The Demon Master's Wife (Book 2 of the Forced To Serve Series) [NOOK Book]

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You Will Fall For The Alien Heroes In This Sexy Space Opera

Follow Captain Liam Synar, Peacekeeper Ania Looren, Commander Gwen Jet, Lieutenant Dorian Zade, and the rest of their spaceship crew for guaranteed action, laughs, and fun in this science fiction romance series. The Liberator travels through many star systems on its mission to rescue high profile Peace Alliance ...
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The Demon Master's Wife (Book 2 of the Forced To Serve Series)

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Overview

You Will Fall For The Alien Heroes In This Sexy Space Opera

Follow Captain Liam Synar, Peacekeeper Ania Looren, Commander Gwen Jet, Lieutenant Dorian Zade, and the rest of their spaceship crew for guaranteed action, laughs, and fun in this science fiction romance series. The Liberator travels through many star systems on its mission to rescue high profile Peace Alliance officials. Sometimes they even manage to save one.

Book 2 continues the story of alien mates, Liam and Ania, trying to make peace with their past. Ambassador Ania Looren was content with how she had lived her very long life. If given the choice, she would have chosen death over becoming the Demon of Synar’s physical host. But compelled to save her life, her questionable mate, Captain Liam Synar, made the decision for her. Now she is fighting her own inner darkness as well the dark alien spirit she carries inside her. Liam wants her to love him again, but how can she? She’s still struggling to forgive what he’s done.
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Editorial Reviews

Two Lips Reviews - Leanna, Book Reviewer,
The Demon Master’s Wife has well rounded, multi-faceted characters, a complex, yet engaging futuristic world, and a cliffhanger that I literally groaned at when I read it but excited me for the next installment. The author did a phenomenal job of making me feel like I was part of the Liberator’s crew. Ms. McDonald is definitely a double threat author with her multi-genre offerings and is one to watch.
National Examiner - Jesse Coffey
Set in the future, the plot is riveting. It's tight, full of action, and if I hadn't been reading on the Kindle, I'd definitely have been turning pages fast and furiously. It's the same exquisite agony I have when I'm reading a Stephen King or Diana Gabaldon book – I can't read fast enough to find out what is going to happen next but I can't slow down enough to savor it as I want to. I won't give spoilers, you'll just have to read it to find out.
national examiner.com - Jesse Coffey
Set in the future, the plot is riveting. It's tight, full of action, and if I hadn't been reading on the Kindle, I'd definitely have been turning pages fast and furiously. It's the same exquisite agony I have when I'm reading a Stephen King or Diana Gabaldon book – I can't read fast enough to find out what is going to happen next but I can't slow down enough to savor it as I want to. I won't give spoilers, you'll just have to read it to find out.
http://www.twolipsreviews.com/content/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8204&Itemid=36 - Leanna Two Lips Reviews
The Demon Master’s Wife has well rounded, multi-faceted characters, a complex, yet engaging futuristic world, and a cliffhanger that I literally groaned at when I read it but excited me for the next installment. The author did a phenomenal job of making me feel like I was part of the Liberator’s crew. Ms. McDonald is definitely a double threat author with her multi-genre offerings and is one to watch. ~ Leanna, Two Lips Reviews
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014278096
  • Publisher: Donna McDonald
  • Publication date: 3/24/2012
  • Series: FORCED TO SERVE , #2
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 322
  • Sales rank: 192,826
  • File size: 735 KB

Meet the Author

Donna McDonald is an active dreamer and finds writing to be the best way to use her creativity.

Needing to satisfy both sides of her brain, she is a cross-genre author of contemporary, fantasy, and paranormal romances. Her books appear on bestseller lists for humor, romantic comedy, space opera, and more.

She craves laughter from her readers and focuses her attention on making that happen as often as possible. She loves to hear from anyone who has read her books.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 3, 2014

    Great Series

    Great Scifi romance.

