned the Kystrani male with narrowed amber eyes.

"Corth, isn't an it, Mr. Ce Moerr—he's just like family to me. it

It wasn't hard to tell he'd gotten her angry. Those large, almond-shaped eyes could be disconcerting when they narrowed likethat. And Shanelle LySan-Ter was not a small woman. She was, in fact, almost as tall as he was, and Jadd was above average Kystrani height at five feet ten. Of course, she was only half Kystrani herself on her mother's side. The other half was pure Sha-Ka'ani, and everyone knew that the Sha-Ka'ani were of the warrior caste.

But the last thing Jadd had wanted to do was to get her annoyed with him, for the simple reason that he'd been trying to get her to file double occupancy with him ever since they had graduated. He would have tried it before they had graduated, but students were disallowed sex-sharing before then. And it had driven him crazy, being in the same class with Shanelle but not able to touch her. it was still driving him crazy, because she had flatly refused to share sex with him, let alone file for something more permanent. But he couldn't give up. She was, without a doubt, the most beautiful woman he'd ever seen.

He tried placating her now, not really sure what she was angry about, since the concept of "family' was alien to him. Just having a mother and father as she did was alien to him, though he had learned about such things in the portion of his studies that dealt with what might be found on other planets. On Kystran, children were born in artificial wombs and raised in Centers. On Sha-Ka'an, they were barbarically born by females.

"Come on, Shanelle, your android is just a machine. Even I learned families are made up of live persons," Jadd said.

"That's true, which is why I said 'just like.' But just like is pretty damn close as far as I'm concerned. And Corth not only looks lifelike, but my mother's Mock II computer has had years to tamper with his programming, so he's now almost as free-thinking as she is. Besides that, he has been my companion-protector since the day I was born, so he might not take offense at being called an it,, but you better believe I do."

Protector was a rather archaic word, but companion wasn't, and you only had to look at the handsome exterior of the android to know what he had been created for-a woman's entertainment. Real men had a hard time competing with something that perfect in looks and ability, and most men resented the entertainment models. This one was black-haired and green-eyed, and an unheard-of six

feet four inches in height. The tallest any Kystrani male ever got was six feet max, and those men were all slotted for careers in Security. Jadd could have just made the height requirement for Security himself, but he didn't have what it took to bash people to bits, as those in Security were sometimes required

to do. He had the feeling, though, that Shanelle had what it took. Her mother certainly did. Her mother, Tedra De Arr, had been a Sec 1, one of the top Sec I s on the whole planet of Kystran. She had also become a national heroine some twenty years ago when she had brought an army of barbarian warriors to liberate Kystran from the mad dictator who had taken control of the planet. One of those barbarians was Shanelle's father.

Jadd felt he understood now why Shanelle had been turning him down repeatedly. She had a machine whose main function was to give pleasure to its owner. How was he supposed to compete with perfection?

He looked at the android with impotent fury, though his words were addressed to Shanelle. "You should have said he was your companion. Caris said Your mother owned him, so I assumed you wouldn't be sharing sex with him, but—-".

Shanelle's soft laughter cut him off. It was melodious and infectious, the kind of laugh that forced a smile even from strangers who merely heard it in passing. It had the ability to take the edge off his own jealous anger, particularly since it was genuine humor he was hearing, not anything ridiculing or sarcastic.

"I'm sorry, jadd," she said after a moment, "but if you knew my father, you wouldn't have jumped to such a conclusion. Tell him, Corth."

Without expression, the android replied. "'Me

Challen Ly-San-Ter would not allow me near his daughter until the Martha agreed to reprogram my abilities. I am no longer capable of sex-sharing."

"Oh, that's real tough, Corth" Jadd grinned with immense relief. , Jadd," Shanelle

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 1, 2011

    Re-relased from 1993

    I love this book!!!! Copyright 1993, I still have the paperback, I loved this book so much. It is the same story but just re-released and a new cover.

    I just bought my nook today, thought that e-books were supposed to be cheaper than the hardcover or paperbacks.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2001

    Entertaining!

    I read Warrior's Woman - so I picked this one since it was the sequel. I enjoyed this one much more than Warrior's Woman - because Falon had a sense of humor and was much more compromising than Challen (in Warrior's Woman). I enjoyed reading about Tedra and Challen twenty years later (still fighting and loving each other.) I definitely recommend it. Be sure to read Warrior's Woman first.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2000

    The best yet! I loved it!

