• The Captain's Mate

  • The Blue Solace, Book 6
  • By: C.W. Gray
  • Narrated by: Connor Brown
  • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (79 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Welcome back to Charybdis Station and the crew of the Blue Solace (sixth book in the series)

Draif Ando started life as a slave on Vextonar. When he was 15, he met his best friend, Leti Ando, and life got a lot better. Now, he's a Charybdis Station captain and works closely with the lord admiral of the station. He is a free man, finally has a purpose of his own, and has the the best lieutenant in the galaxy by his side. If he's so content, why does he yearn for more, and why is he suddenly picturing children with his eyes and Lucas' ears and tail?

Lucas Meluth knew that Draif was his life mate from the moment they met. He also knew that Draif was demisexual and wasn't attracted to Lucas. Not at first. Now, Lucas notices the way Draif's eyes follow him and the way Draif's innocent touches are suddenly not so innocent. Has the time come for their friendship to turn into more?

Draif and Lucas may finally be figuring their relationship out, but their enemies are approaching and it's time to protect Charybdis station and rid the galaxy of Humans First, once and for all.

Author's Note: This is a sci-fi/fantasy, M/M love story with no angst and no cheating, just a HEA. There is lots of action, a little sex, MPREG, and a few potty mouths involved in the story. Only 18 and up listeners, please. It is also the sixth book in a series that is best listened to in order. Listen to The Mercenary's Mate, The General's Mate, The Soldier's Mate, The Lieutenant's Mate, and The Engineer's Mate first!

©2019 C.W. Gray (P)2019 C.W. Gray

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Wow, just wow!!! I love this series ❤️

I could go on and wax poetic about writing and characters and MM romance and sci-fi romance and mpreg but even if that is or isn't your thing, what I have found above all the great story telling in these books is acceptance. The author doesn't just make the MM romance accepting but the normal within whatever your society is. They also show how if you don't have a family or friends, you find them. You cobble together your tribe and the more open minded you are, the more accepting you are, the more you grow your heart and only happiness will follow. There will be people who don't approve but the people who do will completely outweigh those that don't. And all you have to do is find that tribe, those people that will love and protect you then wrap them around you as your shield against the haters and let love win. Thank you to the author. These stories and this huge family are soooooo needed right now ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜

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swoon! lots of action!

swoon worthy! lots of action- the dangerous fighting type! Draif is so mich fun, this mind and intrigue is amazing. Lucas, swoon, love this station and series

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okay

I love this series, but the audio book is a bit irritating. the narrator rushed reading the story. I felt like I was in a race. I would rather let my Kindle read it to me. There isn't much emotion when a story is rushed and no real change in voice for each character.

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Great story, good narration

The entire series is good; all the books are fun, but this story is my favorite. The narrator does a good job on all the books.

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Cute and quirky sci-fi mpreg

This is book six in The Blue Solace-series and should be read in order. So for biggest enjoyment start with The Mercenary’s Mate.

The book focus on Draif and Lucas and their long awaited journey to happiness. Draif is demi and I have really enjoyed the slow evolvement of their romance through the series. Lucas knew from the start that they are mates but has the patience and good sense to take the time necessary for Draif to fall in love too.

I really like the universe that CW Gray has built here. I like all the different kinds of aliens with all their individual and kultural quirks. It makes for an interesting and diverse setting for a tale as old as time: Good vs Evil.

In all the books in this series The Heroes are really good and The Villains are really bad. So if you are looking for a smooth, easy and very delightful break from everday stresses this is a highly recommended read.

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I love this!

I love this series! Everyone should read it! Great narrator and awesome characters! I need a mini Leti to have and to hold :D

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I really love this series

I haven't come across many romance books, let alone LGBTQ+ romance books that are as full of plot and world building as this series. I've listened to all of them and it's so easy to get attached to the characters. It also doesn't hurt that MPreg is my jam! Waiting (im)patiently (lol) for The Rebel's Mate to come to Audible.

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dragons dogs and cats and aliens

So need more in this series love it all thank you. Lite and drif

last so far of this series love each chracter and couple as well as animals extra so worth the price. just brilliant as well as beautiful. want the right side to win.

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Good

I got this story via audiobook boom and this is my voluntary review. This had a good storyline. I am not a fan of M/M so I moved past those parts but the story was good.

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a entertaining end to a wonderful series

truly enjoyed each and every book in this series. hate to see it end but what a wonderful ending it has. thank you C.W. for taking me on a wonderful ride.

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  • Claudia CG Lezar
  • 12-20-19

as good as the ebook

The story is always 4 or 5 stars, because if I wouldn't like the story as ebook, I wouldn't listen to the audiobook.

The performance from the narrator is also very important for me. I can't listen to a lot, because my English as a non-native-speaker isn't so perfect to follow a whole story over hours, when the narrator speaks too fast or too sloppy. Normally I have to SEE the person, who is talking to me in English. It took me a little bit, to come into the narrator, but at the end, it worked. I only have to take a few breaks between. I'm just not yet finish with the book, but I listen enough to give a review.

PLEASE READ MY RATING SYSTEM!!!

To my ratings:

5* - very very good
it's like an A+

4* - very good and will be often re-listening
it's like an A

3* - it's more then a one-time-listening.
it's like a B

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  • Dennis
  • 12-05-19

Great audiobooks series

I doing one one review for all of the books due to I gave book 1 a bad rating and review. Now it seems the author got his or her groove on after book 1 the story started getting better and better and I look forward to hearing book 7 The Rebel Mate when it comes out.
In so many ways the series could be compared to out us today one group determined to destroy another because how they may worship, look, race or who they love we see this in our government, religious leaders and white supremacists but in the books this happens in the future were man has gone into apace and met other beings soon their is no full human and what there is very small but they have decided go to war against the non human because of how they look, their race and most likely who they love they decide to kill billions of people for what they wanted A Pure Full Human Race and either kill everyone else or sell them into salvery.
As I said I was not pleased with book one but the following books were great and the narrator did a great to bring the story alive. So you check it out today.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 11-02-19

🎧 Sweet Alien Romance 🎧

The Captain's Mate by C.W. Gray. I really enjoyed this alien romance. The story was well written With a lot of action. I loved the characters and their quirky personalities.
The Narrator Connor Brown Did a fantastic job with these characters and story.

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  • Petricia
  • 02-14-22

loved it

l wasn't sure if l would like this book. but with one of my favourite narrators l gave it a go. l wasn't disappointed. the story was interesting and sexy. the characters were lovable. l would recommend this book to all mm lovers.