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  • Posted April 12, 2014

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    AudioBook Review Stars  Overall: 4  Narration 4  Story  4  P

    AudioBook Review
    Stars  Overall: 4  Narration 4  Story  4 




    Picking up right where the first book left off, I think that the novella was able to present much of the background information that is integral to this story, without dragging down the pace and flow with too much information.  These books will not stand alone: you are well-served by reading them in order as only a nod is given to provide information from the first book. 




    Aria is dealing with her hosting of Malachi, yet Liam’s brother Conor is still a great threat.  In a secondary thread, Dorian and Gwen are still struggling with their on again off again relationship and attraction, it’s quite funny to see Dorian: an enlightened being totally and completely flummoxed by Gwen’s independence, sharp tongue and guarded heart.  




    It is interesting to note that even though things are rather curiously jumbled in the relationships, and the men are really no more able to understand their women’s needs, that the underlying conflicts are all really about communication and honesty with the couples.  




    But, Conor is providing a serious threat to all: wanting to claim Malachi for himself, and not all is well in the universe: Dorian is in trouble, and an ambassador that should have been working for peace is tied to Conor and determined to cause upheaval in Liam’s life. 




    Each story is treated with respect and pacing that fits the action, even as all of the subplots do circle back to revolve around Aria and Liam.  We also see a growth and development for Malachi, from demon with a very jaded approach and outlook toward the humans he encounters, he starts to see that he is also an integral cog in the works: and that there are those who will deal with him as a being worthy of acknowledgement, not just an unwanted tool.   If you are looking for pure sexy talk and erotic moments, the use of some strange phrasing keeps the steam levels down, even as reactions are described in detail, although the emotional components are well detailed and explained.  




    Narration is again provided by Allyson Johnson: she again does a nice job of bringing the characters to light with her use of changes in pitch and tone. Unfortunately, there were several sections where it took a moment for her to get into the voice that I had come to associate with a particular character, as well as obvious moments of ‘cutting in’ phrases that perhaps didn’t make the editing cut. There were several of these fluctuations in the production, and sadly they did pull me from the story for the moment until resolved.  Compared to the first book’s recording there were some misses here that I did not expect. 




    This has been a fun ride through these two stories: they are complex and rich with characters that are distinct and unique, even as they have traits that are all too human and familiar.  I’m curious about the next step in the series. 




    I received an AudioBook copy of the title via AudioBook Jukebox for purpose of honest review. I was not compensated for this review: all conclusions are my own responsibility. 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2014

    Very entertaining. I know this is a scifi/fantasy romamce, but I think it would be 4 stars if there was less time spent on the romace. The scifi/fantasy aspect is more interesting .

    The whole demon thing is imaginative and I am more interested in the story of how everyone evolves, including the demon, and discover who they really are and how their talents should be used, than in the repetitive descriptions of everyone's feelings. Plus, it ends up with inconsistencies in the descriptions of the characters. It is clear that love & sex drives the stories, but we don't need to be hit over the head with it over & over until it becomes cheesie romance. It makes the quality of the stories uneven. I think Dorian & Chiang are more interesting than Liam now, as he is not as developed a character. I would like to know more about how Liam is coping with being a demon master in the face of all the huge changes in his mate, the demon & his brother! What is in the training books? And now, how are they going to rescue Dorian & his mother?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2012

    Continuation

    Started off exactly where book 1 ended author really glued the characters together and made the stories flow cannot wait to read book 3

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  • Posted April 18, 2012

    Love the book I was more interested in the side characters of Do

    Love the book I was more interested in the side characters of Dorian and Gwen. I found them more interesting than the main characters of Liam and Ania. So with that said cannot wait for Siren Song to come out however I like that through two books, she has keep all of the characters involved. I personally get fustrated with authors who will start a series and each book focuses on a different character but the drop the character from the previous books. If I like the book prior with those characters it drives me to get an entire series. Basically what main characters you start with in the first book keep them around in following books with equally air time.

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