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Hannah Bell, the oldest of the three Bell sisters, spends most of her time in the remotest parts of the world photographing endangered animals. She is also gifted with an extraordinary sixth sense, which has saved her life on more than one occasion. When she senses something has happened to her littlest sister, Tink, she will do whatever it takes to protect her. What she doesn't know is her sister's best friend's new science experiment has opened a portal to another world - a world she is about to be taken to whether she wants to go or not.

Borj 'Tag Krell Manok is the calmest of his four brothers, or so he always thought. The second oldest, he has been assigned the task by his father and the council to bring the sister of his brother's bond mate to their world. Borj knows deep down that Hannah is destined to be his bond mate - something he has hoped for since his first mating-rite ceremony. What he doesn't expect when he meets her is her resistance - or her independence.

When she is kidnapped by a rival clan, Borj will do anything to get her back. Hannah and Borj's escape into the vast forests of Prime draw them together in a fight not only for their lives but for a deeper understanding and trust between two vastly different worlds. Borj discovers Hannah is a fierce and cunning mate while Hannah discovers Borj is the perfect warrior to protect and love her.

©2012 Susan E. Smith (P)2016 Susan. E. Smith

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  • Daisy
  • PALMYRA, VA, United States
  • 01-29-16

Wow, what a great book!!!

This series gets better and better. I love that the women in this stories are head strong,independent. And know how to kick some Warriors ass. This story is filled with witty banter, humor and just the right amount of hot steaming sex. The narrator did an excellent job. I can't wait for book 3. If you like alien fantasy romance down load this series. S E Smith is an amazing writer and she deliverers great storylines. So worth a credit

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  • CAROLYN
  • Newark, New Jersey, United States
  • 01-28-16

GOOD SCI-FI ROMANCE + STEAM, DRAMA, ACTION & HOOTS

When I'm in the mood for a sextraterrestrial listen I turn to S.E. Smith because over and over again she has captured my imagination with her various loveable Alpha Aliens. And, especially in this series, she fills the listen with interesting characters for you to care about so, when you finish the book, you can't wait until the next one comes out so you can, once again, dip into this alternate Universe.... where women are worshiped by gorgeous Prime Warriors.

This book continues where Tink and J'kar's story left off and now Tink wants her Mom close by so J'kar's brother Borj is only too happy to take on the mission and bring Tink's Mom to her.... but he also has a mission of his own. Since seeing a picture of Tink and her two Sisters he has been obsessed with one of them - Hannah and he's sure she's his bonded mate. But unfortunately he doesn't quite pick the best time to get acquainted.... and he's not prepared for the painful welcome he gets when he creeps in on the feisty Hannah unannounced and in the middle of the night. Hannah had a very traumatic experience in her teens and now prefers a fairly solitary existence photographing wildlife in dangerous and deadly environments. And, after her trauma, she's made sure she can look after herself by taking self defence lessons which happily come in very handy when a huge intruder thinks he can calmly break into Cosmos's home.

This results in some fun chapters and, although Borj doesn't get the welcome he was expecting,..... he does get the positive answer he was hoping for - the beautiful Hannah is his mate - but unfortunately she'll need a lot of convincing on that issue. Thankfully Borj gets help from an unlikely source..... her loving parents who are fun, sexually very open minded and are all too willing for this tender but strong and protective Prime Warrior to claim their daughter. They're also very keen to go and visit Tink on Baade which makes for witty banter, sly sexual innuendos and some fun visualizations because these two become well loved sexual Gurus to any Prime citizen with questions.

Hannah and Borj's romance flows along imperfectly perfect with touching tender scenes as well as passionate steamy scenes too. There's drama and angst because, despite Borj's heartfelt promises to protect his Hannah, she is kidnapped not once but twice.... once by good men with good intentions and once by very very bad men with nothing but bad intentions - which make for some tension filled scenes . Dual, and occasionally multiple, POV's and this fantastic fantasy world, along with it's many inhabitants, are all wonderfully brought to life by a very good narrator. And it leaves you eagerly anticipating your next visit with them.

Worth a credit? This listen was very enjoyable, was really entertaining, was a hoot, was much more than I'd hoped for and, in my little world, was, and is, definitely creditworthy. IMO, this would best be listened to after book 1 which has the initial introductions to all the characters, explains the Gateway, tells the backstory to their race, outlines their dilemmas and shows what a super-caring race these Prime Aliens are.

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I don’t really have a lot to say about this one, I liked it but I didn’t love it and I just found Hannah to be an ok character nothing about her jumped out at me and connected me to the story and that’s totally ok.

I liked Borj and I am glad he found his mate.

Just because I didn’t connect well with this book doesn’t mean I didn’t like it or that I won’t keep going with the series I will.