    Hope she continues, politically incorrect or not. A novel full of male dominance and rebellious, feisty female submissives who get their just rewards within the confines of 'marriage'. A must have book...I've ordered it! The energy, the passion, the excitement, that permeates from Falon and Shanelle is awesome! You won't be dissappointed if you like your men to be men!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2013

    highly recommend

    love all of Johanna Lindsey's books. Very exciting, sexy and enjoyable reading.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2013

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    I think this is going to be my last JL book. Not because she is not a good writer but because her heroines are so angry and reckless. Independent and strong doesnt have to come in form of stubborn and prickly but almost all of her heroines are and i just cant do it anymore. These heroines risk their own lives to make a point that is not strong its stupid.

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  • Posted February 3, 2013

    A must read novel.

    I love Johanna Lindsey's novels. Sometimes, I read them more than once. Several years ago I was working at a hospital in Bakersfield California, and someone had left one of her paperback novels in the waiting area. I took it home with me to read and the rest is history. Just love it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2013

    My own

    I want a warrior of my own. That is how much I love these books

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  • Posted January 11, 2013

    Really would recommend a must read!!!

    If you didn't think you would like Sci-Fi romance you will love Johanna Lindsey she gives you enough to keep reading.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2012

    Good read.

    This book is set in the future. It is the second book in a three book series although its not called a series. Read Warrior's Woman about Tedra first. This story has a great plot and is romantic but, the female is too defiant. There is also too much input from the computer and from the mother; both were annoying and had too much power.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2012

    Love this

    One of my faves

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2012

    Who doesnt love a good spanking!

    I read all three of these books wished there were more! Ilove that her male characters r strong and dominant. When it comes to romance i want him to b the hero in charge!!!

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  • Posted September 28, 2012

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    Worth the read :)

    The secound book in a trilogy... if you like science fiction, and fantacy in your romance I highly suggest this series by Lindsey... Though if you are more of a fan of historical romance I suggest reading Lindseys normal romances in that genre.... some may not like the change in style in this romantic trilogy but I found the change both refreshing and leaving me wanting to see Lindsey writting more of this particular type of romance...worth the read in my mind.

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  • Posted March 19, 2012

    I love all of Johanna Lindsey books. Her three science fiction r

    I love all of Johanna Lindsey books. Her three science fiction romance books are my favorites.....She keeps you interested throughout the books. Did not want to put it down. I really hope that Johanna Lindsey writes more of these types of books. I read and re-read these books. Love them.....

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2008

    Not up to Johanna LIndsey Standards

    It took me two years to read this book. I could not get through the first chapter. I finally forced myself to keep reading it hoping it would get better. I'll admit I'm not a fan of Space Travel, Magic, Time Travel etc... It was just weird.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2007

    A reviewer

    Great love story. This book has a fast, exciting plot. I hated when Fallon spanked Shanelle, but other than that it was great!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2006

    Completely Unexpected from JL

    I was completely shocked when I first started reading this book because it is a book set in the future which in completely off course from the other books I have read from JL. I love her books so I deceided to give it a shot. I really enjoyed this book and I hate that it had a prequel and look forward to reading the sequel. I loved the outlook that love could be in the package you least expect it. As goes for Shanelle and Falon. A must read for JL fans.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2003

    Wow!

    This actually was the first romance novel I've ever read, I was on vacation and my sister lent it to me and I was really surprised!! Really good book, I couldn't put it down. If you like futuristic stories with a romance thrown in this is the book for you!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 4, 2003

    It's a keeper!

    This book is phenomenal. If you can just get over the part where the heroine gets spanked, you'll love it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2000

    Wow!!!

    I am an avid JL fan & when I bought this book it was only because I needed something to read & can always count on JL. Well this book was a complete shocker! Totally unexpected. If seems futuristic but is quite old fashion in its customs. I believe the romance is wonderful, the storyline unique, the characters (all of them) exciting. If you are thinking about getting this one, you should also pick up Warrior Woman at the same time.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2000

    It's a keeper!

    This story has all the things you'd normally hate: tremendously dominating hero (who SPANKS the heroine), sci-fi, female helplessness, etc. But trust me, this book is fabulous. You won't be able to put it down until you've read the last page.

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