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Stephanie Michelakakis worked and sacrificed for her position as a lieutenant in the Coalition. She was on track to become the first woman ever accepted into a Royal Guard, specifically King Jotham's Royal Guard. Then, a life-altering injury shattered her dreams. Now, she must figure out how to move on with her life. 

Nicholas Deffand was the youngest male ever named as the captain of King Jotham's Royal Guard. He served and protected his king to the exclusion of everything else. But now, he's found a woman who not only understood what his job entailed but his dedication to it as well.

These two dedicated people never expected to find love. Will they be strong enough to make it work, or will their relationship be another sacrifice they must make?

©2019 M.K. Eidem (P)2019 M.K. Eidem

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Did Not Like the Cliffhanger!

I have come to expect a certain level of storyline from M. K. Eidem; this one fell short. Her cliffhanger as the ending was not welcome. Especially since this audible edition was released under a different publisher months before the Audible release date. I as an M.K. Eidem fan and 1st buy had to wait to purchase since I prefer Audible. I wonder why she felt it necessary to include a cliffhanger when her previous 3 Challenge books did not?

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Very Pleasurable and a Cute read

For me "Stephanie's Challenge " was very enjoyable it reminded of MK Eidem's Oryon (Torians) short and sweet. It had it's own atmosphere of excitement with the couple, because let be honest we have been waiting to know what happened stephanie health, her career and how her relationship with Nicholas will play out but a hint for what to come next. The Cliffhanger I really didn't mind it was good (it really have me wanting more) MKE really know how to give a good Cliffhanger keeps you guessing for her next books will all the different elements. Just like how she did in Torians and Kaliszain series, MKE has you wondering/guessing what is going to take place with ULL's mission to earth and, the Kaliszain emperor and his empire stories. MK Eidem just keeps us wanting more....Well done miss MKE

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Liked it but...Something missing

This Challenge series are one of my all time favorites and when I'm in the mood for a good Sci-Fi these are my go to.

Not this one. It was good to hear about Stephanie and I love Defan but it didn't sound like the first 3 books. This one didn't grab me by the throat like the others. Loved hearing the previous characters and their lives. It was also too short (novella?) . At 22, 14 , 14 hours, the first 3 were action packed with multiple plots that blended well into great stories. This, not so much. Something was missing.

Narration was awesome as usual. Wish other audiobooks were similarly produced.

I will buy the next one just to see what happens.

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where is book 5

I've really enjoyed this series. that is until I find that there is a "cliff hanger" & no book 5 follows. Why for not?

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not up to previous books

although I have loved listening to this series. this book has been the least satisfying. what ruined this book is the ending. so disappointed it is like the author just threw this book together and added an ending which would cause the consumer to buy the next book if there ever was one.

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No more sound effects!!! Soooo Annoying!!

The story was good but all of the sound effects during this audio are unnecessary. Please stop adding the walking shoes, the utensils clinking on plates and the dang beeps and alarms its sooooo grating on my nerves

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Great series

I love the series. Narrators were fantastic can't wait for the next in the series.

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awesome follow up.

i loved this story and can't wait for the next book. please. hopefully barrack and Mina will find love.

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Stephaie's Challenge

This is the continuance of a thrilling saga. As with all M.K. Eidem's books exciting to the end and ending with a cliff hanger. The narration is the best, like listening to an old radio program with different characters acting out each part.

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Enjoyable Series

I've enjoyed this series very much. While I find the love scenes and the sounds of the women's laughter to be silly, there is a lot of storyline. The sex isn't overdone which is appreciated and the multiple voices are a plus.

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  • 09-16-19

Another great book in this series

The same great read/listen as with all this authors books in this series cannot wait for Barak a Javiras story.

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  • True fan Geni Mack
  • 03-11-20

I have loved all of this series

love love love have re read all books multiple times worth the read loved Stephanie story

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-29-19

really wanted to like this

i was looking forward to this novle as i liked the main characters in the previous books. but this really just felt like part 2 of the previous book. like the author didn't have enough story so they just ended the previous book earlier than intended so it could be used as filler for this one. i found myself getting annoyed at how little the 'main characters' were actually in this. also the love story wasnt developed as in the previous books it was just hey your hot we live together now. a big deal is made out of them being life mates but thats never explained beyond 'its like sole mates' even in the previous books. the issues the plot goes into are interesting and well done you just have to over look how the character's got there. the narration was excellent and oh my got i loved the main male voice.

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  • 10-21-19

Love the sound effects.

Like all books in this series all the characters have different voices and accents. The sound effects are awesome and really bring the audio to life. I wish all audio books were like this! 👍🏻