I enjoyed the narration; I again believe she brought out the voice of the characters in a unique way.

*You don't have to like my review but its 100% my opinion, and I am allowed to have it.*

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Verdict is in

I have found that I do indeed like the narrator. I have listened to the first two audio books several times and I don't think you can do that if you really dislike the narrator. No, I am enjoying my audio books alot. Thanks Suzanne, I appreciate your hard work.
Oh yea, thanks to the author too!😌

When will we hear from Gracie?

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Great sci-fi romance!

This second audiobook in this series was very entertaining and fast paced. Hannah is Tink’s sister, from the first book. She’s a wildlife photographer and returns from Africa when she feels something is happening to her sister. She’s surprised at Tink’s home by an intruder and bashes him with a skillet! The hero is the brother of a Tink’s new mate and he’s there t bring Hannah back to his world to help her sister with her pregnancy. She gets a big surprise to ind out he claims to be her fated mate. Along with her parents, she travels with Borj and things are good, until she’s kidnapped. Narration is very well done. Looking forward to listening to the next book in this series!

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Actually pretty good; got some feels out of me

Being an introvert with some socialization issues myself, the loneliness expressed by Hannah and Borj really struck a cord for me. Good love story. Too bad real life isn’t like that.

Ms. Freeman is a pretty good narrator, but she needs work: her speed, pacing, and gender voices are great, but I think she puts too much emphasis on enunciation. Since there are no accents in this story, there’s no way to know how she is there.

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Another ride in the unknown and more adventure

S.E. Smith has done it again for me. I love the work of Cosom's Gateway. The Gateway opened by pure accident has lead to many a new adventures for a family of women and their friends. This time around was Hannah's turn. She finds that she had a dream that could only be brought to life by a man out of this world. Dreams do come true. She strong, determined and have been through much. Borj would do anything to meet the lady from the picture. He just never imagined that she would knock him out on multiple occasions. The whole bonding thing without consent was not the fave of mine but it was a part of the culture and customs of the world that has in-directly become involved with Earth. Join the ups, downs, and adventures of Borj and Hannah. Her parents are just wonderful. The take down of these strong men are fun and entertaining. Just because Earth women are small they are powerful.

Narrator Suzanne Elise Freeman has grown on me with her distinctive voices for the various characters that we meed in this installment. The consistency of tone, pitch, and voices for each person.

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GREAT SERIES

I have read the book awhile back and have listened to the audio z several times. Wonderful, amazing, heart stopping, and steamy romance,all wrapped into one amazing series. Which I hope you have not given up on. Derrick needs his book too.Love these Prime warriors, as much as the Dragon warriors. Please keep this series going. Highly recommend this story. The narrator has done a great job on the different characters. She brought life to this book just as much as Ms. Smith brought life to her story.

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  • BK
  • 06-23-17

The second book did not disappoint!

Any additional comments?

Story was well written and I loved that it incorporated many of the characters from the previous book. Preferred this narrator to past narrators of SE Smith's books.

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Dark story for a romance..but ended good.

I liked how the H helped Hannah deal with her scaring last and helped her to heal and trust in him. They developed a truly sweet romance, then she was kidnapped by two crazy alien mountain men and the human guy who tried to rape and kill Tink in the first book. The two mountain men who are brothers plan to share her. Although she isn't raped there is a scene where she is molested and hurt, this could be a trigger. It doesn't last long and the man decides to ride up and rape the human guy. Luckily they don't go into much detail, Hannah closes her eyes and humms to block out what is happening. In the end, she is rescued and her mate kills the three that took her. One thing I didn't like was that author didn't include the right her mate had with each to the death. I wanted details especially on the human guys death....he's suck a psycho I wanted to hear him in fear, oh well. These alien hunks are very potent, or as Tink says "potent SOB", Hannah is also pregnant with twins. Yeah!!!

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  • Farnham_red
  • 06-06-16

Nice bit of escapism better than the first book

This is a better book than the first, though I would recommend book 1 before this as this book follows on immediately from the (unsatisfactory) end of book 1.

The characters are better and the plot has much more to it. The balance of plot to sex scenes is about right.
Fairly predictable mix of lovers falling out, peril for the heroine and some quite funny scenes and some raunchy bedroom action. The book pans out pretty much as you would expect.
I really liked the character of Hannah. I also thought Borj was a better defined person than J'kar in the first book
I still dont like the narrator I don't think the male voices are good at all but the female voices are OK.
I enjoyed the book and will definitely be downloading the next one


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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-07-16

Even better than reading the book.

I loved all S.E. Smith's books but in audio format they are even better. I couldn't recommend this author more. She's one of my favourites and in audio format you get a real feel for the emotions of the characters.