Zar

Book One in the Galaxy Gladiators Alien Abduction Romance Series
Narrated by: Zachary Zaba
Series: Galaxy Gladiators, Book 1
Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
Categories: Romance, Paranormal
4.3 out of 5 stars (168 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Snatched from Earth. Bound for slavery. Can love offer escape?

Kidnapped from Earth, aboard a slave ship, Anya is thrown in a cell with Zar, a handsome half-lion gladiator, and forced to breed or be killed. 

Zar’s life is an unbroken nightmare consisting of sleep, eat, fight, repeat. He’s not interested in helping Anya, and he’s definitely not interested in love. Except she’s the first female to ever touch his heart - or remind him he has a soul. 

If you like hot alpha aliens, kick-ass Earth women who mastermind insurrections, and sexy action romance, check out Zar, the first book in the paranormal romance Galaxy Gladiators series. This stand-alone book contains steamy sex scenes with a guaranteed happily-ever-after, no cheating, and no cliffhanger. 

Buy Zar to begin exploring the galaxy with Anya and Zar today! 

Trigger warning: Anya and Zar are forced to mate; these scenes are delicately handled.

©2019 Alana Khan (P)2019 Alana Khan

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Good read (short) but very well written hope this series continues soon would love to know how it ends

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Great new author for me!

I hesitated to buy this audiobook because I’d never heard of the author, but I’m glad I did. This story is about a woman who wakes up in an alien slave ship and is given to a gladiator type to be bred. Neither of them is thrilled about it, but the only other option is death by the shock collars they are forced to wear. Gradually, they become closer and love begins to happen. The heroine has an idea to overthrow the slavers and escape using their ship. With much planning, they succeed, but the hero is critically injured during the battle. The story moved along fast and had a good plot with memorable characters. I wasn’t sure about the narration at first, but it improved after the first chapter. It would have been better with both a male and female narrator.

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Great story

This was my first book by Alana Khan and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I really like her writing style as well as the pace of the book. Anya was taken from earth, along with other women, in the middle of the night. She was put in Zar’s cell, who is a half-lion gladiator, and forced to mate with him. After a mating, she would be taken to medical and checked to make sure they actually mated. They wanted Zar to impregnate her. How humiliating! Zar had a cold, unfeeling heart until he gets to know Anya. The two of them become close. In hearing Zar's back story of how he was treated and the things he was forced to do, I could not help but feel sorry for him. Anya turns out to be a VERY strong woman in spite of her circumstances, especially when she initiates the uprising. I did not care for the narrator, Zachary Zaba, and had a hard time getting into the book because of his narration. At times the sound quality would get so low I could hardly hear him. The constant turning the sound up then back down again got to be annoying. I could hear him better when he did the female voice than when he did the male voice. I received this free copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.he did the male voice. I received this free copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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LOVED!

I was given this free review copy audio-book at my request and have voluntarily left this review. Loved Zar and Anya! Zar is a slave gladiator and Anya is a human slave, they are forced to have sex or be killed. Zar and Anya start to fall for each other and plan to escape with the other captives. Alana Khan does a great job with the story line and all the characters. Narrator Zachary Zaba does a great job bringing the story to life.

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Couldn’t finish the book because I couldn’t hear Half of the words because of the low bass level.

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Wow! That’s all, just wow!

I love this book! It’s exciting and captivating. I’ve already made up my mind to read all of Alana Khan’s books. I like the sci-fi romance trope of people taken by aliens and the excitement of seeing new worlds and encountering new dangers and the wonder of getting to know and even care about alien beings. I enjoy them when they are more realistic than amusing. This new writer is a psychologist, so she understands well the motivations of behavior. I would definitely recommend this book. It’s worth every star!

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Good book

Narration was good. It was my first time using audible. Also this was a new genre for me. I couldn't wait to get to the next book in the series.

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Book is good

I bought this book on kindle and love the series! So I bought the audible too because if I like a book I usually do this. The performance is by a new guy. I hope he can read better after this criticism because he has potential. Speak louder so I do not have to turn up my volume so much it crackles or sounds bad. Please slow down so I do not need to slow it on my own. Enunciate clearly please because it is almost mumbling/stumbling words. Your voice I nice and I want you to continue.

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terrible narrative

didn't like the narrative. the story could be so much more with A better narration too monotone

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New Series

love the new series AWESOME start cool characters likeable storyline can't wait to finish it

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  • Sara B
  • 02-12-20

Steamy Sci-fi Romance

Steamy Sci-Fi Romance Zar, the first book in the Galaxy Gladiators series, is a pretty explicit sci-fi alien romance. This was my first book by Alana Khan, I was pleasantly surprised by her creativity and her descriptive writing. The storyline is engaging with dark and erotic elements, it held my attention from start to end. The main characters are great, they have depth and inner strength. Zar, the hero, was born in captivity and raised as slaved and became Gladiator and is forced to breed. To survive, he learned to lock his emotions tight. Anya, a human, didn't believe in extraterrestrial life, nevermind being abducted and waking on a slave ship. The being thrown into a cage with a feline humanoid alien and forced to breed. During their captivity, both Anya and Zar learn to open up to each other, lean-to trust, bond, and fall in love. I thought Zachary Zaba did a great job with the narration and the characters' emotions. Overall, I enjoyed this audiobook, particularly the storyline. I was given a free copy of this audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this unbiased review.

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  • dotty b.
  • 10-12-20

well written, kept me listening

loved it cant wait until the nexr one, it had romance fighting and suspence great.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 10-28-19

audio recording really bad

I couldn't even get through the 1st chapter of this. the audio was so bad that I could barely hear the narrative. I listen to tons of books on audio and this is the 1st one I seriously could not understand what was going on and I couldn't turn the stero up any more to listen to it and because all got was feedback and bass. very disappointed